Student-Authored Interviews: A Powerful Way to Empower Students to Lead

Daniel Miyake works with his student leaders in Los Angeles to interview leaders in education including STE CEO Richard Culatta, SAMR creator Ruben Puentedura, and Scratch founder, Mitchel Resnick. Daniel believes that the students not only are being empowered to have voice but also are forwarding the “CLEAR” goals that his district has outlined for […]

Games and Play Based Learning in Middle and High School

C. Ross Flatt in Episode 399 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Play can be used to teach. C. Ross Flatt from the Institute of Play, talks about exemplars and best practices for play in the middle and high school classrooms. Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. C. Ross Flatt’s Bio as Submitted C. Ross Flatt is the Director of […]

Transformational Teaching in Tough Times Part 2 with Sia Kyriakakos

Episode 394 of the 10-Minute Teacher Show.

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Baltimore teacher Sia Kyriakakos continues her powerful interview about transformative teaching in tough situations. Her art classroom is an incredible place to learn and connect. Episode Sponsor: Project Pals has a useful classroom collaborative platform that lets you create and manage projects for your students. Right now, my students are creating and managing a project as […]

Gold Standard Project Based Learning: Project Based Teaching

Suzie Boss on Episode 384 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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After much research, Suzie Boss shares what makes excellent project-based teaching and gives a sneak peek into her book by the same name. Project Pals has a useful classroom collaborative platform that lets you create and manage projects for your students. Right now, my students are creating and managing a project as they are creating […]

The neuroscience of play, games, and learning (and why Fortnite might not be so bad)

Episode 379 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Dr Dave Neale is a researcher in the psychology of play and learning at the Centre for Play, Education, Development and Learning (PEDAL) at The University of Cambridge. Today he talks about the neuroscience of play, games, and learning in the classroom. (We also discuss a little about Fortnight.) Advancement Courses has more than 200 […]

Kindergarten Kindness Superheroes and the DNA of Kindergarteners

Laurie McIntosh on episode 374 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Laurie McIntosh shares how her kindergarten kindness “superheroes” wear their capes and spread kindness around their community. She also shares how she surveys student’s DNA (dreams, needs, and abilities) and a touching story about the impact this has on the classroom. Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection The Really Good Stuff Digital Learning […]

One Way to Help Kids with the Trauma and Drama of Life

Dianne Maroney on Episode 369 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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The Imagine Project has free journals and lesson plans that help students cope with the drama and trauma of life. Dianne Maroney helps teachers understand writing strategies shown to help children appreciate resilience in themselves and one another. Today’s Sponsor: Advancement Courses Donor’s Choose. From now until September 28, Advancement Courses, an online provider of […]

14 Million People Read Her Classroom Tweet About 1 Question She Asks Students

André Sasser on episode 364 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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André Sasser, a 9-year math teacher, tweeted something that has been viewed by 14 million people. This simple statement has transformed Andre’s classroom in powerful ways. Learn about the question and the changes that have made her math classroom a more exciting place. Today’s Sponsor: Advancement Courses Donor’s Choose. From now until September 28, Advancement […]

All 4’s and 5’s: Secrets to AP Teaching Success

Andrew Sharos on episode 359 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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AP US History Teacher, Andrew Sharos, talks about how to create a collaborative environment that helps students learn and succeed in AP courses. It definitely isn’t just drill and practice, but a team experience that starts with a relationship. Sponsor: PowerSchool has fantastic a fantastic K12 Academic Leaders Webinar Series at coolcatteacher.com/PowerSchoolWebinar including my “Digital Dozen: 12 Tips for […]

Language Teacher: Cultural Awareness and Story to Excite Kids about Learning Spanish

Jennifer Degenhardt in episode 354 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Jennifer Degenhardt talks about how she uses stories in Spanish to help students engage with learning Spanish. Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Resources Mentioned in the Show La chica nueva | The New Girl | La Nouvelle Fille (soon to be released) El jersey | The Jersey […]