How to Give Effective Feedback that Works

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Teachers spend hours giving effective feedback only to have students not respond or use it to improve. In this case, one could argue that the teacher isn’t giving effective feedback because it is not being used to learn. Twelve-year English teacher turned principal Jordan Catapano helps us have more effective feedback that actually works to […]

5 Writing Strategies and Tools to Reach Every Learner

Michele Haiken on Episode 470 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Do your students hate to write? If you need quick ideas to help reach reluctant and struggling writers, Michele Haiken will help us learn more! Listen to Michele Haiken talk about engaging students in writing Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Michele Haiken – Bio as Submitted Michele Haiken, Ed.D. is an […]

What This Writing Expert Learned That Will Make You a Better Teacher

Angela Stockman on episode 454 of the 10-Minute Teacher

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Angela Stockman has been spending time with students as she teaches them to improve and enjoy their writing. She’s learned some remarkable things that she shares on this show. Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Angela Stockman – Bio as Submitted Angela Stockman facilitates professional learning experiences for […]

5 Questions We Ask While Using Rubrics

Rubrics can be helpful. But when are they not helpful? What mistakes do we make when using rubrics? English teacher, Dr. Scott N. Forrest shares the five questions they ask at his school when working with rubrics. Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Dr. Scott N. Forrest Scott […]

150+ Digital Activities for the K-2 Classroom Inside One Simple App

For iPad and Google Play Tablet Devices of All Kinds

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The Really Good StuffⓇ Digital Learning Collection has over 150 apps for kindergarten to second-grade classrooms. Recently, I took a tour of this amazing app. Perhaps you’re wondering how more than 150 apps can be inside one? It is possible. The Really Good Stuff team has curated the best apps in education for the K-2 […]

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 […]

The Thank You Project #MondayMotivation

Morgan Toal shares on episode 356 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Teacher Morgan Toal shares the powerful writing project that she calls the “Thank You Project” – what a great way to be kind and considerate and teach writing at the same time! This is a fantastic project to consider around Thanksgiving, at the end of the school year or something you could do throughout the […]

Motivating Kids to Read and Write: Sparks in the Dark

Todd Nesloney and Travis Crowder on Episode 346 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Todd Nelsoney and Travis Crowder talk about some of the ideas to get kids excited about reading and writing from their book “Sparks in the Dark.” We can motivate and excite kids about reading and writing. Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Bios as Submitted Travis Crowder Travis […]

Inspiring a Love of Writing in Fifth Graders

Episode 343 with Faith Marie Brody

Classroom teacher Faith Maria Brody talks about how she inspires a love of writing in her fifth graders. Today’s Sponsor: Advancement Courses Donor’s Choose. From now until September 28, Advancement Courses, an online provider of professional development for K-12 teachers, is donating 10% of their sales to funding DonorChoose.org projects. Go to advancementcourses.com/give to submit your project today. Get a discount off […]

5 Ideas for Writing with Technology (#4 episode of Season 3)

Jacqui Murray in the #4 episode of the year so far

Jacqui Murray shares how we can encourage an improvement in writing using technology. These creative ways will help you think about how to help children, particularly those who struggle with handwriting and typing. We’re counting them down! This is the #4 Episode of Season 3 of the 10-Minute Teacher. Sponsor: Advancement Courses has more than 200 graduate level […]