Technical Writing with Drones in the Traditional Literature Classroom

Jeremy Rinkel on episode 568

Jeremy Rinkel has added technical writing to his traditional English Literature course. As a form of relevant non-fiction writing, Jeremy uses drones, robots, and 3d printers to give students an exciting topic on which to write their how-to and technical manuals. Dive deeper into what he’s doing and learn how to apply it to your […]

Plagiarism Prevention: Best Practices with Urkund

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Urkund is a plagiarism prevention tool with many benefits for teachers in helping students create original work. In this blog post, I’ll share my review of this product from a company founded in 2000 and will talk about its benefits and features. Urkund is a cost-effective plagiarism prevention tool, integrates with popular LMS systems, and […]

How to Create a Summer Writing Notebook

Angela Stockman on Episode 508

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Today Angela Stockman @AngelaStockman challenges teachers and students to create a summer writing notebook with the #flaneur challenge. This is going to be fun! Let’s do this. Urkund: Today’s Sponsor Urkund is great as a plagiarism prevention tool and connects with most common Learning Management Systems like Google Classroom, Moodle, and Canvas or as a […]

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 […]