Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset Review: Awesome VR in 360

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I donned my Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset at about 10:30 p.m. After what seemed like five minutes, I took off the headset — to find it was 12:30 a.m.! I had spent two exciting hours (about half of it with my mouth open) in a complete flow state exploring a new virtual reality world […]

Literature Performance Odyssey with Drama and Student Leadership

Marynn Dause on episode 318 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

They only had a 2 ½ weeks to teach the entire Odyssey. So, teacher Marynn Dause met with her students. They decided to follow the pattern of Homer and become storytelling bards themselves with powerful results. Marynn shares this innovative approach to teaching the Odyssey invented by her students along with their advice for using […]

How to Engage Students and Find Your Creative Breakthrough

Hope King on episode 306 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Hope King from Ron Clark Academy has an inspiring message for teachers about using your creativity to engage students. She talks about how every teacher can make their classroom more exciting and why it is necessary. SMART’s Give Greatness contest is today’s sponsor. SMART wants to recognize educators across the globe who inspire greatness in […]

5 Googley Ways to Celebrate Poetry Month

Eric Curts on episode 300 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Eric Curts gives us five ways to use Google apps, extensions and tools to celebrate Poetry Month. From blackout poetry to rhymefinding extensions, learn about some tools you can use all year long in your language arts classes. Advancement Courses has more than 200 graduate level online PD courses for K-12 teachers. Go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat […]

Making Better Videos and Movies with Students

Joe Brennan on episode 297 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Digital filmmaking can successfully be integrated into any class. Learn practical tips and ideas from Joe Brennan for making movies in the classroom. Advancement Courses has more than 200 graduate level online PD courses for K-12 teachers. Go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat and use the code COOL20 at checkout for 20% off any course. Listen Now Listen […]

Legends of Learning: The Game-Based Science Platform for Grades 3-8

Sponsored by Legends of Learning

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Students love to play games, and they also need real-world examples to help science come alive. With this in mind, Legends of Learning is a fantastic platform full of NGSS aligned science games that does both. Kids in grades 3-8 will love these science games. As shown below, game selection is easy for teachers. Just […]

How to Host a Student Media Festival

Mike Lawrence on episode 287 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Mike Lawrence, a current organizer of the longest running student media festival in the country, shares how to set up and run your own media festival. With a big hat tip to our mutual friend Hall Davidson who started this event, we learn the ins and outs of student media festival and how you can […]

5 Ways to Bring Sustainable Food Understanding into Your School

Julie Willcott on episode 285 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Julie Wilcott talks about how we can bring sustainable food systems and understanding into our schools with these five simple ideas. Sponsor: The STLinATL Conference will be at Woodward Academy in Atlanta July 26-27, 2018. I’ll be speaking with other amazing educators like Suzy Boss, Janet Zadina, Jay McTighe, Dr. Brendan Ozawa de Silva, Scott […]

Awesome Atlanta Education Conference: STLinATL – July 26-27, 2018

Join me and other education speakers at Woodward Academy in Atlanta this summer

STLinATL is an exciting education conference hosted at Woodward Academy in Atlanta this summer July 26-27. I’ll be speaking along with Jay McTighe, Dr. Janet Zanida, Suzie Boss and more at this affordable conference ($295 including meals and conference attendance.) THE STLinATL CONFERENCE WILL FOCUS ON THE FOLLOWING AREAS: Whole Child (e.g., mindfulness, brain-based learning, […]

Classroom Earth: Teach Conservation By Going Outside

The Flint River Project: An Exemplar Whole-School Project

If I had one wish for the classrooms of the world, it is that we would all leave the four walls and enter Classroom Earth. In Classroom Earth, we will study nature in nature. We will be citizen scientists taking measurements that matter as citizen scientists. We will study and record history. As a result, […]