Join Me in the Personalized Learning EdWeek Summit with Texthelp

We'll be in Room 8: Texthelp: Enabling Students to Personalize Their Own Learning

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We can enable students to personalize their own learning. With apps, tools, and knowledge about how they learn, students who have learning differences can empower themselves to learn better and faster. I have learned this from experience both with my students and my children who have learning differences. I’ll be in Room 8 Sponsored by […]

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 […]

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 […]

Motivating Struggling Learners in Summer School and in Class Everyday

Barbara Blackburn on episode 326 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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So many kids struggle, especially in summer school. Popular author, Dr. Barbara Blackburn, gives us some tips to start summer school or any school year in a way to help struggling learners set goals. This must-listen episode will give you ideas for having a great summer as well. Advancement Courses has more than 200 graduate […]

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 […]

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

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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 […]

Understanding ADHD and Helping Kids Succeed

Katherine Firestone on episode 289 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Katherine Firestone helps parents and kids with ADHD. Having been diagnosed with ADHD herself, Katherine is uniquely positioned to help us understand what to do to help children with ADHD and their parents. Legends of Learning has awesome free science games and activities to celebrate earth day on April 22. coolcatteacher.com/earth Check out their NGSS […]

Iditarod Teacher: How to Connect and Learn from the Iditarod Race

Heidi Sloan on episode 258 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Heidi Sloan is the Iditarod teacher for this year. It starts on March 3 – 18. Get free lesson plans, connect with a musher and get your kids excited. Check out Jennifer Gonzalez’ 2018 Teacher’s Guide to Technology for more than 200 tools with special tips, videos, and screenshots to get you started. Listen Now […]

Why Kids Can’t Stop Moving: The Neuroscience Behind a Student’s Need to Move

Suzanne Creswell on episode 244 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Students have reasons for how they behave, particularly if they have learning differences and learn in unique ways. Occupational and physical therapist, Suzanne Cresswell, helps us understand children and why some of them just can’t stop moving. Jennifer Gonzalez has released her 2018 Teachers Guide to Technology with over 200 education technology tools including tools […]