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 […]

5 Ideas to Include Every Child in your Classroom: Inclusion Strategies

Toby Karten on episode 240 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

We can include every child in our classroom with these five important reminders from inclusion expert, Toby Karten. Children are precious and important. These reminders can help us all be better teachers. PowerSchool is my SIS and LMS and is the sponsor of today’s show. On January 31, they have a free webinar“Preparing Students for […]

Helping Autistic Students Travel by Making Books

Brett Bigham on episode 208 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Autistic children can struggle with unfamiliar places. However, one teacher of the year has found a way to help improve traveling experiences for autistic children and their families. Brett Bigham has created a way to use books to help special needs and young children prepare to go to new places. Learn about this technique and […]

4 Geeky Gifts for Teachers

Leslie Fisher on episode 198 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Leslie Fisher, a favorite geek of many teachers, has some cool gift ideas for teachers (or your favorite geek.) I hope you get some ideas for your favorite teacher-geek. Today’s Sponsor: Bloomz is the tool I chose for parent/teacher communication. To find out why read www.coolcatteacher.com/bloomz or go to bloomz.com to get started setting up […]

Amazing Grace Adkins – my 89 year old learning lab director and the most amazing woman I know

Grace Adkins on episode 191 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Grace Adkins

Mrs. Grace Adkins is a hero, mentor, and teacher to many. With a 56-year generation-spanning career as an educator, Mrs. Adkins approaches her 90th birthday still teaching, loving kids, and riding over 100 miles on her bike each week. Meet a truly remarkable woman and a personal mentor, Mrs. Grace Adkins. FlexPath – only at […]

10 Ways to Personalize Learning for Students

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Students, you can get help. No, I’m not talking about cheating, I’m talking about understanding the technology tools that can help you earn a better grade. Artificial intelligence is available in many forms. Here are some of the best helpers for you. This blog post also comes with an infographic (PDF) that you can print […]

Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Applications Open Now #steam

Sponsored by Samsung Solve for Tomorrow

Teachers of grades 6-12 in the United States are invited to apply for the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest. This contest challenges public school students in grades 6-12 to address a local community issue using their STEAM skills (science, technology, engineering arts, and math). Solve problems and win. Colorado Students Engineer a Prosthetic for a […]

5 Ways to Add Morning Meetings to Special Ed Classrooms

Dr. Felicia Durden on episode 170 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

Dr. Felicia Durden shares methods behind having a powerful morning meeting in special education classrooms. From routine to celebrations, we talk about how to start the day well in special education classrooms.   Today’s Sponsor: WriQ from Texthelp is a new FREE Add-on for Google Docs that helps teachers easily assess student writing and track […]