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Thursday, March 21, 2019

How a Little Graphic Novel is Inspiring Teachers to Think




Today's show is an inspiring look into some of the truths of teaching from Josh Stumpenhorst, author of the graphic novel, Drawn to Teach, about the real life of teachers and how we can improve. 

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Todays' sponsor is NetRef, join me on Tuesday, March 26 at 4 pm ET for a free webinar, 5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress in Their Use of Technology. Register now.


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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

What Happens When a Statistics Class is Taught with PBL



A new blog has appeared on my main site: What Happens When a Statistics Class is Taught with PBL

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/what-happens-when-a-statistics-class-is-taught-with-pbl/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

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What Happens When a Statistics Class is Taught with PBL




Emma Chiappetta, Utah State Teacher of the Year 2017, uses a project-based learning approach for statistics. For those who think you cannot teach difficult content without heavy testing, Emma offers an alternative view on what is working in her classroom now.

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Todays' sponsor is NetRef, join me on Tuesday, March 26 at 4 pm ET for a free webinar, 5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress in Their Use of Technology. Register now.


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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress in Their Use of Technology [Free Webinar]



A new blog has appeared on my main site: 5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress in Their Use of Technology [Free Webinar]

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/5-ways-to-help-teachers-progress-in-their-use-of-technology-free-webinar/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

Advice from a Filmmaking Pro About How to Help Kids Make Movies



A new blog has appeared on my main site: Advice from a Filmmaking Pro About How to Help Kids Make Movies

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/advice-from-a-filmmaking-pro-about-how-to-help-kids-make-movies/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

Advice from a Filmmaking Pro About How to Help Kids Make Movies




Movie making teachers and students can benefit from practical advice from a professional film editor. Not just a film editor, Steven Hullfish has interviewed many of the top film editors in the world and shared what he learned in Art of the Cut

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Todays' sponsor is NetRef, join me on Tuesday, March 26 at 4 pm ET for a free webinar, 5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress in Their Use of Technology. Register now.


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Monday, March 18, 2019

15 Ways to Get More Motivated This Week




If you're struggling and need some encouragement, today's show is for you. Mike Roberts, author of Chasing Greatness: 26.2 Ways Teaching is Like Running a Marathon, shares fifteen ways to get motivated this week. 

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Todays' sponsor is NetRef, join me on Tuesday, March 26 at 4 pm ET for a free webinar, 5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress in Their Use of Technology. Register now.


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Friday, March 15, 2019

5 Things About Effective Digital Citizenship You Need to Know




Mike Ribble, a digital citizenship expert, shares five important things every educator should know about digital citizenship. 

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Todays' sponsor is NetRef, powerful Internet monitoring software for your school and classroom.

 


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Thursday, March 14, 2019

5 Things About Effective Digital Citizenship You Need to Know



A new blog has appeared on my main site: 5 Things About Effective Digital Citizenship You Need to Know

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/5-things-about-effective-digital-citizenship-you-need-to-know/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

How To Help Kids Ask More Amazing Questions Now




The Right Question Technique is being used by educators around the world to help children ask better questions. Erin Murphy talks about how we can implement some simple techniques to improve student questions today.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

How To Help Kids Ask More Amazing Questions Now



A new blog has appeared on my main site: How To Help Kids Ask More Amazing Questions Now

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/how-to-help-kids-ask-more-amazing-questions-now/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

5 Essential Things Teachers Need to Know About UDL




Universal Design for Learning (UDL) doesn't have to be mind-boggling. Today's guest is international UDL expert Loui Lord Nelson, Ph.D. She talks about what we need to know and also the common mistakes educators make when starting to use UDL.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

5 Essential Things Teachers Need to Know About UDL



A new blog has appeared on my main site: 5 Essential Things Teachers Need to Know About UDL

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/5-essential-things-teachers-need-to-know-about-udl/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

What Educators Need to Know Right Now About Digital Citizenship - Part 2




In part 2 of this show, we discuss the addictive nature of social media and other important digital citizenship issues. Internet safety expert Anne Collier shares.

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Monday, March 11, 2019

What Educators Need to Know Right Now About Digital Citizenship



A new blog has appeared on my main site: What Educators Need to Know Right Now About Digital Citizenship

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/what-educators-need-to-know-right-now-about-digital-citizenship/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

What Educators Need to Know Right Now About Digital Citizenship Part 1




Anne Collier, Founder and Executive Director of The Net Safety Collaborative and SocialMediaHelpline.com, shares what we need to know about social media in this two-part series. We'll post the first post on Monday with the second part of the series on Tuesday. Come back to this blog post for the second part!

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Friday, March 08, 2019

5 Ways to Achieve Balance




Mandy Froehlich gives teachers advice on how to achieve balance between their classroom and personal life. It is difficult but these ideas can help.

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Thursday, March 07, 2019

5 Ways to Achieve Balance for Tired Teachers Everywhere



A new blog has appeared on my main site: 5 Ways to Achieve Balance for Tired Teachers Everywhere

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/5-ways-to-achieve-balance-for-tired-teachers-everywhere/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

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




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.

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Wednesday, March 06, 2019

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



A new blog has appeared on my main site: What This Writing Expert Learned That Will Make You a Better Teacher

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/what-this-writing-expert-learned-that-will-make-you-a-better-teacher/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

Why Teaching Languages is Actually Very Important




Diego Ojeda, co-founder of @LangchatPLN talks about the importance of languages and why we need to know them even in a world of translators and AI.

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Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Why Teaching Languages Is Actually Very Important



A new blog has appeared on my main site: Why Teaching Languages Is Actually Very Important

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/why-teaching-languages-is-actually-very-important/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

How to Use Augmented Reality in Language and Literature Classes




TW Williamson, a teacher in Taiwan, is helping language and literature teachers use Augmented Reality (AR) in exciting ways. Dive into this new technology and see how it is being used.

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Monday, March 04, 2019

How to Use Augmented Reality in Language and Literature Classes



A new blog has appeared on my main site: How to Use Augmented Reality in Language and Literature Classes

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/how-to-use-augmented-reality-in-language-and-literature-classes/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

Momo Reflections -- The Warning: My Thoughts on What We Can Learn from "Momo"




The Momo scam/hoax/threat has inspired some thoughts about what we should learn so we can prevent such a time-wasting but hurtful thing from spreading again in the future.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Why Playful Learning Is So Important in the Classroom and the Real World




David Gann, Professor of Innovation and Technology Management, shares what his research has shown about playful learning in the business world and classroom. This is a great show for those who think "play" is a bad word and to realize that play is applicable at all levels of success.

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Why Playful Learning Is So Important in the Classroom and the Real World



A new blog has appeared on my main site: Why Playful Learning Is So Important in the Classroom and the Real World

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/why-playful-learning-is-so-important-in-the-classroom-and-the-real-world/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

How to Design the Classroom for Effective Education




Michael Cohen, aka the Tech Rabbi, and author of Education by Design talks about classroom design. We should design the classroom environment for learning.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

How to Design the Classroom for Effective Education with Michael Cohen



A new blog has appeared on my main site: How to Design the Classroom for Effective Education with Michael Cohen

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/how-to-design-the-classroom-for-effective-education-with-michael-cohen/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

How to Use Alexa Devices in the Classroom




Dr. Brian S. Friedlander talks about the Amazon Alexa devices and why so many teachers are excited about them. www.coolcatteacher.com/e447 

Today's sponsor is Empatico, a free global collaborative app for students aged 7-11. coolcatteacher.com/empatico  


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Monday, February 25, 2019

Empatico: A Breakthrough Way to Promote Empathy (And It’s Free)



A new blog has appeared on my main site: Empatico: A Breakthrough Way to Promote Empathy (And It’s Free)

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/empatico-a-breakthrough-way-to-promote-empathy-and-its-free/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

How to Use Alexa Devices in the Classroom



A new blog has appeared on my main site: How to Use Alexa Devices in the Classroom

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/how-to-use-alexa-devices-in-the-classroom-with-dr-brian-s-friedlander/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

Reclaiming Our Calling #MotivationMonday




Get motivated and remember why we want to teach with principal Brad Gustafson. www.coolcatteacher.com/e446  Sponsored by Empatico, an amazing free way to collaborate for ages 7-11 www.coolcatteacher.com/empatico 


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Friday, February 22, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

How to Teach AI in the Classroom



A new blog has appeared on my main site: How to Teach AI in the Classroom

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/how-to-teach-ai-in-the-classroom/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

AI in the Classroom




Michelle Zimmerman talks about AI in the classroom and her new book that shares what we should be doing in this topic. www.coolcatteacher.com/e444  sponsored by: Metaverse - learn more at www.coolcatteacher.com/metaverse 


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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

How to Create in AR and VR



A new blog has appeared on my main site: How to Create in AR and VR

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/how-to-create-in-ar-and-vr/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

442 AR and VR in the Classroom




Augmented Reality an Virtual Reality in the classroom with Hall Davidson. www.coolcatteacher.com/e442  Today's sponsor is Metaverse. Go to www.coolcatteacher.com/metaverse  to try this app for free.


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Monday, February 18, 2019

VR & AR in the Classroom



A new blog has appeared on my main site: VR & AR in the Classroom

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/vr-ar-in-the-classroom/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

441 - 25 Days of Making: When Educators Make, Create, and Have Fun




Learning to make and create can be a challenge but hundreds of educators took the challenge. Aaron Maurer talks about the 25 days of making. You can join in! www.coolcatteacher.com/e441

Today's sponsor is Metaverse. Go to www.coolcatteacher.com/metaverse to try this app for free. Use the code ARforEDU to try the new classroom Collections feature.


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Friday, February 15, 2019

5 Ways to Battle Burnout




Tired teachers need strategies to stay refreshed and feel good. Today, we talk about battling burnout.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

5 Ways to Battle Burnout



A new blog has appeared on my main site: 5 Ways to Battle Burnout

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/5-ways-to-battle-burnout/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

Valentine's Gift: Confessions of the Pain, Joy, and Love of Teaching




Today's show is different - it is longer than usual. I share some stories of insults, struggles, mistakes, and joys of teaching. The hope is that you'll be encouraged, not feel alone, and remember why we do this profession. These are my stories digging back many years in some cases of the things that have changed my view and made me a better teacher - even when they were hard. Teaching, your job is so important. I hope you have a Happy Valentine's Day!

www.coolcatteacher.com/e439 

Right now, 10-minute Teacher Listeners can save 20% off each course with the code COOL20 at advancementcourses.com/coolcat. (That’s just $120 per graduate credit hour or $160 for 50 clock hours.)


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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Valentine’s Gift: Confessions of the Pain, Joy, and Love of Teaching



A new blog has appeared on my main site: Valentine’s Gift: Confessions of the Pain, Joy, and Love of Teaching

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/valentines-gift-confessions-of-the-pain-joy-and-love-of-teaching/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

This is What Happens When You Teach From Antarctica




Developing an "explorer's mindset" is the goal. To help nurture the explorer's mindset in his students, Donnie Piercey traveled to Antarctica and connected with his students. www.coolcatteacher.com/e438 

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

This is What Happens When You Teach From Antarctica



A new blog has appeared on my main site: This is What Happens When You Teach From Antarctica

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/this-is-what-happens-when-you-teach-from-antarctica/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

Fantastic Apps I Use Every Day




I have picked five of my essential classroom tools. Pick one today to try with your students. I've also added some of my favorite new productivity tools for my smartphone, iPad, and a few new ones for my Mac.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Fantastic Apps I Use Every Day



A new blog has appeared on my main site: Fantastic Apps I Use Every Day

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/fantastic-apps-i-use-every-day/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

Revealing the Heart to Breakthrough to the Unreachable Student




Basil Marin's story of struggle to success will inspire every teacher to reach the unreachable student. He is now an assistant principal and spreading the word of what happens when a teacher believes in the unreachable child. We all have unreachable stars in our classroom if we'll just look for them.

www.coolcatteacher.com/e436

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Friday, February 08, 2019

5 Popular Must-Watch Videos with Inspiring Stories That Will Make You Smile




Trevor Muir’s Facebook videos are getting millions of views. Hear the touching teacher stories that are resonating and have teachers sharing. See the videos at: www.coolcatteacher.com/e435 

The Teacher’s Guide to Technology 2019 is here! See www.coolcatteacher.com/guide  to learn more about this handy, useful guide from Jennifer Gonzalez.


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Thursday, February 07, 2019

5 Popular Must-Watch Videos with Inspiring Stories That Will Make You Smile



A new blog has appeared on my main site: 5 Popular Must-Watch Videos with Inspiring Stories That Will Make You Smile

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/5-popular-must-watch-videos-with-inspiring-stories-that-will-make-you-smile/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

Secrets of Accessible Online Content You Need to Know




In some of the statistics about online accessibility, we see that, up to 20% of people are excluded from websites when our site is not accessible. More than that - federal lawsuits for non-compliance have risen 180% from 2017 to 2018 in the United States. Today, we dig into a university that is making progress on accessibility and compliance. www.coolcatteacher.com/e434 


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Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Secrets of Accessible Online Content You Need to Know



A new blog has appeared on my main site: Secrets of Accessible Online Content You Need to Know

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/secrets-of-accessible-online-content-you-need-to-know/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

Pioneering Excellence for Better Computer Science Now




Doug Bergman, author of Computer Science K12: Imagine the Possibilities, gives an overview of the things we should be teaching students relating to Computer Science from kindergarten to high school. From small programmable robots to programming languages at the upper level, Computer Science is an essential 21st Century skill and method of thinking and creating that is applicable to many fields besides Computer Science.

www.coolcatteacher.com/e433  The Teacher’s Guide to Technology 2019 is here! See www.coolcatteacher.com/guide  to learn more about this handy, useful guide from Jennifer Gonzalez.


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Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Pioneering Excellence for Better Computer Science Now



A new blog has appeared on my main site: Pioneering Excellence for Better Computer Science Now

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/pioneering-excellence-for-better-computer-science-now/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

Valuable Virtual Reality Things Every Teacher Should Know




The impossible, dangerous, counterproductive, or experience are perfect experiences for virtual reality. Teacher Steven Sato shares with us the kinds of virtual reality experiences that are useful in the classroom.

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The Teacher’s Guide to Technology 2019 is here! See www.coolcatteacher.com/guide  to learn more about this handy, useful guide from Jennifer Gonzalez.


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Monday, February 04, 2019

Valuable Virtual Reality Things Every Teacher Should Know



A new blog has appeared on my main site: Valuable Virtual Reality Things Every Teacher Should Know

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/valuable-virtual-reality-things-every-teacher-should-know/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

Beware of Time-Wasting Low Level Technology Learning




Tom Murray reflects on his first 1:1 program seventeen years ago with Palm Pilots. He's concerned that we often celebrate low-level learning. "Just because something is digital does not mean it is any good," says Tom. www.coolcatteacher.com/e431 

The Teacher’s Guide to Technology 2019 is here! See www.coolcatteacher.com/guide  to learn more about this handy, useful guide from Jennifer Gonzalez.


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Friday, February 01, 2019

5 Authentic Ways to Encourage People Right Now




Genuine appreciation that is timely and meaningful can go a long way in the classroom, between colleagues, and administrators and their teachers. So why don't we show more appreciation? It doesn't have to be hard as Dr. Brad Johnson explains in this simple but inspiring show about taking the time to build relationships. We can do this. Even more importantly, we must. www.coolcatteacher.com/e430 


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Thursday, January 31, 2019

5 Authentic Ways to Encourage People Right Now



A new blog has appeared on my main site: 5 Authentic Ways to Encourage People Right Now

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/5-authentic-ways-to-encourage-people-right-now/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

How to Make Science Thrilling from a "Jurassic Park" Mind




Dr. Ray Havasay was a scientist consulted on the making of the original Jurassic Park. Now, she is Executive Director of The Center for Science Teaching and Learning where she specializes in helping engage students in exciting science learning. www.coolcatteacher.com/e429 


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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

How to Make Science Thrilling from a “Jurassic Park” Mind



A new blog has appeared on my main site: How to Make Science Thrilling from a “Jurassic Park” Mind

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/how-to-make-science-thrilling-from-a-jurassic-park-mind/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

How to Get Your Students Out of the Box




How can you get your students out of the box when you educate them in a box? Check out a revolutionary way to educate with arts, ag, and nature by digging into Chattahoochee Hills Charter School outside of Atlanta, Georgia. Executive Director, Chester Asher, shares what they've learned, the pitfalls of such an approach, and how his school has the lowest suspension rates in Fulton County, Georgia and why he thinks that is the case. www.coolcatteacher.com/e428 


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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

How to Get Your Students Out of the Box



A new blog has appeared on my main site: How to Get Your Students Out of the Box

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/how-to-get-your-students-out-of-the-box/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

Building Good Relationships with Your Students' Parents




Today's parents like a different kind of communication. Student videos. Some information and not others. Mike Daugherty, a Director of Technology in Ohio, has been studying this topic and experimenting for the last several years to find optimal ways to communicate with today's parents. Today, he shares what he has learned. www.coolcatteacher.com/e427 


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Monday, January 28, 2019

Building Good Relationships with Your Students’ Parents



A new blog has appeared on my main site: Building Good Relationships with Your Students’ Parents

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/building-good-relationships-with-your-students-parents/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

Building Positive Relationships Between Administrators and Teachers




While teachers might need to put students first, Dr. Brad Johnson makes the point in his book Putting Teachers First: How to Inspire, Motivate, and Connect with Your Staff that administrators need to focus on teachers in order to help students. He also shares techniques for building positive relationships between administrators and teachers including a different take on classroom visits to make them more positive.

www.coolcatteacher.com/e426 


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Friday, January 25, 2019

5 Sure Fire Ways to Create Remarkable Graphics




Tony Vincent is a pro at creating graphics. His blog and work is full of amazing graphics. Today, he teaches us five sure-fire ways to create remarkable graphics. We can teach our students or use them to promote the causes we care about.

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

5 Sure Fire Ways to Create Remarkable Graphics



A new blog has appeared on my main site: 5 Sure Fire Ways to Create Remarkable Graphics

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/5-sure-fire-ways-to-create-remarkable-graphics/
via Vicki Davis at coolcatteacher.com. Please also check out my show for busy teachers, the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast and my Free teaching tutorials on YouTube.

How Should We Evaluate Leaders?




Dr. Toby Travis, Headmaster and leadership consultant, talks about the effective methods of evaluating school leaders, focusing on the research. www.coolcatteacher.com/e424 


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