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Thursday, July 09, 2020

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

42 Distance Learning and Inspiring Resources for Educators



A new blog has appeared on my main site: 42 Distance Learning and Inspiring Resources for Educators

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/42-distance-learning-and-inspiring-resources-for-educators/
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 We Began Online Learning Successfully



A new blog has appeared on my main site: How We Began Online Learning Successfully

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/how-we-began-online-learning-successfully/
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 Ways to Help Kids Improve At Math



A new blog has appeared on my main site: 5 Ways to Help Kids Improve At Math

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/5-ways-to-help-kids-improve-at-math/
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 Ways to Help Kids Improve At Math




We can help children improve their math skills. Dr. Carrie Cutler is author of "Math-Positive Mindsets: Growing a Child's Mind without Losing Yours." She shares tips to help parents and teachers help children improve at math. Additionally, she shares some things that hinder math learning and things we shouldn't be saying to kids. Let's help all children learn math!

www.coolcatteacher.com/e685 

Sponsor: Welcome TGR Foundation and Discovery Education as a sponsor to my podcast. For nearly 25 years, the TGR Foundation, a Tiger Woods Charity, visualized a world where opportunity is universal and potential is limitless. Their mission is to empower students to pursue their passions through education - instilling in them the strength and skills to persevere and define their own path.

Their award-winning curricula has already reached more than one million students. Now in the age of COVID-19 the TGR Foundation and Discovery Education introduce the first module in a new series of no-cost digital professional learning resources, empowering educators with new strategies to support student success far beyond school campuses. The PD series provides every educator, especially those from under-resourced communities, the access and materials needed to transform teaching during COVID-19 and beyond. Check it out at coolcatteacher.com/tgr.

Dr. Carrie Cutler - Bio as Submitted

Dr. Carrie S. Cutler is passionate about mathematics education. A former elementary school teacher, she currently holds the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Elementary Mathematics Education at the University of Houston. As a teacher of teachers, Carrie is a sought-after presenter and award-winning university instructor. As a mom, she's just hanging in there. Her new book, Math-Positive Mindsets: Growing a Child's Mind without Losing Yours (Math Solutions, 2020) is the culmination of her 20 years in education and her zillion hours doing homework with her eight kids, ages 4-22. Find her at https://www.carriecutler.com/ 

Disclosure of Material Connection: This episode includes some affiliate links. This means that if you choose to buy I will be paid a commission on the affiliate program. However, this is at no additional cost to you.  Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.


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Wednesday, July 01, 2020

AI and Algorithms Can Be Biased… So What We Should Do About It?



A new blog has appeared on my main site: AI and Algorithms Can Be Biased… So What We Should Do About It?

From https://www.coolcatteacher.com/ai-and-algorithms-can-be-biased-so-what-we-should-do-about-it/
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 and Algorithms Can Be Biased... So What We Should Do About It?




Artificial Intelligence sounds fantastic and far off, but it underlies so many things we do today. Today I talk with Jason Thacker, author of The Age of AI: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity about AI and ethics. He tries to explain what it is, what it does, and why we should be concerned about it as we look at our future. With up to 30% of our jobs being displaced by AI in the next ten years, we should be considering what it is and how we should be using it.

www.coolcatteacher.com/e684 

Sponsor: Welcome TGR Foundation and Discovery Education as a sponsor to my podcast. For nearly 25 years, the TGR Foundation, a Tiger Woods Charity, visualized a world where opportunity is universal and potential is limitless. Their mission is to empower students to pursue their passions through education - instilling in them the strength and skills to persevere and define their own path.

Their award-winning curricula has already reached more than one million students. Now in the age of COVID-19 the TGR Foundation and Discovery Education introduce the first module in a new series of no-cost digital professional learning resources, empowering educators with new strategies to support student success far beyond school campuses. The PD series provides every educator, especially those from under-resourced communities, the access and materials needed to transform teaching during COVID-19 and beyond. Check it out at coolcatteacher.com/tgr.

Jason Thacker - Bio as Submitted

Jason Thacker serves as Associate Research Fellow and Creative Director at The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. He is the author of The Age of AI: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity with Zondervan (March 2020). He writes and speaks on various topics including human dignity, ethics, technology, and artificial intelligence. His work has been featured at Christianity Today, The Gospel Coalition, Slate, and Politico. He holds a Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he is currently pursuing a PhD in Ethics and Public Theology. He is married to Dorie and they have two sons.

Disclosure of Material Connection: This episode includes some affiliate links. This means that if you choose to buy I will be paid a commission on the affiliate program. However, this is at no additional cost to you.  Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.


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