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10 Minute Teacher Podcast with Cool Cat Teacher

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Jam-packed with cool classrooms, cool apps, and cool teaching ideas, full-time teacher, Vicki Davis, who blogs as the Cool Cat Teacher, loves to interview awesome teachers and educators from around the world on this teacher podcast. Her goal is to interview the most in-classroom teachers on one helpful teacher podcast. She loves to encourage and share other education podcasts too. You can follow Vicki @coolcatteacher on all social media and join the conversation.

Jam-packed with cool classrooms, cool apps, and cool teaching ideas, full-time teacher, Vicki Davis, who blogs as the Cool Cat Teacher, loves to interview awesome teachers and educators from around the world on this teacher podcast. Her goal is to interview the most in-classroom teachers on one helpful teacher podcast. She loves to encourage and share other education podcasts too. You can follow Vicki @coolcatteacher on all social media and join the conversation.

Location:

United States

Description:

Jam-packed with cool classrooms, cool apps, and cool teaching ideas, full-time teacher, Vicki Davis, who blogs as the Cool Cat Teacher, loves to interview awesome teachers and educators from around the world on this teacher podcast. Her goal is to interview the most in-classroom teachers on one helpful teacher podcast. She loves to encourage and share other education podcasts too. You can follow Vicki @coolcatteacher on all social media and join the conversation.

Language:

English

Contact:

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Episodes

Graphic Design for Educators

8/8/2022
Graphic Design helps us present in more interesting ways, teach better, and communicate better. Not only do educators need to understand effective graphic design, we need to teach it. Sadie Lewis helps educators understand and teach graphic design in this quick, helpful show full of graphic design resources for educators. Make sure to scroll down to see the resources and the transcript of this show. Show Notes, Transcript, Links to Resources:...

Duration:00:16:02

The Future of Edtech

8/1/2022
Where will edtech go in the future? How do we evaluate what to keep doing and what to change? What are the biggest mistakes with edtech that are causing undue technostress on teachers? Al Kingsley tackles these questions and more on this episode. Show Notes, Transcript & Resources: https://www.coolcatteacher.com/e788/ Sponsor: Educator wellness is now more important than ever. Go to coolcatteacher.com/wellness and download your free educator wellness toolkit from Advancement Courses....

Duration:00:14:39

My Favorite Books of Summer 2022

7/12/2022
My goal is to read books for an hour each night. In this episode, I wanted to share some of the books that have me thinking this summer. It is a wide assortment of books that I've linked to at the bottom of the show. From technology to interpersonal skills to ponderings from history, sometimes patterns emerge between random books in surprising ways. If you have books you'd like to suggest for my reading list, message me on Twitter or use the contact us form on my website. I'd love to hear...

Duration:00:16:39

6 Sustainable Self-Care Tips for Teachers

6/27/2022
Self-care is a word thrown around a lot these days in education. In the real world of teaching, answers aren't always easy. In fact, as I release this episode, "self-care" is the reason I did not go to #ISTELive that is this week. I need to focus on my health. So, it is fitting that today I discuss the reality of teaching with another teaching veteran. We share how we have navigated the stresses and struggles of teaching as we seek to live a balanced life and do what matters. In addition to...

Duration:00:17:28

TikTok for Teachers

6/16/2022
Today, Million+ follower, TikTok teacher, and creator of #TeacherTipTuesday, Megan Mayer, shares her thoughts about TikTok, how to prevent profanity on TikTok and why it is a valuable tool for teachers. Megan talks openly about what she’s learned about her videos that have gone viral, how to pick hashtags, and secrets for making videos that will help teachers. We end the podcast by discussing the controversial things teachers sometimes see doing on TikTok that we wish they wouldn’t. I’ve...

Duration:00:17:55

Creating a Culture of Joy with Dean Shareski

6/2/2022
Can we have joy in schools? How about on social media? With so many difficulties, it seems beyond impossible sometimes to find joy but it can be done. Today, Dean Shareski, the author of Embracing a Culture of Joy brings his perspective to the challenges of modern living and learning. While his message has been around for a while, it is perhaps even more important today. In today’s show we’ll discuss: How Dean brings joy and humor to Zoom meetings (and podcasts) including some cool...

Duration:00:15:32

12 Ideas From the End of School that Work All Year Long

5/22/2022
The end of the school year can be so exciting and give us ideas for great teaching. Jillian DuBois talks about her end of the school year and from the conversation we have twelve inspiring ideas for classrooms everywhere including: Show notes and transcript: https://www.coolcatteacher.com/e783 Sponsor: Advancement Courses Last summer I took my professional development with Advancement Courses and I am so glad that I did! On my blog, I recently shared 10 Ways to Rejuvenate and Learn This...

Duration:00:13:45

Awesome End of Year and Influencer Ideas for Teachers

5/20/2022
Awesome teachers connect with their students. KeKe Powell teaches second grade and has lots of ideas for ending the year and also just connecting with kids. She also shares some of her story of deciding to share what she does with a wider audience as she is becoming an education influencer. If you’re considering if you want to share or if you just want great teaching ideas, this is a great listen for you. Scroll down for the show notes and transcript. Notes and Transcript:...

Duration:00:08:47

Practical Ways to Develop School Leaders Now

5/15/2022
School leadership is more challenging than ever. Assistant superintendent Chris Chappotin shares ideas for making yourself available, the importance of taking things off teachers' plates (and not adding to them), and questions you can ask when encouraging leaders. Practical, encouraging ideas are shared throughout this show for principals, administrators, and anyone working to encourage school leaders. Transcript and Resources: https://www.coolcatteacher.com/e781 Sponsor: Readlee is an...

Duration:00:16:03

Top Tech Tools for Equity and Accessibility

5/10/2022
Did you know you can use a live translator app in PTA meetings, parent teacher conferences, and presentations -- that actually works? Did you know there is a tool that will translate your parent newsletters? How about one that parents can use to translate homework so they can help their children? Well, all of these exist! You'll learn about these and more on a special extended episode of the podcast with Teresa Magpayo Castro and Ricardo Recinos. You'll learn to empathize with students who...

Duration:00:18:49

9 Ideas For Ending The School Year Well

5/3/2022
Years ago when I discussed strategy with a Disney Cruise leader, they told me that people tend to remember how an experience starts and how it ends. Therefore, they designed events with intentionality, particularly on the first day and the last night. So, I adopted this approach in my own classroom and so has today's guest fourth-grade teacher, Alana Stanton. Over the last seventeen years, Alana has created some traditions in her classroom and today she shares them. Get ready to end the...

Duration:00:11:39

How Do You Help Kids with ADHD Succeed in School and Life?

4/25/2022
Nicole Biscotti had children, and she was a teacher. She thought she understood everything about children. That was until her fourth son, Jason, was born. As Jason grew, Nicole knew he was different. Nicole shares how eventually she discovered Jason had ADHD and how she changed her high school classroom to reach all of the children. Kids with ADHD are different and need accommodations, but it can be challenging for already stressed teachers to figure out how to reach every child. Nicole...

Duration:00:15:16

5 Wonderful Tips for World Language Teachers

4/18/2022
World language teachers can have challenges with teaching students. Particularly when many want to use technology translators instead of learning the language. However, Rachelle Dene Poth has experience engaging and exciting students in her Spanish classroom From building relationships to using technology, she shares how Spanish teachers can engage students in learning. She uses augmented reality and virtual reality along with basic teaching concepts that apply to any world language...

Duration:00:10:50

How to Start Class with Opening Questions

4/11/2022
As teachers, we have many ways to open class. Bell ringers, conversation starters, and even special handshakes can open class. But what if the answer is a question that helps create social connections? Dr. Leigh Zeitz from the University of Northern Iowa surveys his students. The result has helped him (and us) better engage students. (He also will share why his students said they turned off their cameras in zoom.) The results might surprise you! Show Notes and transcript:...

Duration:00:13:11

10 Tips for Instructional Technology Coaches

4/7/2022
The best Instructional Technology Coaches are partners, culture leaders, encouragers, and easy to work with, says Dr. Katie Ritter. She covers ten essential points for being a successful education technology coach based on her research and her personal coaching of instructional technology coaches and teachers. This blog post includes a full transcript, a pinnable (or printable) graphic, and the podcast episode. Show Notes, Resources and Transcript:...

Duration:00:16:16

The Neuroscience of Surprise and How It Improves Learning

3/31/2022
Surprise can increase learning and change the lives of our students in positive ways. Today’s guest researcher, Dr. Michael Rousell, studies the neuroscience of surprise and has some interesting points for educators and presenters. The Johns Hopkins’ article, The Element of Surprise Helps Babies Learn Significantly Better, points to a phenomenon that impacts all ages. For example, if you’ve played peekaboo with a baby, you know the surprise is what makes them laugh. Interestingly,...

Duration:00:09:17

What is classroom culture? How do I create classroom culture?

3/23/2022
Classroom culture defines your classroom. You can feel a classroom culture, but what is a classroom culture? How do you build a positive classroom culture? In this show, Andrew Sharos, author of Finding Lifelifes: A Practical Tale about Teacher and Mentors, shares how to create a thriving classroom culture. He also talks about creating positive classroom habits. Furthermore, you'll learn how he measures the success of his classroom culture. See transcript and additional resources in the...

Duration:00:11:01

Teaching Tip: First Day Back Stations

3/21/2022
You can have the first day back to school activities any day of the year. We all need classroom management tips and first-day back stations are one of those you can use any time of the year. Right now, this is more important than ever as classrooms return from quarantine, teachers handoff substitute teachers, students come back to school from spring break, or a classroom may get off track and need a fresh start. First-day back stations are a teaching tactic to add to your tool belt so you...

Duration:00:12:38

SEL Games: Learning Life Skills through Games

3/16/2022
The harsh reality of classroom life is that students and teachers both report lower motivation and morale right now. We must reengage students! Games can help us! SEL games can help you teach social-emotional learning skills and life skills. Today’s expert, Dr. Matthew Farber, gives us an interesting twist on games by integrating them with SEL. He has practical ideas for understanding and using game-based learning in the classroom. Games make a great addition to every teacher's toolkit....

Duration:00:10:59

How Does Acceleration Research Help Schools and Kids Rebound

3/14/2022
How do we accelerate learning? The US Department of Education Roadmap for Reopening Safely says that "accelerated learning provides opportunities for students to learn at grade level rather than through tracking or remediation….” Simply put, acceleration “builds on what students know as a way to access new learning.” (Roadmap p 18) Sponsor: Advancement Courses Thank you Advancement Courses for sponsoring today’s show. This month, Advancement Courses is kicking off their annual Tournament of...

Duration:00:16:01