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300 Ways to Help Your Students Love Writing

6/16/2017
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In this segment, we talk about a new book that offers 300 proven strategies to get students excited about writing. Follow: @coolcatteacher @calvamom @write_the_world @bamradionetwork #edtechchat #edchat #edtech Jennifer Serravallo is a literacy consultant, speaker, and the author 11 books and resources including The Reading Strategies Book and the two-time award-winning Independent Reading Assessment Series.

Duration: 00:10:58


Why Do We Still Ask Students to "Sit and Learn" When We Know...

6/8/2017
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Physical activity supports learning, reduces student behavior issues, and can eliminate the need for ADHD and ADD medications. If the value of active learning is clear, why are we still asking students to sit still and learn? Follow: @coolcatteacher @bloomzapp #edtechchat #edchat #edtech Dr. Brad Johnson is an international speaker in the field of education. He is author of What Schools Don't Teach: 20 Ways to Help Students Excel in School and in Life and his latest book, From...

Duration: 00:10:02


Creating Meaningful Learning Experiences

5/20/2017
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At the heart of great teaching are meaningful learning experiences. Find out how to create and discover these opportunities. Follow: @coolcatteacher @gcouros #edtechchat#edchat#edtech George Couros is an Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Consultant and the author of the book, "The Innovator's Mindset."

Duration: 00:11:56


Three Ways to Teach the Way the Brain Wants to Learn

5/19/2017
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Our guest says that there are as many learning styles as there are individuals. What are the basics we need to know to teach the way each student's brain wants to learn? Follow: @coolcatteacher @brainrulesbooks @rusticpathways @bamradionetwork #edtechchat #edchat #edtech Dr. John J. Medina, a developmental molecular biologist, has a lifelong fascination with how the mind reacts to and organizes information. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Brain Rules: 12 Principles for...

Duration: 00:09:32


Teaching Students Who Struggle with Self-Control

4/30/2017
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Many children struggle with managing their emotions concentration or behavior. Join us as we talk about how teachers can best work with students who struggle with self-regulation Follow: @coolcatteacher @drmelrose @bloomzapp #edtechchat #edchat #edtech Psychologist Dr. Reggie Melrose is the best-selling author of The 60 Seconds Fix and creator of Brain Charge™: The K-12 Curriculum. She has authored several other noteworthy resources including the groundbreaking books, You Can Heal...

Duration: 00:10:17


4 Powerful Ways to Teach Your Students Through Play

3/31/2017
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Our guest provides powerful examples of how she uses play as an engaging, effective teaching tool in science, literature. math and history. Follow: @coolcatteacher @bloomzapp #edtechchat #edchat #edtech Leanna Prater, M.A. Ed., is a District Technology Resource Teacher for Fayette County Public Schools in Lexington, KY where she conducts professional development and provides supports to educators in instructional technology. She is also a doctoral candidate in Instructional...

Duration: 00:08:31


Reimagining Homework with Teachers, Students and Parents

3/31/2017
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Our guests offer suggestions on how homework can be redefined to make it meaningful, relevant, and fun. Follow: @coolcatteacher @mssackstein @conniehamilton @classtag #edtechchat #edchat #edtech Connie Hamilton Ed.S. is a curriculum director in for Saranac Community Schools and a national presenter focusing on questioning, best practices, and leadership. She co-authored Hacking Homework with Starr Sackstein. Starr Sackstein teaches writing and journalism in New York City. She is a...

Duration: 00:14:18


Ditch the Textbook and Replace It with...

3/14/2017
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Our guest is committed to teaching beyond the textbook. In this segment, we explore how he engages and effectively teaches using other resources. Follow: @coolcatteacher @jmattmiller @bamradionetwork #edtechchat #edchat #edtech Matt Miller is a Spanish teacher at Turkey Run High School. He has infused technology and innovative teaching methods in his classes for more than 10 years. Matt is a Google Certified Teacher, PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator and Bammy! Awards nominee. He writes...

Duration: 00:08:32


How You Can be a Better Teacher Tomorrow

1/31/2017
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Good formative assessment helps you be a better teacher tomorrow. Our guest calls poor formative assessment "uninformative assessment" and identifies four traits that make the difference. Follow: @coolcatteacher @DouglasReeves @GRADECAM #edtechchat #edchat #edtech Dr. Douglas Reeves is the founder of Creative Leadership Solutions. The author of more than 30 books and 80 articles on leadership and organizational effectiveness, Doug has twice been named to the Harvard University...

Duration: 00:07:57


Improve Your Teaching by Doing a Few Things Well

1/30/2017
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Join us as our guest makes a compelling case for being a more effective teacher by doing more with less. Follow: @coolcatteacher @gcouros @listenwiselearn #edtechchat #edchat #edtech George Couros is an Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Consultant and the author of the book, "The Innovator's Mindset."

Duration: 00:10:52


Embracing an Open Culture in Your Classroom

1/30/2017
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Our guest believes that the days of teachers working in isolation behind closed classroom doors should be a thing of the past. Join us as we discuss the benefits of an open culture. Follow: @coolcatteacher @gcouros #edtechchat #edchat #edtech George Couros is an Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Consultant and the author of the book, "The Innovator's Mindset."

Duration: 00:10:25


Creating Meaningful Learning Experiences

1/30/2017
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At the heart of great teaching are meaningful learning experiences. Find out how to create and discover these opportunities. Follow: @coolcatteacher @gcouros #edtechchat#edchat#edtech George Couros is an Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Consultant and the author of the book, "The Innovator's Mindset."

Duration: 00:11:56


Using Podcasting to Improve the Listening Skills of Your Students

1/24/2017
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Join us as we discuss the connection between listening and learning and how to improve both. Follow: @coolcatteacher @thomasdaccord @listenwiselearn #edtechchat #edchat #edtech Tom Daccord is Director of EdTechTeacher and has worked with schools, colleges and educational organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Duration: 00:58:53


How Teachers Can Find Time to Innovate

12/17/2016
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Great teachers are constantly innovating, but where can busy teachers find time to try new things? Follow: @coolcatteacher @msalang @bloomzapp #edtechchat #edchat #edtech Leanna Prater, M.A. Ed., is a District Technology Resource Teacher for Fayette County Public Schools in Lexington, KY where she conducts professional development and provides supports to educators in instructional technology. She is also a doctoral candidate in Instructional Systems Design in the Department of...

Duration: 00:09:46


Hidden Digital Minefields: Exposed Kids, Naive Adults

12/15/2016
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Denying the dangers that lurk online puts kids at risk. In this segment, we explore the hidden ways students are exposed and how to protect them. Follow: @coolcatteacher @shannonmmiller @bloomzapp #edtechchat #edchat #edtech Shannon Mclintock-Miller is a mom of three wonderful children, a teacher librarian and technology integration specialist. She is an educational consultant for Mackin Educational Resources and Cantata Learning, and Executive Director of Library & Educational...

Duration: 00:09:50


How Skilled Teachers Cultivate Self-Motivated Students

12/10/2016
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Both intrinsic and extrinsic motivation can drive student learning and achievement. Tune in as we discuss how to best use each. Follow: @coolcatteacher @Larryferlazzo @bloomzapp #edtechchat #edchat #edtech Larry Ferlazzo began teaching in 2003 after working as a community organizer for nearly twenty years. An award-winning English and Social Studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, Calif., Larry is the author of Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical...

Duration: 00:11:16


4 Powerful Ways to Teach Your Students Through Play

12/10/2016
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Our guest provides powerful examples of how she uses play as an engaging, effective teaching tool in science, literature. math and history. Follow: @coolcatteacher @bloomzapp #edtechchat #edchat #edtech Leanna Prater, M.A. Ed., is a District Technology Resource Teacher for Fayette County Public Schools in Lexington, KY where she conducts professional development and provides supports to educators in instructional technology. She is also a doctoral candidate in Instructional...

Duration: 00:09:59


Reimagining Homework with Teachers, Students and Parents

12/1/2016
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Our guests offer suggestions on how homework can be redefined to make it meaningful, relevant, and fun. Follow: @coolcatteacher @mssackstein @conniehamilton @classtag #edtechchat #edchat #edtech Connie Hamilton Ed.S. is a curriculum director in for Saranac Community Schools and a national presenter focusing on questioning, best practices, and leadership. She co-authored Hacking Homework with Starr Sackstein. Starr Sackstein teaches writing and journalism in New York City. She is a...

Duration: 00:12:03


How Can I be a Better Teacher Tomorrow?

11/28/2016
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Good formative assessment helps you be a better teacher tomorrow. Our guest calls poor formative assessment "uninformative assessment" and identifies four traits that make the difference. Follow: @coolcatteacher @DouglasReeves @GRADECAM #edtechchat #edchat #edtech Dr. Douglas Reeves is the founder of Creative Leadership Solutions. The author of more than 30 books and 80 articles on leadership and organizational effectiveness, Doug has twice been named to the Harvard University...

Duration: 00:11:10


Helping Substitute Teachers Temporariy Fill Your Shoes

11/25/2016
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Tips and tools savvy teachers use to help their substitute teachers succeed. Follow: @coolcatteacher @SimonYoud @bloomzapp #edtechchat #edchat #edtech Simon Youd is a husband and father of 6, currently a relief teacher, looking for permanent work, living in Port Sorell Tasmania, Australia. He has taught PE, grade 5/6, high school math, and science. Simon is interested in the purposeful integration of technology, personalising learning for teachers and students, and podcasting.

Duration: 00:09:15

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