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Every Classroom Matters With Cool Cat Teacher

Every Classroom Matters With Cool Cat Teacher

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A candid look at the new big ideas that are transforming classrooms everywhere from a practicing teacher's point of view.

Latest Episodes

300 Ways to Help Your Students Love Writing

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.

11 MIN2017 JUN 17
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300 Ways to Help Your Students Love Writing

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

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 School Administrator to School Leader: 15 Keys to Maximizing Your Leadership Potential.

10 MIN2017 JUN 9
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Why Do We Still Ask Students to "Sit and Learn" When We Know...

Creating Meaningful Learning Experiences

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."

11 MIN2017 MAY 21
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Creating Meaningful Learning Experiences

Three Ways to Teach the Way the Brain Wants to Learn

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 Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School -- a provocative book that takes on the way our schools and work environments are designed. His latest book is Brain Rules for Baby: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five.

12 MIN2017 MAY 20
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Three Ways to Teach the Way the Brain Wants to Learn

Teaching Students Who Struggle with Self-Control

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 Your Child and Why Students Underachieve. She is a well-known international speaker and consultant specializing in the application of current neuroscience to educational practice and parenting.

10 MIN2017 APR 30
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Teaching Students Who Struggle with Self-Control

4 Powerful Ways to Teach Your Students Through Play

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 Systems Design in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Kentucky, College of Education.

11 MIN2017 MAR 31
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4 Powerful Ways to Teach Your Students Through Play

Reimagining Homework with Teachers, Students and Parents

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 National Board-certified teacher and the New York director for the Journalism Education Association.

11 MIN2017 MAR 31
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Reimagining Homework with Teachers, Students and Parents

Ditch the Textbook and Replace It with...

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 at the Ditch That Textbook blog about using technology and creative ideas in teaching. Reach him at matt@DitchThatTextbook.com

10 MIN2017 MAR 15
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Ditch the Textbook and Replace It with...

How You Can be a Better Teacher Tomorrow

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 Distinguished Authors Series. He has worked in every state in the U.S. and more than 20 other countries. Blogs at CreativeLeadership.net.

12 MIN2017 FEB 1
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How You Can be a Better Teacher Tomorrow

Improve Your Teaching by Doing a Few Things Well

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."

10 MIN2017 JAN 31
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Improve Your Teaching by Doing a Few Things Well

Latest Episodes

300 Ways to Help Your Students Love Writing

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.

11 MIN2017 JUN 17
Comments
300 Ways to Help Your Students Love Writing

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

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 School Administrator to School Leader: 15 Keys to Maximizing Your Leadership Potential.

10 MIN2017 JUN 9
Comments
Why Do We Still Ask Students to "Sit and Learn" When We Know...

Creating Meaningful Learning Experiences

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."

11 MIN2017 MAY 21
Comments
Creating Meaningful Learning Experiences

Three Ways to Teach the Way the Brain Wants to Learn

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 Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School -- a provocative book that takes on the way our schools and work environments are designed. His latest book is Brain Rules for Baby: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five.

12 MIN2017 MAY 20
Comments
Three Ways to Teach the Way the Brain Wants to Learn

Teaching Students Who Struggle with Self-Control

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 Your Child and Why Students Underachieve. She is a well-known international speaker and consultant specializing in the application of current neuroscience to educational practice and parenting.

10 MIN2017 APR 30
Comments
Teaching Students Who Struggle with Self-Control

4 Powerful Ways to Teach Your Students Through Play

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 Systems Design in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Kentucky, College of Education.

11 MIN2017 MAR 31
Comments
4 Powerful Ways to Teach Your Students Through Play

Reimagining Homework with Teachers, Students and Parents

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 National Board-certified teacher and the New York director for the Journalism Education Association.

11 MIN2017 MAR 31
Comments
Reimagining Homework with Teachers, Students and Parents

Ditch the Textbook and Replace It with...

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 at the Ditch That Textbook blog about using technology and creative ideas in teaching. Reach him at matt@DitchThatTextbook.com

10 MIN2017 MAR 15
Comments
Ditch the Textbook and Replace It with...

How You Can be a Better Teacher Tomorrow

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 Distinguished Authors Series. He has worked in every state in the U.S. and more than 20 other countries. Blogs at CreativeLeadership.net.

12 MIN2017 FEB 1
Comments
How You Can be a Better Teacher Tomorrow

Improve Your Teaching by Doing a Few Things Well

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."

10 MIN2017 JAN 31
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Improve Your Teaching by Doing a Few Things Well
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