5 Inspirational Thoughts for Teachers

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Five inspiring thoughts for classroom teachers including research, inspirational stories, and thoughts from the real world classroom.

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Lesson Planning with the Classroom Chef Model

John Stevens on episode 349 of the 10-Minute Teacher Show

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John Stevens talks about a method of lesson planning to help teachers “serve up” more exciting lessons to students.

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John StevensJohn is an instructional math and technology coach in Southern California, supporting teachers who want to take more risks and promote curiosity. Whether it is a conversation around his books (The Classroom Chef, Table Talk Math), his discussion-provoking website (http://wouldyourathermath.com), or a number of other interests, John is always up to learn new ways we can support and encourage kids.

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Student-Driven Hyperdocs

Katie Bradford and Brett Miller in Episode 348 of the 10-minute Teacher Podcast

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Kate Bradford and Brett Miller share their secrets for student-driven Hyperdocs. Taken from their popular ISTE 2018 session, learn about the next evolution of Hyperdocs and how they’re being used in the classroom.

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See their presentation:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DLvDIxwmXJOZRG9RA4r4OcOxBFARXJ_vJgIVv2KOe5g/edit?usp=sharing

Katie Bradford

Katie @MrsKBradford is a former middle school Language Arts teacher and Project-Based Learning facilitator with a passion for transformative learning experiences! Currently, she is an Innovative Learning Specialist for Five-Star Technology Solutions and a Google Certified Trainer spreading love for #EdTech that empowers students to think critically and follow their passion!

Brett Miller

I Brett Milleram Brett, @bmiller_fsts an Innovative Learning Specialist for Five-Star Technology in Southern Indiana. First-year e-learning coach for South Ripley Community Schools. Before coaching, I was a 6th-grade teacher who was passionate about creating AWESOME learning experiences for kids.

In my personal life, I am married to an inspiring educator. She is my better half, and constantly challenges me to grow!

Website: www.techcoachnotebook.com

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