5 Ways to Teach How the Brain Learns

A conversation with Ramona Persaud on episode 80 of the 10-Minute Teacher

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Today Ramona Persaud @ramonap director of the film, Grey Matters, talks about how we can teach kids the way the brain learns.

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In today’s show, Ramona Persaud gives five tips directly related to how the brain learns:

  • Understanding stress and the brain
  • Relating knowledge to prior knowledge
  • How the brain changes
  • Thoughts on teaching for mastery
  • The proper place of memorization

I hope you enjoy this episode with Ramona Persaud!

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Ramona Persaud is an independent documentary filmmaker and founder of Change the Lens Productions. Change the Lens Productions specializes in social issue documentaries that are both entertaining and thought-provoking, nudging viewers to examine their life, their perspective, and their overall world view in the context of the stories they’ve just viewed.

GREY MATTERS is Persaud’s second film; the first, IT’S A DIFFERENT WORLD, explores the world of autism through the eyes of three autistic children.

The documentary Grey Matters is based on the book “The Brain Targeted Teaching Model for 21st Century Schools” by Dr. Mariale Hardiman. The documentary offers practical, “use right now” information for teachers, that are based on research.

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Building Your School and Personal Brand

A conversation with Trish Rubin on episode 79 of the 10-minute Teacher Podcast

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Today Trish Rubin @trishrubin teaches us the basics of building your school and personal brand. Enter the book giveaway to win a copy of the book, BrandED, that she co-authored with Eric Sheninger.

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In today’s show, Trish Rubin discusses what you need to know about school and personal branding:

  • Defining brand as it relates to education
  • The risks of brand myopia in schools
  • The reason we need to change how we communicate
  • The aspects of building a brand
  • Individual teacher brand

I hope you enjoy this episode with Trish Rubin!

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Trish Rubin is an lifetime educator and a “second act” entrepreneur who consults education and business organizations in improved brand communication. She teaches Marketing and Brand Management at CUNY/Baruch College in NYC and consults in K-16 educational professional development and across business, agencies and nonprofit organizations.

With Eric Sheninger, she has co-authored the first complete guide to using brand/marketing as tools for empowering schools in a digital/ social media age.

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A Stress Free Plan for Closing Out Your Classroom

A conversation with Angela Watson on episode 78 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Today Angela Watson @angela_watson teaches us a stress-free plan for closing out your classroom. See also her 5 Summer Secrets for a Stress free Fall video series.

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In today’s show, Angela Watson talks about the best way to close down your classroom at the end of the school year:

  • Why taking things down too soon can cause behavior problems
  • How to have students help without chaos
  • A simple system for getting the work done
  • Ending the school year with less stress
  • What you should have students do

I hope you enjoy this episode with Angela Watson!

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Angela Watson is National Board Certified Teacher currently working as an instructional coach and educational consultant based in Brooklyn, New York. She has published four books for teachers and has maintained The Cornerstone For Teachers blog since 2003.

Angela is the creator of the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club an online professional development program that has supported teachers with productivity in over 10,000 schools. Her Sunday podcast called Angela Watson’s Truth for Teachers is entering its 6th season, providing motivation and encouragement to teachers on a weekly basis.

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Breakout EDU Digital is Awesome (and Free) #breakoutedu

A conversation with Mari Venturino on episode 77 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast

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Today Mari Venturino @MsVenturino talks about breakout edu digital for edtech tool Tuesday. These challenges are free! (And perfect activities for team building at the end of the school year.) Learn about the challenges and advantages of breakout edu digital. Have fun!

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In today’s show, Mari Venturino talks about Breakout EDU digital:

  • Explaining what breakout edu digital is
  • What it teaches
  • The challenges teachers have with it
  • How to use it in the classroom
  • Some examples of the most popular breakout edu games

I hope you enjoy this episode with Mari Venturino!

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Mari VenturinoMari Venturino

Mari Venturino is a 7th-grade science and AVID teacher and Blended Learning Specialist at Mar Vista Academy in San Diego, CA. She is a Google For Education Certified Trainer and Innovator, a Google Certified Educator Levels 1 & 2, and is Leading Edge Certified in Online and Blended Instruction.

Mari was awarded the CUE Outstanding Emerging Teacher of the Year in 2017. She is the co-founder of Breakout EDU Digital.

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