How to Have an Attitude to Try New Things #MondayMotivation Mar 10th

How to Have an Attitude to Try New Things #MondayMotivation – coolcatteacher.com 10MT | Episode 26 Josh Harris gets us motivated to try new things From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today Josh Harris @edtechspec an elementary edtech director from California, talks about an attitude of innovation. We […]
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Poverty and the Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations Mar 5th

Poverty and the Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations – coolcatteacher.com 10MT | Superintendent Anael Alston Shares His Thoughts in Episode #24 for Thought Leader Thursday From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Dr. Anael Alston @DrAAlston talks about common misconceptions that educators have about students in poverty. Born and […]
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5 Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez Feb 26th

5 Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez – coolcatteacher.com 10MT | 10-Minute Teacher Interview with Jennifer Gonzalez From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Technology moves so quickly! Do you know what to try next? Well, today’s guest and edtech expert Jennifer Gonzalez @cultofpedagogy  gives us some […]
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The Lemonade War that Motivated a Whole School to Read Feb 26th

The Lemonade War that Motivated a Whole School to Read – coolcatteacher.com 10MT | #18 A 10-Minute Teacher Interview with Principal Ryan Kaczmark From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter When I called Principal Ryan Kaczmark @rkaczmark, he bubbled over with excitement from the Lemonade Wars experience. This elementary […]
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Tackling Behavior Problems by Acting out Negative Stereotypes Feb 19th

Tackling Behavior Problems by Acting out Negative Stereotypes – coolcatteacher.com 10MT Episode #13 Interview with Todd Clinton about the “School Perfect” Project From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How do you reduce problem behaviors? Could it be as simple as acting out negative behaviors? At first glance, the […]
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The Heartwarming Story Behind the Viral Video and Principal Tim Hadley’s Stand Against Bullying Feb 17th

The Heartwarming Story Behind the Viral Video and Principal Tim Hadley’s Stand Against Bullying – coolcatteacher.com 10MT Episode #14 A Positive Way to Stand Against Bullying From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Bullying is so hard to handle. Often it is difficult to know what to do. Is […]
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#05: 5 Ideas for Using Game-Based Learning in your Classroom Today Feb 5th

#05: 5 Ideas for Using Game-Based Learning in your Classroom Today – coolcatteacher.com 10MT: A 10-Minute Teacher Interview with Michael Matera From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Michael Matera (@mrmatera) is a middle school teacher, author of Explore Like a Pirate and speaker. As a gamification guru and […]
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#01: Awesome Apps for iPads in the Elementary Classroom Feb 3rd

#01: Awesome Apps for iPads in the Elementary Classroom – coolcatteacher.com MEET MY NEW PODCAST: The 10-minute Teacher Show– for Remarkable but Busy Teachers From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Karen Lirenman (@KLirenman) and Kristen Wideen (@mrswideen) have written the definitive book on using iPads in the elementary classroom, […]
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Living Life as a Teacher Is Noble Enough Jan 8th

Living Life as a Teacher Is Noble Enough – coolcatteacher.com Appreciating teachers and the role we play in the world From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Wow, you know as a teacher you just can’t turn it off. I was just in Walgreens picking up pictures, and as […]
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Staples and Katy Perry Impact 1072 classrooms and 98,609 students! Oct 21st

Staples and Katy Perry Impact 1072 classrooms and 98,609 students! – coolcatteacher.com A Big Thank You to Staples for their Support of Teachers and Students From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Almost one hundred thousand students (98,609 to be exact) were impacted by the $1 million donation that […]
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