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10MT | The 10-Minute Teacher Show | The 5-day a week podcast for remarkable but very busy teachers.

The 10-Minute Teacher show is a 5-day a week Podcast where Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher chats with today’s most amazing educators, thought leaders, and classroom teachers. 10MT was created for YOU - remarkable teachers and educators who are very busy but want to have the best classroom possible. If you’re looking for PRACTICAL advice to listen to during your commute, break, or even as you’re doing a quick 10-minute classroom task, Vicki Davis and her guests are here to HELP. Check out our daily themes: Motivation Mondays, Tech Tool Tuesdays, Wonderful Wednesdays, Thought Leader Thursdays, and 5 Idea Fridays. Each show focuses on ideas you can use in your classroom TODAY. The most transformational thing in the classroom is the YOU. Invest in your knowledge as a teacher. BE REMARKABLE.
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Mar 14, 2017

Chris Smith is a Maths teacher from Scotland where his irrational passion for Pi earns him geeky renown. He is an enthusiastic ambassador for the beauty and usefulness of Mathematics and shares this message with his anyone who will listen.  In today's episode, you'll hear:

  • How Chris' car became the centerpiece of one Pi Day
  • The Pi-M-C-A song that won Chris' classroom international attention
  • The Math-sterpiece his class is creating this year
  • How to make math more exciting all year long

Chris writes a free weekly Maths newsletter for teachers with puzzles, lesson ideas, resources, Maths facts- if you'd like to join the list of almost 2000 subscribers, send him an email (aap03102@gmail.com). He's always excited about making new connections with Maths fans across the world! Chris regularly speaks at Maths conferences in Scotland, has delivered a TEDx talk (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TACPw5NtUk), helps run the Enterprising Maths in Scotland National Final (http://www.scottishmathematicalcouncil.org/wp1/enterprising-mathematics/), is a co-creator of the free-to-download-Pi-visualiser "Pi-Wire" (http://piwire.co.uk/), serves on the TES Maths Panel (https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/blog/tes-maths-our-panel-teachers) and is a a member of the Scottish Mathematical Council (http://www.scottishmathematicalcouncil.org/wp1/members/).

Outside the world of Maths, Chris is married to Elaine, is dad to Daisy, Heidi and Logan (born in perfect arithmetic progression in 2007, 2008 and 2009), plays piano in Jiggered Ceilidh Band (http://www.jiggered.com/) and is a follower of Jesus.

A full transcript of this show and the show notes are available at www.coolcatteacher.com/podcast as well as details on entering this month’s giveaway contests.

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