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EdTech in Ten

EdTech in Ten

By Laura Carr
Discussions and tips about technology and innovative ideas for an educational setting. Whether you’re intimidated by computers or a tech ninja, there’s something for you...all in about 10 minutes!
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Checking in from Quarantine
Just wanted to check in and share a couple of thoughts about this new online learning reality.
April 10, 2020
Breakout Games
After spending 3 days facilitating breakout games, I share some tips and tricks for helping them go smoothly. For more information about breakout games, check out BreakoutEdu online.
February 12, 2020
Free Canva for Educators
Canva is giving away free Canva Pro accounts to educators to use in class!
January 9, 2020
DigCit for Grown Ups: The Secret Sister Exchange is an Illegal Pyramid Scheme
The holidays are here, and so are the schemes. Don't lose your money.
December 2, 2019
Organize Your Life With A Bullet Journal
Bullet Journaling is an amazing, customizable system to help you get your life organized. EdTech in Ten Blog Official Bullet Journal Site
November 11, 2019
Sway With Me
The bottom line is this...if your presentation sucks, nobody is going to care about your information. Even if it is really good information. Microsoft Sway can help, and it's free!
October 3, 2019
Taking the Canvas Journey with David
David is a band teacher for 5th and 6th grade students, and he’s going to let me work with him this year to integrate Canvas into his classroom. We will follow him throughout the year to see how the process is going.
September 5, 2019
Have You Seen The New Discovery Education?
Discovery Ed got a major facelift over the summer. Learn about all the features they’ve brought to the forefront.
September 1, 2019
Are Your Passwords Secure?
Today I’m talking about common practices we are doing to sabotage our password security, and simple ways to fix that. Last Pass
August 24, 2019
Upcycling For Your Classroom, Makerspace, or STEAM Lab
Thanks for your patience, but I’m finally back! Now that grad school is done, you’ll be hearing more from me. Today is about how you can upcycle to get free supplies. Find the board on Pinterest at
August 13, 2019
The Crippling Power of “What If?”
Today we discuss the power of self-doubt and letting “what if” dictate your choices, and how this can affect our students. Also, how you can get my FREE guide to makerspaces. Blog Post Makerspace Guide EdTech in Ten Newsletter
July 13, 2019
The Blog is Live...also, PRIME!
The EdTech in Ten website is finally live! Head over to I also talk about the Prime Digital Learning Conference. If you'd like to show up, the link is
July 1, 2019
Hex Codes and
In this episode, we will learn how to get the hex codes for specific colors when you’re working online, and use to generate amazing color palettes.
June 20, 2019
Photography Tips for Any Device
Whether you have a DSLR or just a camera phone, here are a few tips and tricks you can use to elevate your photographs.
June 13, 2019
Get That Camera Off Of Auto
In this episode I go over aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. Knowing the difference and when to use the aperture or shutter priority will make such a difference in your photography. Plus, the camera does most of the thinking for you! Tweet me @LauraBCarr and be sure to use #EdTechInTen.
June 6, 2019
I sit down with Autumn Riley, NTCTELA Teacher of Excellence, to find out about her “Franken-Journaling” approach to student notebooks. Connect with us on Twitter: @MrsAutumnRiley and @LauraBCarr
May 25, 2019
School Planners Don’t Work
A candid interview with students about student planners and how they use them (or don’t) and their solutions for this problem.
May 16, 2019
Stop, Breathe, and Think
Today we are exploring the Stop, Breathe, and Think mindfulness app and program that has been made entirely free for educators so that they can use it with their students.
May 12, 2019
Did Someone Say Free?
This week, TCEA is giving away FREE memberships to educators.
May 7, 2019
Virtual Field Trips
Have real-time, face-to-face, interactive field trips, all without ever leaving your classroom.
May 1, 2019
URL Shorteners and QR Codes
Learn how to shorten long web addresses with URL shorteners and how to make your own QR codes that link to websites or reveal messages.
April 19, 2019
Makerspaces are for EVERY student
A look at what a makerspace is, and why it’s important that EVERY student has access.
April 13, 2019
Fortnite Everything
Take advantage of the Fortnite craze and use it to create engaging lessons in your classroom.
April 8, 2019
Twitter as an Educational Resource
Don’t be intimidated by what you’ve heard about Twitter, because it’s one of the best resources available to educators. In this episode, we will go over the basics of getting started and how to grow your PLN.
April 7, 2019
A brief introduction to the EdTech in Ten podcast, some background about Laura, and motivation going forward.
April 3, 2019