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133 What Should We Teach the Teachers Who Will Teach Tomorrow? James E. Ryan, @DeanJimRyan, one of the nation’s leading scholars of education law and policy as well as the dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). Dean Ryan is also an award-winning teacher who served on the University of Virginia faculty since 1998. 03/26/2015
132 What Makes a World-Class Teacher? Nancie Atwell @NancieAtwell , Stephen Ritz @greenBXmachine , Jacque Kahura, and Naomi Volain, four world-class educators sat down to talk with Vicki at The Global Education & Skills Conference in Dubai. 03/20/2015
131 The Best of the Best Web-Based Tools for Teaching and Learning Larry Ferlazzo, @Larryferlazzo , an award-winning English and Social Studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, CA 03/18/2015
130 Engaging and Teaching Students with Music Jed Dearybury, @mrdearybury1 , an early childhood teacher in Spartanburg, South Carolina 03/17/2015
129 Using Sports to Teach Math Scott Allen, @svallen , high school mathematics/computer science teacher 03/09/2015
128 Inside a School with More Poverty, Less Funding and Excellent Grades Dr. Jerry Thacker, Superintendent of Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation 03/06/2015
127 Going Global: Specific Tools for Connecting Your Students to the World Lisa Parisi, @LParisi , an Award winning teacher, author, blogger, DEN LC, SMART Exemplary Educator, iEARN member, BrainPOP Popstar, Fablevision and Tech4learning Ambassador. 03/04/2015
126 Why Educators and Education Need Mobile Apps Alefiya Bhatia @AlefiyaBhatia, Founder and CEO of Crescerance 02/26/2015
125 Inside the Movement to Throw Out Grades: Can It Be Done? Starr Sackstein @mssackstein and Mark Barnes @markbarnes19 endorse the elimination of grades in school. Starr is a nationally board certified high school English teacher. Mark is an international speaker and author. 02/25/2015
124 3 Proven Ways to be a More Creative Educator Melinda Kolk, @melindak, one of the founders of Tech4Learning. 02/24/2015
123 3 Myths About Rigor: What It Is, What It’s Not, What It Looks Like in the Classroom Dr. Barbara R. Blackburn, @BarbBlackburn, author and educational consultant. 02/17/2015
122 A Teacher’s Guide to the Promise and Broken Promises of Education Technology Joyce Whitby, @jwhitby1, the National Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Monarch Teaching Technologies which produces VizZle 02/12/2015
121 Why Teaching Digital Story Telling is Important Fred Haas, @akh003, a high school digital media teacher in the suburbs near Boston 02/04/2015
120 Teaching Tactics for All Students Gleaned from Teaching Visually Impaired Math Online Robin Lowell, @teacherinthebox, a distance education High School math teacher at the Washington State School for the Blind in Vancouver, WA 01/31/2015
119 The Best Free Education Teaching Tools Steve Dembo, @teach42, is the Director of Social Media Strategy and Online Community at Discovery Communications 01/26/2015
118 Using Gaming to Engage Students and Meet Common Core Standards Patricia Cloud, @trishcloud , a technology associate at Grand Oak Elementary in Huntersville, NC. 01/24/2015
117 Student Privacy: Four Rules to Teach Students Where to Draw the Line Jennifer Scott, @JenTechnology is an English teacher and technology mentor in California 01/21/2015
116 Helping At-Risk Students Find Their Way Bill Priestley, @bpriestleygws is a blogger, educator, and writer who helps students focus their dreams into careers through education. 01/19/2015
115 Five Fast Ways to Improve Your Teaching Through Twitter Billy Krakower, @wkrakower a Computer & Resource Reading Room Teacher in Woodland Park, New Jersey 01/13/2015
114 Midyear Update on Hot Apps for Teaching Richard Byrne, @rmbyrne former high school social studies teacher best known for developing the award-winning blog Free Technology for Teachers 01/04/2015
113 A Chat With Guy Kawasaki on the Future of Education Guy Kawasaki, @GuyKawasaki1 chief evangelist of Canva, a graphics-design online service, and an executive fellow at the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley. 12/11/2014
112 Strategies for Working With Children at Risk Charisse Beach, @CharisseBeach1 teacher, administrator, and author in Illinois. 12/01/2014
111 The Bully Barn: Bullying Prevention Resources for Teachers Robert Gioia, @rgioia204 a constable on the Sault Ste. Marie police force. 11-17-2014
110 EDUSlam: A Great Source for Best Practices With the cohosts of @EduSlam: Tanya Avrith @TanyaAvrith and Holly Clark @HollyClarkEdu 11/17/2014
109 A Crash Course In Teaching With Apps That Align to Bloom’s Taxonomy Monica Evon, @mrsevon1 a 3rd/4th grade teacher in Nebraska 11/14/2014
108 Practical Tips for Reaching Groups of Students with Different Learning Styles Helen Bullock, @AnseoAMuinteoir an Irish primary teacher and author who loves social media 11/10/2014
107 Tweech Me: A Teacher’s Guide To Twitter Susan Bearden, @s_bearden Director of Information Technology at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne, Florida 11/10/2014
106 Math Can Be Fun: Teaching Math With Creative and Engaging Videos Tinashe Blanchet, @mrsblanchetnet Google certified teacher, national presenter for the Bureau of Education and Research (BER), mathematics teacher, and technology coach in New Orleans 11/03/2014
105 Global Competence: Changing How Students Think About and Value Education Donna Adams Roman, @donnaroman teacher and professional development leader for Geneva Unified School District in Geneva, Illinois 10/28/2014
104 What Works and Why: Spotlight on a Successful 1 to 1 Program William Simpson, @MrSimpson77 teacher and technology coach in Prince George’s County Public Schools 10/24/2014
103 A Very Special Story About Special Education and Technology Jennifer Cronk, @jenniferacronk educational technology teacher, and Karole Pearce, mother of Lanie 10/21/2014
102 Using Pen Pals to Teach Social Studies and World Culture Lori Roy, @MsRoyz a social studies teacher in Canada 10/14/2014.
101 Easy Tools and Simple Tips for Differentiating Instruction Cheryl Oakes, @cheryloakes50 an education technologist and special ed teacher in Maine 10/08/2014
100 Another Amazing Story From The Leading Edge of Project-Based Learning Daniel Pomianek, Norbert Pisz, Sylwia Perykasza and Tomasz Plesniak discuss their global project which allows control of a computer without hands. 09/13/2014
099 An Example of the Amazing Possibilities of Project-Base Learning Benjamin Faleye, Ibraheem Bello, Jemil Oyebisi and Temidayo Adefioye discuss their project about eyecare. 09/08/2014
098 Praise This, Not That: Lessons for Teachers from Great Coaches Nathan Barber, @_nathanbarber a 20 year educator and author in Texas 09/03/2014
097 Why Playful Learning is Vital to Developing 21st Century Skills Stephan Turnipseed, @LEGO_Education President Emeritus of LEGO Education, North America, Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships for LEGO Education, and the Chairman for The Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21)LEGO_Education 08/27/2014
096 How Digital Leadership Can Make a Big Difference in Schools Rachel Sniff @Tchr_RachelM & Tiffany Carter @Mrs.Carter_SS 08/24/2014
095 Technology in Education: What Works, What Doesn’t Mark Weston Ph.D., @shiftparadigm Associate Dean at Georgia Tech 08/20/2014
094 Connecting the Dots: Emerging, Converging and Conflicting Trends in Education Elaine Roberts, @elainej Chief Innovation Officer at p20partners LLC 08/16/2014
093 Students and Teachers Experimenting With Creating Apps Marsha Harris, @marshamac74 Director of Curriculum at Trinity School in Atlanta Georgia and her student Kennedy talk about apps in this episode 08/12/2014
092 R&D:Identifying the Next Best Teaching Practices Scot Hoffman, @asb_research Research and Development at the American School of Bombay 08/08/2014
091 Understanding the Anxieties Around Educating Special Needs Kids Gary Dietz, @garydietz father and author of “Dads of Disability: Stories for, by, and about fathers of children who experience disability (and the women who love them)” 08/07/2014
090 Preparing Your Students for Flipped Learning Jon Bergmann, @jonbergmann Teacher, Author, Blogger, Radio Host, Flipped Classroom Pioneer, Voracious Learner, tech integrator, & triathlete 08/02/2014
089 Getting Your Students Involved in Global Partnerships Toni Olivieri-Barton, @toniobarton librarian/media specialist and IB Coordinator with a passion for global collaborations 07/28/2014
088 Using the Visual and Performing Arts to Engage Students Jon Schwartz, a public schoolteacher who uses music, visual arts, and technology to boost student achievement 07/22/2014
087 Digital Inking: What it is, Why does it matter Margo Day, Vice President, US Education for Microsoft Corporation, and Kim West, STEM high school social studies teacher 7/21/2014
086 Serious Games: Rethinking Gamification in Education Cat Flippen, @CatFlippen educator, technophile, and ISTE Emerging Leader 7/15/2014
085 Capturing the Best Teaching Practices and Leaving a Legacy Bob Greenberg, @bobgreenberg Brainwaves host and 30 year educator 7/8/201
084 Making Learning Fun: Engaging Students With Imagination Jeromie Heath, @TeachHeath veteran 5th grade teacher 6/18/2014
083 Learning for Life Versus Learning for Grades, College or Career Chandler Bolt, author & entrepreneur 6/16/2014
082 Generation C: When Very Young Children Are Connected to Technology Karen Nelson, @MrsNelsonCWA Pre K Teacher who integrates technology 6/13/2014
081 Hidden Social Qualities of Effective Educators Matthew Kohut, Managing Partner of KNP Communications 6/6/2014
080 Can E-Readers Motivate Students
to Read More
Dr. Craig Union, independent researcher and technology advocate. 6/4/2014
079 Being an Innovative Educator: What it Takes Dr. Cheri Toledo, @drctedd is the Specialization Coordinator for the Learning, Instruction & Innovation, the Educational Technology, and the Education Technology Ed.S. Programs at Walden University 6/1/2014
078 Getting Your Students to Write Brad Wilson, @dreambition Ed Tech Consultant in Missouri 5/28/2014
077 12 Great Ways to Use Google Drive Susan Oxnevad, @soxnevad instructional technology facilitator in Chicago 5/27/2014
076 Universal Design in Online Spaces Beth Ritter-Guth, @BethRitterGuth faculty at Union County College in New Jersey 5/20/2014
075 Project-based Learning With a Purpose Josh Gauthier, a business teacher in Wisconsin 5/16/2014
074 How Simulation Games Can Teach Complex Subjects Jeff Stanzler, faculty member at the University of Michigan School of Education 5/14/2014
073 Helping Others to Understand Autism John Lozano, Resource Specialist at Easterbrook Discovery School 5/9/2014
072 UDL and Every Child Karen Janowski, Assistive Technology consultant and specialist with the Newton Public Schools 5/7/2014
071 The Emerging View of Digital Citizenship Anne Collier, codirector of in Silicon Valley  5/1/2014
070 Virtual Field Trips Ira Bickoff is a physics teacher in Rondout Valley High School in New York state.  4/30/2014
069 The Proper Role of Testing Virginia superintendent Pam Moran focuses schools on learning not testing  04/25/2014
068 A new Way to Think About Multiple Intelligences Facebook Superstar Laura Candler shares about the way she teaches fifth graders about different intelligences 04/22/2014
067 What are the Best Ways to Teach Creativity? Amin Saberi and Anne Trumbore tell about a new free course where pop stars like Josh Groban and Linkin Park connect through Stanford University Professor, Tina Seelig, to more than 10,000 people in a MOOC 4/18/2014
066 Teacher’s Rights and Risks on Social Media Scott McLeod  @mcleod helps us understand the legal context in which teachers use social media in the US. 4/13/14
065  Using the 4 step SAMR Model to Update Your Teaching Practice Richard Wells @iPadWells from New Zealand shares the SAMR model and how it looks in practice. Great explanation for anyone implementing technology. 4/9/14
064  The 4 Liter Challenge: Teaching Students ABout Water Poverty Two teachers share a very real lesson about water poverty using the 4 Liter Challenge. 4/4/14
063  Spotlight on Classtools: Fake Applications, Real Lessons Russell Tarr @russeltarr  created one of my favorite websites for authentic assessment and just plain fun tools for the classroom including Fakebook and Fake Twitter – great tools for educators to use when everything is blocked. 4/3/14
062  Teaching Girls STEAM in Middle School Vinnie Vrotney @vvrotny is teaching STEAM principles as we talk Makerspaces and Minecraft 3/28/14
061  5 Ways to Leverage Technology to Meet the Common Core Standards Ben Rimes @techsavvyed shows us how he’s using technology to transform teaching and engage students (while still meeting standards.) 3/26/14
060  Taking Risks to Engage Students Scott Bedley and Tim Bedley @bedleybros are two award winning teachers who are working to change the world with music and a great sense of humor. 3/21/14
059  How 3D Printers Open New Possibilities for Project Based-Learning Kelly Hines @kellyhines  has a 3d printer in her 5th grade classroom. Learn how it is working and how it has changed everything. 3/17/14
058  The Priority List: A Creative Approach to Teaching Literature and Life’s Greatest Lessons David Menasche author of the Priority List didn’t sit at home when he could no longer teach due to cancer, blind and riddled with cancer, he traveled the country to see his students and truly got to see the impact one teacher can make 3/14/14
057  Curation Trends: Finding the Best Teaching Tools, Apps and Resources Kathy Schrock @kathyschrock author of Kathy Schrock’s guides to everything. Some great tools shared! 3/10/14
056 The Rhino Project: Teaching Social Consciousness. Karen Stadler @ICT_Integrator, from South Africa, is working to save the Rhinos one child at a time. Learn about her project and how you can join. 3/3/2014
055 Toddlers on Technology: Touch Screens, Picking Apps for Young Kids and Setting Limits Patti Wollman Summers @digi_tod  shares current research on using ipads with kids under 4 based on her new book. 2/27/14
054 A Discussion with the Connected Educators Cybrarian Jerry Blumengarten  @cybraryman1  is the cybrarian for so many of us in education technology. Hear his tips on finding Twitter chats and how he curates the web. 2/25/14
053 New Teachers: Three Things They Didn’t Teach You in Education School Dana Dunnan @DanaDunnan  feels that there are things teachers aren’t taught in education school and shares his encouragement and wisdom for teachers of all ages. 2/17/14
052 Technology Coaches: Helping Teachers Find the Best Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom Steven Anderson @web20classroom talks about how to coach teachers, how to do a needs assessment (with a free tool) and how to coach teachers when there are so many. 2/17/14
051 Gamification: What Does it Take to Create Games that Actually Result in Learning Verena Roberts @verenanz , Lee Graham @akleeg, and Colin Osterhout @costerhout share the vision for Gamifi-ED and how the project got started. 2/10/2014
050 Classroom Champions: How Students are Learning Critical Skills from the Best in the World Steve Mesler @SteveMesler co-founder of @ClassroomChamps shares how his program connects Olympic athletes with high-needs classrooms while sharing awesome free videos on goal setting and grit with classrooms everywhere. Teacher Julieann Cappuccino @misscapp0822 shares how she uses the program in her classroom. 2/3/2014
049 Trial and Error: 3 Strategies for Building an Authentic Audience for Your Student’s Work Linda Yollis @lindayollis, classroom blogging extraordinaire, shares how she engages her students using blogging. 1/29/2014
048 7 Tactics for Surviving Leadership Transitions Miguel Guhlin @mguhlin shares time-tested tactics for surviving when your leadership is in transition. 1/27/2014
047 Stepping Away from Teaching and Toward Empowering Students Dr. Leigh Zeitz @zeitz called “Dr. Z” by his students, inspires admiration for how his preservice teachers drive learning in his classroom at the University of Northern Iowa. Hear him share how he does it. 1/22/2014
046 Strategies for Bringing Classrooms into the 21st Century Rafranz Davis @rafranzdavis , Digital Diva, shares how she helps her school move forward into the 21st century one teacher at a time and special tips she learned from teaching math in a high needs school. 1/22/2014
045 Why Teaching Financial Literacy Matters Beth Werker, sixth grade math teacher, shares how she uses the real world Enterprise City to teach kids financial literacy 1/13/14
 044 Using “Tech Challenges” to Engage Teachers and Students  Andrea Keller @akbusybee shares how she uses tech challenges to help teachers and staff learn technology and how to use collaborate tools in special ed classrooms 1/13/14
 043  Blended Learning: Teaching Sustainability and Literacy By Exploring Needs and Wants  Pauline Roberts @pr05bps shares how she and her co-teacher mesh science and literacy into the award winning “sciracy” approach  1/6/2014
 042  New Year, Digital Paradigm, New Possibilities  Eric Sheninger @NMHS_Principal and author of Changing Paradigms for Changing Times 1/6/2014
041 Year End Smackdown: 2013 Review of Hot Education Apps, Tools and Resources Tom Murray @thomascmurray cofounder of #edtechchat 12/20/2013
040 Tips, Tricks and Wisdom from a 40 year teacher Roy Wilson,
past Arkansas teacher of the year, history teacher, currently a gifted and talented coordinator shares his wisdom for all teachers.
039 Spotlight on the Edublog Awards Sue Waters @suewaters 12/17/2013
038 An Inside Look at What’s New with the EdCamp Movement Kristin Swanson @kristenswanson, 12/13/2013
037 Reinventing Science Instruction through Collaboration: Science Fairs go online James ‘Jamie’ Ewing @mrewingteach 11/27/13
036  A Student’s Response to Bullying Becomes a Book
a podcast for parents, kids and teachers dealing with bullying
 HG Sansotri, 12 year old from the UK @hgsansostri
uthor of The Little dudes Skool Survival Guide
035 A Talk with Amazing White House Champion of Change Teacher  Todd Nesloney @TechNinjaTodd
2013 White House Champion of Change
034 Exposing Your Students to Inspiring Young People who are making a Difference: Joshua’s Heart  Joshua Williams, 12 year old from Miami Florida, 2012 Prudential Spirit of Community Award Winner  11/18/13
033 A Smarter, Kinder Approach to Handling Conflict in Educational Settings  Bob Burg, author “Adversaries into Allies”  11/15/13
032 Engaging Students Through Competitions Contests and Code  Pat Yongpradit @MrYongpradit , Microsoft Innovative Educator Award winner (for his project encouraging girls in STEM)
and student Anh Vo, Kodu Cup Challenge finalist – USA 2013
031 The Global Classroom Project  Michael Graffin @mgraffin   11/8/13
030 The Need to Teach Financial Literacy  Brian Page @FinEdChat
(Milken National Educator Recipient)
029 NASA Explorer Schools: Bringing Authentic Learning Opportunities into Your Classroom  Kaci Heins @spacespartan  10/30/13
028 Using Social Media and Robotics to Engage Students in STEM  Lewis Chappalear (finalist for US teacher of the year from California)
Randy Cailor (Georgia USA)
027 Reinventing Your Classroom
(Coplanning with Google Docs as done by two 20+ year Literature teachers)
 Annice Brave
(2012 Illinois Teacher of the Year) and
Jeff Hudson @jhudson55
026 Why Teaching Computer Programming to All Students Matters  Lou Zulli Jr. @lzulli(2 Time Winner of Microsoft Innovative Educator Awards)  10/14/13
025 Staying Relevant, Staying Abreast, and Staying Employed for Life Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti
024 Google Glass in the Classroom: Possibilities and Challenges Ahead  Don Wettrick
023 Connecting Your Classroom to the World  Silvia Tolisano @langwitches  10/7/13
022 Teaching Creativity: Encouraging Learning and Creativity with Mobile Photography  Meri Walker @iphoneartgirl 9/30/13
021 Connected Classrooms: Bringing the World to Your Students  Bev Berns @B_Berns ,
Kim Powell @powell4thgrade
020 Teach Like a Pirate: Grabbing and Keeping Your Student’s Attention Dave Burgess @burgessdave
uthor of “Teach Like a Pirate”
019 Dressing Your Classroom for Student Success  Erin Klein @KleinErin  8/20/13
018 Questioning Rigor, Considering Vigor and Other Musings  Shawn White @swpax  8/17/13
017 Learning by Doing: Inside the Maker Movement  +Sylvia Martinez @smartinezco-author of “Invent to Learn” 8/6/2013
016 Leaning Forward: Moving Your Teaching Practice Beyond Your Comfort Zone  +Aaron Maurer @coffeechugbooks 7/22/2013
015 One on One with a Teacher on the Leading Edge  +Dawn Casey-Rowe @runningdmc 7/15/2013
014 Achieving Sustainable Classroom Innovation +A.J. Juliani @ajjuliani
Steve Mogg @stevenjmogg
Rosie Esposito @djesposito from Wissahickon High School, Pennsylvania
013 Learning Commons: How the School Library is Being Reinvented David V. Loertscher
Learning Commons Pioneer and Author
012 A New Models: Inside Early College STEM Schools Brenda Darden Wilkerson, William Starzyk, Arlington Vigilance from Chicago 6/17/2013
011 A Look inside the classroom of ISTE 2013 Teacher of the Year Nicholas Provenzano
ISTE 2013 Teacher of the Year
010 Savvy Use of Edtech in Early Ed Classrooms Karen Lirenman, klirenman
(Kay Bitter K-2 ISTE 2013 Teacher of the Year)
009 Quest2Matter, Choose2Matter, & #YouMatter: 3 Reasons to Get Involved Angela Maiers @angelaMaiers 5/23/2013
008 Why Computer Science isn’t Just for Geeks Alfred Thompson “Mr. Computer Science” @alfredtwo 5/20/2013
007 Teaching Teachers With Technology: 5 Important Ingredients of Good Preservice Teacher Education Eva Brown @ebrownorama 5/16/2013
006 How Classrooms Change When Genius Drives Learning #geniushour Joy Kirr @joykirr,
Hugh McDonald @hughtheteacher,
Gallit Zvi gallit_z,
Denise Krebs @mrsdkrebs
005 Encouraging Global Connections and Digital Citizenship Theresa Allen @tdallen5 4/23/2013
004 Gearing Up for Common Core Math Darren Burris @dgburris 4/23/2013
003 How Teachers and Students Are Collaborating Globally Toni Olivier-Barton @toniobarton,
Michelle McGarvey,
Maureen Tumenas, @bcdtech
Donna Esposito, @djesponsito
Tina Schmidt @MrsSchmidtB4
002 Creative Approaches to Teaching STEM at the Elementary School Level Kevin Jarrett @kJarrett,Dr. Jeremy A. Ervin @dr_jeremy_ervin 3/12/2013
001 What is a MOOC? Dr. Lee Graham @ak_leeg and Colin Osterhout @costerhout 2/10/2013