Rocking TpT This Summer

Want to start working with Teachers Pay Teachers this summer? Pam Olivieri from Rockin’ Resources tells us how to get started. Listen to Pam Olivieri talk about Tpt Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Pam Olivieri – Bio As Submitted Pam Olivieri is dedicated to creating a standards-based curriculum that follows her […]

Research Spotlight: Student-Centered Blended Learning

Dr. Regina Giraldo-García on episode 498

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Dr. Regina Giraldo-García shares her research on what makes effective blended learning that promotes student leadership and a student-centered approach. Listen to Dr. Regina Giraldo-García talk about blended learning Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.   Dr. Regina Giraldo-García Bio as submitted Dr. Regina Giraldo-García is a Post-doctoral Research Fellow and an […]

How to Promote Deeper Learning with the 4 Shifts

Julie Graber on Episode 497

Julie Graber 4 shifts

The four shifts is a new education technology paradigm shared in the book Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning by Scott McLeod and Julie Graber. On today’s show, Julie discusses these four shifts and how it compares to other models such as SAMR. She gives examples of effective design using technology and where many programs are […]

What’s New in Digital Leadership version 2 with Eric Sheninger

Eric Sheninger on episode 496

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Eric Sheninger has rewritten his popular book Digital Leadership. In this show, learn what he added and what has changed. With over half the book being rewritten and changed, you’ll want insight into what trends are important if you’re going to be a digital leader in schools. Listen to Eric Sheninger talk about the new […]

SmartBrief: The Newsletter for Informed Educators

SmartBrief Edtech

SmartBrief has a free EdTech newsletter that will keep you informed. Their editors read thousands of articles each day and condense the best into just a 2-minute read. To stay up-to-date, I recommend that you subscribe to SmartBrief’s Edtech Newsletter. SmartBrief also has newsletters for accomplished teachers, special education professionals, and Higher Ed Leaders. They […]

5 Ways to Create a Culture of Inquiry in Your Classroom Now

Connie Hamilton on Episode 495

To create a classroom culture of inquiry, we can follow these five techniques. Connie Hamilton, author of Hacking Questions: 11 Answers That Create a Culture of Inquiry in Your Classroom. SmartBrief Keeping up with the news is challenging. Today’s sponsor, SmartBrief, has some email newsletters that will help you stay current. Whether you want to […]

How to Talk to Kids About Poverty

Jaime Casap on Episode 494

Jaime Casap speaking about poverty

Jaime Casap, Google’s Education Evangelist, grew up in poverty. Today, he shares his story and encouragement to help teachers reach children from a variety of backgrounds. You’ll want to listen to this encouraging show! SmartBrief Keeping up with the news is challenging. Today’s sponsor, SmartBrief, has some email newsletters that will help you stay current. […]

The Future of 5G in Education

A Video Shot by CBS Interactive and T-Mobile in my classroom

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What kind of impact will 5G have on education? Recently a film crew from CBS Interactive for T-Mobile came to my campus to film my predictions on just that topic. Take a look at the full video here or view a short 30-second clip below. #sponsored 5G in Education: 30 Second Overview I think the […]

How to Set Goals for Your Library This Summer

Amanda Johnson on Episode 493

While we have to finish well, those of us who are returning to another year as an educator have to look forward to plan. Today, media specialist Amanda Johnson talks about the massive success of some new sections she added to the library last summer and how she’s going to improve her library even more […]

Martians in Your Classroom, STEM, and Making Makerspaces Accessible

Rachael Mann on Episode 492

Rachael Mann talks about STEM and our students who will go to Mars

The first person to walk on Mars has already been born and is in our classrooms today, so the  experts tell us. He or she could be in your classroom or mine. The question is if we’re equipping that child and the others to go behind them with the knowledge and intuitive exploration of making […]