Category: Podcasts

The Hour of Code Field Report

Resources and Links from This Episode Announcements Sign up to be part of STEMposium Bell Ringer – Books About Coding and Computational Thinking How to Code a Sandcastle by Joshua Funk If I Were a Wizard by Paul Hamilton Margaret and the Moon: How Margaret Saved the First Lunar Landing by Dean Robbins Hello Ruby ...

The Parents, Be Not Ashamed of Tech Edition

Resources and Links from This Episode Announcements No announcements this fortnight Bell Ringer Forms in the Classroom 10 Best Ways to Use OneNote in the Classroom Why Parents Shouldn’t Be Ashamed About Tech Alexandra Samuel’s Work Parents: Reject Technology Shame (Atlantic Monthly Article) Show and Tell Is Alexa Dangerous? (Atlantic Monthly Article) Coggle Storybird Want ...

The New Tools Pod Is Back

We’re back with a brand new edition of The New Tools. In our first episode of the new year, we take a look back at our first experiences with Ed Tech in the classroom and then share what tech we are most excited about for the new school year. Resources and Links from This Episode ...

Tools of Mass Reflection

Check out the latest edition of The New Tools podcast. This fortnight we begin our exploration of the ISTE Standard Empowered Learner by looking at the first indicator: Students articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes. In particular we discuss tools ...

The New Tools – Fighting Fake News

This fortnight’s edition of The New Tools takes a look at how teachers can support students in separating fact from fiction. We also visit a kindergarten classroom where iPads are being used for the first time. Check out our show page for links to all the resources mentioned in the show Enjoy. Want to listen ...

The New Tools Is Back

Our little podcast The New Tools is back with a new season and the first episode is up now. Check it out below and check out the show page for links and resources mentioned in the show. Enjoy. Want to listen to it on your phone or tablet? Click on the buttons below to open ...

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Two New Episodes of The New Tools!

We just posted our latest edition of The New Tools, an episode in which we meet our new Tech TOSA, Valerie Buck, discuss ensuring equity with BYOD and how tech can support diversity. Check out the show notes here. As a bonus, we also recorded an episode while we were down at the IntegratED Conference ...

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The New Tools: Unplugging and Making Movies

A new episode of The New Tools is up and this fortnight we’re exploring how to when to throttle back on using tech. We also invited Eric Ensey, a leadership and Humanities teacher at Pine Lake Middle School, to join our discussion of why making movies can be a powerful part of any classroom. For ...

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The New Tools: Learning New Tech & Digital Tools for Formative Assessment

We’re back! A new episode of The New Tools is up and this fortnight we’re exploring how to go about learning to use new tech. We also invited Kris Coleman, a PE teacher at Creekside Elementary, to join our discussion of digital tools that can support and improve formative assessment. For more information and links ...

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The New Tools: Embracing Failure & Utilizing Your Web Presence

We just finished another episode of The New Tools. This week, Josh, Carrie and Tricia discuss embracing failure with tech (including an obvious fail in the episode, see you can hear it) and how to create and use an effective web presence (including creating a firewall against excuses.) We also discuss tech and the holidays. ...