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CCC008: Tech Director Allison Thompson
In this episode we interview Allison Thompson, director of technology at St. Gerard Catholic School in Lansing, Michigan. She talks about balancing instruction with technical support, the Triple E Framework from Liz Kolb, building foundational tech skills, and embracing creative freedom in the classroom. Our question of the episode is: What strategies do you use to insure technology is used to collaborate and not isolate? Send us your feedback at email@example.com, or call our voicemail...
007A: Drive Through – File History in O365
Jim and Maria explain how you can use OneDrive to recover lost work. Send us your feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our voicemail line at 346-FAQ-HELP.
CCC007: 4th Grade Teacher Maureen Elliott
Maria interviews Rogers Middle School 4th grade teacher Maureen Elliott, a new teacher to the district who is embracing the purposeful integration of technology, risk-taking, and modeling strategies for successful technology adoption in the classroom. Last episode's question of the day: In what ways can we encourage higher-level learning outside the classroom? This week's question of the day: In what ways can we utilize technology to instill a love of learning our students? Please send your...
006A: Drive-Through Password Security Tips
Jim, Dan and Maria discuss the important of unique, complex passwords, along with a couple tips to help you design a complex password you can remember.
CCC006: Maker Space and STEAM with Sarah Davis and Anna Bayerl
Jim Czadzeck talks to Anna Bayerl and Sarah Davis about STEAM and Maker Space programs as well as student podcasting, and we welcome Richard Jones to the district, the podcast, and the IT team!
005A: Drive-Through Immersive Reader
Jim and Maria discuss the Windows Immersive Reader for built-in text-to-speech in this quick tip episode. Send us your feedback by e-mail at email@example.com, or give a call to the voicemail line at 346-FAQ-HELP.
CCC005: Computer Science Across K-12 with Tristan Miller
Computer science teacher Tristan Miller has incorporated STEM courses across the K-12 spectrum, started an e-Sports team, and is working on cybersecurity in high school. Learn more about these programs and future work! [00:02:45] Question of the Week: What key skills best prepare students for a rapidly changing workplace? [00:03:55] Tristan Miller Interview [00:04:15] Building a CS program [00:05:00] Code.org & Scratch [00:06:30] Project Based Learning [00:06:55] Flipping the Classroom...
004A: Drive-Through Screenshots
Jim and Maria discuss a number of methods of obtaining screenshots on a Windows computer, including keyboard shortcuts, the Snipping Tool, and Techsmith's SnagIt software. Send us your feedback by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or give a call to the voicemail line at 346-FAQ-HELP.
004: Kim Cristal and the Social Studies Revolution
Dan interviews Kim Cristal, social studies curriculum coordinator, about the shift in social studies teaching from names and dates to focused historical research, analysis of sources from differing perspectives, and application of learnings to new and unique situations. Also, we hear from listeners as to their educational technology wish lists for 2019! Check it out at http://k12ccc.com, and feel free to leave us feedback on our feedback line at 346-FAQ-HELP. Question of the day for this...
003A: Drive-Through OneDrive Shortcut
Our second drive-through quick tip as part of the Computers, Coffee and Curriculum podcast. Jim and Maria discuss creation of a desktop shortcut to your online OneDrive. Until next time, you can find us and subscribe at http://k12ccc.com, or call our feedback voicemail line at (346) FAQ-HELP.
003: A Radio Station Legacy
Dan, Jim and Maria talk to Pete Nowak, A/V technician and high school radio station advisor. Also, we hear from listeners as to their favorite educational technology of 2018! Check it out at http://k12ccc.com, and feel free to leave us feedback on our feedback line at 346-FAQ-HELP. 00:00:50 John talks about the iPhone as an ed tech tool 00:03:05 Kim discusses Remind and TouchNote 00:06:00 Jamie highlights Schoology in the classroom 00:08:02 Kyle talks about Nearpod 00:09:23 Maria asks this...
002A: Drive-Through Common Sense Media
CCC002A: Our first drive-through quick tip as part of the Computers, Coffee and Curriculum podcast. Jim and Maria discuss CommonSenseMedia.org, a site where you can find information on age-appropriateness for various media. Until next time, you can find us and subscribe at http://k12ccc.com, or call our feedback voicemail line at (346) FAQ-HELP.
002: Best Ed Tech of 2018
Maria, Jim and Dan discuss their three favorite educational technology items of 2018, and what they’re looking forward to in 2019. 00:40 Introducing the Computers, Coffee, and Curriculum Podcast3:30 Why a Podcast?4:50 Website and Podcast Subscription Information5:33 Voicemail Line6:05 Question of the Day: “What is your favorite technology of 2018?” 6:46 Maria’s #1: Middle School Technology Roll-out9:43 Jim’s #1: Schoology13:17 Dan’s #1: Flipgrid Free for the Masses15:43 Maria’s #2: Bridging...
001: A Super Farewell to Jeff Crane
A farewell interview with Superintendent Jeff Crane of West Irondequoit Central School District. Jeff has been superintendent for 15+ years, is a member of the American Association of School Administrators, New York State Council of School Superintendents, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Phi Delta Kappa International, chairperson of the Urban-Suburban Transfer Program Governance Committee, education chair for the United Way Campaign, and a member of the board of...