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A show about education and educational technology with a global perspective.
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A show about education and educational technology with a global perspective.

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English

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Episodes

Episode 63: Kids These Days

8/8/2018
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As our 1:1 Summer of Fun marches on I take time to explain a bit more of why we created the micro-credentials at Eduro Learning and who they were created for while at the same time pushing you to make this year of making learning engaging for all students. Show Links: Gallup Student Poll on Engagement: https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/03/23/gallup-student-poll-finds-engagement-in-school.html 1:1 Micro-Credential with this week's free download 10 Hidden Features of Google Docs...

Duration:00:16:01

Episode 62: Education the 1:1 Pre-Service Teacher

8/1/2018
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This week I record a podcast while teaching a one-credit technology in education course at Whitworth University. To talk about and help demonstrate the power of connections I had Michael and Trina from Auburn School District join me for about a 30-minute conversation. Both Michael and Trina give tips for new teachers entering 1:1 schools as well as share some of their favorite units from this past year that allowed the world to be their curriculum. Links: Free Download: 10 Hidden Features...

Duration:00:30:56

Episode 61: LMS Tips and Tricks for Starting the New Year off right!

7/25/2018
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This week I chat with Steve Murphy a good friend and 1:1 classroom teacher of four years. Steve and I chat about tips and tricks for setting up your LMS in the new year to make sure it is successful. We talk a lot about Google Classroom as that is what Steve uses. However, these tips and tricks are not Google Classroom specific and can be used with any Learning Management System (LMS). It's about the setup, not the actual platform you use. Links: This weeks free PDF Download: 10 Hidden...

Duration:00:40:47

Episode 60: 5 Must Have Apps for the 1:1 Classroom

7/18/2018
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This week I share my 5 must have apps for teachers and students in the 1:1 classroom. This is my list what's yours? Share your "Must Haves" on social media using #sospodcast and please tag me as well so I can see your list too. 5 Must Have's for Teachers http://classroom.google.comhttps://learn.playposit.com/learn/https://edpuzzle.com/https://padlet.com/https://www.flipgrid.com 5 Must Have's for...

Duration:00:24:07

Episode 59: High Structured, Loosely Organized Classroom Strategies

7/11/2018
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A great conversation with Micheal a Tech TOSA in the Auburn School District as we talk about the pedagogy that changes in a 1 to 1 classroom and how he created highly structured, loosely organized learning environments with his students and now how he helps teachers do the same. Links from Michael: Twitter handle is @ASDtech_Michael. School Twitter: @AuburnSD Living Computers Museum + Labs: livingcomputers.org/ Auburn School District #408 site: www.auburn.wednet.edu

Duration:00:47:22

Episode 58: Managing Distractions in the 1 to 1 Classroom

7/4/2018
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Debra Hernanz and I chat about tips, tricks, and ideas for managing distractions in the 1 to 1 classroom. Debra's Links: https://www.chronicle.com/specialreport/The-Distracted-Classroom/ Twitter: @debrahernanz Instagram: remember2day Blog: http://blogs.evergreenps.org/hernanz/

Duration:00:40:22

Bounce Episode: Flipgrid Past, Present, Future

7/3/2018
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A bounce episode for all you Shifting Our Schools subscriber out there. I get a chance to chat with Joey Taralson, VP of Engagement at Flipgrid.com. At the end of June Flipgrid announced they were acquired by Microsoft and becoming part of the MicrosoftEDU team. Shifting Our Schools listeners know how much I love Flipgrid and talk about its uses often. It was great to hear the history of how it started, where they currently are and plans for the future. Congrats to the entire Flipgrid team...

Duration:00:37:58

Episode 57: Rethinking PD for Teachers

6/27/2018
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As we continue our 1:1 Summer of Fun one of questions always come back to Professional Development for educators and how do we do it right. According to research done by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation called "Teachers Know Best: Teachers views on Professional Development" (http://k12education.gatesfoundation.org/resource/teachers-know-best-teachers-views-on-professional-development/). Schools are not doing a very good job and most educators feel like PD is a hoop that needs to be...

Duration:00:44:18

Episode 56: Gamification of Learning

6/20/2018
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Kicking off our 1:1 Summer of Fun this week with a great podcast with Tisha Richmond, a culinary teacher in Oregon has had completely gamified her classroom. So many great nuggets and takeaways you'll want to take notes on this one. 1:1 Summer of Fun links: Freebie: 30 Days of Free PD email series http://www.sospodcast.org/30days Discount: $15 for the course Fake News and the Responsibility to be Digitally Literate http://www.sospodcast.org/1to1/ Links for Tisha Richmond @tishrich -...

Duration:00:43:17

Episode 55: Cell Phone Use in the Classroom

6/13/2018
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This week I sit down and chat about dealing with cell phones in the classroom. It might just be the hottest topic in education at the moment. I swear every conversation I have with teachers somehow some way turns to cell phones. In this episode I talk about how I go about handling these conversations with teachers as well as how I would structure my high school classroom today to meet students where they are. Talk about it:RespectContinual learning: An article from Brad Stulberg...

Duration:00:58:33

Episode 54: Being a Middle Schooler in a 1:1 Program

6/5/2018
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This week I catch up with some students from Nampa, Idaho who are finishing up their first year of 1:1 program and fill us in on what's working and not working for them. It's always great to hear from the kids and what a great way to kick off our "1to1 Summer of Fun". Links: Eduro Learning 1:1 Micro-Credential: http://www.sospodcast.org/1to1/ East Valley Middle School: http://eastvalley.nsd131.org/ EVMS Ed Tech Blog: http://evmsedtech.edublogs.com/ – posts written by EVMS teachers and...

Duration:00:40:59

Bounce Episode: Reflection on Apple WWDC18 Keynote

6/5/2018
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A bounce episode for those of you who are regular subscribers. I did a quick reflection on the Google I/O conference a few weeks back and decided Apple needed a little love as well. So just a quick reflection from me on the WWDC18 Keynote and trends that I see affecting in education in the future. Enjoy!

Duration:00:08:19

Episode 53: The Teenage Brain and Its Future

5/30/2018
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[caption id="attachment_754" align="alignleft" width="300"] Morning in Seattle[/caption] This week I sit down outside on my deck, taking in the view and reflect on a couple articles that came my way via Twitter. Links: Is Technology Bad For the Teenage Brain? https://www.edsurge.com/news/2018-04-03-is-technology-bad-for-the-teenage-brain-yes-no-and-it-s-complicated Skills of the Future: How to Survive in a Complex New World...

Duration:00:17:05

Episode 52: When Parents Push Back On A 1:1 Program

5/23/2018
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This week my passion gets the best of me as I talk about some of the emails I have received this past year with pushback that schools and districts are receiving from parents when they roll-out a 1:1 program with students. Links: Zoom H2n Mic (The one I use in this episode and I carry with me. Great for the classroom as well.) The Future Is Now Conference Eduro Learning Parent Resouces

Duration:00:26:55

Episode 51: A COETAIL Reflection from Ghana

5/16/2018
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This week I have a chat with Ryan Harwood, an international educator who is living in Ghana at the moment. Ryan is also a COETAIL graduate and just finished facilitating his first COETAIL Cohort. We chat about being a connected educator, being an international educator and his COETAIL journey. Show Links: Ryan Harwood Twitter: @rharwood17 Website: https://ryanharwood.com/ COETAIL Final Project: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxIVueGBEGk Twitter hashtags: #AfricaEd (International...

Duration:00:51:07

Episode 50: PBL in the High School English Classroom

5/9/2018
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This week I have a chat with Erin Dickey a High School English Teacher an co-producer of the Project-Based Awesome podcast. A great conversation on how she runs her entire English and Social Studies classes on a PBL model. Links: Erin Dickey Twitter: https://twitter.com/ogybuns Podcast: https://www.projectbasedawesome.com/ Student Project: https://kevinpeurrung.wixsite.com/israelandpalestine Right Question Institute: http://rightquestion.org/ Canva: http://www.canva.com Sway:...

Duration:00:58:33

Bounce Episode: Reflection on the Google I/O 2018 Keynote

5/8/2018
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Thank you for subscribing to the Shifting Our Schools podcast channel. A reflection on the Google I/O 2018 Keynote and what it means for us in education. Links Tech Crunch: https://techcrunch.com/tag/google-i-o-2018/ The Verge: https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/8/17320962/google-io-keynote-2018-announcements-news-android-p

Duration:00:20:09

Episode 49: Rolling Out In Nampa

5/2/2018
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In this episode, I have a chat with Tim Rigsby from Nampa, Idaho, and his school districts 1:1 rollout and his role as an instructional coach. Show Links: Edulastic: edulastic.com – excellent tool for formative and summative assessments that are aligned to standards and have the look and feel of many state-mandated tests Mindomo: mindomo.com – similar to popplet, allows users to build mind maps NNU Doceo Center and the HACK Model: https://doceo.nnu.edu/ &...

Duration:00:47:55

Episode 48: The Future Is Now

4/25/2018
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This week I reflect on my manual labor weekend helping my wife flip a house north of Seattle. I woke up sore, tired and excited. Why? Why is doing stuff so much fun? How can we have students make more stuff? Questions: Where did I learn how to do all this? Why is manual labor so much fun? Why did I sleep so well? Challenges: 1. Find a way to have your students make something physical. Give them the challenge to build a tower, a bridge, a wagon for the Oregon Trail out of popsicle sticks....

Duration:00:26:03

Episode 47: Are We Killing Wonderment?

4/18/2018
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Jeff has a brain dump of thoughts based on the work he's been doing at conferences and with school districts over the past couple weeks in Burns, OR, Port Angeles School District and Enumclaw School District. Shout Outs: Sheryl Woods: Thanks for including Shifting Our Schools in your podcast list! Check out her blog here: http://www.teacherladyky.com/ Thanks to @lutes_johnson for your image and sharing your student's storyboard. Loving using storyboards to incorporate the design process in...

Duration:00:30:47