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A Potentially Useful EdTech Podcast

A Potentially Useful EdTech Podcast

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United States

Description:

A Potentially Useful EdTech Podcast

Twitter:

@tcapsloop

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 129: Making Student Connections

5/7/2021
Episode 129 Hello and Welcome to another potentially useful episode of the TCAPSLoop Podcast!! Danelle and I are joined by a very special guest from a real honest-to-goodness classroom that will very shortly have actual teaching and learning happening in it. 4th grade teacher Sam Walter shares how he makes meaningful connections with his students and finds joy n his craft! TCAPSLoops Moment of Zen Vulnerability is the birthplace of connection and the path to the feeling of worthiness....

Duration:00:23:57

128: Student Privacy; FERPA, COPPA, CIPA and the Beginnings of a One Act Play

4/23/2021
Episode 128 Hello and Welcome to another potentially useful episode of the TCAPSLoop Podcast! I’m not entirely sure if I’m legally allowed to introduce the co-hosts without first asking their consent so you'll have to listen for that reveal. TCAPSLoops Moment of Zen A little consideration, A little thought for others, makes all the difference. - A.A. Milne Turns out Social Media isn’t all bad. I was browsing through teacher twitter a few weeks ago and came across a great tool shared by...

Duration:00:29:29

Episode 127: Remote Teaching Inspiration

4/12/2021
Hello and Welcome to another potentially useful episode of the TCAPSLoop Podcast!! My name is Larry Burden and I’m joined remotely by the ever inspiring Danelle Brostrom, the TechNollerGist, David Noller and our very special guest, TCAPS UpNorth Virtual Teacher. Marie Willis. Moment of Zen Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere. Marie joined us prior to the break and we couldn’t be more excited to finally be able to share her wisdom and enthusiasm regarding her...

Duration:00:41:39

TCAPSLoop 126: Happiness

3/18/2021
Episode 126 Hello and Welcome to another potentially joyful episode of the TCAPSLoop Podcast!! I’m filled with gratitude to be joined by Ted Lasso of EdTech Coaches, Danelle Brostrom and the TCAPS Director of Joyfulness (unofficial title) Heidi Skodak. Moment of Zen Happiness is a direction. Not a place. - Sydney J. Harris We continually return to the fact that this has been an unprecedented year in education. One thing it has forced us to do is re-evaluate not only the platforms we...

Duration:00:28:38

Episode 125: Baumann Brightspace

3/11/2021
Episode 125 Hello and Welcome to another potentially useful episode of the TCAPSLoop Podcast featuring a chat with Certified TCAPSLoop host from a Long, Long time ago at a Middle School Far, Far away, Traverse City West Middle School Spanish Teacher, Mr. Andy Baumann! Moment of Zen Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose. - Yoda We’ve mentioned several times recently that our District has adopted a Learning Management System (LMS). Though much of the discussion with...

Duration:00:11:19

Professional Development

3/4/2021
Episode 124 Hello and Welcome to another potentially useful episode of the TCAPSLoop Podcast! Today I’m joined by Danelle Brostrom and Grand Poobah of Pedagogy, Mr. Andy Phillips (que the triumphant entrance music)! Moment of Zen You don't have to worry about burning bridges, if you're building your own. - Kerry E. Wagner I recently saw a tweet celebrating the first day of March 2021 and a reply stated it’s more like the 366th day of March 2020. Needless to say there has been a great...

Duration:00:29:59

New Google Tools and More!

2/26/2021
Episode 123 We’re Back! for another potentially useful episode of the TCAPSLoop Podcast!! I’m joined, not in the studio, by the Master of the EdTech Arts Danelle Brostrom and her partner in Pedagogical Mysticism, The TechNollerGist,, David Noller! Moment of Zen Don’t confuse aptitude with mastery We took a short break but the edtech world kept spinning so it seems like we should attempt to catch the listeners up on the most potentially useful tools for their classrooms. Google...

Duration:00:29:36

Tech Tools of the Year!

2/4/2021
TCAPSLoop Episode 122: Tech Tools Hello and Welcome to another potentially useful episode of the TCAPSLoop Podcast!! We all know that January through March is the meat of our educational year. It’s where we see some amazing gains in our kiddos learning and where we settle into the rhythms of our classrooms. It can also be where we get stuck in old habits and mired in repetition. So this week we are sharing past "Tech Tools of the Week," to spark creativity, inspiration and fun through...

Duration:00:13:15

The Future is Brightspace

1/28/2021
Episode 121 Hello and Welcome to another potentially useful episode of the TCAPSLoop Podcast with the "D" in D2L, Danelle Brostrom! Moment of Zen “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” –Walt Disney Potentially Useful Info Find the latest Brightspace D2L tips and tricks on the TCAPS EdTech Help Site. Tech Tool of the Week: MACUL is doing a teaser book study with Liz Kolb’s new book:...

Duration:00:25:41

Children's Book Awards

1/22/2021
Episode 120 Hello and Welcome to another potentially useful episode of the TCAPSLoop Podcast! Joining the pod today is our favorite ALA Awards Red Carpet Correspondence team, Danelle Brostrom, and Stephie Luyt to discuss Stephie's pick for the 2021 Caldecott and Newberry Book Awards! Moment of Zen The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story. —Ursula K. Le Guin All the Books and...

Duration:00:28:24

TechNollerGist EdTech Tools

1/18/2021
Episode 119 "Hello and Welcome" to another potentially useful episode of the TCAPSLoop Podcast! The only way he could get on was by Meet Bombing the show, we're joined by the TechNollerGist, David Noller! Moment of Zen It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to. TechNollerGist Tech Tool(s) of the Week: Tools to get instant formative student feedback in the...

Duration:00:34:48

Mastering MeL.org

1/7/2021
TCAPSLoop Podcast Episode 118: Mastering MeL.org Hello and Welcome to another potentially useful episode of the TCAPSLoop Podcast! We are so excited to have Ann Kaskinen from MEL.org joining us for this "very useful," episode. Moment of Zen Reading is an act of civilization; it’s one of the greatest acts of civilization because it takes the free raw material of the mind and builds castles of possibilities. —Ben Okri MeL.org Highlights eBook collection for K-12 - 70% nonfiction, unlimited...

Duration:00:38:06

Holiday Gift Guide

12/10/2020
Episode 117 Hello and Welcome to another potentially useful episode of the TCAPSLoop Podcast with Larry Burden, Danelle Brostrom, and Stephie Luyt. It's the most wonderful time of the year which means the irreplaceable TCAPSLoop Holiday Gift Guide! Moment of Zen “Kindness is like snow. It beautifies everything it covers.” TCAPSLoop Holiday Gift Guide Danelle's List: http://tinyurl.com/holidaystemlist20Engineering Gift Guide - INSPIRE - Purdue UniversityRaspberry PiKazoo Magazine...

Duration:00:33:43

TCAPSLoop Podcast Episode 116: School Leadership 2020

12/4/2020
Episode 116 Hello and Welcome to another potentially useful episode of the TCAPSLoop Podcast! We went deep sea guest fishing and caught a whopper as we welcome TCAPS Superintendent, Dr. John VanWagoner. Moment of Zen: “Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.” —Publilius Syrus Stuff We Talked About: How has the idea of school leadership changed over the past year? Having lead two districts in attempts to ramp up remote learning under tight timeframes, what have you...

Duration:00:34:32

TCAPSLoop Podcast Episode 115: Virtual Reading Resources

11/18/2020
Episode 115 Hello and Welcome another episode of the TCAPSLoop Podcast! In this episode Danelle and Stephie share some great tips and literacy resources you should embrace while teaching and learning remotely. Before cutting into the meat of the show let’s spend some time researching this weeks Moment of Zen. “Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” -Albert Einstein Pod Topic: Virtual Reading Resources Michigan eLibrary (MeL.org) International Education Week Read...

Duration:00:25:23

TCAPSLoop Podcast Episode 114: Remote Teaching Tips from Teachers!

11/12/2020
Episode 114 Hello and Welcome another episode of the TCAPSTechLoop Podcast with Larry Burden and Danelle Brostrom. Also joining us on this special episode are TCAPS UpNorth Virtual Live Expert Educators sharing some hard won wisdom they have earned over the past months of Remote Teaching. Moment of Zen I will not follow where the path may lead, but I will go where there is no path, and I will leave a trail. Useful Links Assigning "Journey's" leveled readers in Think Central Teacher...

Duration:00:22:51

TCAPSLoop Podcast Episode 113: Brightspace D2L

11/6/2020
Hello and Welcome another episode of the TCAPSTechLoop Podcast! It's a full podcast with Danelle Brostrom, David Noller, Heidi Skodack and Evan Obranovic all here to discuss the adoption and progression of the Learning Management System, Brightspace D2L. Before cutting into the meat of the show I’d like to announce the election results for this weeks Moment of Zen. "Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself." Pod Questions: What is...

Duration:00:26:08

TCAPSLoop Podcast Episode 112: Critical Thinking

10/30/2020
Episode 112 Danelle and Stephie are joined by the President, Dave Johnson! Dave is the Michigan Council for Social Studies Chief of State and joins us to discuss media literacy and critical thinking in digital world. Moment of Zen "Too often we...enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought." - John F. Kennedy Pod...

Duration:00:37:45

TCAPSLoop Podcast Episode 111 - Internet Safety

10/26/2020
Pod Topic: Internet Safety and Access Guests: David Noller and Thomas Paolocci Questions:

Duration:00:35:35

TCAPSLoop Episode 111: Digital Parenting 2020

10/16/2020
A topic we try to hit a few times a year as the digital landscape is constantly changing and it has changed dramatically over the past several months. Listen to the pod as we discuss some great tips to help parents and students navigate the digital landscape. Danelle and Stephie have also revamped and revised their "Digital Parenting" presentation, which is choc full of great resources.

Duration:00:34:59