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A podcast by EdTechTeam dedicated to sharing the best ideas in education that focus on technology, innovation, and empowering students.

A podcast by EdTechTeam dedicated to sharing the best ideas in education that focus on technology, innovation, and empowering students.
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A podcast by EdTechTeam dedicated to sharing the best ideas in education that focus on technology, innovation, and empowering students.

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English


Episodes

A Message From the Future!

6/26/2018
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Mark Wagner, CEO of EdTechTeam, has a message from the future for the educators of today, More Now. Mark and his team of educational technologist have spent years crossing global boarders working with educators to improve education. After visiting enough schools he started to realize that the future is here now but it isn't very evenly distributed. In his new book, More Now, Mark shares he and his teams' insights from some of the most innovative and forward-thinking schools in the world....

Duration:00:19:41

ISTE 2018: The Full Scoop

6/22/2018
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Mark Wagner, the CEO of EdTechTeam, shares the easiest way to feel right at home in the craziness of ISTE, find EdTechTeam! From the long list of rockstars presenting at the teacher theatre to the Google Playground and the ultimate Demo showdown, ISTE 2018 will be packed with learning and fun. Mark will also be out on the floor passing out copies of his new book, "More Now: a Message from the Future for the Educators of Today" All the details are available at: edtechteam.com/iste-2018/

Duration:00:04:05

SPARKradio: Inspired by Possibility

6/4/2018
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Ben Cogswell, affectionately known as "Coach Ben" (@cogswell_ben ), is excited about technology and the possibility of what it can be when it's in the hands of kids. Exposing our students to technology is simply opening to them a door that might lead to profoundly new worlds. He also thinks that neglecting technology is like sending kids to recess without supervision, something bad is bound to take place. In this edition of Spark Radio, let Coach Ben ignite your passion to inspire young...

Duration:00:04:46

Everything is Remix

5/28/2018
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Amy Burvall (@amyburvall ) believes that with the thoughtful placement of creativity into the assessment of students, we as teachers can transform learning and amplify student voice. As the co-author of Intention: Critical Creativity in the classroom and avid writer for her blog, Connect the Dots, she is driving the conversation around the use of creativity in the classroom. Listen as Amy talks about re-mix, the art of transforming something, and how she believes teachers can leverage the...

Duration:00:22:15

Illuminate: Three Tech Tips for Teachers

5/21/2018
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Bethany Petty's mission is to shed light on just how simple technology integration can be if you're just getting started. For example, if tomorrow you plan to give a lecture she recommends uploading your PowerPoint or Google Slide deck to NearPod (she also has tips for people who already use NearPod). Or maybe tomorrow you want to review for a test! Bethany says to check out Quizlet Live and turn a boring test review day into a gamified learning experience. No matter how savvy you are with...

Duration:00:18:24

Making Noise for Women's Rights in Spain

5/14/2018
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Rosa Liarte is a change maker for women's rights in Andalucía, Spain, it's southernmost region and home to the famous city of Málaga, near where she teaches. The students in her Sexual Equality course discovered that in their city only about 20% of the street signs where named after women. Rosa's love for history education and her passion for social justice have sparked in her students a fire to unbalance the dominating narrative one street name at a time. Listen as Rosa tells her story of...

Duration:00:19:24

Future Ready Skill #1: Making Video?

5/7/2018
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A video is a powerful tool that can deepen learning and spark an intrinsic sense of yearning to make and do more. However, the logistics and obstacles associated with shifting a classroom of students from written work to video work have always been daunting. In this episode, Dr. Nathan Lang, Chief Education Officer for WeVideo, explains the importance of video in our curriculum as a future-ready skill. He also addresses the normal apprehension that teachers might have about getting started...

Duration:00:30:06

What does Google Maps say about your school?

4/30/2018
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Schools aren't restaurants or cafes and yet in the vastly influential world of Google Maps reviews, our schools are often portrayed loudest by voices that don't represent their true nature. Dale Plotzki hopes to change that with #EdPins; a startup project fueled by the Google Innovator Academy. The idea: submit your school's success stories using #EdPins and get an email back with a copy/paste ready Google Maps review. #Edpins lets you take back your story online one moment of success at a...

Duration:00:18:27

SPARKradio: What Will Our Students Remember?

4/16/2018
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What type of engagement do you want to have with your students? What do you want them to remember when they look back on your class? Bethany Petty (@Bethany_Petty) thinks teachers should focus on creating an environment that will leave kids with a memory of your class for years to come.

Duration:00:05:21

Learning Space Design: Are you doing it wrong?

3/19/2018
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Dr. Robert Dillon has served as an educational leader throughout the Saint Louis area over the last twenty years as a teacher, principal, and director of innovation. Dr. Dillon has a passion to change the educational landscape by building excellent engaging schools for all students. Dr. Dillon has had the opportunity to speak throughout the country at local, state, and national conferences as well as share his thoughts and ideas in a variety of publications. He is the author of four books...

Duration:00:18:25

Inquiry Mindset in Kindergarten

3/12/2018
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From their youngest years, our children are innately curious. They explore the world around them through play, imagination, and discovery. They build meaning, they create understanding and they unabashedly share this growth with their family and friends. It’s in this process that they find joy in life and relevance in the world around them. Rebecca is a Kindergarten Teacher in the Greater Victoria School District, on beautiful Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. She currently teaches French...

Duration:00:23:06

Twitter Saved My Teaching

3/5/2018
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Matt Miller explains Ditch Summitt, why he is a carrier switcher, and how Twitter is the reason he is still a teacher. Matt Miller has spent more than a decade in the classroom, creating unique learning experiences for his students through technology and creative teaching. He has been named one of the top 10 influencers in educational technology and e-learning worldwide. Recently, he has switched his focus from encouraging students to encouraging teachers.

Duration:00:25:26

Matt Miller Says, Ditch That...

2/25/2018
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Matt Miller has spent more than a decade in the classroom, creating unique learning experiences for his students through technology and creative teaching. He has been named one of the top 10 influencers in educational technology and e-learning worldwide. Recently, he has switched his focus from encouraging students to encouraging teachers.

Duration:00:16:11

Code in Every Class

2/19/2018
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Kevin Brookhouser is the author of The 20time Project: How Educators can Launch Google's Formula for Future-Ready Innovation and Code In Every Class: How All Educators Can Teach Programming. He is optimistic about the future because he believes many of the world's most pressing problems can be solved by current students who have access to great teachers and breakthrough technology. Follow him on Twitter @brookhouser

Duration:00:37:30

YouTube in the Classroom

2/12/2018
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Patrick Green is currently the High School Education Technology Coordinator and Site Director for Global Online Academy at Singapore American School, where he assists teachers in integrating technology into the curriculum in meaningful ways so that students use current tools to create, collaborate, think critically, conduct research, and solve problems.

Duration:00:26:47

Inquiry Mindset: A Movement by Teachers

2/5/2018
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What do you truly love to do? That single question put educator Trevor MacKenzie and a struggling student on an unintended and life-changing journey of inquiry, discovery, and meaningful learning. It was a journey that completely reshaped the way MacKenzie leads his classroom. www.trevormackenzie.com

Duration:00:13:18

Amy Burvall on Creativity in the Classroom

1/28/2018
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Amy Burvall is an educator, artist, curator, writer, speaker and learner. After a 21-year teaching career in the Humanities, she has most recently worked as an instructional designer writing curriculum based on creativity, design, storytelling, and innovation. She is the co-author of the book Intention: Critical Creativity in the Classroom. She is perhaps best known for her History for Music Lovers YouTube series and distinctive metaphorical sketches, art, and visual thinking projects. She...

Duration:00:23:39

Transforming Libraries: A Toolkit for Innovators, Makers, and Seekers

1/22/2018
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In this episode, we speak with Ron Starker author of, Transforming Libraries: A Toolkit for Innovators, Makers, and Seekers. Ron has over 35 years of experience in the field of education. He is currently a school library media specialist at the Singapore American School.

Duration:00:19:13

SPARKradio: Sharing is our Responsibility

1/8/2018
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Natasha Rachell the Science Digital Learning Specialist for Atlanta Public Schools. She has been innovating and working in the field of education for 14 years. She has a master’s degree in Educational Administration, her specialist’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Effective Schools. Check her out on twitter @apsitnatasha

Duration:00:04:21

SPARKradio: Be Gen Z

1/2/2018
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Holly Clark is an Education Strategist from San Diego, California. She is a Google Certified Innovator, National Board Certified Teacher, and holds an MA in Technology in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She has been working with technology integration and 1:1 environments since the year 2000. Presently she consults with schools internationally on building both the culture and strategy to support and inspire innovative teaching- including powerful technology integration...

Duration:00:07:08