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Educators have lots of questions about how edtech can accelerate teaching and learning. What’s not easy to find are reliable answers. “Your Edtech Questions,” the new podcast from the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE), tackles critical questions at the juncture of edtech research and classroom practice. In each episode, Zac Chase, PK-12 language arts coordinator at St. Vrain Valley Schools in Colorado, and Amal Giknis, an English teacher at Philadelphia's Science Leadership Academy, turn your edtech questions into edtech answers with the help of an ISTE expert. As the hosts plunge into real questions from real teachers in each episode, you’ll get an in-depth understanding of the issue along with authentic classroom solutions. And you can count on the advice, since ISTE has opened up its networks and resources, and provided unprecedented access to the leading edtech experts. If you’re an educator looking for reliable professional development on critical edtech topics, “Your Edtech Questions” is the podcast for you!

Educators have lots of questions about how edtech can accelerate teaching and learning. What’s not easy to find are reliable answers. “Your Edtech Questions,” the new podcast from the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE), tackles critical questions at the juncture of edtech research and classroom practice. In each episode, Zac Chase, PK-12 language arts coordinator at St. Vrain Valley Schools in Colorado, and Amal Giknis, an English teacher at Philadelphia's Science Leadership Academy, turn your edtech questions into edtech answers with the help of an ISTE expert. As the hosts plunge into real questions from real teachers in each episode, you’ll get an in-depth understanding of the issue along with authentic classroom solutions. And you can count on the advice, since ISTE has opened up its networks and resources, and provided unprecedented access to the leading edtech experts. If you’re an educator looking for reliable professional development on critical edtech topics, “Your Edtech Questions” is the podcast for you!
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Educators have lots of questions about how edtech can accelerate teaching and learning. What’s not easy to find are reliable answers. “Your Edtech Questions,” the new podcast from the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE), tackles critical questions at the juncture of edtech research and classroom practice. In each episode, Zac Chase, PK-12 language arts coordinator at St. Vrain Valley Schools in Colorado, and Amal Giknis, an English teacher at Philadelphia's Science Leadership Academy, turn your edtech questions into edtech answers with the help of an ISTE expert. As the hosts plunge into real questions from real teachers in each episode, you’ll get an in-depth understanding of the issue along with authentic classroom solutions. And you can count on the advice, since ISTE has opened up its networks and resources, and provided unprecedented access to the leading edtech experts. If you’re an educator looking for reliable professional development on critical edtech topics, “Your Edtech Questions” is the podcast for you!

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800.336.5191


Episodes

What can educators do about device distraction in the classroom?

3/13/2019
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We’re all guilty of it. Responding to email, checking messages, doing some reading while holding a conversation or attending meeting. And students do the same, swearing they’re able to multi-task. Research proves that’s just not the case. This episode of “Your Edtech Questions” tackles the question of how educators can successfully address device distraction in the classroom. Guest Liz Kolb, Ph.D., educator and author of Learning First, Technology Second: The Educator’s Guide to Designing...

Duration:00:43:59

How can I use digital devices to teach reading?

2/27/2019
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Today’s youngest students are learning to read in a world of screens, both at home and in many classrooms. And it’s a world that can be a game-changer for PK-2 teachers. This episode of “Your Edtech Questions” explores what educators need to know when teaching young learners to read in classrooms that include digital devices. Lisa Guernsey, director of the Learning Technologies Project and deputy director of Education Policy at New America, and the co-author of Tap, Click, Read: Growing...

Duration:00:33:25

What are the do’s of digital citizenship?

2/13/2019
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We’ve all been trained to look both ways when we cross the street, but what does it mean for students and for educators to look both ways before crossing a “digital street?” This episode of “Your Edtech Questions” explores the Digital Citizen standard from the ISTE Standards for Students and unpacks all aspects of digital citizenship, from using tech to make your community better, to engaging with people respectfully online, to determining the validity of online sources of information. Guest...

Duration:00:45:45

Episode 0 - Your Edtech Questions

12/4/2018
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Hosts Zac Chase and Amal Giknis introduce “Your Edtech Questions,” the new podcast from the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE). In each episode, teachers’ real edtech questions are answered with the help of an ISTE expert.

Duration:00:00:53