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Techlandia is always changing. The podcast started as a collaboration between Alison Anderson, Curt Rees, and Jon Samuelson. Five years later, only Jon Samuelson remains, but with a new crew of hosts. Scott Bedley, Brian Briggs, David Theriault, and Greg Garner are ready to pick up the torch with a number of different educational topics. Authentic topics from people that are trying to be authentic and tell it like it is, and not be among the #edufamous.

Techlandia is always changing. The podcast started as a collaboration between Alison Anderson, Curt Rees, and Jon Samuelson. Five years later, only Jon Samuelson remains, but with a new crew of hosts. Scott Bedley, Brian Briggs, David Theriault, and Greg Garner are ready to pick up the torch with a number of different educational topics. Authentic topics from people that are trying to be authentic and tell it like it is, and not be among the #edufamous.
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Techlandia is always changing. The podcast started as a collaboration between Alison Anderson, Curt Rees, and Jon Samuelson. Five years later, only Jon Samuelson remains, but with a new crew of hosts. Scott Bedley, Brian Briggs, David Theriault, and Greg Garner are ready to pick up the torch with a number of different educational topics. Authentic topics from people that are trying to be authentic and tell it like it is, and not be among the #edufamous.

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Episodes

The Steam Team - Episode 8 Trashbots

6/10/2018
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Trashbots are on Indiegogo right now! A fun inexpensive way to bring STEAM robotics into your classroom. In this episode, Jon talks with Sidharth Srinivasan one of the founders of Trashbots. He is only 16 years old and just finished his sophomore year of high school. Listen to his story about how Sidharth and his brother got the inspiration to start Trashbots.

Duration:00:34:19

The Steam Team - Episode 7 Microbit

2/26/2018
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We welcome special guest Vicky Sedgwick on the show to talk BBC Micro:bits. Join Jon Samuelson and Brian Briggs for an extended episode on this great physical computing device. There is also an Adobe Spark page of resources for the show. Check out @jonsamuelson on Twitter for the details.

Duration:00:52:57

The Steam Team - Episode 6 Gender Equity in Coding

2/12/2018
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Our special guest is Tara Linney talking about her new book, Achieving Gender Equity in Coding. Jon Samuelson talks with Tara about how we can start to make a difference and strategies to teach computer science.

Duration:00:41:20

Grumpy Old Teachers 33

2/5/2018
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Jon Samuelson and Scott Bedley are back! Talking about Twitter battles and Global School Play Day in February.

Duration:00:53:09

Grumpy Old New Year 2018

1/22/2018
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For the third consecutive year, Jon and Scott bring in the New Year talking about education. Sound effects are making a comeback in 2018 and there is also a Spotify playlist of new songs and old to keep you hip on pop culture.

Duration:01:05:43

Grumpy Old Teachers 32

12/20/2017
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Scott Bedley and Jon Samuelson talk a little Hour of Code and Global School Play Day. Check out the new Grumpy Dozen playlist on Spotify!

Duration:01:04:50

The Steam Team - Episode 5 Hour of Code

11/28/2017
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Brian Briggs, Jon Samuelson, and special guest, Susan Stewart talk about all things Hour of Code. It's easy to try, so be like Nike and just do it! We will give you the resources with links of places to start on the Twitters. Check out @bribriggs, @jonsamuelson, and @techcoachsusan for the list.

Duration:00:46:26

The Steam Team - Episode 4 Ozobots

11/23/2017
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Brian Briggs and Jon Samuelson discuss Ozobots and how they are using them with students. There is also a good story on how Ozobots were low frustration for a special education classroom. There is always some cool finds on Crowdsource Corner...so give us a try!

Duration:00:39:45

The Steam Team - Episode 3 Ideas For 2018

11/7/2017
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Jon Samuelson and Brian Briggs talk about what they are looking forward to in STEAM this upcoming school year, and give you some ideas for your classroom. We buy the toys and give you our opinion so you can make informed decisions. The Steam Team is back!

Duration:00:35:48

Grumpy Old Teachers 31

10/25/2017
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Scott and Jon are back and grumping about common sense, Scott's TEDx Talk, and digitizing your teaching...but not in a good way.

Duration:01:00:02

Grumpy Old Teachers Go Back To School

9/14/2017
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Scott and Jon talk about the new school year. Full of more grump and snark than ever. Give it a listen!

Duration:00:54:44

Grumpy Old Teachers 30

7/12/2017
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Scott and Jon are talking about administrators in this episode. Are they really being honest about educational technology? Survey says...listen and find out.

Duration:00:55:06

The Steam Team - Episode 2 littleBits Code Kit

6/23/2017
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Join Brian Briggs and Jon Samuelson for a discussion on the littleBits Code Kit. This episode focuses on giving tips and tricks for using the kit with students. This kit was released on June 1, and is the newest education edition of littleBits.

Duration:00:38:15

The Steam Team Podcast - Episode 1

6/20/2017
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Join Brian Briggs and Jon Samuelson as they launch a new podcast. Listen as they share their topics for upcoming shows dealing with all things science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.

Duration:00:39:26

Grumpy Old Teachers Talk CUE

3/13/2017
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Scott and Jon talk about CUE 17 and the problem with big "boat show" conferences. Take a listen on the way to National CUE this year in Palm Springs.

Duration:01:11:04

Teaching In Beta - Scratch Coding w/ Natalie Rusk

3/8/2017
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Our debut episode! An interview of Natalie Rusk from the MIT Media Lab. She has been one of the lead programmers of Scratch coding since it was created almost 10 years ago. Listen and learn on how to use Scratch in your classroom.

Duration:00:33:42

Grumpy Old Teachers - February Stinks

2/23/2017
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Scott and Jon are back and reflecting on Global School Play Day, Betsy DeVos, and why February is the worst month of the year.

Duration:01:04:15

Techlandia - Grumpy Old Teachers 29

2/13/2017
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Scott and Jon are back for a late January/early February rant about everything education. Topics include: Betsy DeVos and the olden days of technology.

Duration:01:12:26

Grumpy Old New Year

1/3/2017
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Scott Bedley and Jon Samuelson podcast from 2016 into 2017 as the clock strikes midnight for the new year. Discussions include taking a full Winter Break away from teaching and engaging students vs. educating students.

Duration:01:05:12

Grumpy Old Teachers Talk Hour Of Code

12/23/2016
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Scott Bedley and Jon Samuelson are back. Talking Hour of Code and how to keep momentum for coding and computer science going throughout the year. Check out grumpyoldteachers.com for all the latest updates.

Duration:00:58:24