Archive for Category: "EduNationCast"

EduNationCast #41: Let’s Put an End to Grades October 10, 2012 11:31 am

EduNationCast #41: Let’s Put an End to Grades

This week it’s all about grading and badges. I unveil ClassBadges.com to the gang and we discuss the role of grading in K-12 education. And as always, we share our favorite videos of the week!

EduNationCast #41: Let’s Put and End to Grades

EduNationCast #40: Learning history from Steven Spielberg October 3, 2012 2:02 pm

EduNationCast #40: Learning history from Steven Spielberg

EduNationCast turns 40 this week! 40 episodes that is! We’ve got a good lineup of web tools like MyLinkCloud.com, a preview of our new show ToolZeit, and of course some great videos for educators including more from MinutePhysics, as well as Field Trip from our friends at Google.

EduNationcast #39 Roundtable: What’s up with Higher Ed? September 25, 2012 9:00 am

EduNationcast #39 Roundtable: What’s up with Higher Ed?

This week the Roundtable tries to understand why higher ed professors’ technology skills might be lacking.

EduNationCast #39: Videos of the Week September 24, 2012 10:00 am

EduNationCast #39: Videos of the Week

As always, the EduNationCast crew takes a look at some of the best videos for education this week.

EduNationCast Demo Dance #39: HaikuDeck and uLearn.org September 23, 2012 9:00 am

EduNationCast Demo Dance #39: HaikuDeck and uLearn.org

Adam Bellow highlights two fantastic platforms to check out this week:
HaikuDeck.com and uLearn.org

EduNationCast #39: Blame the Professors September 20, 2012 9:55 am

EduNationCast #39: Blame the Professors

Adam, Dan and I discuss the current state of education technology and whether or not university degree programs should be held accountable for preparing students to use technology in their careers. Special guest Chris Bell drops by for a quick chat and shares an awesome video that will get you thinking about the students sitting in your room!

EduNationCast #38: Where to Learn When Your Teacher Goes on Strike September 13, 2012 8:44 pm

EduNationCast #38: Where to Learn When Your Teacher Goes on Strike

This week on the EduNationCast – Adam, Dan, and I dive into the idea of how and where- students whose teachers are on strike- might use technology to support their learning. Is online learning to the point where a student can go without their teacher? Let’s find out…

EduNationCast #037: Loosen the Reigns August 29, 2012 11:54 am

EduNationCast #037: Loosen the Reigns

This week on the EduNationCast Adam, Dan, and I dive into the topic of “educational moments” and their impact on our lives.

EduNationCast #036: The More Real, The Better August 22, 2012 11:55 am

EduNationCast #036: The More Real, The Better

The entire cast is back together to kick off another great school year! This week we dive into the topic of how “real” a teacher should be on media.

And as always, we share our favorite videos of the week!
Tune in live every Monday at 6PM PT (9PM EST).

EduNationCast #035: How do you create an “innovator?” August 11, 2012 12:09 pm

EduNationCast #035: How do you create an “innovator?”

This week we get our butts to Mars… or at least enjoy the spoils from the new Mars Rover event that happened last week. While diving into some great videos related to the Olympics and NASA, we also get into a discussion about what’s really needed- more scientists, or more innovators?

EduNationCast Special: A Sit-in with Schoology July 9, 2012 8:07 pm

EduNationCast Special: A Sit-in with Schoology

Last week at ISTE, host Dan Rezac had a chance to sit down and talk to Jeremy Friedman , the Founder of Schoology, to talk about the platform and its exciting future in the education space.

EduNationCast #34 Can You Teach Passion? July 5, 2012 4:47 pm

EduNationCast #34 Can You Teach Passion?

This week on the EduNationCast… This week we discuss our amazing experiences at ISTE and get into a debate over whether or not passion can be taught. Videos of the week: ISTE Stopped Motion  Superhero Science The Amazing Spiderman  Ken Robinson’s EduBros Shout Out This week’s contributors: James Sanders, Dan Rezac, and Adam Bellow. The complete show notes can be found on the EdReach Wiki. Leave us some feedback!  Contact us with any questions or comments- edunationcast@edreach.us

EduNationCast #033: The Age of the EduPreneur? June 14, 2012 6:32 pm

EduNationCast #033: The Age of the EduPreneur?

This week on the EduNationCast…

We are so excited to welcome Ed blogger and activist Richard Byrne of www.freetech4teachers.com. Richard gets a chance to share with us some great new tech tools, especially some neat file dropping services. Join us… for EduNationCast!

EduNationCast #032: The Broken Gradebook June 6, 2012 6:00 am

EduNationCast #032: The Broken Gradebook

This week on the EduNationCast…

We discuss the controversial topic of students being able to earn zeros on assignments and whether or not we should throw out the grade system alltogether.

Should we just go with badges instead?

EduNationCast #30 Preparing Students for the Universities of the Future May 10, 2012 1:20 pm

EduNationCast #30 Preparing Students for the Universities of the Future

This week on the EduNationCast… How do we prepare our students for the universities of the future? Videos of the week (link to the segment): Dan Rezac: Yoda: Feel the Force James Sanders: Surviving a Robot Apocalypse Jim Sill: Girl’s First Ski Jump Rushton Hurley: Next Vista Contest Winners Kern Kelly: Video Lesson: “More than a sum of its parts”     This week’s contributors: James Sanders, Dan Rezac, Jim Sill, Rushton Hurley, and Kern Kelly. The complete show notes can […]

EduNationCast #029: A Teacher’s Perspective May 4, 2012 11:26 am

EduNationCast #029: A Teacher’s Perspective

This week on the EduNationCast… Is a teacher’s perspective on non-education topics valuable?

EduNationCast #28 Is In-Person Better? April 29, 2012 8:00 am

EduNationCast #28 Is In-Person Better?

Are we too focused on the technology? Are we undermining the importance of conversation?