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#EduWin Weekly #040: Adding 20% To Education May 28, 2014 7:16 pm

#EduWin Weekly #040: Adding 20% To Education

On this episode, the EduWin Crew speaks with Sergio Yanes (@CommaPolice) an English for 8 years and Journalism for 3 at Lawton Chiles High School in Leon County, Florida.  You’ve probably heard of a concept called 20% time that big corporations like Google implement to give employees time to innovate on the job? Well, Sergio shares with us how he is utilizing this same strategy in his classroom with great success by allowing students to work on extended projects that interest them! […]

#EduWin Weekly #039: A Trip To Remember May 9, 2014 8:40 am

#EduWin Weekly #039: A Trip To Remember

On this episode, the EduWin Crew speaks with Michael Broach (@michaelbroach) a stand out Social Studies Department Chair at Bishop Kenny High School in Jacksonville, Florida. Michael recently took an amazing trip to Washington D.C. with six of his students. Listen to this episode to discover how two years of planning turned into an experience of a lifetime for these fortunate students. Hear how their knowledge in the classroom turned into real world connections with the past. If you’ve ever thought about being part of school sponsored trip, this is an episode you should not miss!

#EduWin Weekly #038: Bringing #EduWin To The Classroom April 21, 2014 11:00 am

#EduWin Weekly #038: Bringing #EduWin To The Classroom

On this episode, the EduWin Crew visits with Heidi Jones (@MrsJones_Merton & @jonesclass103) a veteran teacher and innovator at Merton Intermediate School in Merton, Wisconsin who has taken the #eduwin movement a step further by bringing it into her classroom and allowing students to share their own enthusiasm for educational victories. Find out how Heidi has begun incorporating Twitter and the concepts of social networking into her classroom and empowering her students to leave a positive digital footprint!

#Eduwin Weekly #037: Engaging Education And Communicating Through Edmodo April 11, 2014 2:36 pm

#Eduwin Weekly #037: Engaging Education And Communicating Through Edmodo

On this episode, the EduWin Crew visits with Tracy Carpenter ( @carptracy ) a fantastic educator and instructional technology specialist from the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Tracy shares how she is using Edmodo in creative ways to build student communities and improve communication. Whether your curious about how to get students more engaged through social community or are looking for ways to improve communication skills, you will find Tracy’s experience with this online resource to be enlightening and inspiring!

#EduWin Weekly Episode #036: Revisiting the Shark Tank and ReCapping ICE14 March 12, 2014 9:47 am

#EduWin Weekly Episode #036: Revisiting the Shark Tank and ReCapping ICE14

This week the #EduWin crew of Michelle Russell and James Gubbins catch up with Lisa Westman (@lisa_westman) to hear about the culmination of her Shark Tank Unit (see episode #35). We also recap our whirlwind ICE Conference experience! A week that many of us in the midwest look forward too all year long.

#EduWin Weekly #035: Students Enter The Shark Tank February 24, 2014 2:58 pm

#EduWin Weekly #035: Students Enter The Shark Tank

Join the #EduWin Weekly crew as they are visited by Lisa Westman, who you can follow on Twitter @lisa_westman. Lisa is an outside the box thinker and educator who recently gave students at McCracken Middle School an experience of a lifetime.

EduWin Weekly #034: So Much STEM! February 11, 2014 9:16 am

EduWin Weekly #034: So Much STEM!

This week the #EduWin Weekly crew is blown away by Mark Smith the Dean of STEM at the L&N STEM Academy in Knoxville, TN This episode focuses on a number of STEM driven that Mark has spearheaded.

#EduWin Weekly #033:  re:Coding Education January 10, 2014 3:00 pm

#EduWin Weekly #033: re:Coding Education

This week the #EduWin Weekly crew visits with Jessica Titze, a reading coach and gifted teacher in Tallahasse, Florida. Jessica took a leap of faith recently and spearheaded an “Hour of Code” challenge with colleagues and students from her school. By starting small, she inspired other faculty to try something new and provide students with unique opportunities! We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we did!

#EduWin Weekly #32: Math Isn’t A Game…Or Is It? December 24, 2013 11:21 am

#EduWin Weekly #32: Math Isn’t A Game…Or Is It?

This week the #EduWin Weekly crew explores how giving students a voice can make school more engaging and enjoyable. Aviva Dunsiger an exceptional educator at Ancaster Meadow School in Ancaster, Ontario joins us to talk about one of her most recent class projects in which students created board games to help them understand the math concepts of Mean, Median, and Mode. But the fun doesn’t stop there! Be sure to follow @avivaloca on Twitter to learn about this and other amazing ways Aviva encourages creative and engaging learning in the classroom!

EduWin Weekly #31: Media That Matters December 16, 2013 2:00 pm

EduWin Weekly #31: Media That Matters

This week the #EduWin Weekly crew get a visit from Don Goble an award-winning Broadcast Technology, Film and Multimedia Instructor at Ladue Horton Watkins High School in St. Louis, Missouri who shares how embracing media can transform education and make a lifelong impact on students.

#EduWin Weekly #30: Recognizing Honorees November 25, 2013 3:03 pm

#EduWin Weekly #30: Recognizing Honorees

This week the #EduWin Weekly crew spends some time discussing some interesting projects and recognizes the October Eduwin.org honorees. Be sure to keep sharing amazing things happening in education by using #eduwin in your posts on the social networks and by nominating individuals at Eduwin.org.

EduWin #29.5: An #EduWin-IT: #edcampchicago and #ipadtacula #eduwins November 5, 2013 8:00 am

EduWin #29.5: An #EduWin-IT: #edcampchicago and #ipadtacula #eduwins

The EduWin Crew’s Michelle Russell recently attended #edcampchicago and #ipadtacula and somehow found time to collect some amazing #eduwins! We hope you enjoy these candid reflections!

#EduWin Weekly #29 – Unexpected Connections October 22, 2013 12:00 pm

#EduWin Weekly #29 – Unexpected Connections

This week the #EduWin Weekly crew is joined by Marcia Dressel (@MarciaDressel) an amazing teacher-librarian from Wisconsin with over twenty years of experience as an educator. As a media specialist who embraces opportunities to use the best of technology to keep educational experiences relevant to students, she shares resources through her website and recently made an unexpected connection.

EduWin Weekly #28: A Recap September 17, 2013 5:19 pm

EduWin Weekly #28: A Recap

This week the #EduWin Weekly crew takes some time to reflect on the first 10 episodes since revitalizing the program.  It’s often a good idea at this time of year to look back on where you’ve been and look forward to where you are going.  We hope you have enjoyed the amazing guests who have shared their passion with us and that you will continue to tune into #EduWin Weekly in the future.  We’ve only just begun! This weeks show […]

EduWin Weekly #27 – Back to School with Adam Bellow September 3, 2013 9:20 pm

EduWin Weekly #27 – Back to School with Adam Bellow

This week #EduWin Weekly gets ready for a new school year with the incomparable Adam Bellow. Adam spends some time talking with us about his experience as the closing keynote at ISTE 2013, his work with eduTecher and educlipper and his most recent endeavor as a co-author with Steve Dembo on the must read “Untangling the Web” which is sure to get the creative ideas flowing for a successful school year!

EduWin Weekly #26: The Power of Podcasting August 19, 2013 10:00 am

EduWin Weekly #26: The Power of Podcasting

This week #EduWin Weekly shifts gears from writing to vocalizing thoughts and ideas in a meaningful way through podcasting. Carlos Fernandez and James Gubbins are joined by David Fisher to talk about how podcasting is a thriving medium that can be used to express your thoughts and ideas or give your students a powerful voice.

[Guest Post] Blogging from #EduWin by Sharon Davison August 14, 2013 10:00 am

[Guest Post] Blogging from #EduWin by Sharon Davison

Many people ask me continually why I blog and how I manage it all. I don’t have an easy answer. For me blogging is about voice, presence, perspective and connectedness. I began blogging because I wanted to use my voice to connect with others to develop a larger audience with a variety of perspectives about what I am passionate about, learning.