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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
This week the #EduWin Weekly crew is joined by Mike Lawrence, the Executive Director of CUE and Dan Rezac Editor-in-Chief of EdReach to announce a new initiative in the #EduWin movement – The EduWin Awards!
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 […]
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!
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.
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.
The EduWin Crew was so impressed with our conversation with Sharon Davison, we asked for more! Michelle Russell visits again with this featured guest and we get some great advice about blogging and a preview of Sharon’s special post for EduWin weekly!
This week #EduWin Weekly discusses the power of the written word through blogging. Sharon Davison joins the EduWin Crew to talk about her experiences blogging with Kindergartners.
This week #EduWin Weekly makes a trip to the Discovery Education Network Summer Institute (DENSI) in Vermont. Carlos Fernandez and Cheryl Lykowski share their incredible learning experiences and bring some new friends to the conversation.