Flipped Learning 108: Questions to ask when going 1 to 1

October 1, 2014 10:56 am
Flipped Learning 108: Questions to ask when going 1 to 1

Troy Cockrum and Joan Brown interviewed Michelle Green from eLearning at the Indiana Department of Education. The three along with Danielle Kowalewicz from Indiana University, discuss the questions that need to be asked before and during the process of going 1-to-1 in your classroom, school, or district.

TheatreCast #064- Taming the Paperwork Beast

September 29, 2014 1:45 pm
TheatreCast #064- Taming the Paperwork Beast

Join Nick Cusumano and Danielle Filas as they share ways of making grading more efficient in the Theatre and Film Classroom. Nick and Danielle discuss the use of Google Forms, Flubaroo, Super Quiz, Google Classroom, and Kahoot.

MacReach Show #89: ChaChaCha Changes!

September 24, 2014 9:51 pm
MacReach Show #89:  ChaChaCha Changes!

Farewell Meg!

Welcome Luis and Diane!

Hosts: Kelly Dumont, Luis Perez, Diane Darrow

Topics: iOS 8 favorite features

iPhone 6 and 6+

Apple Watch

App, Tip, Advice of the Week

Reasons Why I Love My Job

September 24, 2014 10:34 am
Reasons Why I Love My Job

I am an elementary principal, and I have been posting on Facebook and Twitter for some time a segment I like to call “Reasons Why I Love My Job.” It seems to have generated some interest and most importantly, educators can relate to the day-to-day life of school.  So, here are some of the reasons I love my job.  Hope you enjoy.  Share if you like, and feel free to add some of your own in the comment section. At […]

Flipped Learning 107: Google Classroom with Aaron Svoboda

September 24, 2014 8:49 am
Flipped Learning 107: Google Classroom with Aaron Svoboda

Troy Cockrum and Joan Brown interviewed Aaron Svoboda, Secondary Learning Coach for Kearney Public Schools in Kearney, Nebraska about Google Classroom.

Flipped Learning 106: Redefining the Librarian Teacher Role with Josh Mika

September 18, 2014 10:42 pm
Flipped Learning 106: Redefining the Librarian Teacher Role with Josh Mika

This week on the Flipped Learning Network Show: This episode of the podcast, Troy Cockrum interviewed Josh Mika, an Elementary LRC Director from Naperville, Illinois.  The two discuss the evolving role of Media Specialists and Librarian in school and how technology is pushing that change. You can also catch up on a lot of resources from the Flipped Learning Network by going to www.flippedlearning.org. Follow Troy on Twitter Follow Josh on Twitter       Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any […]

Mission Monday #044: School-Wide Themes – Don’t Believe the Hype!

September 18, 2014 1:56 pm
Mission Monday #044: School-Wide Themes – Don’t Believe the Hype!

Mission Monday provides a plan to enhance school communities one week at time with intentional interventions that focus on building positive relationships between students, teachers, parents, and the community.  In this episode, Sam (@samuelstecher) and Mark (@mc_bossy) discuss how some schools roll out the red carpet and have a huge kick-off to the beginning of the year. While this is very fun and exciting, what happens when the hype ends? How do you sustain it throughout the entire year? If […]

Google Educast #156: Scratching The New Forms

September 15, 2014 5:41 pm
Google Educast #156: Scratching The New Forms

This Week on the Google Educast: Now you get two hours to return apps that you buy in Google Play. Google Voice update may signal a longer life for this Google Product. The first Android Apps that can run on Chromebooks includes 3 educational apps. Google Educators Groups go global. Check out the new Snagit for Chrome. Juan shares a cool way to use Google Calendar in history class and Chris shares his Scratch theme using the new customizable themes […]

TheatreCast #063- Camp Courage- The Legacy of Helen Keller

September 15, 2014 9:18 am
TheatreCast #063- Camp Courage- The Legacy of Helen Keller

Join Nick Cusumano as he welcomes Darren J Butler, director of The Miracle Worker at Helen Keller birthplace, as he shares about Camp Courage. The mission of Camp Courage is to offer hands-on learning experiences similar to those encountered by Helen Keller from an early age through adulthood. Camp Courage will introduce participants to the arts and to nature programs wherein the children will learn though senses other than sight. Camp Courage will ultimately advance these children to a higher level of achievement, both academically and socially, and encourage these children to “Be Like Helen.” The camp will be held annually in Tuscumbia, Alabama on the grounds of Ivy Green- Helen Keller’s Birthplace.

The EdAdmin Minute 344: The Language of Appreciation

September 15, 2014 5:00 am
The EdAdmin Minute 344: The Language of Appreciation

In today’s daily dose of The EdAdmin Minute I share a a great piece of advice from Paul White. Show Links: Learning The Languages of Appreciation

EdGamer 143: Pursuitery is Connecting Interests to Opportunity

September 13, 2014 3:26 pm
EdGamer 143: Pursuitery is Connecting Interests to Opportunity

Community Manager of Pursuitery, Evan Jones, will join us for EdGamer 143. Pursuitery is building a friendly and supportive online space for people to connect with others who share their interests and want to level up their expertise together. It’s a place where people can hang out, mess around, and geek out. Tune-in and level-up!

Why We Love Startup Weekend Education

September 12, 2014 1:11 am
Why We Love Startup Weekend Education

On September 26, Startup Weekend Education returns to Chicago and the site of last year’s highly successful event, National Louis University.  To capitalize on this excitement, Educelerate is also partnering with NLU and SWEDU to create our very first Educelerate Conference on the Friday of StartupWeekend. Building upon NLU’s mission serving non-traditional students, our Conference panels will address innovative approaches to serving adult, online and other non-traditional students with equal parts focus on pedagogy for the practitioners in our audience as well as actionable business strategies for the entrepreneurs and […]

Show 53: Tricia and Dave Fuglestad

September 10, 2014 5:24 pm
Show 53: Tricia and Dave Fuglestad

This week on the aRTs Roundtable we are dedicating the entire podcast to Tricia and Dave Fuglestad. Tricia usually podcasts with us. Dave, her husband, was involved in a serious motorcycle accident on August 2, 2014 that currently has left him paralyzed. He also is an educator in the northern suburbs of Chicago. Both are on leave of absence. There are a variety of things you can do to help out this amazing couple. They will be retro-fitting their home […]

Flipped Learning 105: Gamification in the Classroom with Tim Downing

September 9, 2014 11:23 am
Flipped Learning 105: Gamification in the Classroom with Tim Downing

This week on the Flipped Learning Network Show: This episode of the podcast, Troy Cockrum and Joan Brown interviewed Tim Downing, a former Language Arts teacher and Instruction Coach from Maryland.  The three discuss how to Gamify a class or professional development with 3D GameLab, ClassCraft, and more. You can also catch up on a lot of resources from the Flipped Learning Network by going to www.flippedlearning.org. Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any questions or comments- flippedlearning@edreach.us

Google Educast #155: Makes My Organizational Heart Sing

September 6, 2014 5:38 pm
Google Educast #155: Makes My Organizational Heart Sing

On the show we chat about the new iPad Drive apps including Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Hangouts is now a core part of the Google Apps for EDU suite meaning Google is fully supporting this if admins have any problems. Juan gives the Pope a big +1 for his Scholas initiative. Kevin shows how to quickly customize the calendar view by using the minical. Juan busts out a great workaround for group work in Classroom. Megan reveals the new themes in forms and there is much rejoicing. And Kevin wonders why you can’t see a calendar if it’s hidden.

Flipped Learning #104: Great Teacher Resources with Richard Byrne

September 5, 2014 7:09 am
Flipped Learning #104: Great Teacher Resources with Richard Byrne

This episode of the podcast, Troy Cockrum and Joan Brown interviewed Richard Byrne, former teacher and blogger for Free Technology for Teachers. The 3 discuss Richard’s blogs and how he curates information and resources for teachers. He talks about the history of his blogging that led him from teacher to full-time blogger and why his resources are such valuable tools for teachers.

Mission Monday #043: Nebraska Administrator Days with Dr. Chris Stogdill and Brandon Mowinkel

September 1, 2014 9:15 pm
Mission Monday #043: Nebraska Administrator Days with Dr. Chris Stogdill and Brandon Mowinkel

Mission Monday provides a plan to enhance school communities one week at time with intentional interventions that focus on building positive relationships between students, teachers, parents, and the community.  In this episode, Sam (@samuelstecher) and Mark (@mc_bossy) talk to Dr. Chris Stogdill, Principal of Otte Blair Middle School (@ChrisStogdill) and Brandon Mowinkel, Principal at Milford Jr/Sr High School (@bmowinkel) about their educational pursuits. Chris and Brandon also discuss their goals for the upcoming year, and why collaborating with other administrators […]

EdGamer 142 : Adam and Kelly From HudsonAlpha Discuss the Use of Gaming Data

August 30, 2014 4:42 pm
EdGamer 142 :  Adam and Kelly From HudsonAlpha Discuss the Use of Gaming Data

Kelly East and Adam Hott, from HudsonAlpha, will join us to discuss the use of data within games to help developers and drive classroom instruction. HudsonAlpha’s free online educational activity, Touching Triton, provides an opportunity for teachers and students to have an engaging conversation about the complex nature of common disease in one class period. This Web-based activity builds understanding of common complex disease risk, influenced by factors from family history, environment and genomic data. Students synthesize data from these sources to inform lifestyle choices and medical intervention strategies in the setting of a long-duration space flight mission.