Flipped Learning #94: ISTE Interview – Gooru

July 1, 2014 5:42 pm
Flipped Learning #94: ISTE Interview – Gooru

Troy Cockrum interviewed Paulette Donnellon from Gooru while both were at ISTE.

Chalkles: Plagiarism [Edu-Comic]

June 30, 2014 9:32 am
Chalkles: Plagiarism [Edu-Comic]

The latest funny from Chalkles.

Flipped Learning #93: Thoughts after FlipCon14 with Ken Bauer

June 28, 2014 11:22 pm
Flipped Learning #93: Thoughts after FlipCon14 with Ken Bauer

Joan Brown and Troy Cockrum interview Ken Bauer, Computing Science teacher at the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Guadalajara and FlipCon14 attendee.

Mission Monday #038: Can a Student Survive in the “Meaty Part” of the Bell Curve?

June 27, 2014 12:00 pm
Mission Monday #038: Can a Student Survive in the “Meaty Part” of the Bell Curve?

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, Mark (@mc_bossy) and Sam (@samuelstecher) talk with one of Sam’s former students, Sam Peshek, who can be found @_UncleMuscles and also writes a blog which you can find here. Sam discuss his life as a student and how he lived in the “meaty part” of the bell curve. […]

TheatreCast #059: Discussing Ensemble Theatre With Jack Parkhurst

June 26, 2014 8:42 am
TheatreCast #059: Discussing Ensemble Theatre With Jack Parkhurst

Join Nick Cusumano as he welcomes Jack Parkhurst the head of Nebraska Wesleyan’s Theatre Department as the discuss creating ensembles in Theatre. Jack Parkhurst is a Professor at Nebraska Wesleyan University. He taught for many years in secondary schools where he was fortunate to direct five musicals on the main stage at the International Thespian Conference. For the last several years he has been teaching Acting and Directing at the University level. He has taught in medium, large and small university settings. Jack directs professionally, is a member of the Directors Union and regularly responds for both the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and the Educational Theatre Association. He has provided countless workshops at state and national conferences.

The Two Guys Show #35: Nick Provenzano LIVE At LSC eLearning

June 25, 2014 9:51 pm
The Two Guys Show #35: Nick Provenzano LIVE At LSC eLearning

We are so excited to have our first Two Guys Show LIVE at the LSC eLearning Conference in Lafayette, Indiana. We will have 2013 ISTE and MACUL Teacher of the Year Nick Provenzano as our guest for this special event. Nick is the self proclaimed Lady Gaga of teaching and is well known as The Nerdy Teacher. Join us at 5pm EST for the special event!

Teacher Tech Talk #17 – Google Classroom Beta

June 25, 2014 9:32 pm
Teacher Tech Talk #17 – Google Classroom Beta

Te@cher Tech T@lk #17 – Google Classroom Beta The TTT Team discusses Google Classroom Beta, the new K-12 Horizon Report, Coding for girls, Nexus tablets & Chromebooks in schools.  We also share some of our coolest things like Osmo, Aurasma and Google Docs & Sheet Add ons.  Come give a listen! Hosts: Chad Kafka (@chadkafka), Judi Epcke (@jepcke), Tammy Lind (@TamL17) Show Notes  |  Subscribe on iTunes!  |  Find us on Stitcher! Leave us some feedback!  Contact us with any questions […]

aRTs Roundtable 51: Get on Board: Reaching a Variety of Learners in ONE classroom

June 25, 2014 3:56 pm
aRTs Roundtable 51: Get on Board: Reaching a Variety of Learners in ONE classroom

This week on the aRTs Roundtable talk the variety of learners we teach, from gifted to self-contained, all in the same class period. How creative lesson planning and innovative scheduling can produce amazing results. Show Host: Brenda Muench   Show Contributors: Tricia Fuglestad, Jennifer Kolze and Carol Broos Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any questions or comments- artsroundtable@edreach.us

The Two Guys Show #34: GoEnnounce

June 24, 2014 5:53 pm
The Two Guys Show #34: GoEnnounce

We are very excited for episode #34 of The Two Guys Show with our good friends from GoEnnounce Meghan and Melissa! The great Todd Nesloney is filling in for Drew tonight as a special guest co-host with Brad!

The EdAdmin Minute 338: Lagging Skills and Listening To Students

June 24, 2014 5:00 am
The EdAdmin Minute 338: Lagging Skills and Listening To Students

In today’s daily dose of The EdAdmin Minute I share a great article and quote about looking at skill building. Show Links: Stop And Listen Well  

The Only Thing A Principal Needs To Know

June 19, 2014 12:53 pm
The Only Thing A Principal Needs To Know

I taught in the classroom for twelve years before I became a principal, which I have been doing for eight years. If you do the math (which isn’t that difficult) I have been involved in education as a career for 20 years.

Flipped Learning #92: Makerspaces with Adam Kemp

June 19, 2014 9:33 am
Flipped Learning #92: Makerspaces with Adam Kemp

Joan Brown and Troy Cockrum interview Adam Kemp, director the Energy Systems Research Laboratory at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Virginia and author of “The Makerspace Workbench”.

Chalkles: WoW [Edu-Comic]

June 17, 2014 12:42 pm
Chalkles: WoW  [Edu-Comic]

The latest from Chalkles!

TheatreCast #058: Overcoming Theatre- Bringing The Most Influential Theatre And Acting Styles To You

June 16, 2014 9:15 pm
TheatreCast #058: Overcoming Theatre- Bringing The Most Influential Theatre And Acting Styles To You

Join Nick Cusumano and Danielle Filas as they welcome the founders of Overcoming Theatre. A theatre company located in Great Britain. Overcoming Theatre helps people experience theatre and develop their skills to a more professional level through unique theatre practitioner workshops and a never before seen, web based information hub. The workshops, that include performances, and the web based information hub are dedicated to the leading theatre practitioners in the professional acting industry and are taught in educational institutes across the world. Be sure to listen and know that the future of Theatre is in great hands with these two mavericks.

Mission Monday #036: The Pros And Cons Of Being A “Connected Educator”

June 16, 2014 9:05 pm
Mission Monday #036: The Pros And Cons Of Being A “Connected Educator”

In this episode, Mark (@mc_bossy) and Sam (@samuelstecher) talk about what it means to be a “connected educator.” They also discuss the pros and cons of being connected, and how to make sure it focuses on learning and collaboration. As always…Point. Click. Enjoy.

The EdTech Failings of Silicon Valley

June 16, 2014 2:29 pm
The EdTech Failings of Silicon Valley

In the last three month period, EdTech attracted $690 million of venture capital, reaching $4 billion of total private investment for the year, up two thirds from the previous year and quadruple two years prior. This was the trendline for EdTech venture capital investment at the end of 2000. After the dotCom crash, it would be another decade until 2012 when EdTech would again draw in $1 billion of total private investment, repeating in 2013 and likely again in 2014 (nearly $600 […]

Flipped Learning #91: Previewing FlipCon14

June 12, 2014 9:35 am
Flipped Learning #91: Previewing FlipCon14

Troy Cockrum interviewed Kari Arfstrom, Executive Director of the Flipped Learning Network, about the great things coming up at FlipCon14 on June 23-25.

The EdAdmin Minute 337: A Study Worth Reading On Personalized PD

June 12, 2014 5:00 am
The EdAdmin Minute 337: A Study Worth Reading On Personalized PD

In today’s daily dose of The EdAdmin Minute I share a bit of insight on a new report from EdSurge on personalized PD. Show Links:  A Path Towards Personalized PD