In this episode, Sam (@samuelstecher) and Mark (@mc_bossy) talk about how daily stress and national accountability can cause teachers to forget one of the main reasons they got into teaching in the first place: to have fun while teaching kids. This is a reminder that it’s the simple things that teachers can do to bring joy back into their day, and smiles back to the classroom.
On our show today, we will talk about how gamifying your classroom can change classrooms into connected, innovative environments, where kids are learning. I met Jim at IETC in Springfield, IL last week, and thought he had so much to share gamifying his classroom, that we had to have him on the show.
In the wake of the the industrial revolution, ideas about optimizing the manufacturing process had begun to surface in an effort to increase productivity. One promising tactic was to condition specialized employees by assigning each a specific role in the manufacturing chain. The result? Efficiencies shot through the roof.
Welcome to your first edition of 2o Percent Time Tuesdays. Yes, it’s not really Tuesday right now. But this was recorded on a Tuesday, so be thankful that Tuesdays come twice a week on EdReach. What are 20 Percent Time Tuesdays? They’re a new show on EdReach that explore the most creative ways to implement “20% Time.” What is 20% Time? Well, you’ll just have to listen to find out.
The Zim is back and her hair looks great! She paid for her ‘new do’ with Google wallet via GMail while Sean was busy checking out the new Massive Open Online Courses for Edu and Fred was checking out the new voice commands using Google Now. Did you know that Chrome apps are developing to be able to delete local files to keep your machine running smoothly. WeVideo Next has new options for greatness while GMail has a new user interface that previews any of your attachments and works seamlessly with Drive.
Join the #ladygeeks as we feature innovative NYS educators who are going to be at the annual #NYSCATE conference (nyscate.org) until November 21st. We can’t wait for you to hear their #edustories , their favorite tools, and their favorite moments in the classroom. Check back on www.ladygeeks.org for upcoming events, shownotes, iTunes and Stitcher subscriptions, and more!
This week on the aRTs Roundtable discusses how to manage technology in the arts classroom (when you only have them for 30-40 minutes) and trouble shooting with yourself and your students. Tricia talks about the new app from doink green screen. Great tips! Show Host: Carol Broos Show Contributors: Tricia Fuglestad and Brenda Muench Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any questions or comments- email@example.com
This is a very special episode of Chalkstar to Rockstar. We’ve teamed up with our sister show, The Forge, which is on the TechSmith YouTube channel each month. We’re doing that this week because TechSmith has just had a very special release. We’re introducing TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome, TechSmith Fuse for iOS and Android, and Google Drive integration for all of our tools.
This week on EdGamer 120 we have two fantastic guests from the new gaming initiative ‘Historia.’ New FOEs Jason Darnell and Rick Brennan to tell us how ‘Historia’ harnesses the power of history and games to prepare students for a rapidly changing world. You are going to want this in your classroom! But don’t take our word for it, tune-in and level-up!
Te@cher Tech T@lk #14 – Great Google Roundup The team talks all kinds of Google Apps including the new Google Play for Education announcement, using LucidPress in Google Drive, using GDrive on an iPad to shoot photos, and Tammy’s got Google Glass! Judi shares about AnimationChefs.com and Chad shares how he uses the QuickOffice App as part of his workflow. Come give a listen! Hosts: Chad Kafka (@chadkafka), Judi Epcke (@jepcke), Tammy Lind (@TamL17) Show Notes | Subscribe on iTunes! […]