Learning ReDesignED: Episode #011: Innovative Furniture with Alex Carsi

April 7, 2014 8:33 am
Learning ReDesignED: Episode #011: Innovative Furniture with Alex Carsi

On this show we have our guest, Alex Carsi joining us from Interiors for Business (IFB) which has a warehouse and showroom located just west of Chicago, Illinois in Batavia. We will discuss how the future of furniture in education is changing and the shopping and design for furniture is a piece to transforming our learning spaces in schools.

EdGamer 133: International Tabletop Day

April 5, 2014 4:54 pm
EdGamer 133: International Tabletop Day

This week on EdGamer 133 we celebrate International Tabletop Day! Join us as we take a look at events happening all over the globe in honor of this game based holiday. We also take a look at the new Amazon Fire TV and its gaming possibilities. As always, we bring you all the latest news and notes from the gaming and learning world. Tune-in and level-up!

Google Educast #138: The Marginalizer

April 5, 2014 1:54 pm
Google Educast #138: The Marginalizer

Kim leads Sean, Fred, Chris and Kevin through Google’s April Fools tricks. Gmail tops their Shelfie’s announcement with shareable Gmail themes. Fred leads a discussion on docs security and promoting the value of two-step-authentication. Google and Donors Choose have joined up to help fund teacher programs.

The Two Guys Show #27: Aurasma’s Global Head of Operations David Stone

April 3, 2014 9:00 am
The Two Guys Show #27: Aurasma’s Global Head of Operations David Stone

We are so excited to have Aurasma’s David Stone join us tonight on The Two Guys Show! David is the Global Head of Operations at HP Aurasma. We will discuss augmented reality in education, how David first discovered AR, as well as the amazing updates and innovations Aurasma is working on.

The Two Guys Show #26: Leslie Fisher

April 2, 2014 6:07 pm
The Two Guys Show #26: Leslie Fisher

Welcome to the 26th episode of the The Two Guys Show! Tonight we welcome the amazing Leslie Fisher! Leslie is Chief Geek of Fisher Technologies Incorporated which specializes in K-12 presenting and training, Digital Photography education, capture, workflow, editing and a touch of web development. Leslie is always on the cutting edge of educational technology and is an inspiring presenter! We are very excited to have Leslie join us for this episode to discuss this week’s MACUL Conference and her Augmented Reality workshop tomorrow!

aRTs Roundtable 49: Going Low Tech to High Tech, the Growing Pains

April 2, 2014 3:00 pm
aRTs Roundtable 49: Going Low Tech to High Tech, the Growing Pains

This week on the aRTs Roundtable talk about tips for starting technology projects in the arts classroom. There will be growing pains in the beginning. Some simple tips to minimize tech “fails.” Show Host: Carol Broos Show Contributors: Tricia Fuglestad, Jennifer Kolze and Brenda Muench  Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any questions or comments- artsroundtable@edreach.us

The EdAdmin Minute 322: Learning To Write Great Sentences

April 2, 2014 5:00 am
The EdAdmin Minute 322: Learning To Write Great Sentences

In today’s daily dose of The EdAdmin Minute I share some thought on written communication. Show Links: Stanley Fish: How To Write A Sentence; And How To Read One Lists of the Best Sentences — Opening, Closing, and Otherwise — in English-Language Novels  

UNext Eats MOOCs: Raises $150mm From Larry Ellison And Partners With Chicago And Stanford

April 1, 2014 10:00 am
UNext Eats MOOCs: Raises $150mm From Larry Ellison And Partners With Chicago And Stanford

We at Educelerate are proud to help break the industry transforming news of the newest (and biggest) entrant in the MOOC space, UNext.com.  Launching today with a $150 million investment led by Larry Ellison and Michael Milken’s Knowledge Universe, UNext has raised more than Cousera, Udacity, edX , NovoED and Udemy combined.  The startup is based upon a new academic alliance made up of the University of Chicago, Stanford University, Columbia University, Carnegie-Mellon University and the London School of Economics which have together […]

April 11th Deadline to Apply for 4.0 Schools Next Launch Program

April 1, 2014 9:00 am
April 11th Deadline to Apply for 4.0 Schools Next Launch Program

4.0 Schools is calling all EdTech startups to to apply for its next Launch program.

Introducing: The Google Docs Marginalizer

April 1, 2014 8:00 am
Introducing: The Google Docs Marginalizer

Margins have long been a problem with Google Docs, as many an English teacher can attest to. In this video, Kevin Brookhouser shares how you can marginalize your friends with Google Docs! Enjoy!

The EdAdmin Minute 321: Dialogue Vs. Decision Making

April 1, 2014 5:00 am
The EdAdmin Minute 321: Dialogue Vs. Decision Making

In today’s daily dose of The EdAdmin Minute I share some intriguing thoughts on Dialogue vs. Decision making. Show Links: Crucial Conversations  

iDig Video #044: Use “Game of Thrones” With Your Film Students!

March 31, 2014 6:32 pm
iDig Video #044: Use “Game of Thrones” With Your Film Students!

The “Game of Thrones” is an amazing mini-series and a gold mine for instructional use with young writers and filmmakers! Join us as we look at this series through the lens of character development and plot structure, and discover some fascinating lessons for your film, English and creative writing students. And – a phenomenal new theory on several key characters in the series! Winter is here!

TheatreCast #050: The Miracle Worker, An American Classic- A Conversation With Darren J. Butler, Artistic Director For “The Miracle Worker” At Helen Keller’s Birthplace.

March 31, 2014 6:31 pm
TheatreCast #050: The Miracle Worker, An American Classic- A Conversation With Darren J. Butler, Artistic Director For “The Miracle Worker” At Helen Keller’s Birthplace.

Join Nick Cusumano and Danielle Filas as they welcome Darren J Butler- Artistic Director for “The Miracle Worker” at Helen Keller’s Birthplace. Darren shares his friendship with playwright William Gibson, the history of the production and what it is like performing The Miracle Worker where the historical events actually occurred. Darren also shares his experience as playwright, songwriter, screenwriter and educational consultant and content creator.

Mission Monday #026: The Attributes Of A Good Teacher Or The “It” Factor

March 31, 2014 6:29 pm
Mission Monday #026: The Attributes Of A Good Teacher Or The “It” Factor

In this episode, Sam (@samuelstecher) and Mark (@mc_bossy) discuss the attributes that they feel make a good teacher. While some of these attributes can be taught, others are simply inherent. What attributes do YOU think make a good teacher? We’d love to hear if you think there are any we may have missed.

#Ladygeeks #049: #Eduvue Ladies Cat And Jaime

March 31, 2014 6:29 pm
#Ladygeeks #049: #Eduvue Ladies Cat And Jaime

This week on #LadyGeeks: The #ladygeeks are chatting with Cat Flippen and Jaime Vandergrift about their podcast, EduVue, also on the EdReach Network. Our two shows are coming together to talk about edtech! Check back on www.ladygeeks.org for links to everything as well as subscribe to us on iTunes! Hosts: Shari Sloane (@sharisloane) Katie Regan (@katieregan88)

EdGamer Episode 131.132: Oculus FaceRift

March 29, 2014 3:11 pm
EdGamer Episode 131.132: Oculus FaceRift

This week on EdGamer 131.132 we catch up on a lot of Games and Learning news. If you are looking for EdGamer 131 it is out there, but according to Zack it will be referred to as a lost episode. In EdGamer 131.132 we discuss Zack’s visit to SXSWedu and a selfie with Nolan Bushnell who is working on a project called BrainRush. We also discuss Facebook’s purchase of Oculus Rift, a local Maker school, a Camelot Kickstarter, and a lot of Minecraft news. It is another can’t miss episode of EdGamer. Tune-in and level-up!

Google Educast #137: Making Sense of Data: The Datagasm

March 28, 2014 11:47 am
Google Educast #137:  Making Sense of Data: The Datagasm

Looking for 15 of the best Add On’s for education, look no further. You can also customize the app launcher as well as adding to your Play Music library through the browser , thank you Juan! In case you missed it Google released its transparency report +today along with a nifty video. In other breaking news you can edit images in Slides! Got a ChromeBook? Get the ZipExtractor extension. Chris has a datagasm in the new Google M.O.O.C. – Making Sense of Data.

Chalkles: Brain Booster [Comic]

March 28, 2014 11:22 am
Chalkles: Brain Booster [Comic]

The latest #FridayFunny from Chalkes.