EdGamer 104: Special Hangout with BrainPOP at ISTE 2013

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Even though EdGamer couldn't make it to ISTE 2013, we could connect with BrainPOP, a major player in Games and Learning. Annie Choi and Scott Price had some BrainPOP news to share and they gave us some insight to the great content for students and amazing tools for educators.  Tune-in and level-up!   http://youtu.be/U2xi6hZ9QUM   Please go to the Show Notes for all of our … [Read more...]

Mobile Reach #38 – A Midsummer Nights Podcast

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Mobile Reach #38 - A Midsummer Nights Podcast  Chad, Judi and Tammy are back 'midsummer' to share all kinds of mobile news that has happened recently.  We wrap up ISTE and talk briefly about what Chad learned at the ADE Institute in regards to iTunes U and building courses with iTunes U Course Manager.  We also break down some apps we've been using including Apple's Podcasts app, Chrome for iOS … [Read more...]

EdGamer 41: Hasta la “PS Vita” Baby

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  EdGamer 41 is all business! We have a jam packed show this week with segments on Sony’s new PS Vita, a Smithsonian exhibit dedicated to video game history and a writing opportunity on video game violence from the ISTE website. We also discuss the fizzling of Facebook gaming as well as some huge new video game releases. This week’s episode is short but powerful...just like Zack...tune … [Read more...]

Exploring NETS: Did you know there are National Education Technology Standards?

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With the dramatic advancements in technology over the last decade, classroom-based technologies have exploded throughout education. However, in many districts, technology is often taken for granted. That is not to say that teachers and students do not appreciate the technology within their schools. Both teachers and students use technology in schools everyday, but often focused instruction in the … [Read more...]

EdGamer 19: Sid Meier’s Civ World Disappoints

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Don’t be upset with the title Sid.  I don’t think Civ World was meant for gamers like me.  EdGamer 19 discusses Sid Meier’s new creation Civ World, which is hosted on Facebook.  Lucas Gillispie (guest appearance #3) and I discuss Civ World, ISTE, World of Warcraft, and current gaming news. What new Xbox Live Arcade game should I buy?  What upcoming MMO could replace WoW in the classroom?  EdGamer … [Read more...]

The MacReach Show #20: The ISTE Wrap-Up!

It is always fun when I get to chat all things Apple with Kelly Dumont and Scott Meech! In our  episode this week, we share some of our favorite resources and moments from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference... MacNews: A billion iOS apps downloaded! Are you surprised? We're not. EdMac: ISTE Wrap-Up! Tony Vincent’s Project-Based Learning Session - … [Read more...]

EdReach Show #27: We Plus One ISTE

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ISTE has come and it has gone, but it was a grand time for all. Today's show, besides, of course, talking about the possible education implications about Google Plus, we give our ISTE reflections, and pore through three segments of Chris Lehmann's wonderful keynote. We were all taken aback at the powerful positive reaction following Chris' speech, which, quite frankly doesn't get much better. For … [Read more...]

Mobile Reach #7 – Home Alone from ISTE

Home Alone.* It's not fun, but Chad, Tammy & David step into the role of Kevin McCallister who've been left behind by Mom Judi & Dad Scott who are at the ISTE conference taking place in Philadelphia. We share some resources from ISTE we've been following virtually this week.  Also on tap are some "true" Mobile Learning resources, discussion around a new Android tablet, talk about some apps … [Read more...]