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EdGamer 109: What is the Future of Games and Learning? August 17, 2013 6:00 pm

EdGamer 109: What is the Future of Games and Learning?

This week on EdGamer 109 we have two guests, Heather Robertson and Wade Berger. Heather is a recent guest and Wade is a first timer to EdGamer from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and GLS. Our topic is the direction and future of Games and Learning. Our discussion includes mobile platforms, investment, creation, and tools to help teachers implement games in their classroom. It is a can’t miss show with great guests and content. Tune-in and level-up!

EdGamer 94: Kahoot! March 30, 2013 6:00 pm

EdGamer 94: Kahoot!

Jamie Brooker joins us this week for EdGamer 94. Jamie is Co-Founder & Lead Designer of Kahoot! Crafted using a design-led approach, Kahoot! is a web-based mobile and tablet friendly platform. With a simple user experience, it creates a social, fun and game-like environment in the classroom. Do you want to try this interactive game in your classroom? Use “edgamer” as the priority code for the beta access. EdGamer is in Kahoots with some serious games, so tune-in and level-up!

iDig Video #19: Meg Wilson & Using New Media! January 15, 2013 1:23 pm

iDig Video #19: Meg Wilson & Using New Media!

Meg Wilson (@iPodsibilities) joins us for a look at some fascinating ways in which new tech and media are now being used in education. From the first time Meg brought an iPod into a room of “doubting” educators – Meg has been at the forefront of developing new tech ideas for the classroom! She shares of some of the innovative work she is now doing at the Avenues – World School in NYC.

aRTs Roundtable 30: Classroom Management of Mobile Devices in the Artsy Classroom January 9, 2013 9:53 pm

aRTs Roundtable 30: Classroom Management of Mobile Devices in the Artsy Classroom

This week on the aRTs Roundtable we talk about how to navigate mobile devices and create an environment of positive “can do anything” in the art and music classroom. We talk about what to do with “fast finishers” and empowering your students, whatever the grade, to be tech support and experts within the arts classroom. Tricia talks about doink app for the iPad and the video she created with her students that is featured this month in iPhone magazine. Show […]

Mobile Reach #31 – Shiny-New-Google-Toy-SQUIRREL! April 20, 2012 9:05 am

Mobile Reach #31 – Shiny-New-Google-Toy-SQUIRREL!

Mobile Reach #31 – Shiny-New-Google-Toy-SQUIRREL!  The group shares some recent feedback we’ve received on past episodes. We share out a some great ideas for teachers texting for school purposes.  The new Google Glasses (Squirrel!) prototype was rumored to be out in public.  And of course, we share out a few apps we’ve been trying out.  All this and more on this week’s MOBILE REACH! Show Host: Chad Kafka (@chadkafka) Co-Hosts: Judi Epcke (@jepcke), Tammy Lind (@TamL17) The Mobile Reach Show Notes Leave […]

LiTTech Show #24: Mobile Learning in the Library (Part 1) April 4, 2012 12:00 pm

LiTTech Show #24: Mobile Learning in the Library (Part 1)

  This week on LiTTech: Emily and Addie are joined by their old friend Elisabeth LeBris, who has just seen the implementation of a Bring Your Own Device Program. They chat about what that means for the students and teachers and how it has changed their school. In fact, it was such a good conversation, it couldn’t be contained in one podcast! Show Host: Emily Thompson Show contributors: Adrienne Matteson, Elisabeth LeBris Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any […]

EdGamer 42: What is Gamification and Can It Be Harmful to Your Health? March 3, 2012 6:00 pm

EdGamer 42: What is Gamification and Can It Be Harmful to Your Health?

EdGamer 42 is packed with great info! This week we tackle the complex and controversial issue of ‘Gamification’ in the classroom…fun or fad…we help you decide. Plus, we revisit the Vita and look ahead to another great new game that is due out in the near future. Check it out!

***A clarification of a incorrect statement by Zack- Taoists use Yin-Yang and Buddhist use a wheel called the Dharmachakra. We could go into great detail concerning any connections between impermanence and Yin-Yang, but we shall save that for another time. Listen to the episode to understand…..

MacReach Show #40: Behind the Scenes of a Successful 1:1 Program March 1, 2012 9:19 pm

MacReach Show #40: Behind the Scenes of a Successful 1:1 Program

  This week on the MacReach Show: Eric Callis joins in to offer a behind the scenes look at a successful 1:1 laptop program. Listen in to learn about everything from financing to data collection, and some excellent resources! Show Hosts: Meg Wilson (@iPodsibiities) and Kelly Dumont (@KDumont) CoHost: Eric Callis (@edttw)   Leave us some feedback!  Contact us with any questions or comments- macreach@edreach.us

MacReach Show #39: Mountain Lion Roars & iPad Research Exists! February 23, 2012 8:52 pm

MacReach Show #39: Mountain Lion Roars & iPad Research Exists!

This week on the MacReach Show: There is a lot to discuss with the announcement of Apple’s next Mac major software update, Mountain Lion, and the release of the Advantage 2014 Kindergarten iPad 1:1 research! Also, elementary school teachers will love the IEAR App of the Week! Show Hosts: Meg Wilson (@iPodsibiities) and Kelly Dumont (@KDumont) Leave us some feedback!  Contact us with any questions or comments- macreach@edreach.us

Make No Little Plans February 14, 2012 12:30 pm

Make No Little Plans

Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but long after we are gone will be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistency. Remember that our sons and grandsons are going to do things that would stagger us. Let your watchword be order and your beacon beauty. Think […]

MacReach Show #38: Apple News & Resources February 10, 2012 7:40 am

MacReach Show #38: Apple News & Resources

This week on MacReach: We discuss lots of Apple new, Apple resources, and an awesome app of the week!  We invite you to join in on the conversation about Apple’s impact in education as we look to the future. Show Hosts: Meg Wilson (@iPodsibiities) and Kelly Dumont (@KDumont) Leave us some feedback!  Contact us with any questions or comments- macreach@edreach.us

MacReach Show #37: The Truth About Apple’s Digital Textbooks February 2, 2012 10:21 pm

MacReach Show #37: The Truth About Apple’s Digital Textbooks

This week on MacReach: Kelly Dumont shares some of the ‘overlooked’ announcements from Apple’s recent release of iBooks, iTunesU, and iBook Author. Sean Junkins joins in on our conversation: do digital textbooks belong in the classroom? …And you’ll LOVE the App of the Week! Show Hosts: Meg Wilson (@iPodsibiities) and Kelly Dumont (@KDumont) Co-Host: Sean Junkins (@sjunkins) Leave us some feedback!  Contact us with any questions or comments- macreach@edreach.us

Mobile Reach #22 – Integration vs. Redefinition January 27, 2012 11:38 am

Mobile Reach #22 – Integration vs. Redefinition

Mobile Reach #22 – Integration vs. Redefinition.   This week, the team adds a guest host in the form of Jennifer Magiera who teaches for the Chicago Public Schools.  Magiera is fortunate enough to have iPads in her classroom so we interview her on how she has redefined learning in her classroom with these devices.  And as always, we also share out some useful apps. Show Host: Chad Kafka (@chadkafka) Co-Hosts: Judi Epcke (@jepcke), Tammy Lind (@TamL17), Jennifer Magiera (@msmagiera) Leave us some […]

MacReach Show #36: Initial Thoughts on Apple’s Eduction Event! January 19, 2012 10:06 pm

MacReach Show #36: Initial Thoughts on Apple’s Eduction Event!

This week on MacReach: We share our initial thoughts about today’s Apple Education announcements… The iBooks 2 iPad app, iBook Author Mac app, and iTunesU iOS device app! With some help from Katie Krueger, Kelly and I discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly… and decide that “it’s all good!” Show Host: Meg Wilson (@iPodsibiities) Co-Hosts: Kelly Dumont (@KDumont) and Katie Krueger (@KHirt) Subscribe to the MacReach Podcast on iTunes Subscribe to the EdReach Podcast Feed View the complete show notes here on […]

MacReach Show #35: Apps for Professional Development January 12, 2012 10:38 pm

MacReach Show #35: Apps for Professional Development

This week on MacReach: Kelly and I are joined by John Sowash to talk about some fantastic apps for professional development! Show Host: Meg Wilson (@iPodsibiities) Co-Hosts: Kelly Dumont (@KDumont) and John Sowash (@jrsowash) Subscribe to the MacReach Podcast on iTunes Subscribe to the EdReach Podcast Feed View the complete show notes here on the EdReach MacReach Wiki to see all the links, resources, and apps discussed in the show!  

MacReach Show #34: A Student’s Side of the Story January 5, 2012 9:06 pm

MacReach Show #34: A Student’s Side of the Story

This week on MacReach: Kelly and I are joined by Ben McNaboe, a college freshman with something to say about using Apple technology to learn! Show Host: Meg Wilson (@iPodsibiities) Co-Host: Kelly Dumont (@KDumont) and Ben McNaboe (@bmcnaboe) Subscribe to the MacReach Podcast on iTunes Subscribe to the EdReach Podcast Feed View the complete show notes here on the EdReach MacReach Wiki to see all the links, resources, and apps discussed in the show!  

aRTs Roundtable #6: Create Apps for the iPad and iPod Touch Device January 4, 2012 5:00 pm

aRTs Roundtable #6: Create Apps for the iPad and iPod Touch Device

  This week on the aRTs Roundtable we discuss iPad and iPod Touch Device apps in the arts classroom that we use to CREATE music and art. The mobile devices have transformed our classrooms with students creating pictures and composing music. Hear about must have apps for all art and music teachers. Show Host: Carol Broos Show contributors:   Trisha Fuglestad, Brenda Muench, and Jennifer Kolze The complete show notes are now on the EdReach Wiki   Call us on our comment line! If you’d […]

My Quest for 1:1 Success December 23, 2011 1:00 pm

My Quest for 1:1 Success

I have been asked by my school district to be a part of a 1:1 task force. We are moving forward and laying a plan of implementation. EdReach has been a big help for gathering information and there are many articles on EdReach that have been quite helpful.