Jeff Utecht

Episode 38: So Your Students Want to be YouTubers

Listen to Jeff’s sessions form the #IETA18 conference titled: So Your Students Want to be YouTubers

Episode 37: Education is a Journey

Jeff Utecht and David Carpenter sit down to record a podcast nine years after the last Shifting Our Schools episode. Listen as they catch up and talk about what changes they are seeing in education today.

Episode 36: Social Media Today and Music What?

Kim leads a discussion with international educators on using social media today and focusing in on the app Musical.ly

Episode 35: Musical.ly and Social Media and Kids

A great conversation with Olivia a 5th grader and more widely known as LivBits on the network.

Episode 34: A Global View of Social Media

Kim Cofino leads a discussion with some international teacher friends around how social media is different in different countries and across different ages.

Episode 33: Administrative Walk-Throughs in a Tech-Rich Classroom

Jeff sits down with Scott Beebe, Chief Innovation Officer for the Marysville School District to discuss how do…or do administrative walk-throughs change in a tech-rich classroom. 

Episode 32: 3 Tips for your 1:1 Program

This week Kim Cofino, Ben Sheridan, and Clint Hamada sit down to discuss their top 3 tips for your 1:1 program. 

Episode 31: I’m Back!!!


Welcome Back!

Thank you to those of you coming back to Shifting Our Schools and a big welcome to all you new listeners.

This episode is made to help bridge the gap between our 2008-2009 show and bringing Shifting Our Schools back in 2018. It’s been quite the journey and Shifting Our Schools was a large part of my own personal journey into starting COETAIL and Eduro Learning. In this episode, I tell my personal journey starting from High School to restarting Shifting Our Schools and looking forward to the future of podcasting.

Episode Notes:

Great to be back – that was a long break

Telling my story – my journey that has brought me back here to Shifting Our Schools

1994 – Elementary Experience – Mrs. Hubble

1994 – 95 – Olympic College (18)

1995 – 96 – Traveling Microscope Show (19)

1996 -97 – Graduate with AA Degree – go to EWU (20)

1997 –  1999 – Graduate with Elem. Degree (22)

– Play around with Windows 3.1

– Tech class Website and Projector

1999 – First job as 4th grade teacher (23)

– Get Married (22)

– AlphaSmarts

– Server room

– Website for school

– WeCareSports.com

Summer of 2000 – Pack up everything we own and drive to New York (24)

2000-2002 Robert Gray Elementary (26)

– Box of Apples

– School Website

Technology in K-12 Education: Envisioning a New Future.

– Gates Grant

– Continue building for WeCareSports.com

– 9/11

– Earthquake

2002 – 2005 – Saudi Arabia (25)

– Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Technology

– 6 Grade Teacher

– 5th Grade Teacher

– Admin Degree in the Summers via WSU

– IT Director

– Moodle

– 1:1 Palm Pilot Program with 12th graders

– Wire School for wireless

2005 – 2008 (32)

  ’05 ES Tech Teacher – Start The Thinking Stick

– Offered VP position – turning point

– Install Moodle SARAs outbreak

– ’06 Technology Resource Facilitator

– Roll out Moodle across the schools

  Start talks of 1:1

– Middle School Tech Teacher

– Told the world I was Dyslexic

– ’08 – Plan 1:1 Roll Out

– ’08 start SOS Podcast – David Carpenter

– Start On Deck Podcast

– Start Gourmet Geeks.tv

– Start Presenting

– Wanting something different

– Google Time

– Move to ISB

2008 – 2012 (36)

– ES Tech Coach

– Workshops at Schools

– Plan 1:1 Roll Out

– 2009 stop SOSpodcast

– Stop Gourmet Geeks

– ’07 Start Learning2

2009 – Start COETAIL

2010 – Write Reach with 20% time

2012 – COETAIL Taking off

– Consulting every weekend

– Something has to give

2012 – 2013 (37)

– A year of free PD in the State of WA as I travel Internationally consulting

– COETAIL is growing online

– 2013 – 250,000 miles

2014 – 2017 (41)

– 2014 – Beyond COETAIL

– 2014 Start Eduro Learning

– Clint, Mads, Simon, Kim, Chrissy, Dana, Me

– 2014 – SUNY pulls out of COETAIL

– 2015 – Marysville Contract

– 2016 – Everett Contract

– 2016 – Start planning Micro-Credentials

– 2017 – Launch Micro-Credentials

– 2017 – Co-Author book with Kim and Chrissy

– 2017 – Restart SOSpodcast

– Stories from Educators

– Conversations with Kim, Chrissy,

– Our Advisory Team,

– COETAILers

– teachers we meet

 

Episode 30

Jeff and David talk about how to recruit to become an International Educator

Episode 29

Jeff and David take on the essential question: How can the IB curriculum be shifted?