Episode 42: Highly Structured, Loosely Organized

Highly Structured, Loosely Organized learning enviornments are what is needed in a technology rich classroom if we are going to use technology in authentic and purposeful ways in learning. In this episode I talk about what that means, how I applied it to a 6th grade class and ask for you to help me get more examples of what this looks like in your classroom.


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Episode 41: Project Based Awesomeness

This week I catch up with Chris Butler from the Project Based Awesome podcast and website to chat about his Project Based Awesome website and materials they are creating for educators over there and talk about project based learning and where it’s headed. 

Episode 40: 7 Ways to be a Lifelong Learner

Ken Pendergrass and I sit down to talk about the 7 ways we stay Lifelong Learners in an ever-changing technology landscape.

Episode 39: The Laptop Learning Curve

Listen in at Kim Cofino leads a discussion about the learning curve students face today when they have laptops in schools and mobile devices in their lives. A great international conversation that includes the voices of our favorite 5th grade student @thelivbits

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

Episode 35: 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.