Episode143: The Need to Teach Network Literacy Jeff Utecht
This week Chris Butler and I chat with Collin Gibbs a Social Studies teacher who shares his system for success he uses with his students. Collin also shares his “technology checklist” with all of you. You can find a link to it in the show notes to this episode. It’s a Google Slide so you can make a copy of it for yourself…if you do use and update it for your specific classroom please share your with the community as well. We all learn when we all share. A great episode with some really powerful nuggets of knowledge. Links: Technology […]
This week Chris Butler and I chat with new tech coach David Stiner and talk about the ups and downs of being a coach and coaching strategies when you are the only technology coach in the district. Links: Twitter: @madtechteacher CodeCombat: https://codecombat.com/ TikTok Education in India: https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/17/tiktok-education-edutok-india/ TikTok as a High School Club: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/19/style/high-school-tiktok-clubs.html https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/11/13/tiktok-powerful-teaching-tool-or-classroom-management.html Photo: Marco Verch
Our last conversation of November with the authors of Classroom Management in the Digital Age our free give away this month. Remember you can enter to win a free copy of the book by leaving a Flipgrid response to this week’s question. Links: Book Twitter: #CMDigitalAgePatrick GreenHeather Dowd
A great conversation with 6th Grade ELA teacher Kenzie Munn who teaches at a school that focuses on Project-Based Learning.
What a fantastic conversation for our 100th episode of Shifting Our Schools. Chris Butler and I catch up with Tisha Richmond and talk about supporting teachers as a coach and the power of Personal Learning Networks (PLNs).
This week Chris Butler and I chat with Adam Polluck an IB International Teacher working in Hangzhou, China at a school that focuses on a Project-Based Learning approach. Adam walks us through how he and his colleagues structure 32-week in-depth PBL experiences for students. Links: Adam Polluck: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-pollock-3b5b006/ Enter to win a free copy of Classroom Management in the Digital Age by sharing your thoughts on this week’s question: What structures do you put in place in your own Project-Based Learning environment to make sure students are successful? Image: Alan Levine
This week Chris Butler and I chat and have a first look at the newly released Common Sense Media Census: Media Use by Tweens and Teens. Link: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/research/the-common-sense-census-media-use-by-tweens-and-teens-2019
A reflection on trainings I have been giving recently and the use of student monitoring software in a 1:1 classroom. Let’s use the software to start conversations, not as a punishment for opening a tab…..BTW….that doesn’t change behavior.
This week while working at the International School of Luxembourg (ISL) I sit down with my good friend Ashley Sawyer and we talk about her 3rd-grade classroom and some of the units she has done with her students that use technology in authentic ways. We also discuss the new portfolio system we are setting up here at ISL and are looking for ideas and suggestions if you have been using Google Sites with 3rd Graders as portfolios.