Tech Talk Roundtable 03-02 | Should Teachers Get Paid for Sharing

Teachers, do you have a great idea, project, or lesson plan? Do you think you could make some money by sharing it?  Get ready to open up the debate of whether or not teachers should get paid for sharing on episode 3-02 of the Concordia  EdTech Podcast.” Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: […]

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Interview 51 | HSTRY

Thomas Ketchell, 26 years old, was born in St. Leonards-On-Sea (UK) but grew up in France and Belgium. After working in Australia for a year, he went on to clinch his BA in History & Chinese Studies. His desire to help the environment brought him to East Africa in 2010 where he built biogas systems. […]

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Interview 50 | Discussion Recorder

Justin Volzer, a high school student from Calhoun, Georgia, has recently released an educational software product . Discussion Recorder was designed to help teachers at his and other schools during Harkness discussions in the classroom. Justin also works in the family’s technology business. He volunteers much of his time to technology projects in his school […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 03-01 | Change is Good

Today we discuss transitions, and the challenges of starting a new year in a new job with people new to you. For every challenge there hides an opportunity. Join us as we explore techniques to turn changes into new beginnings. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Like this:Like […]

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Keeping Up With Technology | Reflection Friday #9

How do you stay current when there is a constant stream of new tech?  Should you?   Michael I have an unfair advantage in this area.  It is part of my job and a deep personal interest to keep up with what is changing in technology.  I just like it!   In many ways the better […]

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Here’s What We’re Reading | Reflection Friday #8

Our favorite techy blogs, authors, podcasts, videocasts and books Chris For me, few things motivate like a good TED Talk, and not even those talks that are focused on ‘education” necessarily. Listening to brilliant minds being brilliant inspires me. As for bloggers try Christopher Pappas and Annie Murphy Paul. Now, for a real mind bender […]

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Cargobot Teaches Valuable Programming Skills on the Downlow| Audio Review #143

With a name like Cargobot, you might think this iPad programming puzzle would be rather boring. I mean who wants to move cargo around?  Strangely enough, a lot of students do.  Especially those with an engineering mindset. You know, the ones that look at cranes for hours and wonder how they work. Cargobot is essentially […]

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You can’t make me change if I don’t want to! | Reflection Friday #7

How do you make people change and maybe even want to change?   Chris – Getting diction-focused, I wish to point out that “make” in the above question immediately created an adversarial context. Further, people cannot be made to change. I choose to refocus the question to, “How do I create the conditions to maximize […]

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With Shadow Puppet Quickly add Narration to your Photos | Audio Review #142

Overview Shadow Puppet app is one I learned about to App Ed Review (another awesome site we reviewed a few weeks back).  This app is honestly the easiest movie making app I have ever used.  You simply create a new “puppet”, select or search for the photos you want to use, click record and talk […]

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Code Combat Teaches Programming and Killing | Audio Review #141

It seems almost without exception that students LOVE to code.  Especially when there is an interactive, web based environment that provides them instant feedback. So you might want to ask why we would need to gamify a process they already love.  Well the folks at Code Combat went ahead and did that anyway.  They took […]

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