Tech Talk Roundtable 64 | More Than Five Things You Should Not Do With Tech

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their edtech tips. Articles of the Week Worst practice in ICT use in education | Edutech worldbank.org Given that many initiatives seem immune to learning from either ‘best’ or even ‘good’ practice in other places or contexts, it may be most practical to recommend ‘lots of practice’, […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 63 | Everybody Has a Skill

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their edtech tips. Articles of the Week How Microsoft Can Use Minecraft to Build Its Education Strategy | EdSurge News edsurge.com Microsoft’s news release stated, “The Mojang team will join Microsoft Studios, which includes the studios behind global blockbuster franchises Halo, Forza, Fable and more.” Xbox head […]

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Interview 42 | Andrew Rowland of Classkick

Chris Carter interviews Andrew Rowland of Classkick As students work on a teacher-made Classkick assignment on their iPads, teachers see every students’ work progressing all at once. Students can privately raise hands, teachers give individualized, real-time student feedback, and so much more. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Interview 41 | Satish Kumar of Edulastic

Jamie Willett interviews Satish Kumar of Edulastic Edulastic is a free formative assessment platform that supports student mastery of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Teachers can easily create assignments and track student progress to provide personalized feedback and differentiated instruction. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Interview 40 | Charles Miller of FlipGrid

Jamie Willett interviews Charles Miller of FlipGrid Flipgrid is a simple online and mobile environment where teachers create grids of short discussion-style questions that students respond to through recorded videos. Flipgrid boosts community and social presence in face-to-face, hybrid, and online classrooms, as well as enterprise organizations around the world. Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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Interview 39 | Nicole Bodtman of Video Class

Michael Boll interviews Nicole Bodtman of Video Class We are an education based website that covers every taught subject area in the United States. The VideoClass.com website can be navigated by using the left menu. The left menu contains categories taught in the “School” and “University” levels. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Interview 38 | George Dotterer of Net Ref

Jamie Willett interviews George Dotterer of net-ref.com Creating a safe environment in which the next generation of digital learners can explore, create and grow inspires Verite Educational Systems. Our mission is to develop outstandingly simple-to-use technology for teachers to help kids focus their online activities at school, and for parents to protect their internet browsing and “app […]

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Interview 37 | Jackie Lain of Learning list

Michael Boll interviews Jackie Lain of learninglist.com A resourse review service by and for educators Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Interview 36 | Mike Blumenstien of Exit ticket

Michael Boll interviews Mike Blumenstein of ExitTicket.org ExitTicket’s student module provides real-time data that rivals any online game stats, but with a whole lot more impact. Students can view instant assessment scores and overall performance over time, all aligned to Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards or Learning Targets. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Interview 35 | Chris Fitzgerald Walsh of Zaption

Chris Carter interviews  Chris Fitzgerald Walsh of Zaption.com Zaption, a San Francisco based tech startup, is revolutionizing online video for education. Teachers, trainers, and content publishers use Zaption’s intuitive web app to quickly add images, text, quizzes, and discussions to existing videos from YouTube, Vimeo and private video libraries. The result is an interactive learning […]

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