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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-21 | Productive Struggle

Description “Failure is not the opposite of success. It is part of success.” – Arianna Huffington   “There are two words for learning. One of them is failure.”   You have experienced times of significant intellectual struggle, when you found yourself wrestling to understand a concept, skill, or other cerebral challenge. And you have experienced […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-19 | The PROCRASTINATION Show

Description Procrastination! This is it!  You’ve been waiting for it, wondering if we would ever have time for it, and your patience has paid off.  Today we face the result of our lack of preparation and bring you a show that is completely devoid of planning and preparation.  But it is creative! Maybe we needed […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-18 | The Lecture – Love it or Leave it?

Description Go to just about any education conference and you’ll hear people lecturing about why we shouldn’t lecture.  Is this old school standby of information dissemination relevant in a student directed, project based, learning environment?  Or should it be put out to pasture once and for all?   Lessons Learned Dennis – Failing and failing […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-17 | CoffeeEDU

Description Like that energy boost you get from a  fresh cup of coffee in the morning, great conversation can energize your learning too.  Like a good coffee-talk, Great PD doesn’t have to come from a powerpoint presentation, it can come from a barista or anywhere teachers get together to share ideas.   Lessons Learned Dennis […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-16 | A.I. A.I. Ohh!

Description Artificial Intelligence. Once relegated to the pages of science fiction, it is now closer to becoming part of our everyday lives.  Just like Captain Kirk talks to the computer on the Enterprise, we can now talk to our homes using technology like Amazon’s Alexa, which can listen, and learn more about us the more […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-15 | EdTech Trends 2017

Description It’s a new year, a fresh start, a new chapter, turning a new leaf, a time to look at what you’ve done and figure out what you want to do better or do differently.  On today’s show we take a look at some EdTech trends that will make 2017 the… Best. Year. Ever.  – […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-14 | Christmas Tech-Tacular

Description What would we like to see under our “Tech-mas Tree”? New Year’s Resolutions and the top 10 EdTech Christmas Carols.  Special Musical Guest: Darcy Hendriks. Top Tech-Mas Toys What we hope to find in our Tech-mas Tree this year… Darcy – iPhone 7 in my stocking, please Dennis – Google Cardboard Or kick it […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-13 | What Makes Your School Special?

Description If someone came up to you and asked, “What makes your school special?”  How would you respond?  Today our special in-studio guest Rushton Hurley will help us take a look at teaching, learning and school culture. And maybe we’ll be able to convince him to share the “secret sauce” that’s needed to make your […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-12 | Hour of Code and Beyond

Description It’s December and  “It’s the most wonderful time of year ….” when all our thoughts turn to  – HOUR OF CODE!  Join us today as we welcome maker, coder, and author Sam Patterson who will share his passion for coding, and talk about how to lead our students through the Hour of Code – […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-11 | Learning in VR

Description Experiential Learning.  It’s what we all aspire to bring to our students.  Why read or watch a video about something when you can take your students there and let them see it for themselves? But if you can’t go and experience something, Virtual Reality technology might be the next best thing.  On today’s podcast […]

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