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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-26 | Classroom Video Do’s and Don’ts

Description Video is a powerful tool for learning – whether it’s video made by students, or teacher created presentation or flipped classroom videos. When we make videos, all we want perfection.  Is that too much to ask? Yet when we look at what we make it doesn’t always match what we imagined in our heads. […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-25 | Unsolved Mysteries: The Secret Powers of Tech People

Description Have you ever had a frustrating technology problem?  Then the tech person at your school comes in and fixes it by just looking at it or laying hands on your computer?  What is this magical power?  Today on the Concordia EdTech Roundtable we dig in and explore this arcane and esoteric mystery to see […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-24 | Free Resources You Can Use Tomorrow

Description I don’t have a lot of time.  I don’t have a lot of money.  NO PROBLEM! On today’s podcast we take a rapid-fire look at resources that you can learn quickly, and use tomorrow!  Oh, and did I mention they are FREE? Lessons Learned Dennis – Ozobots and letting students explore http://ozobot.com/stem-education Chris Carter […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-23 | Sprint to the Finish

Description Spring is here!  The flowers are singing and the birds are blooming – (wait…what?) – Are you feeling a little twitterpated? Can’t wait for the end of the school year? Don’t crawl over the finish line.  End a on Sprint!  Today on the Roundtable we discuss ways end the year and feel like a […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-22 | What is Failure?

Description Failure is not an outcome. It is a choice to not try again. In order to support our students in becoming lifelong, synthetic learners we must practice the language and attitudes of Growth Mindset and effective encouragement. But to get there, we must help kids understand what failure really is: opportunities to learn something […]

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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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