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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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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-10 | Hack-A-Thon

Description Hacking.  The term brings up all sorts of negative thoughts, right?  But hacking can also be a fantastic way to learn. On today’s podcast we bring in expert “hacker” and Concordia student Yiluo Li to share about the Hack-A-Thon she helped organize here last weekend, and explain just what hacking is and how it […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-09 | Use Technology in Math Class? Why Wouldn’t You?

Description Are pencil and paper all you need to learn math? That’s what some math teachers may tell you. But today our special guest,  mathematician and mathematics instructor here at Concordia, Kathleen Mahoney will endeavor to convince you otherwise.  Use technology in math class? Why wouldn’t you? Lessons Learned Dennis – Export BookCreator via Airdrop […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-08 | Why “Test” is Not a Four-Letter-Word

Description How can we best support our students to effectively use and remember the content and skills that we teach? Can TESTING be used not just to evaluate students, but also to promote meaningful learning? Today we put my co-host Chris Carter on the hot seat as he explains to us why TEST is not […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-07 | Don’t Tell Me, Tell the World!

Description Audience matters – especially when it comes to student writing. Digital technology makes sharing something to a global audience easier than ever before. How can teachers leverage this technology to motivate students to become better writers?  And how do we help them them express their thoughts and creativity safely? Lessons Learned Dennis – Remember […]

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