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Tech Talk Roundtable 07-04 | Why Google Can’t Save Us

Description Can you imagine a world without Google?  Our students just can’t even. For those of us who remember the days when you actually had to go to a library to do research, or remember how to use a card catalog or an ERIC search, we think kids these days have it so easy.  But […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 07-03 | Face to Face PD with Matt Kelsey from ACAMIS

Description In our last episode we debated the advantages of Face to Face versus Online Professional Development.  Here to continue that discussion, we are bringing in an expert or should we say tech-spert?. One who sees the value in Face to Face learning, Matt Kelsey is an Educational Technology Director and Chair of the ACAMIS […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 07-02 | How Do You Take Your PD?

Description You step up to the counter to order your Professional Development.  “Will your learning be here or take-away? Would you like a hot apple pie with that?”  On Today’s Podcast we tackle the persistent question: What is better professional development – Online or Face to Face?  Do you have an opinion? I know some […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 07-01 | Wired Differently

Description Does the institution we know as “modern education” encourage and celebrate the outliers? How do you think a young Albert Einstein, Mozart, or Nikola Tesla would do as students in your school? Would their curiosity be celebrated or scolded?  Would they be encouraged to pursue their passions, or forced to conform to the curriculum? […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 06-22 | Technology, Teamwork, and Excellence – with Rushton Hurley

Description When talking about teaching and technology, terrific teachers tell tales of transformative teamwork.  Today on the podcast we’ll talk with the talented Rushton Hurley who is back in Shanghai and joining us once again to share ways to bring excellence to our schools and classrooms. Lessons Learned Daniel – If you buy an iphone […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 06-21 | The Wheel of Awesome Topics

Description So many topics. So Little time.  On today’s show we couldn’t decide on a single topic so we’ve decided to leave it up to … fate? Chance?  Dumb luck? Rest assured no matter what topic comes up you – our loyal listener – are going to be a winner.  Join us today as we […]

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Concordia Edtech Roundtable Podcast

Tech Talk Roundtable 06-20 | Too Much of a Distraction?

Description It’s late at night.  You’ve just settled down to sleep.  Then you hear a vibration from the smartphone on your nightstand.  Can you resist the urge to check it? Smartphones and now smart watches are – or at least seem to be – an essential part of our life. We look at them frequently […]

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Concordia Edtech Roundtable Podcast

Tech Talk Roundtable 06-19 | It’s Not About the Tech, It’s About the Learning

Description Learning is all about relationships.  If this is the first time you’ve heard us say that then you are new around here. Welcome to our podcast! Today we take that mantra and apply it to Professional Development (PD) because, as educators, if we are not connecting with others we are missing out on an […]

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Concordia Edtech Roundtable Podcast

Tech Talk Roundtable 06-18 | The Pressured Child with Dr. Michael G. Thompson

Description Do you remember what it was like to be a student in grade school?  Are you getting flashbacks of Field days, recess, team sports and Mrs. Scranton’s music recorder class or…are you among the many that are breaking out in cold sweat thinking about tests, group projects, bullying and peer pressure!  Well today we […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 06-17 | Wired to the Web and Beyond – with Hall Davidson

Description Virtual Reality.  Augmented Reality.  Global Online Collaboration.  Smart Phones. Smart TV’s. Smart Watches.  Smart Cars. Artificial Intelligence. Does trying to keep up with today’s technology make your head spin?  How did we get here? What’s next? Today we bring in an expert on the technology of education past, and the digital tech that’s going […]

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