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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-06 | Building a School in the Cloud

Description Want to provide your students with a 1:1 digital learning experience? The Infrastructure and implementation costs alone can be staggering. BUT do they HAVE to be? Today we are joined by David Elliott, the technology director at our sister school, Concordia Hanoi as he shares a model for Digital Schools that is affordable, replicable, […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 04-03 | SMS – Student Led Experiential Learning

Description What happens when you not only give students filled with curiosity ownership of their own learning, but you also resource them with state of the art equipment and digital tools? Prepare to be blown away as Concordia’s Digital Literacy Coach Eric Johnston shares what his amazing students are doing and explains why, here at […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 03-23 | Breakout a New Learning Experience

Ever want to escape from everyday learning? Breakout and let your students expereince something new, engaging, and exciting. Today Mark Hammons, from BreakoutEDU, shares how you can bring the “escape room” experience into your classroom. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Like this:Like Loading…

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Tech Talk Roundtable 03-16 | Maker Spaces – Part 1

In this episode we are joined by Karie Huttner, K-5 Educational Technology Coordinator and Math Resource Teacher from Verona Area School District in Wisconsin. Karie will share her story of how she got into “making” and discuss some of the joys and challenges she’s experienced. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | […]

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Interview 51 | HSTRY

Thomas Ketchell, 26 years old, was born in St. Leonards-On-Sea (UK) but grew up in France and Belgium. After working in Australia for a year, he went on to clinch his BA in History & Chinese Studies. His desire to help the environment brought him to East Africa in 2010 where he built biogas systems. […]

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Interview 50 | Discussion Recorder

Justin Volzer, a high school student from Calhoun, Georgia, has recently released an educational software product . Discussion Recorder was designed to help teachers at his and other schools during Harkness discussions in the classroom. Justin also works in the family’s technology business. He volunteers much of his time to technology projects in his school […]

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Interview 49 | Archeology Student Digs Up Her Thoughts On Technology In THe Field … Literally

Gwen Macchione, Archeology Student at University of Edinburgh  Chris Carter interviews Gwen Macchione, student of archeology at the University of Edinburgh. Gwen reveals that, sometimes, the best technology tool is the oldest one. From ground penetrating radar to trowels and toothbrushes, Gwen Macchione takes us into the world of the archeology student as she reveals […]

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Interview 48 | Caroline Hu Flexer Tells Us All About The Amazing Apps Created By Duck Duck Moose

Today I talk with Caroline Hu Flexer CEO and Co-founder of Duck Duck Moose.  Duck Duck Moose designs and builds educational apps for kids.  Their company designs apps that are built with the creativity and out of the box thinking that we want to inspire in our students.  These apps are tested by kids and […]

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Interview 47 | Sam Woodard of MathChat and The Future of Mobile Apps

Overview Today I talk with Sam Woodard the CEO and CoFounder of MathChat. Recently my interest in mobile apps and how students access them as been on the rise.  As Sam points out, smartphone penetration in the USA is at 90% and it does not appear to be on the decline anytime soon. I took […]

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Interivew 46 | iTalki Brings Personalized Language Learning to Your Laptop

Today I talk with Kevin Chen, the co founder of   italki.   We discuss iTalki and how it is a community marketplace that connects learners and teachers around the world for online language lessons. If you wanted to learn Chinese, for example, you could find a teacher from China to teach you 1-on-1 through Skype. […]

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