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TechTalk Roundtable 26 | Five Things I Learned With Our iPad Rollout

Chris, Jamie and Michael devote this show to iPad rollouts. A departure from our usual article driven discussion. Concordia rolled out iPads to all grade five and six students. Overall, I think we did a pretty good job.  Of course, I was part of the rollout, so I may be floating my own boat.  I did, however, learn some great […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 25 | This Is Your Brain on Tech…Ubooly

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips Articles of the Week Google Employees Confess The Worst Things About Google – Business Insider A job at Google. It’s career heaven, right? How could a gig at the biggest, most ambitious tech company on the planet possibly be bad? Well, take a look at […]

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Interview 26 | Jennifer Sparrow Executive Director of Teaching and Learning at Singapore American School

Michael Boll talks with Jennifer Sparrow,  Executive Director of Teaching and Learning at Singapore American School. Previously, Jennifer was the Director of Assessment and Educational Data which spurred my interest in talking with her.  Data, especially big data, is more easily attained than ever before.  But are we really using it in schools to inform our instruction? […]

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Interview 25 | Colin Gallager of the Minechat Video Cast

Michael Boll talks with Colin Gallagher about his Minechat video cast.  Colin co-hosts this video cast on YouTube here. As you know, Minecraft is incredibly popular today.  I work in the Middle School and nearly every boy is playing Minecraft.  Often his parents and teachers see it as something less than positive that interferes with […]

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TechTalk Roundtable 24 | Facebook Knows Who Your SiGo is!

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips Articles of the Week Facebook Data Scientists Know Who Your Lover Is – Rebecca J. Rosen – The Atlantic novel method of network analysis will help researchers identify your significant other, even if you decline to post that information online. Jonathan Harris Please watch this. […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 23 | Brush Your eTeeth When Using eSuites

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the Week 9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning The label of “21st Century learning” is vague… Some educators seek out the ideal of a 21st century learning environment constantly, while others prefer that we lose the phrase altogether, insisting that learning hasn’t changed, […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 22 | Heaven of Heck

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the Week Begin – Your Daily To-Do List I got it free through AppsGoneFree, and I love it! 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology I aspire to these seven characteristics. Science Funder Jeffrey Epstein Launches Radical Emotional Software For The […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 21 | An Ostrich Pillow For All My Friends

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the Week Keyboarding Skills and the Common Core | Teaching the Core Did you know that anchor standard W.CCR.6 contains keyboarding expectations for grades 3-6? Here, I discuss what those expectations might mean for you. Exactly What The Common Core Standards Say About […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 20 | My Students Were Not Injured

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the Week http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/08/29/five-bad-education-assumptions-the-media-keeps-recycling/ As a teacher at a school that often out-Exeters Exeter, I agree with this article’s assertion. The surface treatment of educational issues and the recycling of tired assumptions that assume the power of common wisdom sabotage actual, substantive discussions. Please […]

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Interview 24 | Caleb Reed, Reflecting on the Future for Recent College Graduates

Michael Boll has a talk with Caleb Reed a recent graduate of Georgetown University. We have a wide ranging discussion about his future plans and reflect on the future of today’s students as they move into the workforce. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Like this:Like Loading…

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