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Interview 19 | Kathy Gordon and The Flipped Classroom

  Michael Boll talks with Kathy Gordon about flipping the classroom.   Kathy is a Math Teacher at Concordia International School Shanghai. Kathy has been flipping her High School Math class for a couple of years and is enjoying the benefits of it.  She find it is a great opportunity for her and her students. […]

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Tech Talk Round Table 12 | Anti Social Media

  Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the week http://www.edutopia.org/blog/4th-graders-achieving-world-peace-homa-tavangar Education Week: The New Ed-Tech Leader Models by Digital Example According to this article, the only way to get teachers and staff to move forward with technology is to model by example. If you show how it’s done, people will […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 11 | Are iPads Killing Creativity?

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the week Beware the rise of the robo-grader | Marketplace.org EdX, the nonprofit collaboration between Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is about to launch a new free Internet service that uses artificial intelligence to grade student essays without any input from […]

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Interview 18 | John B. Macchione III of George Washington University

Chris Carter interviews John B. Macchione III, a senior at George Washington U.  John has built an impressive web presence, understanding the importance of maintaining a consistent, positive message on the web. For years he has paid careful attention to the potential benefits and pitfalls of social media, and shares his insights with us. Podcast: […]

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Interview 17 | Greg O’Connor of Spectronics

Michael Boll talks with Greg O’ Connor of Spectronics Inclusive Learning Technologies From their website: Spectronics was founded in Brisbane in 1985 by Michael O’Leary, Managing Director of Spectronics. At the time, Michael was working as an occupational therapist, applying technology options to assist people with cerebral palsy and spinal cord injury to achieve their goals. […]

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Interview 16 | Michael Furdyk of TakingITGlobal

Jamie Willet and Michael Boll talk with Michael Furdyk of TakingITGlobal. From their website: TakingITGlobal’s mission is to empower youth to understand and act on the world’s greatest challenges. We use the power of online community to facilitate global education, social entrepreneurship, and civic engagement for millions of youth worldwide. Founded in 1999, our award-winning www.tigweb.org […]

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Interview 15 | Peter Stein of TeachBoost.com

Michael Boll talks with Peter Stein of TeachBoost.com  From their website:We want to help make better educators, and we want to make the teacher evaluation process as collaborative and as helpful as it should be. TeachBoost provides one simple online interface to manage classroom observations and teacher evaluations, and it works out of the box regardless […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 10 | Have You Heard of Email?

  Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the week Bringing Down Walls (Literally) to Foster Classroom Collaboration Design consultant Kate Mraw has been working on the layout to support collaborative learning at The Academy, a 320-student public charter high school for foster teens being established by the Orangewood Children’s Foundation […]

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Teck Talk Roundtable 09 | Why Do Your Eyeglass Have a Camera?

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the week 13 Good Chrome Extensions and Apps for Students and Teachers Teens and Technology 2013 “The nature of teens’ internet use has transformed dramatically — from stationary connections tied to shared desktops in the home to always-on connections that move with them […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 08 | Social Media Palooza

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the week How Students Benefit From Using Social Media – Edudemic A lot of criticism has been leveled at social media and the effect it has on the way students process and retain information, as well as how distracting it can be. However, […]

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