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Tech Talk Roundtable 07-10 | Robotics (Part 1)

Description (domo arigato Mr. Roboto) That’s right we’re talking about the rock band Styx … well, not really. But we are talking about … wait for it … robots! Not really the “Klaatu barada nikto” Gort-style robots of The Day The Earth Stood Still fame, but the less earth-threatening kind. You know, the kind that […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 07-09 | Student Engagement – The Good, The Bad, and the OMG!

Description On today’s podcast we’re talking about STUDENT engagement.  What does that mean? Are you paying attention? We hope you are! We also hope that you give us some of your attention as we look at the topic of engagement from three different perspectives. Lessons Learned Chris – Sometimes your dog really does eat your […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 07-08 | History of the Internet

Description Happy Birthday Internet! Or maybe it we should say Happy Birthday ARPAnet.  50 years ago this week the first data transmission was sent from room 3420 at UCLA’s Boelter Hall to another computer at the Stanford Research Institute.  It was the beginning of the ARPAnet which laid the groundwork for what we now know […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 07-07 | Make IT Happen – LIVE from ACAMIS Tech Conference

Description Hey! Did you ever think we would be asked back to Podcast LIVE at another ACAMIS Tech Conference? I didn’t. Well, Despite their better judgement, we are MAKING IT HAPPEN live, here, at the home of our podcast – Concordia International School Shanghai.  We’ve got a LIVE and lively audience and some amazing guests […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 07-06 | Technology and the 4 C’s with Ralph Emmerink

Description One if by land, two if by sea, and three if by dirigible … Just in case you haven’t heard, the ACAMIS Tech Conference is coming! (We might have mentioned it once or twice) In fact, it’s just around the corner.  Today on the podcast we’re going to give a little preview of just […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 07-05 | Shadow IT

Description Picture this: it’s the middle of the night and you are thinking about how to make tomorrow’s lesson more engaging.  You turn to the internet and search through endless lesson ideas and you find that perfect gem, that perfect idea. All you need to do is download  a new application that can be downloaded […]

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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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