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EDTech Talk Round Table 33 | Teach Me To Be Creative

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their edtech tips. Articles of the Week Creativity Becomes an Academic Discipline – NYTimes.com nytimes.com Yes, creativity can been improved with training and opportunity. 1 | 8 Unexpected Ways Technology Will Change The World By 2020 | Co.Exist | ideas impact fastcoexist.com David Thornburg on the Evolving […]

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EDTech Talk Round Table 32 | My iPad Has Lava Lamps

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their edtech tips. Articles of the Week 20 Warning Signs That you are Behind the Times with Instructional Uses of Technology emergingedtech.com Worried That You’re Not in Touch with Today’s Technological Tools in the Classroom? Do some of These Describe you? Okay, so some of these are […]

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EDTech Talk Round Table 31 | Game the System

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their edtech tips.   Articles of the Week Age of Distraction: Why It’s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus | MindShift Digital classroom tools like computers, tablets and smartphones offer exciting opportunities to deepen learning through creativity, collaboration and connection, but those very devices can also […]

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EDTech Talk Round Table 30 | Marshmallows Determine Your Future

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their edtech tips. Articles of the Week How I Went From 1,000 Emails to Inbox Zero (and Stayed There) with Mailstrom lifehacker.comInbox zero: it’s the impossible dream that gets further and further away as you let your emails pile up, but you don’t have to get stuck […]

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Tech Talk Round Table 29 | 10 Technology Quotes and Bouncing Balls

Chris, Jamie and Michael tackle 10 exciting quotes and offer up their usual tech tips of the week. 10 Tech Quotes Worth Talking About “Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is most important.” – Bill Gates “There can be infinite uses of the computer and of new age technology, but […]

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Tech Talk Round Table 28 | URine Trouble!

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the Week Monitoring students Fantastic conversation starter. — Just as parents are grappling with how to keep their kids safe on social media, schools are increasingly confronting a controversial question: Should they do more to monitor students’ online interactions off-campus to protect them […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 27 | 21 Ways You Are Obsolete

Chris, Jamie and Michael focus, relentlessly, on just one article this week. Articles of the Week 21 Things That Will Become Obsolete in Education by 2020 – THE DAILY RIFF – Be Smarter. About Education. Last night I read and posted the clip on “21 Things That Became Obsolete in the Last Decade.” Well, just for kicks, I put […]

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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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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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