Tech Talk Roundtable 05-22 | Developing a Maker Culture – The Importance of Empathy

Description Are you a Maker? Do you have a MakerSpace at your school?  What distinguishes your Maker Program from just “Arts & Crafts”?  Today our special guest, Concordia’s own Elementary STEM Coach, Ryan Maney will join us to share his thoughts on the importance of empathy in developing a maker culture at your school. Lessons […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 05-21 | Oldies But Goodies

Description If you’re here hoping to learn about the newest coolest new app – stop listening, because today we’re going to take a look back at some tried and true apps and tools you might have forgotten about.  Sure they may have lost that new app smell, but these are still some solid tools for […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 05-20 | Applied Learning Part 3 – with Jared Maisel

Description As you remember from last week’s podcast we spoke to our Third Culture Coffee students  who shared their Applied Learning experience. Today we shift our focus from coffee to cardio-vascular – Applied Anatomy and Physiology as we welcome certified Athletic Trainer Jared Maizel from our Sports Medicine program with another amazing example of how […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 05-19 | Applied Learning Part 2 – Third Culture Coffee

Description Applied Learning sounds intriguing in concept, but what does it look like on the ground? … brass tacks? Is it applicable to the classroom, really? Well, today we talk with students of Concordia’s Social Entrepreneurship Applied Learning class. These students run a business, from product development and design, to financials, to marketing. And to […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 05-18 | Tools for Language Learning – with Ying Shen

Description We are speaking to you today in English – like we always do – but do you know what the most common language in the world is?  It’s Mandarin.  And since we are here in China we figured it’s about time we speak with one of our amazing Concordia Mandarin teachers. Ying Shen will […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 05-17 | Applied Learning – What’s it All About?

Description Forget the three “Rs”. They are so old school. Today we are talking about Applied Learning. Our Special Guest today is Concordia’s own Anne Love, and Ann will be taking us through the Applied Learning revolution that appears to be sweeping the international school scene. Lessons Learned Dennis – Windows 10 “secret” Screen Recorder. […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 05-16 | Mastery Learning Transcript – with Ben Rein

Description Today we really show off our skills … or lack thereof. We know that skills assessment and a focus on skills develop abilities in students that transcend their academic experience and translates into lifelong, career success. So why not make that process of skill development overt in all that we do, from classroom assessment […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 05-15 | What Do You Do When There’s Not An App For That?

Description What Do You Do When There’s Not An App For That?  You roll up your sleeves and create it.  That’s what our Concordia students did for our upcoming Model United Nations/Global Issues Network event. And today they are here to talk about their experiences in creating an app and share how you can help […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 05-14 | Fighting Technology Fear

Description Fear of technology is real.  It is probably the #1 obstacle in getting technology integrated in our classrooms or even our personal life. If we techie types ignore these fears or trivialize them we risk losing trust and damaging relationships – and we all know learning is all about relationships.  On today’s show we […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 05-13 | 3rd Annual Christmas Tech-Tacular

Description Twas the Podcast before Christmas and here in Shanghai, The teachers and students were all going to try, To do what they must do for the last days of school Prior to jetting off to celebrate Yule! So today on the show we’ll talk tech and apps Before we too settle down for our […]

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