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#17 TL4ED: A Conversation About Privacy with Steve Garton

Show Notes Steve joins me for a second time on the podcast. We catch up on where things stand with Zoom from a privacy perspective, and then talk more about how our own activities are tracked online and offline, and what ways that we can give away seemingly innocuous information that can actually aid identify thieves. Finally, we circle back to education, and what we can be doing to help… Read More »#17 TL4ED: A Conversation About Privacy with Steve Garton

#16 TL4ED: Engaging Students Through Family Story Telling with Carey Furze

Show Notes Carey and I talked about story telling, and helping students learn through stories told by family and themselves. Resources Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress by Steven Pinker CONTEXT Podcast List ItemStorytelling & Computer Science have similar processes & skill development – presentation by Beth Hamlin FamilyBookForm.com Blog – Research and Articles Free Teacher Accounts at FamilyBookForm.com – use code 3H9CYN

Goodbye to BYOD, Hello New Normal

There’s a lot of talk going on now about the “New Normal” and what will life be like after the quarantines end. Will there be an effective vaccine? And if so, when will it be widely available? What happens if we are unable to develop an effective vaccine? Or, even if we do, will K12 schooling be forever changed as we all reconsider what it means to be prepared for a… Read More »Goodbye to BYOD, Hello New Normal

Rethinking Tech Support For The COVID19 Quarantine

#15 TL4Ed: Rethinking Tech Support For The COVID19 Quarantine-Guests Jim Morrill and Andy Wallace

Show Notes Jim and Andy share their experiences and challenges shifting their tech support practices to accommodate the COVID 19 quarantines. I also missed a question that was submitted because Jim answered it in text before I saw it! Sorry Glynis! Resources Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Crimetown Podcast Maine Education Matters with Matt.& Matt Impero Software Description For 19 years, Maine’s schools have had 1:1 programs, and students… Read More »#15 TL4Ed: Rethinking Tech Support For The COVID19 Quarantine-Guests Jim Morrill and Andy Wallace

Blended 5.0

Years ago at the start of the Maine Learning Technology Initiative, we made a conscious decision to push too hard on the “adoption” of digital textbooks. It was 2002, and digital content was not readily available. Further, the Internet was not what it is today. Streaming video was not available. Many people were still accessing the Internet via a telephone modem. Web 2.0 and the existence of web-based Learning Management… Read More »Blended 5.0

#13 TL4Ed: Supporting Teachers With Free Tools – Guest – Richard Byrne

Show Notes Richard and I had a fun conversations about how he determines what he considers free, and what tools teachers are looking for most today. He shares his thoughts on innovation in the free tool space, and talks about what’s coming next for his blog! Description With the sudden shift to remote learning, teachers are searching for tools to support student learning and remote instruction. Richard Byrne (@rmbyrne) of Free… Read More »#13 TL4Ed: Supporting Teachers With Free Tools – Guest – Richard Byrne

TL4Ed Live! with Ruben Puentedura

#14 TL4Ed-PT3 Considerations for Remote Learning Through The Lens of SAMR and the EdTech Quintet — Guest Dr. Ruben Puentedura

Show Notes In part three of this three part interview, Ruben fields more questions from listeners including his thoughts about assessment and emergency remote learning, the interaction of the TPACK model and SAMR, and his thoughts about the future of education, in general, as a result of the COVID19 challenges. Description Dr. Ruben Puentedura (@rubenrp) joins us on the TL4Ed podcast! Remote Learning has unexpectedly altered everyone’s classroom plans. For… Read More »#14 TL4Ed-PT3 Considerations for Remote Learning Through The Lens of SAMR and the EdTech Quintet — Guest Dr. Ruben Puentedura

TL4Ed Live! with Ruben Puentedura

#14 TL4Ed-PT2 Considerations for Remote Learning Through The Lens of SAMR and the EdTech Quintet — Guest Dr. Ruben Puentedura

Show Notes In part two of this three part interview, Ruben takes questions from listeners. He addresses SAMR and the EdTech Quintet and lesson planning in light of the COVID19 quarantine as well as how to consider use of an LMS through the lens of SAMR. Description Dr. Ruben Puentedura (@rubenrp) joins us on the TL4Ed podcast! Remote Learning has unexpectedly altered everyone’s classroom plans. For many teachers, this has… Read More »#14 TL4Ed-PT2 Considerations for Remote Learning Through The Lens of SAMR and the EdTech Quintet — Guest Dr. Ruben Puentedura

TL4Ed Live! with Ruben Puentedura

#14 TL4Ed-PT1 Considerations for Remote Learning Through The Lens of SAMR and the EdTech Quintet — Guest Dr. Ruben Puentedura

Show Notes In part one of this three part interview, Ruben and I talked about the EdTech Quintet, its origins and application. Ruben also shares a simple workflow for how to use SAMR and the EdTech Quintet in coordination to help you develop lessons. Description Dr. Ruben Puentedura (@rubenrp) joins us on the TL4Ed podcast! Remote Learning has unexpectedly altered everyone’s classroom plans. For many teachers, this has meant an… Read More »#14 TL4Ed-PT1 Considerations for Remote Learning Through The Lens of SAMR and the EdTech Quintet — Guest Dr. Ruben Puentedura

#12b TL4Ed-PT2: Elementary Science Learning At Home – Guest: Beth Heidemann

Show notes This is part two of my conversation with Beth Heidemann. In this part of our conversation, Beth takes questions from the audience including how to engage young learners, and what’s the most important thing to teach young learners. Show notes Teaching elementary-aged learners science and designing engaging and hands-on learning activities to help our young learners explore the world around them can be a challenging task for even… Read More »#12b TL4Ed-PT2: Elementary Science Learning At Home – Guest: Beth Heidemann