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“Bookry” | TeacherCast App Spotlight (@TheBookry)

By   /  June 16, 2013  /  App Spotlight, Free Technology  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Rhys Jones from Bookry to discuss how educators are using iBooksAuthor to create amazing textbooks for their students with the help of Bookry Widgets. About Bookry is a complimentary service for iBooks Author that lets you add amazing widgets to your iBooks and interact with readers. Bookry is quick to join, easy […]

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Using iBooks Author and iTunes University in YOUR School | TeacherCast Podcast #91 (@theipodteacher)

By   /  May 24, 2013  /  Free Technology, iTunes University, TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with @TheiPodTeacher Jon Smith to learn how his school district is using iBook Author and iTunes University to engage teachers and students around the world. About iTunes University Click here for iTunes Univ Homepage About iBooks Author Click to Download iBook Author   Featured Guest Jon Smith is the technology resource teacher […]

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Web 2.0 Smackdown | #TechEducator Podcast #15

By   /  May 20, 2013  /  Apps, Free Technology, Tech Educator Podcast, Technology in the Classroom, Web Tools  /  No Comments

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  Welcome to the 15th  episode of the Tech Educator Podcast hosted by Jeff Bradbury, Sam Patterson, Jeff Herb and Jon Samuelson.  The Tech Educator Podcast is a weekly round table discussion about current topics in educational technology.  For more information, please visit www.techeducatorpodcast.com. Many great ways to participate in the TechEducator Podcast. Follow us […]

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TeacherCast Podcast #81 “The Ever Changing World of EBooks” (@Mackin_Talk)

By   /  January 21, 2013  /  Digital Learning, Free Technology, Teacher Roundable, TeacherCast Podcast, Technology  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Randal Heise to discuss how Mackin is changing the way educators across the world are using ebooks in their classrooms thanks to MackinVIA. About MackinVIA For close to 30 years, Mackin Educational Resources has provided library/classroom materials for grades PK-12. Working with over 18,000 publishers and a database of more than […]

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TeacherCast App Spotlight: Portfoliyo (@portfoliyo)

By   /  December 20, 2012  /  App Spotlight, Communication Tools, Free Technology, Instant Feedback, Web Tools  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with educator and app developer Harsh Patel to discuss how his free parent communication tool Portfoliyo is being used to keep parents inside the educational conversation. About Portfoliyo Teachers face pressure to “Increase Family Involvement”, do more “Project Based Learning”, make “Data Driven Decisions”,  “Differentiate” for students, and “Integrate Technology” in their […]

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TeacherCast App Spotlight: Cel.ly (@cellyme)

By   /  December 2, 2012  /  App Spotlight, Free Technology, Social Media  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Darek Teller and Greg Passmore to discuss how Cel.ly is revolutionizing the way that students and teachers safely communicate with each other through their mobile devices. About Cel.ly With Celly you can create mobile social networks instantly. Family, friends, neighbors, classmates, and coworkers, can organize both public and private messaging groups into secure Twitter-like networks called […]

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App Spotlight: Socrative (@socrative)

By   /  August 3, 2012  /  App Spotlight, BYOD, Free Technology, Web Tools  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Michael West to discuss how the student response app Socrative is being used in schools and universities today.       Featured Links Socrative Socrative on Twitter Socrative on Facebook Featured Guest Michael West is a co-founder and CTO of Socrative. Previously, Michael founded Preazy Prep, an online test-preparation company focusing […]

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App Spotlight: Remind101 (@remind101)

By   /  July 23, 2012  /  App Spotlight, BYOD, Free Technology  /  1 Comment

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Jeff sits down with Brett Kopf of Remind101 to discuss how teachers and students are using cell phones and text messaging to keep better organized in their classes. Remind101 from remind101 on Vimeo. Links of Interest Remind101 Remind101 Mobile app on iTunes About Remind101 Learn more about Remind101 Featured Guest Brett Kopf is the cofounder […]

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TeacherCast Podcast 58 “Skype and Google Hangouts in the Classroom” (@wkrakower @plnaugle @ncarroll24 @powell4thgrade)

By   /  July 20, 2012  /  Free Technology, Teacher Roundable, TeacherCast Podcast, Video Conferencing, Web Tools  /  1 Comment

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Jeff sits down with Bill Krakower, Nancy Carrol, Paula Naugle, and Kim Powell to discuss the power of using Skype and Google Hangouts in their classrooms.           Featured Topics: Skype in the Classroom Skyping projects in the classroom Mystery Skype Great teachers to Skype with Google Hangouts in the Classroom The […]

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App Spotlight: ClassConnect (@ClassConnectInc)

By   /  July 19, 2012  /  App Spotlight, Free Technology, Web Tools  /  1 Comment

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Jeff sits down with Eric Simons and Jordan Hamel to discuss how Class Connect is being used to help connect educators across the world.       Featured Topics Class Connect and the how it is helping teachers Eric living at AOL for a month and getting caught The evolution of Class Connect from Eric […]

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