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TeacherCast Podcast #77 “The World has Changed… Now What?” @iSchoolLeader @drgentile_mps @PatrickMLarkin @NikhilGoya_L

By   /  December 26, 2012  /  TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Dr. David Gentile, Steve Engravalle Patrick Larkin and Nikhil Goyal to discuss school district and community reactions to the tragedy in Newtown Ct. [powerpress] Links of Interest Dr. Gentile’s Blog Article: “Armed Guards?” Nikhil’s Blog Featured Guests Dr. David N. Gentile is currently serving in a leadership position as the Superintendent […]

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Gamification= Critical thinking by @LearningsLiving

By   /  November 27, 2012  /  Writers  /  No Comments

When I looked at bringing badges into my class I thought about how can badges be used to open a discussion of goals and assessment.  From the reading I have done it seems like at their best, badges improve student engagement by allowing them to act like the stakeholders they are.  I brought my students into the […]

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TeacherCast App Spotlight: Voki (@officialvoki)

By   /  November 17, 2012  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Eva Diep from Voki to discuss how teachers are using this realistic 3D PhotoFace Technology in their classrooms. [powerpress] About Voki Oddcast is a New York City based company founded in 1999 by Adi Sideman. Oddcast has powered many of the web’s biggest hits, including Ford’s Theme Song-a-tron, Careerbuilder’s Monk- e-Mail, Tide’s Talking […]

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TeacherCast App Spotlight: PhraseExpander (@PhraseExpander)

By   /  November 11, 2012  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Andrea Nagar from Nagarsoft to discuss their productivity app PhraseExpander and how it’s helping teachers and students become better writers. [powerpress] About Phrase Expander About Nagarsoft Founded in 2006, Nagarsoft focuses on creating easy-to-use tools to streamline the daily work-flow in a smart and efficient fashion. Video App Spotlight Links of […]

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TeacherCast Podcast #72 “Edcamp’s: What Can We Learn?” (@wandamcclure @atlteacher @nikkidrobertson @catflippen)

By   /  October 30, 2012  /  TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with the team from Edcamp Atlanta to discuss their great unconference and share some of the things they learned after holding their first unconference. [powerpress] Featured Topics Organizing EdcampATl Finding the perfect team members Budgeting for an Edcamp Creating the EdcampAtl App Food! Session Topics Ticketing and Registration Promoting Edcamp Atl on […]

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TeacherCast App Spotlight: instaGrok (@instaGrok @AndrewBender)

By   /  October 29, 2012  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Kirill Kireyev and Andrew Bender to discuss how instaGrok is being used by teachers and students to make research, learning and content sharing simple and fun for all. [powerpress] About instaGrok Our mission is to make it incredibly simple to research, learn, and share information. Users explore graphical concept maps that show how ideas […]

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Purchasing an iPad mini….. you might want to read this first…..by @JeffBradbury

By   /  October 25, 2012  /  Educator Blogs, Jeff Bradbury  /  No Comments

On October 23, the world gathered together to witness the unveiling of the brand new iPad 4th Generation as well as the brand new iPad Mini.  These sleek innovative products are in no doubt going to revolutionize the way that teachers engage their students and with the smaller price tag encourage even more institutions to […]

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TeacherCast Podcast #34 “Free Tech for Teachers” (@ron_peck @rmbryne)

By   /  May 29, 2012  /  TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

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TeacherCast welcomes Social Studies teacher Ron Peck and Richard Bryne on the show to talk about EdCAmpSS, SSChat, and FreeTech4Teachers.com. [powerpress]     Topics Covered: Using Social Media in the classroom (twitter, FB, G+, blogs, etc) How to successfully manage your classroom while implementing technology Expanding your PLN Free Tech for Teachers The Death of […]

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TeacherCast Podcast #32 “KidBlog.org” (@kidblogdotorg, @DanFlies, @ShiraLeibowitz)

By   /  May 29, 2012  /  TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with the creators of KidBlog.org to talk about their amazing FREE classroom blogging platform. [powerpress]     Topics Covered: Blogging What is KidBlog? What can KidBlog do for the classroom student/teacher? How does KidBlog work? What are the great features of KidBlog? How/Why is KidBlog the safest way to blog on the […]

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TeacherCast Podcast #11 “AdministratorCast 2.0″ (@principalj @PatrickMLarkin)

By   /  May 19, 2012  /  TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Patrick Larkin from Burlington High School and Jessica Johnson to discuss how they use iPads and technology in their schools. [powerpress]   Topics Covered: Starting the school year off with a bang… How to prepare for the new semester What are todays expectations for our students? Graduates? Teachers? Schools? Administrators? Using […]

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