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TeacherCast App Spotlight: “MentorMob” (@MentorMob @MMVincanity)

By   /  February 3, 2013  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Vince Leung from MentorMob to discuss how teachers and students can take advantage of there Peer-to-Peer learning platform. [powerpress] About MentorMob MentorMob is an internet startup whose vision is to make education free for the entire world within the next 4 years. Founded by two Chicagoans with startup experience in the […]

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TeacherCast App Spotlight: Kickboard (@Kickboardapp)

By   /  January 21, 2013  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Jennifer Medbery to discuss how Kickboard is helping to positively transform the behavior of students across the world and help teachers provide better learning environments in their classrooms. [powerpress] About Kickboard Kickboard was created by educators, for educators. CEO Jennifer Medberyfounded the company after spending three years in the classroom where she noticed […]

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TeacherCast Podcast #79 “Student Literacy and Social Media” @TeachThought @tysonkimberly

By   /  January 13, 2013  /  TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Terry Hieck and Kimberly Tyson to talk about student literacy and how we can help our children navigate through the 21st century. [powerpress] Connected Learning: ‘PLAY’ from DML Research Hub on Vimeo. About Teach Thought TeachThought’s mantra is simple: learn better. Our mission is modest enough–to create a modern enlightenment that results […]

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TeacherCast Podcast #74 “Student Voice” (@ZakMal @npkakarla @adilmajid)

By   /  December 9, 2012  /  TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Zak Malamed, Nikila Karala and Adil Majid from Student Voice to discuss why it is important to include students in the educational reform process. [powerpress] Featured Topics Students finding a voice in this world What has High School done to prepare students for college The importance of Social Media for Young […]

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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 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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App Spotlight: Family Road Games (@NJTechTeacher)

By   /  September 18, 2012  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with 15 year old Stephen Oro to discuss his budding career as an app developer.  Stephen is the creator of iPeters and Family Road Games.  We discuss how his apps are changing his school environment and bring teachers and students together. [powerpress]         Links of Interest Steven Oro homepage […]

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TeacherCast Podcast #49 “The MaestroCast”

By   /  June 9, 2012  /  Educator Spotlight, TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Gabriel Gordon from the Albuquerque Youth Symphony to discuss his role as the Music Director of a very large and mobile youth organization. [powerpress]   Topics Covered: History of the Albuquerque Youth Symphony What is happening currently at the AYS What does the AYS offer its student musicians How does a […]

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TeacherCast Podcast #36 “Digital Student Creations” (@camstevens76 @brentcoley @dgoble2001)

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

Defying Gravity Motivational Poster

TeacherCast welcomes Brent Coley, Don Goble and Cameron Stevens on the show to talk about Apple Distinguished Educators, iBook Author and much more. [powerpress]     Topics Covered: Student Blogging Classroom Tech Student Podcasting Apple Stuff Class websites Websites and Apps Discussed: CloudOn Microsoft Office on your iPad Explain Everything App Don Goble – Broadcast […]

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