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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 #78 “The State of the Edcamp” (@DanCallahan @KristenSwanson @MBTeach)

By   /  January 1, 2013  /  TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with edcamp foundation members Dan Callahan, Kristen Swanson, and MaryBeth Hertz to discuss the past, present, and future of edcamps across the globe. [powerpress] Featured Topics The Birth of edcamp The Growth of edcamp How technology is changing the unconference edcamp’s in 2013 How does edcamp support each other? How can you […]

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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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TeacherCast App Spotlight: Cel.ly (@cellyme)

By   /  December 2, 2012  /  App Spotlight  /  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. [powerpress] 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 […]

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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: Edshelf (@edshelf)

By   /  November 12, 2012  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Edshelf founder Mike Lee and teacher Jack West to discuss how Edshelf is very quickly becoming the one stop shop for educators to research, review, and curate the best in educational technology. [powerpress]     About Edshelf edshelf helps parents and educators find the right tools for education – such as websites, […]

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TeacherCast App Spotlight: edwic (@edwic_dot_com)

By   /  November 6, 2012  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

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Jeff sits down with Angelo Chrysoulakis from Edwic to discuss how this great online tool is being used by teachers and students worldwide. [powerpress] About edwic Featured Links edwic edwic on Twitter edwic on Facebook  Featured Guests Angelo Chrysoulakis is a founder at Education With Collaboration (edwic.com) and is passionate about education and technology.  He […]

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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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