In this episode, we chat about one of the more negative aspects of technology integration. I connect with Stacey Lindes, Chris Nesi, and AJ Bianco, AKA the Podcast PD crew. We talk about the edtech pet peeves that we have. We are all guilty of doing something that others hate and that’s OK, it doesn’t make us any less of a person or educator. This list contains some things that you or your colleagues might be guilty of doing. And being that the Podcast PD crew is all based in New Jersey, what better meal to have than pork roll (or as AJ calls it, Taylor Ham). So try not to get too hungry while consuming this episode and check to see if you are guilty of some of these edtech pet peeves. Buen provecho!
Stacey is a 5th grade teacher with nearly 20 years experience in education from pre-school to high school. She is passionate about tech integration and a balance between the digital and analog world. Stacey is also the cohost of PodcastPD, a show about learning and growing with podcasts.
Christopher J. Nesi is certified in social studies and supervision and has inspired students and teachers at the K-12, and collegiate levels. Technology and its role in education are his professional passion. Mr. Nesi hosts the House of #EdTech Podcast. House of #EdTech explores how technology is changing the way teachers teach and the impact that technology is having in education. He is also the co-host of the PodcastPD Podcast. In 2015, he founded the Education Podcast Network as a way to connect with other education podcasters and to provide a place where people could easily access the best in education podcasts. In 2019, he was named one of EdTech’s 30 Must-Follow K–12 Education IT Influencers by EdTech Magazine.
AJ Bianco is a husband, father of three amazing children (2 boys and a girl), and currently is the Vice Principal of East Brook Middle School in New Jersey. When it comes to the ideal classroom, AJ is an advocate for technology tools and methodologies. He is also a major proponent for Blended Learning practices, Personalized Learning and the Flipped Classroom model to enhance student learning. AJ is an avid podcast listener, co-host of PodcastPD, and a podcast coming in early 2020! He is also a co-host of #CoffeeEDU in Bergen County, New Jersey. You can find AJ at a variety of EdCamps and Conferences throughout New Jersey and New York. AJ shares his passions for education, educational technology, and leadership through his website at http://www.ajbianco.me