In this episode, I’m joined by Charlotte Dolat to answer the questions we all go through this time of year, “State testing is over….now what?!”. We both give some great ideas on what you can do after testing that are meaningful and integrate technology. We also hear what her BBQ and tortilla preferences are. Enjoy! Buen Provecho!
Charlotte Dolat, is an Instructional Coach in San Antonio, Texas. A lifelong educator, Charlotte has worked with students, teachers and admin for 26 years. She has experience in offering professional development, technology integration, and differentiated instruction. She is passionate about helping educators transform their teaching to reach more students in a high-leverage way as well as building teacher leadership capacity. Charlotte is excited and honored to be the 2020 TCEA Convention Chair.
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In this episode, I’m joined by Jeff Bradbury to discuss Teachercast, Jeff’s site and podcast all for tech coaches. We’re both going to be in Philly for ISTE 2019 so he also lets us know where to get the best Cheesesteaks. Buen provecho!
Jeffrey Bradbury, author of Kidblog: An Introduction to Blogging With Your Students, is the creator of TeacherCast.net, TeacherCast University, and Educational Podcasting Today. He is an ASCD Emerging Leader, Google for Education Certified Innovator, Google for Education Trainer, PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator, Microsoft Innovative Educator, Microsoft Surface Expert, speaker, writer, podcaster, broadcaster, consultant, and educational media specialist. He is currently the Coordinator for Technology Integration and Instructional Technology Coach for a K-12 Regional School District in New Jersey. In 2012, Jeff was recognized as one of top 50 educators using social media at the first ever Bammy Awards and has been nominated three times in the category of Innovator of the Year. Jeff has provided Keynote speeches for the Pearson Authentic Learning Conference, EdTechNJ, and most recently at Columbia University’s Teacher College and Podcast Mid-Atlantic conference. Jeff earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from West Chester University in Pennsylvania. In his free time, Jeff enjoys teaching, web design, broadcasting, playing viola and violin, conducting, and spending time with his wife Jennifer and their five-year-old triplets.
In this third installment of a four part series named, “Getting Ready For Testing”, I chat with Wes Ryan all about digital learning menus. We park it at Taza Coffee House in San Antonio, set up shop outside, and record while taking advantage of the perfect weather. He’s got a lot to say about learning menus including how to get started. So tune in to see how to give your students more choice and autonomy in your class with learning menus.
Also, check out The EdTech Bites Podcast on Synth to see what they’re doing with podcasts. You can now listen to the show in 264 second chunks. Buen Provecho!
This is part 2 of a 4 part series, “Getting Ready For Testing”. In this episode, I chat with Lauren Snyder to discuss Digital Breakouts and or course, corn tortillas! We discuss what a digital breakout is, how to get started on one, and the pedagogy behind them. Tune in and check it out for yourself! Buen Provecho!
Lauren works as an Instructional Technology Specialist in NEISD and is passionate about breaking down barriers and crushing norms in education. She is married and has two small children (HELP) and in her free time (haha) she enjoys pretending she’s an international musical sensation. You’re welcome.
In this part 1 of a 4 part series titled “Getting Ready For Testing Season”, I’m joined by Brad Cloud to discuss, flipping the classroom. We do this while we chow down on some Mexican Food at Alamo Cafe here in San Antonio. Check this out to hear how you can flip your classroom to get your students ready for high-stakes testing. Buen Provecho!
Brad has been involved with Texas public education since 1993. He has taught in varying capacities on the elementary, middle and high school levels. He currently coordinates instructional technology as well as library services for South San Antonio ISD in San Antonio, Texas.
In this episode, I chat with Dr. Sam Fecich to discuss must have apps for pre-service teachers. In addition, Sam tells us about one of her favorite family restaurants. This is a must-listen for pre-service teachers to have ready to go for day 1 in the classroom. Check it out and don’t forget to subscribe!
In this episode, I’m joined by two good friends, Chad and Jordan. We discuss our big takeaways from TCEA as well as our favorite show, The Office. It’s both insightful and silly. Check it out and make sure to follow both of them on Twitter. Buen Provecho!