Ep. 33: AIE And Chicken Wings

In this special 2 for 1 episode, I chat with Rachel Simic about the AIE Conference virtually to get some insight from AIE directly, and then with Todd Bloomer in person to discuss AIE from a presenter and participant point of view. This is great conversation about what the conference is all about, it’s roots, and where it is going in the future. Todd and I chat while eating some chicken wings together and listen to see what happens at 41:09! For more information on the AIE Conference, please click on the link above.

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Ep. 32: Meredith, #Soundtrapitis, and Food Analogies

In this episode, I sit down with Meredith Allen from Soundtrap to discuss Soundtrap for EDU and a couple of our favorite food analogies with EDU. She shares some of her ideas on how students and teachers use Soundtrap in the classroom. If you’re interested in Soundtrap for EDU, visit soundtrap.com/edu and sign up for a free 30-day trial. If your school is interesting in purchasing, please email meredith.allen@soundtrap.com for a 15% discount and don’t forget to mention that you heard it on The EdTech Bites Podcast. Make sure you connect with Meredith via social media using the links below:

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Ep. 31: Tips For Teachers and Seared Salmon

In this episode, I sit go over 3 tips for teachers now that we are back into the swing of things. I also give a couple of digital tools to help you organize your workflow, and life! Happy belated International Podcast Day and thank you to Sarah Thomas for the shoutout that day. All music in this episode was produced using Soundtrap. Check it out for yourself and tweet your thoughts using #Soundtrapitis and #EdTechBites

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Ep. 30: The Conrad Challenge Episode

In this episode, I interview Philip and Anika, two student participants in the Conrad Challenge. I met them while at the Global SEE Summit in July. These two give their insight on competing in the Conrad Challenge and also discuss the process. If you’d like to learn more about the Conrad Challenge, visit www.conradchallenge.org .

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Ep. 29: Monica, #TasksBeforeApps, and NY Pizza

In this episode, I chat virtually with Dr. Monica Burns about her latest book, Tasks Before Apps: Designing Rigorous Learning in a Tech-Rich Classroom. For those of you who do not know who Monica is or does, she’s an established edtech speaker, trainer, and author who is passionate about education and technology integration. Listen to her take on pizza vs. NY pizza as well as her tortilla preference. If you’d like to connect with Dr. Monica Burns, check out the links below:
Classtechtips.com
Twitter.com/classtechtips
Facebook.com/classtechtips
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Dr. Monica Burns’ Books:
Tasks Before Apps: Designing Rigorous Learning in a Tech-Rich Classroom
#FormativeTech: Meaningful, Sustainable, and Scalable Formative Assessment with Technology​
Taming the Wild Text: Literacy Strategies for Today’s Reader

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Ep. 28: The SMART SEE Summit And Building Your PLN

This special episode was recorded in Calgary, Canada while attending the SMART Global Summit and is all about building your PLN or in this case PLF, professional learning family. This episode is made up of four interviews with four different individuals. Two of them are employees of SMART and the other two are attendees like myself. I would like to give a huge shout out to SMART Technologies for hosting this event and the Conrad Foundation for all the work they did with us, especially the students.

Katie Novak 2:30
Gretchen Monahan 15:06
Monica Mora 26:53
Kelly Miksch 36:53

For more information on becoming a SEE, click here. Thanks again to everyone who I interviewed thanks to my new PLF from all over the world. Don’t forget to subscribe to be notified when future episodes are released. Buen Provecho!

Ep. 27: Stella, #NotAtISTE18, and Kentucky Eats

In this special episode of EdTech Bites, I sit down with Stella Pollard to discuss #NotAtISTE18, the 1 year anniversary of the podcast, as well as some Kentucky eats. Stella is a 7th grade math and science teacher in Kentucky , she is an avid listener and promoter of the podcast, and is the first to write a review of EdTech Bites on iTunes/Apple Podcast. We dive into some of the hot topics at ISTE18. We discuss presentations, panels, as well as the expo floor. She also schools us on what is going on with the Kentucky education system. In addition to this, we also talk about Kentucky eats.

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