Ep. 39: Sam And Apps For Pre-Service Teachers

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!


Ep. 38: Chad, Jordan, TCEA, And The Office

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!


Ep. 37: Heather, Seesaw, and Raising Cane’s

In this episode, I sit down with Heather Miller to chat the ups and downs of Seesaw while chowing down on some delicious fried chicken from Raising Cane’s. There were more ups than downs when it came to Seesaw so….the ups of Seesaw? Heather is well versed in both the free version as well as the premium Seesaw for Schools so she schools us in the ways of the force. Please make sure you subscribe, leave a review, and tell a friend. Buen provecho!


Ep. 36: JD And Makerspaces

In this part 2 of a special 2 part FETC presenter series, I chat with JD Ferries-Rowe to discuss how Makerspaces are bringing creativity back into the classroom. He’s well versed in the ways of the Makerspaces so be prepared to get some great ideas from him. If you’re going to be attending FETC later this week, make sure you check out his sessions on creativity and student-based problem solving.

It’s not too late to enter to win a copy of Silvia Martinez’ book, Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering In The Classroom. You have until January 31st, 2019 to enter. All you have to do is:

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Ep. 35: Sylvia and Tinkering

Happy New Year! In the first episode of a two part FETC series, I chat with Sylvia Martinez, co-author of Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom. We discuss the importance of tinkering in the classroom, her presentations at FETC, and food. Make sure you follow Sylvia on Twitter and check out her books. If you are planning on attending FETC, check out her sessions and chat with her afterwards.

As an added bonus, I’ll be giving away a physical copy of Sylvia’s latest book Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom to a lucky listener. To enter, all you have to do is send a tweet out about the podcast with the #edtechbites and make sure to tag both Sylvia and myself. At the end of the month, I’ll randomly choose a winner and send them a copy of the book.

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Ep. 34: Jennifer And The Winward Academy

In this episode, I chat with the founder of the Winward Academy, Dr. Jennifer Winward. We discuss how virtual tutoring has transformed how and when students learn. She’s a San Diego native as well and listen to hear what she has to say about her favorite cuisine from her worldwide travels, including flour vs. corn tortillas. Don’t forget to tell a friend, subscribe, and leave a review on iTunes, Google Play, or whatever podcast platform you get your podcast from. Buen Provecho!

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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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