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March 20, 2018  

EP41: Graphic Design with Tony Vincent

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In this episode, Mindy and Jonathan flex their creative muscles with the able assistance of the incredible Tony Vincent. Together, they talk about the role of graphic design in the classroom, share some of their favorite design tools, and look ahead to the upcoming Apple education event. Show notes with links for everything in this episode are online at dlgwaea.org/podcast/41

You can follow Jonathan (@jonathanwylie) and Mindy (@TeamCairney) on Twitter, and see all the tweets from the Grant Wood AEA Digital Learning Team at @DLGWAEA. You can also email us, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on the Apple Podcasts app, or in Google Play Music. THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without all of you!!

Until next time...

 

March 10, 2018  

EP40: PE & Technology

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This week, Mindy and Jonathan call upon the help of Kari Bullis and Ryan Gotto to help discuss ways that technology can be used in PE by both teacher and students. Jonathan gets wisdom teeth removed and Mindy is still listening to crime podcasts. Show notes at dlgwaea.org/podcast/40

News & Followup

-Checkmark Chrome extension gets customizable comments
-Book Creator for Chrome adds real time collaboration
-Twitter launches bookmarks, a private way to save tweets
-ViewPure now offers curated playlists

Main Course

PE and Technology with Kari Bullis (@BullisKari) and Ryan Gotto (@RGottoLM).

-Google Forms
-Formative.com
-Sworkit Kids
-GoNoodle
-Jammin Minutes
-MakeGif Chrome Extension
-thepegeek.com
-voxerpe.com
-The PhysEd Google Drive folder: ift.tt/2kkkfMK

Tech Nuggets

-carrd.co
-Mystery Doug
-Microsoft Soundscape
-Merge Cube

Podcast Picks

-Akimbo by Seth Godin
-In the Dark

You can follow Jonathan (@jonathanwylie) and Mindy (@TeamCairney) on Twitter, and see all the tweets from the Grant Wood AEA Digital Learning Team at @DLGWAEA. You can also email us, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on iTunes, the Apple Podcasts app, or in Google Play Music. THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without you!!

 

Until next time...

 

February 19, 2018  

EP39: Do You Wanna Build a Podcast?

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In this episode Mindy and Jonathan finally find some newsworthy edtech items to talk about, and unpack what it takes to make a podcast. (Hint, it's less than you think). They also have the usual helping of tech nuggets. Extra ketchup this week!

News & Followup

Main Course

Tech Nuggets

As always, thanks for listening. Feel free to reach out on Twitter to Mindy (@TeamCairney) or Jonathan (@jonathanwylie) if you have any followup, questions, comments or ideas. Feedback is awesome! :)

 

February 9, 2018  

EP38: The Chromebook Challenge

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The Chromebook Challenge has come and gone, so how did it go? And what about Inbox by Gmail? Is that any good? Jonathan and Mindy also discuss Chromebook Creativity in this episode, and serve up their usual serving of delicious tech nuggets.

News & Followup

Main Course: Chromebook Crisis?

Tech Nuggets

Podcast Picks

You can follow Jonathan (@jonathanwylie) and Mindy (@TeamCairney) on Twitter, and see all the tweets from the Grant Wood AEA Digital Learning Team at @DLGWAEA. You can also email us, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on iTunes, the Apple Podcasts app, or in Google Play Music. THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without you!!

Until next time...

 

January 18, 2018  

EP37: Getting Jiggy With Gmail

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In the first episode of 2018, Mindy and Jonathan try to get productive by breaking down their workflow for dealing with the influx of email they get every day. How do you deal with email? Join them as they dig into Gmail's myriad of settings and uncover some little known features that are designed to make your life that little bit easier.

News & Followup

  • Podcast LOVE!! (see below)
  • Jonathan’s Chromebook Challenge is on! (next week)

Main Course: Getting Jiggy With Gmail

Tech Nuggets:

You can follow Jonathan (@jonathanwylie) and Mindy (@TeamCairney) on Twitter, and see all the tweets from the Grant Wood AEA Digital Learning Team at @DLGWAEA. You can also email us, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on iTunes, the Apple Podcasts app, or in Google Play Music. THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without you!!

Until next time...

December 5, 2017  

EP36: Coding With Samantha…Again!

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This week, Mindy and Jonathan are celebrating the return of the Hour Of Code so join the fun and learn about the latest technology resources for your classroom. Here are the links for this week's show:

News & Followup

  • SeeSaw Followup - Share Activities with other teachers, schedule activities
  • Apple Classroom for parental controls at home!
  • Drag and Drop for Docs, Sheets and Slides on iOS

 

Main course: Coding With Samantha Dahlby...Again!

 

Tech Nuggets:

  • Undo Send (Gmail): Settings > General > Undo Send

 

You can follow Jonathan (@jonathanwylie) and Mindy (@TeamCairney) on Twitter, and see all the tweets from the Grant Wood AEA Digital Learning Team at @DLGWAEA. You can also email us, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on iTunes, the Apple Podcasts app, or in Google Play Music. THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without you!!

Until next time...

November 24, 2017  

EP35: So Thankful For…

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This week, Mindy and Jonathan are taking some time out to thank some of the people who influence them and help them learn and expand their thinking. So, have your smartphones or computers at the ready because they are all great people to follow and connect with.

 

Main Course: So Thankful For...

 

Tech Nuggets

 

You can follow Jonathan (@jonathanwylie) and Mindy (@TeamCairney) on Twitter, and see all the tweets from the Grant Wood AEA Digital Learning Team at @DLGWAEA. You can also email us, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on iTunes, the Apple Podcasts app or in Google Play Music. THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without you!!

Until next time...

November 15, 2017  

EP34: National Nugget Day!

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It's National Nugget Day...or at least we think it might be. So, here are the links to this week's extra large helping of tech nuggets.

 

Quick followup from the last podcast with Jarod…

 

Jonathan

 

Mindy

 

You can follow Jonathan (@jonathanwylie) and Mindy (@TeamCairney) on Twitter, and see all the tweets from the Grant Wood AEA Digital Learning Team at @DLGWAEA. You can also email us, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on iTunes, the Apple Podcasts app or in Google Play Music.

Until next time...

November 8, 2017  

EP33: How to Be Professionally Driven

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In this episode, Mindy and Jonathan talked with Jarod Bormann (@jbormann3) about redefining professional devleopment to be a more meaningful and personal experience for everyone. Sounds easy right? Tech nuggets are here as always and some podcast picks are included for those of you who are looking for some new shows to add to your collection.

 

Main Course: Professionally Driven

 

Tech Nuggets!

 

Podcast Picks

 

You can follow Jonathan (@jonathanwylie) and Mindy (@TeamCairney) on Twitter, and see all the tweets from the Grant Wood AEA Digital Learning Team at @DLGWAEA. You can also email us, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on iTunes, the Apple Podcasts app or in Google Play Music.

Until next time...

 

November 1, 2017  

EP32: Google Keep for the Win!

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In this episode, Jonathan and Mindy are on their best behavior because they are joined by (their boss) Stacy Behmer (@sbehmer) to talk about Google Keep and all the ways in which it can be used to enhance teaching and learning in the classroom. New podcasts for kids are shared and so are the usual helping of tech nuggets. Here are some links to all that they talked about.

News & Updates

  • G Suite EDU Updates:
    • Google Classroom: You can now import grades from Google Forms Quizzes directly into Google Classroom.
    • Science Journal app comes to iOS: also on Android. Use the built-in sensors on your device to measure things like acceleration, brightness, decibels and more.
    • Google Slides: You can now drag and drop your notes from Google Keep directly into Slides. Check out more recent updates with Google Slides.

 

Main course served piping hot: Google Keep

 

 

Tech Nuggets!

  • Follow Mindy on Snapchat. =) 🤳
  • Kiddom: Curriculum development, assessment, gradebook, and messaging all in one place 🎓

 

You can follow Jonathan (@jonathanwylie) and Mindy (@TeamCairney) on Twitter, and see all the tweets from the Grant Wood AEA Digital Learning Team at @DLGWAEA. You can also email us, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on iTunes, the Apple Podcasts app or in Google Play Music.

Until next time...