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June 20, 2018  

EP46: Rewiring Education

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In this episode, Mindy and Jonathan talk to John D. Couch, Apple's former Vice President of Education and the co-author of Rewiring Education: How Technology Can Unlock Every Student's Potential. It's a fascinating conversation with lots of great ideas on how schools can ensure children are provided with access to  relevant, creative, collaborative, and challenging learning environments that ensure success both today and in the future. Show notes for this episode are available at dlgwaea.org/podcast/46

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...

 

May 31, 2018  

EP45: Art, Technology & Education

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In this episode, Mindy and Jonathan talk to Michal Finegold, an app developer and advocate for the role of art in education. She talks about how it enhances her work as a programmer, and explains some interesting ways that teachers can incorporate more art into their curriculum. Your usual helping of tech nuggets are also included, but we know you would expect nothing less! Show notes for this episode are at dlgwaea.org/podcast/45

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...

 

May 17, 2018  

EP44: Cheating Every Day

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In this episode we talk about cheating. What is cheating and how has technology impacted our ability to cheat? It's a tough topic, and we knew there were no easy answers, so we invited Gina Rogers (@grogers1010) along to help us out. Show notes for this episode are at dlgwaea.org/podcast/44

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...

May 2, 2018  

EP43: Interview with Joe Crozier

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In this episode, Mindy and Jonathan talk to Joe Crozier, the Chief Administrator at Grant Wood AEA, about education, the role of technology in schools, professional learning, and the challenges of working with multiple generations in the workplace. Show notes for this episode are at dlgwaea.org/podcast/43.

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...

April 20, 2018  

EP42: Interview with Dr. Ryan Wise

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In this episode, Mindy and Jonathan take some time to talk to Dr. Ryan Wise, the Director of the Iowa Department of Education, to get his views on what is working well in Iowa schools and what the challenges are for the days to come. Show notes for this episode are at: dlgwaea.org/podcast/42

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 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...