EP18: The Christmas Special

December 8, 2016
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Mindy and Jonathan get by with a little help from their friends in a special holiday edition of the podcast. They interview their colleagues on what they think is truly worth paying for in the world of edtech products and services. Hear what they have to say, as well as what Mindy and Jonathan want from Santa, in this fun roundup of our favorite tech tools.

 

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EP17: Parent Communication Apps

November 16, 2016
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In this episode, Mindy and Jonathan review a number of online sites that are aimed at helping improve classroom communication with parents. Remind, Class Dojo, Fresh Grade, Bloomz and more were discussed. The new Google Sites is here and there is some new follow up for Skype & YouTube. This week's spicy tech nuggets include asessment apps, a book, and an educational YouTube channel for elementary kids.

Email the show, or send a voice memo to podcast@gwaea.org, and see show notes with all the links from this episode at www.dlgwaea.org/podcast. 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. If you enjoy the show and would like to leave us a review on iTunes or Google Play, we would very much appreciate that!

EP16: Choose Your Own Adventure

November 1, 2016
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There was a lot to talk about this week, including more updates to Google's Explore feature and new tweaks to Twitter. Learn how to amplify student voice (and choice) with Choose Your Own Adventure Stories and discover the tech tools that Mindy and Jonathan recommend for making the most of this exciting medium. Finally, there is an extra large helping of tech nuggets for you to chew on.

Email the show, or send a voice memo to podcast@gwaea.org, and see show notes with all the links from this episode at www.dlgwaea.org/podcast. 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. If you enjoy the show and would like to leave us a review on iTunes or Google Play, we would very much appreciate that!

EP15: Live at ITEC 2016

October 16, 2016
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Join Mindy and Jonathan live from Des Moines, IA as they take the show on the road and record a live episode at the 2016 ITEC Fall conference. This episode celebrates connected educator month, unpacks #GoOpen, and has the usual helping of tech nuggets. What more could you want?!

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EP14: ELA Tech Tools With Gina Rogers

October 6, 2016
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In this exciting episode, Mindy and Jonathan are joined by the incomparable Gina Rogers to talk ELA tools for tech savvy K-12 teachers. They debate the merits of typing practice at school, and share their favorite tech nuggets.

Email the show at podcast@gwaea.org and see show notes with all the links from this episode at www.dlgwaea.org/podcast. 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. If you would like to leave us a review on iTunes, we would very much appreciate that!

EP13: Student Blogging

September 20, 2016
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Round 1: Mindy and Jonathan go head to head on the topic of screen time. Round 2: Student blogging options are discussed along with reasons why you should try blogging in your classroom. Round 3: The tech nuggets this week include Podbay, Relay, MySimpleShow & Libraries of Life.

Email the show at podcast@gwaea.org and see show notes with all the links from this episode at www.dlgwaea.org/podcast. 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. If you would like to leave us a review on iTunes, we would very much appreciate that!

EP12: The Summer Sizzle

August 31, 2016
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It's back to school time so Mindy and Jonathan use this episode to reflect on their summer learning. Discover what they saw at ISTE & iPadU, learn about their hands-on experiences with Google Expeditions, and revel in Mindy's new status as a SeeSaw Ambassador!

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EP11: We All Scream for Green Screen

June 1, 2016
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The green screen episode is finally here so join Mindy and Jonathan as they talk about how (and why) you should green screen in the classroom with students. Part 2 of the must read education blogs is revealed and is that a basket of tech nuggets I see? I think it is! :)


Email the show at podcast@gwaea.org and see show notes with all the links from this episode at www.dlgwaea.org/podcast. 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.

EP10: Virtual Presence Solutions for the Classroom

May 17, 2016
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In this episode, Jonathan and Mindy explore options for creating a virtual presence with telepresence robots, virtual field trips, video conferencing and more. The top 5 this week include some of their favorite educational blogs and your usual helping of tech nuggets are well worth checking out. 

Email the show at podcast@gwaea.org and see show notes with all the links from this episode at www.dlgwaea.org/podcast. 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.

EP9: The Google-icious Episode

May 3, 2016
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Stacy Behmer joins Mindy and Jonathan to talk about all kinds of Google tips and tricks for the classroom. The top 5 this week rounds up some of the best #edtech conferences in the Midwest, and the tech nuggets are just as juicy as ever. Oh, and there is an important update on Nessie :)

Email the show at podcast@gwaea.org and see show notes with all the links from this episode at www.dlgwaea.org/podcast. 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.