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September 19, 2019  

EP65: EdTech Talk With Leslie Fisher

In this episode, Mindy and Jonathan talk to everyone's favorite EdTech presenter - Leslie Fisher! Find out how she got started in education, and learn what excites her today about the state of EdTech and learning in our schools. 

Show notes and links for everything discussed in the show can be found at: dlgwaea.org/podcast/65

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 with questions or ideas, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on your podcast app of choice.

THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without the support of listeners like you!

August 28, 2019  

EP64: Productivity Tips for Teachers

Mindy and Jonathan are back and well rested after their summer break. This week they are joined by Lynn Kleinmeyer and they are talking teacher productivity. How do you get things done in your classroom, and what are your strategies for dealing with email, calendar and to-do lists. They don't have all the answers, but they do have some! :)

Show notes and links for everything discussed in the show can be found at: dlgwaea.org/podcast/64

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 with questions or ideas, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on your podcast app of choice.

THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without the support of listeners like you!

May 16, 2019  

EP63: Visible Learning with John Hattie

In this episode, Gina Rogers joins Mindy and Jonathan to have a conversation with Professor John Hattie about his work on effect size and instructional strategies for the classroom. It's a fascinating and wide-ranging conversation that has actionable advice on how to make a difference with the students you work with.

Show notes and links for everything discussed in the show can be found at: dlgwaea.org/podcast/63

This is our last episode before the summer break, but please keep in touch if you have ideas or suggestions for future shows. 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 with questions or ideas, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on your podcast app of choice.

THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without the support of listeners like you!

April 19, 2019  

EP62: Teaching Typing

This week, Mindy and Jonathan tackle typing. Who should teach typing, when should you start, and what should you use? Do you have ideas? If so, we would love to hear them. There is also a bonanza of G Suite Updates to talk about as well as some tasty tech nuggets.

Show notes and links for everything discussed in the show can be found at: dlgwaea.org/podcast/62

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 with questions or ideas, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on your podcast app of choice.

THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without the support of listeners like you!

April 9, 2019  

EP61: Freemium Edtech

This week Mindy and Jonathan recap on some of the "latest" edtech news and then dive head first into the world of freemium EdTech services. What's worth paying for? When should you consider buying a subscription service, and who should pay for it? Find out in this feature packed episode. Links for everything we talk about in the show can be found at: dlgwaea.org/podcast/61

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 with questions or ideas, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on your podcast app of choice.

THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without the support of listeners like you!

March 14, 2019  

EP60: Social Media & Screen Time

In this episode, Mindy and Jonathan are joined Marisa Dahl from Heartland AEA to talk about screen time and the use of social media by both kids and adults. Are there any good solutions? Links for everything we talk about in the show can be found at: dlgwaea.org/podcast/60

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 with questions or ideas, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on your podcast app of choice.

THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without the support of listeners like you!

February 26, 2019  

EP59: Cultivating Creativity

This week's episode is that last of our 4-part series on using the 4Cs in the classroom. Join Jonathan and Mindy as they dive deeper into how to infuse more creativity at school and the tools (or mindset) you need to help support that. Links for everything we talk about in the show can be found at: dlgwaea.org/podcast/59

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 with questions or ideas, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on your podcast app of choice.

THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without the support of listeners like you!

February 18, 2019  

EP58: Critical Thinking

The 4Cs bonanza continues with part 3 of our 4 part series: Critical Thinking! Discover resources you can use in your classroom to get kids thinking critically while working on math, coding, science, PBL and more. Links for everything we talk about in the show can be found at: dlgwaea.org/podcast/58

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 with questions or ideas, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on your podcast app of choice.

THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without the support of listeners like you!

February 11, 2019  

EP57: Collaboration Nation

Mindy and Jonathan continue their weekly 4Cs series with a look at how teachers and students can be successful when collaborating. There is some quick news and followup, and even some time for The Nugs. Links for everything we talk about in the show can be found at: dlgwaea.org/podcast/57

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 with questions or ideas, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on your podcast app of choice.

THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without the support of listeners like you!

February 4, 2019  

EP56: Can You Hear Me Now?

In a bid to get ready for Digital Learning Day on February 28, Mindy and Jonathan embark on a weekly podcast blitz to start some conversations around the 4Cs. This week is all about Communication. Links for everything we talk about in the show can be found at: dlgwaea.org/podcast/56

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 with questions or ideas, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on your podcast app of choice.

THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without the support of listeners like you!