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February 11, 2020  

EP72: We Love Canva!

In this episode we finally get to talk in depth about our favorite design tool, Canva! Learn more about the free Canva for Education program and all the great features that are available to educators. We also have some great tech nuggets, and a chance for you to win an Amazon gift voucher!

Show notes and links for everything discussed in the show can be found at: dlgwaea.org/podcast/72

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!

January 25, 2020  

EP71: YouTube is Changing!

Amber Bridge is back for the first episode of 2020 to help Mindy and Jonathan get their heads around the latest changes that YouTube is making and how that might affect teachers and school districts. Screencastify got a big update, and so did Book Creator. There is also a healthy serving of tech nuggets, including something special for emoji fans!

Show notes and links for everything discussed in the show can be found at: dlgwaea.org/podcast/71

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!

December 26, 2019  

EP70: Best of 2019

This is the last episode of 2019, and it's been a great year for using technology in the classroom, so Mindy and Jonathan round up some of their favorite edtech picks of the year. They also talk about some of your favorites too!

Show notes and links for everything discussed in the show can be found at: dlgwaea.org/podcast/70

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!

December 9, 2019  

EP69: Read All About It!

Reading is an important way for educators to grow and expand their thinking, so in this episode, Mindy and Jonathan share some of the things that they have been reading recently and reflect on what that has meant to them. They also have some new tech nuggets that hot, fresh, and ready to share!

Show notes and links for everything discussed in the show can be found at: dlgwaea.org/podcast/69

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!

November 22, 2019  

EP68: What Happened to Flipped Classrooms?

In this episode, Mindy and Jonathan are joined by Amber Bridge to talk about flipped learning. Are people still flipping classrooms, and if so, what are some tools and ideas you can use to flip your classroom in 2019?

Show notes and links for everything discussed in the show can be found at: dlgwaea.org/podcast/68

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!

October 22, 2019  

EP67: ITEC 2019 Reflections

Mindy and Jonathan are just back from another ITEC Fall Conference in Des Moines. In this episode, they reflect on that experience and give some tips for edtech conference attendees. Jonathan brought a baloney nugget, but we don't judge on this podcast, right?

Show notes and links for everything discussed in the show can be found at: dlgwaea.org/podcast/67

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!

September 30, 2019  

EP66: International Podcast Day!

It's International Podcast Day and Mindy and Jonathan are celebrating by talking about some of their favorite podcasts for teachers and also podcasts for students. There wasn't supposed to be any tech nuggets, but Jonathan brought some anyway. We hope you enjoy the episode!

Show notes and links for everything discussed in the show can be found at: dlgwaea.org/podcast/66

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!

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!