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Buff Nuggets with Brian Buffington

Buff Nuggets with Brian Buffington

By Brian Buffington
Everyone's favorite Educational Technology Wizard, Brian Buffington is bringing his fave "Buff Nuggets" to the podcast nation! You'll hear EDU Tech tips, interviews, new #happymusicforthemasses, and whatever else Brian can throw in the blender. PS: Brian LOVES hearing from his listeners! You can send a short voice message using the link in the show notes.
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17. Mega Nuggets, Vax, Kids and Social Media, Buff's Sailing, and Oh Canada!
This episode is jam packed with lots of updates and a little story to help parents and educators better understand social media for kids.  Buff Gets Vaxxed Buff Learns to Sail Little Buffs and 8th Grade DJing  International Debut w/ Mi'kmaw Kina'matnewey District in Nova Scotia Custom Masks and New "Work Your Quirk" Shirts - Only 50! $15 for US only https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1BQa7hvFdGKqVcPyG7KrxsmBsr0HLO6EofgiI8chz7hA/edit Upcoming Events Kids and Social Media - a TikTok story Newsletter Signup - https://briankbuffington.com/subscribe/ Briankbuffington.com Twitter.com/brianbuffington Instagram.com/brianbuffington Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/buff-nuggets-with-brian-buffington/id1511204208 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/63e4Bk3f1TRV4CPitULk7t?si=_yZ_6zS6R-On9U4ZST-HJg
19:31
April 22, 2021
16. Last Frontier Edition w/ Alaska Teachers, Alana and Brittany
Have you ever had to call your boss to help you walk to school safely, because a moose was in the way? Small chance. Alana Greear and Brittany Taraba, both share the nitty gritty of teaching in rural and remote Alaska. Learn more about them personally, as well as their struggles and innovations. You don't want to miss this show!  Alana Greear - https://www.instagram.com/alana_greear/ Brittany Taraba - https://www.instagram.com/brittanytaraba/ Alana and her fancy microphone https://www.instagram.com/p/CHcBBYiDktY/ Briankbuffington.com Twitter.com/brianbuffington Instagram.com/brianbuffington Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/buff-nuggets-with-brian-buffington/id1511204208 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/63e4Bk3f1TRV4CPitULk7t?si=_yZ_6zS6R-On9U4ZST-HJg
51:18
February 22, 2021
15. What's Buff Up To in 2021 and The Future of Jobs
Brian gets back to microphone for the first time in 2021 with some timely talk about: 1. Did Buff get the 'Rona? 2. Wait, are you telling me we have to work on snow days? 3. Birthdays and Madden Football 4. "Teacher Flatulence on Zoom" Thoughts 5. What's Coming in 2021 6. The Future of Jobs Report by World Economic Forum Briankbuffington.com Twitter.com/brianbuffington Instagram.com/brianbuffington Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/buff-nuggets-with-brian-buffington/id1511204208 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/63e4Bk3f1TRV4CPitULk7t?si=_yZ_6zS6R-On9U4ZST-HJg
15:09
February 4, 2021
Mark "Marky Mark" Wilson and The Buffy Bunch Talk About Leading and Inspiring EDUs
Great friend and former National High School Principal of the Year, Mark Wilson is bringing the fire and fun on this episode. Mark is a "EDU Leader Whisperer", coaching and inspiring admins across the globe. See what he has to say about Kia cars, the band Cake, and leading in a pandemic. Sign up for his newsletter and get more of Mark Wilson by visiting his website. https://principal-matters.com/ Briankbuffington.com Twitter.com/brianbuffington Instagram.com/brianbuffington Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/buff-nuggets-with-brian-buffington/id1511204208 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/63e4Bk3f1TRV4CPitULk7t?si=_yZ_6zS6R-On9U4ZST-HJg
31:07
October 27, 2020
Going Bananas with Jesse Cole: Standing Out
Jesse Cole brings 110% everywhere he goes, and this episode of Buff Nuggets is no exception! Jesse is the vibrant owner of the Savannah Bananas baseball team in Savannah, GA, as well as Fans First Entertainment. In this episode, Jesse let's us know how to better stand out in crowded spaces. He gives some great advice for educators as they inspire students to think outside of the box. There's lots for everyone in this episode! https://thesavannahbananas.com/staff-member/jesse-cole/ https://findyouryellowtux.com/about/
32:59
October 23, 2020
Exploring Entrepreneurship with Josh Brown of Wander North Georgia
I love entrepreneurship and small business, so it was a HUGE treat to have Josh Brown, Co-Owner of Wander North Georgia on the show. Wander North Georgia is a retail outdoor store that is located in beautiful Clayton, GA, as well as online. They do a phenomenal job of social media storytelling and making their business as experiential as possible.  Stop by and let them know that Buff sent ya. Their store is beautiful and there is something for everyone! https://wandernorthgeorgia.com/ https://www.instagram.com/wandernorthga/ In this epsiode: This or That (The Outdoors Edition) Retail in 2020 Standing Out in an Amazon World Entrepreneurship in K-12 EDU
43:52
September 17, 2020
Rapping with 7th Grade Teacher Michael Duren, AKA C-Roks
Great to have my unofficial twin, Michael Duren on the show. You'll hear about how he uses music to engage and teach, his upcoming album release, and a special "Buff Nugget" exclusive rap. https://www.facebook.com/roksmusic https://www.instagram.com/roksmusic/ https://c-roks.bandcamp.com/ - PREORDER New Album "Toon Town"
39:44
September 11, 2020
5 Things I Learned While Starting School in a Pandemic w/ Principal Octavius Mulligan
Super Creative Principal, Good Friend, and Buff Nugget superstar, Octavius Mulligan gives some practical advice on making the most out the new school year! He also mentioned that Joe Montana was better than Dan Marino...so I may have edited that out. lol You can keep up with Octavius on Twitter. https://twitter.com/Dr_Octavius77
29:31
September 4, 2020
Chatting w/ FlipGrid's Ann Kozma About Shrimp and Student Creativity
If you've ever met Ann Kozma, you've met a sparkplug that can get the party started! It was great to have her on the show.  Topics: 1. Brian Quizzes Ann & Talks About Shrimp 2. New Features in FlipGrid 3. Creative  Uses of FlipGrid https://twitter.com/annkozma723 Flipgrid.com Briankbuffington.com Twitter.com/brianbuffington Instagram.com/brianbuffington Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/buff-nuggets-with-brian-buffington/id1511204208 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/63e4Bk3f1TRV4CPitULk7t?si=_yZ_6zS6R-On9U4ZST-HJg
19:46
August 24, 2020
Buff's State of the Union Speech: Back to School in a Pandemic Edition
Welcome to my August episode! Wanted to encourage all of my educator friends who are teaching during the current Covid-19 pandemic. I even included a nifty little Google App shortcut hack. ;-) -Buff
11:30
August 18, 2020
When Should My Child Have a Phone?
Brian gives some practical advice for parents who are considering buying phones for their children.  briankbuffington.com https://twitter.com/brianbuffington https://www.instagram.com/brianbuffington
12:28
July 14, 2020
Putting on a Zoom Conference for 200+ People? Brian Shares What He Learned...The Good and Bad
I just helped produce a Zoom Conference for 200+ educational leaders in NE Georgia and want to give you some pointers! This episode covers the following topics with examples from the recent conference. Pre-recording Content Large Meeting Add-On Breakout Rooms Pre Assigned Breakout Rooms The Green Screen Feature is Magical Faces Be Seen? Interactivity - Game, Poll/Word Cloud, Drawing, and Song. Spontaneous is Special
25:01
June 15, 2020
Synchronous Learning vs. Why Wasn't This An Email?
As teachers look to next year, they're also asking the question is LIVE really better? Well, it depends. And Brian spills the beans on Synchronous Learning. You'll learn 3 tips to make your live sessions more rad than Tom Selleck's mustache.  Brian's latest songs are on Spotify and Apple Music, including the song "Rufio". https://open.spotify.com/artist/0Zr0ZOeoZgzUV9pgDPH6CI?si=PHA48TBkTHCT0fXkbTxzlA https://music.apple.com/us/artist/brian-buffington/1043819147 You can leave a voice message on my Anchor.FM profile or through the Anchor App. https://anchor.fm/brianbuffington https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/buff-nuggets-with-brian-buffington/id1511204208 briankbuffington.com https://twitter.com/brianbuffington https://www.instagram.com/brianbuffington 
15:08
May 15, 2020
Teaching During Covid-19: Six Teachers Share Their Experiences
I have six teachers on this week's podcast and they are telling it like it is during Covid-19.  In order: Leah Thomas Ashton Stinespring Tleshia Farrar Becca Thompson Shaunmarie Dotson Jessica Mobley You can leave a voice message on my Anchor.FM profile or through the Anchor App. https://anchor.fm/brianbuffington briankbuffington.com https://twitter.com/brianbuffington https://www.instagram.com/brianbuffington
08:13
April 28, 2020
Streaming School Ceremonies Online w/ Facebook and YouTube Premieres, PLUS New Happy Music For The Masses
I made a 4-part video series to help schools broadcast ceremonies online. Think K graduation, PRE-K, 5th grade, sports awards, etc... Brian Buffington’s Guide to Streaming An Online School Ceremony https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLg3sGJANNIo0GGf7pFY1ZHvpbnJGydYYJ Brian's latest song, "Stretchy Pants". https://open.spotify.com/album/5JX8ryB242wQrm9479W32N?si=Euvw17nxQMCjevdtv_uBBA Brian's song before that, "Poo On My Shoe". https://open.spotify.com/album/2CgJsJIYm5dLzb4UKaGrY1?si=SYvO3VptT66BAxYhYAJWQg You can leave a voice message on my Anchor.FM profile or through the Anchor App. https://anchor.fm/brianbuffington briankbuffington.com https://twitter.com/brianbuffington https://www.instagram.com/brianbuffington
08:28
April 27, 2020
Who is Brian Buffington? w/ Special Guest Bucky Bush
I invited my pal, Bucky Bush to interview me for this special episode. None of the questions were given to me before the show, making it as raw as possible. You'll learn about my work, music, family and love of cheese.   Bucky Bush is the Director of Technology at Northwest Georgia RESA.  You can leave a voice message on my Anchor.FM profile or through the Anchor App. https://anchor.fm/brianbuffington briankbuffington.com https://twitter.com/brianbuffington https://www.instagram.com/brianbuffington
24:11
April 12, 2020
This Isn't The Online Education You Dreamed Of
Welcome to the first episode of "Buff Nuggets"!  In this episode we cover: What is a Buff Nugget? 3 Ways to Make The Most of Your Covid-19 Teaching briankbuffington.com https://twitter.com/brianbuffington https://www.instagram.com/brianbuffington
11:50
April 9, 2020