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Design Cast Podcast

By Jason Reagin
Podcast for Design, STEM/STEAM educators. I interview a wide range of excellent guests in Design and STEAM Education to get their unique perspectives. I use my 20+ years of experience as a Design Educator to dig deep into complex issues. This podcast has one simple mission. To create a community of people around the world that are interested in Design and STEAM Education. [Connect with me @ http://www.jasonreagin.ga & https://linktr.ee/wjreagin & https://discord.gg/6vKzEBHkAP]
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Design Cast - Episode #16 - EdTalks Live from Dubai with Evo Hannan

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Design Cast - Episode #16 - EdTalks Live from Dubai with Evo Hannan

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Design Cast - Episode #59 - Lisa Blank - STEM ecosystems
For this episode of Design Cast I had the privilege to speak with Lisa Blank.  Lisa is the Director of STEM Programs for Watertown City School District in upstate New York.  She is also a LEAD STEAM Fellow and member of the Advisory Council for STEM Learning Ecosystems and a regional co-chair for her local ecosystem.  We have a great conversation about what it takes to implement a STEM program culture across multiple buildings and levels.  There is something for everyone in this episode! The links that Lisa shares are included in the show notes for this episode.  So be sure to check those out and also connect with Lisa on the social media platform of your choice! Now sit back, relax and enjoy this chat with Lisa Blank. Connect with Lisa: Twitter: @ljblank Instagram:  ljlangerblank Website: https://sites.google.com/watertowncsd.org/stem/home Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lblank https://www.rickjetter.com/books https://issuu.com/stemedmagazine/docs/issue_1_stem_ed_magazine
41:39
May 14, 2021
Design Cast - Episode #58 - Dr. Marci Klein - 3DuxDesign
It was such an honor to speak with Dr. Marci Klein for this episode of Design Cast. Marci is a pediatrician, artist, designer and entrepreneur.   Along with her two children, Marci has been building a hands-on, project based organization!  3DuxDesign started on the family kitchen table and has grown into an international educational resource company.  The story that Marci tells about the different points in time that have defined their company are really inspiring! I am confident that you will enjoy our discussion!  Now, sit back, relax and enjoy this chat with Dr. Marci Klein! Connect with Marci through LinkedIn or on the 3DuxDesign website: https://www.3duxdesign.com/
33:44
May 7, 2021
Design Cast - Episode #57 - Evo Hannan - Design Network Alliance (DNA)
For this episode of Design Cast I was fortunate enough to catch up with Evo Hannan.  Evo and I released an episode just over one year ago and this is a follow up to that episode.  In episode 16 Evo talks all about his work in Dubai and he challenged me to collaborate with him to build a design network for design educators and design professionals to connect.  This is what we said a year ago about that: Episode #16 - EdTalks Live from Dubai with Evo Hannan One year later we catch up again and talk all about the creation of the Design Network Alliance or DNA.  From that there is a Facebook Group and a Podcast Network.  More groups and projects are in the works and will be ready for listeners soon!  Check the show notes for many of the topics that we discuss and for ways to connect and interact with Evo.  I am sure that you will enjoy this episode as much as the first one!  Sit back, relax and enjoy this special chat with Evo Hannan! www.EvoHannan.com Twitter @evo_hannan https://www.linkedin.com/in/evohannan/ Instagram - Project Decade -- 7 Days Sessions EDTalks Live from Dubai
32:12
April 30, 2021
Design Cast - Episode #56 - Keri-Lee Beasley - Cactus of Awesomeness…
It was such an amazing opportunity to speak to Keri-Lee Beasley for this episode of Design Cast.  Keri-Lee is a high school “learning and technology coach” at the Western Academy of Beijing or WAB.  We have a lively conversation about her various roles at WAB and her classes that she teaches in the design department.  During the chat she shares with me all about the ‘Cactus of Awesomeness’ so be on the lookout for that. A few really exciting projects that Keri-Lee is thinking about at the moment are: turning bubble gum into shoes; “mango leather” into shoes;  fish scales into a biodegradable alternative to plastic. Check out the show notes to find out more about all the topics we discuss.  Now sit back, relax, and enjoy this amazing chat with Keri-Lee Beasley... Keri-Lee recommends that we check out: YouTube - playlist for Graphic Design from GCFLearnFree.org Read - Observe, Collect, Draw!: A Visual Journal by Giorgia Lupi Follow - Peg Keiner @PegKeiner Connect with Keri-Lee: Twitter: @klbeasley Instagram: @klbeasley Website www.kerileebeasley.com YouTube Channel: KeriLeeBeasleyKLB
29:31
April 23, 2021
Design Cast - Episode #55 - Lenny Dutton - Excited Educator 2.0!
It was such a pleasure to have Ms. Lenny Dutton as my guest for this episode of Design Cast.  Lenny is the MYP Coordinator at the International School of Stuttgart, Germany.  She has a wildly successful blog and website at www.excitededucator.com.  This is the second time that Lenny has been on Design Cast.  She is considered a leader in the MYP Design world and her resources are used in hundreds of schools around the world.  We have an awesome chat about what she has been doing over the past 12 months, her books and motherhood! Be sure to check out the books that she recommends as they are listed in the ‘Good Reads’ Design Cast collection. I am confident that you will enjoy our discussion!  Now, sit back, relax and enjoy this chat with “The Excited Educator”, Lenny Dutton!
29:53
April 16, 2021
Design Cast - Episode #54 - Bonnie Kirkley - iHeartSTEAM
My guest for this episode of Design Cast is Bonnie Kirkley.  Bonnie is a K-5 Gifted Educator and STEAM Support Specialist in Georgia.  She has so much to share about her experiences as a STEAM educator and how she supports her school and the STEAM community globally.  Her excitement and passion is infectious!  She is also a content creator for the STEAM community online through Teachers pay teachers, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Tik Toc.  All of which use the username and handle of “iheartsteam”. Also, Bonnie has a podcast that is part of the DNA Podcast Network!  Finally, during the chat, she shares with me a film called, “Most Likely to Succeed” and that is linked in the show notes. I am confident that you will enjoy our discussion!  Now, sit back, relax and enjoy this chat with Bonnie Kirkley!
33:36
April 9, 2021
Design Cast - Episode #53 - Fi Morrison - STEM | ED
Fi Morrison is an “Infants Teacher and Digital Literacy Coach” in Sydney, Australia.  In early 2021, Fi founded the STEM | ED Magazine out of a need to have free STEM resources for teachers in all kinds of teaching environments and locations.  At the time of this interview the magazine had surpassed 3000 downloads/views.  We have a great chat about how Fi became an educator and what her vision is for the magazine.  I am confident that you will enjoy this chat I have with her. Fi mentions many great people to follow on Twitter.  They are included in the show notes.  Also, there is a link to the STEM | ED Magazine for your reference.  Now, sit back, relax and enjoy this chat with Fi Morrison! Who to follow on Twitter: @dailySTEM @SandyNicol @rachaellehr @MarilynFleer @SmilesStephi @BeckKeough1 Connect with Fi: Twitter: @FiMorrison2 @stemedmagazine Instagram: @teach.edtech @stemedmagazine Website: https://stemedmagazine.com/home Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/stemedmagazine
30:10
April 2, 2021
Design Cast - Episode #52 - Tamizh Ponni - Design + Data Science + Dystopia
For this episode of Design Cast I had the unique pleasure of speaking with Ms. Tamizh Ponni.  Tamizh worked as an IB Educator in an International School, Bengaluru, India. She is currently pursuing her M.Tech, PhD integrated course in Data Science. She has worked as a Professional Development Coach and as a Tech Integrationist. She believes that the best thing in being an IB educator is that beyond teaching there's a lot of deep learning involved in the process and sees learning as a never-ending process.  Technology integration gives her an interesting perspective into knowledge acquisition and skill-building. We talk about her love of teaching and learning, as well as, her published works about a dystopian society!  I am sure that you will find this chat really dynamic! Get in touch with Tamizh at: Twitter Instagram Facebook BLOG Website Amazon & Amazon
33:58
March 26, 2021
Design Cast - Episode #51 - David Lee - Design Thinking + Learning Narratives
On this episode of Design Cast, I had the pleasure of speaking to Mr. David Lee.  David is a Technology and Innovation Specialist at Singapore American School.  He shares all about his journey into teaching and how design thinking had and still has a major part to play in both his personal and professional life.  He introduces the idea of ‘learning narratives’ to me and I am very excited to try it out!  I am sure that you will enjoy listening to our conversation! Don’t forget to check out the ‘Good Reads’ list for this podcast to find out more about the books that guests of the show are recommending! Now sit back, relax and enjoy this discussion with David Lee. Follow David at: davidleeedtech on the major social media platforms!
27:08
March 19, 2021
Design Cast - Episode #50 - Jacob Adams - STEM to the Future
Jacob Adams is the founder of “STEM to the Future” which is an LA based organization that inspires and motivates Black and Latinx elementary youth to use STEAM to imagine and create the world they want and deserve.  Jacob shares with me his story of becoming an educator and how he founded STEM to the Future.  His passion is unmistakable and he is working to make a difference at the community level and beyond! Connect with Jacob and STTF: Instagram: stemtothefuture & elsnakeob Jacob recommends reading: Pedagogy of the Oppressed Teaching to Transgress He listens to: Make It Make Sense Podcast Don’t forget to check out my “Good Reads” list of books from all of my podcast guests!
29:41
March 12, 2021
Design Cast - Episode #49 - Britney Vickery - Instilling Entrepreneurial Skills
Britney Vickery is founder and CEO of Initials, Inc.  As a new mom, Britney was just searching for someone who could put her son’s name on his diaper bag. After weeks of searching in her local community, her husband Darren suggested a simple but life-changing idea: “Why don’t you do it?”  Struggling to find her purpose as a stay-at-home mom, and eager to make a financial contribution, Britney dove in! Armed with a spare bedroom and a 6-foot folding table, she invested in her first embroidery machine and started monogramming anything that wasn’t moving. Soon, she was taking orders from friends and neighbors (many who wanted to sell the products themselves!) and began to see that this little spare bedroom boutique could become SO MUCH MORE. 15 years later, Initials, Inc. is a nationally-recognized brand with thousands of Creative Partners in all 50 states, founded on the simple, but life-changing idea that we all should be provided with the opportunity to HAVE FUN! And MAKE MONEY! Britney recommends reading: "Strengths Finder 2.0" by Tom Rath  Our conversation is really spirited and she shares her secrets of success and offers advice for educators working with students that are demonstrating “entrepreneurial spirit.”  You do not want to miss this one! Sit back, relax and enjoy this chat with Britney Vickery! Catch up with Britney at: Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Initials, Inc.
41:59
March 5, 2021
Design Cast - Episode #48 - Dr. Sabba Quidwai - Inside Design Thinking
On this episode of Design Cast I had the awesome chance to chat with Dr. Sabba Quidwai.  Sabba believes that cultures of innovation begin with a culture of empathy. She works with leaders to integrate design thinking practices that encourage creativity, recognize accomplishments, build trust and inspire a collective vision. In 2018, the World Economic Forum identified Leadership and Social Influence as a trending skill. Sabba shares how building social influence across social media platforms can empower leaders as role models for the beliefs and values they want to see others adopt as they believe that their audience is able to rise to the occasion. As a graduate of the Global Executive EdD program at the University of Southern California, Sabba’s research focus is how design thinking can prepare individuals with the mindset and skills to thrive in a rapidly changing world. Her work is driven by a quote from William Gibson, "The future is here. It just isn't evenly distributed." Sabba hosts a podcast, “Sprint to Success with Design Thinking,” where she interviews researchers and practitioners about their stories and strategies for navigating change with design thinking and thriving in today’s world. Remember to check the show notes to find out more about how to contact her... Now, sit back, relax and enjoy this chat with Dr. Sabba Quidwai! Contact Sabba at: Twitter: @askmsq Instagram: Askmsq Website: askmsq.com
41:43
February 26, 2021
Design Cast - Episode #47 - Dr. Mark Mahoney - ITEEA China Center
On this episode of Design Cast I had the awesome chance to chat with Dr. Mark Mahoney.  Mark is an Associate Professor of Technology and Applied Design and Chair of the Technology & Applied Design Department At Berea College.  He participated in the Fulbright Program as part of his sabbatical a few years ago.  He chose to work in China with Nanjing Normal University at the newly developed ITEEA China Center.  We talk about working in China and how to deal with reentry into life at home after a life-changing experience! Remember to check the show notes to find out more about how to contact him... Now, sit back, relax and enjoy this chat with Dr. Mark Mahoney! Contact Mark at: mahoneym@berea.edu
34:04
February 19, 2021
Design Cast - Episode #46 - Michael Cohen - The Tech Rabbi
On this episode of Design Cast I had the awesome chance to chat with Michael Cohen.  Michael, aka ‘The Tech Rabbi’, is the Director of Innovation at Yeshiva University High Schools in Los Angeles.  He is also the founder of letsdubbleup.com.  Dubble Up’s mission is to “prepare teens with the skills today to stand out and showcase their unique ideas and strengths to their top university, dream company or the spirit to start their own.”  Our conversation is really lively and filled with great insight, so I am sure that you will enjoy it! Remember to check the show notes to find out more about how to contact him... Now, sit back, relax and enjoy this chat with Michael Cohen! Contact Michael at: thetechrabbi on all of the major social media channels.
41:22
February 12, 2021
Design Cast - Episode #45 - John Zobrist - What is Innovation?
On this episode of Design Cast I had the absolute honor of speaking with John Zobrist. John is the K-12 Head of Innovation at UWCSEA - East Campus, Singapore and brings more than two decades of experience nurturing student innovators to identify social, environmental and economic problems and apply design thinking and creative concepts to improve individuals and communities.  We had a great time talking about his journey into education and what his vision is for the future of his newest role!  I am confident that you will enjoy listening to what he has to say!  Remember to check the show notes to find out more about how to contact him... Now, sit back, relax and enjoy this chat with John! Contact John at: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-zobrist-4b37251b9/ Email: john.zobrist@uwcsea.edu.sg https://www.uwcsea.edu.sg/perspectives-collections/pov-author-page-posts/john-zobrist
38:07
February 5, 2021
Design Cast - Episode #44 - Phil Cotton - Learnbylayers
On this episode of Design Cast I had the pleasure of talking with Phil Cotton. Phil is a Design and Technology Teacher, and Founder of Learnbylayers.  Learnbylayers is an online resource for all of the things an educator might need to design and deliver a 3D printing curriculum in their classroom.  Phil and I had a great time chatting about how his business started, how he has had to adjust during the current global situation to meet the needs of his customers and what his vision is for Learnbylayers!  I am sure that you will enjoy this episode!  Check out the show notes for links to the resources that Phil shares. Now, sit back, relax and enjoy this chat with Phil Cotton! Follow Phil on Twitter: @learnbylayers3d IG: learnbylayers LinkedIn Learnbylayers Website
30:14
January 29, 2021
Design Cast - Episode #43 - Chris Stephenson - The Art of the Pivot
On this episode of Design Cast I had the awesome opportunity to chat with my friend Chris Stephenson. Chris is an MYP Development Consultant with Toddle, and “Lead Learner” and Founder of Atlantic Isle Consulting.  We have a great discussion about how being able to ‘pivot’ is important now more than ever.  Chris has had many chances to do just that.  We recorded this episode as the weather was changing where I live so my allergies were in full swing, so please forgive my congestion! Enough of me talking!  Now, sit back, relax and enjoy this chat with Chris! Follow Chris on Twitter: @geographywee www.toddleapp.com & www.atlanticisle.com
40:48
January 22, 2021
Design Cast - Episode #42 - Mike Bycraft - Mini Golf, Robotics, and Monuments
On this episode of Design Cast I was honored to jam out with my friend Mike Bycraft. Mike is Head of Design and Innovation for grades 6-12 at Korea International School.  He has done so much in his career to advance the mission of ‘design education’ from speaking at regional events to writing articles for well known publications.  You can find out all about this on this website that is listed in the show notes.  We had a blast talking about the journey that he has taken to get to his current position as well as what he sees as the next steps for the program at KIS.  I am confident that you will find Mike’s passion infectious! This is the season four premiere of Design Cast!  There will be new episodes weekly so please send me your thoughts and ideas for future topics!  Thank you for your continued support and feedback! If you are enjoying this podcast, please leave a review.  This helps the podcast get discovered by listeners that might not find it otherwise. It also helps me to continually define the direction of future guests and episodes!  Feel free to drop by my website www.jasonreagin.ga to leave me a comment or sign up to be considered as a guest for future episodes.  Also, don’t forget to stop by Anchor and leave me a voice clip that could end up in an upcoming show! Now, sit back, relax and enjoy this chat with Mike Bycraft! Follow Mike on Twitter: @mabycraft Mike’s Website YouTube Channel
46:38
January 15, 2021
Design Cast - End of Year Wrap up!
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07:26
January 2, 2021
Design Cast - Episode #41 - Dr. Ashley Gess- STEAMIFY
On this episode of Design Cast I was delighted to speak with Dr. Ashley Gess. Dr. Gess is an Assistant Professor of STEAM education at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia.  Her passion for STEAM education is contagious and it was very enjoyable to hear about her journey into education.  Dr. Gess has been instrumental in founding the STEAMIFY competition at Augusta University.  I feel you will really find her discussion of ‘integrative’ STEM & STEAM very insightful!  You will also hear about her podcast! This is the season three finale of Design Cast.  Stay tuned in mid Jan 2021 for the season 4 kick off with new episodes!  Thank you for your continued support and feedback! If you are enjoying this podcast, please leave a review.  This helps the podcast get discovered by listeners that might not find it otherwise. It also helps me to continually define the direction of future guests and episodes! Now, sit back, relax and enjoy this chat with Dr. Ashley Gess! Follow Dr. Gess on Twitter: @isteamprof Websites: https://www.augusta.edu/faculty/directory/view.php?id=AGESS https://www.augusta.edu/education/community-outreach/steamify/ https://www.augusta.edu/education/community-outreach/room366/ Email: STEAMed@augusta.edu
38:24
December 25, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #40 - Cecil Mack - Tech Innovation Coach
On this episode of Design Cast I had the opportunity to speak with Cecil Mack. Cecil is a Technology Innovation Coach at UNIS in Hanoi, Vietnam.  We talk about a whole host of different topics from his love of learning new things to livestreaming ducklings!  I know that you will enjoy listening to his journey into education and what he is involved with now at his current school. It is episode #40!  What an amazing year for this podcast in a year that has seen a lot of ups and downs, but mostly downs.  Thank you for your continued support and feedback! Please subscribe, rate, and share this podcast. If you have ideas for future episodes or would like to be a guest, please reach out through my website www.jasonreagin.ga as there is a contact form on the website. If typing a message isn’t your thing, you can use this link to share a voice message! https://anchor.fm/design-cast-podcast/message Now, sit back, relax and enjoy my chat with Cecil Mack! Follow Cecil on Twitter: @cecilwmack 
27:45
December 18, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #39 - Liz Gallo - WhyMaker
On this episode of Design Cast I had the opportunity to speak with Liz Gallo. Liz is the CEO of WhyMaker.  “WhyMaker is a STEM professional development company that focuses on cultivating technology based project plans with teachers to improve students overall success.”  We had a great time talking all about STEM and the Maker movement.  Liz has a book called “Surfing On Rocks” and recommends that everyone reads “The Coaching Habit”. You can check out WhyMaker at https://www.whymaker.co/   All of the social media channels are right there on the website!  I highly recommend having a look... Please subscribe, rate, and share this podcast. If you have ideas for future episodes or would like to be a guest, please reach out through my website www.jasonreagin.ga as there is a contact form on the website. If typing a message isn’t your thing, you can use this link to share a voice message! https://anchor.fm/design-cast-podcast/message Now, sit back and enjoy my chat with Liz Gallo! Liz suggests that we follow these folks on Twitter! @JonRedeker @ljblank
28:28
December 11, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #38 - Todd Vander Velde - My High School Teacher!
On this episode of Design Cast I had the opportunity to speak with my high school industrial arts teacher, Coach Todd Vander Velde. Coach as he is known, has been a source of inspiration to me throughout my teaching career.  He is an all around awesome guy and listening to him talk about his 37 year teaching career is something wonderful!  It was such a pleasure to chat with him about what he is up to now and how things used to be! You can check out his students’ metalwork at www.rocketmfg.org.  All of their social media contacts are right there on their website!  I highly recommend having a look... Please subscribe, rate, and share this podcast. If you have ideas for future episodes or would like to be a guest, please reach out through my website www.jasonreagin.ga as there is a contact form on the website. If typing a message isn’t your thing, you can use this link to share a voice message! https://anchor.fm/design-cast-podcast/message Now, sit back and enjoy the chat that I had with Coach V!
31:02
December 4, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #37 - Eric Burton - Classwork Zoom
On this episode of Design Cast I had the opportunity to speak with Eric Burton. Eric is the founder and creator of Classwork Zoom, which is a Chrome Extension that educators can use that utilizes the revision history of Google Docs and other items in your Google Classroom.  It allows the teacher to look at the time spent on an assignment by a student and includes analytics.  I have used it and it is an amazing tool to make your work as a teacher more efficient and effective. Eric has made this product free to review a single student’s work at a time!  His website is http://classworkzoom.com and you can search for it in the Chrome Extension Store.  I highly recommend checking this out to anyone that uses Google Classroom. Please subscribe, rate, and share this podcast. If you have ideas for future episodes or would like to be a guest, please reach out through my website www.jasonreagin.ga as there is a contact form on the website. If typing a message isn’t your thing, you can use this link to share a voice message! https://anchor.fm/design-cast-podcast/message Now, sit back and enjoy the chat that I had with Eric Burton! You can connect with Eric: Website - http://classworkzoom.com Twitter - @ericb321 @ClassworkZoom GEG: Thirsty Thursday YouTube Channel Book recommendation: Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions [Join my Newsletter for this podcast and, OF COURSE, I will never share your information with anyone]
29:38
November 27, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #36 - Tony Ryan - DATA UK
On this episode of Design Cast I had the amazing opportunity to speak with Tony Ryan. Tony is the Chief Executive of the Design and Technology Association or DATA. We talk about how he started out as an automotive technician and ended up in education almost by accident!  The professional journey that Tony has taken is such a pleasure to hear about.  I really enjoyed chatting with him about all of the great work that is happening with DATA even during these uncertain times! There are extensive show notes over at the hyperdoc linked here! https://coda.io/@jason-reagin/design-cast-31 Please subscribe, rate, and share this podcast. If you have ideas for future episodes or would like to be a guest, please reach out through my website www.jasonreagin.ga as there is a contact form on the website. If typing a message isn’t your thing, you can use this link to share a voice message! https://anchor.fm/design-cast-podcast/message I cannot wait to hear from you!  Now, sit back and enjoy the chat that I had with Tony Ryan!
33:16
November 20, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #35 - Melissa Guyan - Forever Love Publishing
On this episode of Design Cast I had the chance to catch up with Melissa Guyan. Melissa is the founder of ‘Forever Love Publishing’ (https://www.foreverlovepublishing.com/). With over 60 novels under her belt, Melissa is a very experienced author and storyteller. We talk about how she started out as a teacher and moved to being a prolific writer of teen romance novels!  Melissa shares about her experiences growing up and how they contributed to her becoming an author.  I really enjoyed chatting with her about her process and her suggestions for teachers to foster the love of writing in students! You can find out more about Melissa and her publishing company over at her website: https://www.foreverlovepublishing.com/about/  All of her social media handles are also included on her website. Please subscribe, rate, and share this podcast. If you have ideas for future episodes or would like to be a guest, please reach out through my website www.jasonreagin.ga as there is a contact form on the website. If typing a message isn’t your thing, you can use this link to share a voice message! https://anchor.fm/design-cast-podcast/message I cannot wait to hear from you!  Now, sit back and enjoy the chat that I had with Melissa Guyan!
35:34
November 13, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #34 - Ross McGill - Teacher Toolkit
On this episode of Design Cast I had the amazing opportunity to chat with Ross McGill. Ross is the founder of ‘Teacher Toolkit’ (https://www.teachertoolkit.co.uk/). With over 25 years in education, Ross left the school environment to focus on his website and resource curation full time just over three years ago.  He has authored 8 books and is currently pursuing his educational doctorate from Cambridge.  Our chat starts with Ross talking about his life as a Design & Technology teacher.  We then touch on a whole host of other topics about what led him up to this point in his career and what his current projects are all about.  I am confident that you will enjoy this episode! You can find out more about Ross and even leave him a voice message over at his website: https://www.teachertoolkit.co.uk/contact-us/  All of his social media handles are also included on his website. Please subscribe, rate, and share this podcast. If you have ideas for future episodes or would like to be a guest, please reach out through my website www.jasonreagin.ga as there is a contact form on the website. If typing a message isn’t your thing, you can use this link to share a voice message! https://anchor.fm/design-cast-podcast/message I cannot wait to hear from you!  Now, sit back and enjoy the chat that I had with Ross McGill!
41:13
November 6, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #33 - Amanda Preske - Circuit Breaker Labs
On this episode of Design Cast I had the amazing opportunity to speak with Amanda Preske who owns and created Circuit Breaker Labs!  It was so fascinating to learn about how Amanda is using ‘eWaste’ to create beautiful wearable art, jewelry and framed pieces. My mind was totally engaged in thinking about how I can adapt her ideas and techniques in my Design classroom! I am confident that you will enjoy this episode! Please subscribe, rate, and share this podcast.  I appreciate all of the kind words and support that have been rolling in so far!  If you have ideas for future episodes or would like to be a guest, please reach out through my website www.jasonreagin.ga as there is a contact form on the website. If typing in a message isn’t your thing, you can use this link to share a voice message! https://anchor.fm/design-cast-podcast/message For a complete list of all of the links that assist you in interacting with Amanda and Circuit Breaker Labs see below: Instagram: @CircuitBreakerLabs  Website www.CircuitBreakerLabs.com Facebook Page: @CircuitBreakerLabs (Facebook.com/CircuitBreakerLabs)
31:35
October 30, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #32 - Craig Kemp - Ignite EdTech
On this episode of Design Cast I had the chance to chat with my friend Craig Kemp who is owner and creator of “Ignite EdTech”!  We have a great discussion about all things EdTech. I am confident that you will enjoy this episode! Please subscribe, rate, and share this podcast.  I appreciate all of the kind words and support that have been rolling in so far!  If you have ideas for future episodes or would like to be a guest, please reach out through my website www.jasonreagin.ga as there is a contact form on the website. If typing in a message isn’t your thing, you can use this link to share a voice message! https://anchor.fm/design-cast-podcast/message For an expanded description of what we talk about in the podcast check out the linked hyperdoc below: https://coda.io/@jason-reagin/design-cast-31
26:37
October 23, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #31 - Aidan Hammond - Command Term Guru
On this episode of Design Cast I had the fantastic opportunity to chat with Aidan Hammond who is the current Head of Design at Branksome Hall Asia in Jeju, South Korea!  We have a great discussion about command terms, working during lockdown and circular design!  I am confident that you will enjoy this episode! Please subscribe, rate, and share this podcast.  I appreciate all of the kind words and support that have been rolling in so far!  If you have ideas for future episodes or would like to be a guest, please reach out through my website www.jasonreagin.ga as there is a contact form on the website. If typing in a message isn’t your thing, you can use this link to share a voice message! https://anchor.fm/design-cast-podcast/message For an expanded description of what we talk about in the podcast check out the linked hyperdoc below: https://coda.io/d/Design-Cast-31_dPv7OkLcI2x
38:08
October 16, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #30 - Natalie Kunst - Permaculture
On this episode of Design Cast I had the awesome opportunity to chat with Natalie Kunst who is the current MYP Coordinator at Preshil School in Melbourne.  In addition to the coordinator role, Natalie is also the MYP Design, Visual Arts and DP Film teacher!  We have an awesome discussion about interdisciplinary units, working from home during lockdown and permaculture!  I am confident that you will really enjoy this episode! Please subscribe, rate, and share this podcast.  I appreciate all of the kind words and support that have been rolling in so far!  If you have ideas for future episodes or would like to be a guest, please reach out through my website www.jasonreagin.ga as there is a contact form on the website. If typing in a message isn’t your thing, you can use this link to share a voice message! https://anchor.fm/design-cast-podcast/message For an expanded description of what we talk about in the podcast check out the linked hyperdoc below: https://coda.io/d/Design-Cast-30_dzZ-WCcQJtd
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October 9, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #29 - Justin Bedard - Innovation with JUMP! Foundation
On this episode of Design Cast I had the opportunity to speak to Justin Bedard of the Jump! Foundation.  Justin spent his childhood playing in the islands of Indonesia and his formative years exploring and learning in China. He has a strong passion for educational innovation, and he is recognized for his commitment to youth programs around the world. He has filled his life with organizational consulting, leadership facilitation, community development, and time playing in the wilderness. The JUMP! Foundation’s vision is to Inspire individuals through transformational experiences. Empower individuals with skills and resources to create positive impact.  Engage individuals with local and global communities.  Justin talks about this throughout the discussion and we even get into chatting about the current state of education and how innovation will hopefully have a lasting impact on education moving into the unknown future!  I am confident that you will enjoy listening as much as we enjoyed chatting! Please subscribe, rate, and share this podcast.  I appreciate all of the kind words and support that have been rolling in so far!  If you have ideas for future episodes or would like to be a guest, please reach out through my website www.jasonreagin.ga as there is a contact form on the website.   You can also use this link to share a voice message! https://anchor.fm/design-cast-podcast/message
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October 2, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #28 - James Bleach - JambleD&T
On this episode of Design Cast I had the awesome opportunity to chat with James Bleach.  James is the Head of Design and Technology at Tanglin Trust School in Singapore.  Many listeners will be familiar with him through his creation of classroom resources that are featured on this website and Facebook group known as JambleD&T.  We talk about our shared love of all things D&T and what inspires us to share our experiences.  I am confident that you will enjoy listening as much as we enjoyed chatting! Please subscribe, rate, and share this podcast.  I appreciate all of the kind words and support that have been rolling in so far!  If you have ideas for future episodes or would like to be a guest, please reach out through my website www.jasonreagin.ga as there is a contact form on the website.  I see that folks have reached out to me there lately but for some reason I did not get the notification.  I have fixed this now and if you left a comment for me there I will be reaching out very soon! You can also use this link to share a voice message! https://anchor.fm/design-cast-podcast/message For an expanded description of what we talk about in the podcast check out the linked hyperdoc below: https://coda.io/@jason-reagin/design-cast-28
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September 26, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #27 - Ashton Simmonds - Designer to Educator
In this episode of Design Cast I sit down with Mr. Ashton Simmonds.  He is Australian and currently works as an MYP Design teacher in Japan.  Designer by trade, Ashton later discovered that he enjoyed teaching.  Like so many of my guests, he started down one path and somewhere along the way switched over to teaching Design.  We talk about his school, students and projects he is working on.  Two points of interest to look out for are the way he is able to try out high-end 3D printers and the project he is wanting to do with bicycles! So be on the lookout for that! As always, if you are enjoying this podcast, please rate it, leave a comment or review and subscribe!  Also, please share this podcast with colleagues and others in your professional network that might like to hear it.  Finally, reach out on all the major social media platforms to me if you have an episode idea or if you would like to appear as a guest! Now, time for my chat with Ashton Simmonds! Connect with Ashton on LinkedIn and Facebook! Links from the chat: Figma - UX Design Mural - Canvas multi-user
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September 19, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #26 - Jon Halligan - CP through VIE Education
On this episode of Design Cast I had the pleasure of speaking to Mr. Jon Halligan.  He has held multiple roles from teacher to school leadership. Jon worked in multiple education institutions from primary to tertiary, state and private, from the UK to the UAE. For the last 5 years, Jon worked as the Head of Development & Recognition for the IBO in The Hague.  Jon has several startup projects that he is currently working on and we talk about those in this episode. A lot of what we talked about dealt with the IB Career-related Programme or CP.  We have a lively discussion around the components of the CP and how schools can get started implementing the programme.  Jon also talks about his new start-up projects and they are VIE education which is the company that is setting up two different international schools in Switzerland which are going to be CP only schools! I am currently the CP coordinator at my school and I see tremendous opportunities with ‘Personal Design Pathways’ for schools all over the world.  This conversation with Jon only confirmed my philosophy further!  I hope that you can see the possibilities for the design programs in your schools!!! I would like to ask everyone who enjoys this podcast to review it wherever you listen to it!  Please subscribe and share with your professional network. Now, please enjoy this chat Jon! You can connect with Jon on LinkedIn and Twitter! @jon_halligan @Montreuxis on twitter & “VIE education” on LinkedIn Links to Jon’s newest projects: Company website is www.vie-education.com and new school, www.montreuxis.ch (Both launching soon!) Books: Rebel Ideas Innovation Stack
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September 12, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #25 - Andy Richardson - Maker Faire
On this episode of Design Cast I had the honor of speaking with Mr. Andy Richardson.  I connected with Andy via social media and through mutual colleagues.  He is an Industrial Arts and Design Technology Teacher at Northfield Public Schools District # 659 in St Paul, Minnesota.  Andy just completed a six year stent at the Lincoln Community School in Ghana, West Africa where he was the Head of Design.  During this time in Ghana, Andy successfully planned and implemented several maker faires in the school community.  We had an awesome time chatting about the struggles and successes of pulling off such an event!  I am sure that you will enjoy our conversation! I would like to ask everyone who enjoys this podcast to review it wherever you listen to it!  Please subscribe and share with your professional network.  Also, please check out my other podcast guest appearances where I talk about loads of topics with other content creators from around the world.  You can see the list of my appearances at my website www.jasonreagin.ga. If you listened to the episode with Evo Hannan in Season 2 of this podcast you will hopefully remember that he and I have been working on a Design Network Alliance.  The link to sign up is: http://gg.gg/DesignNetworkAlliance and we look forward to hearing from you! Now, sit back and enjoy this chat Andy! You can connect with Andy on LinkedIn.
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September 5, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #24 - Linda Keane - NEXT.cc
On this episode of Design Cast I had the pleasure of speaking with Linda Keane.  I connected with Linda after reading a few of her published articles on the subject of ‘Design Education’.  She is Professor of Architecture & Environmental Design At The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an eLearning Entrepreneur with the NEXT.cc. She promotes environmental education awareness within the context of a STEAM curricular framework.  This episode is really different as when we spoke, she shared her screen with me and had an entire presentation that illustrates the situations and concepts that she was discussing.  The video of this episode is available on my YouTube channel which is linked in the show notes.   If you would like to connect with Linda or check out the work that we talk about, head over to her website https://www.next.cc/ where the resources, tools, articles, and so on that you will hear about are located!  Again, the show notes for this episode will have links to many of the items that we discuss. I would like to ask everyone who enjoys this podcast to review it wherever you listen to it!  Please subscribe and share with your professional network.  Also, please check out my other podcast guest appearances where I talk about loads of topics with other content creators from around the world.  You can see the list of my appearances at my website www.jasonreagin.ga. Finally, I want to also share with you all an exciting resource that my friend Evo Hannah has been working on for the past 8-9 months.  Evo hosts a fortnightly livestream on YouTube called EdTalks Live: Ed Talks is a live talk show for teachers and parents to bring insights, thoughts and ideas from a local and global perspective, to help with remote learning and homeschooling needs. The next live show will premiere on Sept 6th at 7pm Gulf Standard Time.  If you have time please check it out, it is a lot of fun! Also, if you listened to the episode in Season 2 of this podcast when I spoke to Evo you will hopefully remember that he and I have been working on a Design Network Alliance.  The link to sign up is: http://gg.gg/DesignNetworkAlliance and we look forward to hearing from you! Now, sit back and enjoy this chat Linda Keane! Connect with Linda: www.saic.edu  (https://www.saic.edu/news/linda-keane-professor) https://www.NEXT.cc/  https://www.flickr.com/photos/next_cc/albums  https://www.instagram.com/next.cc/?hl=en  https://www.youtube.com/user/NEXTcc/videos  www.STUDIO1032.com  What book would you recommend that everyone read right now?  Emergent Strategy Shaping Change, Changing Worlds, Adrienne Maree Brown  National Geographics Double issue of How We Lost the World: A Pessimist’s Guide to Life in 2070  vs. an How we Saved the Planet: An Optimist’s Guide to Life in 2070 04.2020  Who do we need to follow on Twitter at the moment?  @MelSilk, @philiplbell, @CareerInSTEM, @STEMTeachTools, @girlsinSTEMkit,  @globalgreen, @girlsinSTEMkit, @stemefg, @ngcproject, @OfficialNGSS, many more Best YouTube channel for educators? https://ed.ted.com/,https://www.khanacademy.org/, https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/by-level,  YOUTUBE FOR KIDS,  National Geographic Kids,  MiaAcademy Learning Channel ,  SafeshareTv,  NAT Geo,  NOAA,  NASA,  EARTH,  Urban Observatory  Just look at NEXT.cc’s Explore links and all of the videos connected!!!
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August 29, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #23 - Craig Frehlich - VR for Education
On this episode of Design Cast I had the honor of speaking with Mr. Craig Frehlich.  I have known Craig for a while; however, we have collaborated together on several podcast and livestream events in the last 6 months.  His work with VR is commendable and trendsetting.  I very much enjoyed our conversation that centered mostly around the uses of VR in schools, but we touch on several other topics.  His book is available for pre-order now! If you would like to get in touch with Craig you can check out the links to his online presence in the show notes as well as a link to preorder his new book! I would like to ask everyone who enjoys this podcast to review it wherever you listen to it!  Please subscribe and share with your professional network.  Also, please check out my other podcast guest appearances where I talk about loads of topics with other content creators from around the world.  You can see the list of my appearances at my website www.jasonreagin.ga. I would love to hear how you and your school are preparing to teach students this year!  I know that everyone is at different places in their journey whether it be face to face or completely online or somewhere in between.  Please share your experience with me!  Head over to Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, or Anchor to connect with me about this topic.  I hope to put some of these thoughts into a future episode!  Again, thank you all to the overwhelming positive response to this podcast!  I will keep going as long as I can and there is a need for this sort of information!!! On a final note, I’ll be leading a discussion on August 26th about the World Economic Forum and how it can be used to produce robust units and classroom activities for #IB_C_P/ IB_DP! Don’t miss the opportunity to register for this PD workshop!  The link for registration is listed in the show notes and I will be blasting it out on all of my online PLNs in the coming days! Now, sit back and enjoy this chat between myself and Craig! Connect with Craig! Twitter: @cfrehlichteach Website https://cfrehlich.wixsite.com/vrhelp Podcast: https://cfrehlich.podbean.com/ Book: Immersive Learning: A Practical Guide to Harnessing Virtual Reality’s Superpowers in Education,  https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1475857942/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0 IB Webinar Registration Link
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August 22, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #22 - Suhail Khan - Food Design for Service
In this episode of Design Cast I had the pleasure of speaking with Mr. Suhail Khan.  Mr. Khan is a relatively new teacher to the profession, but has lots of experience beyond time in the classroom.  We talk about a range of topics, but what was most interesting about our chat was the time spent talking about how he has used Food Design as a service activity in Pune, India.  I am sure that you will all enjoy listening to it as much as did speaking with him about it. I would like to ask everyone who enjoys this podcast to review it wherever you listen to it!  Please subscribe and share with your professional network.  Also, please check out my other podcast guest appearances where I talk about loads of topics with other content creators from around the world.  You can see the list of my appearances at my website www.jasonreagin.ga. I would love to hear how you and your school are preparing to teach students this year!  I know that everyone is at different places in their journey whether it be face to face or completely online or somewhere in between.  Please share your experience with me!  Head over to Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, or Anchor to connect with me about this topic.  I hope to put some of these thoughts into a future episode!  Again, thank you all to the overwhelming positive response to this podcast!  I will keep going as long as I can and there is a need for this sort of information!!! On a final note, I’ll be leading a discussion on August 26th about the World Economic Forum and how it can be used to produce robust units and classroom activities for #IB_C_P/ IB_DP! Don’t miss the opportunity to register for this PD workshop!  The link for registration will be listed on my LinkedIn and Twitter feeds starting August 24th, so be on the lookout for that!!! Now, sit back and enjoy this chat between myself and Mr. Khan!
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August 15, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #21 - David Ardley - The “Value” of Design Education
On this episode of Design Cast, I chat with my long time colleague and friend, David Ardley.  Dave and I met in the summer of 2006 when he was the workshop leader of a DP Design Technology course that I participated in.  The training was amazing and we have kept in touch and collaborated ever since!  Our friendship is another reason why the ‘design’ education field globally is such an awesome opportunity to be active. In this chat, Dave and I discuss a whole range of topics, but as the discussion moves on the theme of ‘value added education’ emerges.  This is a very valuable concept for school to consider and to take into account when planning for short and long term goals.  We would love to hear from you on this topic!  Please reach out in either the comment section of Anchor or through my website www.jasonreagin.ga Dave shared several books with me during our chat.  They are: Creating Cultures of Thinking - How to transform our schools by Ron Ritchhart; Turn The Ship Around (turning followers into Leaders) by David Marquet You can follow David on the following: Twitter: https://twitter.com/V2education Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/dave.ardley/ Website or Blog: www.ardles.com Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.ch/DesEdSwiss/  https://www.pinterest.ch/Ardles2/ PaperLi (Journal): https://paper.li/V2education/1376813588#/ I want to also share with you all an exciting resource that my friend Evo Hannan has been working on for the past 8-9 months.  Evo hosts a fortnightly livestream on YouTube called EdTalks Live: Ed Talks is a live talk show for teachers and parents to bring insights, thoughts and ideas from a local and global perspective, to help with remote learning and homeschooling needs. The next live show will premiere on Sept 6th at 7pm Gulf Standard Time.  If you have time please check it out, it is a lot of fun! Also, if you listened to the episode in Season 2 of this podcast when I spoke to Evo you will hopefully remember that he and I have been working on a sort of Global Design Alliance.  We will be sending out a form to those who are interested in joining in our alliance in the coming weeks, so please keep an eye out on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and so on!  You can find out more about Evo's show at www.evohannan.com  Now, on to the chat with David Ardley!
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August 8, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #20 - Jarrett Dunbar - Biomimicry & Beyond!
On this episode of Design Cast, I speak to Jarrett Dunbar.  Jarrett started his career as an industrial designer and moved into teaching later.  I worked with Jarrett over the past 2 years and enjoyed his spirit of collaboration and life-long learning!  He is now headed to the American School in Rio.  We talk about all kinds of topics, but find focus in talking about Biomimicry.  This is a field that has been gaining more traction in the last few years as a way to find inspiration in nature and the natural world around us.  Have a listen to this awesome conversation! You can follow Jarrett on: Twitter: @IAMNOTJDunbvr  Instagram: @jdunbvrEDU Biomimicry Institute https://biomimicry.org/ Twitter: @BiomimicryInst Biomimicry 3.8 https://biomimicry.net/ Twitter: @JanineBenyus @Biomimicry38 AskNature https://asknature.org/ The Biomimicry Center - Arizona State University http://biomimicry.asu.edu/ designboom https://www.designboom.com/ Jarrett follows these folks on Instagram: @alice.rawsthorn @danielsimondesign @design.ellipse @sketchmonkey @gorden.wagener @yankodesign @designmilk @smartdesign @archdaily @designboom @architizer @unstudio_architecture @designerspen @the.designjournal @parametric.3d @sketchadaydotcom @sketchstorm @minimalissimo @archipello @prodeez @designburger @weeklydesignchallenge @dopelyindustrial @architecturever @formworksdesign @adesignersmind @architizer @thedesignw0rld @argo_concepts @student_design_showcase @designnest @real_designers_ship @technologyspot @design.therapy @worldindustrialdesigncommunity @untitledobjects_ @proucture @msaninm @platformn_ @marius.kindler @layer_design @student.design @product.daily @produkt.hunter @details_furniture
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August 1, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #19 - The Podcast Launch Coach; Jodey Smith
On this episode of Design Cast, I speak to Jodey Smith.  Jodey describes his job as ‘Podcast Launch Coach’ and listening to his journey was fascinating.  He discusses his experiences and gives his take on launching and being consistent as a podcaster.     He recommends that listeners follow:  @cliffeotc - Cliff Ravenscraft @48DaysTeam - Dan Miller and the 48 Days Team   He highly recommends RODECaster Pro for podcasting!   https://www.rode.com/rodecasterpro
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May 17, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #18 - "The Life-Giving Leader": Tyler Reagin
On this special family edition of Design Cast, I have the awesome opportunity to talk with my brother, Tyler Reagin. He is the founder and CEO of The Life Giving Company (lifegiving.co). He is the author of The Life-Giving Leader (Oct 2018) and a 2nd leadership book due out March 2021. He was the President of Catalyst, a leadership development organization that exists to unify and equip leaders who love the Church through resources and experiential events. At its core, Catalyst is a community of change makers. Through live events, weekly podcast, digital resources and a community-building app, the Catalyst team leans into leaders who are seeking to create courageous change in the world. Over 100,000 leaders from around the world connect to Catalyst per year. Prior to leading the charge at Catalyst, Tyler served for seven years under the leadership of Andy Stanley as the Service Programming Director of Browns Bridge Community Church (a campus of North Point Ministries). He received his Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and serves as a leadership coach for teams and organizations. You can follow him on Twitter & Instagram @tylerreagin His website is https://www.tylerreagin.com/ and you can find all the links that we talk about on episode here...
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May 9, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #17 - Matt Zarb: Head of Technologies & Design
On this episode of Design Cast, I am joined by Matt Zarb. Matt is the Head of Technologies and Design at Helena College, Perth, Western Australia. We have a great chat about all things ‘design’ including his interesting journey to arrive at the point where he is now! Helena College is located on the outskirts of greater Perth. Matt recommends that we follow: Lenny Dutton @LennyDutton Jon Spencer @spencerideas #aussieEd #Whatisschool Read: Building School 2.0 You can follow Matt at @mattoman71 on twitter!
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May 2, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #16 - EdTalks Live from Dubai with Evo Hannan
This episode I sit down with Evo Hannan.  Evo is passionate about design and innovation in education. Innately driven by his desire to create positive change and a passion for design, Evo has utilised his 19 years of educational experience to channel into passion projects which have made an impact across the globe. EvoHannan.com @evo_hannan (Twitter) IG - Project.Decade -- 7 Days Sessions EDTalks Live from Dubai Spark Tank - Dwight Dubai Inspired by: James Dyson Norman Foster Steve Jobs Elon Musk
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April 26, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #15 - The Excited Educator! Lenny Dutton
On this episode of Design Cast, I am honored to have Lenny Dutton-Williams on talking about her journey to where she is now AND some super secret news that you will only hear on Design Cast! Lenny founded and organizes the wildly popular, 'IB Educator Zooms'! We talk about a whole host of topics; nevertheless, here are the links to the apps and websites that we chatted about: Parlay Boom-Writer #MYPChat Free Tech For Teachers Edutopia Project Zero Disney in the Classroom SCAD - Themed Entertainment James Dyson Design Awards Red Dot Design Awards Podcast: Flash Forward Google Arts and Culture Google Trends Screensaver Hodder Website for Lenny’s Book You can find her at www.excitededucator.com or follow her on Twitter @LennyDutton
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April 19, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #14 - Challenges and Successes in a new design program!
In this episode, I speak to Alex Braden, EdTech Coach and Design teacher at Shanghai American School, Pudong Campus.  He shared with me his successes and struggles in starting and building a new Design program.  The added stress of the COVID19 situation has made this very difficult.     Please follow Alex on Twitter @AlexMBraden   As always please like and subscribe!   #DesignGuy  #DesignCast #MYPDesign #DesignThinking
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April 16, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #13 - IB Matters Podcast Crossover!
I am joined by Jon Peterson and Kurt Carlson from the IB Matter Podcast for a double recording!  Jon and Kurt chatted with me about all things to do with MYP Design and the Career-related Programme.  I was able to ask some questions as well!!  I hope that you enjoy our chat as much as we did...   You can find out more on the IB Matters Podcast Website!
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April 11, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #12 - The Changing Face of Professional Development
This episode has Dr. Jennifer Chang Wathall joining me to talk about how the current global situation has changed the way teachers are professionally developed.   While we discussed many things, the most talked about topic was: #transformlearning #transformpedagogy   Follow Jennie on twitter @JenniferWathall   The two books that she mentions are:   eLearning Ecologies     Deep Learning  
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April 4, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #11 - Creating an Online Presence as an Educator
Design Cast #11 - Creating an Online Presence as an Educator!   Join me and an expert panel of guests as we talk about how educators can leverage the power of social media!   Follow the guests here: Kevin O'Shea - https://www.facebook.com/makingbetterteachers/ Sethi De Clercq - https://www.youtube.com/c/flippedclassroomtutorials Michael Coleman - https://www.youtube.com/user/GTcO/featured   Please leave a voice message about this or any other episode!   I would love to include it in a future episode!
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March 28, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #10 - Perspectives of Curriculums Leaders (regarding Design programs)
I had the pleasure of interviewing Mr. Terry Linton on March 18, 2020.  He is the Director of Curriculum at Beanstalk Education Group in Beijing, China.  We discussed a whole host of things, but most importantly, Terry was able to lend insight into how senior leaders in a school plan for the implementation of teaching and learning in a school.  He also shared his perceptions of how outsiders might see a "design" program in a school.  He gives some suggestions to making your design program shine! I hope that you enjoy listening as much as I had chatting with him!
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March 19, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #9 - Podcasting in Education
As an educator, have you ever wanted to start your own podcast?  Have you thought about using podcasting as a teaching tool?  Tune in to hear how these podcasting educator all-stars got their start and hear their tips and tricks that can help you!    Guests: Sara Candela @Scandela9 Kim Hogg @mskhogg Alex McMillan @MrAlexEdTech Briana Samuelson Jason Reagin @diskon4no   Guests' Podcasts: From Bell 2 Bell - http://frombelltobell.libsyn.com/ Design Cast - https://anchor.fm/design-cast-podcast EdTech Lense - https://alexmcmillan.co/podcast-edtech-lens/   Podcasts mentioned in this episode: Beautiful/Anonymous - https://www.earwolf.com/show/beautiful-anonymous/ Code Switch - https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/ All Songs Considered - https://www.npr.org/sections/allsongs/ 99% Invisible - https://99percentinvisible.org/ The Bitter Southern - https://bittersoutherner.com/podcast-season-2   Application mentioned: synth.audio
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March 14, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #8 - Using Drones in Education
Have you ever wondered how you can leverage the power of drones to enhance your teaching? Are you interested in getting started with droning but have no idea where to begin?  Tune in to discuss this with our expert panel!   Rob McElroy @EdTechMac Stuart Slay @Stuart_Slay Terry Linton @TerryRLinton David McMahon @OrTwoDeeTwo Craig Frehlich @Cfrehlichteach   Here are some links from the chat that you might find useful! https://youtu.be/VAwPgwwo8sY https://kuula.co/post/7kYW7/collection/7fyS3 https://time.com/3430309/watch-these-beautiful-drones-dance-with-cirque-du-soleil/ https://kuula.co/profile/EdTechMac/collections https://uavcoach.com/drone-laws/ https://www.dji.com/kr/flysafe/geo-map https://images.app.goo.gl/hX6gVMF5TeLos9if7 https://www.robolink.com/codrone/  You can email me at mr.reagin@gmail.com or call my Google voicemail +1.678.870.6676, I promise that I will not answer. It should go straight to voicemail. If you want to leave me a message that you want played on a future podcast that would be awesome! I have been using Voxer and really like its ease of use. My Voxer ID is wjreagin and you can leave a walkie-talkie style message. You can also follow me on Twitter @diskon4no.
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March 9, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #7 - Distance Learning Due to School Closure
Are you an IB Design teacher (MYP, DP or both)? Is your school being impacted due to closures? How do you keep teaching "Design" remotely?  Tune in to hear how experience Design educators are handling this situation!   This episode features an expert panel of guests!   Sean Forde - EdTech Integrator at Chadwick International in Incheon, South Korea J.D. Holtrop - Technology Director at QAIS, Qingdao, China Chris Willauer - Design Teacher at SCIS in Shanghai, China   This episode was taken from a livestream event on YouTube on Feb 22, 2020.  Enjoy!
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March 9, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #6 - Digital vs. Product Design
Welcome to Design Cast episode #6!   Today, I am excited to be live streaming on YouTube from South Korea! I hope you find my discussion helpful!  I talk about the difference between Product and Digital Design and where you can 'teach skills' in an MYP Design Class!  There are a number of ways to get in touch with me. You can email me at mr.reagin@gmail.com or call my Google voicemail +1.678.870.6676, I promise that I will not answer. It should go straight to voicemail. If you want to leave me a message that you want played on a future podcast that would be awesome!  I have been using Voxer and really like its ease of use. My Voxer ID is wjreagin and you can leave a walkie-talkie style message. You can also follow me on Twitter @diskon4no.  Or just visit http://gg.gg/designcast to find other way to connect with me.  I am looking forward to hearing from you. If you want to send in questions or suggestions about future episodes then please send them along.
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March 9, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #5 - Criterion D
Welcome to Design Cast episode #5!   Today, I am excited to have Chris Graham from Santiago, Chile; Kim Hogg from Incheon, South Korea and Sean Connors from Hawaii on the episode!  We will be hearing about ideas and experiences with Criterion D of the MYP Design Cycle. I hope you find our discussion helpful!   There are a number of ways to get in touch with me. You can email me at mr.reagin@gmail.com or call my Google voicemail +1.678.870.6676, I promise that I will not answer. It should go straight to voicemail. If you want to leave me a message that you want played on a future podcast that would be awesome! I have been using Voxer and really like its ease of use. My Voxer ID is wjreagin and you can leave a walkie-talkie style message. You can also follow me on Twitter @diskon4no.  Or just visit http://gg.gg/designcast to find other way to connect with me.  I am looking forward to hearing from you.  If you want to send in questions or suggestions about future episodes then please send them along.   I want to thank Kim, Chris and Sean for their insights into teaching Criterion D and of course, Maryanna MacMahon for the excellent intro!
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March 9, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #4 - Criterion C
Welcome to Design Cast episode #4!   Today, I am excited to have Kimberly Hogg joining me on the podcast. Kim has been taking things apart and putting them back together since she could hold a screwdriver. Expat since 2002, she believes in trying everything twice. Kim currently teaches MYP Language & Literature at Chadwick International in South Korea and has recently taught MYP Design at Somersfield Academy in Bermuda.  We will be discussing our thoughts and experiences with Criterion C of the MYP Design Cycle. I hope you find our discussion helpful!   There are a number of ways to get in touch with me. You can use the Google+ Community that many of you already are members of to leave me questions or suggestions. It is still active until we can find a better 'home' for it... :)  You can email me at mr.reagin@gmail.com or call my Google voicemail +1.678.870.6676, I promise that I will not answer. It should go straight to voicemail. If you want to leave me a message that you want played on a future podcast that would be awesome! I have been using Voxer and really like its ease of use. My Voxer ID is wjreagin and you can leave a walkie-talkie style message. You can also follow me on Twitter @diskon4no.  Or just visit http://gg.gg/designcast to find other way to connect with me.  I am looking forward to hearing from you.  If you want to send in questions or suggestions about Criterion D then please send them along and I will try to include the audio in future podcast episodes.   I want to thank Kim for her insights into teaching Criterion C and of course, Maryanna MacMahon for the excellent intro!
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March 9, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #3 - Criterion B
Welcome back to Design Cast episode #3!   I am very pleased to be podcasting again after another long break. I hope that everyone is having a restful summer or winter break!  I will be sharing my thoughts and experiences with Criterion B of the MYP Design Cycle. I have some feedback from another teacher about the topic as well.   There are a number of ways to get in touch with me. You can use the Google+ Community that many of you already are members of to leave me questions or suggestions.  You can email me at mr.reagin@gmail.com or call my Google voicemail +1.678.870.6676, I promise that I will not answer. It should go straight to voicemail. If you want to leave me a message that you want played on a future podcast that would be awesome! I have been using Voxer and really like its ease of use. My Voxer ID is wjreagin and you can leave a walkie-talkie style message. You can also follow me on Twitter @diskon4no.  Or just visit http://gg.gg/designcast to find other way to connect with me.    I am looking forward to hearing from you. If you want to send in questions or suggestions about Criterion C then please send them along and I will try to include the audio in future podcast episodes.  I want to thank Luc Crowther for his insights into teaching Criterion B and of course, Maryanna Geraghty for the excellent intro! It never gets old!
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March 9, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #2 - Criterion A
Super excited to be back podcasting and hopefully this episode helps you out in some way in your classroom. Apologies for the sound quality as I am still waiting for my new microphone. Here is a run down of the episode: 1. Welcome Back 2. IBEN Information 3. Criterion A - Discussion 4. ePortfolio Concerns 5. Future Podcasts 6. What are your students doing? 7. Contact me!!!  As always thanks to Maryanna for the excellent intro, I never get tired of hearing it!!!  Up next time, Criterion B, so please get in touch!
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March 9, 2020
Design Cast - Episode #1 - The beginning!
Join host Jason Reagin as he speaks with Jesse Donnelly and David McMahon about general MYP Design issues. They discuss minimum course requirements, common concerns and so on.  Special thanks to Maryanna Geraghty & JD Holtrop for making this first episode happen!
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March 9, 2020