Episode #15: Building a Student Feedback Plan
In this episode, we will discuss building blocks for creating a student feedback plan. We want to think intentionally about when and how we provide feedback to give our students the opportunity to revise their knowledge. Check out The EdTech Workshop website for template resources, quick EdTech tip videos, blog, and all the episodes of The EdTech Workshop Podcast. Template #1: Feedback Progression ** Link To Create a Copy: https://bit.ly/2NY4sSL Template #2: Student Reflection/Teacher Feedback ** Link To Create a Copy: https://bit.ly/3oOTIDn Template #3: Student Reflection/Peer Feedback ** Link To Create a Copy: https://bit.ly/2MX7HZX Template #4: Peer Feedback ** Link To Create a Copy: https://bit.ly/3e7gDHR
March 14, 2021
Episode #14: Exploring The "Insert" Options In Google Slides
In this "Quick Build" episode, we will take a quick look at the 17 options available to "insert" into a Google Slide. With this many options available, your creative juices will be flowing to build great things for your students. ** Link to the Cloud Audio Recorder: https://imclient.herokuapp.com/audiorecorder/ ** Link to The EdTech Workshop Website: https://theedtechworkshop.com/
February 28, 2021
Episode #13: Student Collaboration Options In A Blended Learning Environment
In this episode, I will be helping teachers create a "Collaboration Plan" for their students. The importance of collaboration, implementation ideas, and ways to leverage these activities in a blended learning environment will be discussed. Links to the templates discussed in this episode: Link for Student Reflection/Peer Feedback Collaboration Activity Template: https://bit.ly/2MX7HZX Link for Think-Pair-Share Collaboration Activity Template: https://bit.ly/3bpLa28 Link for Creating & Assigning Group Tasks Template: https://bit.ly/39izyew Link for Continuous Round Table Collaboration Activity Template: https://bit.ly/3c3dZlv Link for Collaboration Processing Activity Template: https://bit.ly/3bBG5Us Link for Critical Friends Feedback Template: https://bit.ly/31qMLPE Link for Critical Friends Feedback Lesson Information: https://bit.ly/2OfW8xB Link for Perspective Analysis Template: https://bit.ly/3l7jgcQ Link for Perspective Analysis Video Activity Template: https://bit.ly/3o5qCzk
February 14, 2021
Episode #12: Building Relationships To Change Your Culture
In this episode, I talk about how we can build and rebuild relationships to navigate out of the rough waters of negativity into the calm waters of positivity to change the culture of the only person you have control over, YOU!!
February 7, 2021
Episode #11: Quick Build: Building A Repertoire Of Proficiency With Chrome Extensions
In this "Quick Build" episode I will go over 6 Chrome extensions you should take a look at. I will give a brief overview of the extensions functionality and provide some practical ideas for their use for teachers and students. Critical Friends Feedback Protocol Blog Post: https://theedtechworkshop.com/2020/01/25/critical-friends-feedback-using-google-drawings/ Visit the EdTech Workshop for template resources, EdTech tip videos, and the EdTech Workshop Podcast. www.theedtechworkshop.com
February 1, 2021
Episode #10: Elements of Blended Learning
In this episode, I will give teachers a starting point in organizing their blended learning classroom after they have mad a decision on what type of blended learning model(s) they are going to use. Three main categories of "elements of blended learning" will be discussed. I will talk about using a "reminding reference" document to give teachers ideas for creating online, off-line and teacher-led activities within their blended learning model. Link to Elements of Blended Learning "Reference Reminder" Document: https://bit.ly/2ZxHEMH Link for 3-Station, Station Rotation Template: https://bit.ly/38bigzs Link for 4-Station, Station Rotation Template: https://bit.ly/3r3SOou Link for examples of using the templates: https://bit.ly/382cD6Q
January 24, 2021
Episode #9: Effective Teaching Strategies Using Record To Slides
This episode provides resources on how teachers can implement effective teaching strategies using Google Slides templates and the Record to Slides Chrome extension. This episode can be a springboard for helping with teacher workflow and increasing student engagement. Video/Audio Note Template: https://bit.ly/2X5p6kR Perspective Analysis Template: https://bit.ly/3o5qCzk Video/Audio Q & A Template: https://bit.ly/2LdDO6H Retrieval Practice Template: https://bit.ly/2W6N0Mm Student Reflection/Teacher Feedback Template: https://bit.ly/3oOTIDn Video on how to use the Record to Slides Chrome extension: https://youtu.be/bbFm_2-qVTI
January 17, 2021
Episode #8: Quick Build: Having Our Students Tell Us What They Know With A Brain Dump
In this first "quick build" episode, I will give teachers ideas on how they can incorporate a "Brain Dump" into their lessons. I will talk about a few tech tools that can make the workflow process for teachers more manageable. Link to create a copy of the Brain Dump Template: https://bit.ly/2W6N0Mm Link to 3-Choice, Choice Board Template: https://bit.ly/33QzMrC Link to 6-Choice, Choice Board Template: https://bit.ly/2GpkrFE Please visit The EdTech Workshop for links to more templates & resources, short EdTech tip videos, and The EdTech Workshop Blog. https://theedtechworkshop.com/
January 10, 2021
Episode #7: Was Your Old Normal That Awesome?
In this episode, we will talk about building a new normal in education. Many teachers are excited to get back to normal school and leave online learning at the front door. We will discuss practical ways to create a new normal to fix some of the problems we have had with the old normal.
January 4, 2021
Episode #6: Best Practices for Direct Instruction
In this episode, I give teachers a blueprint on how to use best practices to design and deliver direct instruction to their students. I will also discuss various tech tools to leverage to make this process more streamlined.
January 4, 2021
Episode #5: Building Off Best Practices For Remote Learning
This episode gives insights on best practices for remote learning. We welcome Meagan Schlecht and Lexi Steiner, EdTech coaches from Dickinson, ND, into the workshop to talk about the class we created for our teachers that allowed them to give feedback on how remote learning went for them. This episode is full of great ideas and practices to help make your remote learning experience rewarding.
May 12, 2020
Episode #4: Being Intentional About Lesson Planning
We should think intentionally about how we are creating lessons for our students. We obtain so many ideas and many of those are forgotten. In this episode, I want to help you create a blueprint for building a lesson for your students using a template that includes many great educational aspects we seem to forget about in the lesson planning process. Link to make a copy of my lesson plan template: https://docs.google.com/drawings/u/2/d/10ghBPCJlP6144viiRy2GpbZdLe6hWAn05IiU-oLFijI/copy
May 4, 2020
Episode #3: Turn Your PLC in to a PLN
Many schools have instituted a collaboration system called Professional Learning Communities or PLC's. These PLC's are commonly confined to one building, one department, or one grade level/content team. In this episode, we will give you a blueprint to build collaborative relationships outside your school building.
April 26, 2020
Episode #2: Building Student Learning Through Retrieval Practice
In Episode #2, we take a look at how to build a learning strategy called retrieval practice for our students. A special shout-out to Patrice Bain and Pooja Agarwal for their book, Powerful Teaching. Powerful Teaching Website Powerful Teaching Resources
April 19, 2020
Episode #1: Welcome to Leaving Your Comfort Zone
In episode #1, you are introduced to Greg Jung, a Educational Technology Coach from Dickinson, ND. He talks about the format of his new podcast that will help teachers build lessons, assessments, and relationships.
April 12, 2020