Archer’s TNT Classroom

Archer’s TNT Classroom

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By Joe Archer
This podcast is all about transforming your teaching pedagogy, practise and delivery of curricular content in meaningful, innovative ways with creative flare, humour and a way of thinking that...there is no box to think outside of!

This podcast is dedicated to all things to spice up life within your classroom. Its a behind the scenes look at wild and innovative tactics, strategies to inspire the disengaged. Each episode will be short, punchy and packed with great takeaways to help you create a culture that loves life long learning!

For more info visit; about.me/joe.archer
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Episode 13: The Code Breaker Book
Super excited to share this awesome book! This is THE BOOK if you are interested in learning about Coding (at home, with your kids, students or anyone for that matter). Not only do I share some insight into his awesome book but I also talk about his website; BrianAspinall.com (hit twitter @mraspinall) where you can link to his blog, YouTube channel (Carpool Karaokes Edu’s, Coding videos and much more), his TedX Talks, and also his amazing Online Coding Courses you can jump into for Scratch, Python and Micro:bits! The man, the legend Brian Aspinall inspires everyday! Always good for a laugh too! Go Wings Go!! As always please leave thoughts, suggestions and comments! Thanks for listening!!
18:55
March 17, 2019
Episode 12: The Soyuz Launch
March 14th was an incredible day! Three astronauts were launched into space from Russia, two of which attempted to go to space in October of 2018 but had complications after the rocket took off....today they overcome fears, barriers and made it to space! Listen to this inspiring story of Nick Hague @AstroHague and Alexey Ovchinin ‘If at first you do not succeed fly, fly again!!
14:19
March 17, 2019
Episode 11: ArchersTNTClassroom Logo
In this podcast I share the new, crazy, innovative yet clean Classroom Podcast Logo! I give you the story behind it all, the meaning behind the creation of the logo and what my classroom culture is like! This logo is not just an image it is life within the 210 classroom at Lakewood! Got to listen to this one, has lots of awesome take away pieces for your learning environment too!! Also please leave thoughts, suggestions and ideas for future episodes! I would love to get people involved and engaged! Thanks again for listening!
21:20
March 16, 2019
Episode 10: My Intro to Coding eBook
In this episode I share my Intro to Coding eBook I am working on, which is coming along nicely! I talk about what coding is, how it relates to Computational Thinking (the four pillars of CT) and the 21st century competencies that we ALL will need to have armed and ready heading into the future! I cannot wait to share this eBook soon with you all, very excited...it’s coming soon!! Also please leave a voice note and or comment / suggestion regarding this podcast! Always trying to innovate and learn to create a better outcome and product! Thanks for listening!
31:51
March 14, 2019
Episode 9: My Educational Epiphany Bridge Story
Within this episode I bring in Archers TNT Classroom Podcast first ever guest my son Xander! We talked about my feelings as a student in school, the distaste and horrid experience I had being less then engaged. We discuss my epiphany, spark and desire to ensure others like myself and son do not feel the same way while at school! I just needed to find that shiney, wild and crazy object to help promote the BIG-E engagement and....I found it 5 years ago! Xander and I share some awesome stuff in this podcast! Enjoy people!!
26:18
March 14, 2019
Episode 8: My Back Story. My Path to Education
Within this episode I go back, I actually dropped the bomb and didn’t give the listeners my story of how I got to where I am today! My path was rocky, my story odd and drastically different but I succeeded and overcame odds to get my Masters of Education! My path itself to becoming a teacher is shared in this episode! This is the new re-vamped slightly altered version of Archers TNT Classroom Podcast! Cannot wait to share more!
30:29
March 11, 2019
Episode 7: Launch into 2019 with the Launch Cycle
This episode talks about John Spencer (@spencerideas) and A.J. Juliani’s (@ajjuliani) ‘Launch’ and ‘Empower’ Books. Within ‘Launch’ there is an empowering ‘Launch Cycle’ for both teachers and students alike! I discuss both incredible books, adding in a little George Couros (@gcouros) ‘Innovator Mindset’ and Nicholas Provenzano (@thenerdyteacher) ‘Maker Spaces’ and you have an inspiring podcast to launch you into 2019 with a bang!
25:46
January 31, 2019
Episode 6: Microsoft Translator
Microsoft Translator is a fantastic free app that has four wonderful feature embedded within it! There is voice recording, conversations, camera feature that to translate menus to your language while travelling and keyboard typing as well. From being able to access a phrase book with essentials, travel destination sentences, dining, lodging and so much more, to being able to send via social media, text and even OneNote! So many possibilities! Check out this short and sweet podcast to learn more!
29:44
January 20, 2019
Episode 5: Microsoft Educator Community
Within this podcast I share the vast assortment of incredible material within the Microsoft Educator Community! With Courses, Landing Pages, Lesson Plans, Webinars, Resources, Discussion Groups and various types of Skyped! Please visit http://education.microsoft.com
23:08
December 28, 2018
Episode 4: Getting Epic In The Classroom
Looking for a fantastic Reading Application for the Classroom??? Look no longer, Epic is incredible! Teachers can set students reading levels, ages and interest categories to open vast libraries of digital books and novels for primary, junior and intermediate classrooms. Teachers can created Guided Groups and share novels and whatnot to each group. Students can set Challenges with peers, track books read, hours and pages as well. Such a fantastic resource to add for at home reading! It’s online at www.getepic.com or available within App Stores across devices. Download books for offline viewing as well to read or even have read to you too!
14:40
November 27, 2018
Episode 3: The Hour of Code
The Hour of Code; is a fantastic event during Computer Science Week, which is December 3rd to the 9th this year! Listen to engaging stories from the Girls Can Code Event in 2017, planning our Hour of Code on December 6th, 2018 at Lakewood Elementary too. Discussion around the 5 E’s of student learning in the context of Coding and Programming using various devices and means of coding. I also have my three rockstar kids; Xander (shared Minecraft and Math) and Callie and Abbie (shared Box Island and Number Sense / Number Identification. Finally visit www.hourofcode.com for video tutorials / resources / planning for you to host an Hour of Code for anyone in any location with ease! Take the leap of faith and do something innovative and engaging with your students! Do The Hour of Code!!
32:33
November 22, 2018
Episode 2: Right to Inspire with Write to Give
Within this episode I talk and share one of my most favourite projects that I absolutely love joining each year; Write to Give. Registration is now open so go to http://Write to Give.com and find the 2018-2019 Registration tab! You can I still empathy and a passion for helping others within your students! Just do it already, register!!
18:52
November 16, 2018
Episode 1: Everything Happens for a Reason!
In this episode I kick this podcast off I have been contemplating for months now! After an incredible connection call with the dynastic duo; Amy and Stu McLearn, whom inspired a student to test the waters with podcasting. This gal came to me today and we decided to kick off the adventure together, so Erica thanks for inspiring me to take the leap of faith too! In this episode we hear about my OneNote Space Digital Breakout Room, Skypeathon and the incredible program Lifeliqe (which just so happens to be having a webinar tonight at 9 pm EST) and I am one of the hosts! Yahoo! Cannot wait to do this!
16:55
November 16, 2018
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