Skip to main content
Paw Print Pause

Paw Print Pause

By Natalie Arias
This is a podcast for Uvalde CISD teachers and friends. The purpose of this podcast is to bring attention to the topics that impact students the most through authentic experiences and conversation.
Listen on
Where to listen
Breaker Logo

Breaker

Google Podcasts Logo

Google Podcasts

Pocket Casts Logo

Pocket Casts

RadioPublic Logo

RadioPublic

Spotify Logo

Spotify

Episode 10 | Choosing the Right EdTech Tools
In this episode, Natalie discusses the topic of EdTech tools with current Anthon IC, Margaret Tarski-Rodriguez.  Episode Resources: EdSurge Article: https://www.edsurge.com/news/2017-09-24-the-secret-sauce-to-choosing-edtech-find-tools-by-fit-not-feature 3D Flyover Tours: https://support.apple.com/guide/ipad/take-flyover-tours-in-maps-ipad6f5e96f4/ipados SAMR Model Explained: https://www.schoology.com/blog/samr-model-practical-guide-edtech-integration UCISD Digital Tools Page: https://ucisd.me/3eDy6X1  Link to Teacher Leaders Community on Schoology: https://ucisd.schoology.com/group/3012913369 Follow us! @BlendedUCISD @natariastx
20:39
May 4, 2021
Episode 9 | Station Rotation
In this episode, Natalie discusses the topic of station rotation with 7-12 Grade Curriculum Specialist, Rachel Hohman. Episode Resources: 10 Tips for Teacher Using the Station Rotation Model: https://catlintucker.com/2018/09/10-tips-station-rotation-model/ BLGP Station Rotation Resources: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1TKVPvvmpTzvOygxCqIkjXcwh0SfvoUS0?usp=sharing Station Rotation Model: Grouping Strategies: https://catlintucker.com/2018/03/grouping-strategies 3 Secrets to Successful Station Rotation: https://www.blendedlearning.org/3-secrets-to-successful-station-rotations/ Link to Teacher Leaders Community on Schoology: https://ucisd.schoology.com/group/3012913369 Follow us! @BlendedUCISD @natariastx
14:15
April 23, 2021
Episode 8 | Online Learning Design
In this episode, Natalie discusses the topic of online learning design. Episode Resources: Remote Lesson Design Guide: https://drive.google.com/drive/search?q=remote%20learning Link to Teacher Leaders Community on Schoology: https://ucisd.schoology.com/group/3012913369 Follow us! @BlendedUCISD @natariastx
12:30
April 16, 2021
Episode 7 | Relationships
In this episode, Natalie discusses the topic of relationships.  Episode Resources: Edutopia Article: https://www.edutopia.org/article/key-effective-classroom-management Link to Teacher Leaders Community on Schoology: https://ucisd.schoology.com/group/3012913369 IXL Leaderboard Blog: https://blog.ixl.com/2021/03/18/start-a-friendly-competition-with-ixl-leaderboards/ Follow us! @BlendedUCISD @natariastx
10:27
April 9, 2021
Episode 6 | Data-Driven Instruction
In this episode, Natalie discusses the topic of data-driven instruction with PK-2 Curriculum Specialist, Julie Hipp. Episode Resources: TeachThought.com Article on IXL: https://www.teachthought.com/technology/how-to-use-ixl-8-tips-for-using-the-k-12-adaptive-learning-platform/ Link to Teacher Leaders Community on Schoology: https://ucisd.schoology.com/group/3012913369 Station Rotation Plan + Resources: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1TKVPvvmpTzvOygxCqIkjXcwh0SfvoUS0?usp=sharing  Follow us! @BlendedUCISD @natariastx
29:26
March 26, 2021
Episode 5 | Small Group Instruction
In this episode, Natalie discusses the topic of small group instruction with Executive Director of Teaching and Learning, Dr. Sandy Garza.  Episode Resources: Buy Balance with Blended Learning by Catlin Tucker on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2NZ8CJW Link to Teacher Leaders Community on Schoology: https://ucisd.schoology.com/group/3012913369 Station Rotation Plan + Resources: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1TKVPvvmpTzvOygxCqIkjXcwh0SfvoUS0?usp=sharing  Virtual Station Rotation Template (Catlin Tucker): https://catlintucker.com/2020/06/station-rotation-in-an-era-of-social-distancing/ Mr. Martin's Virtual Work Choice Template: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1B6Kg9SnSKKBcFw-IxhbQ7-eKufPizMYo5Fi_fa99qRY/edit?usp=sharing Follow us! @BlendedUCISD @natariastx
21:09
March 12, 2021
Episode 4 | Student Agency
In this episode, Natalie discusses the topic of Student Agency. Episode Resources: Buy Balance with Blended Learning by Catlin Tucker on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2NZ8CJW Link to Teacher Leaders Community on Schoology: https://ucisd.schoology.com/group/3012913369 Diagnostic Goals Tracker (Fillable Google Slide): https://ucisd.me/2ZQOr3B Digital Student Data Tracker Template: http://ucisd.me/38dhjHS Choice Board Templates: https://shakeuplearning.com/blog/interactive-learning-menus-choice-boards-using-google-docs/ Follow us! @BlendedUCISD @natariastx
14:46
March 5, 2021
Episode 3 | Student Conferencing
In this episode, Natalie chats with Jennifer Griffin, 3-6 Grade Curriculum Specialist about the value of student conferences.  Episode Resources: Buy Balance with Blended Learning by Catlin Tucker on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2NZ8CJW  Link to Teacher Leaders Community on Schoology: https://ucisd.schoology.com/group/3012913369 Diagnostic Goals Tracker (Fillable Google Slide): https://ucisd.me/2ZQOr3B Follow us! @BlendedUCISD @natariastx
15:30
February 26, 2021
Episode 2 | Student Voice and Choice
Episode Resources: ASCD Article by Mike Anderson/ Based on book Learning to Choose, Choosing to Learn: http://www.ascd.org/publications/books/116015/chapters/An-ASCD-Study-Guide-for-Learning-to-Choose,-Choosing-to-Learn@-The-Key-to-Student-Motivation-and-Achievement.aspx  Link to Teacher Leaders Community on Schoology: https://ucisd.schoology.com/group/3012913369 Flipgrid: https://info.flipgrid.com/ Nearpod: https://nearpod.com/  Apple Clips User Guide: https://support.apple.com/guide/clips/welcome/ios Follow us! @BlendedUCISD @natariastx
16:03
February 12, 2021
Episode 1 | Growth Mindset
For our inaugural episode, we will discuss the importance of the growth mindset.  Episode Resources: Growth Mindset Graphic: http://bit.ly/3cKV6Eg Link to Teacher Leaders Community on Schoology: https://ucisd.schoology.com/group/3012913369 Google Meet Button Video: http://bit.ly/3oTawbU Carol Dweck's Book Mindset on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3jtsj8w Follow us @BlendedUCISD @natariastx
04:00
February 5, 2021