Listen in 5

Listen in 5

By Susan Aplin
A short and sweet podcast to connect and inspire Lexington Richland 5 educators. D5 Digital Integration Specialists, Susan Aplin @AplinTeacher & Heather Reit @HReitDIS , talk education, social media, edtech and more. Our goal is to provide 5 minute podcasts for quick, easy listening. We’ll be interviewing other educators in District 5.
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05 - Listen in 5: Guest Lauren Gehr
In our 5th episode we interview one of Dutch Fork High School's English teachers - Lauren Gehr @thegehrbear .  In this episode, Lauren tells us how she loves the many aspects of community at DFHS.  She shares about her student map projects and how her students use Wakelet and Fligrid as part of student choice assignments. Lauren also talks about how she's come to love Twitter for professional growth and new ideas. Host: Susan Aplin @AplinTeacher
05:06
January 15, 2020
004 - Listen in 5: Guest Hannah Simpson
In our 4th episode we have our first "real" guest - Hannah Simpson @CRISChorus who is the Choral Director at Crossroads Intermediate. In this episode, Heather shares her use of the flipped classroom with Pear Deck and Playposit and the difference it's made in students learning new material and differentiation.  She talks about how https://www.incredibox.com/demo/ has been a great too for her students to use to create music*. She also shares how using social media has made her feel more connected to her #Pridein5 community and how it can benefit others. Host: Susan Aplin @AplinTeacher *Note from Hannah for incredibox:  when you click on the link, the website will say you need to pause your ad blocker. It only does this on teacher devices - students do not have to do this step for some reason.
07:51
December 10, 2019
003 - Listen in 5: Guest Heather Reit
In our 3rd episode we interview co-host of the podcast - Heather Reit @HReitDIS Heather serves as a Digital Integration Specialist at three elementary schools in Lexington/Richland 5:  Ballentine, Dutch Fork & Leaphart. Listen to Heather answer the following questions: What is your role in education? What makes your school great or special? What is one project or activity you’d like to share? What is a favorite tech tool or tip you’d like others to know about? What suggestions do you have for educators looking to grow via social media? Host: Susan Aplin @AplinTeacher
04:39
December 4, 2019
002 - Listen in 5: Guest Susan Aplin
In our second episode we start our interview format.  In this episode Heather Reit @HReitDIS interviews co-host Susan Aplin @AplinTeacher , the Digital Integration Specialist at Dutch Fork High School in Lexington/Richland 5. Listen to hear the answers to these 5 questions: What is your role in education? What makes your school great or special? What is one project or activity you’d like to share? What is a favorite tech tool or tip you’d like others to know about? What suggestions do you have for educators looking to grow via social media?
04:59
November 19, 2019
001 - Our First Listen in 5 Podcast
In our first episode we introduced the podcast and our roles as Digital Integration Specialists.
05:00
October 24, 2019