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#TechItUpTalk Podcast

#TechItUpTalk Podcast

By Dr. Jocelyn McDonald
The #TechItUpTalk Podcast aspires to educate, inform, and inspire educators from teachers to school leaders on tips, tools, and resources to support the integration of technology into classroom instruction. Technology is continuing to evolve in our society and it impacts our daily interactions with each other, the way we teach and our students learning experiences. Therefore, the #TechItUpTalk Podcast is honored to learn, support and develop educators with the implementation of technology integration.
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Episode 15: Designing for Accessibility & Promoting Students as Creators
In episode 15 of #TechItUpTalk, Katie Fielding, an instructional technology coach, discusses the importance of designing instruction for accessibility and promoting students as creators.  She also provides strategies, technology applications, and resources to support educators with accessibility and student creativity. 
27:02
July 30, 2021
Episode 14: Coaching Tech, Permission to Fail, & a "Tech-Tastrophe"
In episode 14 of #TechItUpTalk, Science Specialist and Technology Integration Coach, Chanel Johnson discusses technology’s impact on education during the pandemic, advice for educators to embrace the uncertainty of technology, developing digital skills, and technological pedagogy through personal learning networks.
27:01
July 9, 2021
Episode 13: Leveling Up Kindergarten with Tech In a Pandemic
In episode 13 of #TechItUpTalk, tune into a discussion with Jordan Beal, a kindergarten teacher who leverages technology to support her instruction and also shares challenges she’s faced, best practices, and how she finds creative ways to make an impact with her students.
30:33
July 1, 2021
Episode 12: Why Dyslexic Narratives Matter in Tech
In episode 12 of #TechItUpTalk, tune into a discussion about dyslexia and technology with Jeannette Washington M.Ed., author of Technical Difficulties: Why Dyslexic Narratives Matter in Tech. This discussion highlights challenges and potential supports for students and professionals with dyslexia as well as brings awareness to dyslexia as a narrative for opportunities in the technology industry.
32:28
April 10, 2021
Episode 11: #LeadershipMatters - A Call for Education Leaders to Embrace Technology
In Episode 11 of the #TechItUpTalk Podcast, tune into a discussion about the need for more education leaders to embrace technology as a part of their leadership practice with Dr. Travis Taylor and John Amenson.
53:49
March 22, 2021
Episode 10: Leveraging Technology to Support English Learners
In Episode 10 of #TechItUpTalk, tune into a discussion about leveraging technology to support English language learners with campus administrator, Ms. Elena SIlva-Leal, and instructional technologist, Ms. Michele Herod and Arelys Barreto.
51:18
February 24, 2021
Episode 9: Teaching with Technology During the Pandemic with Tabitha Delley
In Episode 9 of #TechItUpTalk, tune into a discussion with Tabitha Delley, a middle school math teacher who leverages technology to support her instruction and also shares challenges she’s faced and how she finds creative ways to make an impact with her students.
29:57
February 5, 2021
Episode 8: Embracing Technology as a Part of Your Leadership Practice
In Episode 8 of the #TechItUpTalk Podcast, tune into a discussion about school leaders embracing technological leadership into a new normal with Dr. Sharon H. Porter. Listen as she shares her experience in transitioning to virtual learning and provides tips and best practices for other educational leaders.
30:42
December 19, 2020
Episode 7: Engaging Students During Synchronous Instruction
In Episode 7 of #TechItUpTalk, learn about challenges that teachers face with engaging students in the implementation of synchronous instruction and tips and best practices to support student engagement.
39:10
November 7, 2020
Episode 6: Google Chrome Extension for Educators to Support Instructional Practices
In Episode 6 of the #TechItUpTalk Podcast, learn about Google Chrome extensions that educators should have in their digital toolbox that will enhance your instructional practices.
21:02
October 27, 2020
Episode 5: Leveraging Screencasting for Virtual Instruction and a Review of 3 Popular Screencasting Apps
In Episode 5 of #TechItUpTalk, learn about the power of screencasting when teaching in a virtual environment. In addition, listen to a review of three popular screencasting apps with pros, cons and best practices for teachers who are navigating their way through this digital journey of teaching virtually.
21:41
October 2, 2020
Episode 4: Leveraging Technology to Promote Literacy
In Episode 4 of #TechItUpTalk, tune into a discussion with Lois Barker, from Read Tech Write, on leveraging technology to promote literacy into instructional practices.
28:49
September 18, 2020
Episode 3: Elementary School Leaders Embracing the Transition to Virtual Learning
In Episode 3 of #TechItUpTalk, listen to elementary school leaders as they discuss their challenges and lessons learned in transitioning their campus to virtual learning as they prepare for new beginnings for the start of the new school year.
37:25
September 8, 2020
Episode 2: Embracing Technology as a Part of Leadership Practices in this New Normal
In Episode 2 of #TechItUpTalk, listen to school leaders as they discuss their experience and challenges in transitioning to virtual learning as leaders and the essential need to embrace technology as a part of their leadership practices.
52:53
August 21, 2020
Episode 1: Lessons Learned from a Rapid Transition into Virtual Instruction into a New School Year
In Episode 1 of #TechItUpTalk, listen to instructional technologists share experiences, from their lens,  about the rapid transition into virtual instructional as well as provide tips and best practices for the start of a new school year during this unprecedented time.
28:27
August 13, 2020
Introduction to the #TechItUpTalk Podcast with Dr. Mac
#TechItUpTalk is an educational technology podcast with Dr. Jocelyn McDonald.  Listen to Dr. Mac as she introduces her mission to educate and inform educators and educational stakeholders in supporting student learning through the integration of technology. 
02:51
August 13, 2020