The BeerEDU Podcast

Episode 030: PLCs & Rural Education with Robert Williams

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Episode 050: Did They Really Say That?
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 050: Did They Really Say That? It's our 50th episode and we are bringing back some of our previous guest to celebrate! Kyle & Ben are joined by Kristina Mattis (@kristinamattis, Episode 009), Mike Washburn (@misterwashburn, Episode 013), and Don Sturm (@SturmDon, Episode 043) to chat about some great beers, the new Disney+ app, and take a deep dive into some things that really bug them in education and offer up some ideas on how to change the world!  Check out the shownotes for this episode at www.beeredupodcast.com. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast! Visit www.beeredupodcast.com for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!
1:23:40
December 7, 2019
REPLAY - Episode 013: Gaming & Education with Mike Washburn
Kyle & Ben are taking another week off to bring you Episode 050! In the meantime, check out this great episode from the archive! The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 013: Gaming & Education with Mike Washburn! Special guest Mike joins Kyle & Ben to talk about gaming in education and how eSports are more than simply playing video games!  Check out the shownotes for this episode at www.beeredupodcast.com. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast! Visit www.beeredupodcast.com for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!
49:14
November 30, 2019
REPLAY - Episode 009: Stirring the Pot with Kristina Mattis
Kyle & Ben are taking a week off, so check out this awesome episode from the archive!  The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 009: Stirring the Pot with Kristina Mattis! Special guest Kristina Mattis joins Kyle & Ben to chat about some of her favorite educational topics, controversies, experiences, and opinions!  Check out the shownotes for this episode at www.beeredupodcast.com. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast! Visit www.beeredupodcast.com for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!
52:23
November 23, 2019
Episode 049: SEL for Adults with Brian Kulak
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 049: SEL for Adults with Brian Kulak. Kyle & Ben chat with Brian Kulak about the importance of social emotional learning with adults, the importance of relationship building with staff, the difference between working for a leader and working with a leader, and much, much more!  Check out the shownotes for this episode at www.beeredupodcast.com. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast! Visit www.beeredupodcast.com for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!
1:05:10
November 16, 2019
Episode 048: Science Outside the Box with Bonnie Nieves
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 048: Science Outside the Box with Bonnie Nieves. Kyle & Ben are joined by Bonnie Nieves to chat about her educational origin story, how she tries to make science more relevant through the use of technology and her work with Harvard to bring cutting edge scientific research to her classroom!  Check out the shownotes for this episode at www.beeredupodcast.com. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast! Visit www.beeredupodcast.com for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!
56:45
November 9, 2019
Episode 047: Educational Happiness with Robert Dunlop
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 047: Educational Happiness with Robert Dunlop. Kyle & Ben are joined by Robert Dunlop (@RobDunlopEDU) to chat about how educators can be more happy in their everyday lives through self-care, knowing when to say no, showing gratitude, and the research behind how and why people are happy.  Rob also talks about his upcoming book on educator happiness!  Check out the shownotes for this episode at www.beeredupodcast.com. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast! Visit www.beeredupodcast.com for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!
1:08:42
November 2, 2019
Episode 046: Prevention Before Reaction
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 046: Prevention Before Reaction. Kyle & Ben are joined by Ann Marie Dickson, Stephanie Keating, and Trish Shaffer to chat about a whole host of topics and the work that they are doing in their schools and district.  Topics include restorative practices, social emotional learning (SEL), positive behavior interventions & supports (PBIS), student and educator trauma, and much more!  Check out the shownotes for this episode at www.beeredupodcast.com. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast! Visit www.beeredupodcast.com for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!
1:03:15
October 26, 2019
Episode 045: Cate Tolnai's Power Play
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 045: Cate Tolnai's Power Play. Kyle & Ben are joined by Cate Tolnai and have a great conversation about her new gig as an educational consultant, how to better prepare administrators and instructional coaches, and the power and importance of play in all levels of education, including adult learners!  Check out the shownotes for this episode at www.beeredupodcast.com. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast! Visit www.beeredupodcast.com for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!
1:09:00
October 19, 2019
Episode 044: DigCit with the Edtech Yoda
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 044: DigCit with the Edtech Yoda.  Kyle & Ben are joined by Laurie Wong Roberts (@edtechyoda) to chat digital citizenship, changing attitudes towards kids and technology use, an exciting overview of her district's acceptable use policy (no, really, it's awesome!), and "wasting time on the Internet."  And in celebration of Laurie's birthday on October 12 along with the anniversary of the first Oktoberfest, as well as Ben's birthday on October 13, plans are already in the works to revisit Laurie's digcit initiative next year! Check out the shownotes for this episode at www.beeredupodcast.com. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast! Visit www.beeredupodcast.com for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!
56:30
October 12, 2019
Episode 043: Breaking the Bubble with Don Sturm
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 043: Breaking the Bubble with Don Sturm.  Kyle & Ben are joined by Don Sturm (@sturmdon) to chat about getting out of the bubble and having uncomfortable conversations.  Topics include what is homework, should homework be assigned, is reading homework, and flipped learning and whether it is homework or not.  Check out the shownotes for this episode at www.beeredupodcast.com. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast! Visit www.beeredupodcast.com for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!
1:07:30
October 5, 2019
Episode 042: Virtual Reality EDU with Adam Bevan
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 042: Virtual Reality EDU with Adam Bevan. Kyle & Ben are joined by Adam Bevan of YouToring (rhymes with tutoring) to talk about virtual reality in education.  Adam talks about his experience as an English teacher, immigrating to the United States from England, and starting his virtual reality education company.  Check out the shownotes for this episode at www.beeredupodcast.com. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast! Visit www.beeredupodcast.com for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!
1:09:00
September 28, 2019
Episode 041: Arts & Inspiration with Christopher Owens
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 041: Arts & Inspiration with Christopher Owens. Kyle & Ben sit down with Christopher Owens, a man of many talents.  Chris, or better known by his stage name, Truth B. Told, is a teaching artist, a spoken word artist, an author-to-be, a community builder, a uniter,  and when he needs to be, an antagonist.  This is a conversation that you do not want to miss!  Check out the shownotes for this episode at www.beeredupodcast.com. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast! Visit www.beeredupodcast.com for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!
59:30
September 21, 2019
Episode 040: Literacy & Relationships with LaTezeon Balentine
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 040: Literacy & Relationships with LaTezeon Balentine. Kyle & Ben are joined by LaTezeon Balentine to chat about her passion for giving.  LaTezeon shares about the food and hygiene closet at her school, her love of animals and working with shelters, her work as a DonorsChoose Ambassador, her upcoming children's book through EduMatch, and much, much, more!  LaTezeon is an inspiration to all, don't miss this episode!  Check out the shownotes for this episode at www.beeredupodcast.com. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast! Visit www.beeredupodcast.com for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!
55:08
September 14, 2019
Episode 039: A New School Year With Kyle & Ben
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 039: A New School Year With Kyle & Ben. Kyle & Ben are sans guest this time, catching up with one another after the craziness of the first few weeks of school.  They chat about their summers of fun and learning, how the new school year has been thus far, and some things that they are looking forward to doing and learning over the course of the new school year.  Check out the shownotes for this episode at www.beeredupodcast.com. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast! Visit www.beeredupodcast.com for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!
45:12
September 7, 2019
Episode 002: Educational Reading
One of our early episodes, a glitch caused it to be erased from our library. Reposting it, so give a listen to one of our first shows, lot of great info still! The BeerEDU Podcast, Episode 002: Educational Reading. Kyle and Ben talk about their favorite educational books and blogs, talk about the difference between a lager and an ale, thank some supporters and give out some shameless plugs! Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/BeerEDUpodEpisode002.
32:04
September 1, 2019
Episode 038: The Crossover Episode with Sons of Technology
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 038: The Crossover Episode with Sons of Technology.  Kyle & Ben join forces with Kyle's other show, Sons of Technology.  Joined by Joe Marquez (@JoeMarquez70), David Platt (@herrplatt) and recent BeerEDU Podcast guest Corey Coble (@CVRScience7), a great conversation about teacher stress, self care, and how to handle stress as a teacher ensues, with great suggestions about hobbies, connecting, reflecting, and sharing.  Check out the shownotes for this episode at www.beeredupodcast.com. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast! Visit www.beeredupodcast.com for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!
1:05:21
August 31, 2019
Episode 037: Leadership with The Johns
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 037: Leadership with The Johns.  Kyle & Ben are joined by John Martinez (@jmartinez727) & John Staumont (@staumont), hosts of Between the Johns (@BetweentheJohns on Twitter, www.betweenthejohns.com) to chat about leadership.  The Johns are both principals from Rowland Heights, CA and share a ton about their philosophy of leadership, the things that they are doing to impact their teachers and students in a positive manner, and why it's important as leaders to admit faults and actively seek to improve.  Check out the shownotes for this episode at www.beeredupodcast.com.     Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast!   Visit www.beeredupodcast.com for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!  
1:05:05
August 24, 2019
Episode 036: Future Teacher Prep with Sam Fecich
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 036: Future Teacher Prep with Sam Fecich. Kyle & Ben are joined by Dr. Sam Fecich and her husband, Josh, to chat about her role as a professor of educational technology and the work she puts in to prepare her students to become teachers.  Sam also talks about her book, Edumagic, connecting her students with teachers around the world via social media, and her process in selecting educational apps for her class.  Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast.   Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!  
1:02:25
August 17, 2019
Episode 035: Edtech Leadership with Jason Gribble
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 035: Edtech Leadership with Jason Gribble.  Kyle & Ben chat with one of Kyle's old football coaches from high school, Jason Gribble, whom Kyle reconnected with via Twitter a couple of years ago.  Jason talks about his experiences in all areas of education, from teaching to athletic director, from administration to his current role as a district level director, and his love of educational technology, the importance of technology and connecting with others, and some innovative ideas he used to communicate with his school and community while serving as a principal.  Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast.   Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!    
1:01:44
August 10, 2019
Episode 034: Restorative Practices with Mike Buchinger
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 034: Restorative Practices with Mike Buchinger.  Kyle & Ben are joined by Mike Buchinger, former special education teacher and student support facilitator from Alpena, MI. Mike chats about his belief in a positive student/teacher relationship, restorative practices vs. punitive punishments, and the benefits of project-based learning.  Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast.   Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
59:10
August 3, 2019
Episode 033: CUE-NV Silver State Technology Conference with Heidi Carr
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 033: CUE-NV Silver State Technology Conference with Heidi Carr.  Kyle & Ben welcome Heidi Carr to the podcast, elementary educator from Las Vegas, NV and current president of CUE-NV.  Heidi shares a bit of her story as an educator, what led to her involvement with CUE-NV, CUE, Inc., and ISTE, and they chat about the upcoming CUE-NV Silver State Technology Conference in Las Vegas on September 28-29, 2019.  Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast.  And register to attend the conference at http://bit.ly/CUENVEvents Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod and use #BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, follow on Instagram @beeredupod, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, etc. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast, click on the Contact and Subscription Info link of the website and fill out our guest form!  
1:05:44
July 27, 2019
Episode 032: Positive School Culture with Meghan Kestner
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 032: Positive School Culture with Meghan Kestner.  Kyle & Ben are joined by Meghan Kestner, special education teacher from California, who shares her beliefs about eradication of labels and the positive school culture that will develop when labels are eliminated.  Meghan also talks about the two books that will be publishing in the next few months!  Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast.   Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
1:05:06
July 20, 2019
Episode 031: Special Ed Tech with Jessica Reed
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 031: Special Ed Tech with Jessica Reed.  Kyle & Ben are joined by Jessica Reed, special education teacher from Alabama, who shares her favorite tech tools to use in special education, breaking into the presentation game, and her love of anything education technology! Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast.   Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
1:00:30
July 13, 2019
Episode 030: PLCs & Rural Education with Robert Williams
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 030: PLCs & Rural Education with Robert Williams.  Kyle & Ben visit Shoe Tree Brewing in Carson City, NV and are joined by Robert Williams.  Rob shares his experiences a former teacher, TOSA, and principal and his current role as Director of Technology for the Nye County School District, the fifth largest county in the nation in terms of square miles!  He talks about his districts unique system of PLCs,  the innovative ways his district is bridging the equity gap in a remote rural school district, and Rob, Kyle and Ben share some thoughts about why Nevada is such a great place and why one should visit our state by flying into Las Vegas and then promptly leaving to explore the rest of the state!  And there is a very special Learn About Beer segment this week that you certainly don't want to miss! Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast.   Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
1:01:40
June 29, 2019
Episode 029: Summertime in the NV
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 029: Summertime in the NV.  Kyle & Ben take some time to reflect on the past year in their professional and personal lives, the development of the podcast, and share a few announcements, including how listeners can get a little BeerEDU Podcast swag and #PodcastEDCUE!  Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast.   Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
48:23
June 15, 2019
Episode 028: A Culture of Love with Pam Gildersleeve-Hernandez
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 028: A Culture of Love with Pam Gildersleeve-Hernandez.  Kyle & Ben are joined by Pam Gildersleeve-Hernandez, Executive Director of CUE, Inc.  Pam shares her experiences as a special education teacher, principal, and superintendent, her thoughts on including the voices of all stakeholders in school/district decision making, building an inclusive culture of respect and love, things that "kick ass" and are "badass", and shares her frustrations with a gluten allergy that prevents from enjoying beer!  Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast.   Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes or Google Play to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
1:04:00
June 8, 2019
Episode 027: Community Building with John Wells
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 027: Community Building with John Wells.  Kyle & Ben are joined by one of their first supporters, John Wells, for a great conversation about building a sense of community with students, co-teachers, and colleagues, opening up and being the real you, and how Taylor Swift is saving music.   Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast.   Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes or Google Play to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form!  
58:00
June 1, 2019
Episode 026: Storytelling with Tom Covington
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 026: Storytelling with Tom Covington.  Ben & Kyle are joined by Tom Covington to have a conversation about telling your story: "if you aren't telling your story, somebody else is!"  Tom shares his thoughts on why you should tell your story, how he shares his stories through blogging and podcasting on TOSAs Talking Tech, and how he is helping his district tell their story and shares some great stories about student success!  Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast.   Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes or Google Play to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form!  
1:03:01
May 25, 2019
Episode 025: Video Learning with Dr. ET
 The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 025: Video Learning with Dr. ET.  Kyle & Ben are joined by Dr. Edward Tse, host of the Ed on Edtech YouTube channel and educational technology and pedagogy researcher.  We learn about a version of Bud Light exclusive to Canada (we think?), some great things that his company, nuiteq.com, is doing with digital content, the advances in touchscreen technology, and the future of careers because of technology.   Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast.   Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes or Google Play to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form!    
1:04:07
May 18, 2019
Episode 024: Science Tech with Corey Coble
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 024: Science Tech with Corey Coble! Kyle & Ben are joined by Corey Coble to have a great conversation about using technology in the science classroom, especially some "lesser known" tools and applications.  The conversation also turns to how textbooks do serve a purpose, how Legos are integral to education, and how we all just need to "punk rock up" our teaching.  Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast.   Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes or Google Play to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form!  
51:05
May 11, 2019
Episode 023: Powerful Connections with Sarah Thomas
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 023: Powerful Connections with Sarah Thomas!  Kyle & Ben are joined by Sarah Thomas, a phenomenal educator with years of experience, work with organizations like ISTE, and the founding of an educator connections group called EduMatch to show for it!  Sarah also talks about the importance of being a connected educator, as well as her latest venture with EduMatch, EduMatch Publishing! Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast.   Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes or Google Play to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form!  Oh, and because this is publishing on May 4, Happy Star Wars Day and May the Fourth be with you! 
54:11
May 4, 2019
Episode 022: Seeking Certifications with #AdaKat
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 022: Seeking Certifications with #AdaKat.  Kyle and Be are joined by Katherine Goyette & Adam Juarez for a great conversation about educational certifications.  Topics include the Google Certified Innovator program, Kat and Adam's individual Innovator projects, the importance of becoming certified, how many certifications are just a badge without substance, and much, much more!  Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast.   Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes or Google Play to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
1:08:16
April 27, 2019
Episode 021: Career & Technical Education with Snehal Bhakta
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 021: Career & Technical Education with Snehal Bhakta.  Kyle & Ben chat with Snehal Bhakta about Twitter chats, project-based learning, and the importance of career and technical education.  Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes or Google Play to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
1:01:02
April 20, 2019
Episode 020: Computer Science Education with Heidi Baynes
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 020: Computer Science Education with Heidi Baynes.  Kyle & Ben welcome Heidi Baynes to the show to talk about the importance of computer science and the #CSforAll movement, how to entice computer scientists into education, and Heidi shares her experience with her recent computer programming competition she put together for students of her county.  Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes or Google Play to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form!   
54:30
April 13, 2019
Episode 019: Coding & Interviewing with Kristina Allison
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 019: Coding & Interviewing with Kristina Allison.  Kyle & Ben chat with Kristina Allison about code.org, her recent training with code.org, incorporating coding into the computer science curriculum, and an off the wall conversation about the process of interviewing in education.  Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes or Google Play to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
57:20
April 6, 2019
Episode 018: Student Choice with Scott Nunes
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 018: Student Choice with Scott Nunes.  Kyle & Ben chat with Scott Nunes about providing students with choice in activities and assessment of learning, how he incorporates Microsoft tools, Nearpod, Flipgrid, and others into his ELA classes and his use of choice boards.  Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes or Google Play to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
42:02
March 30, 2019
Episode 017: #CUE19
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 017: #CUE19.  Kyle & Ben were at the #CUE19 Conference in Palm Springs and share their takeaways and track down some great people to chat with, plus Kyle's CUEBOOM presentation! Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes or Google Play to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
57:43
March 23, 2019
Episode 016: PD for Snow Days & Every Day in Between with Katie McFarland
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 016: PD for Snow Days & Every Day in Between with Katie McFarland.  Kyle & Ben welcome Katie McFarland to the podcast to chat about her work at a district technology coordinator and leader of professional development, her interests in a variety of professional development strategies, 1:1 rollouts, and #PolarPD and the power of reaching out to educational celebrities! Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app or Google Voice at (775)298-6672.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes or Google Play to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
54:15
March 16, 2019
Episode 015: Pre-Service Teacher Prep with Jon Spike
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 015: Pre-service Teacher Prep with Jon Spike.  Kyle & Ben welcome Jon Spike to the podcast to chat about his work as a university technology coordinator, the differences between teaching K-12 and higher education, #SwimUpPD, and Kyle & Ben complain about the unorthodox Northern Nevada weather and their excitement for #CUE19 in Palm Springs! Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app or Google Voice at (775)298-6672.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes or Google Play to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
52:16
March 9, 2019
Episode 014: Not All Rainbows & Unicorns with Ryan O'Donnell
 The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 014: Not All Rainbows & Unicorns with Ryan O'Donnell! Special guest Ryan joins Kyle & Ben to talk about how social media for teachers is way too positive, how we've gotten away from the art of teaching, and a little bit about some scheming for #CUE19 in Palm Springs! Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app or Google Voice at (775)298-6672.  And please consider leaving a review on iTunes or Google Play to help others find the podcast!   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
1:02:04
March 3, 2019
Episode 013: Gaming & Education with Mike Washburn
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 013: Gaming & Education with Mike Washburn! Special guest Mike joins Kyle & Ben to talk about gaming in education and how eSports are more than simply playing video games! Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/beeredupodcast. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app or Google Voice at (775)298-6672.   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
49:00
February 23, 2019
Episode 012: Blogging with Stacey Dallas Johnston
 The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 012: Blogging with Stacey Dallas Johnston! Special guest Stacey joins Kyle & Ben to chat about blogging, sharing your experiences and ideas, and the work that she is doing with the Nevada Department of Education!  Check out the shownotes for this episode at http://bit.ly/BeerEDUPodcastEpisode012. Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app or Google Voice at (775)298-6672.   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
44:19
February 15, 2019
Episode 011: Corey Mathias & Alternate PD
 The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 011: Corey Mathias & Alternate PD! Special guest Corey Mathias joins Kyle & Ben to chat about alternate forms of professional development, including his founding of #OCPubPD and #MulletPD!  Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/BeerEDUPodcastEpisode011  Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app or Google Voice at (775)298-6672.   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
40:26
February 10, 2019
Episode 010: STEM Education & Leadership with John VanDusen
  The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 010: STEM Education & Leadership with John VanDusen! Special guest John VanDusen joins Kyle & Ben to chat about his experience as an Army officer and an ele! Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/BeerEDUPodcastEpisode010  Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app or Google Voice at (775)298-6672.   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
36:07
January 14, 2019
Episode 009: Stirring the Pot with Kristina Mattis
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 009: Stirring the Pot with Kristina Mattis! Special guest Kristina Mattis joins Kyle & Ben to chat about some of her  favorite educational topics, controversies, experiences, and opinions! Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/BeerEDUPodcastEpisode009.   Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app or Google Voice at (775)298-6672.   Visit bit.ly/beeredupodcast for more information on Kyle & Ben, episodes, and if you would like to be a guest on the podcast, a guest form! 
52:08
January 5, 2019
Episode 008: 2018 Year in Review
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 008: 2018 Year in Review! Kyle and Ben take a look back at the great things that happened in 2018, personally and professionally.  Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/BeerEDUPodcastEpisode008 Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to tlak about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them @BeerEDUPod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app! 
33:14
December 28, 2018
Episode 007: A Few of Our Favorite Things!
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 007: A Few of Our Favorite Things! Kyle and Ben talk about their Thanksgiving holidays, sample some fine beer, and talk about the listener suggested topic: favorite apps and apps for ELLs. Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/BeerEDUPodcastEpisode007 Have any feedback or suggestions for Kyle and Ben? Want them to talk about a topic that interests you or want to learn something about beer? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them at @BeerEDUpod, hit up Beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app!
44:39
December 3, 2018
Episode 006: Informal PD
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 006: Informal PD, Kyle and Ben meet up at The Depot Craft Brewery & Distillery in Reno, NV with a special guest, Sara Holm (@SaraHolm15) to talk about informal PD, technical difficulties with recording, trying a remote recording for the first time, and thank a supporter that left a voicemail via Anchor! Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/BeerEDUPodcastEpisode006. Want to have a say in what Kyle and Ben talk about in Episode 007? Send them an email at beeredupodcast@gmail.com, tweet them at @BeerEDUpod, hit up beeredupodcast on Facebook, or drop a voicemail using the Anchor app!
20:09
November 11, 2018
Episode 005: FallCUE Review & Social Media in Education
The BeerEDU Podcast, Episode 005: FallCUE Review & Social Media in Education, Kyle and Ben talk about Kyle's great weekend in American Canyon, CA at FallCUE, social media use by teachers for personal and professional reasons, learn about Untappd, a social media platform for BEER (!) and shout out the supports and #educhampions! Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/BeerEDUPodcastEpisode005.
37:44
October 23, 2018
The BeerEDU Podcast Episode 004: CUE Events Recap & FallCUE
The BeerEDU Podcast, Episode 004: CUE Events Recap & FallCUE, Kyle and Ben talk about Kyle's experiences at the CapCUE Tech Fest in Roseville, CA and the CUE-NV Silver State Technology Conference in Las Vegas, and the upcoming FallCUE Conference in American Canyon, CA, talk about what makes a beer dark, and recognize a few folks that are worthy of "the belt". Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/BeerEDUPodcastEpisode004.
25:26
October 11, 2018
Episode 003: Educational Conferences
The BeerEDU Podcast, Episode 003: Educational Conferences, Kyle and Ben talk about educational conferences, why they go, some of their favorites, give a brief history on IPA, and plug some upcoming conferences and Twitter chats. Check out the shownotes for this episode at http://bit.ly/BeerEDUPodcastEpisode003.
30:36
September 16, 2018
Episode 001: Back to School
The BeerEDU Podcast, Episode 001: Back to School! Kyle & Ben share what they are drinking, talk about some back to school memories and tips for a successful beginning of the year, school you in some beer lingo and knowledge, and give some shoutouts to supporters and shameless plugs! Check out the shownotes for this episode at bit.ly/BeerEDUpodEpisode001.
25:11
August 18, 2018
Episode 000 - What Are You Drinking?
Welcome to the BeerEDU Podcast, hosted by Kyle Anderson (@AndersonEdTech) and Ben Dickson (@BDicksonNV). Follow @BeerEDUPod and #BeerEDUPod and subscribe on Anchor, Pocketcasts, Apple Podcasts, or your favorite podcast provider!
11:09
June 29, 2018
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