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In 2020, teaching and learning has changed and adapted at an unprecedented pace. This short-form podcast will offer glimpses into shifted educational practices from across the K-12 spectrum. Broadcasting from the traditional lands of the Lekwungen speaking people, in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia.

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Shift-ED Jon Hamlin

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In 2020, teaching and learning has changed and adapted at an unprecedented pace. This short-form podcast will offer glimpses into shifted educational practices from across the K-12 spectrum. Broadcasting from the traditional lands of the Lekwungen speaking people, in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia.

We are also available on YouTube: http://bit.ly/shift-edpodcast
Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/shift-ed/id1531155670
Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy9kYzdiZmU4L
Spotity: https://open.spotify.com/show/5NRt13S6oQvRlYZWnnWZMG

    Shift-ED - Episode 8 - Secondary Math & Physics with Dana Bjornson

    Shift-ED - Episode 8 - Secondary Math & Physics with Dana Bjornson

    This is the season finale for Season 1 of this series. Throughout Season 1, we have examined teaching and learning during the March-June 2020 remote and hybrid learning period through the lens of 8 different secondary classroom teachers. On this final episode we are connecting with Dana Bjornson from Esquimalt High School. Dana is a talented Math teacher who in addition to her science, math, and physics expertise, has a Master's degree in Educational Technology. Dana will describe a number of digital tools she used to engage her students during the remote learning period.  

    Prefer to watch this as a video? Check out our YouTube channel here:  https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjKAX9Hi702C2JbVV0OyOqMMYpl6jNNw7

    Questions, comments, thoughts, or ideas? Leave us a voice message that we can play in a future episode: https://anchor.fm/shift-ed/message 

    Digital tools mentioned in this episode:  

    Google Classroom: https://techforlearning.sd61.bc.ca/learning-with-gsuite/google-apps/google-classroom/

    Desmos: https://www.desmos.com/

    Phett: https://phet.colorado.edu/

    Free Interactive Whiteboard: https://whiteboard.fi/

    WCLN Distance Learning Network: https://wcln.ca/

    Demo of one of Dana's Math Unit Summaries: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BitmaCN6OlLAWU06bIr2acdShqsjPFrA/view?usp=sharing


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    • 14 min
    Shift-ED - Episode 7 - Secondary English Language Arts and Spanish with Lisa Green

    Shift-ED - Episode 7 - Secondary English Language Arts and Spanish with Lisa Green

    Lisa Green is a true linguist. This talented teacher has juggled both Secondary English and Spanish classes and managed to keep students engaged and connected with an assortment of online tools and digital platforms that promoted and maintained her delivery of quality instruction as we moved through the initial phases of the global pandemic. In this episode, Lisa walks us through how she structures her Google Classroom, some unique tracking tools she uses to assess student progress, and a new video platform called Yabla that proved to be a big hit with her Spanish classes.

    Prefer to watch this as a video? Check out our YouTube channel here:  https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjKAX9Hi702C2JbVV0OyOqMMYpl6jNNw7

    Questions, comments, thoughts, or ideas? Leave us a voice message that we can play in a future episode: https://anchor.fm/shift-ed/message  

    Digital tools mentioned in this episode:  

    Google Classroom: https://techforlearning.sd61.bc.ca/learning-with-gsuite/google-apps/google-classroom/

    Google Docs: https://techforlearning.sd61.bc.ca/learning-with-gsuite/google-apps/google-docs/

    Google Slides: https://techforlearning.sd61.bc.ca/learning-with-gsuite/google-apps/google-slides/

    Yabla: https://learn.sd61.bc.ca/yabla/

    Duolingo: https://www.duolingo.com/


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    • 25 min
    Shift-ED - Episode 6 - Secondary Social Studies with Scott Alexander

    Shift-ED - Episode 6 - Secondary Social Studies with Scott Alexander

    Scott Alexander is a Secondary History, Career Ed, and Social Studies teacher, among many other things. In this episode, he demonstrates the power of using Google Classroom in combination with Hyperdocs! Scott is well-versed in a multitude of digital platforms and demonstrates how he integrates those into his classroom practice. Scott highlights a number of websites and digital resources that will be especially meaningful with Humanities teachers in both Middle and Secondary schools. All the tools Scott mentions are linked below.

    Prefer to watch this as a video? Check out our YouTube channel here:  https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjKAX9Hi702C2JbVV0OyOqMMYpl6jNNw7

    Questions, comments, thoughts, or ideas? Leave us a voice message that we can play in a future episode: https://anchor.fm/shift-ed/message  

    Digital tools mentioned in this episode:  

    Google Classroom: https://techforlearning.sd61.bc.ca/learning-with-gsuite/google-apps/google-classroom/ 

    How to archive a class in Google Classroom: https://support.google.com/edu/classroom/answer/6149813?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en 

    Google Meet: https://techforlearning.sd61.bc.ca/three-new-features-for-google-meet/ 

    Scott's Technofossil Hyperdoc: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GIjJe6jINFcjHraJG2LbLsP-usx_A99HAP2tcF_aNfA/edit?usp=sharing 

    Scott's Technofossil slide show: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1-b8qId0_vgCkaN8GN_6guwCsHvIlStzG2jduz8YxpOg/edit?usp=sharing 

    Crtl+F  https://ctrl-f.ca/ https://docs.google.com/document/d/11VEoxj6Ypsfk32DdviVYPHfvC8bcVvAS34f7JheIKPE/edit?usp=sharing 

    Civix News Literacy: https://newsliteracy.ca/ 

    Canadian Geographic: https://www.canadiangeographic.ca/ 

    Hyperdocs Resources: https://hyperdocs.co/ 

    The Anthropocene Project: https://theanthropocene.org/ 

    Screencastify: https://www.screencastify.com/ 

    Amazing Screenshot App: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/awesome-screenshot-app/mfpiaehgjbbfednooihadalhehabhcjo?hl=en


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    • 23 min
    Shift-ED - Episode 4 - Secondary PE with Kate Baker

    Shift-ED - Episode 4 - Secondary PE with Kate Baker

    Kate Baker is a Secondary Physical Education and Social Studies teacher. She puts great effort into nurturing the social connections not only between herself and students but between the students and each other. Throughout this episode, Kate talks to us about the tools she has used to maintain those connections during the remote learning period. She also addresses an app she uses with students to track their progress as athletes.   

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    Digital tools mentioned in this episode:  

    Google Classroom: https://techforlearning.sd61.bc.ca/learning-with-gsuite/google-apps/google-classroom/  

    Map My Run: https://www.mapmyrun.com/


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    • 18 min
    Shift-ED - Episode 4 - Secondary Physics with Eric Simonson

    Shift-ED - Episode 4 - Secondary Physics with Eric Simonson

    Eric Simonson is a secondary physics teacher from Oak Bay High School. When the remote learning period of the pandemic began, he really embraced the possibilities that developing teaching and learning content in a digital era provided. During this episode Eric walks us through a number of the tools and platforms he has used to maintain the engagement of his students during last year's remote learning period.



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    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjKAX9Hi702C2JbVV0OyOqMMYpl6jNNw7



    Questions, comments, thoughts, or ideas? Leave us a voice message that we can play in a future episode:

    https://anchor.fm/shift-ed/message



    Digital tools mentioned in this episode:



    Google Classroom: https://techforlearning.sd61.bc.ca/learning-with-gsuite/google-apps/google-classroom/



    Google Forms: https://techforlearning.sd61.bc.ca/learning-with-gsuite/google-apps/google-forms/



    Go Formative: https://techforlearning.sd61.bc.ca/student-privacy-go-formative/



    Phet Interactive Simulations: https://phet.colorado.edu/



    Screencast-o-matic: https://screencast-o-matic.com/



    Screencastify: https://www.screencastify.com/



    Nerd Island Studios (Simulations): http://www.nerdislandstudios.com/



    Flipping Physics YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/flippingphysics





    Waves lesson from Eric's digital portfolio:



    Waves unit website resources



    Waves Lesson 4



    Waves Lesson 4 Video 




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    • 36 min
    Shift-ED - Episode 3 - Secondary Science Naturelles and Français Langue with Alexis McKinty

    Shift-ED - Episode 3 - Secondary Science Naturelles and Français Langue with Alexis McKinty

    Teaching French Immersion in a content area can involve an endless sea of translation and making English language tools work within a FRIMM context. On this episode, we talk with Alexis McKinty from Oak Bay High about teaching Science Naturelles and Français Langue, and about how she's managed to stay connected with her students during the remote learning period. She generously takes us behind the scenes to share how she structures her Google Classroom learning environment and integrates Go Formative, as a key assessment tool within her digital repertoire.  

    Prefer to watch this as a video? Check out our YouTube channel here:  https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjKAX9Hi702C2JbVV0OyOqMMYpl6jNNw7

    Questions, comments, thoughts, or ideas? Leave us a voice message that we can play in a future episode: https://anchor.fm/shift-ed/message  

    Digital tools mentioned by Alexis:  

    SD61 Tech for Learning Support: https://techforlearning.sd61.bc.ca/  

    Google Classroom: https://techforlearning.sd61.bc.ca/learning-with-gsuite/google-apps/google-classroom/  

    Creating rubrics in Google Classroom: https://support.google.com/edu/classroom/answer/9335069?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en  

    Google Slides: https://techforlearning.sd61.bc.ca/learning-with-gsuite/google-apps/google-slides/  

    GoFormative Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrKcmtBXlfY  

    GoFormative Privacy Info: https://techforlearning.sd61.bc.ca/student-privacy-go-formative/


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    • 20 min

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