EdTech Bites is a Podcast about all things EdTech and Food hosted by Gabriel Carrillo. He interviews teachers, leaders, and innovators to discuss the latest trends in educational technology. Many times, while sharing a meal together. So subscribe, tell a friend or colleague, and remember that great conversations happen when we break bread with great people. Buen Provecho!
Ep. 81: What's In Your Tech Bag w/ Al Thomas
In this episode, I am joined by Al Thomas to discuss the burning question, "What's in your tech bag?". A couple of weeks ago, I created a Flipgrid topic and asked for people to show us what's in their tech bag. Al and I go through those responses and give our thoughts before we go through ours. If you'd like to see the videos as well as Al and I going through our tech bags, this podcast was recorded with video as well and is available on YouTube. Buen provecho!
Ep. 80: Jacob, Mike, And Gaming + The 4 C's
In this episode, I chat with Jacob Luevano and Mike Washburn. We discuss how video games have evolved and how they have affected our students. Teacher mindset as well as how students use these skills in and out of the game are discussed and we also chat how Among Us is used in education by various educators. In addition we also talk some of our favorite video games to play during our downtime. It's a great conversation (no food in this one though...sorry) that will make you want to pick up a controller while listening. Buen provecho!
Also, on December 28th, I will be hosting a 2 vs. 2 Rocket League competition. So feel free to team up with a family member, friend, colleague, or someone from your PLN and reach out to me on any social media platform or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested. More details to come in a blog post.
About Jacob Jacob Luevano is a Graduate from the University of Texas at El Paso with a degree in Elementary Education. Jacob taught Social Studies, Video Production, and Emerging Technology at the Middle School level for 11 years. He then became a technology coach at an K-5 elementary campus where his experience integrating mobile devices into classrooms began. He brought that experience to Manor ISD in 2012 where he co-founded the iTeach Manor Team. The iTeach Manor team is a group of instructional technologists and Teachers whose main goal is to provide training and resources focusing on the integration of technology and innovative practices into the classroom.
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About Mike Mike Washburn is the host of four podcasts including OnEducation and the official Minecraft: Education Edition podcast. He is a content creator and and author and the Director of Engagement for Participate, a social learning platform that believes we learn best when we learn together.
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Ep. 79: Clement And Creating Meaningful Media
In this episode, I chat media creation with Clement Townsend. We discuss the importance of students creating digital media and how his course aims at teaching students what "meaningful media" is all about. We've all heard about the importance of "telling your story" and Clement is all about making sure that our students know the tools and know how when it comes to accomplishing this is a positive, meaningful way. He's a Chicago native so he also lets us know where the locals eat in Chitown. Buen provecho!
Ep. 78: Mandy, Reigniting The Fire, And EdTech Tools
In this episode, I chat with Mandy Froehlich to discuss how educators can reignite the fire within them in order to ______. Being that she juggles quite a bit with her personal and professional career, she also shares some tools to help her tackle everything she needs to in order to maintain balance. And if that isn't enough, she also shares a delicious recipe that you won't want to miss out on. So give this episode a listen and as always, Buen provecho!
Ep. 77: Bethany, TikTok, And Gamification
In this episode, I chat with Bethany Petty, AKA: Petty Wap. She's doing some great thing with TikTok and gamification in her classroom. She shares how she got started, student and parent feedback, and the stumbles she's had when creating. And if that isn't enough, she shares a recipe for a snack that I've never tried....yet. I will be giving this a shot soon. If you want to know what I'm talking about, give this episode a listen and be prepared to be inspired. Buen provecho!
Ep. 76: Get Organized With Google Keep And Apple Notes
We are officially in Darktober and things are looking a bit unorganized. Google Keep and Apple Notes are a way to bring some organization to your life, both professional and personal. In this episode, I go over the key features of Google Keep and Apple Notes. I compare the two and talk about their similarities as well as the key differences between the two of them in order to make You a more organized educator and human. So grab yourself a chopped cheese sandwich and get ready to learn how to get organized!