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The EdTech Take Out is a podcast for teachers who are looking for innovative ways to integrate technology in their classrooms. It is hosted by Jonathan Wylie and Mindy Cairney from the Grant Wood AEA Digital Learning Team.

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The EdTech Take Out is a podcast for teachers who are looking for innovative ways to integrate technology in their classrooms. It is hosted by Jonathan Wylie and Mindy Cairney from the Grant Wood AEA Digital Learning Team.

    Research Roundup II

    Research Roundup II

    In this, the first episode of 2022, we thought we would look back at some of the most interesting education research from 2021, courtesy of the fine folks at Edutopia. 


    Here are some links for what we talked about...


    News & follow-up:


    Animated Drawings by Meta AI Research (Beware!)

    Twitter is rolling out automatic captions for videos - The Verge

    Don Johnston Tools Joining the TextHelp Family of Products

    Controlling slides shared by another participant – Zoom Support

    2021 Teacher Spending Study

    20+ Free Tech Tools for Teachers


    Main Course:


    The 10 Most Significant Education Studies of 2021


    Tech Nuggets


    Volley for Education

    The Sounding Out Machine

    Ziplet

    Increase the size of captions on YouTube
    Shift + ? for all YouTube Keyboard shortcuts





    You can follow Jonathan (@jonathanwylie) and Mindy (@TeamCairney) on Twitter and see all the Grant Wood AEA Digital Learning Team tweets at @DLGWAEA. You can also email us with questions or ideas, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show, please share it with your friends and colleagues and leave us a review on your podcast app of choice.


    THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without the support of listeners like you!

    • 41 min
    EP100: Tech Nuggets!

    EP100: Tech Nuggets!

    In this landmark episode, we are dispensing with the usual format and just piling on as many tech nuggets as we can fit into one episode. No news, no main course, just lots of tech nuggets! Let's dig in! 😋


    Here are the links for all the tech nuggets:


    Radio Garden

    Hark

    Emoji Maker

    Adobe Creative Cloud Express

    Google’s Santa Tracker

    Template Preview Hack

    Toucan

    Grammarly

    SmartPass

    Transpose.Video

    Mote

    Daily Journal Template and a video of how to use it with Mote

    Solo.to

    Chrome Tab Groups

    Modern Wikipedia

    IFTTT

    Digital lesson plan creator

    Free Premium Accounts for Teachers

    Thin Slides

    This or That by @showell24

    Tech Nuggets Newsletter


    You can follow Jonathan (@jonathanwylie) and Mindy (@TeamCairney) on Twitter and see all the Grant Wood AEA Digital Learning Team tweets at @DLGWAEA. You can also email us with questions or ideas, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show, please share it with your friends and colleagues and leave us a review on your podcast app of choice.


    THANK YOU for listening. We really wouldn't have made it to 100 episodes without the support of listeners like you!


     

    • 46 min
    EP99: Student Engagement Revisited

    EP99: Student Engagement Revisited

    For our 99th episode, we return to one of our favorite topics - student engagement! We have the ideas, resources, and tools you need to keep your students invested in your content. We also have some Googley updates and the usual smattering of tech nuggets! 


    Here are some links for what we talked about...


    News & follow-up:


    the universal @ menu

    Chrome Actions

    Gimkit goes free

    Flipgrid Background Templates in Canva


    Main Course: Student Engagement Revisited!


    Katie Martin's Blog Post

    7 Ways to Increase Student Engagement
    UDL Guidelines

    Playlists One-Pager

    Contribution Checklists

    Placemat Discussion Activity

    Balance with Blended Learning

    Student portfolio template





    Tech Nuggets


    Stooa: The online fishbowl tool 
    What is a fishbowl?




    Tweet from Nicholas Ferroni
    I used Apple's AirDrop to troll strangers with photos of space sloths




    Simple Wikipedia

    Tyler Tarver
    How an Excel TikToker manifested her way to making six figures a day





    You can follow Jonathan (@jonathanwylie) and Mindy (@TeamCairney) on Twitter and see all the Grant Wood AEA Digital Learning Team tweets at @DLGWAEA. You can also email us with questions or ideas, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show, please share it with your friends and colleagues and leave us a review on your podcast app of choice.


    THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without the support of listeners like you!

    • 48 min
    EP98: Computer Science in Iowa!

    EP98: Computer Science in Iowa!

    In this episode, we are joined by Corey Rogers (@corey_rogers) and Bridget Castelluccio (@B_Castelluccio) to talk about the new K-12 Computer Science requirements for Iowa schools! There is a lot to talk about but these are the people in the know so we made sure to get them on the podcast to share their knowledge and expertise. 


    Here are some links for what we talked about...


    News & follow-up:


    Get approvals on files in Google Drive

    Educators receive a free Premium license from Brilliant, for free

    AEM Center: The Accessible Learning Experience Podcast

    Canva Create!

    Zoom's Auto-Generated Captions Available to All Free Users


    Main Course: Computer Science in Iowa!


    Iowa Computer Science Standards

    CSTA Glossary

    CS Ed Week

    Contact Corey: crogers@gwaea.org

    Contact Bridget: bcastelluccio@gwaea.org


    Tech Nuggets


    Mind Your Decisions

    Clarity Notes

    Join CSTA & CSTA Iowa (or your local chapter)- bit.ly/JoinCSTAIowa

    Cleanup.pictures

    Free Icons

    Big Book of Computing Pedagogy


    You can follow Jonathan (@jonathanwylie) and Mindy (@TeamCairney) on Twitter, and see all the tweets from the Grant Wood AEA Digital Learning Team at @DLGWAEA. You can also email us with questions or ideas, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on your podcast app of choice.


    THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without the support of listeners like you!


     

    • 49 min
    EP97: Jammin‘ With Jamboard

    EP97: Jammin‘ With Jamboard

    This week, our catch of the day is Jamboard - Google's collaborative online whiteboard. We have tips, tricks, and templates to help you get the most out of this popular tool. We also have some news and your usual helping of delicious tech nuggets. 


    Here are some links for what we talked about...


    News & follow-up:


    Live translated captions in Google Meet are available in beta

    Meet updates are here (link) also hand raising

    Create meeting notes in Google Calendar

    The Present button in Slides is now the Slideshow button?

    Zoom focus mode

    ExpeditionsPro

    Top 40 Edtech Apps


    Main Course:


    Jamboard Templates eCollection #1

    Jamboard Templates eCollection #2

    Jamboard Templates eCollection #3 (modeled off the Harvard Project Zero Thinking Routines)

    10 Jamboard templates for distance learning

    Create Jamboard Math Activities with Equatio - examples

    Create Google Jamboard Backgrounds in Google Slides – Jake Miller

    GIF Timers


    Tech Nuggets:


    360schools 

    Cloud Stop Motion via Tim Bleazard (@idletim) on Twitter

    Seesaw Icons

    How do I lock the size and shape of items in a student template?


    You can follow Jonathan (@jonathanwylie) and Mindy (@TeamCairney) on Twitter, and see all the tweets from the Grant Wood AEA Digital Learning Team at @DLGWAEA. You can also email us with questions or ideas, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on your podcast app of choice.


    THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without the support of listeners like you!

    • 47 min
    EP96: Esports with Jesse Lubinsky

    EP96: Esports with Jesse Lubinsky

    Hold on tight because we are sailing into the uncharted waters of Esports in schools this week. Thankfully, we have an expert at the helm, Jesse Lubinsky from Ready Learner One, who is going to navigate us safely through these stormy seas! 


    Here are some links for what we talked about...


    News & follow-up:


    Screencastify’s new FREE features!

    CommonLit 360 Curriculum

    New Apple devices

    Design your own custom themes in new Google Sites

    New Google Tasks logo!!

    Forms settings are now easier to navigate


    Main Course: Esports with Jesse Lubinsky


    Chance the Rapper on SNL

    Tweet from Mike Washburn

    The Esports Education Playbook: Empowering Every Learner Through Inclusive Gaming (book)

    readylearner.one

    jesselubinsky.com


    Tech Nuggets


    Live Text in iOS 15

    Wheel of Names | Random name picker via Tony Vincent

    PackBack

    Webinar Series: Four Tenets of Blended and Personalized Learning

    Sesame Street Fighter


    You can follow Jonathan (@jonathanwylie) and Mindy (@TeamCairney) on Twitter, and see all the tweets from the Grant Wood AEA Digital Learning Team at @DLGWAEA. You can also email us with questions or ideas, podcast@gwaea.org. If you enjoy the show please share it with your friends and colleagues and/or leave us a review on your podcast app of choice.


    THANK YOU for listening. We really couldn't (or wouldn't) do this without the support of listeners like you!


     

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

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43 Ratings

43 Ratings

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Must Listen!

I can't recommend this podcast highly enough. I get new ideas for my classroom every episode.

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Enjoy this podcast

Really enjoy the podcast. I like the discussions and the nuggets!

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Love Your Podcast!

Great podcast for educators. This podcast is full of edtech resources, tips, and more for using digital tools and integrating technology to enhance instruction. I learn something new from every episode! I’ve become a loyal listener!

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