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Computers, Coffee, and Curriculum is a K-12 educational technology podcast that showcases challenges, successes, and opportunities to purposefully integrate technology to enhance curriculum for all students. Originating from the West Irondequoit Central School District in Rochester, NY, the CCC podcast includes interviews with educational technology leaders and innovators while highlighting programs, applications, and ideas to spark collaboration and sharing of best practices with educators across the globe.



Thanks for listening to our show. As always, we appreciate hearing about your thoughts, experiences, opinions, and questions. You can reach out to us through e-mail at feedback@k12ccc.com, or through Twitter.



Your hosts are Jim Czadzeck (@jimczad), grade 7-12 technology teacher on special assignment (TOSA); Maria Behncke (@MariaBehncke), grade K-6 technology TOSA; and Dan Fullerton (@aplusphysics), district director of technology.

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Computers, Coffee, and Curriculum is a K-12 educational technology podcast that showcases challenges, successes, and opportunities to purposefully integrate technology to enhance curriculum for all students. Originating from the West Irondequoit Central School District in Rochester, NY, the CCC podcast includes interviews with educational technology leaders and innovators while highlighting programs, applications, and ideas to spark collaboration and sharing of best practices with educators across the globe.



Thanks for listening to our show. As always, we appreciate hearing about your thoughts, experiences, opinions, and questions. You can reach out to us through e-mail at feedback@k12ccc.com, or through Twitter.



Your hosts are Jim Czadzeck (@jimczad), grade 7-12 technology teacher on special assignment (TOSA); Maria Behncke (@MariaBehncke), grade K-6 technology TOSA; and Dan Fullerton (@aplusphysics), district director of technology.

    CCC0047 – 2021-2022 Year

    CCC0047 – 2021-2022 Year

    Jim and Dan get together to look at the changes going into the 2021-22 school year.



    04:48 End of the Year Surveys and What We Learned



    07:49 New Help Desk



    10:00 Student Run Help Desk



    20:10 Alignment



    21:20 TEAMS for File Sharing



    25:20 Feedback and Grading



    Contact us at feedback@k12ccc.com or 346-FAQ-HELP (346-327-4357)

    • 35 min
    CCC0046: End of the Year Lookback

    CCC0046: End of the Year Lookback

    Jim, Maria and Dan get together to look back at the last year in this end of the year review.



    04:10 Great Things Done and Innovations



    09:05 Communications Challenge



    10:20 Challenges From the Start



    15:20 How Do You Organize Your Materials on Apps?



    22:30 Where Do We Go When We Come Out of This?



    28:30 Thoughts for the Future?



    Contact us at feedback@k12ccc.com or 346-FAQ-HELP (346-327-4357)

    • 36 min
    CCC0045: Stories from 2020-2021 Teaching

    CCC0045: Stories from 2020-2021 Teaching

    Jim, Jamie Armstrong and Laura Westerman talk candidly about the 2020-2021 school year. The hits, the misses, the absurd and the outright funny! The original video is here for West Irondequoit Employees



    03:00 The 2020-2021 Dumpster Fire



    06:20 Feedback From Teachers and Students



    06:53 Let the Funny and Odd Stories Begin



    13:25 Laura Talks About Being Rick-Rolled



    21:50 Over-The-Shoulder-Parent-Check-Ins



    Contact us at feedback@k12ccc.com or 346-FAQ-HELP (346-327-4357)

    • 40 min
    CCC0044: Reflecting on Full-Online Teaching – Q&A

    CCC0044: Reflecting on Full-Online Teaching – Q&A

    What have our teachers of full-online classes learned that could be shared with our hybrid classes with a few online students at the high school? What tasks designed for full-online student success can be applied to all classrooms? What works and what problems are still present?  Jim is joined by Laura Reeves and Karen Finter and the original video is here for West Irondequoit Employees.



    03:10 Funny Stories and Frustrations



    05:24 Passive Aggressive Students



    10:20 Schoology Assessments



    13:35 Recommendations That Make A Difference



    19:08 Powerpoint Collaboration



    28:00 Challenges Faced That You feel Better About Now



    Contact us at feedback@k12ccc.com or 346-FAQ-HELP (346-327-4357)

    • 36 min
    CCC0043: Q&A: How can students make videos?

    CCC0043: Q&A: How can students make videos?

    In this podcast, we review the best ways students can use tools available in our district to create videos to share their learning.  The original video is here for West Irondequoit Employees.



    02:20 How To Create A Video In Powerpoint



    07:30 How To Use Stream With Students



    15:10 Megan Langley-Cass joins



    18:03 Basic Video Assignments



    18:28 Powerpoint Videos



    19:38 Scripting It Out In Pieces



    Contact us at feedback@k12ccc.com or 346-FAQ-HELP (346-327-4357)

    • 28 min
    CCC0042: Schoology Assessments Q&A

    CCC0042: Schoology Assessments Q&A

    Teachers in our district have started to use the assessment material type in Schoology in some innovative and effective ways. Rethink the traditional assessment and learn how to use the assessment tool to administer it in a digital landscape. Join Laura Reeves and Jim for a demonstration and exploration of this tool.  The original video is here for West Irondequoit Employees.



    01:40 Using Assessment and Test and Quizes



    05:45 How Algerbra 1 Team Uses Test/Quiz Feature Weekly



    08:20 Randomizing Question



    10:10 Labelling Diagrams



    15:30 Diving in With An Idea of What You Want It To Look Like



    19:15 Things We'd Like to See



    Contact us at feedback@k12ccc.com or 346-FAQ-HELP (346-327-4357)

    • 22 min

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Tech! Tech! Tech!

As someone who has spent a lot of time in and out of a classroom, either in person or online, I am shocked to learn of so many great new technologies for students through this podcast series!!

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