21 episodes

EdTech Heroes is a podcast for educators, administrators and those who are interested in how education will advance in the future. In each episode, a member of Screencastify’s team interviews those who are at the forefront of education. Each conversation helps uncover how educators are connecting with K-12 students by using innovative technology and techniques. Ultimately, EdTech Heroes helps education professionals understand how to overcome challenges in the “new classroom”, become a better teacher and influence the minds of a future generation.

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    • Education
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

EdTech Heroes is a podcast for educators, administrators and those who are interested in how education will advance in the future. In each episode, a member of Screencastify’s team interviews those who are at the forefront of education. Each conversation helps uncover how educators are connecting with K-12 students by using innovative technology and techniques. Ultimately, EdTech Heroes helps education professionals understand how to overcome challenges in the “new classroom”, become a better teacher and influence the minds of a future generation.

    How to Keep Students Engaged During Summer Break with Olivia Nelson

    How to Keep Students Engaged During Summer Break with Olivia Nelson

    In this episode of the EdTech Heroes podcast, host Nef Dukes welcomes Olivia Nelson, the Professional Development Lead at Screencastify. They chat about the importance of keeping students engaged during the summer, how to use video to spur students' creativity, and why balance is everything.

    • 43 min
    How to Introduce Video in Your Classroom with Al Thomas

    How to Introduce Video in Your Classroom with Al Thomas

    In this episode of the EdTech Heroes podcast, host Nef welcomes Al Thomas, a filmmaker, photographer, and former educator. They talk about the value of creativity, how to introduce it into the classroom, and why it's more important than ever to teach students creative thinking!

    • 39 min
    Discussing the Most Powerful Learning Platform of All Time with John Sowash

    Discussing the Most Powerful Learning Platform of All Time with John Sowash

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    In this episode of the EdTech Heroes podcast,  Nef welcomes educator, blogger, entrepreneur, and  CEO of Chromebook Classroom John Sowash. They talk about the future of education, how to prepare students for the world, and the tremendous benefits that technology offers to both students and teachers.

    • 41 min
    Convert Students' Studying Into a Process Through Video with Mandy Adams

    Convert Students' Studying Into a Process Through Video with Mandy Adams

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    In this episode of EdTech Heroes, host Nef Dukes welcomes Mandy Adams of Franklin Public Schools. Mandy and Nef discuss why teachers should use video in their classroom and its benefits in helping students to learn and demonstrate how they understand the material and collaborate with the community.

    • 44 min
    Why ‘Wordle’ is an Apt EdTech Analogy and Video Tips from Jake Miller

    Why ‘Wordle’ is an Apt EdTech Analogy and Video Tips from Jake Miller

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    In this episode of EdTech Heroes, host Nef Dukes talks to teacher, author, and podcast host, Jake Miller. They discuss the role of technology in today's classroom and the ways teachers can benefit from leveraging video. 

    They also touch upon flexible learning and emphasize the advantages of allowing students to access the material and learn at their own pace.

    • 37 min
    How to Give Students Control Over Their Learning Journey with Jon Bergmann

    How to Give Students Control Over Their Learning Journey with Jon Bergmann

    In this episode of EdTech Heroes, host Nef Dukes welcomes pioneer of the Flipped Class Movement, Jon Bergmann. The discussion touches on the benefits of flipping classrooms, what mastery learning is all about, and why students should have more control over their learning.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

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Great stories and practice advice

This show has a lot of great moments. The host, Nef, is excellent and she does a great job of guiding the guests to tell authentic stories that would interest even the most-seasoned edtech experts, while also providing practical advice for teachers that are new to tech.

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