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.
Embracing the Evolution of Blended and Student-Led Learning with Olivia Nelson
Olivia Nelson, the professional development lead at Screencastify, joins EdTech Heroes to share her insights on video’s positive impact on education, and how a partnership between teachers, parents, and the community is vital for students' success at school.
How Servant Leadership Can Serve Teachers with Katie Maddox
In this episode of EdTech Heroes, host Nef Dukes welcomes Katie Maddox, the instructional technology coordinator at Chilton County School District. Katie gets into the importance of implementing technology in schools and describes her journey from teacher to technology coordinator.
Going from Survival to Creation Mode with EdTech with Emily Breakfield
Emily Breakfield of Harlem Consolidated School District #122 joins EdTech Heroes to explain how she approaches video creation to help teachers, the types of videos teachers create for students, and how students can use them and keep track of their progress.
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Increasing Video Watchability to Increase Connections with Sam Kary
Sam Kary joins the EdTech Heroes podcast to discuss how teachers can use technology such as video as not only a means but also a goal and encourage students to learn, embrace, and explore it. As a result, we hear why Sam believes creativity and flexibility are essential skills that teachers must pass on to students.
Video for Self-Paced, Social-Emotional Learning with Toni Rose Deanon
In this episode of the EdTech Heroes podcast, host Nef Dukes welcomes Toni Rose Deanon, the community engagement manager at Modern Classrooms Project. They discuss the benefits of social-emotional learning, how video tools help students learn at their own pace, and why teachers should let their personalities shine in the classroom.
Using Video to Teach Students of Any Age with Sarah Moon
In this episode of the EdTech Heroes podcast, host Nef Dukes welcomes Sarah Moon, Elementary Instructional Coach and Interventionist at Durham Public Schools. They chat about the benefits of using videos in education, why customization is vital, and how to create a genuine connection with your students.
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.