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The last three years have been unlike any we've experienced in education.  Extreme teacher shortages, traumatized and disengaged students, demoralized educators at every level, and unprecedented outside interference in school policy.  The challenges we now face are not responding to old solutions, strategies, and thinking. Join us as we speak with educators, school leaders, superintendents, and various education stakeholders who are already accepted that we're never going back to normal. From now on it will be forward to different. 

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The last three years have been unlike any we've experienced in education.  Extreme teacher shortages, traumatized and disengaged students, demoralized educators at every level, and unprecedented outside interference in school policy.  The challenges we now face are not responding to old solutions, strategies, and thinking. Join us as we speak with educators, school leaders, superintendents, and various education stakeholders who are already accepted that we're never going back to normal. From now on it will be forward to different. 

    Learning First: Reviewing Our Ed Tech Priorities As We Head Back To School

    Learning First: Reviewing Our Ed Tech Priorities As We Head Back To School

    As we prepare to open the doors and turn on the lights in our classrooms, we check in with Liz Kolb for an update on the education technology landscape and some basic principles to keep learning first and use technology purposefully.

    Follow on Twitter: @ISTE @mrhooker @lkolb  @jonHarper70bd @bamradionetwork 
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    Liz Kolb is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Michigan. She is the author of several books, including Cell Phones in the Classroom and Help Your Child Learn with Cell Phones and Web 2.0. Kolb has been a featured and keynote speaker at conferences throughout the U.S. and Canada. She is the creator of the Triple E Framework for effective teaching with digital technologies, and she blogs at cellphonesinlearning.com.

    • 14 min
    How We Can Better Manage Technology’s Impact on Student and Teacher Wellness This Year

    How We Can Better Manage Technology’s Impact on Student and Teacher Wellness This Year

    Our guest takes us beyond mindfulness and SEL and dives into how some of the social and cultural challenges filtered through technology are affecting student and teacher wellbeing. Join us as we unpack the lessons learned and focus on how we can better manage our digital wellness as we move forward to different.

    Follow on Twitter: @mrhooker @PsycoachTP @bamradionetwork @jonharper70bd Teodora Pavkovic is the Director of Community Engagement at Linewize, where she leverages her decade-plus of experience as a psychologist, parenting coach and digital wellness practitioner to provide guidance and advice to parents, teachers and school administrators on topics concerning mental health, responsible and safe use of technology, tech ethics, parenting in the digital age and child development. A prominent figure in the global digital wellness community, Pavkovic is a member of both the American and British psychological associations and an advisory board member of several educational and mental health organizations. She has dedicated herself to helping people preserve and protect their wellbeing and relationships in this increasingly digital world, teaching them to use technology mindfully, intentionally and humanely. She has lived in nine different countries and is a sought-after public speaker, thought leader and media expert who has spoken at conferences like TEDx in Singapore, Human After All in New York City, and HUMANITECH, the first virtual digital wellness conference that she both organized and moderated.

    • 33 min
    Looking Beyond Grades That Speaking Loudly, Say Little, and Undermine Real Learning: A Five Point Transition Plan

    Looking Beyond Grades That Speaking Loudly, Say Little, and Undermine Real Learning: A Five Point Transition Plan

    Forward-looking educators have been thinking, writing, and discussing the need to change how we do grading for many years.  What's different now, is that the myriad ways traditional grading undermine real learning are becoming more painful that the effort required to change the grading system.  Our guest shares a five-point, researched-based framework for making the transition and invites us to take the first step by joining the conversation.

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    Fanny Passeport is the Founder of No Borders Learning which serves PK-12 schools, educators, and families in co-constructing healthy learning ecosystems that attend to the heart, exercise the mind, and engage the willpower. She has over 10 years of experience in PK-12 international schools. Together with Caitlin McLemore, she wrote the book Stretch Yourself: A Personalized Journey to Deepen Your Teaching Practice, published by ISTE in 2019. Fanny is working as an Education Development Officer with the radical innovation unit called ErasmusX (Erasmus University Rotterdam). She is a published author and an award-winning educator.

    • 25 min
    A Detailed Road Map to Move Teaching to a Four-Day Work Week

    A Detailed Road Map to Move Teaching to a Four-Day Work Week

    As one educator recently wrote, teaching must get more flexible before it falls apart. In this episode, our guests explore a viable model for moving to a four-day work week and the impact it might have on retaining and attracting teachers.

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    @shellthief  @cmurcray  #ISTE20 #ISTEturns40 #edchat #edtech #edtechchat

    Inge Wassman is a visionary who empowers fellow educators to implement an innovative mindset by creating a culture that encourages all learners to be active participants in their journey. As the Director of Innovative Teaching and Learning at St. Stephen's Episcopal Day School, she leads professional learning communities for faculty and staff to innovate learning at all levels. Inge works with the faculty to evolve their craft by focusing on the learner-centered approach, the project approach, design thinking, and backward planning. She promotes authentic learning experiences that allow students to practice investigating, presenting, and public speaking skills. Inge believes each learner can make their mark in the world through a personalized learning experience and building relationships. Through listening with empathy and questioning, conducting root-cause analysis, and constantly checking for alignment, she involves everyone in the process of learning and improvement.

    In Inge's 20+ years in education, she has been a teacher, edtech integrator, and innovation coach and is currently part of the senior staff management. She continuously searches for new opportunities to improve education for both students and faculty members.

    She was born in The Netherlands and presently lives in Miami with her husband. They are the proud parents of four children. Inge fills her spirit with biking, yoga, reading, spending time on the water, and traveling.

    Felix Jacomino loves learning and sharing (and food, and music, and making new friends). Over the last 22 years, he has experienced a great transformation in education as technology has made its way into every discipline across all curricula. His main focus and interest is ensuring that teachers understand when, why, and how to best use technology to accomplish learning objectives and empower students to be critical thinkers who own their learning. Felix is the Director of Technology at St. Stephen's Episcopal Day School, a private elementary school devoted to innovative teaching and learning practices, in Miami, Florida.

    • 22 min
    The Five Signs That Education Is Never Going Back to Normal and What They Mean For the Upcoming School Year (and Beyond)

    The Five Signs That Education Is Never Going Back to Normal and What They Mean For the Upcoming School Year (and Beyond)

    The last three years have been unlike any we've experienced in education.  Extreme teacher shortages, traumatized and disengaged students, demoralized educators at every level, and unprecedented outside interference in school policy.  The challenges we now face are not responding well to old solutions, strategies, and thinking. Join in the preview episode as we lay out the reasons why many educators have accepted that we're never going back to normal. From now on it will be forward to different.

    Follow on Twitter: @mrhooker  @bamradionetwork

    Carl has been involved in education since graduating from the University of Texas in 1998. He has been in a variety of positions in both Austin ISD and Eanes ISD, from 1st-grade teacher to Virtualization Coordinator. Carl was the Director of Innovation & Digital Learning in the Eanes Independent School District. As Director, he utilized his background in both education and technology to bring a unique vision to the district and its programs. He helped spearhead the LEAP (Learning and Engaging through Access and Personalization) which put 1:1 iPads into the hands of all K-12 students at Eanes. Carl has a 6-part book series titled Mobile Learning Mindset. These books focus on different stakeholders and the role they play in a successful mobile learning initiative. Carl is also he host of the ISTE podcast, Learning Unleashed.

    • 18 min

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