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This bi-monthly podcast series is designed to offer quick, short, and easy technology integration tips and tricks to support teachers. We discuss various education technology tools, share resources, recap conferences, and share other pertinent ideas for teachers.Contact Info:Allison Keskimaki - allison.keskimaki@lansingschools.net@AllisonKEDUmrsktechnology.comEric Spicer - eric.spicer@lansingschools.net@spicerruLansing EdTech - lansingedtech@gmail.com@lansingedtech

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This bi-monthly podcast series is designed to offer quick, short, and easy technology integration tips and tricks to support teachers. We discuss various education technology tools, share resources, recap conferences, and share other pertinent ideas for teachers.Contact Info:Allison Keskimaki - allison.keskimaki@lansingschools.net@AllisonKEDUmrsktechnology.comEric Spicer - eric.spicer@lansingschools.net@spicerruLansing EdTech - lansingedtech@gmail.com@lansingedtech

    Exploratory Classes - iMovie

    Exploratory Classes - iMovie

    In this episode, Eric and I discuss a new Exploratory Class schedule at Mt. Hope STEAM. Eric's students are using iMovie to create videos reminding students about school-wide expectations around walking to lunch, playing on the playground, etc. 

    • 17 min
    The Struggle is Real

    The Struggle is Real

    This is episode 18 - The Struggle is Real. We're talking about the power of letting students - and teachers - struggle when learning something new. We share an experience with 6th grade students and Google Slides. Lastly, we reference a couple of resources that can help build in some struggle that still integrates with your curriculum. 
    References:
    Google Slides Scavenger Hunt
    Terraclues
    Code.org

    • 19 min
    New School Year, New Roles, New Tech

    New School Year, New Roles, New Tech

    It's the first episode of the 2017-2018 school year! One of our podcasters, Eric, has a new role. He discusses that transition and we also tackle technology in the classroom at the beginning of the school year. We discuss setting expectations, how to make technology workflows easier, and the importance of modeling proper behavior for our students. We reference Google's Be Internet Awesome digital citizenship curriculum and resources, which you can find at www.beinternetawesome.com
    We love to hear from our listeners, so please reach out to us on Twitter @AllisonKEDU or @spicerru. You can also visit my wesbsite at www.mrsktechnology.com

    • 13 min
    Recapping ISTE 2017 - Deep in the Heart of Texas

    Recapping ISTE 2017 - Deep in the Heart of Texas

    On this week's podcast, we recap our time in San Antonio, Texas at the International Society of Technology Education Conference (ISTE). Eric Spicer (@spicerru) and Allison Keskimaki (@AllisonKEDU) host and discuss our top takeaways, what the next "big thing" is in education, and whether or not "Deep in the Heart of Texas" is the worst earworm in the world! 
    Twitter feed we reference - #ISTETC and follow @ISTETC 

    We'd love your feedback or to have you on a future episode; email us at lansingedtech@gmail.com 

    • 30 min
    Local Conferences & Why You Should Present

    Local Conferences & Why You Should Present

    Today's podcast discusses the variety of local conferences available for teachers this summer. We also talk through the advantages of presenting at smaller conference and how they can help you get your "sea legs" so you can present at larger conferences. 
    Local Conferences Resource Guide

    • 18 min
    End of the Year Technology Issues

    End of the Year Technology Issues

    It's getting close to the end of the year - what do you do wtih all the technology you've been using every day for the past school year? This episode discusses some of the policies and procedures we use to help collect and manage technology. What do you do? 
     
    You can reach out to us on Twitter - @AllisonKEDU and @spicerru or email us at mrsktechnology@gmail.com and spicer.eric@gmail.com

    • 20 min

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