29 episodes

K-12 conversations about building collaboration for successful technology integration.

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    • 4.9 • 45 Ratings

K-12 conversations about building collaboration for successful technology integration.

    How to Cultivate a Culture of Risk Taking with Evan Robb

    How to Cultivate a Culture of Risk Taking with Evan Robb

    On this episode of Tackling Tech Podcast, powered by Dyknow, Brett McGrath speaks with Middle School Principal, Evan Robb. Evan is a Ted Talk speaker, author, and progressive thinker. He shares how he cultivates a school environment that is encouraging of risk taking and how they are making the shift from emergency to intentional remote learning.

    • 37 min
    Educational Equity, SEL, and the Importance of Teacher Prep with Jorge Valenzuela

    Educational Equity, SEL, and the Importance of Teacher Prep with Jorge Valenzuela

    On this episode of Tackling Tech Podcast, powered by Dyknow, Brett McGrath speaks with Jorge Valenzuela, educational coach, curriculum specialist, and author of Rev Up Robotics. Jorge teaches workshops on Project-Based Learning, Computer Science, and STEM. He is hosting the Friday session of Progressive Learning Conference, Sept-21-25.

    • 36 min
    Building the Creative Classroom with John Spencer

    Building the Creative Classroom with John Spencer

    On this episode of Tackling Tech Podcast, powered by Dyknow, Brett McGrath speaks with Dr. John Spencer, a current college professor, former middle school teacher, and author. John teaches workshops on creating Creative Classrooms, PBL, and Design Thinking. His quest is to transform schools into bastions of creativity and wonder.

    • 31 min
    The Road to Awesome with Darrin Peppard

    The Road to Awesome with Darrin Peppard

    On this episode of Tackling Tech Podcast, powered by Dyknow, Brett McGrath talks with Darrin Peppard, a Superintendent in Colorado. His book, “Road to Awesome,” is about becoming a school leader who focuses on student’s triumphs, instead of focusing on discipline and what students are doing wrong. Unlike most leaders, Darrin despises strategic plans; rather, he likes to create a vision that everyone in the school can get on board with.

    • 42 min
    Cross-Functional Collaboration, Breaking Silos, and Aligning Educators with Ari Flewelling

    Cross-Functional Collaboration, Breaking Silos, and Aligning Educators with Ari Flewelling

    On this episode of Tackling Tech Podcast, powered by Dyknow, Brett McGrath talks with Ari Flewelling, an educational technology specialist and certified educator, trainer, and innovator. Communication and transparency are key going into this unique school year. Teachers have stepped up to the plate, proved their professionalism, and adapted quickly with the help of professional development and the right technology tools.

    • 39 min
    5 Takeaways for Back to School

    5 Takeaways for Back to School

    On this solo episode of Tackling Tech Podcast, powered by Dyknow, Brett McGrath shares the top five takeaways he’s learned while interviewing K-12 educators and professionals. As a marketer at Dyknow, it’s crucial to understand how schools will adopt more progressive learning styles. Brett also reflects on his own K-12 experience and the teacher that made the biggest impression.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

Teach145 ,

One of the best edtech podcasts

Great podcast with a variety of guests and ideas. I've use a lot of the ideas on here to collaborate with my team and gain support during this challenging time. Thanks!

Theohiobloke ,

A welcome addition to my PLN

Podcasts are a great way to build your knowledge, connect with other educators and build your professional learning network. This podcast is a nice addition to the educational technology space.

Hfrida00 ,

Hey (Tech) Coach, Put me in!

I use ideas I hear about on this show to help guide my conversations with my colleagues. Sometimes I feel isolated in my position, listening helps me network, gain insight to those outside my district and impact what teachers are doing in classrooms. I’m in!

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