36 episodes

Randy Rodgers, Director of Digital & Innovative Learning for Seguin Independent School District, and guests discuss technology tools and resources for teaching and learning, with particular focus on contemporary skills, innovation, and creativity. Driven by the belief that our schools can be places that inspire, excite, and equip my own kids and yours to change our futures.

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Randy Rodgers, Director of Digital & Innovative Learning for Seguin Independent School District, and guests discuss technology tools and resources for teaching and learning, with particular focus on contemporary skills, innovation, and creativity. Driven by the belief that our schools can be places that inspire, excite, and equip my own kids and yours to change our futures.

    #36: Technology for Change: Empowering Tools For Students

    #36: Technology for Change: Empowering Tools For Students

    In response to our current cultural climate and current events, this episode looks at some technology resources and strategies to help students develop media literacy, conduct social media campaigns, fundraise, express themselves globally, and build empathy.

    • 20 min
    #35: eSports--First Steps

    #35: eSports--First Steps

    ESports are a scorching hot topic in education right now. I'll share some information and reflections on our first month competing in this exciting new arena.

    • 17 min
    #34: The Evolution of Digital Citizenship

    #34: The Evolution of Digital Citizenship

    Digital citizenship is a concept that has changed greatly in the past 10-15 years. Here are some current digital citizenthip topics I think students will find relevant and beneficial.

    • 14 min
    #33: 5 EdTech Fundamentals

    #33: 5 EdTech Fundamentals

    Reflecting on 27 years in public education, I share 5 big ideas for effective use of technology in the classroom: Learn; Direct; Equip; Adjust; Focu

    • 13 min
    #32: Is Less Knowledge More Desirable?

    #32: Is Less Knowledge More Desirable?

    Do we as educators sometimes know too much? Is our expertise getting in the way of student inquiry, discovery, and long-lasting learning? In this episode I reflect on a visit to a very engaged bunch of kids in a local robotics classroom. Plus, local and area ed tech news and anouncements for your listening pleasure!

    • 15 min
    #31: Virtually Real, Literally Cool!

    #31: Virtually Real, Literally Cool!

    Sharing some of the sights and scenes from the VR Austing Jam Showcase, a celebration of the work of local VR/AR/MR developers; plus exciting announcements--w00t!

    • 17 min

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