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Oct. 18, 2020

10 - Jon Smith: students as creators

What can foster an authentic learning experience?   Matthew Downing and Jon Smith discuss how to create these types of authentic…

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Oct. 9, 2020

9 - Monica Burns: tasks before apps to promote deeper learning

Teachers are on constant lookout to promote deeper learning with the use of technology. Matthew Downing and Monica Burns discuss …

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Oct. 3, 2020

8 - Dom Traynor: literacy beyond the classroom

How can we make literature come alive for our students?  Literature is supposed to make us feel and imagine.  Stories were meant …

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Sept. 27, 2020

7 - Jennie Magiera: a courageous adventure to innovate

Innovation is lacking in schools across the country. Matthew Downing and Jennie Magiera talk about ways to foster greater innovat…

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Sept. 19, 2020

6 - Richard Byrne: helping teachers and students discover their passi…

Matthew Downing chats with Richard Byrne about a multitude of topics.  They go from student agency to 200+ mile bike rides.  How …

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Sept. 12, 2020

5 - Jennie Kristoffersen: breaking down silos with Nearpod

Matthew Downing talks with Jennie Kristoffersen about classroom culture, transformative technology integration, importance of rel…

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Sept. 3, 2020

4 - Tony Vincent: Technology integration - from Palm Pilots to Shapeg…

Matthew Downing talks with Tony Vincent about the progress of technology integration, and how to effectively use it to engage stu…

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Aug. 29, 2020

3 - Rachelle Dene Poth: Charting a New Course for Learning

Matthew Downing and Rachelle Dene Poth dive deep into charting a new course for learning.  Topics include AR/VR, Project Based Le…

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Aug. 14, 2020

2 - Thomas C. Murray: Explore, Design, and Create with Technology

Technology is a great tool, but it is important to think about it in deeper terms. Matthew Downing talks with Thomas C. Murray ab…

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Aug. 14, 2020

Jamie Casap: What problem do you want to solve?

Education and society are changing at a rapid pace.  Instead of memorizing facts and dates, we should approach education and the …

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