012 – Edtech Best Practices

@81USHistory on TwitterFacebook PageShow E-mail: dokpodcast@gmail.com Article about edtech best practices: I’m not sure that engagement needs to be a huge priority compared to the quality coverage of the standards Make sure the standards covered match your state’s standards Sound teaching is the main goal Google Slides: Easily shareable for students and colleagues Easily syncs […]

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011 – Testing Again

@81USHistory on TwitterFacebook PageShow E-mail: dokpodcast@gmail.com Article about online testing: Great points, although this is clearly written for higher ed students Looking at positive elements from a student’s perspective My stance on online testing: I’ll use online testing with the understanding that things can go painfully wrong for reasons outside my control. Google Forms: Great […]

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010 – 21st Century

@81USHistory on TwitterFacebook PageShow E-mail: dokpodcast@gmail.com Article about 21st Century Learners: Technology isn’t the issue, it’s our ability to adapt 10 Characteristics are good, but there could be overlap I am weak in the creative characteristics Google Docs: Research sharing Project organization Shared research Grant by Ron Chernow: Similar to Hamilton Love new perspectives that […]

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009 – Smart Phones

@81USHistory on TwitterFacebook PageShow E-mail: dokpodcast@gmail.com Article about Smart Phones: Smart Phones are having negative impacts on students Ideas to help: Delay when kids get smartphones Reduce screen time Use technology to help Talk with your kids What is our role as educators in cell phone practices? Google Drive: Online housing for documents Storehouse for […]

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Certified Educator Here

There are three main tech-related companies that school districts tend to lean on: Microsoft, Google, and Apple.  Depending on your personal preference, you may prefer one over the other.  I personally am an “Apple-guy” followed by a “Google-guy”.  I use Microsoft for certain things, but that’s mostly a district level mandate than a personal preference.  […]

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