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Episode 186: Navigating the AI-Driven Classroom

Join us in this eye-opening episode as we dive into the world of AI and education with William Grube , a Computer Science master's student at North Dakota State University. William has been on a mission to explore the impact ...

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Episode 186: Navigating the AI-Driven Classroom

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March 22, 2023

Episode 186: Navigating the AI-Driven Classroom

Join us in this eye-opening episode as we dive into the world of AI and education with William Grube , a Computer Science master's student at North Dakota State University. William has been on a mission to explore the impact ...

March 14, 2023

Episode 185: Behind the Scenes at Kami

In this episode, we sit down with Marcus Stein , the Head of Teacher Success at Kami and a former English teacher with experience teaching high school in Louisiana, USA. With over ten years of experience as an education consu...

March 14, 2023

Episode 184: Imposter Syndrome and Determination

Join us in this episode as we chat with Melissa Summerford , a Google Certified Trainer & Innovator and Teacher Success Champion at Kami, about overcoming imposter syndrome and staying determined in the education industry. Wi...

March 11, 2023

Episode 183: Empowering Teachers With Technology

Join us for an inspiring episode featuring Adam Juarez , a dedicated Technology Integration Consultant for Tulare County Office of Education. With 17 years of experience as a middle and high school US and World History Teache...

March 08, 2023

Episode 182: Keeping the Focus on Practice Over Product

Looking to transform your teaching and learning experience through effective tech integration? Look no further than tonight's podcast episode featuring Jed Stefanowicz , Digital Learning Coach, in Walpole, Massachusetts. With...

March 06, 2023

Episode 181: Everyday Is Day 1

Join me on this inspiring episode of My EdTech Life as I chat with Brandarius , a suicide survivor who shares his deeply moving story of hope and resilience. Discover how his personal mantra, "Everyday Is Day 1," is helping h...

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Alfonso Mendoza

Alfonso Mendoza Jr. is an Instructional Technologist and Google Innovator from the Rio Grande Valley located in the heart of South Texas. He attended the University of Texas-Pan American and graduated with a Bachelor in Business Administration in 2003.

Alfonso found his true calling and passion in 2006 when he became a teacher. He taught in the classroom for 11 years and his business skills such as customer service, personalized service, and knowing your audience paid off in dividends as he became a successful classroom teacher.

During this time his passion for technology grew and experienced firsthand the amazing work that students can do if given the opportunity to create. Alfonso's class was even featured by Scratch MIT for the work he did with coding.

Today, Alfonso serves as an Instructional Technologist and has received his Masters in Educational Technology, E-Learning Certification, Technology Leadership Certification from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, along with his Technology Director Certificate from TCEA. He is currently working on his doctorate in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Educational Technology.

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