Season 1

April 29, 2021

Episode 60: Amplify Creativity with Shannon Moore

Shannon Moore is a wonderful friend, creative, connector, leader, and passionate educator. In this episode, we shared our creative journeys that are quite similar in many ways. She opens up her heart and offers some refreshin...

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April 23, 2021

Episode 59: Ready Learner One

In this episode, Micah Shippee sat down with us to have a great conversation about his passion for education, his current work with Ready Learner One , and ChangeMaker EDU in offering a community-based approach to innovative ...

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April 17, 2021

Episode 58: Ignite A Spark

On this show we are joined Amanda Macias, Instructional Coach, from Fontana, California. We had a great conversation about wearing many hats, unsubscribing to learning loss, building relationships and community within our sch...

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April 15, 2021

Episode 57: #ARVRinEDU Live Chat

The Twitter #ARVRinEDU Chat went live for this one. Join Jaime Donally and friends as we talk about all things #ARVRinEDU.

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April 10, 2021

Episode 56: Break Things. Try Stuff. with Bonnie Chelette

We had a great conversation with Bonnie Chelette this morning where we talked about Google Innovator, work and projects and how pivots are not always a bad thing. Get to know Bonnie a little better and why she is a …

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April 8, 2021

Episode 55: Stephanie Rothstein

Today, I had the opportunity to interview my great friend Stephanie Rothstein. Stephanie is a passionate educator and leader that is making waves in the education community. Today I had the opportunity to have a nice conversa...

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April 3, 2021

Episode 54: Tools and Ideas to Add To Your Teacher Toolkit

On this episode Samantha Shaffner shared some #AwesomeSauce on Wakelet and Edulastic. This is an episode that you will find helpful and useful and she provided some amazing resources. Follow Samantha on Twitter: https://twitt...

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March 18, 2021

Episode 53: The Digital Age Is Here. Are You Prepared?

In this episode Dr. Rene Corbeil, professor, and author, from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will join us as we talk about microlearning, what it is, what it isn't, and the benefits that it has on learning.

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March 13, 2021

Episode 52: Work & Life: A True Balancing Act

Luis has been in education for over 20 years, he now has students that are children of former students which makes him feel ancient. He’s the Technology Integrator for Colegio Marymount in Barranquilla, Colombia. He’s a recen...

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March 6, 2021

Episode 51: Who is Tisha Poncio?

In this show we get to have a genuine and honest conversation with the amazing Tisha Poncio. We talked about the importance of relationships, creativity, tech and empowering students and more. You won't want to miss this grea...

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March 4, 2021

Episode 50: It's Not Just Books & Bonbons

Deborah Zeman is a Digital Learning & Library Media Specialist, who has worked in education for over 20 years and is passionate about education. On this episode Deborah and I share some of our favorite tools such as Wakelet, ...

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Feb. 27, 2021

Episode 49: Empowering Educators to Talk About Mental Health

After 11 years as a Primary School Teacher with a specialism in Computing and Maths, Cat became a freelance EdTech consultant with the goal of supporting schools in teaching computing as well as using technology affectively t...

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Feb. 25, 2021

Episode 48: Amplify Your Voice Through Creativity

Claudio is a digital media consultant based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and currently Digital Designer at Burleson ISD. He is passionate about fostering creativity in the classroom and using digital tools to engage learners...

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Feb. 20, 2021

Episode 47: From Classroom Teacher to Administrator

AJ Bianco opens up and shares his passion for education and his transition from classroom teacher to an administrative role. AJ and I also talk about his inspiring podcast called The ReflectED Podcast.

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Feb. 18, 2021

Episode 46: ETwinz: Embajadores de la Educación

Los gemelos Herraez son grandes embajadores de la educación y su importancia. Abogan por las prácticas educativas del siglo XXI. Han sido presentados por numerosos periódicos de todo el mundo como El Mundo (España), Salamanca...

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Feb. 13, 2021

Episode 45: Perseverance and Diving in Headfirst!

What could possibly happen by diving in headfirst into technology? Well, Frederick Ballew will share an inspiring story of what one can accomplish through perseverance and diving in headfirst.

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Feb. 11, 2021

Episode 44: Content Creation: What's Your Process?

Ismael Martinez, a local content creator, will be joining us as he shares his experience as a content creator. We will talk about the creative process, ideation, and how one can exercise their creative muscles.

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Feb. 6, 2021

Episode 43: Enchancing Instructional Coach & Educator Practice

In this episode, I am joined by the 3 Caffeinated Coaches! Georgina, Shannon, and Becky will talk about how they are helping our educator community by enhancing the practices of instructional coaches/educators/leaders through...

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Jan. 30, 2021

Episode 42: A Journey From IT Technician to Google Innovator

Join us for a great show as Abid Patel shares his journey in the tech world by moving from IT Technician, IT Director, Google Innovator and Innovator Academy Coach.

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Jan. 28, 2021

Episode 41: Red personal de aprendizaje y grupos GEG

En este programa José Ontiveros de Argentina y Carlos Espinoza de Guayaquil compartieron lo importantes que se convirtieron las redes de aprendizaje personal y cómo crecieron en América Latina. Compartieron cómo estas redes s...

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Jan. 23, 2021

Episode 40: STEM Education in Primary Grades

Fi Morrison will be joining us this Friday night so we can talk about STEM Education in primary grade levels.

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Jan. 21, 2021

Episode 39: Unconventional: Ways to Thrive in EDU

On this episode Rachelle Dene Poth joins us to chat about the importance of relationships and igniting a passion for knowledge in our students. She also shares how teacher can begin to explore the world beyond the classroom a...

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Jan. 16, 2021

Episode 38: How Can Augmented Reality Augment Learning? Darya Yergori…

In this episode, we talk about the future of work, Augmented Reality. Darya and Inna talk to us about how important it is to be able to get these tools into the hands of our students so that they can …

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Jan. 14, 2021

Episode 37: El valor de grupos profesionales para nuestro aprendizaje…

En este episodio Gerardo y yo hablamos de lo importantes que son las redes de aprendizaje personal como educadores. Gerardo comparte apasionadamente sus antecedentes como profesor en México y nos explica cómo las redes de apr...

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Jan. 7, 2021

Episode 36: My EdTech Life Presents: A Teacher PD & Growth Mindset Co…

In this episode, Dr. Dan Kreiness and I talk about our experiences with teacher professional development and growth mindset. Dr. Kreiness shares some great insight on how he helps teachers using the following powerful acronym...

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Dec. 24, 2020

Episode 35: My EdTech Life Presents: A Personal Journey from Pharmacy…

Pily is a Google Innovator from Monterrey, Mexico with a passion for education, but that was not always her plan. Join us as Pily shares her personal journey into education and how she is making a big impact on the …

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Dec. 17, 2020

Episode 34: My EdTech Life Presents: International and Cultural Shift…

Join us for a great show with my friend Mel Aveling as she shares her experience teaching in Taiwan and in Colombia. Mel also shares the power of PLNs and how helpful they are during these times.

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Dec. 10, 2020

Episode 33: My EdTech Life Presents: How to Manage Your Makerspace du…

In this episode, Cari Orts will share with us how to easily manage Makerspaces during In-Person or Virtual Instruction.

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Dec. 5, 2020

Episode 32: My EdTech Life Presents A Growth Mindset Conversation wit…

We are joined by Chelsea Robberson who passionate about disrupting the status-quo of education by pushing forward the mission of others with this same thinking. In this conversation, we get real about Growth Mindset and how i...

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Nov. 23, 2020

Episode 31: My EdTech Life Presents: From Jukebox Hero to Digital Her…

In this episode, Chris shares his story of uncertainty, adversity, and faith through times of COVID-19. Listen to a great story of how a former Radio DJ's passion for education has driven him to equip himself to help his scho...

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Nov. 14, 2020

Episode 30: My EdTech Life Presents Green Screen Creativity with Erik…

Join us for a great show with Erika as we talk about creativity and content creation in the classroom. Erika will share her passion for creativity and share some amazing greenscreen tools to help you create amazing content fo...

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Nov. 7, 2020

Episode 29: My EdTech Life Presents Digital Grace, Balance and Teache…

In this episode, we get to chat with Marshall Beyer about the amazing work that he is doing in this school district as the EdTech Coordinator. Marshall shares his experience as to how he and his team have helped equip …

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Oct. 24, 2020

Episode 28: My EdTech Life Presents Jammin' It up With Jamboard with …

On this episode our amazing guest Kim Mattina shares how Jamboard can be used in a variety of ways to help engage learners in a meaningful way. Kim gives us a great explanation between the web version and mobile phone …

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Oct. 17, 2020

Episode 27: My EdTech Life Presents: Rock Your Class with Steven "Eti…

Whether teaching in a classroom, online, or homeschooling, effective learning is all about engaging students with a wide variety of strategies and activities. ROCK YOUR CLASS is carefully curated educator wisdom from A to Z, ...

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Oct. 10, 2020

Episode 26: My EdTech Life Presents: Esports with Chris Aviles

Joining us today is Chris Aviles who is a co-author of the highly anticipated book titled The Esports Education Playbook. Chris will talk to us about his experience in the world of Esports and how you can start a program …

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Oct. 3, 2020

Episode 25: My EdTech Life Presents: Navigating the Toggled Term with…

Online learning, social distancing, staggered schedules, hyper hygienic standards, and blended learning are all new realities presented by the toggled term educators will need to overcome to reopen schools in the fall of 2020...

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Sept. 12, 2020

Episode 24: My EdTech Life Presents: #ARVR and #Esports with Jesse Lu…

Join us for a great show with Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer of Ready Learner 1 as we talk about Augmented and Virtual Reality in Education and the growth of Esports. Augmented Reality and Esports are two of the fastes...

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Aug. 29, 2020

Episode 23: My EdTech Life Presents: Scripted, Your Recipe Guide to C…

On this episode we spoke to Scripted authors Paula Neidlinger and Bruce Reicher about their new book that is a great resources to help teachers learn how to create content for their classes. Paula and Bruce share some great t...

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Aug. 29, 2020

Episode 22: My EdTech Life Presents! The Edugals

Joining us on the show are Dr. Rachel Johnson and Katie Attwell from Ontario, Canada joined us on the show to talk about Tech Integration through Podcast. Rachel and Katie work for the same school district and when school clo...

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Aug. 22, 2020

Episode 21: #ThisIsMe Movement with Dr. Shantel Scott

Dr. Shantel is an amazing educator and consultant that does amazing work with empowering educator and students alike. Dr. Shantel has also started the #ThisIsMe Movement that designs educational opportunities that empower wom...

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Aug. 15, 2020

Episode 20: Content Creation & Exercising Your Creative Muscles with …

This week we had a great time talking about content creation and exercising our creative muscles with Al Thomas. Has has served in various capacities in the field of education and has the ability to bring his creativity to ne...

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Aug. 8, 2020

Episode 19: Google Innovator & Book Illustrator Jennifer Leban

We had an amazing show with Google Innovator & Book Illustrator Jennifer Leban. Jennifer shared her Google Innovator journey and project called ResetEDU which is a web series designed to motivate, empower and inspire teachers...

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Aug. 1, 2020

Episode 18: Vlogging & Blogging with Stephanie Galvan Russell

We had an amazing chat with Stephanie Galvan Russell a.k.a @lispylibrarian about how you can get started vloggin & blogging. Stephanie shared with us how she started blogging and how she did not let her lisp get in the way …

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July 25, 2020

Episode 17: EdTech and Podcasting with Chris Nesi

We had an amazing chat with Chris Nesi regarding EdTech and Podcasting. Chris shared his distance learning experience with us and how he found ways to connect with his students through this time. Chris shared how he shifted h...

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July 18, 2020

Episode 16: #VIA20 Edition

On this show we talked to several #VIA20 applicants shared their experience of the Google Innovator application process. We all opened up and shared our passions, our struggles and our How Might We...statements and we also sh...

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July 18, 2020

Episode 15: Tech Integration and Libraries with Karina Quilantan-Garza

We had an amazing chat with possibly the most energetic Librarian that I know. Her passion and knowledge of how to integrate technology through a remote environment is amazing. Karina's passion will be transmitted through thi...

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July 11, 2020

Episode 14: Ways That Children Can Make a Difference, Tech Tools, and…

On this episode of My EdTech Life we are joined by the amazing Kristina Holzweiss. He had a great chat about our backgrounds growing up, maker movement resources, the importance of student creation, portfolios. Kristina also ...

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July 7, 2020

Episode 13: Mental Health & Wakelet with Toby Doncaster

We had a great time with Google Trainer, Innovator and now a Wakelet Ambassador, Toby Doncaster. Toby shared how he uses Wakelet with his students at the vocational college he works at. Toby engaged his learners through the u...

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July 4, 2020

Episode 12: La Formación de Docentes Usando Las Herramientas de G Sui…

En este episodio de My EdTech Life Javier Balan y yo hablamos de cómo está ayudando a formar profesores en su comunidad en Cuidad Obregón con herramientas de G Suite. También compartió una gran iniciativa que la Secretaria de...

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July 2, 2020

Episode 11: Tech Talks & More with Ben Moore and Daren White

On this episode we were joined by the Short & SUITE crew and we enjoyed a great chat about all things quarantine, wellness, and tech. Daren and Ben joined us all the way from Essex in the U.K. and they …

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