Easy EdTech Podcast with Monica Burns
Summary: Monica Burns from the popular EdTech blog ClassTechTips brings you teaching strategies, tips and activity ideas. Each podcast focuses on how to make EdTech integration easy with a shout out to favorite EdTech tools for classrooms. Monica provides actionable, relevant tips for teachers so you can make this school year the best one yet! Join author, speaker, and blogger, Dr. Monica Burns for an EdTech podcast that helps take the stress out of integrating education technology into your classroom.
In this episode we’ll discuss five tips for creating infographics with students, along with a few places to find examples. You’ll also hear about a tool you can use in your classroom to help students make infographics this school year!
In this episode we’ll discuss your role in helping students make connections to the authentic experiences they have online while exploring subjects and topics that may come up in your classroom. You’ll hear several essential ideas to consider while designing learning with digital networks in mind as well as some EdTech resources to get you started!
In this episode we’ll discuss the steps it takes to add captions to student videos. You’ll hear about different captioning resources available to you and your students so you can easily add captions to your video creations this school year!
In this episode we’ll discuss how students, families and colleagues can benefit from video playlists. You will hear some tips and strategies for compiling and distributing video playlists to different groups that you work with over the course of the school year.
In this episode we will discuss how personal branding with students might have a place in your classroom. You will hear strategies for your own professional or school brands, as well as guiding questions and tools to help students set up their own brand this school year!
In this episode we will discuss the power of hosting a video conference with an expert this school year. You will hear reasons to consider setting up a Skype session with a content area expert and stories from trying out this strategy with students in social studies and science classrooms!
In this episode we will discuss nine quick tips for taking ownership of your PD this school year and beyond. You will hear professional development tips to use in your own school, tech-friendly resources to use via social media and how to connect to other teachers remotely.
In this episode we’ll discuss how to build classroom community while addressing skills like speaking and listening, digital citizenship, and computer literacy. You will hear how to start the school year by providing a way for students to creatively introduce themselves and share their interests and goals for the school year.
In this episode we’ll discuss how I captured and published my own 360 videos with tips for your students, classroom and school. You will hear about my goal for finding a balance between 360 video content creation and content consumption along with project ideas!
In this episode we’ll discuss a Tech-Friendly Student Storytelling Activity you can use with Adobe Spark Post. This includes a step-by-step guide on how to implement this activity in your classroom using the technology you have. You will hear where to find my free planning pages to help your activity be a success!
In this episode we’ll discuss ideas for bringing your read alouds to life with technology in your classroom -- in any subject area. You will hear tech-friendly tips to engage your reader’s attention, imagination and creativity as they interact with the text!
In this episode I’ll share the steps for a goal setting activity perfect for anytime of the year. By using EdTech tools that capture video, voice, and text, you can have students chronicle their goals. You’ll hear strategies for making this happen with any grade level in any subject area along with a favorite spotlight tool!
In this episode I’ll share how Google Forms totally changed the way I thought about EdTech integration and formative assessment data collection as a classroom teacher. You’ll hear my favorite tips and strategies for using these customizable data-entry forms in any classroom!
In this episode we’ll focus on simple tips for using QR codes that all pack a punch no matter what age group or subject you work with this school year.. You’ll hear about tips and strategies for differentiating instruction, distributing materials, and keeping families up to date on classroom activities!
In this episode we’ll finish up the list 12 tips you can use to have the most successful year yet! This is part two of a two part look at favorite EdTech tips for the school year. You’ll hear a handful of actionable strategies to energize and elevate teaching and learning in your classroom!