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 cover EdTech tips you can use to have the most successful year yet! You can start this list anytime, but what better time than now? You’ll hear a handful of actionable strategies to energize and elevate teaching and learning in your classroom! This is Part 1 of a 2 part series.
In this episode we’ll cover tips you can use to start out and stay organized this school year - perfect for educators in all roles. You’ll hear strategies for using technology to help with your organizational challenges including favorite apps and websites!
In this episode we’ll discuss how you can learn from other folks who attend conferences while you stay at home. You’ll hear strategies for attending online conferences that don’t require any travel, as well as ways to follow along with a conference when you don’t plan on making the trip to the event!
In this episode we’ll discuss strategies for watching webinars and making the most of your time as an attendee of a virtual presentation. You’ll hear 10 tips to make the most of teacher webinars so you are ready for your next virtual professional learning experience!
In this episode we’ll discuss the “why” behind sharing podcasts with students along with six activities you can tailor to students of all ages. You’ll hear a shout out to a list of favorite kid-friendly podcasts along with ways to strengthen student listening skills with podcasts this school year!
In this episode we’ll look at three productivity tools that can help you save time and make the most of every minute of your busy day. You’ll hear about three favorite productivity strategies that can help you stay organized throughout the school day and throughout the school year!
In this episode we’ll explore activities where students can demonstrate their understanding of a topic and apply digital citizenship skills. You’ll hear about three quick ways to incorporate digital citizenship skills into moments where students create movies, websites, or any digital product!
In this episode I share a handful of my favorite student-friendly podcasts for classroom use and to recommend to families. You’ll hear how to access these podcasts, reasons why I love each one, and where to go to easily bring them into classrooms or share links with your school community!
In this episode I share EdTech tools every instructional coach should know about and how they can change your everyday practice. You’ll hear about these favorites and a book recommendation for coaches, so you can build your EdTech tool belt and this school year!
In this episode I share a spotlight tools for easy access to virtual walking tours for students. You’ll hear about why you should consider bringing virtual walking tours to your classroom and how you can incorporate this resource into your everyday instruction in just a few steps!
In this episode I share ten tips for using social media to help you spread the word about the great work happening by students, teachers and families in your school community. Whether you’re just getting started with social media at the school level or a total pro, this episode has plenty for everyone. You’ll hear about my favorite platforms for sharing school stories and how to make telling your school story easier than ever!
In this episode I share tips for creating spaces for students (and teachers) to participate in a book club online. Book clubs are great for all ages and all subject areas and completely customizable. You’ll hear about strategies for setting expectations, creating online spaces, and skill building for digital citizenship!
In this episode I share a favorite strategy you can use to keep track of your favorite teaching websites. You’ll hear about three tools that make it easy for you (and your students) to make interactive lists of favorites and share your curated resources with anyone and everyone!
In this episode I share websites and apps to use virtual reality in your classroom… without a headset. You’ll hear about the type of devices you’ll need and four of my very favorite resources. This episode will help you connect students with free virtual reality content hosted on the web and on mobile apps!
In this episode I share online resources for current events that can help you teach with the news. You’ll hear ways to use these websites and apps with students whether your focused on social studies, making cross-curricular connections in the English Language Arts classroom, or looking to infuse current events into any subject area!