Tag Archives: education

CCC0023: Hour of Code



In this episode Jim, Maria and Dan talk about the Hour of Code event!  We are joined by Anna Bayerl Dake Librarian and Media Specialist, Sarah Davis Librarian of Rogers and South Lawn Schools and Dave Marshall IHS and Dake Technology Teacher.

01:15 What is it?

03:13 Anna Bayerl talks Coding Club

10:37 Sarah Davis talks about the importance of teaching coding

19:10 David Marshall talks about coding in the Technology department

20:40 Code.org

21:20 Events in the District

22:50 Code.org Video

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CCC0022: Using Technology to Differentiate



In this episode Jim and Dan are joined by West Irondequoit Central School District teachers Juliana Hillebrant, Zandy Tasber and Paul Reininger.  They discussed using technology to differentiate in their teaching

01:10  Differentiate of Technology

02:35 Talking with Students and their Interests

06:40 Technology Differentiate by Grouping

07:30 Differentiation Buzz Word Bingo

13:00 Reviewing for Exams Facilitated by Technology

18:05 Zandy Tasber

20:20 Juliana Hillebrant

28:00 Paul Reininger

30:24 Newer Tools to Help

36:31 Question of the Episode

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CCC0019: The Podcast Challenge



In this episode Jim discusses the NPR Podcast Challenge with West Irondequoit Teachers Casey Nelan, Erica Kramarz and Erin Quintero.  They brought samples of their students submissions and talk about the benefits.

03:40 Teens Have A Voice with Podcasts

05:15 Ideas to Getting the Ball Rolling

06:48 Podcast Period

10:26 How Students Prep for their Podcasts

13:50 Editing their Work

17:50 Students Podcast Examples

23:50 Podcasting as a Class Activity

The NPR Podcast Challenge can be found here.


CCC0018: It’s a New School Year and our 2019 ISTE Review



In this episode Dan, Maria and Jim summarize their experience at the 2019 ISTE Conference in Philadelphia and talk about the new school year, as well as a brief preview of what’s in store for the podcast!

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01:30 ISTE Conference Summary

3:40 Focus on What Each Host Went to Learn

4:30 Key Takeaways from ISTE

7:35 Bigger Picture Workshops

10:25 Building Independent Learning

12:24 Maria’s Microsoft Thoughts from ISTE

16:05 Data Privacy and Security

20:15 Tech with Kindergarteners

21:50 Future Podcasts

ISTE can be found online at iste.org


CCC0017: Using Technology in Education and Issues That Arise



In this episode Dan talks about using technology in education and issues that arise.

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01:25 Technology as a Tool

02:58 Key Terms

04:55 Regulations

7:40 Ransomware

9:40 Locking Work Station

11:44 Data Handling

16:35 Storage Drives and Potential Attacks

17:00 Phishing Examples

Follow Dan on twitter at @aplusphysics


CCC0016: Castle Learning with Scott Fischer and Kim Conner



In this episode we talk with President Scott Fischer and Training Manager Kim Conner from Castle Learning

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01:50 What is Castle Learning

04:00 Self Study Options

05:10 New Features

7:00 Audio/Video Integration

9:50 Integrating with Other Systems

11:50 Tracking Time on Task

13:40 What Is Available

16:40 Freshing the Content

Castle Learning can be found at www.castlelearning.com/


CCC0015 : Learnics and the ThinkingApp with Dr. Greg Cottrell and Dr. Doug Lare



In this episode we talk with Dr. Greg Cottrell Principal at North Hunterdon High School in Nazareth Pennsylvania and Dr. Doug Lare Professor of Professional & Secondary Education, Co-Department Chair, Doctoral Program Coordinator at East Stroudsburg University about Learnics and the ThinkingApp

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04:15 Thinking App

06:55 Goal of Learnics

09:50 Surprising Trends

11:53 Looking at the Data

13:40 Scope and Sequence

14:10 Maximizing Student Engagement in Learning

15:50 What Strategies Can We Use to Personalize Learning with Technology

Dr. Cottrell can be found on twitter at @NHPrincipal and the ThinkingApp can be found at www.learnics.com


CCC0014: Deborah Kerby -Hour of Code and Girls who Code



In this episode we talk with Dr. Deborah Kerby Business and Computer Teacher at Pocono Mountain School District Stroudsburg Pennsylvania and she discusses the Hour of Code and Girls Who Code programs.

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01:25 Deborah Kerby joins us

04:00 Hour of Code Program

05:20 Girls Who Code Program

09:12 Trends in Educational Technology That You Are Not So Fond Of

10:20 Evaluating Technology in the Classroom

12:31 How Can Technology in Education Be More Than One and Done

14:40 Words of Wisdom in Our Journey of Purposeful Technology in our Classrooms

Deborah Kerby can be found on twitter at @dockerby