https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ndiga-97ae8c Recorded on August 19, 2018 Dr. Samantha (Sam) Fecich is an Assistant Professor and Instructional Technologist at Grove City College in Grove City, PA. At Grove City College, she teaches courses related to educational technology and special education. In her Technology of Instruction course, preservice teachers take a deep dive into the Danielson […]Read more "Special Episode ft. Sam Fecich"
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-6tq98-920272 Recorded on March 31, 2018 EagleEyes is a mouse replacement system for the computer that helps children and adults with profound disabilities interact and learn by using a computer. These individuals are most often non-verbal, paralyzed, and at most have a YES/NO method of communicating or are completely locked-in. There are hundreds of EagleEyes […]Read more "Special Episode ft. Eagle Eyes OFOA"
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-4bdwb-90c5d0 Special Episode ft. Shawn Young, CEO of Classcraft Recorded on May 5, 2018 Shawn Young is a co-founder of Classcraft (@Classcraftgame). With a unique background in physics, education, gamification and web development, he’s interested in how we can create community in the classroom and how games can make learning fun and interactive. […]Read more "Special Episode ft. Shawn Young, CEO of ClassCraft"
Summer reading assignments are a hotly debated topic this time of year, especially when it’s tough to reconcile the workshop model’s foundation of student challenge and choice with something like a required reading program. What’s a teacher to do? It’s a given that students need to read over the summer. When teachers and students have built a […]Read more "Guest Post via @SwinehartJulie: Design Thinking and Choice in Summer Reading"
After twenty-one years teaching English at a public middle school in South Los Angeles, my eventual choice to change schools was an agonizing decision in a career that had more than its fair share of dilemmas and disasters. With utterly no training, I had begun my career at this chronically under-performing school as an “emergency” […]Read more "Guest post by Robert Ward via @RewardingEdu: Why I Left the School I Loved"