JP's METC Presentations
The Midwest Educational Technology Conference is February 11-13 in St. Charles, MO. Come hang out with me in my conference presentations:
Monday - I just Attended the Best. Conference Ever. 10:00am Agusta
Tuesday - The Edtech PodSquad LIVE, 2:30pm Grand Ballroom B
Wednesday - Memes, GIFs, & #Booksnaps, oh my!, 8:00am Grand Ballroom A
The Edtech Minute
Google Arts and Culture: Virtual museum tours and close up views of historical artifacts and pieces of art.
Josh Howard is the Instructional Technology Facilitator for Fulton Public Schools in Fulton, MO. Josh is passionate about teaching students to be creators while keeping the barriers to creativity low. In our conversation, Josh and I discuss how to use Google Slides to create a wide variety of project types including choose your own adventure games, podcasts, and getting to know you activities. We also share a few best practices for facilitating collaboration in Google Slides.
Josh's METC Sessions:
Using Google Slides as a Video Editor
The Edtech PodSquad LIVE
Josh's blog postBaby's First Podcasting Studio
Josh's favorite podcasts: 99% Invisible, Reply All, Google Teacher Tribe
Josh is reading: The Culture Code by Daniel Coyle and Brain Rules by John Medina
Josh's Twitter recommendation: Laura Steinbrink
Josh's teacher shout out: Mrs. Redden
What I'm Learning
The Educational Duct Tape Podcast by Jake Miller focuses on viewing #edtech as a tool used to meet goals, address learning standards and solve problems in the classroom, much as duct tape is used as a tool that solves a plethora of problems in our lives. Each episode, Jake talks with a different inspiring guest with awesome ideas for using tech in the classroom.
The Bits & Bytes of Education podcast is a bi-weekly show that shares snack-sized ideas, interviews, and resources about teaching, learning, and technology integration.