Mike Lawrence’s list of credentials is a mile long: Executive Director of CUE, 2003 Apple Distinguished Educator, assisted in the development and launch of Discovery Education Network, Co-Founder of the Google Certified Teacher Program, Co-Executive Director of the Infinite Thinking Machine, Member ISTE Board of Directors, Director California Student Media Festival, and an all-around good guy. Mike talks about some of the exciting ventures he’s involved in and breaks the news of this year’s CUE Conference closing Keynote!
Nick Provenzo is an Evernote guru and is an official ambassador for the product. In episode 35, Nick, otherwise known as The Nerdy Teacher, teaches Scott and me the power of using Evernote to simplify your teaching life. Recorded on the day before Halloween, this episode is sure to engage, educate and entertain!
2013 National Teacher of the Year, Jeff Charbonneau, a high school science teacher from Washington, shares what it’s like to be the Teacher of the Year and gives some great ideas for classroom teachers. Jeff’s philosophy centers around his understanding of the power of developing relationships. Tune in to episode 33 of the most popular education podcast hosted by brothers!
“My personal goal before they fire me is to put the district on the path of being a connected district.” It’s never a dull moment when you’re learning from Dr. Will and his zany sense of humor. You’ll thoroughly enjoy this lighthearted and informative discussion between Scott, Dr. Will and me as we talk about professional development, Google Drive, PLN’s, a classroom connection with Hong Kong, and andragogical challenges. SAY WHAT?! And Dr. Will says we shouldn’t be teaching like pirates. Tune in!
Victoria Olsen was involved in EdCamp Home, an online version of an EdCamp. She is an innovator in the EdTech world and shares some fantastic ideas for using Auras, gives a mini-lesson on the SAMR model for tech integration, and teaches about the advantages of a multi-age or combo class.
This Thursday, October 3, at 4:00 PM Pacific, Scott and I will be interviewing Dave Burgess, author of Teach Like a Pirate. We will be peppering Dave with questions to take us beyond teaching like a pirate and into some even more innovative ways to engage your students. And we will be having our first ever TLAP LOOT giveaway! There are two ways to enter the contest: simply go to the contact page and give us your email address (don’t worry, we’re not going to give away your information to ANYONE, nor will we spam you.) You also need to tell us in the comment section that you want to win some TLAP Loot! The other way to enter is to Tweet out about the show using the hashtag #TLAPLOOT. It’s that easy. Deadline for entry is Thursday, October 3, at 3 PM Pacific time. Then tune in to the live broadcast here at TimBedley.com and see if you win! The winners will be announced sometime during the show on Wednesday.
On Episode 27 of The Bedley Bros EdChat, Scott and I have a flippin’ great time interviewing the father and face of the Flipped Classroom, Jonathan Bergmann. What is the Flipped Classroom? What is it not? Jon explains how to use the Flipped Class model in an effective manner. How do we get our students really tuned in to the instructional videos? How do you create enough quizzes to implement mastery learning? You won’t want to miss this episode of The Bedley Bros. EdChat!
Bill Selak is an EdCamp organizer and one of the recipients of the 2013 ISTE Emerging Leaders award. Check out this latest episode of the Bedley Bros. as we learn more about #EduAwesome EdCamps and what it takes to put one together.
Part informal. Part structured. Educator’s Round Table brought together leaders in education from different schools, different towns, and different perspectives. Why? We share a passion for education and we want to collaborate.
Six educators: Tim Bedley (me), Brian O’Connor, Cherie Daniel, Ginger Fleck, Jen Wagner, and Mary Bedley (my wife.) Three topics: introduce yourself, tell us about a resource, and tell us about something you do with kids. One recording: listen below or download it to your device and listen on the go (right click, save to…) Share your feedback. Or better yet, join us next Monday!