ClassroomQ

https://pinecast.com/listen/31600e89-408b-49cb-a402-1479c159e5f6.mp3As educators we often encounter those times when multiple students across the classroom have their hand up waiting for assistance. It is extremely hard at times to keep track of whose hand went up first or even what order they all went up over all. ClassroomQ is a product that helps to eliminate this problem … Continue reading “ClassroomQ”

Equity Maps

https://pinecast.com/listen/3fcad7f8-0cfe-41ee-91d4-31b7e5fec490.mp3In the classroom it is often difficult to ensure that ALL of your students are engaged and taking part in the class discussion. Our goal should be for all students to take part in the class discussion at some point during the class period. The larger issue is how to do that. Equity Maps is … Continue reading “Equity Maps”

Minecraft: Education Edition 1.7 Update w/Code Builder Included

https://pinecast.com/listen/5886d145-9d61-4e18-b2e7-e5fa6602cdb0.mp3Microsoft’s recent update to version 1.7 of the Minecraft: Education Edition (M:EE) software has made it even easier for educators to incorporate the coding aspects into their Minecraft curriculum. Now that Code Builder is built-in to the M:EE software, students no longer need to run a separate program to learn and use Code Builder. They … Continue reading “Minecraft: Education Edition 1.7 Update w/Code Builder Included”

MADPD – Making Tech Disappear

https://pinecast.com/listen/af4ad83b-ec31-4dc3-a7ca-9dfac7706a8f.mp3MADPD – Making Tech Disappear On May 6, 2018 I was fortunate to take part in a session as a part of MADPD hosted by Shane Lawrence (Twitter) of The Ed Podcast (Ed – Conversations About the Teaching Life). Joining us in the session were Kasey Bell (Twitter, Website, Google Teacher Tribe) and Brad Shreffler … Continue reading “MADPD – Making Tech Disappear”

Minecraft: Education Edition

https://pinecast.com/listen/41a5d9db-2bab-4bb7-a4aa-7f2dde385b8c.mp3 How do we get Minecraft: Education Edition? West Virginia If you’re an educator in West Virginia then you may be aware that in June of 2018, the West Virginia Department of Education was able to license Minecraft: Education Edition (M:EE) for ALL (approximately) 300,000 users in our Office 365 tenant. All users have successfully … Continue reading “Minecraft: Education Edition”

Coding and Computer Science Education, Part 2 w/Teena Hine

https://pinecast.com/listen/f0d6e1b2-310f-4243-97ca-5c97168575ca.mp3Today’s episode is part two in the series focused on coding and computer science education. The guest today is Teena Hine (@STEAMPoweredWV). Teena is a third grade teacher and technology integration specialist at Tomahawk Intermediate School in Berkeley County, WV. She joins the show today to talk about some of the great things she is … Continue reading “Coding and Computer Science Education, Part 2 w/Teena Hine”