In this episode, Keven talks about the sessions, ideas, and tools he encountered at the Ohio Educational Technology Conference in Columbus, Ohio. There is a focus on esports, a variety of tools that were highlighted in sessions, and a dive into the Pear Deck Google Slides add-on.
View notes from #OETC19 attendees for nearly 100 of the sessions by clicking here.
In this episode, Keven discusses gamification with John Meehan.
John Meehan is a teacher and instructional coach at Bishop O’Connell High School in Arlington, VA. He teaches two classes as well as supporting over 100 teachers with their classroom goals. Students in his classes have the opportunity to learn through a gamified classroom as John looks to grab student attention through using themes from current video games. Below you will find a few examples to use in your own classroom.
In this episode, Keven talks about creativity, passion, and enthusiasm with Author, Speaker, Educator and an all-around good guy, Dave Burgess. Dave is a New York Times best-selling author with his book “Teach Like a Pirate”. He was a classroom teacher for 17 years before shifting gears to give presentations, workshops, and give other educators a voice through his publishing company.
In this episode, Keven discusses some of the differences between small school and big schools with Cari White, Director of Campus Ministry at Lakewood St. Edward’s High School. Cari also talks about many of the great things going on at St. Ed’s and what it is like working in a single gender school.