In this episode, Keven discusses the life of a director of technology with Nick Rider. Nick is the Director of Technology at Carey Exempted Village Schools and is leading the charge with Esports Ohio, a grassroots campaign to kick off competitive esports at the high school level.
In this episode, Keven discusses the fourth quarter of the school year and things to get your through the grind. Listen to hear about ideas to refresh yourself as an educator find that spark to get you through the year.
In this episode, Keven catches up with Kelly Croy. Kelly is an educator, author, artist, and speaker. He currently serves as the Director of Innovation and Instruction at Port Clinton City Schools. Over his 28 years in education, Kelly has had a major impact on many students lives and helped to motivate teachers through podcasting, motivational speaking, and is a proven leader.
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.