Episode 028: What I Brought Back From Columbus (#OETC19)

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.

Episode 026: Takeaways from @FETC

In this episode, Keven discusses the sessions and connections he made at FETC in Orlando, Florida in January 2019.

To learn more about….

Future of Education Technology Conference: https://www.fetc.org/
Squirrels, LLC – https://www.airsquirrels.com/
MarketBot – https://www.makerbot.com/
Matt Miller/Ditch That Textbook: http://ditchthattextbook.com/
Leslie Fisher: https://lesliefisher.com/

Episode 024: Meet Them Where They Are with @MeehanEDU

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.

Dream Rush Welcome Game:

Dead Web Redemption:

John’s Website: https://edrenalinerush.com/

Pexels (Stock Photos): https://www.pexels.com/

The Noun Project (Icons): https://thenounproject.com/

Episode 023: Find your Creative Bug with @BurgessDave

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.

Visit Dave’s website online at https://daveburgess.com/

Twitter: @burgessdave

Instagram: @dbc_inc

Purchase a copy of “Teach Like a Pirate” on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Teach-Like-PIRATE-Engagement-Creativity/dp/0988217600