Podcast Episode 20 – February 8, 2012

What can I say, we’re a little tired this night, but that doesn’t stop Omar and I from turning out another quality podcast. Remember leaving comments will help us make our podcasts in the future even better.

1) Tony’s post about Setting Goals Without Making Loopholes

2) Omar’s post Distracting Gadgets in the Classroom

3) iPhone app of the week (Socrative.com)

4) Socrative.com review

5) BYOD (bring your own device) the pros and cons (an article I saw in learning & leading with technology)

Be sure to subscribe to our podcast on iTunes and if you can’t wait, then listen to it below.

Socrative.com – A review

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I luuurrv technology. You know why I love technology? It brings something new to a classroom that was more or less impossible before. Sometimes this technology can make no difference, be helpful, sometimes it can be transformative and in other cases it can make you tear out your frickin’ hair. So when I heard about a student response system called Socrative.com I was pretty curious. I mean students can use any device to log onto a website and respond (in real time) to questions.

So which is it? What category does Socrative.com fall into? Only one way to find out, click on past the break to see all the cool screen shots, a how to and a verdict.

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