Episode 112 – Frown face


Today we are joined by Omar, Tim, Tony and Patrick as they discuss about an interesting observation by Tom Whitby and whether old fashioned classroom management is as effective as these new fangled apps. Check out the talking points below.

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We Need to Put a Woman on the Moon by Tom Whitby of My Island View
a. Link: https://tomwhitby.wordpress.com/2016/02/08/we-need-to-put-a-woman-on-the-moon/
b. Do you think he is right?
c. Is there a connection to more female teachers to using less technology in classrooms?
d. Thoughts or experiences?

Classroom management showdown: Names on the board vs. ClassDojo
a. ClassDojo link: https://www.classdojo.com/
b. Smiley and frown face on the board: http://ukedchat.com/2015/09/02/the-smiley-game-the-frowny-system-by-lessontoolbox/?utm_source=ReviveOldPost&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ReviveOldPost
c. Which is better folks?

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Podcast Episode #36 – May 30, 2012

It is just Omar and I this week but that does not deter the entertainment and educational value of this week’s podcast. We have a lot to talk about so check out our agenda below. Also, be sure to subscribe to us on iTunes.

  1. 1. Omar’s post “Please Don’t Call Me!
  2. 2. Post from Jeff Utecht (www.thethinkingstick.com) – “Why there is no one way to go 1:1
  3. 3.Tom Whitby’s (www.tomwhitby.wordpress.com) post – “How We Teach Trumps What We Teach
  4. 4. iPhone App of the Week – Stack the Countries
  5. . In what kinds of technology should teachers be required to be competent? The debate about technology expectations for teachers.
  6. Mozilla Thimble helps you learn CSS and HTML things that can will go wrong

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Podcast Episode 13 – November 30

Another good week and another great podcast episode. Here is what we talk about this week and for the record, Omar is not seeking help with his ZamZar addiction. Listen to find out what I’m talking about.

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Podcast Episode 12 – November 23

Happy Thanksgiving to my fellow Americans! Episode 12 is a doozy! We talk about a how mess of educational technology and have a great time doing it. We think you’ll like it too. Here is what we cover in this week’s episode.

1) Our awesome new intro and welcome Tony DePrato to IT Babble

2) A great way to use QR codes by Karen Mills. Read it here.

3) The kindle fire and nook tablet proxy settings – uh-oh!

4) Recording your grading process using document cameras.

5) The Khan Academy – Summer camp style

6) Tom Whitby’s post the heck with tech & my pots on digital note taking.

7) Tom Whitby’s post PD Paradigm Shift – good stuff here people.

8) Stanford class experiment

9) Taking tech breaks

That about does it for this week and man that is a ton of info am I wrong? Sit back for 30 minutes and enjoy the sultry sounds of Omar and Patrick as the give you the low down on ed tech.