Are you the type of educator who’s always hungry for the latest ideas to combine technology and learning? Join the club.

TCEA’s Ed Tech Club podcast is all about the tech tools you love, the resources you need, and the insights you value. Each week, we’ll sit down with educators and experts to discuss everything from big ideas to useful tips for your most-used ed tech resources. Along the way, we’ll introduce you to new tools and ideas, and expand on some of the most exciting trends in ed tech.

Plus, we pack each episode with articles, plans, and extras to help take the stress out of educational innovation. So pencil us in. The Ed Tech Club meets every Thursday, so subscribe below today!

What You Missed in 2019 | Ep. 17

We’ve pulled previously unheard conversations from our archives to make sure you get the most out of the topics we’ve discussed in our first 16 episodes.

General links

Reciprocal Teaching: Episode 7

Open Educational Resources: Episode 14, Episode 15

eSports: Episode 5, Episode 11, Episode 12

Extra credit

Send your questions to Santa and join our chat on December 10!

Send your thoughts about your favorite education and ed tech topics to [email protected].

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Comics in the Classroom | Ep. 16

Educator and comic artist Ben Humeniuk joins us to discuss the benefits of comics and graphic novels in education, and how you can start a comics club at your school.

General links

Ben Humeniuk

Getting Started with Sketchnoting

Sketchnoting (TCEA’s TechNotes)

Comics in the Classroom (Harvard Graduate School of Education)

Extra credit

Learn more about CLIP STUDIO PAINT

Send your thoughts about comics, illustration, and graphic novels to [email protected].

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The Big Picture on Open Educational Resources | Ep. 15

We’re exploring more ways to think about, use, and share open educational resources. This week, we talk with New America’s Kristina Ishmael.

General links

U.S. Department of Education’s #GoOpen Project

The #GoOpen Community

Kristina Ishamel at New America

University of Pittsburgh “Big List of Resources”

Extra credit

Send your thoughts about OER to [email protected].

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Approaches to Open Educational Resources | Ep. 14

If no one owns the Periodic Table, or the Constitution, why do you pay for it? This week, we dive into the world of Open Educational Resources.

General links

CK-12 Foundation

OER Commons

OpenStax

University of Pittsburgh “Big List of Resources”

Extra credit

Send your thoughts about OER to [email protected].

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1:1 Device Implementation | Ep. 13

Nowadays, almost every student has a connected device, and many are provided by their school. This week, we’re listening in on a group discussion about the various ways schools and districts implement these programs, known as one-to-one.

General links

Five Steps to 1:1 Deployment

Beginner’s Guide to Classroom iPads

Six Reasons Why a Chromebook Is the Perfect Teaching Aid

TCEA 2019: Texas District Tackles 1:1 Chromebooks in Junior High Schools

Extra credit

Send your thoughts about 1:1 device implementation to [email protected].

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Esports Essentials w/ Matt Tarpley | Ep. 12

Matt Tarpley talks with us about getting esports started, and how schools of any size — and with almost any budget — can jump in.

General links

Why You Need Esports at Your School (And How to Start It)” by Matt Tarpley

5 Ways Esports is Impacting Education Right Now

Extra credit

Send your questions about or experience with esports to [email protected].

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Esports Essentials w/ Kyle Berger | Ep. 11

Esports is the topic once again, and we’re talking with esports coach Kyle Berger all about what educators should know when starting an esports team.

General links

High School Esports League

PlayVS esports league

Why You Need Esports at Your School (And How to Start It)

5 Ways Esports is Impacting Education Right Now

Extra credit

Send your questions about or experience with esports to [email protected].

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Inside Robotics Contests | Ep. 10

We’re back on the subject of robotics, and this time, we’re digging into the details of robotics competitions with TCEA’s Katie Treat and Peggy Reimers.

Homework and Robotics links

How To Start a Robotics Team

A Look Inside the State Robotics Contest

TCEA Robotics / Contests / Trainings / Community

Ed Tech Club Ep. 2, Supporting Students with Robotics

Extra credit

Find TCEA Robotics events here.

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Classroom Management and Gamification, Part Two | Ep. 9

We continue our conversation with TCEA’s Dr. Bruce Ellis, diving into the ways you can use gamification in education, and the tech tools that can help.

General links

Bruce’s Technology and Student Management in the Classroom Wakelet

Read about gamification in TCEA’s TechNotes

Read about classroom management in TCEA’s TechNotes

Extra credit

Send your questions and ideas about future episodes to [email protected].

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Classroom Management and Gamification, Part One | Ep. 8

TCEA’s Dr. Bruce Ellis discusses effective ways to set expectations, manage behavior, and increase learning through the use of smart technology.

General links

Bruce’s Technology and Student Management in the Classroom Wakelet

Read about gamification in TCEA’s TechNotes

Read about classroom management in TCEA’s TechNotes

Extra credit

Send your questions and ideas about future episodes to [email protected].

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Music by Matt Miecchi

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