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10 Questions Teachers Want Answered Before School Starts
30th August 2021 • GotTechED the Podcast • Eric Guise/Nick Johnson
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Episode #93: 10 Questions Teachers Want Answered Before School Starts

Welcome back to GotTechED the podcast this is Episode #93 called “ 10 Questions Teachers Want Answered Before School Starts”.  As the school year gets going, the questions and concerns start rolling in here at GotTechEd.  In this episode, we’ll share 10 of the best questions we’ve heard over the past couple weeks and of course give some advice and some edtech tools in response.   This is another episode you don’t want to miss.  Check it out.

Segment 1: Summer Update

Segment 2: The questions teachers want answered

  1. I have a cooperating teacher this year to help monitor COVID protocols.  How can I involve them in the learning process?
  2. My district still hasn’t announced if we are hybrid or in-person only.  How should I prepare to teach my students?
  3. Design lessons that can work in a home and school setting.  
  4. Jamboard
  6. Screencasting
  7. What is a good opening day activity that works in person or remotely or hybrid?
  8. Kahoot is awesome, what are other ways to gamify the classroom?
  9. Gimkit
  10. Baamboozle
  11. Blooket
  12. My school is going remote for the first two weeks, what is the best flipped classroom model for this?
  13. Most will work great, flipped classroom is best.  Try Edji to encourage discussion!
  14. I’m still nervous about attending conferences in person.  What’s your favorite place for virtual PD right now?
  15. Obviously podcasts.  Check out our blog post of 30 educational podcasts
  16. Just listened to a few new podcasts
  17. Teachernerdz @joesurfer @nober_techclass
  18. @mrsleban
  19. Adventures in online education @aoeNatalie
  20. #Educrush Podcast @natabasso
  21. I want to record my lessons for students that may be absent for extended periods of time.  What is the best way to do this?
  22. How can I build relationships with students if they are learning from home?
  23. I’m a first year teacher and feeling overwhelmed with the technology available.  What are some of the best tools I should focus on?
  24. Slidesmania
  25. Canva for Education
  26. New year, new focus… What is your focus this year and What edtech tools are you most excited about? 
  27. Check out our last episode for 20 great ones.

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Need a Presenter?

As experienced presenters and content creators, you can contact Nick and Guise to speak at your school, event, or conference. They can customize a workshop that meets your organization’s unique time and content needs. While no topic is out of bounds, GotTechED is best known for sessions on:

  • 1:1 Chromebook Integration
  • EdTech Throwdown
  • TargetED Learning
  • Gamification (Badge Systems)
  • Game-Based Learning (Escape Rooms, Amazing Race, and more)
  • Google apps and extensions
  • Personalized learning and Choice Boards
  • Teacher productivity (Lesson Planning, Online Grading. and Feedback)
  • Digital content creation
  • Student Podcasting
  • Screencasting
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Student-Centered Learning