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Skills and Edtech for Teachers Who Use Technology and the Coaches Who Support Them
4th July 2022 • GotTechED the Podcast • Eric Guise/Nick Johnson
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GotTechED the Podcast 

Episode #115: Skills and Edtech for Teachers who Use Tech and the Coaches who Support them 

Welcome back to GotTechED the podcast this is Episode 115 called “Skills and EdTech for Teachers who use Technology and the Tech Coaches Who Support Them” In this episode, we’ll share 10 skills for teachers who use tech and the coaches that support them. We’ll also share some great edtech to aid in both of these roles. This is another episode you don’t want to miss, check it out.

Segment 1: Updates

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Segment 2: Skills and Tools

  1. Knowledge in the field
  1. Framework
  1. TPACK is a technology integration framework that identifies three types of knowledge instructors need to combine for successful edtech integration—technological, pedagogical, and content knowledge (a.k.a. TPACK). While TPACK is often compared with the SAMR Model, they are very different in scope.
  2. EdTech Integration Plan
  • Problem Solving
  • Goal Setting
  1. Start the year with a plan to implement something new you haven’t done before (newsletter, etc)
  • How to integrate technology into the classroom?
  1. Mentor-based Learning System
  • How does Nick work with teachers? Badge System / Being available and approachable
  1. Organization of Possibilities
  • A list of activities that are easily matched up with various content areas
  1. Escape Room
  2. Google Sites
  3. Google Forms
  4. Google Sheets
  5. PDF’s Password Protected Documents
  6. PDF Candy
  7. Formative Assessments
  8. Quizizz
  9. Quizlet
  10. Gimkit
  11. Blooket
  12. Quizalize
  13. Digital Annotation
  14. Kami
  15. Insert Learning
  16. Google drawings
  17. Jamboard
  18. Google slides
  19. QR Code Scavenger Hunts
  20. Murder Mystery Parties
  21. Pecha kucha 
  22. Classroom games 
  23. Stop motion
  24. Curation
  • A list of district or school approved edtech tools with or without district subscriptions
  • An easy way for teachers to request approval and subscriptions
  • SSO Service for staff and students
  1. Classlink and Clever
  2. Scheduling
  • Make sure to tell people often when you’re available
  • Peruse the hallway
  • Give options for how people can reach you (email, zoom, meet, office hours drop-in)
  1. Calendly
  2. Communication
  • Asynchronous Communication vs Synchronous
  1. F2F
  2. Email
  3. Screencasts (Keep it quick with screencastify, did you know windows has a screencast tool built in?)
  4. How-to Guides
  5. Iorad
  6. Scribe
  7. Tango
  8. Classroom Management
  • Solo teaching with support vs team teaching
  • Classroomq 
  1. Making Connections
  • Get on social media - Twitter, Insta for elementary
  • Follow common hashtags
  • Start showing up to your local EdTech PD circuit
  1. Reflection
  • Collect best practices
  • Showcase the accomplishments
  • Share with PLC and Colleagues
  • “Pineapple Chart”
  • Collecting Feedback
  1. Student experience
  2. Teacher experience
  3. Edtech coach experience

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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