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Educational Duct Tape: An EdTech Integration Mindset

110 EpisodesProduced by Jake MillerWebsite

The #EduDuctTape Podcast, hosted by Jake Miller, focuses on viewing #edtech as a tool used to meet goals, address learning standards, and solve problems in the classroom, much as duct tape is used as a tool that solves a plethora of problems in our lives. In each episode, Jake sits down with a diffe… read more

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See Jake virtually or in-person at ISTE!

June 27th, 2022


Catch The EdTech News Brief Livestream from ISTE in NOLA on the New EdTech Classroom YouTube Channel:

📆  Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday!
⏰ 1 PM NOLA Time! (2 PM ET, 1 PM CT, 12 PM MT, 11 …

The Future of the #EduDuctTape Podcast

March 9th, 2022

In this episode, I share with the loyal Duct Taper listeners some news about the current and future status of the show. Plus, a little peek into life …

Al Thomas - Visual Storytelling in the Classroom

February 18th, 2022


Al Thomas, the Edu Copilot, joins the podcast to talk about visual storytelling. We discuss multiple apps including Adobe Creative Cloud Express, …

BONUS: Overthrowing Education

February 7th, 2022


In this bonus episode, I chat with Batsheva Frankel about some great tech tools and we have lots of laughs!

Show Notes available at

Chris Nesi - Podcasting in the Classroom

January 19th, 2022


Podcast host, high school teacher, podcast producer, university professor, and podcast network founder Chris Nesi joins the show to talk all about …

Stephanie Howell - Student Choice Activities in Google Slides + Design Tips

January 6th, 2022


Stephanie Howell joins me to share what she’s learned in her experience designing student choice activities. She also shares some great Google Slides design tips.

Find the show notes online at

BONUS: A5iTalks

December 20th, 2021


In this bonus episode, I chat with Adam Cobb and Ashley Pursley about podcasting, the adjacent possible, Teachers Pay Teachers, professional …

Nyree Clark - Culturally Responsive Practices for Any Classroom

December 2nd, 2021


Nyree Clark joins the show to share a set of observable practices that we could see a culturally responsive practitioner using in their classroom. …

Dr. Will Deyamport - Effective LMS Use & Schoology Superpowers

November 18th, 2021


Dr. Will Deyamport joins the show to talk about effectively building your curriculum in your learning management system (LMS) and a collection of …

Jenallee - Fun Projects with Canva, Buncee, Book Creator, Wakelet, and PowerPoint

November 4th, 2021


Jeni Long and Sallee Clark join to talk about fun projects that students can do to demonstrate their learning. The Microsoft Teams Playbook authors share about Canva for Edu, Buncee, Book Creator, Wakelet, and …

Google Earth and other Geo Tools with the Partial Credit Podcast Guys

October 27th, 2021


Three Google Earth Education Experts, Google Innovators, and Trainers—Jeffery Heil, Jesse Lubinsky, and Donnie Piercey—join me to discuss different …

Bonus: Reimagine Schools with Dr. Greg Goins

October 20th, 2021


This bonus episode features a conversation that I had with Dr. Greg Goins on his Reimagine Schools Podcast about student-paced classrooms, student …

Joshua Stamper - PBIS & Restorative Practice with EdTech

October 7th, 2021


Joshua Stamper, author of ASPIRE to Lead and host of Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast, joins me to talk about how we can use edtech to make managing restorative practice and PBIS more efficient, giving us more …

Jen Giffen: Sketchnoting Tips & Tools

September 24th, 2021


Jen Giffen, Shukes and Giff the Podcast co-host, Shake Up Learning trainer, and Google Innovator joins me to talk about how she creates her amazing …

Bonus: My EdTech Life with Fonz Mendoza

September 15th, 2021


In this bonus episode, I chat with Fonz Mendoza on his podcast and YouTube Live show My EdTech Life about my challenges as a teacher in 2020-21, the offensive notion of learning loss, balancing family and work, and …

Tony Vincent Interviews Jake!

August 31st, 2021


Today, Tony Vincent of and Shapegrams takes over the #EduDuctTape controls to interview me - Jake - about my new book Educational …

A book giveaway and special announcement!

August 27th, 2021


Tune in to hear how you can win a free copy of the Educational Duct Tape book for a friend or a colleague!

Check out the book on Amazon here:

Stacey Roshan: Tech With Heart x #EduDuctTape

August 20th, 2021


Today, Stacey Roshan joins me for a special chat (it's available as a video too!) where we discuss her flipped math classroom, her EdTech evolution, …

Dr. Catlin Tucker, UDL + Blended Learning

August 16th, 2021


Today, Dr. Catlin Tucker joins me to talk about Universal Design, EdTech, and her book UDL and Blended Learning: Thriving in Flexible Learning Landscapes which she co-wrote with Katie Novak.

Show Notes available at

S3 Shares from Duct Tapers + a Giggle Mix!

August 10th, 2021


In this episode, we hear 8 Duct Tapers’ Success Stories, Takeaways, Favorite Moments, and Tips from Season 3 of the podcast! Plus, more Educational Duct Tape book sneak peeks! Also, the episode ends with a 10.5- minute …

17 Takeaways from Season 3! (Fixed Audio)

July 30th, 2021


In this episode we look back at some of the amazing things shared by my Season 3 guests! 17 awesome educators joined me on the podcast during 2020-21 …

BONUS: Osprey Reading Experience

June 2nd, 2021


Recently, I got to chat with my friend Brian Santimaw about merging reading and educational technology. We talked about how edtech can be a part of …

Sam Kary - Engaging Learning with TPACK, SAMR, and EdTech

May 20th, 2021


Sam Kary of The New EdTech Classroom YouTube Channel and blog joins me to talk about ways to develop engaging instruction, the TPACK and SAMR …

BONUS - The Peg Doesn't Fit

May 13th, 2021


In April 2021, I had the opportunity to be a guest on The Peg Doesn't Fit, a podcast where the hosts Erich Stephen and Ryan Bartel discuss …

Kasey Bell - Dynamic Blended Learning from Shake Up Learning

May 5th, 2021


Kasey Bell, host of the Shake Up Learning Podcast, and author of 3 books including Blended Learning with Google, joins me to talk about making …

Dr. Desiree Alexander - Formative Assessment in Videos

April 23rd, 2021


Dr. Desiree Alexander of joins the show to talk about formative assessment with videos in the classroom. Desiree and I discuss Edpuzzle, PlayPosit, Razor Arts, Nearpod, and more! Plus, I’ve got a …

BONUS: The Suite Talk, "Kick Of Your Lessons with Fun Activities"

April 14th, 2021


Show Notes also available at

In January 2021, I had the opportunity to be on one of my favorite sources of …

Dr. Monica Burns - Leveraging Choice & Agency to Hear from All Students

April 7th, 2021


EdTech and Curriculum Consultant and Easy EdTech Podcast host Dr. Monica Burns joins me to identify ways that we can hear from ALL of our students. …

Eric Curts - Creative Projects with Docs, Slides, and Sheets

March 24th, 2021


Control Alt Achieve author Eric Curts joins me to talk about creative projects with Docs, Slides, and Sheets including Stop Motion Animation, Choose …

Dr. Natasha Rachell - Engaging Instruction with Student Choice and EdTech

March 11th, 2021


You can also find these show notes at

  • Soapbox Moment: “We Are Michael Jordan Playing Baseball”
    • Contains a …

Joe Marquez - Strategies for UDL-Friendly Learning Experiences

February 18th, 2021


Show Notes also available at

  • Today's Sponsor: Texthelp EquatIO -
  • Soapbox Moment: “Granny …

BONUS: ImprovEDCon with Meredith Akers, Elizabeth King, and Darryl Legaspi

February 10th, 2021


This bonus episode features plenty of laughs, tons of fun, and a handful of edtech tips. Tune in to hear me join Meredith Akers, Darryl Legaspi, and …

BONUS: Education Today with Scott Nunes

February 3rd, 2021


This bonus episode features an episode of the Education Today podcast where I was fortunate enough to join Scott Nunes to talk about teaching during the pandemic, edtech after the pandemic, Pear Deck, Nearpod, Flipgrid, …

James Varlack – Developing Engaging Instruction

January 27th, 2021


James Varlack says that “Engagement is developed.” So, in his interview, I asked him how he develops his engaging instruction. We discuss how James works toward each of the 3 types of student engagement--emotional, …

BONUS: Teachers On Fire - EDTECH PODCASTERS Shout Out the Best Learning Tools of 2020

January 13th, 2021


This bonus episode features a roundtable discussion from the Teachers on Fire podcast about educational technology tools in 2020 and 2021. I am …

Claudio Zavala: Hearing from Your Learners with Adobe's Creativity Tools

January 7th, 2021


Claudio and I talk about hearing from our students with tools that empower them to create. Specifically, Adobe's tools Spark Video, Premiere Rush, …

Knikole Taylor: Formative Assessments

December 16th, 2020


In the 10th episode of Season 3, Jake is joined by Knikole Taylor to talk about formative assessments. Tune in to hear Jake and Knikole discuss the …

Casey Hall: EdTech in Music Classes

December 2nd, 2020


Show Notes are also available here.

Robert Kaplinsky: Teaching Mathematical Problem-Solving Digitally

November 18th, 2020

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  • Episode Sponsors:

Brandy New & Computer Science Classes for Girls

November 9th, 2020

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Mike Abrams: Media Literacy, Bias, & Perspective – #EduDuctTape 48

October 21st, 2020

Mike Abrams: Media Literacy, Bias, Perspective, EdPuzzle, Google Sites, Fake Sites for Educational Purposes, Common Sense Media #EduDuctTape S03-E048

Tisha Poncio & Digital Portfolios - #EduDuctTape 47

September 24th, 2020

#EduDuctTape S03-E047

Episode Notes Available at:

  • SoapBox Moment: Booboos & Caterwauls
  • Today's Guest:

#EduDuctTape Podcast Ep 46 with Scott Nunes

September 8th, 2020

Scott Nunes, Building Rapport with EdTech, Google Forms, Microsoft Forms, Flipgrid, Microsoft Presenter Coach, EduProtocols, Gimkit Kitroduce …

EdTech Tool Comparison: Screencastify VS Loom

July 17th, 2020


Screencastify or Loom? Trying to decide which of the two big dogs in classroom screencasting to use? Well, I've got your back. And not only do I have your back, but I have it in 4 formats: text, infographic, video, and …

#EduDuctTape Season 2 Finale - Listener Success Stories & The Season 2 Giggle Mix

July 6th, 2020

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In the Season 2 Finale Episode, I share “success stories” from 8 educator listeners. The listeners share about uses of CommonSense Media,, Dash, Ozobot, Spheros, Shapegrams, Bitmoji, …

Mini013 – Keven Rinaman – Problem-Solving, 3D Printing, and TinkerCAD in the Classroom

June 24th, 2020

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Keven Rinaman

Mini012 - Mike Feldman - Gamified EdTech Coaching

June 11th, 2020

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Mike Feldman


Dr. Sarah Thomas, PLNs, Voxer, Periscope, Twitter, EduMatch, Pass The Scope Edu, EdCamp Voice, GridPals

June 3rd, 2020

#EduDuctTape S02-E042

#EduDuctTape -- -- @JakeMillerTech -- --


** Be a part of the Season 2 …

Mini011 - David Allan - Chromebook Accessibility Features + a Special Announcement

April 22nd, 2020

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#EduDuctTape -- -- @JakeMillerTech -- --


David Allan


Catlin Tucker, Feedback in Blended Learning, SE2R, Real-time Feedback, 1:1 Conferencing, Tips for Efficient Digital Feedback

April 15th, 2020

#EduDuctTape S02-E041

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  • Support for Today’s …

Mini010 - Dan Stitzel - Using Screencasts to Give Feedback to Students

April 8th, 2020

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Dan Stitzel


Special Remote Learning Episode, Part 3: Tracking Student Progress in #RemoteLearning

March 23rd, 2020

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  • Ways to Support the Show …

Special Episode: WeVideo Giveaway

March 21st, 2020


In episode 36 of the Educational Duct Tape podcast, Manny Curiel (@MannyDiscoTech) announced a contest for listeners: post a tweet during February 2020 with @MannyDiscoTech, @JakeMillerTech, and @WeVideo tagged and …

Special Remote Learning Episode, Part 2: Formative Assessment in Home Learning Situations and lots of FUN!

March 20th, 2020

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#EduDuctTape -- -- @JakeMillerTech -- --


  • Ways to Support the Show …

Special Remote Learning Episode, Part 1: Live, Synchronous Video Options, Advice, Thoughts and FUN!

March 18th, 2020

#EduDuctTape S02-E039a

#EduDuctTape -- -- @JakeMillerTech -- --

  • Ways to Support the Show or …

March 16, 2020 Announcement

March 17th, 2020


Be a Part of a Special EduDuctTape Episode Focusing on tips for #RemoteLearning & #CovidTeaching!

Share your voice and insights in this grid:

Questions? Contact me!

Mini009 - Missy Paden talks Choice Boards, tech in 1st Grade and more after the #EduDuctTape Workshop

March 11th, 2020

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#EduDuctTape -- -- @JakeMillerTech -- --

Missy Paden

@MrsPaden1st (Twitter)

@Mrs.Paden1st (Instagram)

Recorded after the Educational Duct …

Joe and Kristin Merrill, the InterACTIVE Class, Apple Clips, Buncee, Seesaw, BookCreator and Flipgrid!

March 4th, 2020

#EduDuctTape S02-E038

#EduDuctTape -- -- @JakeMillerTech -- --

  • Ways to Support the Show or …

Mini008 - Christina Florence Talks about Using Scratch in High School Science at #TeachBetter19!

February 26th, 2020

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Christina Florence


Recorded on location at #TeachBetter19 -

Part 2 with Manny Curiel: EdPuzzle, Recording Lessons, Screencasts, Screencastify, WeVideo, Flipgrid and more!

February 12th, 2020


#EduDuctTape S02-E036B

#EduDuctTape -- -- @JakeMillerTech -- --

  • Ways to Support the Show or …

Manny Curiel, WeVideo, Green Screens, Producing Video on Chromebooks and more!

February 5th, 2020


#EduDuctTape S02-E036

#EduDuctTape -- -- @JakeMillerTech -- --

  • Ways to Support the Show or …

Mini007 - Dr. Nicholas Sutton talks Podcasting Tech, Tech Integration and Google Docs at #TeachBetter19!

January 29th, 2020


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Dr. Nicholas Sutton

Mini006 - AJ Vambaketes talks Gamification, Computer Science & MicroBits at #TeachBetter19!

January 15th, 2020

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AJ Vambaketes


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Mini005 - Rachelle Dene Poth at #TeachBetter19!

January 2nd, 2020

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Rachelle Dene Poth

@Rdene915 on Twitter & Instagram


Recorded on location at …

Mini004 - Don Epps at #TeachBetter19

December 26th, 2019

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Don Epps

@DonEppsEDU on Twitter & Instagram

Recorded on location at #TeachBetter19 -

Mini003 - Special Guest: Tech Disaster

December 18th, 2019

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#EduDuctTape -- -- @JakeMillerTech -- --

  • GIF-a-Day Google Sheets Ninja …

Mini002 - Tara Martin at #TeachBetter19! #BookSnaps

December 4th, 2019

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Tara Martin - @TaraMartinEDU (Twitter) - tarammartin.real (Instagram)

Recorded on …

Live Mini: Adam Welcome at #TeachBetter19, Video, iPads, iMovie

November 20th, 2019

#EduDuctTape Mini 001

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Adam Welcome - @mradamwelcome (Twitter) - @mradamwelcome (Instagram)

Recorded on …

Stacey Roshan, Tech with Heart, Flipped Classroom, Flipgrid, PearDeck, Wacom Tablets and Chutes & Ladders!

August 21st, 2019


#EduDuctTape -- -- @JakeMillerTech -- --


  • Ways to Support the Show or Connect with Jake …

EduDuctTape Season 2 Intro!

August 14th, 2019

#EduDuctTape S02-E024

#EduDuctTape -- -- @JakeMillerTech -- --


  • Ways to Support the Show or …

Season 1 Finale EduDuctTape S01-E23

June 3rd, 2019

#EduDuctTape S01-E023

#EduDuctTape -- -- @JakeMillerTech -- --


  • Ways to Support the Show …

John Sowash, Chromebooks, Video on ChromeOS, Adobe Spark, WeVideo, Screencastify & Tech Integration Advice! - S01-E021

May 15th, 2019

#EduDuctTape S01-E021

#EduDuctTape -- -- @JakeMillerTech -- --


  • Ways to Support the Show …

Jen Giffen, GIF-a-Day, Audio Tools, Anchor, Soundtrap, Synth, Vocaroo and more!

April 3rd, 2019

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  • GIF-a-Day Google Sheets Ninja

Jaime Chanter, Ed Technology Specialists, Formative Assessment Tools, BrainPop, Quizizz, EduProtocols, MakerSpaces

March 20th, 2019

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  • Podcast Stickers -

Amy Roediger, EdPuzzle, The Answer Pad, PearDeck, NearPod, ClassKick, Google Drawings, Quizlet Diagrams

March 7th, 2019

#EduDuctTape 011 -- @JakeMillerTech -- --

  • FlipGrid AppSmash Madness -

Craig Sheil, JamBoard, edtech in Math, Desmos, Explain Everything, EduCreations, ShowMe, Google Slides

February 20th, 2019


#EduDuctTape -- -- @JakeMillerTech -- --


  • GIF-a-Day
    • Sign up for more info about the …

Karly Moura, Computer Science, Scratch, FlipGrid, WeVideo, Adobe Spark, YouTube Studio, Templates,, Wakelet

February 6th, 2019


Karly Moura, Computer Science, Scratch, FlipGrid, WeVideo, Adobe Spark, YouTube Studio, Templates,, Wakelet - EDT007 Show Notes

Sean Fahey, FlipGrid, Wakelet, Google Sites, Drawings, Slides & Classroom, Student Digital Portfolios, Blabberize, ChatterPix, Weebly, Yo Teach, & Padlet

January 30th, 2019


In Episode 6, Jake talks with Sean Fahey about student voice, sharing student creations, FlipGrid & Wakelet amongst other things. Jake also talks about moving forward with tech integration and shares from the …

Alex Oris, Paralysis by Choice, Student Choice, Students as Creators, Quizizz, EdPuzzle, ISTE Standards, Scratch, SAMR, Digital Portfolios and more! EDT005

January 24th, 2019


Alex Oris, Paralysis by Choice, Student Choice, Students as Creators, Quizizz, EdPuzzle, ISTE Standards, Scratch, SAMR, Digital Portfolios and more! …

Andrew Wheelock, Web Whiteboard, Microsoft Teams, Google Drawings, Trello, Chromebooks, Flip Cameras, CoSpaces, Minecraft & OpenSims

January 17th, 2019


EDT004 Show Notes


In Episode 4, Jake tells an #EduDuctTape story from his days as a math teacher, then welcomes in Andy Wheelock to discuss tools …

Sarah Rivera, PeerGrade, Screencastify, Loom, Battelle FIP & FlipGrid for Feedback EDT003

January 9th, 2019


Sarah Rivera, PeerGrade, Screencastify, Loom, Battelle FIP & FlipGrid for Feedback EDT003 Show Notes - #EduDuctTape

Jake Miller - @JakeMillerTech -

In Episode 3, Jake shares one of his …

Ann Radefeld, Practicing Speeches, Global Learning, Virtual Field Trips & More! EDT002

January 2nd, 2019


Ann Radefeld, Practicing Speeches, Global Learning, Virtual Field Trips & More! EDT002 Show Notes - #EduDuctTape

Jake Miller - @JakeMillerTech -

In Episode 2, Jake discusses how taking …

Intro to Educational Duct Tape: an EdTech Decision-Making Protocol EDT001

January 2nd, 2019


EDT001 Intro Episode Show Notes

Welcome into episode 1 of the Educational Duct Tape podcast! In this episode, Jake introduces his educational duct …

Teaser Episode EDT000

December 24th, 2018


Welcome to episode 0 of the educational duct tape podcast! This is the teaser episode. 

In this one, I briefly introduce my weird, goofy metaphor …

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