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House of #EdTech

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The House of #EdTech explores the latest developments and trends in the world of education technology. Hosted by education technology leader and podcaster Christopher J. Nesi, episodes can feature in-depth interviews with some of the most innovative and influential figures in the field and Christoph… read more

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It's 2023. Do Not Fear #EdTech - HoET217

January 29th, 2023

Feedback & Shout Outs (1:19)

Awesome Supporter Dan Gallagher - "just listened to #HoET216 I believe there is a fifth item to asking for help, ‘Be willing to answer the call for help’ this will help you better ask …

How Will #EdTech Change In 2023? - HoET216

January 15th, 2023

Feedback & Shout Outs (1:18)

PodcastPD returns on Sunday, January 29, 2023!

EdTech Thought (4:22)

Ask For Help

  • Asking for help can be difficult, …

2022 House of #EdTech Smackdown - HoET215

December 18th, 2022

Feedback & Shout Outs (1:22)

I'm excited to announce that I will be creating an episode on ChatGPT & AI in Education in early 2023, and I …

Lessons Learned from School Podcasting - HoET214

December 4th, 2022

Feedback & Shout Outs (1:18)

2022 House of #EdTech Smackdown! Coming in episode 215 - Submit your entry by December 9, 2022.

EdTech Thought …

Why Aren't You Thirsty? - HoET213

November 27th, 2022

Feedback & Shout Outs (1:20)

2022 House of #EdTech Smackdown! Coming in episode 215 - Submit your entry by December 9, 2022.

EdTech Thought …

Are Schools Listening to Teachers about #EdTech? - HoET212

November 6th, 2022

Feedback & Shout Outs (1:19)

2022 House of #EdTech Smackdown! Coming in episode 215 - Submit your entry by December 9, 2022.

EdTech Thought (3:30)

Paying for Twitter Verification. Don't be a Sneetch!

EdTech …

#EdTech Success Is Inside You - HoET211

October 30th, 2022

Feedback & Shout Outs (1:19)

2022 House of #EdTech Smackdown! Coming in episode 215 - Submit your entry by December 9, 2022.

Welcome Mike Brilla and his podcast, The Inspired Educator, to the Education Podcast …

The Need for Digital Equity - HoET210

October 10th, 2022

Feedback & Shout Outs (1:13)

PodcastPD is BACK! AJ and I released episode 123!

EdCampNJ 2022 is taking place on November 19, 2022!

2022 House of #EdTech Smackdown! Coming December 18, 2022! Get your submission to me …

Has #EdTech Changed Your Teaching? - HoET209

September 26th, 2022

Feedback & Shout Outs (1:17) EdTech Thought (4:55)

Are You Riding The Wakelet Wave? - HoET208

September 12th, 2022

EdTech Recommendation (3:34)

Microsoft for EDU, Digital Equity, & More! with Kirsten Thompson - HoET207

August 28th, 2022

EdTech Thought (3:50)

You Got This! A Chris Nesi Peptalk :-)

EdTech Recommendation (8:33)

9 More Google Drive Tips!

  • Bypass the Gmail Attachment …

Elementary #EdTech with Dani Romero - HoET206

August 16th, 2022

Feedback & Shout Outs (1:18)

I recently appeared on Overthrowing Education, hosted by Batsheva Frankel! Episode 79: Chris Nesi: Ed Tech-Past, Present and Future

EdTech Thought (2:56)

It's all about how you treat …

The Canva Classroom with Amanda Fox - HoET205

August 1st, 2022

EdTech Thought (6:36)

Take It To The Ramp

I spent the last week as the PA Announcer at the Monmouth County Fair (NJ) and I was inspired by something in the BMX bike stunt show that I listened to and watched about 20 …

Easy #EdTech Recs (Pt. 1) - HoET204

July 19th, 2022

EdTech Thought (4:12)

I'm feeling lazy... and that's OK!

This episode is being released during the Summer of 2022 and I've given myself permission to focus on so many other things besides my profession.

Featured Content …

(TWTR SPC) School Podcasting - HoET203

June 19th, 2022

EdTech Thought (4:11)

Derek Larson visited the House of #EdTech! The Nesi's hosted the Larsons for the Jersey stretch of Derek's family vacation!

Featured Content (12:51)

On June 2, 2022, I hosted a Twitter Space about …

Coding in Education with Mission Encodeable - HoET202

June 12th, 2022

Featured Content (3:37)

Meet Mission Encodebale's founders! Cousins Harry and Anna Wake are the 15 and 14 y/o creators of Mission Encodeable. They …

Starting a School Podcast Club or Network - HoET201

May 29th, 2022

EdTech Thought (4:47)

You're Doing Enough

Have you ever felt inferior? Have you felt like you're just not doing enough and you could be doing so much …

Start Using #EdTech - HoET200

May 8th, 2022

Feedback & Shout Outs (2:26) Emily Pool & Cheri Dotterer EdTech Thought (7:29)

Take Risks!

Take it from me that risk-taking in education is …

STOP Using #EdTech - HoET199

April 11th, 2022

Featured Content (1:08)

Why Technology Should Not Be Used In Schools?

What is the problem with technology in education?

Is technology in schools good …

2022 #EdTech Final 4 - HoET198

March 28th, 2022

Feedback & Shout Outs (1:16)
  • Thank you to everyone who reached out with kind encouraging words after listening to episode 197. If you missed it …

'I Need A New Butt' #TeamToby - HoET197

March 13th, 2022

Feedback & Shout Outs (1:11)

Happy 10th Birthday to my son, and former guest, Miles! Check out his previous guest appearances:

Improve Your School's Social Media - HoET196

February 27th, 2022

EdTech Thought (2:14) Ineffective Social Media Use By Schools Featured Content (8:27) 8 Tips for How School Districts Can Use Social Media …

Podcast Easily with - HoET195

February 13th, 2022

Featured Content (2:22)

LICEcap is an intuitive but flexible application that can capture an area of your desktop and save it directly to .GIF (for Windows and now OSX), which is designed to be lightweight and function …

Microlearning & Micro Presentations - HoET193

January 16th, 2022

Feedback & Shout Outs (1:19)

Whether you're a new or returning listener you should be connected with me and the House of #EdTech!

  • Twitter: …

2021 Smackdown - HoET192

December 19th, 2021

Episode Sponsor: Everfi

Everfi has resources to help teachers equip their students with the lifelong skills they'll need after graduation. From …

An #EdTech PD Buffet - HoET191

December 5th, 2021


Episode Sponsor: Everfi

Everfi has resources to help teachers equip their students with the lifelong skills they'll need after graduation. From …

#EdTech Truth Bombs - HoET190

November 21st, 2021

Episode Sponsor: Everfi

Everfi has resources to help teachers equip their students with the lifelong skills they'll need after graduation. From …

How To Avoid EdTech Burnout - HoET189

November 7th, 2021


Feedback and Shout Outs (1:19)

I built DIY soundproofing panels for the House of #EdTech! This is the video I used to guide me -

#EdTech Recommendation (4:52)

NatGeo MapMaker …

11 Must-Have Chrome Extensions for Teachers 2021 - HoET188

October 18th, 2021

Feedback and Shout Outs (1:16)

Jake Miller from the Educational Duct Tape Podcast wrote a book! Congratulations on the release of Educational Duct …

How To Increase Student Engagement - HoET187

October 3rd, 2021


Feedback and Shout Outs (1:38)

Support for this episode comes from eSpark Learning - eSpark helps teachers save time by giving you online resources for your small groups and centers based on the standard you’re teaching …

Podcasting and Audio in Education 2021 - HoET186

September 28th, 2021


Feedback and Shout Outs (1:28)

2021 House of #EdTech Smackdown! This will be the 8th annual smackdown and it's one of my favorite regular episodes to …

How to Support the Use of #EdTech - HoET185

September 7th, 2021

EdTech Recommendation (3:47)

Collaboration - In this new era of learning, the education world is constantly changing. It's vital for educators and …

Tech Tips to Start the School Year - HoET184

August 22nd, 2021


Feedback & Shoutouts (1:26)

PodcastPD is back! Check out our latest episode, "Tips and Tricks for First-Year Teachers." Stacey Lindes, AJ Bianco, …

#EdTech for Fall '21 - HoET183

August 8th, 2021

#EdTech Thought (4:28)

You need hobbies. Here are the five types of hobbies you should have in your life:

  1. Make money
  2. Keep you in shape
  3. Keep you …

Teaching and Learning with Wakelet - HoET182

July 18th, 2021


Featured Content (3:57)

Wakelet is working to change the way people find, organize and share information. In a world of algorithmically-driven content, Wakelet puts people first, helping them organize and find the most …

#EdTech To Explore This Summer - HoET181

June 20th, 2021


Feedback & Shoutouts (1:25)

My foot surgery is behind me and I am on the road to recovery! The procedure went as planned and I will be on the mend for about 2-3 weeks.

ISTE LIVE 2021 is June 26-30, 2021 and I will …

#EdTech for the End of the School Year - HoET180

June 6th, 2021


Thank you for the continued support as I prepare for my surgery on June 16th to have a small tumor removed from my foot. I'm all healed up from the allergic reaction I had to the MRI contrast so that has been a relief.

The Benefits and Tools of Blended Learning - HoET179

May 23rd, 2021

Feedback and Shoutouts (2:10)

Update! Thank you to everyone who reached out after the news I shared at the end of episode 178. The follow-up to that …

40 Years of 'Wisdom' - HoET178

April 27th, 2021


Featured Content

I am now 40 years old.

I began this journey on April 27, 1981, @ 12:01 AM

It was 56 and partly cloudy in New York City. As far as I …

What Would You Do Differently? A 2020 Reflection - HoET177

April 11th, 2021


Feedback, Shoutouts, and News (1:25)

Changes to Google Workspace storage

2021 House of #EdTech Final Four - HoET176

March 28th, 2021

EdTech Thought (4:39)

The Weight of Repetitive Tasks by Seth Godin

My thought in this episode is inspired and based on the blog above.

Featured Content (9:29)

Welcome to the 2021 House of #EdTech Final Four. This year's …

One Year Later. A 2020 Reflection - HoET175

March 14th, 2021


Feedback & Shoutouts (1:32)

The 4 Cs - Real Talk - HoET174

February 28th, 2021


Feedback & Shoutouts (1:34)

Clubhouse for Educators - HoET173

February 14th, 2021

EdTech Recommendation (4:00)

  • Free immersive video chat built for groups
  • Say goodbye to boring video calls. Get started in 10 seconds.

Get Rid of the Fence - HoET172

January 31st, 2021


How do we get rid of the fence that obstructs the view of progress in education?

Feedback and Shoutouts (1:24)
  • Sunsetting the Google Teacher Podcast

Are #EdTech Coaches Extinct? - HoET171

January 10th, 2021


Do we still need edtech coaches? Are edtech coaches respected?



2020 Smackdown - HoET170

December 20th, 2020


Listeners share the #edtech they loved in 2020. Co-hosted by Derek Larson.


Collaborating With Your School Librarian - HoET169

December 6th, 2020


Katie McNamara shares insight into her many roles as a passionate school librarian.


BONUS: #ISTE 2020 Daily Recap Show - Dec. 5

December 6th, 2020


ISTE 2020 is here and the conference runs from 11/30-12/5/2020.

Each day of the conference I am live streaming at 10 PM EST via

This BONUS episode was recorded on Saturday, December 5, 2020. I …

BONUS: #ISTE 2020 Daily Recap Show - Dec. 4

December 5th, 2020


ISTE 2020 is here and the conference runs from 11/30-12/5/2020.

Each day of the conference I am live streaming at 10 PM EST via

This BONUS episode was recorded on Friday, December 4, 2020. I …

BONUS: #ISTE 2020 Daily Recap Show - Dec. 3

December 4th, 2020


ISTE 2020 is here and the conference runs from 11/30-12/5/2020.

Each day of the conference I am live streaming at 10 PM EST via

This BONUS episode was recorded on Thursday, December 3, 2020. I …

BONUS: #ISTE 2020 Daily Recap Show - Dec. 2

December 3rd, 2020


ISTE 2020 is here and the conference runs from 11/30-12/5/2020.

Each day of the conference I am live streaming at 10 PM EST via

This BONUS episode was recorded on Tuesday, December 1, 2020. I …

BONUS: #ISTE 2020 Daily Recap Show - Dec. 1

December 2nd, 2020


ISTE 2020 is here and the conference runs from 11/30-12/5/2020.

Each day of the conference I am live streaming at 10 PM EST via

This BONUS episode was recorded on Tuesday, December 1, 2020. I …

BONUS: #ISTE 2020 Daily Recap Show - Nov. 30

December 1st, 2020


ISTE 2020 is here and the conference runs from 11/30-12/5/2020.

Each day of the conference I am live streaming at 10 PM EST via

This BONUS episode was recorded on Monday, November 30, 2020. I …

BONUS: #ISTE 2020 Daily Recap Show - Nov. 29

November 30th, 2020


ISTE 2020 is here and the conference runs from 11/30-12/5/2020.

Each day of the conference I am live streaming at 10 PM EST via

This BONUS episode was recorded on Sunday, November 29, 2020. I …

Strategies for Engaging Students in Virtual Learning - HoET168

November 24th, 2020

Feedback, Shoutouts, and Links
  • Dan Gallagher shared some of his experience with Digital Citizenship. Derek Larson talked about DigCit in episode …

Why is Digital Citizenship Important? - HoET167

November 1st, 2020


Derek Larson explains and discusses the value of digital citizenship.   ** SUPPORT THE SHOW **

Remote Learning and Virtual Conferences - HoET166

October 18th, 2020


Jared Covili has been an educational technology trainer at Utah Education Network in Salt Lake City, Utah for over a decade. He specializes in …

Gratitude is the Path to Happiness - HoET165

October 4th, 2020


Derek Larson fills in and asks, "What if we wrote a gratitude letter to one of our colleagues?"


Be Excellent with #EdTech - HoET164

September 20th, 2020


Derek Larson fills in for the first of six episodes and talks about being excellent to each other with #edtech.


#EdTech to Support Project-Based Learning - HoET163

September 6th, 2020



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8 Tips for Teaching Online - HoET162

August 23rd, 2020



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BONUS: What's New With Google? (Fall 2020)

August 12th, 2020


Bonus episode summarizing new Google for Education features (Fall 2020).


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#EdTech Tips for Teaching in Fall 2020 (or Anytime) - HoET161

August 9th, 2020



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#EdTech for Fall 2020 - HoET159

July 12th, 2020


Google Meet and Flipgrid Updates for Fall 2020.




You Need To Slow Down! - HoET158

June 21st, 2020


2019-2020 is OVER! Now SLOW DOWN!


BONUS - How “Shelter in Place” Has Changed and Influenced EdTech Part 2 with Chris Nesi – HGG447

June 14th, 2020

In May 2020 I was a guest on Home Gadget Geeks for the third time!

Host and friend Jim Collison and I discussed some of the ways “Shelter in Place” …

What's Your #EdTech Super Power? - HoET157

May 31st, 2020


You are an #edtech superhero!



How To Live Stream ANY School Event - HoET156

May 3rd, 2020


I live-streamed this episode to show how easy it is to live stream!


Year One #EdTech Must Haves - HoET155

April 19th, 2020


An AMA led by Chandler Ragsdale.


2020 House of #EdTech Final Four - HoET154

April 5th, 2020


Flipgrid, Book Creator, EdPuzzle, & YouTube Live are the last four standing after you voted throughout the month of March 2020.


How To Teach Virtually - HoET153

March 23rd, 2020


Remote, Distance, Virtual, You Pick!


The Road to the #EdTech Final Four - HoET152

March 8th, 2020


The road to the 2020 #EdTech Final Four begins here!


7 Educational Apps for Learning and Teaching - HoET151

February 23rd, 2020


When it comes to mobile apps, there’s a diverse range of software that falls under the umbrella of education.


How Can #EdTech Boost Creativity? - HoET150

February 9th, 2020


Creativity is lacking in many classrooms. Let's change that!


TikTok in Education for Educators - HoET149

January 26th, 2020


TikTok is a social media platform you need to seriously give consideration to!


Listen to this BEFORE Episode 149

January 22nd, 2020

This is an episode of Don Wettrick's StartEd Up podcast. The title of the episode is, Why I Hate TikTok Pt2 w/ Jamal Crook. This was a follow-up to …

#EdTech to Try in 2020 - HoET148

January 12th, 2020


2020 hasn't been written. Here are some things you should be aware of and even try here in 2020!


2019 Smackdown - HoET147

December 29th, 2019


27 edtech recommendations to end 2019. So many listener submissions!


Tech Tools for Note Taking - HoET146

December 15th, 2019




Thank You! Thanksgiving 2019

November 28th, 2019


A Thanksgiving message.


Tech Tools to Help Improve Reading Comprehension - HoET145

November 24th, 2019


Students struggling to understand and remember what they’ve read — whether or not they have learning disabilities — can use these great tools to …

Forget #FutureReady. Let's Get NOW Ready! - HoET144

November 10th, 2019


Yes, I said it. It's time to forget Future Ready.


Digital Escape Rooms with Mandi Tolen - HoET143

October 27th, 2019


What does a teacher need to consider if they want to use digital escape rooms with their students?


Start A School Podcast - HoET142

October 14th, 2019


Start your school's podcast. The episode is inspired by a listener email from Louis Grondin (Montreal, CN).


Engage Your Audience with Catchbox - HoET141

September 29th, 2019


Catchbox is the World's First Soft Throwable Microphone. In this episode, I provide my honest review after having access to their Pro unit for a …

Digital Portfolios in the Classroom - HoET140

September 15th, 2019


I'm using digital portfolios for the first time in my classroom!


Are You Obsessed with #EdTech? - HoET139

September 1st, 2019


Getting obsessed with new gadgets and tech is too easy, and our world of education is not immune.


Balancing #EdTech in a Library with Kate Nesi - HoET138

August 18th, 2019


My wife, Kate Nesi, joins the 5-Timer club and she's back to talk about how she balances #edtech in her HS library and doesn't give in to fads and …

Best of ISTE 2019 - HoET136

July 22nd, 2019


ISTE 2019 was my 2nd and most fun! Listen in for reasons why!


REPLAY - How To Get More Women In S.T.E.M. - HoET074

July 7th, 2019

Summer Vacation is here and I'm enjoying some time with family. Listen for a brand new episode on July 21, 2019.

For now, let's revisit a great …

Summer Reading Recommendations for Progressive Teachers - HoET135

June 16th, 2019


Grab a great book to take your teaching to the next level this Summer (or anytime)!


Becoming a Google Certified Innovator with Stephanie Howell - HoET134

June 2nd, 2019


Stephanie Howell is a long-time listener of the podcast and she recently had the opportunity of a lifetime to travel to Australia for another …

Summer is a Great Time to Podcast - HoET133

May 19th, 2019


Starting a Podcast doesn't have to break the bank and Summer is a great time to start!


Do Not Fear #EdTech - HoET132

May 6th, 2019


Be not afraid! Education technology is not something to be feared.



May 1st, 2019

PodcastPD is excited and proud to announce that we’re giving away ONE (1) ticket to ISTE 2019 in Philadelphia, courtesy of ISTE!

How To Win
  • Post a …

Reflecting on #EdTech in My Classroom - HoET131

April 21st, 2019


I share insight on a recent lesson and activity I designed using multiple apps for creative purposes!


2019 House of #EdTech Final Four - HoET130

March 31st, 2019


The OG #edtech tool tournament is back! It's Year SIX! Enjoy...


BONUS - Teaching, Learning, Leading K12 Ep. 202

March 17th, 2019

In June 2018 I had the honor of appearing on the Teaching, Learning, Leading K12 Podcast hosted by Steve Miletto!

Enjoy! If you enjoy the show you …

Flipgrid for Assessment - HoET129

March 3rd, 2019


Listener, Kate Defuniak, asked about Flipgrid as an assessment tool.


Adobe Creative Cloud Alternatives for Education - HoET128

February 17th, 2019


Free alternatives to the expensive Adobe Creative Cloud for Teachers and Students.


Bringing Podcasts Into My Classroom with - HoET127

February 3rd, 2019


I share my Donors Choose Story for Podcasting in Class!


15 Must-Have Chrome Extensions for Educators 2019 - HoET126

January 20th, 2019


Chrome Extensions. They can make things easier, more accessible, more visible, & more convenient. There are dozens of potential benefits to you …

10 Ways #EdTech Coaches Can Make An Impact - HoET125

January 6th, 2019


Are you an edtech coach that's wondered if you're reaching enough teachers and students? Communicating enough with admin? Sometimes these questions are self-imposed, but sometimes the questions come from other people.

2018 @HouseofEdTech Smackdown - HoET124

December 16th, 2018


It's the most wonderful time for a Smackdown! House of #EdTech 124 marks the completion of five years of the podcast and brings you the 5th …

10 Easy Ways to Use Tech in Your Classroom - HoET123

December 2nd, 2018


Many teaching methods and resources that use technology effectively engage students and build their skills, but many of us hit roadblocks when …

Pre-Service Teachers Need MORE #EdTech and #EDUMagic - HoET122

November 25th, 2018


Dr. Sam Fecich is the author of #EDUMagic and a professor at Grove City College (PA), works with pre-service teachers in the area educational …

Mr. Nesi Goes to Harvard - HoET121

November 4th, 2018


I recently went to Harvard to moderate a panel on podcasts in K12 education.

Support for this episode comes from:

The Power of Podcasts in Education - HoET120

October 21st, 2018


Podcasts in education can be powerful but how do we get there? In this episode, I share my International Podcast Day presentation.

Support for this …

How To Make Great Instructional Videos - HoET119

October 7th, 2018


Video allows us as teachers to connect with students in a different way.

Support for this episode comes from:

Syncing Physical and Digital Learning Spaces - HoET118

September 16th, 2018


Dr. Robert Dillon has a passion to change the educational landscape by building excellent engaging schools for all students.

Support for this episode …

A First-Grade Perspective of #EdTech - HoET117

September 2nd, 2018


My son, Miles, who is entering 1st-grade talks education and technology.

Support for this episode comes from:  

Inspire Critical Thinking with #EdTech - HoET116

August 19th, 2018


When you implement technology in your classroom your goal should be to push students to go beyond fact memorization and embrace a conceptual …

Jump Start Your Creativity - HoET115

August 5th, 2018


Creativity. We can't be 'on it' all the time – Here are 10 ways to get your juices flowing!

Support for this episode comes from:  

Never Stop. Keep Going. - HoET114

July 22nd, 2018


Do you struggle with impostor syndrome? I do.

Support for this episode comes from:  

The Great Social Media Debate with Kate Nesi - HoET113

July 1st, 2018


Social media is often debated by Katelyn and I and we've finally recorded one of these conversations!

Support for this episode comes from:

#NotAtISTE18 Keynote - HoET112

June 18th, 2018


It's ISTE 2018 time. Here's my #NotAtISTE18 Keynote. This episode was born out of an idea I had in December 2017 and I proudly present my first …

How To Grow Your #EdTech Skills During Summer - HoET111

June 3rd, 2018


Summer is a great time to get ahead on your edtech professional development!

Support for this episode comes from:

Across the Hall with Cade Somers and Michelle Shelton - HoET109

May 6th, 2018


Cade Somers and Michelle Shelton host Across the Hall which is a podcast created mainly for English teachers who want to know how to use various tech resources and strategies in their classrooms but need some specific …

Block Schedules, #EdTech, John Nesi - HoET108

April 22nd, 2018


My Dad, John Nesi, first appeared on episode 100 of the podcast and so many of you reached out with your compliments about our conversation so I decided to bring him back into the studio for another education …

2018 #HOETFINAL4 - HoET107

April 8th, 2018


March Madness is over! Here are the #HOETFINAL4 tools that made the cut based on your votes!

Support for this episode comes from:  

UCET Recap - Hosting a Conference - HoET106

March 26th, 2018


I attended #UCET18 and Derek Larson and Lynn Smargis talk about conferences.

Support for this episode comes from:  

#TryPod 2018 - HoET105

March 11th, 2018


March is all about #TryPod! Let's talk about the podcasts we LOVE!

Support for this episode comes from:

Protecting Your Content and Creations with Richard Byrne - HoET104

February 26th, 2018


Richard Byrne best known for the website and blog, talks about how to protect your online content.

Support for this episode …

Instagram for Educators with Lindsy Stumpenhorst - HoET103

February 11th, 2018


Lindsy Stumpenhorst leverages Instagram as an elementary school principal. You should too!

I need to give a HUGE thank you to AJ Bianco for filling …

Math, #EdTech, and Fashion with Joe Dziuba - HoET102

January 28th, 2018


Joseph Dziuba is a passionate 4th-year educator certified in mathematics (K-12) who works diligently to meet the needs of each individual that …

#OneWord 2018 - HoET101

January 14th, 2018


Let's talk #OneWord 2018 and more!

Support for this episode comes from:

Complete show notes

My Inspiration John Nesi - HoET100

December 17th, 2017


John Nesi is the greatest influencer for me as a man and educator.

Support for this episode comes from:  

2017 @HouseofEdTech Smackdown - HoET099

December 3rd, 2017


This year's smackdown features over 42 of your favorite tech tools, tips, apps, websites for both professional and personal use.   Support for this …

How to Create a Podcast - HoET098

November 26th, 2017


How-to Podcast mini-series! Let's dive into the HOW! This episode is part 3 of 3 and accompanies episodes 96 and 97.

  • Support for this episode comes …

You Want to Podcast, Now What? - HoET097

November 5th, 2017


Let's continue the mini-series on How to Podcast (Part 2 of 3) and add on to episode 96 as we talk about what to podcast about and the equipment to create with.

Support for this episode comes from:   My Awesome …

Why YOU Should Podcast - HoET096

October 15th, 2017


At long last, I am finally talking about How to Podcast! This is part one of a three-part series where provide my insight on how to start podcasting. However, as Simon Sinek points out, we need to start with why.   …

#EdTech and Formative Assessment with Monica Burns - HoET095

October 1st, 2017


Dr. Monica Burns, from, provides insight on utilizing education technology when designing formative assessment.

Support for this …

#EdTech and Kindergarten ESL with Katie Gardner - HoET094

September 17th, 2017


Katie Gardner is integrating technology into her Kindergarten ESL classroom in North Carolina.

Support for this episode comes from:   My Awesome …

Embracing the Freak Out with Krista Penrod - HoET093

September 4th, 2017


Krista Penrod is all about "embracing the freak out" and I share my Alabama adventure!

Support for this episode comes from:   My Awesome Supporters! Become a Patron today!       Complete show notes:

Lifelong Learning with Kate Nesi - HoET092

August 20th, 2017


Kate Nesi, my wife, has started her own podcast, the Lifelong Learning Podcast, and she shares her views on continued growth.

Support for this episode comes from:   My Awesome Supporters! Become a Patron today!   …

Harnessing #EdTech When You're Absent with Nate Nagele - HoET91

August 6th, 2017


Nate Nagele shares insight into how you can utilize technology with your students when you're absent.

  Support for this episode of House of #EdTech …

ISTE 2017 Recap and Review with Derek Larson and Jen Giffen - HoET090

July 23rd, 2017


Derek Larson and Jen Giffen share their experiences at ISTE 2017 in San Antonio.

Support for this episode of House of #EdTech comes from:   My Awesome Supporters! Become a Patron today!   Complete show notes:   ** …

Assistive Technology with Mike Marotta and Brian Friedlander - HoET089

July 2nd, 2017


Brian Friedlander and Mike Marotta, two of New Jersey's finest education minds, lead us in a conversation centered around assistive technology.   …

"We Have To Stop..." From Tony Sinanis - HoET088

June 18th, 2017


"We need to stop..." from a post by Tony Sinanis

Support for this episode of House of #EdTech comes from:   My Awesome Supporters! Become a Patron today!   Complete show notes:   ** SEGMENTS **   (1:23) Intro   (10:17) …

The Great and Powerful WeVideo with Bruce Reicher - HoET087

June 4th, 2017


Bruce Reicher, is a television production teacher from Northern New Jersey sharing his love of WeVideo.

Follow Bruce Reicher on Twitter!

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Limited Tech? No Problem! - HoET086

May 21st, 2017


Not every classroom or school is fortunate enough to be 1:1, or even have enough computer labs or mobile carts to go around.

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BONUS - Home Gadget Geeks Ep. 272

May 14th, 2017

In August 2016 I had the honor of appearing on the Home Gadget Geeks Podcast!

Enjoy and if you enjoy the show Jim creates a podcast and you should …

I Want To Be An Innovative Teaching and Learning Specialist - HoET085

May 7th, 2017


#IgniteStem2017 Live Podcasting and Reflection - HoET084

April 16th, 2017




BONUS - My #DadsInEd Appearance from 2015

April 12th, 2017

This is partially an experiment for the podcast. Please enjoy this appearance I made on this podcast and please subscribe and leave a rating and review for my friends at Dads in Ed.


We welcome the host of the House of …

How to Write a Winning #EdTech Grant - HoET083

April 2nd, 2017


Lynn Smargis is BACK! In this episode, we talk about and share great tips for writing and winning your next edtech grant!   Support for this episode of House of #EdTech comes from: - Use Promo code: …

2017 House of #EdTech Final Four - HoET082

March 19th, 2017


I present to you the House of #EdTech Final Four! My annual episode that blends education and basketball!

  Support for this episode of House of #EdTech comes from: - Use Promo code: HOUSEOFEDTECH  

Too Cool For Middle School with YouTuber Megan Forbes - HoET081

March 5th, 2017


Megan Forbes has a YouTube channel dedicated to encouraging and supporting teachers.

Support for this episode of House of #EdTech comes from: - Use Promo code: HOUSEOFEDTECH   Grammarly  

Open Education Resources with @KerryHawk02- HoET080

February 19th, 2017


Kerry Gallagher is an advocate for the use of Open Education Resources (OER).

Support for this episode of House of #EdTech comes from: - Use Promo code: HOUSEOFEDTECH   Grammarly

How To Create Great Presentations - HoET079

February 5th, 2017


Seven tips and recommendations to improve your next presentation.

Support for this episode of House of #EdTech comes from: - Use Promo code: HOUSEOFEDTECH Grammarly Listeners Like …

Hacking Engagement with James Sturtevant - HoET078

January 22nd, 2017


James Sturtevant shares insight his latest book, Hacking Engagement.

Support for this episode of House of #EdTech comes from: - Use Promo code: HOUSEOFEDTECH   Grammarly  

#NYEdTechWeek Recap and Review - HoET077

January 8th, 2017


#NYEdTechWeek recap and review along with conversations with some edtech start-ups as well mine and many of your #OneWord2017 testimonials.

Support for this episode of House of #EdTech comes from: - Use …

2016 House of #EdTech Smackdown - HoET076

December 18th, 2016


It's the 3rd Annual House of #EdTech Smackdown! You've shared your favorite apps, tips, websites, and resources for 2016 and this episode is packed and co-hosted by Katelyn Nesi.

Support for this episode of House of …

Coding In Elementary Ed with Lynn Smargis - HoET075

December 4th, 2016


Lynn Smargis (@LynnSmargis), an Elementary coding teacher from Utah shares her expertise on how you can get your young students coding, Computer Science Week and Hour of Code!

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How To Get More Women In S.T.E.M. - HoET074

November 20th, 2016


Angela Cleveland and Saqi Mehta, founders of ReigningIt are joined by my former Rutgers student Sierra Gratale for a round-table discussion about creating a #STEM dialogue inclusive of every woman.

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Crossing the #EdTechBridge with Emily Gover and Steve Isaacs - HoET073

November 6th, 2016


Emily Gover returns with Steve Isaacs to talk about #edtechbridge and the conversations that need to take place between educators and technology …

Audio in Education with Emily Gover - HoET072

October 23rd, 2016


Emily Gover (@edtechjam) shares her love of audio and its value in your classroom. From rapping to podcasts Emily believes audio can impact learning.

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Google Did What!? - HoET071

October 10th, 2016


Google Apps for Education is now G Suite for Education and the education world is losing it·s mind!

Support for this episode of House of #EdTech comes from: - Use Promo code: HOUSEOFEDTECH Grammarly

Augmented Reality In Education with Katie Ann Wilson - HoET070

September 25th, 2016


Katie Ann Wilson (@KatieAnn_76), wrote the book about augmented reality in education. She shares apps and resources as well how to best integrate augmented reality into your classroom.

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#PhysEd and #EdTech with Justin Schleider (@schleiderjustin) - HoET069

September 11th, 2016


Justin Schleider (@schleiderjustin), New Jersey Phys. Ed. teacher shares his insight into how to integrate technology with phys. ed. students and the …

Sketchnoting with Stacey Lindes (@iruntech) - HoET068

August 28th, 2016


Stacey Lindes (@iruntech) shows us what sketchnotes are and the role they can play in your classroom, professional and personal life.

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#EdTech Transition with Derek Larson - HoET067

August 14th, 2016


Derek Larson, Utah educator, and guest co-host provides insight into his new edtech job and how he got the job!

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Twitter Chats and Pokemon Stop! - HoET066

July 31st, 2016


The new studio is open for business and my wife Katelyn crashed the party to talk Twitter Chats and Pokemon Go!

Support for this episode of House of #EdTech comes from: - Use Promo Code HOUSEOFEDTECH

A Challenge For You. Do You Accept? - HoET065

July 17th, 2016


Learn something new while you're on Summer vacation. It could be related to your education but preferably not.   Support for this episode of House of …

Jill Dobrowansky on #shiftED and Summer PD - HoET064

July 3rd, 2016


Jill Dobrowansky appeared on #shiftED on June 21, 2016 and the conversation is MUST LISTEN!

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Summer (Or Anytime) Reading Suggestions - HoET063

June 19th, 2016


Summer vacation is a time to relax and recharge in education. Here are some great reads to improve multiple aspects of your career and your student's …

GoEnnounce Update and Podcasting From @EdTechNJ - HoET062

June 5th, 2016


Meghan Davis from GoEnnounce stops by the podcast to update us on some new developments to their platform and I record LIVE from EdTechNJ 2016 in Edison, NJ.   Support for this episode of House of #EdTech comes from:  

Get 1st-Graders (And All Students) Blogging! - HoET061

May 22nd, 2016


Stephany Hesslein is a first-grade teacher for Middletown Public Schools here in New Jersey.    Follow Stephanie Hesslein   Support for this episode …

Tech Tools Every Teacher Should Have with Jennifer Gonzalez - HoET060

May 9th, 2016


Jennifer Gonzalez, a fellow podcaster who hosts the Cult of Pedagogy Podcast shares a variety of #edtech tools and resources that every teacher needs …

And Your Host Christopher J. Nesi - HoET059

April 24th, 2016


AJ Bianco and Stacey Lindes have broken into the House of #EdTech and taken over the show. What have they done with this opportunity? The best guest …

Life After EdCamp with AJ Bianco and Adam Schoenbart - HoET058

April 10th, 2016


AJ Bianco and Adam Schoenbart guest co-host this episode and we discuss great approaches to what you can do after attending an EdCamp. We share tips and recommendations to get the most out of your unconference …

2016 #EdTech Final Four - HoET057

April 1st, 2016


Get FOUR awesome #edtech recommendations in this 2016 edition of the #EdTech Final Four.

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PD with Teacher Choice and Sandbox Time - HoET056

March 13th, 2016

Teachers should be offered choices around topics, presenters, and how their PD is structured. Teachers are told time and time again to differentiate, …

Organic #EdTech Integration with Alex Rosenwald - HoET055

February 28th, 2016


My very first guest, Alex Rosenwald, has returned to the classroom and the podcast to talk about how his students are taking education technology to …

The Importance of Functionality in Education - HoET054

February 14th, 2016


Katelyn returns to talk about the importance of functionality when designing an education space and respond to feedback from episode 52.   Follow …

Updates, Feedback, and Recs - Oh My! - HoET053

January 31st, 2016


A rare guestless episode where I talk about the awesome shows on the Education Podcast Network, share listener feedback, and TWO recommendations!   This episode of House of #EdTech is sponsored by:  

NCLB...No Cash Left Behind - HoET052

January 17th, 2016


My wife, Katelyn Nesi, co-hosts this first episode of 2016 and we give insight into how we live life to the fullest on two educator's salaries!   …

2015 House of #EdTech App Smackdown - HoET051

December 20th, 2015


Here are all the exciting edtech recommendations contained in the 2nd annual House of #EdTech App Smackdown!

The Rhythm of #EDBeat with Natalie Krayenvenger - HoET050

December 6th, 2015


Natalie Krayenvenger is a 4th-grade teacher from Maryland and the co-moderator of #EDbeat, a weekly inspirational Twitter chat that welcomes all …

Ignite Your S.H.I.N.E. with LaVonna Roth At @EdCampNJ - HoET049

November 22nd, 2015


LaVonna Roth has influenced over 25,000 educators, students and organizations with down-to-earth strategies and insights to the most common and frustrating educational, behavioral issues. LaVonna is also the inspiration …

#EdTech Energy and Fun with Dani Kennis - HoET048

November 8th, 2015


Dani Kennis (17:15)   Black Canary from the #EdJusticeLeague, shares her passion and exudes endless energy about her profession. Dani creates a blended classroom that incorporates the use of Google Apps for Education …

Ditch That Textbook with Matt Miller - HoET047

October 25th, 2015


Matt Miller is a high school Spanish teacher and the author of the highly acclaimed book Ditch That Textbook and founder of the website

Creating Positive Digital Footprints with Meghan Davis - HoET046

October 11th, 2015


Meghan Davis is a former event coordinator turned entrepreneur. She, with sister Melissa, is the co-founder of GoEnnounce which is engaging the …

Global Education with Jen Williams - HoET045

September 27th, 2015


Jen Williams is a former Director of Education, program Literacy Specialist, and district Speech-Language Pathologist who is a co-founder and lead …

WYSIWYG with Joe Sanfelippo and Tony Sinanis - HoET044

September 13th, 2015

Joe Sanfelippo and Tony Sinanis are two dynamic educators and personalities in the world of education. Joe and Tony drop pure gold about education …

Dog Days of a Teacher's Summer Part 3 - HoET043

August 30th, 2015


Baby Nesi #2 is here and Summer is quickly fading into the sunset. The latest addition to the House of #EdTech, Colton John, is an example of wonder …

Dog Days of a Teacher's Summer Part 2 - HoET042

August 16th, 2015


Baby Nesi #2 has not arrived at the time of recording/release of this episode but I can assure you that he will be here before episode 43 is released on August 30, 2015. The sub $5000 kitchen project is officially …

Dog Days of a Teacher's Summer Part 1 - HoET041

August 2nd, 2015


Baby Nesi #2 is arriving in a few short weeks (or sooner). I wanted to make sure you were still provided with some awesome content. So this episode features an #edtech thought, #edtech recommendation, and of course a …

#EdTech + Math = Stephanie Ryon - HoET040

July 19th, 2015


Stephanie Ryon is an Instructional Technology Coach from Texas. Stephanie's experience as a classroom teacher and instructional coach has given her …

Chromebooks +/- and Coding in Class with Josh Gauthier - HoET038

June 21st, 2015

Josh Gauthier is a Technology Training Specialist for the Unified School District of De Pere (WI). Josh shares his insight on Chromebooks, coding, …

The Power of Podcasts and #PodcastPD - HoET037

June 7th, 2015

Stacey Lindes returns and is joined by AJ Bianco as I present our first episode of the #PodcastPD Podcast in the podcastic episode! Join in on #PodcastPD - Sunday nights @ 8:30 PM eastern.   This episode of House of …

Learning and Making with Laura Fleming - HoET036

May 17th, 2015

Laura Fleming is the Library Media Specialist at New Milford High School (NJ) where her library maker space has garnered national attention and has …

Miguel Kudry Socializes Tutoring via - HoET035

May 3rd, 2015


Miguel Kudry is the founder and CEO of HelpHub Services Inc. Kudry has a degree in Business Administration and Management with an entrepreneurial interests and passions for social media marketing and web development.

Nothing But the Truth with Angela Watson - HoET034

April 19th, 2015


Angela Watson is an education consultant, tech coach, author and podcaster. Angela shares insight about coaching teachers, her latest book and her …

#JennCronk, Tobii, and Filip - Oh My! - HoET033

April 5th, 2015


Jennifer Cronk is the Director of Professional Learning for the Warwick Valley Central School District (NY). She shares her experiences as innovative …

2015 #EdTech Final Four - HoET032

March 22nd, 2015


March Madness is in full swing and what better way to get in on the excitement than with the 2015 edition of the #edtech Final Four!

Featuring: …

Education Innovator Katrina Keene - HoET031

March 8th, 2015


Katrina Keene is an Instructional Technology Consultant based out of Chattanooga, TN who is also the Director of Innovation for the Canterbury School …

1:1 Programs with Tech Specialist Stacey Lindes - HoET030

February 22nd, 2015

Stacey Lindes is a former first grade teacher who now works as a Teacher Resource Specialist for Technology for West-Windsor Plainsboro Public …

Cyber Education - An Interview with Courtney Kofeldt (@Ms_Kof) - HoET029

February 8th, 2015


Courtney Kofeldt is the Technology Coordinator and a Teacher at the Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School which is completely on-line. She shares …

#FutureReady with Tom Murray (@thomascmurray) - HoET028

January 25th, 2015


Tom Murray, State and District Digital Learning Director for Alliance for Excellent Education, explains what the Future Ready initiative is and what …

#EdTech and Special Education with Sharon Plante - HoET027

January 11th, 2015


Sharon Plante talks about her experiences integrating technology in special education and her role as a technology director.

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House of #EdTech Smackdown - HoET26

December 21st, 2014


The House of #EdTech is celebrating its one-year anniversary! This episode is packed with 26 great recommendations you should know about. Each …

Connected Leadership: It's Just a Click Away with Dr. Spike Cook - HoET025

December 7th, 2014


Dr. Spike Cook, principal of R.M. Bacon Elementary School (Millville, NJ), co-host of the PrincipalPLN Podcast and author returns to the show! Dr. …

Classroom Management with @ClassDojo and Jenna Kleine - HoET024

November 23rd, 2014


Jenna Kleine is the Community Marketing Manager at Class Dojo. Kleine is a former middle and high school science teacher with a passion for …

Google Apps for Education (GAFE) with Rich Kiker - HoET023

November 9th, 2014


Rich Kiker is a nationally recognized and award winning Certified Google Apps for Edu Trainer and Director of Online Learning. In this episode he shares some great Google insight and tips for teachers of all levels.

Elementary #EdTech with Derek Larson - HoET022

October 26th, 2014


Derek Larson is a 4th grade teacher from Southern Utah, an #edtech enthusiast, and a fan of the House of #EdTech podcast!
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@ShakeUpLearning with Kasey Bell - HoET021

October 12th, 2014


Kasey Bell is a digital learning consultant with a MA in Educational Technology and she provides engaging staff development for all levels of …

Inside Google Teacher Academy with Natalie O'Neil - HoET020

September 28th, 2014


Natalie O'Neil is back on the show! She first appeared on the House of #EdTech on episode #10. Natalie is fresh off a summer trip to the Google Teacher Academy in California with great information and stories to share!

Elementary #EdTech with Patricia J. Brown (@msEdtechie) - HoET019

September 14th, 2014


Patricia J. Brown is a technology integration coach at Ladue (MO) School District, an adjunct professor at Lindenwood University, and an edtech …

Jeff Bradbury Talks Music, #EdTech, and @TeacherCast - HoET018

August 31st, 2014


Jeff Bradbury is a high school music teacher and the orchestra conductor from North Brunsiwck Twp. High School (NJ). Jeff is also the founder of 

Don't Fear #EdTech. Put Something New In Your @Pocket - HoET017

August 17th, 2014


Try Something New! Do not be afraid of technology as a new school year approaches. Check out an awesome content curating tool called Pocket!   …

Summer Learning with Dr. Spike Cook - HoET016

August 3rd, 2014


Dr. Spike Cook is the principal of R.M. Bacon Elementary School (Millville, NJ) and co-host of the PrincipalPLN Podcast. Dr. Cook shares insight on …

Unlocking the Web with Shachar Pessis of Wibki - HoET015

July 20th, 2014


Shachar Pessis is the founder and CEO of Wibki. Mr. Pessis and his team have created a great web-based bookmarking tool. Shachar shares how Wibki is …

Take My Wife; Take Her! A Conversation With Katelyn Nesi - HoET014

July 6th, 2014


Katelyn Nesi is the Library Media Specialist at Shore Regional High School (NJ) Wall Township High School (NJ) [Updated 2/15]. Mrs. Nesi, my wife, …

Virtual Conference Attendance And A Conversation With Tim Charleston - HoET013

June 22nd, 2014


Timothy Charleston is the Supervisor of Instruction and Technology for Green Brook Township Public Schools Supervisor of Social Studies and Global …

Digital Lead Learner Theresa Stager - HoET012

June 8th, 2014


Theresa Stager is an elementary school principal who just completed her first year as the lead learner. Principal Stager talks about her use of …

Gaming in the Physics Classroom with Matt Blackman - HoET011

May 25th, 2014


Matthew Blackman, an AP Physics teacher, talks about his use of games in his classroom as well as his interest in game design and his website, The Universe, and More where he publishes his own physics-based games.   …

Tech Integration Obsession & Google with Natalie O'Neil - HoET010

May 11th, 2014


Natalie O'Neil, a tech-savvy high school English teacher, talks about her plunge into education technology and shares some of the great ways she is …

Technology and Administration with Jessica Johnson (@principalj) - HoET009

April 27th, 2014


In this episode of House of #EdTech I speak to Jessica Johnson, a tech-savvy Principal who shares her views on a variety of technologies that shes …

The Bracketology of Technology | My #EdTech Final Four - HoET007

March 30th, 2014


In this episode of House of #EdTech I pay homage to the Final Four and share my #EdTech Final Four of apps and technology from the East, South, …

Comic Strip Makers and a Conversation with Darek Teller of - HoET006

March 16th, 2014


A great interview with Darek Teller from Celly. Celly believes small messages change the world so they built a place where you message will:

  • build …

Rubrics and a Conversation with Andria Trivisonno of - HoET005

March 2nd, 2014


UPDATE (10/2/17): Andria Trivisonno was the Marketing Team Leader for which shut down in Fall 2017.   Follow Andria

Backchanneling and a Conversation with Carina Gonzalez, LMS - HoET004

February 16th, 2014


Carina Gonzalez is the Library Media Specialist of Lawrence High School (Lawrenceville, NJ). We discuss the technology in the school library as well …

Online Learning and the @EdTechMaestro, Joseph Iacono - HoET003

February 2nd, 2014


I talk with Joseph Iacono, the EdTech Maestro, about how the NYCDOE is providing a great experience to its students.   Follow Joseph

Science, Technology and LMS's - HoET002

January 19th, 2014


Alex Rosenwald is the k-12 science supervisor in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. He shares his thoughts on connecting in the classroom and how valuable …

Welcome to House of #EdTech - An Introduction and MORE! - HoET001

January 5th, 2014


Welcome to the first episode of House of #EdTech!

House of #EdTech is the podcast that explores how technology is changing the way teachers teach and …

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