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Episode 034: It's Time to Get MAGICAL with @tishrich

July 1st, 2019


In this episode, Keven discusses making learning magical for students with educator and author Tisha Richmond.  An episode a long time in the making, Keven and Tisha look into a variety of topics that give teachers the …

Episode 033: Your School Rocks with @McLane_Ryan

June 6th, 2019


In this episode, Keven discusses high school wrestling, social media, video newsletters and much more with principal Ryan McLane.  

Ryan has been an …

Episode 032: Making Waves with @Rushtonh

April 24th, 2019


In this episode, Keven discusses ideas and concepts on learning and teaching with Rushton Hurley.

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Episode 001: Where does EdTech Fit In?

April 20th, 2019


The first episode of the Magic Potion Podcast is here! In this episode, you will learn about the host, Keven Rinaman's, background and learn about …

Episode 031: Getting Excited for @Esports_Ohio with @nerider

April 18th, 2019


In this episode, Keven discusses the life of a director of technology with Nick Rider.   Nick is the Director of Technology at Carey Exempted Village …

Episode 030: Rounding the Corner

March 22nd, 2019


In this episode, Keven discusses the fourth quarter of the school year and things to get your through the grind.  Listen to hear about ideas to …

Episode 029: Getting Focused with @KellyCroy

March 1st, 2019


In this episode, Keven catches up with Kelly Croy.  Kelly is an educator, author, artist and speaker.  He currently serves as the Director of …

Episode 028: What I Brought Back From Columbus (#OETC19)

February 17th, 2019


In this episode, Keven talks about the sessions, ideas, and tools he encountered at the Ohio Educational Technology Conference in Columbus, Ohio. …

Episode 027: The Mysteries of #EdTech Integration with @cmdanhoff

February 8th, 2019


In this episode, Keven discusses a variety of Education Technology Integration topics and upcoming conferences with Christine Danhoff, Technology …

Episode 026: Takeaways from @FETC

February 1st, 2019


In this episode, Keven discusses the sessions and connections he made at FETC in Orlando, Florida in January 2019.

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Episode 025: PBL for the Win! with @LLacrosse

January 18th, 2019


In this episode, Keven discusses a wide variety of topics and the amazing things that happen in Leah LaCrosse's classroom.  PBL, iPads, Chromebooks, 3D printing, and more!

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Episode 024: Meet Them Where They Are with @MeehanEDU

January 4th, 2019


In this episode, Keven discusses gamification with John Meehan.

John Meehan is a teacher and instructional coach at Bishop O'Connell High School in …

Episode 023: Find Your Creative Bug with @BurgessDave

December 28th, 2018


In this episode, Keven talks about creativity, passion, and enthusiasm with Author, Speaker, Educator and all-around good guy, Dave Burgess.

Dave is a New York Times best-selling author with his book "Teach Like a …

Episode 022: Big School or Small School, We Have the Same Mission with @MnMonster11

December 14th, 2018


In this episode, Keven discusses some of the differences between small school and big schools with Cari White, Director of Campus Ministry at …

Episode 021: Digital Discipleship with @adkopp76

December 7th, 2018


In this episode, Keven discusses Digital Discipleship, the Future of Education Technology Conference and the National Catholic Educator's Association …

Episode 020: Revolutionizing PD with @RACzyz and the #4OCF

November 9th, 2018


In this episode, Keven discusses effective professional development techniques with educator and author, Rich Czyz.

Rich is the author of "The Four …

Episode 019: Be Open! with @engelworks

November 2nd, 2018


In this episode, Keven discusses inclusion and the Twitter Impact on educators with Doreen Engel (@engelworks). They also discuss Doreen's upcoming book, Be Open!


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Episode 018: Exceptional Learning In Catholic Schools with @denisebrick

November 2nd, 2018


In this episode, Keven discusses inclusion with Denise Brickler as well as the NCEA Social Media Influencer Contest.


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Episode 017: Get Creative with Design Thinking with @MrThomasTran

October 26th, 2018


In this episode, Keven discusses STEM/STEAM/STREAM with Thomas Tran. They also take a look at the future of education while examining design thinking in the classroom.


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Episode 016: Pause Now and Get On Twitter with @BarbInNebraska

October 19th, 2018


In this episode, Keven discusses the impact of Twitter on teachers with @BarbInNebraska.


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Episode 015: Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

October 12th, 2018


In this episode, Keven discusses the importance of trying new things in the classroom.


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Episode 014: Augmented and Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Jaime Donally

September 28th, 2018


In this episode, Keven discusses augmented, virtual reality, and 3d printing in the classroom with Jaime Donally.

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Episode 013: The Future Looks Bright with Tom Murray from Future Ready Schools

September 21st, 2018


In this episode, Keven discusses educational technology, the importance of effective pedagogy, and the impact of positive culture with Tom Murray.

Tom …

Episode 012: Computer Science for All Ages With Kyle Muir

September 14th, 2018


In this episode, Keven speaks with Kyle Muir, Co-founder of Fuze Play, about computer science curriculum and how it can be developed for learners of …

Episode 011: Creating a Startup Culture in Your School with Becky Shiring

September 7th, 2018


In this episode, Keven discusses the concept of creating a startup culture in your school with Becky Shiring from Squirrels. Becky is the Director of …

Episode 010: Tools to Kick Off The New School Year!

August 31st, 2018


In this episode, Keven shares a variety of tools to help start the school year off on the right foot.

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Episode 009: The Value of Entertainment in Lessons

August 25th, 2018


In this episode, Keven discusses the importance of entertainment and the impact it can have on your lessons.


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Episode 008: Little Things Can Have a Big Impact with @jmattmiller

August 10th, 2018


In this episode, Keven and Matt discuss the importance of setting an example and being a teacher with character, as well as Ideas on ways to start …

Episode 007: Take Ownership

August 3rd, 2018


In this episode Keven talks about taking ownership for the good and the bad and what it means for culture in your classroom.


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Episode 006: Get Out There!

July 28th, 2018


In this episode Keven discusses the “G” in the MAGIC Potion formula, Get Out There! Find what you are lookin for on Twitter and attend conferences …

Episode 005: Be Grateful and Say Thank You!

July 23rd, 2018


In this episode we discuss the idea of being grateful. Let those around you know that you appreciate them and highlight outstanding work, letting …

Episode 004: Stay Calm and Keep Your Composure!

July 20th, 2018


In this episode we take a look at what to do when things don’t go as planned!


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Episode 003: PD - Make It Yours!

July 13th, 2018


In this episode, we talk about making professional development your own. Make the best out of every situation and presentation you sit in, amplify your own presentations, find your passion, and get on Twitter!


Episode 002: The MAGIC Starts With Motivation

July 6th, 2018


In this episode we take a look at motivation, for students and teachers!


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