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THRIVEinEDU by Rachelle Dené Poth @Rdene915

151 EpisodesProduced by Rachelle Dené PothWebsite

Welcome to the THRIVEinEDU podcast where learning happens and random thoughts related to all things education are shared. Listen in each week as I talk about some of the emerging trends and topics in education. Topics include Artificial Intelligence, AR/VR, Global Collaborations, Preparing Students … read more

151 Episodes | 2018 - 2022

ThriveinEDU Live with guest Jon Spike!

July 19th, 2022

37:08

Catch up with the great chat Rachelle and Mel had with Jon Spike on our Thrive o'clock show. Here is a link to the recording.  Follow @Rdene915 …

The ISTE 2022 Experience

July 5th, 2022

25:48

If you have not been to an ISTE Conference, I recommend that you add it to your list for next June when it is in Philly, June 25-28.  Special thanks …

Kaltura for learning! @Kaltura

June 22nd, 2022

15:51

Love finding new tools that help educators to form a collaborative and supportive learning community for students and PLCs!  Stop by at #ISTELIVE 22 …

Bringing STEM and coding to our classrooms!

June 20th, 2022

14:31

Helping students to  build skills in STEM is essential, especially with such a demand for these skills in the future. Through the right opportunities and resources, students can build STEM and SEL skills , both of which …

Impact of embracing innovation: Interview with Pat Bhava, CEO and Founder of Pikmykid

June 14th, 2022

37:41

Providing for our school community is so important. In this episode, I talk with Pat Bhava, CEO, and Founder of Pikmykid. Pikmykid is a school safety …

Focusing on our mental health and wellness

June 6th, 2022

15:36

It is so important to take time to focus on our mental health and wellness and have strategies in place to help us work through challenges. What are your strategies for self-care and dealing with stress?  Build SEL …

Innovation! Learn more about Invzbl and the wow behind it!

May 31st, 2022

15:02

Enjoyed being at TCEA and checking out the amazing innovation of Invzbl! Join us Friday, June 10th to learn more about it from CEO, Chuck Morrison and have some fun by playing a game too! 

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ThriveinEDU Live with guest Vernon Wright!

May 23rd, 2022

44:57

Learn all about the amazing educator Vernon Wright from our ThriveinEDU Live on Facebook! You can catch the recording here.  Be sure to tune in and join our community!

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ThriveinEDU Live with Guest Rich Czyz! Rachelle @Rdene915 and Bonnie @biologygoddess talked to Rich about his newest book!

May 9th, 2022

34:43

Learn more about Rich’s new book Rogue Leader from our chat with @RACzyz and hosts Rachelle @Rdene915 and Bonnie @biologygoddess

Teacher Appreciation Week: Who are you thankful for and what makes you appreciate teaching?

May 3rd, 2022

10:36

I think it is important to consider not only the impact we make in our work, but the impact our students make on us that make us appreciate what we do. ANd think about the teachers that made an impact on you. Hope you …

Emerging Tech: Let's Talk about Artificial Intelligence: Chatbots, NLP, and more!

April 25th, 2022

21:06

How will AI and NLP impact us and what do we need to know? 

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ThriveinEDU Live with guest Carly Spina!

April 19th, 2022

45:09

Join Rachelle and Mel for our chat with educator and author Carly Spina!  Check out the live recording here! Connect with us on Twitter @Rdene915 @mjmcalliwrites @MrsSpinasclass and join our ThriveinEDU Facebook …

ThriveinEDU Live with guest Dawn Harris!

April 11th, 2022

41:14

Join Rachelle @Rdene915 and Bonnie @Biologygoddess with guest Dawn Harris!  Check out the recording of our live show here!

Hope you will join our …

ThriveinEDU Live with Carrie Baughcum!

April 4th, 2022

42:25

Join in our chat with Carrie Baughcum and be sure to check out her newest book Stanley and the Very Messy Desk! Join our ThriveinEDU community on FB …

ThriveinEDU Live with Chris Nesi @mrnesi!

March 28th, 2022

52:27

Join in our chat with Chris Nesi and be sure to check out his podcast and other resources! Join our ThriveinEDU ommunity on FB and follow us on …

ThriveinEDU Live with guest Livia Chan and some contributors to Rachelle's newest book!

March 23rd, 2022

1:14:28

We had a great chat with Livia about her work, her writing and all things education.  Then we were joined by  some of the contributor's to my newest book, "Things I Wish [...] Knew" available at bit.ly/pothbooks.  50 …

ThriveinEDU Live with guest Dr. Desiree Alexander

March 14th, 2022

37:28

Catch up with Dr. Desiree Alexander and all that she does for educators!  Head to her website, follow her on Twitter @Educatoralex and join in the …

ThriveinEDU Live with guest Paul Solarz

March 7th, 2022

39:57

If you missed our live chat with Paul @PaulSolarz, now is your chance to catch up!  Check out Paul's book, Learn Like a Pirate and join the chat on …

ThriveinEDU Live with guest Athea Davis!

February 21st, 2022

42:00

Check out our conversation with Athea Davis on Thrive o'clock. Learn more about Athea's work and have some fun with Rachelle and Mel!  Here is the episode recording!

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ThriveinEDU Live with guest Allyson Apsey and hosts Rachelle and Lainie!

February 14th, 2022

34:31

Listen to our chat with educator and author Allyson Apsey. Rachelle and Lainie had a great time chatting with Allyson and of course, playing a game! Hope you will join our ThriveinEDU community and check out the video …

ThriveinEDU Live with Dr. Katie Novak!

February 7th, 2022

32:06

Listen to Rachelle and  Lainie's conversation with Dr. Katie Novak! Follow Katie at @KatieNovakUDL  See the episode here

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ThriveinEDU Live with guest Andrew Easton!

January 31st, 2022

34:59

Catch Rachelle and Mel's chat with our good friend Andrew Easton, @EastonA1. Educator and author and sometimes even ThriveinEDU co-host!  Always a great chat and ideas from Andrew and his kids! So much fun hearing about …

ThriveinEDU Live with Jesse Lubinsky

January 24th, 2022

43:20

Catch our chat with educator, author,  and changemaker, Jesse Lubinsky.  Find out more about Jesse here: www.jesselubinsky.com, www.readylearner.one, and www.changemakeredu.org.  Catch the recording here of our chat!  

THRIVEinEDU Live with Dr. Katie Martin

January 17th, 2022

31:29

We loved having Dr. Katie Martin on with us for Thrive o'clock. Be sure to check out Katie's blogs, books and the recording of our chat with her. Catch all of our recordings that have been now uploaded to YouTube

Join …

ThriveinEDU Live with guest Stephanie Rothstein

January 17th, 2022

44:56

We had  a great chat with educator, author and blogger Stephanie Rothstein for Thrive o'clock. Listen here and check out the live recording

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THRIVEinEDU Live with guest Jorge Valenzuela

January 10th, 2022

37:22

Join in to listen to our chat with educator, speaker and author Jorge Valenzuela. Check out the live show recording here!  Join our FB ThriveinEDU community and also check out my books bit.ly/pothbooks 

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ThriveinEDU Live with Weston and Molly Kieschnick

January 4th, 2022

29:23

We had a great chat with Weston and Molly about their book, their podcast and all things education!  Check out the recording of the live show here.

ThriveinEDU Live with guest Desmond Hasty

December 27th, 2021

35:29

Join Rachelle and Mel and their guest Desmond Hasty! You can even check out the recording of the live show here!

Catch us on Mondays and  Fridays and join our ThriveinEDU Community on FB!

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ThriveinEDU with guest Joshua Stamper @Joshua_Stamper

December 20th, 2021

35:02

Check out our great chat with educator, author, podcaster Joshua Stamper. We enjoyed our conversation and playing a game.  You can check out the recording on our YouTube Channel or through the ThriveinEDU Community! …

ThriveinEDU Live with Rachelle and Mel and guests Lainie Rowell and Sean Gaillard

December 13th, 2021

40:00

Join us to catch up with Sean and Lainie and how the connected educators for a powerful learning experience. And we had some fun too! 

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ThriveinEDU Live with Guest Tim Cavey @MrTimCavey @TeachersOnFire

December 6th, 2021

40:01

We caught up with Tim Cavey during a ThriveinEDU and had a great conversation. Learn more about Tim and his fantastic podcast Teachers on Fire.   Join us live on Mondays and Fridays on FB, YT, LinkedIn and Twitter!

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ThriveinEDU live chat with Al Kingsley!

December 6th, 2021

35:12

Join Rachelle and Andrew who had the chance  to chat with author and educator Al Kingsley! 

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THRIVEinEDU with guest Dr. Katie Martin

November 29th, 2021

30:53

We had a great chat with Dr. Katie Martin, author of Learner Centered Innovation and her newest book, Evolving Education.  Listen in and check ou the …

THRIVEinEDU with JabuMind: Let's focus on selfcare and SEL!

November 22nd, 2021

34:55

Join us with the team from JabuMind to learn about how to promote self-care and mindfulness, get the JabuMind app for teachers. Check out the …

ThriveinEDU with special guest Elissa Frazier

November 16th, 2021

42:17

Listen to our great conversation  with Elissa and check out the recording on our YouTube channels or Facebook Communities! 

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ThriveinEDU With Special Guest George Couros

November 12th, 2021

40:00

Listen in to our great chat and fun with George Couros. You can catch the recording on YouTube or Twitter.  Enjoy! Catch us live on Mondays and Fridays!  @gcouros @Rdene915 @EastonA1 

Digital Citizenship All Year Long!

October 18th, 2021

14:37

Ideas for Digcit week and for all year learning! @BookCreatorApp @Nearpod @commonsenseEducation and more! 

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Digital Storytelling

October 11th, 2021

13:16

Tools for digital storytelling and more!

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Ideas for Students to Demonstrate Learning

October 4th, 2021

18:38

Importance of opportunities to develop SEL all through the year and prrovide students with differerent ways to demonstrate learning. See Buncee, Tract, Book Creator, Spaces and more!

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Fostering communication skills

September 20th, 2021

16:57

Helping students to build communication skills whether in person, hybrid or virtual learning. Methods and tools to promote SEL and build classroom …

Ideas to Promote Interactive Learning

September 13th, 2021

11:52

Check out some tools like Gimkit, Whiteboard Chat, Padlet and more for interactive, anywhere learning! 

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Back to School: Building Community and SEL

August 30th, 2021

10:52

Check out @Buncee Tract Learning, @WeVideo and @Flipgrid for some great ways to build community and SEL! 

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Soaking up summer and prepping for back to school

July 21st, 2021

15:42

Summer learning continues with virtual events. Thinking about the new school year, here are five (or so) ideas to explore for back to school. Focus …

Learning together! Great PD and PLN time in July

July 12th, 2021

11:06

Don't miss out on the Campfire Convos Voxer group led by Sean Gaillard @SMgaillard and & @LainieRowell. Join in the Changemaker 2021 conference …

Conference Recap! Model Schools and ISTE LIVE

July 5th, 2021

11:03

Did you attend ISTE Live? Have you been to the Model Schools Conference? Hear about some of the focus areas of these events. 

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Learning and Relaxing: Books, Chats and More

June 25th, 2021

16:33

Check out some summer reads, what is on  your to be read list? I just finished Culturally Responsive Teaching, Discomfort By Design and I am …

Summer Challenge: Time to Thrive!

June 14th, 2021

15:42

Are you taking a break? Focusing on self-care? Or looking for PD?  You can find that in our ThriveinEDU community and our weekly shows!  What are you working on this summer? 

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Summer Challenge: Learn to Code!

June 7th, 2021

23:44

There is a need for students to learn more about computer science. Check out some resources to learn to code and have some fun trying them out this summer.  Blackbird Code, Code.org, Hopscotch, Girls Who Code, Rex …

Ideas for the summer "break"

June 1st, 2021

17:46

Learning or taking a break this summer?  We can do both. Decide what is best for you and find something that works with your time and finding balance. Rely on your PLN, join the communities in ISTE, Microsoft, …

Learning or relaxing for the summer? Finding balance

May 24th, 2021

16:51

Some ideas of ways to take a break and learn at the same time

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Mentoring and support

May 17th, 2021

14:11

Explore ISTE, ThriveinEDU Community, Mandy Froehlich blog 

Promoting SEL and engagement

May 11th, 2021

16:41

Ideas for boosting student engagement, benefits, tools to promote SEL

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Fresh Ideas for May

May 3rd, 2021

15:18

Need some new ideas? Explore these using Edpuzzle, Screencastify, Game based learning tools, Buncee and Wakelet.  Learn more in the episode!

 Also …

Taking a break- How do you focus on self-care?

April 29th, 2021

15:24

Everyone needs to focus on self-care, even a 5 minute break! Here are a few ideas to explore. Maybe an activity, a group, some music or an app like JabuMind.  Whatever works for you to help with being intentional about …

Family engagement and communications

April 21st, 2021

18:26

Ideas for promoting home to school connections and family engagement.

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Spaces EDU for Digital Portfolios and Learning Journeys!

April 12th, 2021

9:38

Check out Spaces EDU for digital portfolios and more! 

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Making a Shift: Hybrid to 5 days

April 7th, 2021

15:22

How to prepare for another shift? Here are some ideas and thinks to consider. 

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How do you pronounce your name?

March 29th, 2021

10:29

The importance of knowing how to pronounce names. Have you ever had your name mispronounced? Or have you mispronounced someone else's name? Why pronunciation matters.

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Learning Journeys with Digital Portfolios

March 22nd, 2021

14:09

Benefits of digital portfolios and some tools for having students create them. @Buncee @Kidblog @Padlet @Spaces_EDU

Join in my ThriveinEDU Clubhouse …

Learning about AI with AI World School

March 15th, 2021

9:07

Looking for an AI course to try with your students? Or for yourself? Explore the options through AI World School. Learn more here and reach out if …

Learning on Clubhouse this week! Tools for Hybrid and Virtual

March 12th, 2021

17:17

Tools for anywhere learning, some students to use to create with, some for more active learning and more. A few: Canva, PearDeck, Screencastify. Tune …

Learning on Clubhouse this week!

March 8th, 2021

13:59

Are you on Clubhouse? Need an invite?  Here are some of the things that I learned this past week on Clubhouse. Join in my rooms on Saturdays and Sundays, also Monday and Wednesday nights.

Artificial Intelligence in Education: Where do we begin?

March 3rd, 2021

15:06

Want to bring some AI into your classroom? Here are some ways to get started. Join me on Clubhouse for more discussions about AI and other emerging …

Artificial Intelligence in Education: How can we teach our students?

February 23rd, 2021

17:32

Increase in use of AI in the world and in our classrooms. What are resources to explore and how can we get started? Check out Quick Draw, Auto Draw, Teachable Machine, and Will Robots Take My Job

What I learned on Clubhouse this week

February 19th, 2021

13:20

Here are some hacks and 5 tools to explore!  Hope to see you on Clubhouse, join in my rooms on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. 


Learning from Clubhouse!

February 11th, 2021

0:08

A few weeks in, Clubhouse has become a favorite space to connect and learn. Join in my rooms on Saturdays and Sundays and twice during the week, for ThriveinEDU chat.

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Professional Learning: Check out Clubhouse

February 6th, 2021

15:15

Have you heard about Clubhouse?  It is an iOs app and it has been a hot topic over the past few weeks. Learn what it is and how to get started! 


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New year and new connections: PLN

January 25th, 2021

15:22

Wondering how to become more connected? Looking for a space to become part of a PLN? Here are some ideas. Also recommend joining my FB Thrive in EDU group https://www.facebook.com/groups/THRIVEinEDU 

Check out some …

Making Learning Interactive - A few ideas

January 18th, 2021

17:22

Hybrid teaching is not easy and some days I feel like I could have done so much better.  I've decided to try some new ideas, break from the …

Thinking about hybrid

January 11th, 2021

14:14

What if we go back to school the way it was from 2 years ago? What would you want that to look like? What would you take from the hybrid and virtual …

Kicking off the new year

January 4th, 2021

35:24

There are lots of things to look forward to but also some challenges, struggles, that we are all processing. Here are some ideas to start with! Buncee, Blooket, Jamboard, Wakelet, Zigazoo

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Recap of 2020: So much to say!

December 23rd, 2020

11:24

What are your takeaways? The wins? The positives you found this year?

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Reflecting on 2020: Lessons Learned from A Challenging Year

December 14th, 2020

19:37

Looking back over 2020 and what we have learned about our work as educators. What challenges have we faced as we transition through in-person, to virtual to hybrid? What worries you about your work? Sharing my …

Tools for Anywhere Learning

December 7th, 2020

13:48

Tools that are beneficial regardless of where learning is taking place. Check out Buncee, Formative, Nearpod, Blooket, Bingo Baker, Gimkit, Quizizz, …

Working through Hybrid Teaching

November 30th, 2020

17:33

There are definitely challenges when it comes to hybrid teaching and I've been working through a few. However, there are a lot of positives too. Being able to see  some of the students and work together has been a …

Thinking about Hybrid and Remote Learning

November 23rd, 2020

16:02

What are the challenges, benefits, frustrations of what we are experiencing as educators and students?  Some of my experiences and ideas/hacks for making it work! 

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Teacher Wellness Ideas

November 16th, 2020

15:18

Check out the Teacher Wellness posts from Edutopia

 Definitely recommend the app JabuMind!  Check it out today, more to come about JabuMind!

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Zigazoo: Student Created Videos!

November 9th, 2020

11:02

I learned about Zigazoo a few weeks ago and have had fun exploring the videos created by kids! Zigazoo looks and feels like popular social media …

SEL in the virtual space

November 2nd, 2020

15:30

Ideas for meeting SEL needs virtually.

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Collaborating: Building Skills

October 26th, 2020

17:03

Ideas for promoting collaboration whether in the classroom or virtually. Check out some of the tools mentioned.  Also join my ThriveinEDU Facebook …

Telling our stories: Ideas for students

October 19th, 2020

18:15

Ideas for storytelling in the digital age. 

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Digital Citizenship and Media Literacy

October 12th, 2020

14:12

Navigating the fake news, building digcit skills

Check out Flipgrid/Wonderopolis

Adobe Photoshop:

Ideas for collaboration and creation

October 5th, 2020

13:39

Looking for new ideas or versatile tools to have students create and explore? Check out this episode and also, join my ThriveinEDU Facebook

Ideas and tools for the new year

September 28th, 2020

18:07

PBL, collaboration, giving feedback and more! Wonderopolis, Thrively, Padlet, Wakelet, Trello, Anchor, Synth and Flipgrid

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Back to school: first few weeks

September 21st, 2020

13:21

What are your challenges your successes your experiences in these first few weeks of the new school year? Here are some of mine and how I'm working …

Back to School: Challenges and Solutions

September 14th, 2020

13:47

How is your experience?

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Supporting One Another: Mentoring and Facing the New Year

September 8th, 2020

15:37

Importance of being a mentor and finding a mentor for ourselves. 

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Learning, Growing and Avoiding Burnout

August 24th, 2020

17:00

Preparing for the start of the year, 

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Starting the year with a focus on self-care

August 17th, 2020

6:37

10 ideas to find balance, or do something each day for self-care

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Connections and Presence

August 10th, 2020

14:59

Navigating in the Digital World: Creating our Space for this School Year

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Reflecting and Growing: Planning

August 4th, 2020

13:08

Ideas to help us reflect, for our students to become more reflective and build SEL skills. PBL and more!

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Mentally Preparing and Getting Ready for the year

July 27th, 2020

15:11

Ideas for starting the year, things I have learned about the value of sharing our story, and the power of connecting as we embrace the unknown this …

Season 2: ThriveinEDU Show and group

July 21st, 2020

10:42

Please join in my weekly show on Learning Revolution.com under SHOWS, ThriveinEDU on Wednesdays at 4pm Eastern. I have a different guest or guests …

Digital Citizenship: Recap of my show with Jennifer Casa-Todd

July 16th, 2020

7:33

Join in my weekly show on LearningRevolution.com.  A recent guest was my good friend, Jennifer Casa-Todd. We discussed the importance of digcit and …

Preparing Now - In between, what can we do?

July 13th, 2020

13:48

Ideas for focusing on preparing for the unknown. 

 Also to join in my weekly show on www.learningrevolution.com on Wednesdays, 4:00 pm EST   A …

What now? Planning and Being Proactive

July 6th, 2020

13:42

What are some things that we can work on now, that will benefit us in  the new school year, regardless of where learning takes place

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Learning, Thinking Ahead and Planning for the Unknown

June 29th, 2020

15:03

What have we learned and what can we do better?  Planning for the Unknown

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Relationships, SEL and Focus

June 22nd, 2020

11:29

Take time to breathe, focus on  what is most important: Relationships

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Listening to Students and Planning Ahead

June 15th, 2020

13:05

Make time to ask students for feedback and use their input  to  guide your next steps for summer learning and planning  ahead. 

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Lessons Learned and Reflections to Inform the Future

June 10th, 2020

9:24

Reflecting on lessons learned and plans  moving forward, focused on discussion after my recent blog post.  Getting Through

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My thoughts and how I'm processing and planning forward.

June 8th, 2020

7:55

Finding the words to say and the actions to take can be a challenge, I'm working through and making sure I connect, looking to learn and grow.

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5 Quick Ways to Start with AR/VR and Have Fun Creating

June 1st, 2020

15:31

5 fun  tools to create with AR/VR 

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Thinking about the end of the year, planning forward

May 26th, 2020

9:35

Reflections on progress, plans for the future, new ideas and fun activities

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Educating all learners during COVID 19

May 22nd, 2020

12:51

Check out the  EALA: Educating All Learners Alliance, a project focused on providing resources and  support for special education.

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Checking In and Our New Routines

May 18th, 2020

12:39

Check in on family and friends, make sure your students are doing okay. Every moment matters. 

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SEL and wellness: Taking care of our school community

May 14th, 2020

13:45

Sharing ideas and considerations for wellness and helping each other during the pandemic and every day.

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Unconventional Ideas: The time is now to try some

May 11th, 2020

10:35

Explore unconventional ideas and how to bring  about positive changes in our classrooms, remotely and in person. Check out my book Unconventional Ways to Thrive in EDU.

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Reopening Our Schools: Thoughts and Reflections

May 7th, 2020

12:25

What do you think needs to happen? What will our schools look like? Inspired by NPR article and my own thoughts.

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Pondering the look of school

May 4th, 2020

10:50

Some thoughts  about school, classes, precautions, and things  to consider now as we prepare for our return to the classroom. 

Great article that I …

Breathe

April 30th, 2020

11:05

Ideas

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Innovation and Remote Learning

April 27th, 2020

16:55

Innovation does not mean technology. Take some risks, try something new, ideas for students and families. 

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Thoughts about Remote Learning, Communicating and Transitions

April 23rd, 2020

10:21

Think about best ways to communicate, focus on transitions that may happen fast, as our closures did. Prepare for the return to school by taking some …

Finding Balance and Connecting in the midst of chaos

April 20th, 2020

12:22

How can we find balance now? What should we do? Stay connected, make time for you, take breaks. Just some ideas for how to plan days and find some …

Creating a supportive virtual learning space

April 16th, 2020

10:56

Why we need to focus on connecting and how. 

I use Zoom and this is how I set it up and  why I am glad that I did. 

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Ideas for Educators & Families

April 13th, 2020

10:54

Looking  for tools for learning, here are ideas that families can enjoy too. Try Gimkit, Kahoot!, Quizizz, for games or Buncee and Flipgrid for …

Tips for Remote Learning after two weeks

April 9th, 2020

10:37

Just some thoughts to share about things to consider, what has worked, tips, and hopefully some ideas to try.

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Ways to Connect Remotely

April 6th, 2020

14:25

Chats, Audio, Video and Meetings

Bachchannel chat, Anchor, GoSynth, Padlet, Buncee, Zoom,  Google Meet, Google Hangouts

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The Importance of Connecting During Remote Learning

April 2nd, 2020

11:45

Some ways to foster connections during remote learning. Access is important, make sure families and students have access to information and resources. Next, how will you communicate? We still need to have social …

Here We Go: Remote Learning, Learning as we go

March 30th, 2020

12:08

Pace yourself, we are all learning and adjusting. 

Find a tool like Buncee, where you can create a video, link resources, teach a lesson, have …

Exploring the World from Our Classroom

March 26th, 2020

15:17

Ideas to immerse students more in learning, global collaborations and explorations. 

See Buncee, Nearpod. Flipgrid, CoSpaces EDU, Merge EDU, Google …

Advice from students and Focusing on our Why

March 23rd, 2020

14:57

Continuation from prior episode, with advice from students. Be creative. Be supportive.  Make connections. Take risks with learning. Encourage and Inspire. 

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Focus on the Why/ Seeing the Student

March 16th, 2020

14:03

Reflect on your experience. Share your story, lean in and listen more and see the student, not the behavior. I recommend reading the book Lost at …

Sharing Our Story: Pushing Ourselves Professionally

March 9th, 2020

13:33

Share your story: Podcast, Blog, Periscope. Start with one and use it as a way to reflect and share your ideas. Your story needs to be told.

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Professional Learning Spaces: Making Connections

March 2nd, 2020

10:18

Some ideas for learning and growing with your PLN

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TCEA Highlights from a week of Learning

February 24th, 2020

13:35

Carl Hooker and Adam Phyall Session

Jaime Donally AR/VR

Claudio Zavala, Amy Storer, Brian Romero Smith and Marialice Curran - Creativity is my Jam

Laura Steinbrink - Train like a NAVY SEAL

Lori Gracey - The Future is …

BETT Experience: Part 2

February 20th, 2020

12:19

The BETT experience, part II: The Space, Technology and the People

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Buncee and BETT

February 17th, 2020

10:08

An amazing opportunity to be with Buncee  at BETT in London.  Being able to share the possibilities for creating with Buncee and how Microsoft's …

Tools to Check out this year!

February 10th, 2020

12:16

Here are some favorites: Buncee, Gimkit, Nearpod, Wakelet, Synth, Anchor, Voxer

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Conferences: FETC and Professional Learning!

February 3rd, 2020

12:41

Some of my takeaways from FETC  and conferences in general. 

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Sharing Who We Are as Educators and Connecting

January 30th, 2020

10:18

How to share our experiences, learn and grow together

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Pushing Through Challenges: Connecting and Growing

January 22nd, 2020

17:37

Follow up to a conversation. Importance of being a risk-taker, connecting, not being afraid to ask for help

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Professional Learning: 5 Ideas for Any Schedule

January 11th, 2020

16:56

Five ways that I find time for personal and professional  development.

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New Year, New Goals and One Word

January 6th, 2020

8:41

Do you make resolutions? I think more about goals, being intentional about  changes I would like to make and reflecting. Relentless pursuit of growth.

Ideas for the New Year

December 30th, 2019

14:52

Ideas for the new year after time to relax  and recharge. Focus on relationships, family engagement, learning spaces and more.

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Future of Education and Work: Follow-up to Panel!

December 23rd, 2019

13:11

We had a Tweet and Talk (EduMatch) last night, and the discussion was the 2nd part of a talk on the future of education and work. A great panel and so I wanted to share what we discussed and some of my own thoughts for …

Coding and Computational Thinking! Resources to Get Started!

December 16th, 2019

12:52

Check out code.org and look to twitter for the #hourofcode hashtag!

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Coding: How does it benefit students and educators?

December 10th, 2019

16:04

Check out the Hour of Code and Code.org site

Also try Code Academy, Hopscotch, Brain Pop, MIT Scratch, Girls Who Code, Khan Academy

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Global PBL: How to Connect Our Classrooms

December 6th, 2019

11:36

How we made more powerful connections during PBL: Edmodo, Flipgrid, Padlet, Synth, Buncee and Nearpod

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PBL: Authentic and High-Quality

December 2nd, 2019

15:22

I learned that I was not truly doing authentic PBL in my classes. Here are some resources and ways to provide a better and more authentic experience …

Ideas to Promote Personalized Learning

November 25th, 2019

14:42

Some ideas for creating more personalized learning experiences for students. Examples PBL, Blended Learning and  Station Rotations. 

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Collaboration and Promoting SEL

November 18th, 2019

12:34

Five ways to build collaborative skills in the Classroom,

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Social Emotional Learning: Ways to Build SEL in the Classroom

November 4th, 2019

11:01

SEL, check out the Casel.org site for information and materials for use in your classroom.

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Classroom Collaboration: 5 Ideas for Promoting Collaborative Learning

October 28th, 2019

15:49

Here are five ways that I have tried to create more active learning in my classroom. 

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Learning Experiences to Prepare Our Students

October 21st, 2019

11:57

What happens if we offer more choices for students to learn and design their education?  What are the skills that students need for now and the future?


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Preparing for the Future: What do our students need?

October 14th, 2019

10:02

Some ideas of how to prepare students for the future of work and learning.

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Artificial Intelligence in Education: What Do We Need to Know?

October 7th, 2019

7:40

Ideas about AI and how it can be used in education, resources to explore

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Movement in the Classroom: Student Engagement!

September 30th, 2019

16:06

A space in which students take a more active role, transforms students from consumers to creators and the former teacher-centered classroom into a …

The importance of mentoring in Education

September 24th, 2019

9:58

Mentoring and why it is important. 5 ideas for connecting and forming a mentorship.


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Making time for Self-care: Ten ideas for Educators and Anyone!

September 18th, 2019

8:24

Check out my blog at www.Rdene915.com

Learn about my books In Other Words and  The  Future is Now, bit.ly/Pothbooks


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Episode #1 EdTechRogue

July 4th, 2018

2:37

My first podcast, random thoughts, please let me know if you want to be a guest, respond, anything. Definitely welcome some feedback..

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