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Jake Miller: Growing Your EdTech Integration Mindset

Overthrowing Education

Release Date: 10/18/2021

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Overthrowing Education

My special guest is an educational tech expert, IT superstar and STEAM teacher, Yossie Frankel (and he’s also my husband!). I finally get to record a conversation about one of the most important changes we should make in education: Cross-curricular subject blending. Yossie and I chat about why it’s so important and how to do it seamlessly (including PBL).  And find out about what Yossie calls, “The Westly Crusher Effect”, my new acronym for all subject blending, and how Yossie’s augmented reality prediction is similar to a Korean Drama plot. Then we play the 5-Minute Game Show...

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In honor of May being Mental Health Awareness Month, I invited longtime educator and author, Deborah Farmer Kris as my guest to offer organic and meaningful ways to integrate SEL through cultivating awe, generating play-based learning and other seamless paths. This is also a great episode for parents, so please pass it on! And you won’t want to miss Deborah’s victorious The 5-Minute Game Show. My special thanks to Deborah Farmer Kris for being my guest and to Yossie Frankel for once again lending his awesome announcer voice for the Edu-Play-Arama fauxmercial. Don’t forget to check out...

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In this episode, the tables are turned.  I was a guest on Shane Lawrence’s The Ed Podcast and we talked about so many important ways that we can begin to really overthrow education for the better including inquiry and game-based learning, authentic creative assessments and why I compare traditional education to a rotary phone and what it’s going to take to upgrade to a smart phone (metaphorically speaking). When Shane interviewed me, it was at the beginning of 2020 and it aired on March 5th of 2020 (Cue ominous music). Needless to say, much has changed since then. You know many about...

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Jacob Johnson, aka Grade Slayer shares his continuing journey on going gradeless and gives help for any teacher who wants to start. This is my fourth episode that deals specifically with going gradeless or ungrading and each episode adds a different dimension which brings more to the conversation- one of the most important conversations in education right now. And of course, at the end of our discussion, Jacob is subjected to The 5-Minute Game Show. The fauxmercial is a parody of those old record compilations commercials, and the incredibly talented was kind enough to record the songs for me....

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On this episode I welcome back amazing educator and author, Matt Miller. After this episode, check out his appearance way back on episode 10. He is truly one of the best resources for teachers out there, and he again shares some of his wisdom, techniques, and tech tools to take your teaching to the next level no matter where you are in your career or what you’re teaching. Check the links below for great resources! Please share this podcast with every educator and parent you know! And don’t forget to order your I’d like to give special thanks to Matt Miller for joining me again, and to...

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Shane Lawrence, veteran educator, and the long-time host of The Ed Podcast shares some wisdom he has learned and gained from all of the educators on his podcast over hundreds of episodes as well as his students. It covers both bigger picture and  lot of practical ideas. Because Shane teaches, among other things, film studies and film production we talk about ways to incorporate filmmaking into any subject, and after our interview, I share more ways to use video making in your class. Also, you won’t want to miss the film-themed The 5-Minute Game Show written by associate producer, Eve...

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For this series, on each mini-episode, I share one quick idea that can be applied to any subject. Some of them you may have already mastered, or maybe just tried once, or hadn’t even thought about yet.   Today’s DISCOVER assessment idea is a riff on a really fun improv game called Sports Announcers. Need help getting started? Wanna share something cool your students have done? Any questions? DM me on Twitter @BatshevaFrankel or IG @Batsheva.Frankel See for more information about great assessments.  

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On this episode I have an incredibly insightful and super practical conversation with veteran educator and author Katie White. Perhaps if every educator put student-self assessment in the easy to implement way Katie describes, we would raise the level of learning %100, as well as raising the level of joy in learning for students. I want to welcome back my new associate producer, Eve Hirschman to the show. If you are a long-time listener or you’ve dug back into older episodes, which I highly recommend, you might remember that Eve wrote and co-wrote some of the early fauxmercials and game...

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My guest, Barbara Heller, and I discuss how to integrate mindful meditation into your class routine to help your students feel centered, more focused and open up their channels to creativity, which can benefit all subjects.  Barbara is not only a thoughtful and passionate educator but also a published author, voice over artist, award winning film writer, director, playwright, and songwriter who also writes an original and evolving curriculum infusing mindfulness and creativity called “Meditate and Create.” In addition, she hosts a podcast called See One Beautiful Soul about what she...

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My guest is educational leader Matthew Woods, host of the podcast Leading Out of the Woods. Our discussion covers a lot of different important and timely issues – including how to address and ease teacher and educational leader burn-out, and how to cultivate and also be strong leaders. We also play a very wacky, and very different kind of The 5-Minute Game Show. And Matthew definitely earns his Overthrowing Education mug. You don’t even have to be subjected to my game show to get your own Overthrowing Mug (or T-shirt, tote bag or hoodie). My special thanks to Matthew Woods, whose books we...

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In this episode amazing educator and Ed Tech sage Jake Miller, host of the podcast Educational Duct Tape, and I discuss some great tech tools and how to make sure they enhance, not distract from, your lessons. We also laugh. A lot.

In our chat, Jake talks about his new book, Educational Duct Tape: An EdTech Integration Mindset. And you won’t want to miss him play The 5-Minute Game Show, because not only does he nail it, but it’s also pretty funny. And if that isn’t enough, the multi-talented Jake Miller is also the announcer in the “Dynamic Duct Tape” fauxmercial.

Special thanks to Jake for all of the above!

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