Episode 75 - Jennie Magiera

November 1st, 2017

We interrupt Game 7 of the World Series to chat with best selling author and Chief Programming Office for EdTech Team, Jennie Magiera. We talk with Jennie about her book, Courageous Edventures; some of the perspective she gets while working for EdTech Team; as well as how she as used social media to connect with others struggling with infertility. If you're in Chicago, check out Jennie's favorite places to eat! tinyurl.com/jennielovesfood 

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Episode 74 - ITEC 2017 #itecia

October 22nd, 2017

Devin and Josh are live at the ITEC conference, talking about what makes conferences great and what they've been learning. We are joined by 2017 ISTE Making IT Happen Award winner Stacy Behmer, one of the brains behind ITEC. In addition to the behind the scenes peek, she also shares with us how she got to be the #BestAuntEver.

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Episode 73 - Jumping into Fall

October 4th, 2017

As the calendar turns to October, the guys give their picks for the MLB Postseason and have a great discussion around how we can encourage others to share their failures. 

Why We Need to Share Our Failures: http://leggyrodgers.com/2017/01/02/why-we-need-to-share-our-failures/ 

Sharing is Caring:

Jig Space: https://jig.space/ 

Can Skateboarding Save Our Schools? https://youtu.be/lHfo17ikSpY 

Obvious to You. Amazing to Others: https://youtu.be/xcmI5SSQLmE 


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Episode 72 - Eric Ewald

September 20th, 2017

Tonight the guys welcomed Eric Ewald http://twitter.com/ericewald_iowa, principal from Iowa City, IA. We talked with Eric about his transition from the classroom to being a principal, how Dads as Principals http://twitter.com/dadsasprincipal got started, and getting Dads on Deck off the ground http://dadsondeck.libsyn.com.

Water Cooler: https://yourot.com/parenting-club/2017/5/24/what-are-we-doing-to-our-children  

Sharing is Caring:

iPad Ed Flipboard magazine: https://flipboard.com/@joshallen/ipad-ed-diklshdpz 

Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow's Schools, Today: https://www.amazon.com/Learning-Transformed-Designing-Tomorrows-Schools/dp/1416623892/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1505962591&sr=8-1&keywords=sheninger 

Different Schools for a Different World: https://www.amazon.com/Different-Improvement-Citizenship-Learning-Solutions/dp/1943874107/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1505962640&sr=1-2&keywords=shareski 

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Episode 71 - Back to School 2017

September 6th, 2017

The guys get back to work to kick off season five! We give our opinions related to the much discussed NY Times article Silicon Valley Courts Brand-Name Teachers, Raising Ethics Issues https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/02/technology/silicon-valley-teachers-tech.html and give some late regular season World Series predictions.

Also referenced: http://www.educationdive.com/news/stem-instruction-offers-educational-workforce-benefits-beyond-traditional/503117/ 

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Episode 70 - Laura Gilchrist

April 24th, 2017

Laura Gilchrist http://twitter.com/lauragilchrist4 joins the show to talk about all of the business relationships that are happening in the KC area, where she developed her love for the outdoors, and what we should be doing for Mother's Day this year! Plus, Brent ends the year with a great mic drop!

Blog post: Ludacris raps Llama Llama: https://www.fatherly.com/activities/ludacris-freestyles-dope-version-llama-llama-red-pajama/

Video: Science in America - Neil deGrasse Tyson: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MqTOEospfo 

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Episode 69 - Greg Kulowiec

April 10th, 2017

Greg Kulowiec http://twitter.com/gregkulowiec joins the guys to talk virtual reality in education and the fine line of introducing technology to young kids.

Posts of the week:

Devin: Why Journalism May Be the Class of the Future: http://linkis.com/spencerauthor.com/6ktLN 

Greg: EdTech Teacher VR Page http://edtechteacher.org/vr 


Brent: Teaching Students Ethics & Responsibility Through the Use of Technology: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPB0MGkgteY 

Greg: Mars Bus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5JTb_7qv78 

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Episode 68 - Aaron Maurer

March 27th, 2017

Tonight we revisit our NCAA picks and welcome Aaron Maurer http://twitter.com/coffeechugbooks to the show! Aaron talks about the videos he has been creating with his daughter and what it takes to get makers in the classroom.

Book of the week: Escaping the School Leader’s Dunk Tank - How to prevail when others want to see you drown - by Rebecca Coda & Rick Jetter

Podcast: Moonlight Graham podcast https://www.moonlightgrahamshow.com/ 

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Episode 67 - State of Education

March 13th, 2017

The guys take some time to discuss the current state of our educational system and where it can be improved by all of us.

Blog post: How Google Chromebooks Conqured Education https://flipboard.com/@joshallen/google-suite-for-education-%23gsuiteedu-%23gafe-it1dragvz/how-google-chromebooks-conquered-schools/a-h3Dtv9c6RPKUa-W_30Db_Q%3Aa%3A1565096-f681111a33%2Fap.org 

Video: Neil deGrasse Tyson: http://linkis.com/www.youtube.com/eRc2k 

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Guestless on the Great Plains

February 27th, 2017

No Devin? No guest? No problem! Brent & Josh discuss virtual reality in education, what innovation looks like, and our thoughts on balancing social media and parenthood. 


Video: https://youtu.be/3E7hkPZ-HTk  

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