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 

Videos:

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. 

http://edtechteacher.org/vr 

Video: https://youtu.be/3E7hkPZ-HTk  

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Episode 65 - Alvin Irby

February 13th, 2017

The guys are joined by Alvin Irby to learn more about Barbershop Books,https://barbershopbooks.org/, his fantastic program to get boys to read more by placing books in barbershops. We also discuss his first book, Gross Gregg and the accompanying website that lets you do math with boogers! http://www.grossgreg.com 

Books of the week: Essentialism – The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown & The Entitlement Cure – Finding Success in Doing Hard Things the Right Way by Dr. John Townsend

Video of the Week: Melissa McCarthy as Sean Spicer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbhz3XcNzGU 

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Episode 64 - Jeff Zoul

January 30th, 2017

Tonight the guys welcome Jeff Zoul http://twitter.com/jeff_zoul to the show to talk about his 35 years in education as well as his "What Great Educators Do Differently" conferences. We also posed the question, "Who is more important, Belichick or Brady?" as well as who the question plays in education.

Book: The Great Cookie Thief app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/great-cookie-thief...-sesame/id536771665?mt=8 

You Tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldh8E6LCLhM&t=1643s 

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Episode 63 - Randy Watson

January 16th, 2017

We are back from winter break with Kansas Education Commissioner Randy Watson http://twitter.com/kscommissioner. We had a great discussion about how he toured the state to help craft the vision for education in Kansas and what his plan is for the future. We also introduce our new website and share a blog post and YouTube channel of the week!

Article of the week: "A better future is possible." https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-11-15-a-better-future-is-possible-ideo-s-sandy-speicher-on-design-thinking-in-schools 

YouTube Channel of the Week: Seeker Stories - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJsSEDFFnMFvW9JWU6XUn0Q 

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