April 27, 2014

Technology and Administration with Jessica Johnson - HoET009

Technology and Administration with Jessica Johnson - HoET009

In this episode of House of #EdTech, I speak to Jessica Johnson, a tech-savvy Principal who shares her views on a variety of technologies that she's used as a teacher and now employs as a school leader.


Jessica Johnson, a tech-savvy Principal, shares her views on a variety of technologies that she’s used as a teacher and now employs as a school leader.

 
Thank you to Julie Greller for naming the House of #EdTech in her recent blog post, “The Best 30 Technology and Education Podcasts.
 
I also want to give a shout out and recognize Jessica Runtz, a middle school Latin teacher, from NC, that recently started a blog with a gentle nudge from me. Her first post shares her reasons for becoming a teacher and it’s a great read. Check it out here!
 
I have also been nominated for 2014 Bammy! Award. I have been nominated in the category of “Talk Show Host” for my work on this very podcast. If you have enjoyed what I’m doing and would like to support this nomination please click here to vote for me.
 

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Jessica Johnson is an elementary school principal and district testing coordinator in Dodgeland, Wisconsin. Jessica has a true passion for reading, writing, the power of Twitter. She is a leader who coaches her colleagues and wants her staff to succeed as much as her students. She is a tri-host of the PrincipalCast Podcast (Sundays @ 9:30PM EST) and she co-moderates #EduCoach chat on Twitter (Wednesdays @ 10PM EST).
 
Purchase a copy of Jessica’s first book, Adventures in Blockworld: A Novel for the Young Minecraft Fans
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#EdTech Thought

Why are teachers afraid of social media? Should teachers be afraid of social media? How can you shed your fears of social media?

#EdTech Recommendation

The Answer Pad & Tap It Free
 
The Free, Enhanced Student Dialogue System for B.Y.O.D.
 
The Answer Pad in conjunction with the Tap It app is a student response system, with the typical select response question types that can be pushed out to the students. M/C, T/F, Yes/No, Fill in are a given. What makes them unique is the graphical nature of the tool, the template backgrounds that come with The Answer Pad and the built in digital portfolio.
Download Tap It Free!

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Craig Yen – Craig is one of THE go to educators on Twitter! If you’re lucky enough to be in a chat with Mr. Yen then there will be no shortage of links and information being tweeted and re-tweeted by him.
 
Craig is an 11-yr veteran teacher in San Francisco, California where he teaches 5th grade. He uses the flipped model of instruction and is a true “#EdTech Fanboy.”
 
He is Cal Berkeley grad with a BS in Econ/Statistics and he earned his teaching credentials and MA in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix.
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