We reached 100! A talk with the great Sam Patterson @sampatue about his experience teaching coding with elementary/middle school students. Sam, author of the book: Beyond The Hour Of Code, has a number of great ideas for you as Hour of Code week approaches. Join Amy Fadeji, David Theriault, and Jon Samuelson as we talk programming.
Released for International Podcast Day, Amy Fadeji @mrsfadeji, David Theriault @davidtedu, and Jon Samuelson @jonsamuelson release a chat from the summer. The three hosts talk about ISTE 2016 and the upcoming school year. There is also a surprise appearance from Check This Out! co-host Brian Briggs @bribriggs.
Principal Toby Price talks education and parenting students with autism on this episode. He also shares some of his ISTE 16 takeaways, and how excited he is for the upcoming school year. Toby is @jedipadmaster on the "Twitters" and he shares some great stories about being a parent AND an educator.
A chat with Roberto Greco about unschooling and other topics. Rob just finished up the year teaching at Hillbrook School in Los Gatos. He has a great take on how learners should learn, and uses this philosophy by unschooling with his own children. Austin Kleon was mentioning Rob on Twitter, so we are hoping that one of my heroes will listen to this episode. Crossing fingers!
Tips and tricks in a discussion about Pokemon Go. David Theriault (Level 17 on 7/19) and Jon Samuelson (Level 18 on 7/19) have a discussion on how to get started. There are some interesting observations that we can learn from how Pokemon Go has taken off. We invite people to take a listen and hear from people that REALLY play the game.