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Welcome to Tech Talk for Teachers! With our classrooms changing at a faster pace than we’ve ever seen, teachers need easy-to-implement strategies to support their students online.

Tech Talk for Teachers is a podcast that will transform today’s students into tomorrow’s empowered digital learners. Our leading education innovators provide immediately applicable digital strategies and tech tips during engaging, down-to-earth conversations that address the challenging topics we are facing in our classrooms today.

This podcast is filled with warmth, humor, and practical suggestions you can immediately apply in your classroom. Whether teaching in a remote, hybrid, or blended-learning classroom, we will provide you with teaching strategies to empower your students and ensure equity as you engage with them online.

Upcoming Episodes

  • March 10 — Teacher Insights with Special Guest, Annie Tremonte
  • March 17 — Digging Deeper into Project-Based Learning
  • March 24 — Refuel, Recharge, and Recover: Teacher Self-Care
  • March 31 — How to Prioritize Self-Care: Developing a SEL Toolkit for Staff
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Podcast March 3, 2021 26 min

Engage Students with Project-Based Learning

Discover how to help students develop skills for living in a knowledge-based society through the implementation of project-based learning.

Featured Guests
Paul Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Rena Clark
Digital Learning Coach
Pamela Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Podcast February 24, 2021 24 min

Teacher Insights with Julie Beaver

Welcome to Teacher Insights! This week, our guest is Julie Beaver, a middle school and high school math and world language teacher from Zimmerman Middle/High School in Zimmerman, Minnesota.

Featured Guests
Paul Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Rena Clark
Digital Learning Coach
Pamela Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Podcast February 17, 2021 24 min

Create an Engaged Learner Journey with the Hybrid Model

Let’s explore how to make hybrid learning manageable through the use of six different methods that place student ownership of learning at the center of the practice.

Featured Guests
Paul Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Rena Clark
Digital Learning Coach
Pamela Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Podcast February 10, 2021 23 min

Teacher Insights with Leif Voltz

Welcome to Teacher Insights! This week our guest is Leif Voltz, a middle school Science Teacher from Elk River, Minnesota.

Featured Guests
Paul Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Rena Clark
Digital Learning Coach
Pamela Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Podcast February 3, 2021 22 mins

Learning to Embrace the Hybrid Model of Instruction During Distance Learning

Featured Guests
Paul Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Rena Clark
Digital Learning Coach
Pamela Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Podcast January 27, 2021 26 min

Teacher Insights with Trentino Parcells

Welcome to Teacher Insights—a new series where we will regularly talk with teachers from around the country and beyond about their current classroom experience. Our first guest is Trentino Parcells, a fourth grade teacher from Medellín, Columbia.

Featured Guests
Paul Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Rena Clark
Digital Learning Coach
Pamela Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Podcast January 20, 2021 21 min

Guide, Inspire, and Empower Students Through Blended Learning

Explore how three blended-learning models may help you provide structure to your classroom and inspire your students to succeed in a virtual or hybrid learning environment.

Featured Guests
Paul Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Rena Clark
Digital Learning Coach
Pamela Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Podcast January 13, 2021 21 min

Empower Students by Allowing Them Control of Pace, Place, Path, and Time in Blended Learning

Explore the four key elements of blended learning and how to apply them to your current teaching context to engage and motivate students.

Featured Guests
Paul Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Rena Clark
Digital Learning Coach
Pamela Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist