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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

  • April 14 — Supporting Families During the Pandemic: Coping with Stress, Anxiety, and Grief
  • April 21 — Managing Transitions Back to the Classroom
  • April 28 — Reassembling After Loss: Putting the Pieces Together for a New Picture
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Tech Talk for Teachers Podcast April 7, 2021 17 min

#34 – Caring for Students During Pandemic Learning

Explore tips to help students reduce the stress and anxiety that has accompanied the learning process this year with practical strategies to promote self-awareness and self-regulation.

Featured Guests
Paul Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Rena Clark
Digital Learning Coach
Pamela Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Tech Talk for Teachers Podcast March 31, 2021 21 min

#33 – How to Prioritize Self-Care: Developing Your SEL Toolkit

In the second episode of our SEL series, we talk about how to take time to build a personalized SEL toolkit, which starts with a need to understand our self-care bias and to identify daily practices to alleviate stress and help us find moments of joy.

Featured Guests
Paul Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Rena Clark
Digital Learning Coach
Pamela Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Tech Talk for Teachers Podcast March 24, 2021 19 min

#32 – Refuel, Recharge, and Recover: Teacher Self-Care

Join us for the first episode in a six-part series focused on supporting the social and emotional health of teachers, students, and families during COVID-19.

Featured Guests
Paul Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Rena Clark
Digital Learning Coach
Pamela Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Tech Talk for Teachers Podcast March 17, 2021 26 min

#31 – Digging Deeper Into Project-Based Learning

You are already doing so many great things, but what if you could make some adjustments and engage students in authentic, real-world problem-solving? Join us as we dive deep into project-based learning.

Featured Guests
Paul Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Rena Clark
Digital Learning Coach
Pamela Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Tech Talk for Teachers Podcast March 10, 2021 18 min

#30 – Teacher Insights with Annie Tremonte

Welcome back to Teacher Insights! Meet Annie Tremonte, a Digital Learning Coach and ELA/Social Studies Facilitator in the Renton School District in Washington. Annie talks about her experiences with project-based learning, sharing how she has learned to embrace the complexity and the messiness of the process to provide her students with real-world problem-solving opportunities.

Featured Guests
Paul Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Rena Clark
Digital Learning Coach
Pamela Beckermann
PreK-12 Digital Learning Specialist
Tech Talk for Teachers Podcast March 3, 2021 26 min

#29 – 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
Tech Talk for Teachers Podcast February 24, 2021 24 min

#28 – 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
Tech Talk for Teachers Podcast February 17, 2021 24 min

#27 – 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