MAGIC Potion EDU
By Keven Rinaman
MAGIC Potion EDUFeb 19, 2021
Episode 048: Hitting Control Alt Achieve with @ericcurts!
In this episode, Keven interviews Eric Curts, a seasoned veteran of education, presenter, author, and an all-around great guy! They talk about all things Google, conferences, and take a spin on the MAGIC wheel. Eric is the author of the book and blog Control Alt Achieve. The book is full of great project ideas and tips for getting started. You can pick up a copy of your own here on Amazon.
Eric is an Authorized Google Education Trainer and a Google Certified Innovator and has had the privilege of providing thousands of hours of training and consulting for schools and organizations all across Ohio and around the country for more than twenty years.
He provides a wide range of services including training, presentations, and consulting with a focus on all things related to Google Apps. You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or discuss your needs and how he can assist you.
Episode 047: My Passion for Effective Teaching with Larry Mumford
In this episode, Keven interviews Larry Mumford, an educator with a zest for the classroom that is sure to leave you inspired! Listen to learn about building a rapport before students even enter your classroom!
Larry Mumford brings 55 years of classroom experience to the teaching-learning process.
He has served as an elementary teacher, principal’s designee, building manager, intervention specialist, literacy coach, and instructional coach in urban, suburban, and parochial schools.
Larry was nominated for Ohio Teacher of the Year on two different occasions and featured in Ohio Schools Publications.
His coaching has been in conjunction with the Ohio Department of Education, the Center for Essential School Reform, the KnowledgeWorks Foundation, the EDWorks Foundation, Cleveland State University, and Independent Consulting.
He has provided Professional Development sessions and follow-through coaching in Grades PreK-12 in Avon Lake, Lorain, Cleveland, Akron, Columbus, Toledo, Dayton, Detroit, Saginaw, and Albany.
To purchase a copy of "My Passion for Effective Teaching" for $15 or to contact Larry, send him an email at Lmumfo@gmail.com
Episode 046: Creating a New Reality with Michael Fricano II
In this episode, Keven discusses the use of augmented and virtual reality in education as well as Makerspaces with Michael Fricano.
Michael is a K-6 Technology Integration Specialist and a MakerEd educator at 'Iolani School. He is also a Google for Education Certified Trainer and an ambassador for many of his favorite EdTech tools!
From 2009 to 2014 he helped transition a public elementary school in Hawaii to become a Google Apps for Education school, which included providing Google Apps training for teachers and students and taking on the role of Google Apps Super Administrator. Now, he serves as a K-6 Technology Integration Specialist and a MakerEd educator at 'Iolani School. He became a Google for Education Certified Trainer in 2014. And he's been providing professional development to public and private schools and at conferences for more than 10 years. He has served as a President for HSTE (Hawaii Society for Technology in Education - ISTE affiliate) and now serves on the Board and leads their PD Committee.
Episode 045: Getting to Know @kathyschrock
In this episode, Keven has a resource-packed conversation with Kathy Schrock. Hear about how to make your conference experiences awesome (virtual and in-person) as well as ways to make your classroom technology situation better for the students you serve.
Kathy Schrock has been a school district Director of Technology, an instructional technology specialist, and a middle school, academic, museum, and public library librarian. She is currently an online adjunct graduate-level professor for Wilkes University (PA) and an independent educational technologist.
She has been involved with technology to support teaching and learning since the early 1990's, and is an Adobe Education Leader, a Google Certified Innovator, an Amazon Teacher Innovator, an Apple Teacher 2016, an Alpha Squirrel, a ThingLink Certified Educator, a MakerBot Curriculum Creator, and a Discovery Education Guru.
In 1995, Kathy created the award-winning site, Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators, to help teachers easily wade through the many resources on the Web. In 1999, she partnered with Discovery Education and maintained the site until late 2012 when the site was retired. Kathy's current online resources may be found on Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything!
In addition to teaching online, Kathy writes, speaks, blogs, tweets, and conducts professional development workshops, presentations, and keynotes both nationally and internationally. She is known for her practical presentations dealing with pedagogically-sound practices for the embedding of technology seamlessly into teaching and learning. Kathy's passions are online tools to support classroom instruction, the role of emerging technologies in the classroom, infographics, tablets in the classroom, assessment and rubrics, copyright and intellectual property, and gadgets of any type! You can find her on Twitter (@kathyschrock), Skype (kathyschrock), LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and on many other social networks!
Episode 044: Finding Creativity Everywhere with @AmandaFoxSTEM
In this episode, Keven discusses STEM, creativity, Esports, and much more with Amanda Fox.
Amanda Fox, is a 7th grade English teacher at Holy Trinity Parish School in Louisville, Kentucky and the founder of STEAMPunksEdu.com and MetaInkPublishing.com. She has taught English Language Arts, Social Studies, Film, Journalism, and enjoys writing, illustrating, and cooking in her free time. Recipient of the 2016 ISTE Emerging Leader Award, recognized as a PBS Digital innovator for her initiatives in enhancing student learning with technology, Fox has also served as President of the Young Educator Network for ISTE, and received the President's Volunteer Award in 2018. She is the author of Teachingland: A Teacher's Survival Guide to the Classroom Apocalypse, Zom-Be A Design Thinker, and Markertown. She has an affinity for coffee mugs, nerdy t-shirts, and can always be found in heels. Learn more or connect with Amanda on Twitter @AmandaFoxSTEM
For more information on booking Amanda for keynotes, workshops, design thinking led sessions, or video conferencing/virtual book readings with your class or school go to the contact page.
Markertown Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/markertown/markertown?ref=8bhey4&token=4df0da8d
Episode 043: Being a Hacker of Leadership with @Joe_Sanfelippo
In this episode, Keven has a conversation with Dr. Joe Sanfelippo (@Joe_Sanfelippo) about leadership and the importance of celebrating success. Joe is a superintendent at the Fall Creek School District in Fall Creek, WI (#GoCrickets). Joe is an award-winning school leader, author, speaker, and all-around great guy. To learn more about Joe and all of the great things he is associated with visit his site: http://www.jsanfelippo.com/ and follow him on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Joe_Sanfelippo
Episode 042: Keeping Your Eyes Open with @DailySTEM
In this episode, Keven has a conversation with Math Teacher, Chris Woods from Michigan. Chris has been a math teacher for over twenty years, is the host of the STEM Every Day Podcast and runs www.dailystem.com. Chris is an advocate for finding STEM in all the things we do on a daily basis and recently published the book, Daily STEM (available on Amazon here).
Episode 041 - #EDUMagic with Dr. Sam Fecich (@SFecich)
MAGIC Potion EDU is BACK and ready to hit the ground running in 2021!
In this episode, we hear the career journey of Dr. Sam Fecich (@SFecich) and the impact educational technology can have with intervention. We also hear about many tools to use in classrooms as well as advice for preservice teachers.
Episode 040: Getting Creative with Your Passions featuring @ClaudioZavalaJr
In this episode, Keven talks about finding your passions and creativity with Claudio Zavala, Jr. Claudio is an Instructional Technology Coach in Texas with over 20 years of experience in education. Listen to learn about the great things going on in his district and much more!
Episode 039: Throwdown with @DHelmEDU
In this episode, Keven discusses the changes in classrooms over the past decade with Dominic Helmstetter (@DhelmEDU). They also discuss books that have made an impact on their classroom and a variety of pedagogical techniques to use in your classroom.
Links to things discussed:
The EduProtocol Field Guide by Marlena Hebern and Jon Corippo
The EduProtocol Field Guide Book 2 by Marlena Hebern and Jon Corippo
Episode 038: Bring it Together with Educational Duct Tape Featuring @JakeMillerTech
In this episode, Keven discusses Educational Duct Tape with Jake Miller including educational technology and backward design.
Episode 037: #Booknoting at FETC with @theipodteacher!
In this episode, Keven discusses the Future of Education Technology Conference with Jon Smith (@theipodteacher). Jon is a former educator turned Teacher Success Manager with Book Creator. They talk about the new concept of Book Noting (sketchnoting with Book Creator), FETC, and share stories from the conference. Listen to learn more!
Episode 036: This "Moment" in App Development with @el_chakka
In this episode of MAGIC Potion EDU, Keven interviews Kevin Chaja (@el_chakka) about his app (Moment AR), app development in the classroom, and what to expect at a large conference.
Episode 035: Find Yourself
Episode 034: It's Time to Get MAGICAL with @tishrich
In this episode, Keven discusses making learning magical for students with educator and author Tisha Richmond. An episode a long time in the making, Keven and Tisha look into a variety of topics that give teachers the opportunity to become better educators professionally while increasing the impact of their classroom on students.
Grab a copy of "Make Learning MAGICAL" on Amazon here.
Learn more about EduMatch here.
Check out the entire lineup from Dave Burgess Consulting, INC here.
Obvious to you, amazing to others video by Derek Sivers.
Hop on over to Tisha's website here.
Episode 033: Your School Rocks with @McLane_Ryan
In this episode, Keven discusses high school wrestling, social media, video newsletters and much more with principal Ryan McLane.
Ryan has been an educator for 20 years as a teacher, coach, and principal. He co-authored the book "Your School Rocks, So Tell People" with Eric Lowe. You can pick up a copy on Amazon here.
Learn more about video newsletters and daily positive messages on the "Your School Rocks" blog here.
Episode 032: Making Waves with @Rushtonh
In this episode, Keven discusses ideas and concepts on learning and teaching with Rushton Hurley.
Rushton's non-profit website: https://www.nextvista.org/
Making Your Teaching Something Special
Episode 001: Where does EdTech Fit In?
Episode 031: Getting Excited for @Esports_Ohio with @nerider
In this episode, Keven discusses the life of a director of technology with Nick Rider. Nick is the Director of Technology at Carey Exempted Village Schools and is leading the charge with Esports Ohio, a grassroots campaign to kick off competitive esports at the high school level.
For more information about Esports Ohio, visit www.esportsohio.org
Need help getting esports started at your school? Check out this presentation to get things going (link)
Join the Esports Ohio Discord Channel (link)
Episode 030: Rounding the Corner
In this episode, Keven discusses the fourth quarter of the school year and things to get your through the grind. Listen to hear about ideas to refresh yourself as an educator find that spark to get you through the year.
Links from the episode:
Book Creator: https://bookcreator.com/
Create! Conference: https://createconference.net/
G-Tech Summit: https://sites.google.com/genoaschools.com/g-techsummit
Find an EdCamp in your area at https://www.edcamp.org/attend
Get a book and read it! I like the Dave Burgess Consulting lineup: https://www.daveburgessconsulting.com/dbcibooks/
What I plan to read this summer, "Make Learning Magical" by Tisha Richmond: https://www.amazon.com/Make-Learning-Magical-Unforgettable-Experiences/dp/1946444995
Episode 029: Getting Focused with @KellyCroy
In this episode, Keven catches up with Kelly Croy. Kelly is an educator, author, artist and speaker. He currently serves as the Director of Innovation and Instruction at Port Clinton City Schools. Over his 28 years in education, Kelly has had a major impact on many students lives and helped to motivate teachers through podcasting, motivational speaking, and is a proven leader.
Kelly is the host of the Wired Educator Podcast, the Future Focused Podcast, author of "Along Came a Leader" and the soon-to-be-published "Unthink Before Bed".
Episode 028: What I Brought Back From Columbus (#OETC19)
In this episode, Keven talks about the sessions, ideas, and tools he encountered at the Ohio Educational Technology Conference in Columbus, Ohio. There is a focus on esports, a variety of tools that were highlighted in sessions, and a dive into the Pear Deck Google Slides add-on.
View notes from #OETC19 attendees for nearly 100 of the sessions by clicking here.
Episode 027: The Mysteries of #EdTech Integration with @cmdanhoff
In this episode, Keven discusses a variety of Education Technology Integration topics and upcoming conferences with Christine Danhoff, Technology Integration Specialist at Genoa Schools.
Visit the conference website for G-Tech Summit here: https://sites.google.com/genoaschools.com/g-techsummit
Episode 026: Takeaways from @FETC
In this episode, Keven discusses the sessions and connections he made at FETC in Orlando, Florida in January 2019.
Episode 025: PBL for the Win! with @LLacrosse
In this episode, Keven discusses a wide variety of topics and the amazing things that happen in Leah LaCrosse's classroom. PBL, iPads, Chromebooks, 3D printing, and more!
Episode 024: Meet Them Where They Are with @MeehanEDU
In this episode, Keven discusses gamification with John Meehan.
John Meehan is a teacher and instructional coach at Bishop O'Connell High School in Arlington, VA. He teaches two classes as well as supporting over 100 teachers with their classroom goals. Students in his classes have the opportunity to learn through a gamified classroom as John looks to grab student attention through using themes from current video games. Below you will find a few examples to use in your own classroom.
Dream Rush Welcome Game: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/14400cyvu7a2nyqB1_KXhLoJw2gaJp_6m7U1ThnQ9jNk/edit?usp=sharing
Dead Web Redemption: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1i8Q3EZ37WrNAeD20UvmpiqXwjjfSyue_7wUMGSPXi6U/edit?usp=sharing
John's Website: https://edrenalinerush.com/
Pexels (Stock Photos): https://www.pexels.com/
The Noun Project (Icons): https://thenounproject.com/
Episode 023: Find Your Creative Bug with @BurgessDave
In this episode, Keven talks about creativity, passion, and enthusiasm with Author, Speaker, Educator and all-around good guy, Dave Burgess.
Dave is a New York Times best-selling author with his book "Teach Like a Pirate". He was a classroom teacher for 17 years before shifting gears to give presentations, workshops, and give other educators a voice through his publishing company.
Visit Dave's website online at https://daveburgess.com/
Purchase a copy of "Teach Like a Pirate" on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Teach-Like-PIRATE-Engagement-Creativity/dp/0988217600
Episode 022: Big School or Small School, We Have the Same Mission with @MnMonster11
Episode 021: Digital Discipleship with @adkopp76
Episode 020: Revolutionizing PD with @RACzyz and the #4OCF
Rich is the author of "The Four O'Clock Faculty: A Rogue Guide to Revolutionizing PD".
Listen to learn more and be sure to check out Rich's blog: fouroclockfaculty.com/
Episode 019: Be Open! with @engelworks
Episode 018: Exceptional Learning In Catholic Schools with @denisebrick
Episode 017: Get Creative with Design Thinking with @MrThomasTran
Episode 016: Pause Now and Get On Twitter with @BarbInNebraska
Episode 015: Step Out of Your Comfort Zone
Episode 014: Augmented and Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Jaime Donally
Be sure to check out Jaime's website: www.arvrinedu.com/
Find out about all of Jaime's great concepts for AR/VR in her book, "Learning Transported": www.iste.org/resources/product?id=4099
Episode 013: The Future Looks Bright with Tom Murray from Future Ready Schools
Tom is the Director of Innovation at Future Ready Schools, a non-profit based in Washington D.C.
Visit Future Ready Schools online: www.futureready.org
Visit Tom's website: www.thomascmurray.com/
Purchase one of the books Tom has worked on at: www.thomascmurray.com/books/
Episode 012: Computer Science for All Ages With Kyle Muir
Visit Fuze Play on the web! www.fuzeplay.io
Purchase the Zubi Flyer! (Listen to the whole episode for a special discount!) fuzeplay.io/products/zubi-flyer-the-first-hackable-frisbee
Episode 011: Creating a Startup Culture in Your School with Becky Shiring
Episode 010: Tools to Kick Off The New School Year!
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