Updated: Jun 27, 2022
Welcome back, EduMagicians. Today, I am with me Laurie Guyon. She is the Coordinator for Model Schools at WSWHE BOCES in Saratoga Springs, New York, and a trainer with NYSCATE. Laurie was named one of the NextGen: Emerging EdTech Leaders for 2020 with CoSN. She is an ISTE Certified Educator. Laurie is part of the first DigCit Institute Global Impactor Cohort. Laurie is an NYSCATE Social Media Team member and Volunteer Hall of Fame. Laurie is on the leadership teams for ISTETEN, ISTESTEM, and ISTEDSN.
Laurie has presented at many conferences and taught workshops at Skidmore College and the Greater Capital District Teacher Center on integrating technology into literacy. Laurie recently completed her SBL and SDL certification and was an adjunct professor for SUNY, where she taught Digital Age Learning. You will learn about Laurie's teaching journey at the show's beginning. Today, we are discussing educational technology with a purpose. Here we go!
Keep learning something new all the time
Be a passionate lifelong learner
Failing forward - it's OK to show that you are NOT perfect - no one is perfect. Keep learning from your mistakes and reflect upon them.
Select a tech tool based on the learning outcome for your students.
Most of the time you spend on a tool is on the front end - getting used to it and how to use it.
Make connections with content and students' everyday lives as much as possible.
Learn with your students!
Resources mentioned in this episode
Nearpod - engage students with your presentations through checks for understanding. Allows constant feedback from your students. You can have it set up to go with the teacher or student-paced mode. Everyone is responsible for their learning and has different pieces of content to engage with during the lesson.
Buncee EDU - Tool for students and teachers alike to create. Have students show what they know differently. Students can share their content and record content too!
Kami and See-Saw - Annotate PDFs and provide feedback to students.
Connect with Laurie Guyon
Coordinator for Model Schools and NYSCATE Trainer
WSWHE BOCES Saratoga Springs, NY
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