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Learning How To Navigate Your Way Through The School Year as a Tech Coach – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick welcome a roundtable of Tech Coaches onto the podcast to discuss the most important topics facing Tech Integration Coaches today! In this episode, we discuss: Reflections and reactions from Episode 21: Best PD Methods What do you do if a PD session doesn’t go as planned … during the presentation? Tech…

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10 Not So Popular Chrome Extensions That Every Tech Coach Should Know About – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick discuss their favorite Chrome Extensions that every Tech Coach should have in their back pocket when working with teachers. In this episode, we discuss: Reflections and reactions to last week’s episode How do you plan for attending mega-conferences such as FETC and ISTE? How do you plan your presentations differently when…

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What Do You Do When Your Teachers … Don’t Get It? – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick discuss several strategies for working with teachers of all grade levels, subject levels, and most important, skill levels.  It’s easy to create one type of professional development session, but what happens when you are working with a group and a teacher is struggling to understand certain concepts.   In today’s podcast,…

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How to Provide Leadership and Direction In Your School District as a Tech Coach – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick discuss the many hats that a Tech Coach wears during the day.  It’s always important to remember that as a Tech Coach you represent not just the teaching staff, but the administrative direction of district policy as well.   In this episode, we discuss: Reflections and reactions What do you do…

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What Makes a Great Presentation Topic For Your Next Faculty Meeting? – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick discuss how Tech Coaches can impress not just one teacher but an faculty by choosing and pulling off the perfect faculty meeting presentation.   In this episode, we discuss: Reflections and reactions to Episode 24 “How to Provide Direction” Question: What happens if you are trying to lead but find yourself actually…

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What Can Tech Coaches Learn from Attending Large Tech Conferences? – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | | More In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick look back on a fantastic trip to the FETC Conference.  Later in the episode, we sit down for a conversation with Sam Brooks and Lance Key to discuss how their school district is personalizing learning in their school district. In this episode, we discuss: Reflections and reactions to FETC Jeff’s Experiences…

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6 Ways an Instructional Coach can find their Tech Coach Teaching Style – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick discuss different types of coaching styles and how a new Tech Coach can find his/her own voice within the position. In this episode, we discuss: Reflections and reactions on episode 25: What Makes a Good Faculty Meeting Presentation? What do you do when you know you are being set up for…

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Learn 5 Of the Most Important Topics Facing Tech Coaches Today! – Education Article

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” we host our November Tech Coach RoundTable where we bring on other Tech Coaches to discuss recent topics from our podcast. In this episode, we discuss: Reflections and reactions from Episode 26 “Finding Your Teaching Style” Tech Coach Mastermind 2019 January through February www.TeacherCast.net/AskTheTechCoachMastermind $300 Full Price TC50 to get $50 off price 2-3 Monthly Meetings Monthly Breakout Sessions to help you learn How to Coach with a Learning Management System How…

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How to Present Multi-Hour Workshops at Large Conferences – Education Article

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick dissect the dreaded “multi-hour workshop presentation” and provide key tips, tricks, and strategies for your next large conference workshop presentation or school based professional development day.   In this episode, we discuss: Reflections and reactions from Episode 27: November Tech Coach Round Table How and when should you be creative with your presentation topics? Join us LIVE on December 13 for EdChat Interactive at 8:00 PM Eastern Join our…

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Should Tech Coaches Start Thinking Like Administrators? The TeacherCast Educational Network – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick welcome Educoach cofounder Shira Leibowitz and Tech Coach Kitty Tripp onto the podcast to help us learn how to create a culture of professional learning in our school districts. In this episode, we discuss: Reflections and Reactions Coppa/Ferpa Presentation for Mastermind Members Creating a Culture of Change in your School District…

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Find Out Why It’s Important For Tech Coaches To Collaborate With Each Other – Education Article

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick welcome members of the Tech Coach Mastermind to discuss why it’s important for Coaches to have a solid support system with other Coaches. In this episode, we discuss: Reflections and reactions from Mastermind Cohort 1 Sign Up Today to get on the list and be notified when it launches! $50 off using the coupon “TC50” Membership in an exclusive team of Tech Coaches Peer to Peer Mentoring 2 Monthly…

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5 Things Tech Coaches Can Do To Keep Organized During the Holidays – Education Article

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick discuss the upcoming holiday season and share their list of 5 Important Things Tech Coaches can be doing during the holiday season. In this episode, we discuss: Reflections and reactions from Episode 29 “Tech Coach Collaborations” Sign Up Today to get on the list and be notified when it launches! $50 off using the coupon “TC50” Membership in an exclusive team of Tech Coaches Peer to Peer Mentoring 2…

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What is on your Tech Coach Holiday Wish List for 2019? – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick are joined by Tech Coaches Kerry Gallagher, Sadie Lewis, and Claudio Zavala Jr to recap the year that was 2018 and look ahead to the new year by sharing their edtech tips, tricks, and app requests for 2019. In this episode, we discuss: Mastermind Sign Up Today to get on the…

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Why Does Your School District Need an EdTech Integration Plan? – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick bring in the new year by discussing extremely important, EdTech Integration Plan.  We all have heard of a Tech Integration Plan, but today we take a look at the other document that describes and discusses not only what will be happening with the technology once purchased, but how it will be…

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How Do You Change the Culture and Climate in your School District? – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick discuss the importance of not only identifying what school districts want their student and staff cultures to be but how to set up a successful roadmap to help everyone achieve their goals each year. In this episode, we discuss: Reflections and reactions from last weeks episode New Mastermind starts this week 5…

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3 SImple Ways to Create Systems for Your Coaching Business – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick discuss why it’s important for Tech Coaches to create systems for their various duties throughout the day that will help them do things just a bit faster. In this episode, we discuss: FETC TeacherCast Podcasting Workshop Microsoft Interviews Round Table Discussion How Can We Create Systems for our Tech Coaching? What…

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Stop Doing Things For Your Teachers … You’re the Tech Coach! – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick discuss 4 ways to empower your teachers in the classroom by simply stepping back and removing yourself from the coaching equation. In this episode, we discuss: Reflections and reactions Coppa/Ferpa Presentation for Mastermind Members 4 ways to STOP doing things for your teachers Have a plan and create a goal Be transparent…

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Why Does Your School District Need an EdTech Integration Plan? – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick bring in the new year by discussing extremely important, EdTech Integration Plan.  We all have heard of a Tech Integration Plan, but today we take a look at the other document that describes and discusses not only what will be happening with the technology once purchased, but how it will be…

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Stop Doing Things For Your Teachers … You’re the Tech Coach! – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick discuss 4 ways to empower your teachers in the classroom by simply stepping back and removing yourself from the coaching equation. In this episode, we discuss: Reflections and reactions Coppa/Ferpa Presentation for Mastermind Members 4 ways to STOP doing things for your teachers Have a plan and create a goal Be transparent…

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How Do You Change the Culture and Climate in your School District? – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick discuss the importance of not only identifying what school districts want their student and staff cultures to be but how to set up a successful roadmap to help everyone achieve their goals each year. In this episode, we discuss: Reflections and reactions from last weeks episode New Mastermind starts this week 5…

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3 SImple Ways to Create Systems for Your Coaching Business – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick discuss why it’s important for Tech Coaches to create systems for their various duties throughout the day that will help them do things just a bit faster. In this episode, we discuss: FETC TeacherCast Podcasting Workshop Microsoft Interviews Round Table Discussion How Can We Create Systems for our Tech Coaching? What…

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