FETC Day 1: Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings

Conferences are so much fun. There’s nothing better than being around smart people. Be it in your PLN and hanging out as friends, or in a session listening to an awesome speaker, or through questions the participants ask. The conversations presenters and participants have after the session is over almost always generate more great ideas you hadn’t even thought of.

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Ben Kelly builds worlds, that travel the world

Ben Kelly’s Minecraft world’s are, literally, known all over the world. Ben is the creator of the Sustainability Shuffle and dozens of other Minecraft worlds used in Minecraft: Education Edition and is a Global Minecraft Mentor. Looking at some of these creations, it really is amazing how far we’ve come in a few short years

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Vetting EdTech Is Hard & Diana Mcghee is an Expert

Diana McGhee, at this point, has probably seen almost everything. With thirty-plus years as an educator and most recently for eighteen years as a Director of Technology in Fort Thomas, Kentucky, if there is anyone who could speak to the challenges and complexities of vetting educational technology tools and devices, its her.

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OnEducation in 2019

Its really a little strange when I remind myself that we haven’t even been doing this podcast for a year yet. It was right around this time last year that I sent Glen a message, on Schoology (of course) and told him I’ve always wanted to do a podcast, and I had a sense he might be the person to do it with me. Glen and I didn’t really know each other. Our primary interactions up until this point were via Schoology things. First Schoology NEXT 2017 in Chicago, where I tried to keep up with his Twitter-fu and failed dramatically, and then when I applied to the Schoology Ambassador program and he vouched for me in my application. That’s it. So this was a bit of a shot in the dark. Who knew…

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