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Aug 21, 2016

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What's in this episode?

Ron Reed, Exec Producer, SxSw Edu on the Microsoft/Mac Book conundrum when you have Bill Gates speaking at your event (3:28)
Interview with former NYC public school teacher Monica Burns @classtechtips of classtechtips.com on placing the task before the app and promoting deeper learning with technology.
Engaging methods and tools for using scannable technologies like virtual reality, QR codes and augmented reality within the classroom in an accessible way ‘beyond the headset.’
What are the opportunities and risks of an open educational resources policy?
Content creation tools which demonstrate student understanding
Monica’s journey from chalk boards and overhead projectors to training on tech
How to engage in ‘disruptive education’ whilst also ‘respecting the process’ and time needed for change to happen; which models are modernising education?

Extra reading and resources: 

Monica’s Book on Scannable Technologies: http://buff.ly/2bw9tNa
Virtual Reality:
Nearpod: https://nearpod.com/nearpod-vr
Google Cardboard: https://vr.google.com/cardboard/
Lit World: http://www.litworld.org/wrad/
ISTE: http://www.iste.org/
Apple Distinguished Educator: http://www.apple.com/education/apple-distinguished-educator/
Edutopia: https://www.edutopia.org/users/monica-burns

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