Educational Duct Tape

Educational Duct Tape
The #EduDuctTape Podcast, hosted by Jake Miller, focuses on viewing #edtech as a tool used to meet goals, address learning standards and solve problems in the classroom, much as duct tape is used as a tool that solves a plethora of problems in our lives. Jake sits down each week with a different inspiring guest with awesome ideas for using tech in the classroom to share and discuss some awesome ideas! Join us for Educational Duct Tape, once weekly!

Jon Corippo, EduProtocols, Formative Assessment, Quizizz, Gimkit, Socrative, Formative, CUE, The Fast & The Curious, Nacho Paragraphs and more!
Oct 16 • 60 min
In the sixth episode of Season 2, Jake talks with Jon Corippo, Chief Learning Officer for CUE & coauthor of EduProtocols Field Guides 1 and 2 about formative assessment, Quizizz, Gimkit, Socrative, Formative & more!
Mike Mohammad, PearDeck, FlipGrid Shorts Camera, NearPod, The Answer Pad, ClassKick, Formative, Seesaw, Google Sites, Digital Portfolios, Learner Profiles, Student Voice
Oct 2 • 86 min
In the fifth episode of Season 2, Jake talks with Mike Mohammad about PearDeck, Flipgrid, NearPod, The Answer Pad, Formative, Classkick, Seesaw, Google Sites, student voice, learner profiles, digital portfolios & a wardrobe malfunction.
Marcia Kish, Blended Learning, Seesaw, Student Ownership, Learning Environments, Classroom Balance, Adjacent Possible, Focusing on Verbs More than Nouns
Sep 18 • 67 min
In the fourth episode of Season 2, Jake discusses the “verbs vs. nouns” perspective of edtech integration and welcomes in blended learning specialist Marcia Kish to talk about students’ ownership of their learning & learning environment, as well as…
Tony Vincent, Toney Jackson, Student Ownership of Classroom Procedures, Students Getting to Know Classmates, Google Drawings, Socrative, Selfie Activity, Google Slides, 360 Spreadsheets, Shapegrams, Classy Graphics
Sep 4 • 73 min
In the third episode of Season 2, Jake is joined by Tony Vincent to talk about a few back-to-school topics: student taking ownership of classroom expectations, students getting to know their classmates and creating a class “brand” or identity. Jake & Tony…
Stacey Roshan, Tech with Heart, Flipped Classroom, Flipgrid, PearDeck, Wacom Tablets and Chutes & Ladders!
Aug 21 • 81 min
In the first regular episode of Season 2, Jake is joined by Tech With Heart author, Director of Innovation & Educational Technology and high school math teacher, Stacey Roshan to discuss balancing mandatory curriculum with creativity and creating…
EduDuctTape Season 2 Intro!
Aug 14 • 32 min
In the Season 2 Premiere, Jake updates listeners on changes in his professional ventures, as well as some updates to the #EduDuctTape Podcast’s format! Spoiler Alert: A Twitter Chat!! Plus a SoapBox Moment featuring a Brené Brown quote about Courage.
Season 1 Finale EduDuctTape S01-E23
Jun 3 • 56 min
In the Season Finale, Jake shares multiple listeners’ Season 1 Classroom Success Stories—things that they tried out from the show—and a celebration of the first season in the form of a “Giggle Mix.”
Dr. Alec Couros, Lateral Reading, Student Fact-Checkers, Becoming a Digital Skeptic, Knowbe4, Positive Digital Footprints, Spearphishing, Confirmation Bias, Catfishing Scams and more! #EduDuctTape S01-E022
May 23 • 70 min
In today’s episode, Jake is joined by Dr. Alec Couros to talk about digital footprints, digital portfolios, Lateral Reading, Student Fact-Checkers, Becoming a Digital Skeptic, Knowbe4 and more.
John Sowash, Chromebooks, Video on ChromeOS, Adobe Spark, WeVideo, Screencastify & Tech Integration Advice! - S01-E021
May 15 • 64 min
In today’s episode, Jake is joined by John Sowash to talk about Chromebooks and, more specifically, video projects on ChromeOS. Tools discussed include Adobe Spark, WeVideo, Screencastify, ClapMotion Chrome App and Headliner.App. They also discuss how to…
Sylvia Duckworth, Sketchnoting, ProCreate, Tayasui Sketches, JamBoard, AutoDesk SketchBook, Chrome Canvas, KeyNote iOS, iPad Apps, Touchscreen Chromebook Apps, Sketchnotes on Digital Portfolios - #EduDuctTape S01-E020
May 8 • 62 min
In today’s episode, Jake has the honor of chatting with author and speaker Sylvia Duckworth about why students should be sketchnoting, favorite iPad & Chromebook apps for sketchnotes (ProCreate, Tayasui Sketches, JamBoard, AutoDesk SketchBook, Chrome…
Corey Mathias, Formative Assessment, Quizizz, Formative, PearDeck, Student-Teacher Communication, Synth, Google Forms and more! #EduDuctTape S01-E019
May 1 • 62 min
This week, Jake chats with Corey Mathias about formative assessment tools—including Quizizz, PearDeck Vocabulary Builder and Formative—and tools for keeping open lines of communication with students—including Google Forms and Synth.
Pam Hubler, Getting Students Excited about Tech Integration, Dan Pink’s “Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us,” #PottyPD, HyperDocs, Gamification, Student Choice #EduDuctTape S01-E018
Apr 24 • 54 min
In Episode 18 of the #EduDuctTape Podcast Jake chats with Pam Hubler about avoiding those “meh” reactions from students when you plan tech activities that you’re pumped up about as well as about ways to share tech integration ideas with staff without…
Kim Mattina, math with edtech, Google Jamboard, Screencastify, Google CS (Computer Science), Scratch, MicroBit & a Seth Godin SoapBox #EduDuctTape S01-E017
Apr 18 • 70 min
Today, Jake has a chat with Kim Mattina of The Suite Talk and a number of Google for Education support forums. They chat about Google Jamboard, edtech in math, Google CS First, Scratch Micro:Bit and more! Jake also shares a SoapBox moment based off of a…
Jen Giffen (again!), Graphic Design on Chromebooks, Canva, Venngage, Zanifesto, Gravit Designer, Corel Draw, Google Drawings & Slides - #EduDuctTape S01-E016
Apr 9 • 50 min
Today, Jake continues his conversation with Jen Giffen. Today, they discuss tools for graphic design on Chromebooks, including Google Slides & Drawings, Canva & Adobe Spark. Also, Jake geeks out about the viral status of his Google Translate in Google…
Jen Giffen, GIF-a-Day, Audio Tools, Anchor, Soundtrap, Synth, Vocaroo and more!
Apr 3 • 53 min
In Episode 15 of #EduDuctTape, Jake chats with Jen Giffen about audio recording tools, especially ones that work well on Chromebooks, including popular podcasting platform and other audio tools including Vocaroo, Talk & Comment, Beautiful Audio…
Kim Pollishuke, Organizing Feedback, Geography Tools, Google My Maps, Tour Creator, Tour Builder, Street View & Sites, DocAppender, AutoCrat, Image Appender
Mar 29 • 65 min
In Episode 14 of #EduDuctTape, Jake chats with Kim Pollishuke about geo tech tools like Google My Maps, Tour Builder, Tour Creator and Street View and feedback organization ideas including Google Sites, Digital Porftolios, Google Forms, DocAppender,…
Jaime Chanter, Ed Technology Specialists, Formative Assessment Tools, BrainPop, Quizizz, EduProtocols, MakerSpaces
Mar 20 • 70 min
In #EduDuctTape Episode 13, Jake talks to Jaime Chanter about formative assessment tools (including BrainPop, Quizizz and EduProtocols) and MakerSpaces. Jake continues his discussion of the Adjacent Possible Theory with a 2nd SoapBox segment and shares a…
Taking Notes During Podcasts, Wakelet, Google Keep, Google Assistant, Siri, edShelf, Alex Oris, Laura Cahill, Eric Benedict‏, Wendy Cohen, Abbey Thomas, Mike Feldman, Dan Stitzel, Angela Wojtecki
Mar 13 • 26 min
In #EduDuctTape Ep 012, Jake goes it alone, but includes input from tons of Duct Tapers about the ways that they choose to take notes to or keep track of ideas from the various podcasts that they listen to.
Amy Roediger, EdPuzzle, The Answer Pad, PearDeck, NearPod, ClassKick, Google Drawings, Quizlet Diagrams
Mar 7 • 54 min
In #EduDuctTape Ep 011, Jake chats with Amy Roediger about ClassKick, The Answer Pad, NearPod, PearDeck, Quizlet Diagrams and Google Drawings, as well as Archimedes, levers, penguins, peacocks, Netscape Navigator and dial-up internet! Plus, Jake’s SoapBox…
Matt Miller, Google Slides, Drawings, Gallery Walks, Dual Coding Theory, Infographics, Caption This, Adjacent Possible, GIF-a-Day, 101 Practical Ways to Ditch That Textbook
Feb 27 • 58 min
In this episode, Jake is joined by Matt Miller, co-host of the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast and author of Ditch That TextBook, Ditch That Homework and the forthcoming Tech Like a Pirate. The 2 Miller’s chat about creating visuals to capture the learning…
Craig Sheil, JamBoard, edtech in Math, Desmos, Explain Everything, EduCreations, ShowMe, Google Slides
Feb 20 • 68 min
In Episode 9 of the #EduDuctTape Podcast, Jake continues his SoapBox story about his student-paced STEM Course, shares more details on his GIF-a-Day Learning Opportunities and then discusses edtech in math & Google JamBoard with Craig Sheil!
Angela Wojtecki, eBooks, BookCreator, John Green’s Crash Course, Boom Writer, StoryBird, Google Slides Yearbook, Digital/Media Literacy, BrainPop, Common Sense Media, Databases, American Association of School Librarians
Feb 13 • 67 min
In Episode 8, Jake continues his story about his student-paced STEM course and then chats with Angela Wojtecki about eBook creation tools, digital & media literacy, use of research databases and a whole bunch more!
Karly Moura, Computer Science, Scratch, FlipGrid, WeVideo, Adobe Spark, YouTube Studio, Templates,, Wakelet
Feb 6 • 61 min
In Episode 7, Jake chats with Karly Moura about computer science resources, ways that students can share about historical figures, as well as some awesome templates from Ryan O’Donnell, the Edtweettextandsnap Chrome extension, Scratch and more!
Sean Fahey, FlipGrid, Wakelet, Google Sites, Drawings, Slides & Classroom, Student Digital Portfolios, Blabberize, ChatterPix, Weebly, Yo Teach, & Padlet
Jan 30 • 58 min
In Episode 6, Jake talks with Sean Fahey about student voice, sharing student creations, FlipGrid & Wakelet amongst other things. Jake also talks about moving forward with tech integration and shares from the listeners about Blabberize.
Alex Oris, Paralysis by Choice, Student Choice, Students as Creators, Quizizz, EdPuzzle, ISTE Standards, Scratch, SAMR, Digital Portfolios and more! EDT005
Jan 24 • 63 min
In Episode 5, Jake talks about “paralysis by choice” and how it affects educators’ implementation of new and innovative edtech. He then welcomes in Alex Oris to discuss student choice, Choice boards, Quizizz, EdPuzzle, ISTE Standards, Scratch, Stop Motion…
Andrew Wheelock, Web Whiteboard, Microsoft Teams, Google Drawings, Trello, Chromebooks, Flip Cameras, CoSpaces, Minecraft & OpenSims
Jan 17 • 41 min
In Episode 4, Jake tells an #EduDuctTape story from his days as a math teacher, then welcomes in Andy Wheelock to discuss tools for student collaboration and for creating unique experiences for teaching historical events. Technologies discussed include…
Sarah Rivera, PeerGrade, Screencastify, Loom, Battelle FIP & FlipGrid for Feedback EDT003
Jan 9 • 42 min
In Episode 3, Jake shares one of his own Educational Duct Tape stories, a Maya Angelou quote about change and is then joined by Sarah Rivera (@SarahRiveraSTEM) who shares about PeerGrade and other feedback tools as well as…taxidermied armadillos!?
Ann Radefeld, Practicing Speeches, Global Learning, Virtual Field Trips & More! EDT002
Jan 2 • 41 min
Jake discusses how taking risks with educational technology benefits student learning. He’s then joined by Ann Radefeld and they discuss using #edtech to help students practice speeches, connect with a global community of learners.
Intro to Educational Duct Tape: an EdTech Decision-Making Protocol EDT001
Jan 2 • 15 min
Welcome into episode 1 of the Educational Duct Tape podcast! In this episode, Jake introduces his educational duct tape metaphor and edtech (educational technology) decision-making protocol through two stories: 1. The genesis of Jake’s #EduGIFs that he…
Teaser Episode EDT000
Dec 24, 2018 • 3 min
Jake briefly introduces his weird, goofy metaphor that can help you make decisions about what educational technologies to use in your classroom to enhance the learning opportunities that you present for your students. He briefly mentions topics that will…