EdTech in Ten

EdTech in Ten

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Discussions and tips about technology and innovative ideas for an educational setting. Whether you’re intimidated by computers or a tech ninja, there’s something for you…all in about 10 minutes!


Checking in from Quarantine
Apr 10 • 9 min
Just wanted to check in and share a couple of thoughts about this new online learning reality.
Breakout Games
Feb 12 • 13 min
After spending 3 days facilitating breakout games, I share some tips and tricks for helping them go smoothly. For more information about breakout games, check out BreakoutEdu online.
Free Canva for Educators
Jan 9 • 3 min
Canva is giving away free Canva Pro accounts to educators to use in class!
DigCit for Grown Ups: The Secret Sister Exchange is an Illegal Pyramid Scheme
Dec 2, 2019 • 7 min
The holidays are here, and so are the schemes. Don’t lose your money. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Organize Your Life With A Bullet Journal
Nov 11, 2019 • 17 min
Bullet Journaling is an amazing, customizable system to help you get your life organized. EdTech in Ten Blog Official Bullet Journal Site
Sway With Me
Oct 2, 2019 • 10 min
The bottom line is this…if your presentation sucks, nobody is going to care about your information. Even if it is really good information. Microsoft Sway can help, and it’s free!
Taking the Canvas Journey with David
Sep 4, 2019 • 9 min
David is a band teacher for 5th and 6th grade students, and he’s going to let me work with him this year to integrate Canvas into his classroom. We will follow him throughout the year to see how the process is going.
Have You Seen The New Discovery Education?
Sep 1, 2019 • 10 min
Discovery Ed got a major facelift over the summer. Learn about all the features they’ve brought to the forefront. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Are Your Passwords Secure?
Aug 23, 2019 • 11 min
Today I’m talking about common practices we are doing to sabotage our password security, and simple ways to fix that. Last Pass
Upcycling For Your Classroom, Makerspace, or STEAM Lab
Aug 12, 2019 • 13 min
Thanks for your patience, but I’m finally back! Now that grad school is done, you’ll be hearing more from me. Today is about how you can upcycle to get free supplies. Find the board on Pinterest at Pinterest.com/edtechinten
The Crippling Power of “What If?”
Jul 13, 2019 • 7 min
Today we discuss the power of self-doubt and letting “what if” dictate your choices, and how this can affect our students. Also, how you can get my FREE guide to makerspaces. Blog Post Makerspace Guide EdTech in Ten Newsletter —- This episode is sponsored…
The Blog is Live…also, PRIME!
Jun 30, 2019 • 6 min
The EdTech in Ten website is finally live! Head over to https://edtechinten.com. I also talk about the Prime Digital Learning Conference. If you’d like to show up, the link is esc11.net/PRIME19. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
Hex Codes and Coolors.co
Jun 19, 2019 • 6 min
In this episode, we will learn how to get the hex codes for specific colors when you’re working online, and use coolors.co to generate amazing color palettes. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Photography Tips for Any Device
Jun 12, 2019 • 10 min
Whether you have a DSLR or just a camera phone, here are a few tips and tricks you can use to elevate your photographs. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Get That Camera Off Of Auto
Jun 5, 2019 • 11 min
In this episode I go over aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. Knowing the difference and when to use the aperture or shutter priority will make such a difference in your photography. Plus, the camera does most of the thinking for you! Tweet me @LauraBCarr…
Franken-Journaling
May 25, 2019 • 17 min
I sit down with Autumn Riley, NTCTELA Teacher of Excellence, to find out about her “Franken-Journaling” approach to student notebooks. Connect with us on Twitter: @MrsAutumnRiley and @LauraBCarr —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
School Planners Don’t Work
May 16, 2019 • 16 min
A candid interview with students about student planners and how they use them (or don’t) and their solutions for this problem. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Stop, Breathe, and Think
May 12, 2019 • 7 min
Today we are exploring the Stop, Breathe, and Think mindfulness app and program that has been made entirely free for educators so that they can use it with their students. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Did Someone Say Free?
May 7, 2019 • 2 min
This week, TCEA is giving away FREE memberships to educators.
Virtual Field Trips
May 1, 2019 • 8 min
Have real-time, face-to-face, interactive field trips, all without ever leaving your classroom.
URL Shorteners and QR Codes
Apr 18, 2019 • 6 min
Learn how to shorten long web addresses with URL shorteners and how to make your own QR codes that link to websites or reveal messages.
Makerspaces are for EVERY student
Apr 12, 2019 • 5 min
A look at what a makerspace is, and why it’s important that EVERY student has access.
Fortnite Everything
Apr 8, 2019 • 7 min
Take advantage of the Fortnite craze and use it to create engaging lessons in your classroom.
Twitter as an Educational Resource
Apr 7, 2019 • 13 min
Don’t be intimidated by what you’ve heard about Twitter, because it’s one of the best resources available to educators. In this episode, we will go over the basics of getting started and how to grow your PLN. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The…
Welcome!
Apr 3, 2019 • 6 min
A brief introduction to the EdTech in Ten podcast, some background about Laura, and motivation going forward.