House of #EdTech

House of #EdTech
Using Technology Isn’t Difficult. Just Give It A Try!

Remote Learning and Virtual Conferences - HoET166
Oct 18 • 59 min
Derek Larson speaks with edtech guru Jared Covili from Utah.
Gratitude is the Path to Happiness - HoET165
Oct 4 • 24 min
Derek Larson fills in and asks, “What if we wrote a gratitude letter to one of our colleagues?”
Be Excellent with #EdTech - HoET164
Sep 20 • 25 min
Derek Larson fills in for the first of six episodes and talks about being excellent to each other with #edtech.
#EdTech to Support Project-Based Learning - HoET163
Sep 6 • 85 min
EdTech Classroom Podcast Crossover. Education Technology can enhance Project-Based Learning.
8 Tips for Teaching Online - HoET162
Aug 23 • 41 min
Tips for the K12 Educator Teaching Online.
BONUS: What’s New With Google? (Fall 2020)
Aug 11 • 9 min
Bonus episode summarizing new Google for Education features (Fall 2020).
#EdTech Tips for Teaching in Fall 2020 (or Anytime) - HoET161
Aug 9 • 36 min
Pedagogy to consider for 2020 and beyond.
Office Hours: Podcast Q and A - HoET160
Jul 26 • 66 min
Your Podcast Questions Answered.
#EdTech for Fall 2020 - HoET159
Jul 12 • 45 min
Google Meet and Flipgrid Updates for Fall 2020.
You Need To Slow Down! - HoET158
Jun 21 • 34 min
2019-2020 is OVER! Now SLOW DOWN!
BONUS - How “Shelter in Place” Has Changed and Influenced EdTech Part 2 with Chris Nesi – HGG447
Jun 14
In May 2020 I was a guest on Home Gadget Geeks for the third time! Host and friend Jim Collison and I discussed some of the ways “Shelter in Place” orders has and is changing the landscape of EdTech today. Enjoy! If you enjoy the show you should…
What’s Your #EdTech Super Power? - HoET157
May 31 • 29 min
You are an #edtech superhero!
How To Live Stream ANY School Event - HoET156
May 3 • 39 min
I live-streamed this episode to show how easy it is to live stream! Visit:
Year One #EdTech Must Haves - HoET155
Apr 19 • 28 min
An AMA led by Chandler Ragsdale.
2020 House of #EdTech Final Four - HoET154
Apr 5 • 38 min
Flipgrid, Book Creator, EdPuzzle, & YouTube Live are the last four standing after you voted throughout the month of March 2020.
How To Teach Virtually - HoET153
Mar 22 • 25 min
Remote, Distance, Virtual, You Pick!
The Road to the #EdTech Final Four - HoET152
Mar 8 • 29 min
The road to the 2020 #EdTech Final Four begins here!
7 Educational Apps for Learning and Teaching - HoET151
Feb 23 • 18 min
When it comes to mobile apps, there’s a diverse range of software that falls under the umbrella of education.
How Can #EdTech Boost Creativity? - HoET150
Feb 9 • 31 min
Creativity is lacking in many classrooms. Let’s change that!
TikTok in Education for Educators - HoET149
Jan 26 • 79 min
TikTok is a social media platform you need to seriously give consideration to!
Listen to this BEFORE Episode 149
Jan 22
This is an episode of Don Wettrick’s StartEd Up podcast. The title of the episode is, Why I Hate TikTok Pt2 w/ Jamal Crook. This was a follow-up to an episode titled, While I’m really uncomfortable with #TicTok as a parent and teacher. I want you to…
#EdTech to Try in 2020 - HoET148
Jan 12 • 27 min
2020 hasn’t been written. Here are some things you should be aware of and even try here in 2020!
2019 Smackdown - HoET147
Dec 29, 2019 • 69 min
27 edtech recommendations to end 2019. So many listener submissions!
Tech Tools for Note Taking - HoET146
Dec 15, 2019 • 30 min
Let’s explore some different note-taking apps for yourself or your students!
Thank You! Thanksgiving 2019
Nov 28, 2019 • 1 min
A Thanksgiving message.
Tech Tools to Help Improve Reading Comprehension - HoET145
Nov 24, 2019 • 27 min
Students struggling to understand and remember what they’ve read — whether or not they have learning disabilities — can use these great tools to hear, map, annotate, and see their books, stories, and other assignments in new ways.
Forget #FutureReady. Let’s Get NOW Ready! - HoET144
Nov 10, 2019 • 32 min
Yes, I said it. It’s time to forget Future Ready.
Digital Escape Rooms with Mandi Tolen - HoET143
Oct 27, 2019 • 36 min
What does a teacher need to consider if they want to use digital escape rooms with their students?
Start A School Podcast - HoET142
Oct 14, 2019 • 26 min
Start your school’s podcast. The episode is inspired by a listener email from Louis Grondin (Montreal, CN).
Engage Your Audience with Catchbox - HoET141
Sep 29, 2019 • 34 min
Catchbox is the World’s First Soft Throwable Microphone. In this episode, I provide my honest review after having access to their Pro unit for a month.
Digital Portfolios in the Classroom - HoET140
Sep 15, 2019 • 29 min
I’m using digital portfolios for the first time in my classroom!
Are You Obsessed with #EdTech? - HoET139
Sep 1, 2019 • 22 min
Getting obsessed with new gadgets and tech is too easy, and our world of education is not immune.
Balancing #EdTech in a Library with Kate Nesi - HoET138
Aug 18, 2019 • 53 min
My wife, Kate Nesi, joins the 5-Timer club and she’s back to talk about how she balances #edtech in her HS library and doesn’t give in to fads and trends in education.
My Second Grader Has A Podcast - HoET137
Aug 7, 2019 • 46 min
My 2nd-grade son, Miles, started his own podcast! He has launched The Vacuum Podcast with Miles (!
Best of ISTE 2019 - HoET136
Jul 21, 2019 • 72 min
ISTE 2019 was my 2nd and most fun! Listen in for reasons why!
REPLAY - How To Get More Women In S.T.E.M. - HoET074
Jul 7, 2019
Summer Vacation is here and I’m enjoying some time with family. Listen for a brand new episode on July 21, 2019. For now, let’s revisit a great conversation from November 2016. Angela Cleveland and Saqi Mehta, founders of ReigningIt are…
Summer Reading Recommendations for Progressive Teachers - HoET135
Jun 16, 2019 • 34 min
Grab a great book to take your teaching to the next level this Summer (or anytime)!
Becoming a Google Certified Innovator with Stephanie Howell - HoET134
Jun 2, 2019 • 52 min
Stephanie Howell is a long-time listener of the podcast and she recently had the opportunity of a lifetime to travel to Australia for another installment of the Google Certified Innovator program.
Summer is a Great Time to Podcast - HoET133
May 19, 2019 • 52 min
Starting a Podcast doesn’t have to break the bank and Summer is a great time to start!
Do Not Fear #EdTech - HoET132
May 5, 2019 • 28 min
Be not afraid! Education technology is not something to be feared.
May 1, 2019
PodcastPD is excited and proud to announce that we’re giving away ONE (1) ticket to ISTE 2019 in Philadelphia, courtesy of ISTE!
Reflecting on #EdTech in My Classroom - HoET131
Apr 21, 2019 • 26 min
I share insight on a recent lesson and activity I designed using multiple apps for creative purposes!
2019 House of #EdTech Final Four - HoET130
Mar 31, 2019 • 38 min
The OG #edtech tool tournament is back! It’s Year SIX! Enjoy…
BONUS - Teaching, Learning, Leading K12 Ep. 202
Mar 17, 2019
In June 2018 I had the honor of appearing on the ! Enjoy! If you enjoy the show you should consider subscribing. — Chris and I talk about why some people have tech phobias or believe that they can’t do tech in the classroom. We also discuss how tech…
Flipgrid for Assessment - HoET129
Mar 3, 2019 • 46 min
Listener, Kate Defuniak, asked about Flipgrid as an assessment tool.
Adobe Creative Cloud Alternatives for Education - HoET128
Feb 17, 2019 • 35 min
HoET128 - Free alternatives to the expensive Adobe Creative Cloud for Teachers and Students.
Bringing Podcasts Into My Classroom with - HoET127
Feb 3, 2019 • 36 min
I share my Donors Choose Story for Podcasting in Class!
15 Must-Have Chrome Extensions for Educators 2019 - HoET126
Jan 20, 2019 • 31 min
Chrome Extensions. They can make things easier, more accessible, more visible, & more convenient. There are dozens of potential benefits to you in your classroom and school.
10 Ways #EdTech Coaches Can Make An Impact - HoET125
Jan 6, 2019 • 23 min
Are you an edtech coach that’s wondered if you’re reaching enough teachers and students? Communicating enough with admin? Sometimes these questions are self-imposed, but sometimes the questions come from other people. You might also wonder if you are…
2018 @HouseofEdTech Smackdown - HoET124
Dec 16, 2018 • 56 min
It’s the most wonderful time for a Smackdown! House of #EdTech 124 marks the completion of five years of the podcast and brings you the 5th installment of the annual Smackdown!
10 Easy Ways to Use Tech in Your Classroom - HoET123
Dec 2, 2018 • 30 min
Many teaching methods and resources that use technology effectively engage students and build their skills, but many of us hit roadblocks when actually using technology in the classroom. Consider the 10 ways discussed in this episode to easily add…
Pre-Service Teachers Need MORE #EdTech and #EDUMagic - HoET122
Nov 25, 2018 • 55 min
Dr. Sam Fecich is the author of #EDUMagic and a professor at Grove City College (PA), works with pre-service teachers in the area educational technology.
Mr. Nesi Goes to Harvard - HoET121
Nov 4, 2018 • 30 min
I recently went to Harvard to moderate a panel on podcasts in K12 education.
The Power of Podcasts in Education - HoET120
Oct 21, 2018 • 72 min
Podcasts in education can be powerful but how do we get there? In this episode, I share my International Podcast Day presentation.
How To Make Great Instructional Videos - HoET119
Oct 7, 2018 • 33 min
Video allows us as teachers to connect with students in a different way.
Syncing Physical and Digital Learning Spaces - HoET118
Sep 16, 2018 • 47 min
Dr. Robert Dillon has a passion to change the educational landscape by building excellent engaging schools for all students.
A First-Grade Perspective of #EdTech - HoET117
Sep 2, 2018 • 38 min
My son, Miles, who is entering 1st-grade talks education and technology.
Inspire Critical Thinking with #EdTech - HoET116
Aug 19, 2018 • 28 min
When you implement technology in your classroom your goal should be to push students to go beyond fact memorization and embrace a conceptual understanding of the material.
Jump Start Your Creativity - HoET115
Aug 5, 2018 • 36 min
Creativity. We can’t be ‘on it’ all the time – Here are 10 ways to get your juices flowing!
Never Stop. Keep Going. - HoET114
Jul 22, 2018 • 32 min
Do you struggle with impostor syndrome? I do.
The Great Social Media Debate with Kate Nesi - HoET113
Jul 1, 2018 • 83 min
Social media is often debated by Katelyn and I and we’ve finally recorded one of these conversations!
#NotAtISTE18 Keynote - HoET112
Jun 17, 2018 • 26 min
It’s ISTE 2018 time. Here’s my #NotAtISTE18 Keynote. This episode was born out of an idea I had in December 2017 and I proudly present my first keynote!
How To Grow Your #EdTech Skills During Summer - HoET111
Jun 3, 2018 • 41 min
Summer is a great time to get ahead on your edtech professional development!
A Google Power Hour with Matt Miller and Kasey Bell - HoET110
May 20, 2018 • 52 min
We’re crossing over with the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast!
Across the Hall with Cade Somers and Michelle Shelton - HoET109
May 6, 2018 • 67 min
Cade Somers and Michelle Shelton host Across the Hall which is a podcast created mainly for English teachers who want to know how to use various tech resources and strategies in their classrooms but need some specific ideas geared toward the ELA…
Block Schedules, #EdTech, John Nesi - HoET108
Apr 22, 2018 • 55 min
My Dad, John Nesi, first appeared on episode 100 of the podcast and so many of you reached out with your compliments about our conversation so I decided to bring him back into the studio for another education conversation.
2018 #HOETFINAL4 - HoET107
Apr 8, 2018 • 35 min
March Madness is over! Here are the #HOETFINAL4 tools that made the cut based on your votes!
UCET Recap - Hosting a Conference - HoET106
Mar 26, 2018 • 55 min
I attended #UCET18 and Derek Larson and Lynn Smargis talk about conferences.
#TryPod 2018 - HoET105
Mar 11, 2018 • 30 min
March is all about #TryPod! Let’s talk about the podcasts we LOVE! There are a lot of people out there—about four-fifths of Americans—who don’t get what you’re doing right now. But they should, because podcasts are awesome and the more people listening to…
Protecting Your Content and Creations with Richard Byrne - HoET104
Feb 25, 2018 • 61 min
Richard Byrne best known for the website and blog, talks about how to protect your online content.
Instagram for Educators with Lindsy Stumpenhorst - HoET103
Feb 11, 2018 • 37 min
Lindsy Stumpenhorst is a connected elementary principal in a rural community, in Illinois, two hours west of Chicago. She’s social media savvy as she leverages Twitter, Instagram, and Voxer for a variety of different things.
Math, #EdTech, and Fashion with Joe Dziuba - HoET102
Jan 28, 2018 • 49 min
Joseph Dziuba is a passionate 4th-year educator certified in mathematics (K-12) who works diligently to meet the needs of each individual that crosses his path.
#OneWord 2018 - HoET101
Jan 14, 2018 • 34 min
Let’s talk #OneWord 2018 and more! ** SEGMENTS ** (1:20) Intro - Happy New Year! (8:45) House of #EdTech Thought - New Year, New Nesi! (14:20) House of #EdTech Recommendation - Certify’em (16:07) Featured Content - #OneWord 2018 (29:40) House of #EdTech…
My Inspiration John Nesi - HoET100
Dec 17, 2017 • 53 min
John Nesi is the greatest influencer for me as a man and educator. We talk about teaching in the late 1970s and coming back to education in the 21st century.
2017 @HouseofEdTech Smackdown - HoET099
Dec 3, 2017 • 61 min
This year’s smackdown features over 42 of your favorite tech tools, tips, apps, websites for both professional and personal use.
How to Create a Podcast - HoET098
Nov 26, 2017 • 59 min
How-to Podcast mini-series! Let’s dive into the HOW! This episode is part 3 of 3 and accompanies episodes 96 and 97.
You Want to Podcast, Now What? - HoET097
Nov 5, 2017 • 46 min
Let’s continue the mini-series on How to Podcast (Part 2 of 3) and add on to episode 96 as we talk about what to podcast about and the equipment to create with.
Why YOU Should Podcast - HoET096
Oct 15, 2017 • 31 min
At long last, I am finally talking about How to Podcast! This is part one of a three-part series where provide my insight on how to start podcasting. However, as Simon Sinek points out, we need to start with why.
#EdTech and Formative Assessment with Monica Burns - HoET095
Oct 1, 2017 • 57 min
Dr. Monica Burns, from, provides insight on utilizing education technology when designing formative assessment.
#EdTech and Kindergarten ESL with Katie Gardner - HoET094
Sep 17, 2017 • 40 min
Katie Gardner is integrating technology into her Kindergarten ESL classroom in North Carolina.
Embracing the Freak Out with Krista Penrod - HoET093
Sep 3, 2017 • 63 min
Krista Penrod is all about “embracing the freak out” and I share my Alabama adventure!
Lifelong Learning with Kate Nesi - HoET092
Aug 20, 2017 • 64 min
Kate Nesi, my wife, has started her own podcast, the Lifelong Learning Podcast, and she shares her views on continued growth.
Harnessing #EdTech When You’re Absent with Nate Nagele - HoET91
Aug 6, 2017 • 47 min
Nate Nagele shares insight into how you can utilize technology with your students when you’re absent.
ISTE 2017 Recap and Review with Derek Larson and Jen Giffen - HoET090
Jul 23, 2017 • 40 min
Derek Larson and Jen Giffen share their experiences at ISTE 2017 in San Antonio.
Assistive Technology with Mike Marotta and Brian Friedlander - HoET089
Jul 2, 2017 • 52 min
Brian Friedlander and Mike Marotta lead us in a conversation centered around assistive technology.
“We Have To Stop…” From Tony Sinanis - HoET088
Jun 18, 2017 • 36 min
“We need to stop…” adapted from a post by Tony Sinanis.
The Great and Powerful WeVideo with Bruce Reicher - HoET087
Jun 4, 2017 • 38 min
Bruce Reicher, is a television production teacher from Northern New Jersey sharing his love of WeVideo.
Limited Tech? No Problem! - HoET086
May 21, 2017 • 28 min
Not every classroom or school is fortunate enough to be 1:1, or even have enough computer labs or mobile carts to go around.
BONUS - Home Gadget Geeks Ep. 272
May 14, 2017
In August 2016 I had the honor of appearing on the Home Gadget Geeks Podcast! Enjoy and if you enjoy the show Jim creates a podcast and you should consider subscribing. — Chris Nesi from joins Jim Collison and Mike Wieger from for show…
I Want To Be An Innovative Teaching and Learning Specialist - HoET085
May 7, 2017 • 22 min
This episode was inspired by George Couros’s blog post, “It Is Time to Move Away from the Idea of “Tech Leads”?
#IgniteStem2017 Live Podcasting and Reflection - HoET084
Apr 16, 2017 • 26 min
IgniteSTEM brings together thought leaders to make the “classroom of the future” a reality.
BONUS - My #DadsInEd Appearance from 2015
Apr 12, 2017
This is partially an experiment for the podcast. Please enjoy this appearance I made on this podcast and please subscribe and leave a rating and review for my friends at Dads in Ed. We welcome the host of the House of Ed Tech podcast,…
How to Write a Winning #EdTech Grant - HoET083
Apr 2, 2017 • 52 min
Lynn Smargis is BACK! In this episode, we talk about and share great tips for writing and winning your next edtech grant!
2017 House of #EdTech Final Four - HoET082
Mar 19, 2017 • 22 min
I present to you the House of #EdTech Final Four! My annual episode that blends education and basketball!
Too Cool For Middle School with YouTuber Megan Forbes - HoET081
Mar 5, 2017 • 49 min
Megan Forbes has a YouTube channel dedicated to encouraging and supporting teachers.
Open Education Resources with @KerryHawk02- HoET080
Feb 19, 2017 • 50 min
Kerry Gallagher is an advocate for the use of Open Education Resources (OER).
How To Create Great Presentations - HoET079
Feb 5, 2017 • 30 min
Seven tips and recommendations to improve your next presentation.
Hacking Engagement with James Sturtevant - HoET078
Jan 22, 2017 • 52 min
James Sturtevant shares insight his latest book, Hacking Engagement.
#NYEdTechWeek Recap and Review - HoET077
Jan 8, 2017 • 89 min
#NYEdTechWeek recap and review along with conversations with some edtech start-ups as well mine and many of your #OneWord2017 testimonials.
2016 House of #EdTech Smackdown - HoET076
Dec 18, 2016 • 75 min
3rd Annual House of #EdTech Smackdown!
Coding In Elementary Ed with Lynn Smargis - HoET075
Dec 4, 2016 • 36 min
Lynn Smargis, from Utah, shares her expertise on how you can get your young students coding, Computer Science Week and Hour of Code!
How To Get More Women In S.T.E.M. - HoET074
Nov 20, 2016 • 53 min
Angela Cleveland and Saqi Mehta, founders of ReigningIt and my former Rutgers student Sierra Gratale for a round-table discussion about creating a #STEM dialogue inclusive of every woman.
Crossing the #EdTechBridge with Emily Gover and Steve Isaacs - HoET073
Nov 6, 2016 • 58 min
Emily Gover and Steve Isaacs to talk about #edtechbridge and the conversations between educators and technology developers.
Audio in Education with Emily Gover - HoET072
Oct 23, 2016 • 60 min
Emily Gover shares her love of audio and its value in your classroom. From rapping to podcasts Emily believes audio can impact learning.
Google Did What!? - HoET071
Oct 9, 2016 • 26 min
Google Apps for Education is now G Suite for Education and the education world is losing it’s mind!
Augmented Reality In Education with Katie Ann Wilson - HoET070
Sep 25, 2016 • 54 min
Katie Ann Wilson wrote the book about augmented reality in education and shares apps and resources as well how to best integrate augmented reality into your classroom.
#PhysEd and #EdTech with Justin Schleider (@schleiderjustin) - HoET069
Sep 11, 2016 • 59 min
Justin Schleider, NJ Phys. Ed. teacher shares how to integrate technology with phys. ed. and the value of being a connected educator!
Sketchnoting with Stacey Lindes (@iruntech) - HoET068
Aug 28, 2016 • 57 min
Stacey Lindes shares what sketchnotes are and the role they can play in your classroom, professional and personal life.
#EdTech Transition with Derek Larson - HoET067
Aug 14, 2016 • 56 min
Derek Larson, Utah educator and guest co-host provide insight into his new edtech job and how he got the job!
Twitter Chats and Pokemon Stop! - HoET066
Jul 31, 2016 • 39 min
The new studio is open for business and my wife Katelyn crashed the party to talk Twitter Chats and Pokemon Go!
A Challenge For You. Do You Accept? - HoET065
Jul 17, 2016 • 22 min
Learn something new while you’re on Summer vacation. It could be related to your education but preferably not.
Jill Dobrowansky on #shiftED and Summer PD - HoET064
Jul 3, 2016 • 37 min
Jill Dobrowansky appeared on #shiftED on June 21, 2016 and the conversation is MUST LISTEN!
Summer (Or Anytime) Reading Suggestions - HoET063
Jun 19, 2016 • 29 min
Summer vacation is a time to relax and recharge in education. Here are some great reads to improve multiple aspects of your career and your student’s experience in your classroom.
GoEnnounce Update and Podcasting From @EdTechNJ - HoET062
Jun 5, 2016 • 47 min
Meghan Davis from GoEnnounce stops by the podcast to update us on some new developments to their platform and I record LIVE from EdTechNJ 2016 in Edison, NJ.
Get 1st-Graders (And All Students) Blogging! - HoET061
May 22, 2016 • 48 min
Stephany Hesslein is a first-grade teacher for Middletown Public Schools here in New Jersey.
Tech Tools Every Teacher Should Have with Jennifer Gonzalez - HoET060
May 8, 2016 • 59 min
Jennifer Gonzalez, from the Cult of Pedagogy Podcast shares tools and resources that every teacher needs to be aware of.
And Your Host Christopher J. Nesi - HoET059
Apr 24, 2016 • 38 min
AJ Bianco and Stacey Lindes have broken into the House of #EdTech and taken over the show.
Life After EdCamp with AJ Bianco and Adam Schoenbart - HoET058
Apr 10, 2016 • 42 min
AJ Bianco and Adam Schoenbart guest co-host this episode and we discuss great approaches to what you can do after attending an EdCamp.
2016 #EdTech Final Four - HoET057
Mar 31, 2016 • 31 min
Get FOUR awesome #edtech recommendations in this 2016 edition of the #EdTech Final Four.
PD with Teacher Choice and Sandbox Time - HoET056
Mar 13, 2016 • 29 min
Teachers should be offered choices around topics, presenters, and how their PD is structured. Teachers are told time and time again to differentiate, personalize, and meet their students where they are. Why doesn’t the same ring true for professional…
Organic #EdTech Integration with Alex Rosenwald - HoET055
Feb 28, 2016 • 48 min
My very first guest, Alex Rosenwald, has returned to the classroom and the podcast to talk about how his students are taking education technology to the next level.
The Importance of Functionality in Education - HoET054
Feb 14, 2016 • 67 min
Katelyn returns to talk about the importance of functionality when designing an education space and respond to feedback from episode 52.
Updates, Feedback, and Recs - Oh My! - HoET053
Jan 31, 2016 • 41 min
A rare guestless episode where I talk about the awesome shows on the Education Podcast Network, share listener feedback, and TWO recommendations!
NCLB…No Cash Left Behind - HoET052
Jan 17, 2016 • 60 min
My wife, Katelyn Nesi, co-hosts this first episode of 2016 and we give insight into how we live life to the fullest on two educator’s salaries!
2015 House of #EdTech App Smackdown - HoET051
Dec 20, 2015 • 56 min
2nd annual House of #EdTech App Smackdown!
The Rhythm of #EDBeat with Natalie Krayenvenger - HoET050
Dec 6, 2015 • 46 min
Natalie Krayenvenger is a 4th-grade teacher from Maryland and the co-moderator of #EDbeat, a weekly inspirational Twitter chat that welcomes all educators and celebrates the positive in education.
Ignite Your S.H.I.N.E. with LaVonna Roth At @EdCampNJ - HoET049
Nov 22, 2015 • 55 min
LaVonna Roth has influenced over 25,000 educators, students and organizations with down-to-earth strategies and insights to the most common and frustrating educational, behavioral issues. LaVonna is also the inspiration behind Ignite Your S.H.I.N.E.
#EdTech Energy and Fun with Dani Kennis - HoET048
Nov 8, 2015 • 45 min
Black Canary from the #EdJusticeLeague, shares her passion and exudes endless energy about her profession.
Ditch That Textbook with Matt Miller - HoET047
Oct 25, 2015 • 55 min
Matt Miller is a high school Spanish teacher and the author of the highly acclaimed book Ditch That Textbook and founder of the website
Creating Positive Digital Footprints with Meghan Davis - HoET046
Oct 11, 2015 • 42 min
Meghan Davis is a former event coordinator turned entrepreneur. She, with sister Melissa, is the co-founder of GoEnnounce which is engaging the students of today to be the leaders of tomorrow.
Global Education with Jen Williams - HoET045
Sep 27, 2015 • 54 min
Jen Williams is a former Director of Education, program Literacy Specialist, and district Speech-Language Pathologist who is a co-founder and lead program developer for Calliope Global.
WYSIWYG with Joe Sanfelippo and Tony Sinanis - HoET044
Sep 13, 2015 • 57 min
Joe Sanfelippo and Tony Sinanis are two dynamic educators and personalities in the world of education. Joe and Tony drop pure gold about education and the words will inspire you!
Dog Days of a Teacher’s Summer Part 3 - HoET043
Aug 30, 2015 • 36 min
Baby Nesi #2 is here and Summer is quickly fading into the sunset. The latest addition to the House of #EdTech, Colton John, is an example of wonder and amazement for me! This episode also contains GREAT tips and recommendations from a number of listeners!
Dog Days of a Teacher’s Summer Part 2 - HoET042
Aug 16, 2015 • 23 min
Baby Nesi #2 has not arrived at the time of recording/release of this episode but I can assure you that he will be here before episode 43 is released on August 30, 2015. The sub $5000 kitchen project is officially complete and the end of Summer is fast…
Dog Days of a Teacher’s Summer Part 1 - HoET041
Aug 2, 2015 • 14 min
Baby Nesi #2 is arriving in a few short weeks (or sooner). I wanted to make sure you were still provided with some awesome content. So this episode features an #edtech thought, #edtech recommendation, and of course a VIP!
#EdTech + Math = Stephanie Ryon - HoET040
Jul 19, 2015 • 59 min
Stephanie Ryon is an Instructional Technology Coach from Texas. Stephanie’s experience as a classroom teacher and instructional coach has given her a solid understanding of how to meet the needs of modern day century learner and educator.
App Smashing with Casey Cohen and My #ISTE2015 Review - HoET039
Jul 5, 2015 • 60 min
Casey Cohen has been teaching secondary English for eight years and high school English at String Theory - Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School (a 1:1 Apple Distinguished school) for the past two years.
Chromebooks +/- and Coding in Class with Josh Gauthier - HoET038
Jun 21, 2015 • 51 min
Josh Gauthier is a Technology Training Specialist for the Josh shares his insight on Chromebooks, coding, coding and more! Follow This episode of House of #EdTech is sponsored by: - Add a backchannel to your…
The Power of Podcasts and #PodcastPD - HoET037
Jun 7, 2015 • 57 min
Stacey Lindes returns and is joined by AJ Bianco as I present our first episode of the #PodcastPD Podcast in the podcastic episode! Join in on #PodcastPD - Sunday nights @ 8:30 PM eastern. This episode of House of #EdTech is sponsored…
Learning and Making with Laura Fleming - HoET036
May 17, 2015 • 51 min
Laura Fleming is the Library Media Specialist at where her library maker space has garnered national attention and has served as an inspiration for schools across the country. Follow Laura Fleming This episode of House of…
Miguel Kudry Socializes Tutoring via - HoET035
May 3, 2015 • 47 min
Miguel Kudry is the founder and CEO of HelpHub Services Inc. Kudry has a degree in Business Administration and Management with an entrepreneurial interests and passions for social media marketing and web development. Follow…
Nothing But the Truth with Angela Watson - HoET034
Apr 19, 2015 • 48 min
Angela Watson is an education consultant, tech coach, author and podcaster. Angela shares insight about coaching teachers, her latest book and her awesome podcast, Angela Watson’s Truth for Teachers….
#JennCronk, Tobii, and Filip - Oh My! - HoET033
Apr 5, 2015 • 47 min
Jennifer Cronk is the Director of Professional Learning for the Warwick Valley Central School District (NY). She shares her experiences as innovative educator and leader with diverse experience in designing technology curricula and providing and…
2015 #EdTech Final Four - HoET032
Mar 22, 2015 • 31 min
March Madness is in full swing and what better way to get in on the excitement than with the 2015 edition of the #edtech Final Four! Featuring: Aurasma, Tozzl, Meerkat, and Office Mix This episode of House of #EdTech is brought to you by TodaysMeet….
Education Innovator Katrina Keene - HoET031
Mar 8, 2015 • 42 min
Katrina Keene is an Instructional Technology Consultant based out of Chattanooga, TN who is also the Director of Innovation for the Canterbury School in Fort Meyers, FL. Follow Katrina This episode of House of…
1:1 Programs with Tech Specialist Stacey Lindes - HoET030
Feb 22, 2015 • 53 min
Stacey Lindes is a former first grade teacher who now works as a Teacher Resource Specialist for Technology for West-Windsor Plainsboro Public Schools (NJ). Follow Stacey This episode of House of #EdTech is…
Cyber Education - An Interview with Courtney Kofeldt (@Ms_Kof) - HoET029
Feb 8, 2015 • 31 min
Courtney Kofeldt is the Technology Coordinator and a Teacher at the Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School which is completely on-line. She shares tools and resources that are valuable to an on-line school and you can find value in…
#FutureReady with Tom Murray (@thomascmurray) - HoET028
Jan 25, 2015 • 47 min
Tom Murray, State and District Digital Learning Director for , explains what the Future Ready initiative is and what is means to be Future Ready. Follow Tom This episode of House of #EdTech is brought to you by TodaysMeet. Visit House…
#EdTech and Special Education with Sharon Plante - HoET027
Jan 11, 2015 • 55 min
Sharon Plante talks about her experiences integrating technology in special education and her role as a technology director. Follow Sharon This episode of House of #EdTech is brought to you by TodaysMeet. Visit…
House of #EdTech Smackdown - HoET26
Dec 21, 2014 • 64 min
The House of #EdTech is celebrating its one-year anniversary! This episode is packed with 26 great recommendations you should know about. Each suggestion was submitted by a listener or former guest on the show. This episode of House of #EdTech is…
Connected Leadership: It’s Just a Click Away with Dr. Spike Cook - HoET025
Dec 7, 2014 • 39 min
Dr. Spike Cook, principal of R.M. Bacon Elementary School (Millville, NJ), co-host of the PrincipalPLN Podcast and author returns to the show! Dr. Cook shares insight on his new book, . Follow Spike This episode of…
Classroom Management with @ClassDojo and Jenna Kleine - HoET024
Nov 23, 2014 • 38 min
Jenna Kleine is the Community Marketing Manager at Class Dojo. Kleine is a former middle and high school science teacher with a passion for technology and making a real difference in education for students we all teach. Follow Jenna…
Google Apps for Education (GAFE) with Rich Kiker - HoET023
Nov 9, 2014 • 43 min
Rich Kiker is a nationally recognized and award winning Certified Google Apps for Edu Trainer and Director of Online Learning. In this episode he shares some great Google insight and tips for teachers of all levels. Follow Rich…
Elementary #EdTech with Derek Larson - HoET022
Oct 26, 2014 • 42 min
Derek Larson is a elementary school teacher from Southern Utah, an #edtech enthusiast, and a fan of the House of #EdTech podcast! Episode #26 is coming! I am still looking for you to participate in the first House of #EdTech SmackDown! Send me an aud
@ShakeUpLearning with Kasey Bell - HoET021
Oct 12, 2014 • 41 min
Kasey Bell is a digital learning consultant with a MA in Educational Technology and she provides engaging staff development for all levels of educators. Follow Kasey This episode of House of #EdTech is brought to…
Inside Google Teacher Academy with Natalie O’Neil - HoET020
Sep 28, 2014 • 62 min
Natalie O’Neil is back on the show! She first appeared on the House of #EdTech on episode #10. Natalie is fresh off a summer trip to the Google Teacher Academy in California with great information and stories to share! Follow Natalie…
Elementary #EdTech with Patricia J. Brown (@msEdtechie) - HoET019
Sep 14, 2014 • 40 min
Patricia J. Brown is a technology integration coach at , an adjunct professor at , and an edtech consultant. She shares insight about integrating technology in elementary education. Follow Patricia…
Jeff Bradbury Talks Music, #EdTech, and @TeacherCast - HoET018
Aug 31, 2014 • 45 min
Jeff Bradbury is a high school music teacher and the orchestra conductor from . Jeff is also the founder of and the . Mr. Bradbury shares his insight on technology in the music classroom and his thoughts on education…
Don’t Fear #EdTech. Put Something New In Your @Pocket - HoET017
Aug 17, 2014 • 22 min
Try Something New! Do not be afraid of technology as a new school year approaches. Check out an awesome content curating tool called Pocket! Follow Pocket House of #EdTech is sponsored by There…
Summer Learning with Dr. Spike Cook - HoET016
Aug 3, 2014 • 57 min
Dr. Spike Cook is the principal of R.M. Bacon Elementary School (Millville, NJ) and co-host of the Podcast. Dr. Cook shares insight on his career and how the Summer presents opportunities to learn and grow. Follow Spike…
Unlocking the Web with Shachar Pessis of Wibki - HoET015
Jul 20, 2014 • 36 min
Shachar Pessis is the founder and CEO of Wibki. Mr. Pessis and his team have created a great web-based bookmarking tool. Shachar shares how Wibki is a great addition to every classroom. Follow Shachar…
Take My Wife; Take Her! A Conversation With Katelyn Nesi - HoET014
Jul 6, 2014 • 41 min
Katelyn Nesi is the Library Media Specialist at Shore Regional High School (NJ) Wall Township High School (NJ) [Updated 2/15]. Mrs. Nesi, my wife, makes her first appearance on the podcast and shares some insight on moving to a new place and…
Virtual Conference Attendance And A Conversation With Tim Charleston - HoET013
Jun 22, 2014 • 53 min
Tim Charleston stops by to share his views on technology integration and to share his favorite apps and education technology.
Digital Lead Learner Theresa Stager - HoET012
Jun 8, 2014 • 53 min
Theresa Stager is an elementary school principal who just completed her first year as the lead learner. Principal Stager talks about her use of technology as a school administrator.
Gaming in the Physics Classroom with Matt Blackman - HoET011
May 25, 2014 • 32 min
Matthew Blackman, an AP Physics teacher, talks about his use of games in his classroom as well as his interest in game design and his website, The Universe and More where he publishes his own physics-based games.
Tech Integration Obsession & Google with Natalie O’Neil - HoET010
May 11, 2014 • 42 min
Natalie O’Neil, a tech-savvy high school English teacher, talks about her plunge into education technology and shares some of the great ways she is integrating technology in her high school.
Technology and Administration with Jessica Johnson (@principalj) - HoET009
Apr 27, 2014 • 42 min
Jessica Johnson is a tech-savvy Principal who shares her views on a variety of technologies that shes used as a teacher and now employs as a school leader.
The Bracketology of Technology | My #EdTech Final Four - HoET007
Mar 30, 2014 • 18 min
I pay homage to the Final Four and share my #EdTech Final Four of apps and technology from the East, South, Midwest and West regions!
Comic Strip Makers and a Conversation with Darek Teller of - HoET006
Mar 16, 2014 • 37 min
A great interview with Darek Teller from Celly. Celly believes small messages change the world so they built a place.
Rubrics and a Conversation with Andria Trivisonno of - HoET005
Mar 2, 2014 • 35 min
UPDATE (10/2/17): Andria Trivisonno was the Marketing Team Leader for which shut down in Fall 2017.
Backchanneling and a Conversation with Carina Gonzalez, LMS - HoET004
Feb 16, 2014 • 35 min
Carina Gonzalez and I discuss the technology in a school library as well as the things that Carina is doing in her library!
Online Learning and the @EdTechMaestro, Joseph Iacono - HoET003
Feb 2, 2014 • 41 min
Joseph Iacono, the EdTech Maestro, talks about how the NYCDOE is providing a great experience to its students.
Science, Technology and LMS’s - HoET002
Jan 19, 2014 • 26 min
Alex Rosenwald shares his thoughts on connecting in the classroom and how valuable technology is to the science curriculum.
Welcome to House of #EdTech - An Introduction and MORE! - HoET001
Jan 5, 2014 • 19 min
Welcome to the first episode of House of #EdTech!