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EP 132 - “Midsummer Malaise!”
Jul 24 • 63 min
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #132 for July 24th, 2020 Title: “Midsummer Malaise!” In this episode we talk… Our summer schedules as we engage distance learners. Also Google Slides, HyperDocs & digitizing those old video tapes of yours,…
EP 121- “Summer Lovin’, Summer Learnin’!”
Jun 19 • 60 min
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #131 for June 19th, 2020 Title: “Summer Lovin’, Summer Learnin’!” In this episode we talk… Some of the items we will be partaking this summer! Also some PowerPoint talk and a gem of a YouTube channel you…
Game Night #3
May 21
We played a rendition for the Newlywed Game with some dear and wonderful friends on this episode. Come listen as we play a fun rendition of this classic game show with our friends Jennifer (https://twitter.com/jkloczko) and Sam Kloczko Jessica…
EP 130 - “Wrap it up”
May 17
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #129 for May 17th, 2020 Title: “Wrap it up” In this episode we talk… Some ideas how to wrap up this wacky school year by making end of the year videos. Also lets talk copyright and music, plus ways to…
Game Night #2
May 10
Had fun on Check This Out Game Night #2 playing Guesspionage & Fibbage! Thank you to our friends Gregg Eilers (https://twitter.com/greggeilers), Karly Moura (https://twitter.com/KarlyMoura), Bryon Carpenter (https://twitter.com/BryonCar), Jennifer Wolfe…
EP 129 “The Kids Are Talking”
May 1
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #129 for May 1, 2020 Title: “The Kids Are Talking” In this episode we talk… A survey we shared out about distance learning from the students’ point of views. Plus PE Challenges from home and some DIY projects…
Check This Out Game Time!
Apr 18
This episode was game night with friends! Ed Campos Jr., Jen Giffen, Andy Losik, Cristina Bustamante, Karly Moura joined us for a fun game of MixTape!!! Hopefully more games are in store! Thank You to: * Ed Campos Jr (Ed Campos Jr.…
EP128 -“Connecting During The Crisis”
Apr 7
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #128 for March 23rd, 2020 Title: “Connecting During The Crisis” In this episode we talk… What’s working these days while staying connected during this crisis. Plus who are you using for your video conference…
EP 128 “Check this Shukes DIESOL TOSA’s Giff Out”
Mar 23
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #128 for March 23rd, 2020 Title: “Check this Shukes DIESOL TOSA’s Giff Out” In this episode we talked… About how we are dealing with the current situation in the world And some of your favorites from the…
EP 127 - “Reshurrrgence”
Mar 10
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #127 for March 10th, 2020Title: “Reshurrrgence”In this episode we talk… * About CTE and Career and College Readiness * Plus, google assistant now can read web pages and flying some drones * And Extensions,…
EP 126 - “What’s In A Brand?”
Feb 17
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #126 for February 17th, 2020 Title: “What’s In A Brand?” In this episode we … About branding your schools and the stories you tell. And Google slides ideas and a really cool AR idea Plus Resources for…
EP 125 “Live from CAPCON 2020”
Feb 9
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #125 for February 9th, 2020 Title: “Live from CAPCON2020” In this episode we … Talk with Gina Ripley, Ed Campos Jr. and Nicole Beardsley… LIVE Fliphunts, Saturday Teachers, Vision Boards Pie Charts of…
EP 124 - “ISTE 20 is a coming”
Jan 26
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #124 for January 26th, 2020Title: “ISTE 20 is a coming”In this episode we … * Have our first talk about the ISTE Conference. * Plus lot of video tools, plus my dream of a one charger world * Adobe Character…
EP123- “That’s a Wrap 2019”
Jan 1
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #123 for January 1st, 2020 Title: “That’s a Wrap 2019” In this episode we talk about… About wrapping up 2019 and some ed tech debachles from the last decade. Fun techie family games you can check out…
EP 122 - “Tis The Season”
Dec 12, 2019
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #122 for December 12th, 2019 Title: “Tis The Season” In this episode we talk about… A Create with Chrome calendar. Updates in the Ed Tech world and do you want to present at Fall CUE next year A wacky…
EP 121 - Shaped By Songs
Nov 25, 2019
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #121 for November 25th, 2019 Title: “Shaped By Songs” In this episode we talk… We started the episode discussing sharing gratitude being the Thanksgiving season then spent a lot of time on 5 albums that…
EP 120 - “Relationships”
Nov 7, 2019
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #120 for November 7th, 2019 Title: “Relationships” In this episode we talk… Building and fostering Relationships with students and adults. Plus map tools and my favorite Poly line tool Adobe’s new photoshop…
An Extraordinary Ed-ition - Ed Campos Fall CUE Keynote
Oct 26, 2019
This special issue of Check This Out, we are featuring Ed Campos Jr and his recent Keynote speech during the Fall CUE (https://cue.org/)conference at Cordova High School in Folsom, California. You can view …
EP 119- “Hidden Agendas”
Oct 17, 2019
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #119 for October 17th, 2019 Title: “Hidden Agendas” In this episode we talk… * Posting agendas and daily objectives on the board. * Casting your chromebooks, and Tweeting from your school accounts * And what…
EP 118 - “Introducing Tilt 6”
Sep 28, 2019
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #118 for September 28, 2019 Title: “Introducing Tilt 6” In this episode we talk… Is digital citizenship like teaching Family life? Also have you looked at your school’s website recently? Revisiting another…
EP 117 - “Finding Your Groove”
Sep 16, 2019
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #117 for September 16th, 2019 Title: “ Finding Your Groove” In this episode we talk about… Getting back into the groove of daily routines. Ideas for writing prompts, and making your own screencasts Photo…
EP 116 - “Sock It & Croc It”
Sep 3, 2019
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #116 for July 1st, 2019 Title: “Sock It & Croc It” In this episode we talk… * about why we’ve been gone so long. * Plus, first day activities, and managing your out of control email * Some Googley stuff, a…
EP 115 - “ISTE/NOTatISTE”
Jul 1, 2019
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast! Episode #115 for July 1st, 2019 Title: “ISTE/NOTatISTE” In this episode we talk about… * Going to ISTE * And NOT attending ISTE, plus drones, Google expeditions and more * Also, EquityEDU, an online music maker and…
EP 114 - “Jaunting Into Summer”
Jun 21, 2019
Welcome to The Check This Out Podcast!Episode #114 for June 21st, 2019Title: “Jaunting Into Summer”In this episode… About our summer extravaganzas a stuff. Big updates at ISTE, And photo fun, transcribing notes, and wizards unite! Show Notes:…
EP113 - “Gettin’ Around”
May 23, 2019
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EP112 - Empowering Others
May 5, 2019
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Episode #112 for May 5th, 2019 Title: “Empowering Others” In this episode… About empowering others during trainings and workshops Also some updates in the Ed Tech world and digital breakouts for your staff ,…
EP 111 - “Spring Cleaning”
Apr 20, 2019
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EP 110 - Running On Fumes
Apr 9, 2019
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast!With your hosts Ryan O’Donnell and Brian BriggsIn this episode we talk… * Getting happy during irritable times. * iPad video editing & who just made it into The Google Graveyard * Audio in Google Slides,Hipster Google…
EP109 - Reflecting on #CUE19
Mar 20, 2019
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Episode #109 for March 20th, 2019 Title: “Reflecting on #CUE19” In this episode… We cover our CUE 19 recap. HP Reveal & Stickers, Stickers, Stickers! Plus, update to expeditions on ios, Friendmoji recommendation,…
EP 108 - “Rainbow CUE-Nection”
Mar 10, 2019
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Episode #108 for March 10th, 2019 Title: “Rainbow CUE-Nection” In this episode… It’s our CUE 19 primer. Plus a talk about AI, twitter for newbies and straight talking from Gerry Brooks Also font pairings for google…
EP 107 - “One OH Seven”
Mar 3, 2019
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Episode #106 for March 3rd, 2019 Title: “One Oh Seven” In this episode… In this episode we talk about… A study about smartphones in the classroom. Plus we’ll talk about resources from common sense media and the…
EP 106 - #PodcastEDU
Feb 20, 2019
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast!Episode #106 for February 20, 2019Title: “#PodcastEDU”In this episode… * #PodcastEDU * One of my favorite iPad apps and a new game to try out * Plus a 360 camera, Merge cube Social Emotional app, and much much more……
EP 105 - “Remember to Smile”
Feb 10, 2019
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Episode #105 for February 10, 2019 Title: “Remember to Smile” In this episode… The power of positivity. Plus upcoming PD opportunities and school communication ideas And A few items to share since it’s been a while…
EP 104 - “Create With Chromebooks”
Jan 20, 2019
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Episode #104 for January 20, 2019 Title: “Creating With Chromebooks” In this episode… We talk with Andy Losik (https://twitter.com/mrlosik) about creating with chromebooks. Getting our students to play, and Google…
EP 103 - Gay Krause of KCI
Jan 13, 2019
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Episode #103 for January 13, 2019 Title: “Gay Krause of KCI” In this episode we … We had a conversation with the founder of the Krause Center of Innovation! Also, it’s the Laverne & Shirley to Happy days, The Frazier…
EP 102 - A Look Back on 2018
Dec 31, 2018
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Episode #102 for December 31st, 2018 Title: “A Look Back on 2018” In this episode we … Were inspired by President Obama’s facebook post about looking back over the past year. Plus Winter Break ideas, backgrounds…
EP101-The Spirit of Giving
Dec 14, 2018
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Episode #101 for December 13th, 2018 Title: “The Spirit of Giving” In this episode we talk about the season and spirit of giving. Plus Google Slides tips, advents calendars and a little about Morgan Freeman, And end…
EP100.1 - A Little Bit of Gratitude
Dec 8, 2018
Bonus episode to episode 100, messages from our friends, I mean… family. Thank you for listening.
EP100 - Turn Of The Century
Dec 5, 2018
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Episode #100 for December 4th, 2018Title: “Turn of the Century” In this episode we talk… - In this episode we talk the hits and misses of the previous 100. And a few shows and people that have influenced …
EP99 - “One Away”
Nov 28, 2018
- Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Episode #99 for November 28th, 2018 Title: “One Away” In this episode we talk… - Finding the right balance with work life and personal life. A web based Photoshop alternative, photo walks,
EP98 - New Connection
Nov 16, 2018
- Episode #98 for November 16th, 2018 - New Connections In this episode we talk about… - Our new partnership opportunity with the Krause Center of Innovation. Photo and camera tips, Book Creator updates, plus a student podcast challenge
EP 97 - “Giving Thanks”
Nov 1, 2018
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EP96 - I Love Rocky Road
Oct 24, 2018
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Episode #96 for October 24th, 2018 Title: “I Love Rocky Road” In this episode we talk… - Our Fall CUE recap - Video editor from Adobe, iPad & iPhone - A new podcasting app synth,
EP95 - Fall CUE Follow Up
Oct 22, 2018
- - Episode #95 for October 21st, 2018 Title: Fall CUE Follow Up In this mini episode we will share our experiences from Fall CUE . A conference FOR educators BY educators. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/ctoep95 If you are enjoying the show,
EP94 - “Fall CUE is Coming”
Oct 7, 2018
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Episode #94 Fall CUE is Coming! In this episode we talk… - Preparing for Fall CUE, and come see us and share what we should check out. - Animated gifs in education,
EP 93 - “International Podcast Day”
Sep 30, 2018
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! In this episode we talk… - Podcasting and the international podcasting day and what we give back to the podcasting community. - Drones, Data Dashboard and a Google Keep extension. - Edison Robots,
Ep 92 - “Take It Easy”
Sep 20, 2018
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! In this episode we talk… - Easing up with Social media plus the new report from Common Sense Media. - Video tools, and old projectors - Some AR/VR programs and the new Sphero Bolt -
EP91- “What’s it Worth to you”
Sep 3, 2018
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast!In this episode we talk…~ Subscriptions we subscribe to and is it worth it? ~ Animated gifs and a MyMaps lesson idea~ A new backchannel tool, Window inks and much much more… Show Notes: http://bit.
EP 90 - Staying Sane
Aug 19, 2018
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! In this episode we talk… - Ways to stay sane during the school year. - First day back ideas like Flipgrid, Breakout, Hyperdocs and cell phone gadgets. - Board Games,
EP 89 - Back To School
Aug 4, 2018
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast!In this episode we talk… - How we are starting off the school year with a focus on learning EXPERIENCES not just lessons. MAKING!, Edu Gifs and Grammar for Google Docs Plus…an icebreaker to remember names,
EP 88- Summer Connections
Jul 15, 2018
- In this episode we talk… - Connecting and disconnecting for the summer. Classrooms signs, books and audiobooks from your local library, plus updates to Google Photos Temporary tattoos, Hero’s Journey Lesson plan from Ramsey Musallam,
EP 87 - ISTE, A Look Back
Jun 30, 2018
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! EP 87 - ISTE, A Look Back In this episode, we talk about: - - Our experiences of being at ISTE and Not at ISTE - Plus Adobe’s announcement about project Rush, Instagram’s new platform,
EP 86 - Are you a Fanboy / Fangirl?
Jun 14, 2018
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! EP 86 - Are you a Fanboy / Fangirl? In this episode, we talk about talking about being too loyal to one product, being too much of a fan to one thing. Plus how to “show what you know”, Summer PD Opportunities,
EP85- “Shut-Up”
Jun 3, 2018
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast!Ep 84 - “Shut up!”In this episode, we talk about talking about the article Start Training The Teachers And Stop Blaming The iPad. Also we checked out VR Tour created by Ryan, Emoji Scavenger Hunt,
EP 84 “Welcome Cristina”
May 19, 2018
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Ep 84 - “Welcome Cristina” In this episode, we get to know the handler of Team *RyBri”, Cristina Bustamante @Cbustamante2222. We also talk about Syncing Adobe spark with Google for single sign on for stu…
ep83 - Learning Spaces & More
May 7, 2018
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Ep 83 - “Learning Spaces & More” In this episode we Deep dive in with learning spaces inspired by current projects CUE BOLD. Plus, we talked about new listicles, Google I/O .
EP 82 - “Quick Tips and Time Savers”
Apr 15, 2018
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Episode 82 - “Quick Tips and Time Savers”In this episode we started to talk all about what it means to be a connected educators. Please, tweet us your thoughts what it means to be a connected educators and us…
Ep 81 - “Spring Cleaning”
Apr 8, 2018
Ep 81 - “Spring Cleaning”In this episode we talk all about our CUE experiences and Spring Break! Plus, we talked about the ChromeOS tablet a bit about the Apple EDU event. And Also, great people, great programs and great times!
Ep80 - Happy Easter
Apr 1, 2018
Yes, the OD and Briggs are back with this holiday Episode! In this episode we talk about: Minecraft Color by Number What we did over Spring Break And so much more Sit back and enjoy this episode of check this out and Happy Easter, and…
Episode 79 - Hot Wings & Street Massages
Mar 13, 2018
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! POWERED BY CUE!!!Episode 79 - Hot Wings & Street MassagesWith your hosts Ryan O’Donnell (@creativeedtech) and Brian Briggs (https://twitter.com/bribriggs#mce_temp_url#)
EP 78 “What to Expect…” Part 2
Mar 4, 2018
This is part 2 of the 3 part series, What To Expect When You Are Expecting To Go To The CUE Conference. We cover what to expect between the hours of 8:00am and 4pm. Covering sessions and tips for you while you attend CUE 18 during the day.
EP 76 - What to Expect When You are Expecting to Attend a Conference
Feb 23, 2018
This part 1 of a 3 part series of What to Expect When You are Expecting to Attend a Conference. Part one is the planning and packing stage. What should we bring to the conference? What should I plan for? You’ll have to Check This Out to find out!
EP 77 “I’ll Tumble For Ya!”
Feb 15, 2018
EP 77 “I’ll Tumble For Ya!” Ryan interviews Marshall from the Tumble Science Podcast for this episode. They discuss adventures in podcast and how Marshall and his wife ventured down this path of a podcast for kids focused on science.
Ep 75 - “The Unstructured Show”
Feb 4, 2018
In this episode we talk all about screen capturing and multiple programs to use. Plus the power of unstructured play, and some new updates coming to our favorite programs. We went over some tools like: ETC! 2018 And then I was like…
Ep 74 - “What’s new for CUE in 2018”
Jan 16, 2018
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Ep 74 - “What’s new for CUE in 2018” In this episode, we talked with the Director of Member Engagement, Cate Tolai! We spun her wheel of fun and shared what to expect in 2018 with CUE!
Ep 73 -What We’ll Do in 2018
Dec 23, 2017
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Ep 73 -What We’ll Do in 2018 IN THIS EPISODE WE TALK ABOUT: - In this episode, we talked about what we will do in 2018, like: - Admin Credential - First ISTE as a presenter - Create with WeVideo
Ep 72 -Stocking Stuffers
Dec 7, 2017
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Ep 72 -Stocking Stuffers IN THIS EPISODE WE TALK ABOUT: - In this special holiday episode we talk all about toys, tech and gifts for the holiday and the return of one of favorite guests. -
Ep 71 - It’s Never Too Late To Say Thanks
Nov 29, 2017
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Ep 71 - It’s Never Too Late To Say Thanks IN THIS EPISODE WE TALK ABOUT: - People that have inspired us that we wanted to say thanks to - A special Check This Out gift for the month of December -
EP 70 - The Big Announcement
Nov 15, 2017
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Ep 70 - The Big Announcement IN THIS EPISODE WE TALK ABOUT: - In this episode we talk about our keynote Central Valley CA - Google tools and the New wonder workshop robot -
EP 68 - Creative Conversation with Matt Miller
Oct 19, 2017 • 59 min
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! - Ep 68 - Conversations with Matt Miller IN THIS EPISODE WE TALK WITH MATT MILLER * We have check this out moments with Matt * Talk about things we would like to Ditch! * Plus, much much more! -
EP 67 - Butterflies and Death Metal
Sep 25, 2017 • 58 min
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Ep 67 - Butterflies and Death Metal IN THIS EPISODE WE TALK ABOUT * In this episode!We talk about the CapCUE techfest, Possible Blab alternatives * We chat about screencasting on iPads and podcasting lesson…
EP 66 - Creative Conversation with Tony Vincent
Aug 31, 2017 • 68 min
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Episode #66; Creative Conversation with Tony Vincent IN THIS EPISODE WE TALK ABOUT
 * We actually were honored to have a conversation with Tony Vincent!
 * We talk about all about design,
EP 65 - Isolation Breeds Stagnation
Aug 12, 2017 • 48 min
Check This Out Episode 65 - IN THIS EPISODE WE TALK ABOUT - In this episode we talk about catching up over the summer and FlipGrid Fever - Plus new adventures in education - And quite a few podcasts to make you think - Show Notes: http://bit.
Ep 64- Live from MERIT 17
Jul 19, 2017 • 49 min
Check this out- episode 64! For this episode, Ryan and I did some recording while we were at the Krause Center of Innovation during or stay at the MERIT 2017 Program. MERIT stands for Making Education Relevant and Interactive through Technology and was…
Ep 63 - We’re Not At ISTE17
Jun 26, 2017 • 45 min
Check This Out Episode 63 - IN THIS EPISODE WE TALK ABOUT - ISTE and NOTATISTE17, Gabsee and wonder workshop curriculum - Also; tools to modify your Gmail use - Plus, Disco Destruction and ISTE Raps - Show Notes: http://bit.ly/checkthisout63 -
An Exclusive Interview with Pfht!
Jun 21, 2017 • 35 min
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! - IN THIS EPISODE … I had the privilege to interview the one and only Pfht! aka Sophie Briggs. We discussed
 * Transition from Elementary School to Middle School
Ep 62 - NOT your end of year show
Jun 1, 2017 • 60 min
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! IN THIS EPISODE WE TALK ABOUT
 * Merit program at the Krause Center of Innovation
 * Also; Google Photos Books, Google Classroom, Schoology & Memes!!!
 * Chrome experiments, google keep, and much more…
Ep 61 - Have a Stellar Week
May 1, 2017 • 58 min
Episode 61 - “Have a Stellar Week” - IN THIS EPISODE WE TALK ABOUT
~ Our trip to the Lead 3 symposium, Zoomph!
~ Also tools and apps for reflecting
~ Plus, personalized chocolate! 
 If you are enjoying the show,
Lead 3 Continuation
Apr 28, 2017 • 10 min
The is not technically an episode, just more of an extension of our Connecting with Your Community session we presented at the Lead 3 Symposium last week. This is a chance to share the recordings done during our session. Thanks to John Eick,
Ep60 - THE Google Innovation Guy, Eric Curts
Mar 28, 2017 • 70 min
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! This is Episode 60 with our guest Eric Curts. He is an amazing educator that is Google Guru that just doesn’t know the in’s and out’s of google but how to create meaningful and engaging lessons for students.
Ep 59 - And We’re Back… At CUE
Mar 24, 2017 • 17 min
This episode was recorded in the back hallway of the Renaissance Hotel where we interviewed passersby on the things that we should check out. So thank your for listening to the show and thank you Corey, Julie, Misty, Pablo, Jason, Rick and many more.
Ep 58 - The CUE Tsunami
Mar 14, 2017 • 47 min
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! Episode 58, with Ryan O’Donnell and Brian Briggs - In this episode we talk about: Tips for presenting at conferences Also; how to connect with your audience.
Ep 57 - Our moment of awesome, and Hall be thy name
Mar 6, 2017 • 57 min
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! With your hosts Ryan O’Donnell and Brian Briggs You are listening to episode 57: “Our moment of awesome, and Hall be thy name” - In this episode we had the privilege to talk with Hall Davidson of Discover…
Ep 56 - This is Episode 56
Feb 22, 2017 • 44 min
Episode #56 for February 22, 2017 Title: “This is episode 56” - IN THIS EPISODE WE TALK ABOUT * StarTracker VR, AllSides.com, Tweetchat.com * Also; Google Slides, Twitter & Tweetdeck, podcasts to check ooouuuuttttt
Ep 55 - Comparison is the Thief of Joy
Feb 5, 2017 • 63 min
That’s right, You are listening to Episode #55 for Feb 4th 2017 Title: “Comparison is the Thief of Joy” IN THIS EPISODE WE TALK ABOUT: - Brief politics and social media, Chrome Extension, & Loog Guitars - Also; CUE Rockstar History Edition,
Ep 54 - The Platinum Age of Podcasting
Jan 24, 2017 • 53 min
In this episode we talk about: - Digital Citizenship with parents,KCI Merit program, Toontastic 3D - Hyperdocs, Google Expeditions, and Snapseed - Plus, Vocaroo, Twisted Wave & Sandtrap and many more… -
Ep 53 - “The Year In Review”
Dec 31, 2016 • 110 min
Welcome to the Check This Out Podcast! With your hosts Ryan and Brian In this Episode we talk about: - Our top five highlights of 2016 - Also; our rants, ransoms and requests for 2017 - Plus, WE HAVE GUESTS ON THE SHOW!!!
Ep. 52 - “Xmas Crack”
Dec 18, 2016 • 51 min
In this episode we talk about: Homebrew Computer Club, Instructables, Also; Fiverr, Google Expeditions, Family Feud Plus, What’s on our menu. All on Episode 52 - “Xmas Crack” Dont forget to check out our sites, http://checkthisoutsite.weebly.
Ep - 51 “The Minute After Marble Rye”
Dec 5, 2016 • 48 min
In this episode of Check This Out, we covered so many wonderful topics. With being Computer Science Education Week, we discussed Hour of Code and shared some resources. Also share some cool tools to check out like Rocket Book Wave, Code and Go,
Episode 50 - “I Wonder How We Made It To Episode 50!”
Nov 11, 2016 • 54 min
- - Check This Out! IN THIS EPISODE WE TALK ABOUT: - WonderChat, We Video & where to find photos for you class projects online Also, K-2 kids & tech, Green screen kits, Google Sites Plus, Google Maps Street View and many more … - -
Episode 49 - Haiku Hi Q
Nov 3, 2016 • 46 min
In this episode… - We talk about our experiences about attending and presenting at Fall CUE - What educators do after a conference to make it sticky - Plus, Voice Recorders, Creating With Chromebooks, Green Screen and many more…, -
Episode 48 - Frazzled for Fall CUE
Oct 25, 2016 • 50 min
In this episode we chat about: Virtual Reality Fall CUE Icons Templates Mindfulness & MORE You’ve got to Check This Out!
Check This Out Minute with The Ed Tech Takeout Team
Oct 21, 2016 • 3 min
Mindy Cairney and Jonathan Wylie from the Ed Tech Takeout podcast share something for you all to check out. While you’re at it, check out their podcast! http://edtechtakeout.podbean.com/
EP 47Je Suis G Suite
Oct 5, 2016 • 36 min
This episode we wrapped up the CapCUE Techfest #capcuePLN that happened over the weekend. Ryan shared his new cohort he is running in his district. We shared thought on the Google Keynote and on something things we are keeping our eyes on.
Episode 46 - It’s so very Zen
Sep 28, 2016 • 46 min
We are back with “Zengeance”! This episode we are trying the new medium of Zencastr.com. Seem very cool sorry far for podcasting! Anyways, this episode we covered what we have been up to. Brian share about the amazing and sold out conference of…
Check This Out Minute with Rolland Chidiac
Sep 26, 2016 • 2 min
This minute is from Rolland Chidiac. You can find and follow him on twitter at @rchids
Check This Out Minute with Cate Tolnai
Sep 16, 2016 • 2 min
Cate Tolani,@catetolnai, dropping some knowledge on this episode of the Check This Out Minute.
Check This Out Minute with Corey Coble
Sep 9, 2016 • 1 min
Our next minute is add by a good friend Corey Coble. A teacher in the Dry Creek School district and you can follow him on twitter at @CVRscience7. Yes, he’s an awesome Science dude!
Ep. 45 “No Labor Pains Here ”
Sep 5, 2016 • 52 min
What Have We Been Up To… - For this lovely Monday we shared what we have been up to. We described our upcoming event, the CapCUE Techfest, and what to expect and some people to check out! Ryan stumbled upon the sports update of his alma mater,
Check This Out Minute with Joe Sanfelippo
Aug 31, 2016 • 2 min
This Check This Out Minute is with Superintendent Joe Sanfelippo where he shares some tips on Podcasting.
Check This Out Minute with Sylvia Duckworth
Aug 25, 2016 • 2 min
We were fortunate to have Sylvia Duckworth add a gem for our Check This Out Minute. Thank you so much Sylvia!
Ep 44 - Bye Bye Blab
Aug 24, 2016 • 44 min
Check This OutThis episode marks a new chapter in the life of Check This Out. We welcome the 2000’s again with using Skype as the medium as recording since we had to say goodbye to Blab and soon Google Hangouts. Waaaaa.
Check This Out Minute with Jon Corippo
Aug 23, 2016 • 2 min
Jon Corippo has the mic for our very first Check This Out for a minute. Come listen what cool tool he has to share with us all. What should we check out? Have an idea you would like to share? Call us and leave a message on our voicemail at (91…
Check this out for a second
Aug 20, 2016 • 4 min
Exciting and new addition to the show that includes you, the listener! Check this out!
Ep 43 - End of Summer
Aug 7, 2016 • 63 min
The boys are back ending the summer with a bang and starting off another amazing school year! We were lucky enough to have Judy Blakeney @judyblakeney and Jon Samuelson @jonsamuelson pop in and share something for us all to check out!
Episode 42.1 Just freestylin’
Jul 22, 2016 • 3 min
Thank goodness this isn’t the Real Emergency Broadcast system or we would all be in trouble. Just a quick episode to make sure I have the feed and hosting set up correctly. Dont forget to Check This Out. That reminds me,
Episode 42 - It’s Slurpee Day!!!
Jul 11, 2016 • 44 min
It’s SLURPEE DAY!!! 7/11 Check out there slurpee deals at http://fiftee.slurpee.com/ for their 50…
Episode 41- Not At ISTE
Jun 29, 2016 • 59 min
As the title says, we were not at ISTE. Ryan and Brian discuss topics they saw from a far that h…
Episode 40 - Sorry Brent, we ran out of time
Jun 25, 2016 • 60 min
This episode we covered what we are up to recently like trainings in Georgia, Texas, & CUE Rockst…
CUE Rockstar Summer Preview
Jun 1, 2016 • 47 min
For this special episode we have Jon Corripo and Danielle Forst join Check This Out to do a summe…
Episode 38 - Leo Laporte & The Maker Faire
May 25, 2016 • 57 min
As the title states, we covered our trip to see the Podfather himself Leo Laporte in Petaluma cov…
Episode 37 - Snapchat & All That Bacon Jam
May 16, 2016 • 70 min
On this episode we had the privilege to have Bill Selak join us on Check This Out. We had a wond…
Ep. 36 - May the Pi Be With You
May 5, 2016 • 62 min
The title says it all, this episode covers mainly the recent trip to the #picademy in San Jose, C…
Episode #35 “The ConnectedTL Hangover”
Apr 27, 2016 • 57 min
For this episode, we were fortunate to be part of the #ConnectedTL twitter chat about podcasting …
Late Night Surge Ep34
Apr 12, 2016 • 92 min
We were fortunate to have Blake Montgomery & Mary Jo Madda from EdSurge spend the evening with us…
Ep33-Podcast of the Beast
Apr 5, 2016 • 57 min
This episode we started with Rocklin Unified’s PD day and the Growth Mindset and discussed Union …
CUE It Up! Episode 32
Mar 22, 2016 • 38 min
In this episode we recapped our recent trip to the CUE Conference in Palm Springs. When share th…
Make Room For Pie - Episode 31
Mar 14, 2016 • 53 min
Check This Out! This episode we recap CUE Rockstar Roseville and Talk about the upcoming CUE Con…
Episode 30 - The Final Countdown with the Grumpy Teachers
Feb 22, 2016 • 82 min
It was not grumpy times this week, it was entertaining! What a great show with Scott Bedley and …
Check This Out - Ep. 29
Feb 15, 2016 • 50 min
We spent Valentine’s Day this year podcasting sharing tech tools with each other. We spoke about…
Episode 28 - The Big Pause
Feb 11, 2016 • 48 min
Exciting episode that had a teeny break in the middle where Brian struggled to stall, but he mana…
Check This Out - Draft Day Special
Feb 4, 2016 • 39 min
It’s the day we have been waiting for, The Draft Day Special! The day we find out who will be le…
Episode 27 “Check THEM Out”
Jan 24, 2016
This Episode we shared our experiences at Google / Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Symposium at the Goo…
Check This Out Episode 26 - This Just In!
Jan 18, 2016
In this episode we discuss our upcoming visits to Ed Camp 123 and the Nevada CUE Conference, 21st Century Learning Conference. We also have a big reveal about the upcoming CUE Rockstar Draft Day Special! We go over Advanced Tools in Twitter,
Episode 25 - Best of 2015
Jan 7, 2016
This episode we went over our 5 maybe 6 memorable apps or moments that were our favorite Check This Out moments. We covered moments like CUE Rockstar Tahoe to Newsela. Even came up with a few ideas for future episodes.
Episode 24 - Christmas is Here!
Dec 21, 2015
For this episode we have a special guest, The one and only, like James Brown the hardest working person of show business, but the hardest working person in Education… Jon Corippo. We covered what we are doing over the break with our down time. We shared…
Check This Out Episode 23 - Star Wars
Dec 14, 2015
This episode we discussed our favorite Star Wars memories and how we plan on viewing the new release of “The Force Awakens”. Yes, we can be nerdy. We are also checking out… Cookie Caster, Sharing Google Photos, Star Wars Scene Maker, Audiobooks created…
Check This Out Ep 22 Coaches Corner
Dec 9, 2015
This week we had a special guest Coach Ben (@cogswell_ben). We covered TOSA Rockstar, CETPA and Student Privacy with GAFE. We also checked out Cardboard Camera, All things about Visual Tweets, Class Cards, Theta S Camera, Adobe Color Picker & Get Epic.…
“Check It Out, We’re LEGAL” Episode 21
Nov 30, 2015
We talked CETPA Conference and CueRockstar TOSA in SF. We checked out #Faceparty, ChatterPix, Action Movie FX, makey makies and coding in Mozilla.
Check This Out! Episode 20 - Be Thankful
Nov 23, 2015
We covered the CUE Rockstar Admin camp, and creating menu of Professional Development options for the teachers of Rocklin. We were Thankful for having Andrew Schwab @anotherschwab , Gregg Eilers @greggeilers and Corey Coble @CVRscience7 join our show for…
Check This Out - Episode 19
Nov 16, 2015
This week we shared the Sphero SPRk Innovator program, CUE Rockstar Admin Camp and a DIY My Podcast Studio!!! We even went from Creepers to Coffee in 3 steps! Our check this out moments included The Room 3, Free Play Music, Free Sound . Org, Unroll.me app…
Episode 18 -All Are Welcome
Nov 9, 2015 • 50 min
This week we covered Steam Carnival SF, and a visit to Texas with the Ysleta School District. Our Check this out moments (#ctomoment) include: The Foos, Wikipedia Fun, Ricoh Theta, Finding Images tools and tricks and many more spontaneous mentions. Plus…
Fall CUE Recap
Oct 29, 2015
For this episode, we had friends John Eick and Cate Tolnai join us as we share some of your take aways and Check This Out Moments of Fall CUE that happened Nov. 23-24 in Napa, CA.
Our Podcast Session at #FallCUE
Oct 24, 2015
I have to apologize because the microphone was in the front of the room as Ryan and Brian were walking around.
Episode #15 - AOL is Alive
Oct 18, 2015 • 36 min
This week, we are joined by a special guest. We cover what we are up to from Homecoming to Prepping for Fall CUE. We decided on #ctomoment and we went over: The Wonder App, Notability, Newsela.com, Tinkerplay, AOL.On, and Tag Clouds. Make sure you check…
Check This Out- Episode 14
Oct 12, 2015
Covered what we are up to and trying out Blab. Our check this out moments include: View Master VR, Google Keep, YouTube 360, Interactive Stories & Inklewriter. Shout Outs to Kelly Martin, Joe Young , Coach Ben, Karly Moura, Cate Tolnai & Lisa Highfill.…
Check This Out, Live on Assignment
Sep 29, 2015
This weeks episode is actually taken from the video filmed from the CapCUE Techfest that took place on Sept 26th. Check out the visuals on YouTube to see the footage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-crovFw1Xs&feature=youtu.be
Come Fly With Us
Sep 19, 2015
We covered more PD, Daniel Pink and shared Polar 3D printer, fun newsletters, fun facts and Frank Sinatra. Also, need to check out the 2 Bit Circus and the STEAM Carnival!
Episode 12 - PD Never Ends
Sep 9, 2015
This episode we cover what we’ve been up to these days. We also want you to check out Jeopardy, LiquidText, Ozobot & the Google Street View App. Special shout outs to Shout Outs David Theriault @davidtedu…
Episode eleven!
Aug 29, 2015
Ryan and Brian discuss how the new school year is settling in and each share 2, yes 2 things to check out. Brian cheated and shared three. “Check this out!”
Episode Ten- What’s New
Aug 21, 2015 • 28 min
Discuss What we will be trying new this upcoming school year
Episode 9: End of Summer
Aug 19, 2015
Our review of summer and our Professional Development adventures
Episode 8 - CUE Wrap Up
Jul 15, 2015
Wrap up from our CUE Rockstar Camp in Lake Tahoe. We go over our recap, the GIF debate, GIF camera apps, Geocaching and Future Conferences
Live on assignment at CUE Rockstar Lake Tahoe
Jul 10, 2015
Out recording from CUE Rockstar with video. The video can be found at checkthissiteout.org
Episode 6 - The Twitter Chat
Jul 1, 2015
We were moderators of the Connected TL twitter chat and thought it would be fun to record the wackiness of what went on during the hour chat. Thanks to Cate Tolnai and Craig Yen for contributing and helping us during this edition
Episode 5 - The Connected Tweetcher
Jun 13, 2015
Today’s guest is Cate Tolnai @CateTolnai. Talking staying connecting though the summer with Twitter and Voxer.
Episode 4: The Magic of Digital Storytelling
May 30, 2015
Ryan and Brian have first special guest, Jen Kloczko. We talk Digital Storytelling and share some of our favorite tools and techniques. You’ve got to Check This Out!
Episode #3: Let’s Play More!
May 19, 2015 • 23 min
Covering PBL, Makers Faire and more!
Power of the Podcast
May 8, 2015 • 25 min
We are covering Twitter, Weebly and Quizlet
Maiden Voyage
Apr 23, 2015 • 21 min
Maiden Voyage