Creating Podcasts: How? Why? 

#CEMM - Connected Educators Monthly Meetup
Zoom talk & chat

3/21/2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST

The March #CEMM is focusing on why podcasts are important to today's teaching landscape. Samantha and her team of panelists will share their own stories of how podcasts got them hooked on learning, how they started their own podcast and the why behind it, as well as share the resources to help others to connect or create their own podcasts. 

This topic was brought to you by dr. Samantha Fecich

#CEMM - Zoom talk & chat

To join #CEMM (Connected Educators Monthly Meetup) Zoom talk and chat on March 21st, click on the link above. You will be able to watch, ask questions or "raise your hand" if you want to be included as a panelist. 

 

The event will supported by a Twitter chat. In order to join it, go to the @ConEduAD twitter page at the time of the event or just search for the #CEduAD, #CEMM or  #CreatingPodcasts.

 

You can join this slow chat any time, share your own questions or answers with the global edu community and feel free to contribute.

Join the chat, follow Sam's questions, learn and share your own journey with others. We are all learners!

Samantha is a professor of education, author and a host of the podcast EduMagic. She works at Grove City College with students and teaches preservice teachers about educational technology or special education. During Sam's courses, preservice teachers learn how to hone their digital presence, unite their professional learning network, create activities with technology tools that engage students in a meaningful and impactful way, apply the Danielson Framework for teaching, and learn the ins and out of special education and how to best serve all students based on their strengths and areas of need.​

 

Samantha hosts the podcast EduMagic you can find it wherever you subscribe to your favourite shows. This is a podcast designed just for future teachers. Join her as she interviews preservice teachers who are using EduMagic to rock their college careers. Other guests include current teachers and administrators who share tips and stories to help preservice teachers become educators of excellence. ​​​​

"I am truly blessed to do what I do, day in and day out. I enjoy working with pre-service teachers and preparing the future generation of educators to become educators of excellence."

- Dr. Sam Fecich

Meet the panelists

Sarah Thomas, PhD
Chris Nesi
Chris Nesi
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Dr Sarah Thomas is a Regional Technology Coordinator in Prince Georges County, MD, and Affiliate Faculty at Loyola University. She recently graduated with a PhD in International Education in December 2017; however, the learning never ends. ​Much of the learning that she does is not from a textbook: it comes from inquiry and collaboration.  Sarah feels that the way we grow as educators and people is by learning from each other. This learning is facilitated by deep connections. 

While she is still passionate about best practices, such as flipped/blended learning and gamification, her passion has also expanded to helping educators connect globally.  This is the rationale behind the EduMatch project, which Sarah founded in September 2014.  The project belongs to all EduMatchers, and it has grown to include Voxer, guest blogging, and a weekly Twitter chat/podcast.

Sarah loves to connect with other educators, because she strongly believes that we are all experts at something, and can learn so much from each other!  Let your voice be heard, and let's all grow together!

Chris Nesi is certified in social studies and supervision and has inspired students and teachers at the middle, high school, and collegiate levels. Technology and its role in education are his professional passion.

Mr. Nesi is on the cutting edge of education technology trends and he is a creative, detail-oriented, and tech-savvy educator who is never short on innovative ideas, energy, and the desire to get involved in a school community.

 

Mr. Nesi has developed and presented professional development workshops to K-12 and collegiate educators about social media, connected learning, technology integration strategies, and podcasting. New technologies are always becoming available and the expansion of an educators’ understanding and use of these innovations for personal and professional use motivate Nesi.

 

Chris Nesi hosts the House of #EdTech Podcast. House of #EdTech explores how technology is changing the way teachers teach and the impact that technology is having in education. He is also the co-host of the PodcastPD Podcast.

 

In 2015, he founded the Education Podcast Network as a way to connect with other education podcasters and to provide a place where people could easily access the best in education podcasts.

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