Making the Switch from Traditional to Student-Centered Teaching

GotTechED Epi 13 Student-Centered Classroom

GotTechED Episode 13: Making the Switch from Traditional to Student-Centered Teaching

Welcome to GotTechED the Podcast! In this episode, Guise and Nick discuss the evolution, meaning, and values of student-centered learning in education.  Nick tries to stump Guise in an educational edition of Two Truths and a Lie. They also take a look at the implementation of portfolios in the classroom. Finally, Guise and Nick argue over the best website for data-based lessons.

Why do we Teach?

Two Truths and a Lie: Education Edition

  1. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180803160212.htm
  2. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180728083617.htm
  3. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180803160212.htm

Portfolio Do’s and Don’ts

Tech Battle Royale: Data-Analysis Websites

  1. Nick argues for Buffalo University Case Studies
  2. Guise argues for Data Nuggets

Music Credits:

  1. The Degs: Shotgun http://freemusicarchive.org/music/The_Degs/
  2. @bensounds https://www.bensound.com

Social Media:

  1. Guise on Twitter @guisegotteched
  2. Nick on Twitter @nickgotteched
  3. GotTechED the Podcast on Twitter @wegotteched

Other Relatable GotTechED Episodes:

  1. Student-Centered Learning: Methods of Best Practice
  2. Second-Chance Learning, Escape Rooms, and Pecha Kucha
  3. Flipped Classroom, UDL, and Edtech Reform
  4. Is a Genius Hour a Genius Idea
  5. Using Edjinotes for Student Collaboration and Feedback with Dan Gallagher
  6. EdTech Fantasy Draft: 41 EdTech Tools for the Student-Centered Classroom
  7. 24 Tech Tools for Student-Centered Learning
  8. How to Implement Passion Projects into your Classroom

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About the author, Eric

Eric Guise is a media specialist and technology coach with more than a decade of experience as a teacher.

Eric was named the 2016 Biology Teacher of Year by the New Jersey Biology Teachers Association and is currently pursuing an EdD in Leadership in Digital Transformation in Educational Technology.

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