STEM Misconceptions, 21st Century Mindset, and Teachers as Leaders

GotTechED Epi 18 STEM Misconceptions

GotTechED Episode 18: STEM Misconceptions, 21st Century Mindset, and Teachers as Leaders

Welcome to GotTechED the Podcast! In this episode, Guise and Nick evaluate the most common ways that teachers misunderstand STEM education.  After a teachers inquiry, they discuss 21st century teaching via “The 4 C’s”. They also take a look at the important role of teacher leaders and how to foster a climate in your school.  Finally, Guise and Nick argue over their favorite tech for saving money!

STEM Misconceptions

Teacher Question: The 4 C’s of 21st Century Teaching

Importance of Teacher Leaders

Tech Battle Royale: Money-Saving Tech

  1. Nick argues for Digital Wish – http://www.digitalwish.com/
  2. Guise argues for https://alicekeeler.com/2018/06/03/sign-free-books-edtech-supplies/

Music Credits:

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

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  1. Guise on Twitter @guisegotteched
  2. Nick on Twitter @nickgotteched
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Other Relatable Episodes:

  1. Implementing a Personalized Learning Approach
  2. Personalized Learning Methods of Best Practice
  3. Starting From The Beginning
  4. Competency-Based Grading and the Technology Integration Matrix
  5. New Teacher Tips, Homework?, & 21st pen pals
  6. Effective, Yet Simple Methods of Introducing Real-Life Problems into Your Classroom
  7. Project-Based Learning from Idea to Implementation
  8. Project-Based Learning and Choice-Boards with Jennifer Skomial

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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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