Effective, Yet Simple Methods of Introducing Real-Life Problems into Your Classroom

GotTechED Epi 25 Real-Life Problems

In this episode, Guise and Nick welcome Karen Lucci and David Sherwin to talk about effective methods for implementing real-life problems (Student-Centered Learning) into the classroom.  Karen shares her experiences with case-studies and the HHMI platform. David shares his recent experiences implementing student podcasting into his lessons. Finally, Nick and Guise share 10 uses of Google Drawings that you can implement in your classrooms.

GotTechED Episode 25:  Effective, Yet Simple Methods of Introducing Real-Life Problems into Your Classroom

Introducing Real-Life Problems (Student-Centered Learning) into the Classroom

Karen Lucci

  1. AP Biology Teacher
  2. HHMI Presenter
  3. Case-Studies

David Sherwin

  1. English Teacher/Supervisor
  2. Student Podcasting

10 uses of Google Drawings in the Classroom

Social Media:

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

Music Credits:

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

Other Relatable GotTechED 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. STEM Misconceptions, 21st Century Mindset, and Teachers as Leaders
  7. Project-Based Learning from Idea to Implementation
  8. Project-Based Learning and Choice-Boards with Jennifer Skomial

Other ways to follow GotTechED

  1. Apple Podcasts https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/gotteched/id1358366637?mt=2
  2. Google Podcasts  https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Indeizidhz4h37mawfylwdgco4y
  3. Stitcher  https://www.stitcher.com/search?q=gotteched
  4. YouTube  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMIQwu39Tkow3kduRQAH85w?view_as=subscriber
  5. Twitter   https://twitter.com/WeGotTechED
  6. Facebook    https://www.facebook.com/WeGotTechED/

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.

Leave a Comment