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Season 2 Archive (2023-2024)

ISTE Student Standards 23-24 poster

Episodes in order from newest to oldest.

May - Building Bridges: Uniting Classrooms Around the World with Global Collaborators

Episode Summary: Jared and Kiera sat down with Kaye Rizzuto, the consultant for the Dual Language Program, Social Studies, and World Languages in Jordan School District to talk about how students use digital tools to broaden their perspectives and enrich their learning by collaborating with others both locally and globally.

April - Creative Communicators with JSD Big 6 at UCET

Episode Summary: Jared and Kiera sat down with several partner companies at the UCET conference to see what is new about their product and how we work together to help teachers and students communicate more creatively in our district.

March - JSD Headed to UCET 2024

Episode Summary: Jared and Kiera sat down with several Jordan School District instructional coaches to ask them about what they are looking forward most to at the UCET conference this year.

February - Cracking the Code - Computational Thinking with Dr. Amanda Bollinger

Episode Summary: Kiera and Jared sat down with Dr. Amanda Bollinger, associate administrator in Teaching & Learning, to chat about how teachers and students can use logic and reasoning across the curriculum.

January - Rebroadcast Portrait of a Jordan District Graduate with Carolyn Gough (Learning Designer)

Episode Summary: Jared Covili and Kiera Beddes sit down with Carolyn Gough, Director of Teaching and Learning to discuss the ISTE standard of Learning Designer, in lieu of this month's lost episode for Innovative Designer.

December - The Hottest Edtech Topics of 2023 with the DTL Team

Episode Summary: To celebrate the season (and the end of 2023), Jared and Kiera asked the Jordan DTL team to share their thoughts on edtech's hottest topics for 2023.

November - The Art & Science of Constructing Knowledge with Graham Bany and Braxton Thornley (Knowledge Constructor)

Episode Summary: November’s focus is Knowledge Constructor. Kiera and Jared sat down with high school educators Graham Bany and Braxton Thornley to chat about how they make meaningful learning experiences for themselves and others.

October - Creating Digital Citizens: A Conversation with JSD Board President Tracy Miller (Digital Citizen)

Episode Summary: October's focus is Digital Citizen. Kiera and Jared sat down with Tracy Miller, Jordan School District's School Board President to chat about the rights, responsibilities and opportunities of students living in a digital world.

September - Connecting Empowered Learners with JSD Teacher of the Year Andrea Call (Empowered Learner) 

Episode Summary: September's focus is Empowered Learners. Kiera and Jared sat down with Andrea Call, Jordan School District's 2023 Teacher of the Year to chat about how students leverage technology to take an active role in choosing, achieving, and demonstrating competency in their learning goals.

August - Getting Curious with Dr. Anthony Godfrey (ISTE Standards for Students)

Episode Summary: To celebrate the start of the new school year, hosts Jared Covili and Kiera Beddes sit down with Jordan School District Superintendent Dr. Anthony Godfrey to chat about the ISTE student standards and how his mission and vision apply to everyone in the district.

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