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TechTalk Blog | Where on Google Earth is Carmen Sandiego?

Google has just announced The Crown Jewels Caper! This is the first in a series of Carmen Sandiego games within Google Earth. The game was created in collaboration with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and will edu-tain gumshoes old and new.    

TechTalk Blog | Science Journal

Science Journal transforms your device(phone or tablet) into a pocket-size science tool that encourages students to explore their world. As they conduct eye-opening experiments, they’ll record observations and make new, exciting discoveries. Science Journal makes it...

TechTalk Blog | Kami

Kami is a terrific online tool that lets teachers and students collaborate on documents on a web browser. Perfect for Chromebook or BYOD (bring-your-own-device) classrooms. Students can use Kami to open up documents on a web browser with a simple drag and drop. They...

TechTalk Blog | Google Translate

Google Translate is a free service that instantly translates words, phrases, and web pages between English and over 100 other languages. It offers a website interface, Chrome extension, mobile apps for Android and iOS. - Wikipedia How can I use Google Translate in my...

TechTalk Blog | Google Earth

Google Earth is an interactive map of the entire planet and beyond, packaged inside a program that’s downloaded to your computer. Its panoramic views of everything from personal homes to potential military installations are compiled from satellite images, aerial...

TechTalk Blog | Google Keep

Google Keep is an organizational tool for capturing, storing and referencing info on the fly. Users can add a note by typing or recording their voice, and a speech-to-text feature automatically transcribes the text. Users can also create to-do lists and add images,...


Episode 06 | PBL & Tech

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In this episode, Brandon and Tiffany talk with Nathan Monroe about his experiences moving from a traditional classroom into a tech-rich Project Based Learning environment.


Nathan Monroe

ATEMS webpage

PBL Resources

Episode 05 | InsertLearning

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In this episode, Brandon and Suzy talk with Matt Nupen about his dynamic educational web app InsertLearning.


Matt Nupen’s email

InsertLearning Website

InsertLearning’s YouTube Channel


Episode 04 | Region 14 Makerspace

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In this episode, Brandon and Paul talk with Christy Cate about the new Makerspace at Region 14.


Christy Cate’s email: ccate@esc14.net

Center for Technology Services at Region 14

Laura Fleming’s Website

Episode 02 | TCEA 2018 Wrap-up

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In this episode, Brandon, Paul, Lucille, and Paula reflect on TCEA 2018 and listen to interviews from the conference.


Brad Waid:
Dr. Tammy Seneca:
Marialice Curran:
Like Mother Like Son…

Dr. Darryl Adams:
Darryl Adams got iPads..
Wi-Fi-enabled school..