Welcome to Get Cue

MassCUE Professional Development Podcast, hosted by the Massachusetts Computer Using Educators Professional Development committee.

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  • Teaser - MassCUE Get a CUE Podcast

    by Director of Instructional Technology Brandon Hall Length:

    Welcome to the MassCUE Get a CUE Podcast, a brand new podcast featuring Massachusetts Educators sharing the best of EdTech with a Massachusetts flavor. Stay tuned for future episodes with great guests, terrific tips, and perfect products to share with your classes tomorrow!

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  • 1. Get a CUE with Colleen Terrill and Vocaroo

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    On this, the first episode of the MassCUE Get a CUE Podcast, host Brandon Hall and co-host Colleen Terrill talk about Vocaroo, a voice recording application, and all the possible lessons that could be used with it. 

    The MassCUE Get a CUE Podcast features interviews with innovative teachers, integration of technology with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Frameworks, and amazing products that you can use in your classroom today.

    MassCUE: To Connect, Educate, and Inspire

    Show Notes and Resources

    Vocaroo - Vocaroo.com

    DESE Frameworks - http://www.doe.mass.edu/frameworks/current.html

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  • 2. Get a CUE with Heidi MacGregor and Pancake Bot

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    Heidi MacGregor, the K-5 STEM Integrator for the Littleton Public Schools joins host Brandon Hall to talk about Pancake Bot, a robot that can be programmed and designed to make pancakes! Heidi talks about integrating Pancake Bot into the elementary and STEM classrooms, and some of the professional development opportunities available through MassCUE. 

    www.pancakebot.com 

    www.masscue.org/educate/workshops/

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  • 3. Get a CUE with Rochelle Cooper and Adobe Spark

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    Brandon Hall talks to Rochelle Cooper, Learning Services Assistant for MassCUE, about the product Adobe Spark. Rochelle explains several ways to use Spark as a teacher and with students, and also how to integrate it in all aspects of education. Rochelle also shares what's going on with MassCUE Learning Services and potential professional development opportunities.
    spark.adobe.com

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  • 4. Get a CUE with Cathy Collins and Global Ed

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    In this episode, Brandon talks to Cathy Collins of Sharon High School about the Global Education Student Showcase at MassCUE's Fall Conference, Skype in the Classroom, GeoGuessr, Google Tour Builder, Lit Trips, and National Geographic Map Maker Interactive.

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  • 5. Get a CUE with Erin Fisher and Screencastify

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    Erin Fisher, the Pre K-12 Technology Facilitator for the East Bridgewater Public Schools, walks us through Screencastify. Screencastify is a screencasting Chrome Extension and tool which allows teachers and students to broadcast whatever is on their screens with commentary, leading to some powerful simulations, walk-throughs, and interactive lesson plans. Check out Screencastify.com or their Extension in the Chrome Web Store.

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  • 6. Get a CUE with Manuel Herrera and Sketch Noting

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    Sketchnoting, also commonly referred to as visual notetaking, is the creative and graphic process in which an individual puts thoughts on paper through the use of illustrations, symbols, structures, and texts. Manuel is a pioneer in the field of SketchNoting, and in this special double-episode, Brandon and Manuel talk about SketchNoting, the SketchNoter's Cafe at the MassCUE Fall Conference, and previews the work he's doing in his home school district outside of St. Louis.

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  • 7. Get a CUE with Rayna Freedman and Student Engagement

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    Brandon talks to Rayna Freedman, MassCUE President and also a 5th-grade teacher at the Jordan/Jackson Elementary School in Mansfield, MA. She has taught grades 3-5 and is an Instructional Technology Specialist. Rayna discusses great ways to engage students in the first few weeks of school and enhance student's voice. 

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  • 8. Get a CUE with Sheila Slawiak and EdPuzzle

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    Sheila Slawiak calls in to talk with Brandon about EdPuzzle, teaching computer science and digital literacy, and the development of her TEDTalk on the reason why every school should teach computer science. 

    You can find Sheila on Twitter at @WMSTeachingTech

    You can find EdPuzzle at www.edpuzzle.com 

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  • 9. Get a CUE with Chris Bugaj and the MassCUE Fall Conference

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    Christopher Bugaj is an assistive technology specialist, speech-language pathologist, ISTE author, app author, international presenter, online mentor, and host of the ATTips Podcast, which is a podcast about using technology to help students meet their educational goals. Chris is the featured keynote speaker at this year's MassCUE Fall Conference, taking place on October 24-25 at Gillette Stadium. 

    Chris and Brandon talk about his keynote for the conference, assistive technology, and how assistive technology has been mainstreamed to help all students.

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  • 10. Get a CUE with Jared Perrine and Active Use Computing An episode of Get a CUE Podcast

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    Jared Perrine, the Director of Innovation, Technology, and Digital Learning at the Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School in Cambridge calls in to talk to Brandon Hall about all things Active Computing.

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  • 11. Get a CUE LIVE at the MassCUE Fall Conference with Chris Gosselin and Beth Hughes

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    Check out the first ever LIVE taping of the Get a CUE podcast! Chris Gosselin and Beth Hughes stop by the 2019 MassCUE Fall Conference broadcast booth at Gillette Stadium for an interview about student voice, Flipgrid, and passion blogs. Hilarity ensues. 

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  • 12. Get a CUE with Green Screen Gal Erika Sandstrom

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    In this episode, Brandon Hall and Erika Sandstrom talk all things green screens in education. Erika describes how she has students set up multimedia projects, how mindfulness and social-emotional learning fit in with green screens, and how a wrong turn led to a long afternoon at MassCUE.

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