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Ask SimpleK12 -- Real Teachers, Real Answers

Educational technology, teacher professional development, and all things classroom, training, tech, and school. You ask the questions... we, or our advisor teachers, principals, and other school administrators in the field, provide answers. Real teachers. Real answers. So, stay comfy in your jammies and fire up some SimpleK12 for all your teacher PD with certificates, CEUs, and clock hours. (Oh, and you may get some bunny slippers out of the deal, too!)
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Aug 26, 2015

In this episode, Lori is back to talk about some of her favorite apps for creating short video lessons.

Aug 12, 2015

In this episode, Lori offers some advice and personal recommendations for FREE apps to help teachers create paperless classrooms.

Jul 29, 2015

In this episode, we address a common question regarding recording podcasts and audio and Lori is here to provide some excellent and FREE web tools to use.

Jul 15, 2015

In this episode, we address a common question regarding mind mapping and brainstorming and Lori is here to provide some excellent and FREE apps to use.

Jul 1, 2015

Over the past few years, we have had many questions from teachers who are hoping to use some of their classroom and education-related skills to create part-time, sideline, or even full-time businesses.  So, we have decided to start including some of those questions, and answers, in the Ask SimpleK12 podcast.

In this episode, Michael Werner talks with Scott Paton about his experience and tips for creating and marketing an online course with the Udemy platform.

Jun 24, 2015

Over the past few years, we have had many questions from teachers who are hoping to use some of their classroom and education-related skills to create part-time, sideline, or even full-time businesses.  So, we have decided to start including some of those questions, and answers, in the Ask SimpleK12 podcast.  In this bonus extra-teacher-income session, Lisa Greathouse and Michael Werner talk with Yannick Ilunga, an online entrepreneur, about some of the best ways to earn a living online.  This is Part 2 of 2 of that conversation.

Jun 17, 2015

Over the past few years, we have had many questions from teachers who are hoping to use some of their classroom and education-related skills to create part-time, sideline, or even full-time businesses.  So, we have decided to start including some of those questions, and answers, in the Ask SimpleK12 podcast.  In this bonus extra-teacher-income session, Lisa Greathouse and Michael Werner talk with Yannick Ilunga, an online entrepreneur, about some of the best ways to earn a living online.  This is Part 1 of 2 of that conversation.

Jun 10, 2015

In this episode, we address a common question regarding recording podcasts and audio and Lori is here to provide some excellent and FREE web tools to use.

Jun 8, 2015

Over the past few years, we have had many questions from teachers who are hoping to use some of their classroom and education-related skills to create part-time, sideline, or even full-time businesses.  So, we have decided to start including some of those questions, and answers, in the Ask SimpleK12 podcast.  And, there seems no better way to start off these bonus extra-teacher-income ideas than by sharing a conversation Lisa Greathouse and Michael Werner recently had with Trajan King, the CEO at Invincible StartUp.  Trajan is a start-up veteran, having been involved in 15 startups over the years.  Most recently, he has started the StartUp Summer School to help budding entrepreneurs get a jump start with their new ideas and ventures.

Jun 3, 2015

In this episode, Lori provides some very useful and FREE web tools to help both students and teachers create visuals in the classroom.

May 20, 2015

In this episode, Lori provides suggestions to viewers about FREE web tools to use for educational games and videos.

May 6, 2015

In this episode, Lori puts teachers at ease by sharing five free and popular web tools that can be used for classroom art and printables.

Apr 29, 2015

In this episode, we take a question from Carmen Maayan, a Spanish teacher from Bradenton, Floirda. Carmen is looking for some advice on what to focus on when writing grant proposals for her classroom.

Apr 15, 2015

In this episode, we discuss how to approach incorporating technological resources into the classroom in order to better aid vocabulary expansion .

Apr 1, 2015

In this episode, we address one of the most educational popular topics: Common Core. Lori explains how to find lesson plans that broaden the classroom, while complying with the Common Core State standards.

Mar 25, 2015

In this episode, we discuss how our viewers can submit their teacher professional development questions to AskSimpleK12 and have them answered by our very own SimpleK12 experts.

Mar 18, 2015

In this episode, we address a professional development question pertaining to the best assessment platform to implement in the classroom.

Mar 11, 2015

In this episode, we address a common question regarding what learning management platform poses as the best for engaging students in the classroom.

Mar 4, 2015

In this episode, we take a question from Marjorie Wagner, a middle school tech coordinator from Little Rock, Arkansas. Cynthia is seeking suggestions on the best way to approach groupwork in the classroom.

Feb 25, 2015

In this episode, we hear from Kelly Bratcher, a technology teacher from Floyds Knobs, Indiana. Kelly wants to know how to implement and see examples of project-based learning.

Feb 18, 2015

In this episode, we hear from Jeff Readwin. Jeff is wondering how to locate and watch the on-demand webinars within the SimpleK12 community.

Feb 11, 2015

In this episode, we hear from Sandy Bernstein, a 21st century learning specialist at the Hebrew Academy. Sandy is seeking suggestions on web tools that can assist her students in creating study guides for their exams.

Feb 4, 2015

In this episode, we take a question from Cynthia Miller, a technology resource teacher. Cynthia is seeking advice on how to provide for financial need students in BYOD schools.

Jan 28, 2015

In this episode, we take a question from Gaby de Lara, a kingergarden teacher. Gaby is looking for some apps that will help her students better grasp Spanish reading and writing skills.

Jan 23, 2015

Hello everyone.

We have a winner  for a brand new pair of baby blue bunny slippers, and what a perfect  time of year to be able to slip them on.

But, you'll have to listen to the episode to learn who the fortunate slipper slipper-0ner is for this week...

AND... to learn how you can get in on the fun for our drawing next week.

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