Edu All-Stars Podcast – Session 63: Tom Murray

Interview with Tom Murray

Tom Murray is a State and District Digital Learning Director, a blogger, speaker, consultant, and co-founder of #edtechchat

In this session you will learn about:

  • Tom’s background in education
  • The move from the classroom to a leadership role
  • Congressional hearing about digital data in education
  • Accomplishments over the past year
  • What books Tom is currently reading
  • The most important lesson learned over the last year
  • Advice to new teachers
  • Life-changing student relationships
  • Passions in education

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This week’s EduAllStars podcast is proudly sponsored by Miami Device! Miami Device will be an amazing and fun 2 day conference happening on November 6 & 7is sunny south Florida. The lineup of keynote and featured speakers are unlike any other event which you’ll have to see to believe! And until Aug 17th, you can apply to WIN your registration and a night’s hotel stay. Go to MiamiDevice.org for all details of this great event and I hope to see you there!

Edu All-Stars Podcast – Session 62: Greg Smedley

Greg Smedley is a kindergarten teacher in Nashville, TN and is widely known as Kindergarten Smorgasboard.

In this session you will learn about:

  • Greg’s background in education
  • Greg’s involvement with Teachers pay Teachers
  • Presenting at the Teachers pay Teachers conference in Las Vegas
  • Hopes for children before leaving his classroom
  • What books Greg is currently reading
  • The most important lesson learned over the last year
  • How Greg motivates his students
  • Advice to new teachers
  • Life-changing student relationships
  • Passions in education

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This week’s EduAllStars podcast is proudly sponsored by Miami Device! Miami Device will be an amazing and fun 2 day conference happening on November 6 & 7is sunny south Florida. The lineup of keynote and featured speakers are unlike any other event which you’ll have to see to believe! And until Aug 17th, you can apply to WIN your registration and a night’s hotel stay. Go to MiamiDevice.org for all details of this great event and I hope to see you there!

Edu All-Stars Podcast – Session 61: Estin Talavera

Estin Talavera is a national speaker on blindness and assistive tech.  He is also the co-founder of EnSight.

In this session you will learn about:

  • Estin’s journey through education system as a visually impaired student
  • En-sight.org
  • Adaptive technologies for students with blindness or low sight (Apple hits a home run)
  • Heather’s Ride 
  • Message to students about giving up or making excuses
  • Advice to teachers who work with visually impaired or low sight students
  • Passions and going forward

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This week’s EduAllStars podcast is proudly sponsored by Miami Device! Miami Device will be an amazing and fun 2 day conference happening on November 6 & 7is sunny south Florida. The lineup of keynote and featured speakers are unlike any other event which you’ll have to see to believe! And until Aug 17th, you can apply to WIN your registration and a night’s hotel stay. Go to MiamiDevice.org for all details of this great event and I hope to see you there!

Edu All-Stars Podcast – Session 60: Jed Dearybury

Video Interview with Jed Dearybury

Jed Dearybury is a Second grade teacher in South Carolina.  He is a Top 5 Finalist for SC Teacher of the Year, GQ Male Leader of the Year, a PAEMST Winner, and Donors Choose editor.

In this session you will learn about:

  • Background in education (mission work, teaching overseas)
  • South Carolina teacher of the year finalist
  • “Always do your best, and I love you no matter what.”
  • Discusses being an editor for DonorsChoose.org (Tips for getting projects funded)
  • GQ male leader of the year
  • Meeting the president
  • “If I pass through life without making a mark, then what life did I live?”
  • Learning that education is so much bigger than the four walls of your classroom
  • What he has learned from the Ron Clark Academy
  • Advice to first year teachers – “You do not know it all!”
  • Passions in education

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This week’s EduAllStars podcast is proudly sponsored by Miami Device! Miami Device will be an amazing and fun 2 day conference happening on November 6 & 7is sunny south Florida. The lineup of keynote and featured speakers are unlike any other event which you’ll have to see to believe! And until Aug 17th, you can apply to WIN your registration and a night’s hotel stay. Go to MiamiDevice.org for all details of this great event and I hope to see you there!