The Top 10 Secrets of an Awesome Tech Coach – Education Article

HERE’S WHAT’S INCLUDED: In this FREE download, you will find tips, ideas, and resources to help you maximize your impact as a coach! CONTENTS   Secret #1: Relationships are EVERYTHING!   Secret #2: Listen More (Talk Less)   Secret #3: Plan & Organize Your Time   Secret #4: Manage Your To-Do List   Secret #5: Keep Meticulous Notes   Secret #6: Plan Meaningful Professional Development   Secret #7: Show Not Tell   Secret #8: Try Alternative PD   Secret #9:…

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3 Ways To Support Teachers Through Unexpected Challenges in Technology Integration – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff Bradbury and Dan Kreiness from the Leader of Learning Podcast discuss several ways that a Tech Coach and a school district can support teachers as they settle into learning how to use new technologies in their classrooms. Today’s episode of Ask the Tech Coach is brought to you by Dyknow.  When Technology Teams…

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How Can We Successfully Monitor Tech Integration In Our Classrooms? – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff welcomes Technology Coach and Microsoft Innovative Innovator Melania LeJeune to discuss ways that teachers can monitor tech integration in their classrooms. Today’s episode of Ask the Tech Coach is brought to you by Dyknow. When Technology Teams plan for technology integration, it is crucial to think about how teachers will manage student device…

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How to Make an Impact as a Tech Coach – Education Article

Coaching a coach is an exciting experience, but everyone has struggles that they need to mastermind one in a while. Alison Jalufka is a Learning Coach at an elementary school in her Central Texas school district. She started her teaching career in elementary education as a first-grade teacher and now has the opportunity to make an impact as a tech coach.  Alison now supports technology AND learning on her campus, as well as coaching her teachers on best practices. She…

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Are Your Teachers Involved In Their Professional Learning Goals? – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff takes a look at several reasons why it’s important for our teachers to be involved in their professional learning decisions.  For so many teachers, they are told when to show up for PD sessions and given not much else in terms of a vision or professional roadmap.  Because of this, Professional Development for…

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How To Successfully Plan Your Educational Technology Integration … Effectively – Education Article

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff unpacks the key steps needed to begin planning your school district’s Educational Technology Integration Plan.  In this episode, you will learn why it’s important to not only clearly define your scope and sequence for creating a digital classroom but also why it’s important to give your teachers yearly benchmarks that will effectively meet the ISTE standards. If this topic is new to you, I would like to suggest that you also…

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5 Ways To Create An Effective Tech Coach Workflow To Be More Efficient and Effective – Education Article

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff welcomes Ohio Tech Coach Alex Oris on the program to discuss why it’s important for Tech Coaches to create an effictive and efficient workflow for themselves.  For so many Tech Coaches, the days are long and often a bit crazy.  But there are a few things that you can do to keep yourself on track each day. Today’s episode is brought to you by the Tech Coach Mastermind Program. Join us…

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3 Ways To Build Your Tech Coach Brand Inside of Your School Community – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” we take a look at the professional relationships we have with our students, teachers, and communities.  For many Tech Coaches, we think about our jobs as “in-class support” but so much of what we do is supporting what happens outside of the classroom walls. If you are a Tech Coach looking to learn about…

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Top 10 Secrets of an Awesome Tech Coach – SULS019 – Education Article

Are you a tech coach, instructional coach, or something in between? Maybe you dream of one day being a coach? Ready to learn the top 10 secrets of being an awesome tech coach? This episode is for YOU! Being a coach is no walk in the park, but I can help make it easier. It takes a strong foundation, experience, organization and lots of patience to be an effective coach. This episode will focus on my best-kept secrets, how to…

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7 Ways To Get Your Google Drive Organized As Tech Coaches – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and welcomes JP Prezzavento and Susan Vincentz onto the podcast to discuss 7 ways to get your Google Drive organized as Tech Coaches. For many Tech Coaches, digital organization is a daily habit, but at the end of the year, it can be difficult to keep everything where you need it to be.…

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10 Tips & Tricks for Tech Coaches Running Lunch & Learns During the School Day – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick discuss 10 Tips and Tricks for running Lunch and Learns in our schools. This podcast is sponsored by Concordia University – Portland In this episode, we discuss: Reflections from Last Week People reached out about us sharing examples of crib sheets. Appreciated the nuanced approach to how we put ours together.…

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How Do We Inspire Innovation In The Classroom? – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff welcomes Dr. Sam Patterson and Joe Benvenga onto the podcast to discuss how Tech Coaches can help not only support technology integration but foster a culture of classroom innovation in the process. This podcast is sponsored by Concordia University – Portland In this episode, we discuss: Build Your EDU Brand Online Course FREE…

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Are You An EdTech Coach Or An EdTechnician? – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick take a look at some of the Do’s and Don’ts of being a Tech Coach.  For many of us, we are seen as a content specialist who helps teachers in their classrooms but often, we are asked to perform tasks that are more appropriate for the IT department.  What do you…

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How Do You Change the Culture and Climate in your School District? – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick discuss the importance of not only identifying what school districts want their student and staff cultures to be but how to set up a successful roadmap to help everyone achieve their goals each year. In this episode, we discuss: Reflections and reactions from last weeks episode New Mastermind starts this week 5…

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3 SImple Ways to Create Systems for Your Coaching Business – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Nick discuss why it’s important for Tech Coaches to create systems for their various duties throughout the day that will help them do things just a bit faster. In this episode, we discuss: FETC TeacherCast Podcasting Workshop Microsoft Interviews Round Table Discussion How Can We Create Systems for our Tech Coaching? What…

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