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+Tracy Brown reflects on training session with TOSAs in Enumclaw.
I have the best job in the world! My name is Tracy Brown, and I have the opportunity to be a technology coach for the Enumclaw School District located in the foothills of Mount Rainier in the state of Washington. As a technology coach, I work with teachers and students everyday to engage ...
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An awesome day of learning with Kim Cofino and tech coaches from across the Puget Sound region is thoughtfully described in this post!
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Our next podcast is right around the corner. Any idea or essential questions you would like to hear us discuss? Want to join us for the episode. We'll record on Nov. 21st at 3:30pm. 
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+Justin Talmadge​ sounds good if you know any if them. 
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We're getting ready for our monthly podcast! Please let me know if you can and would like to join us live. Need to get setup at 3pm for a 3:30 start time tomorrow.

This month we have special guest Heather Dowd joining us to talk about her new book "Classroom Management in the Digital Age" https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01KOUZRJO/
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Just a few more weeks before Tech Tastings in Walla Walla. Come join us for a fun, relaxing, learning focus weekend in wine country!
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I love the idea of a shortcut poster. What are your top 10 shortcuts you would put on a poster?
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Hoping to see a bunch of GEG folks at Tech Tastings this year. We have about 20 spots left. We're capping it at 50 people so that we can have the conversations and interactions that are important. If you have questions please don't hesitate to ask. More info here: https://www.edurolearning.com/eduro-events/
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We're getting ready for our monthly podcast! Please let me know if you can and would like to join us live. Need to get setup at 3pm for a 3:30 start time tomorrow.

This month we have special guest +Heather Dowd joining us to talk about her new book "Classroom Management in the Digital Age" https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01KOUZRJO/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

We'll also cover other new, PD opportunities and try and answer any questions you have (you can leave below) in our roughly 30-45 minute podcast. 
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+Renee Berger you're the first person to comment and talk about the podcast and share ideas....which means YOU WIN a free copy of Heather's new book. Can you email me the address where you would like it sent and I'll pass it on to Heather for you. CONGRATS!
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Our first podcast geared for educational technology conversations in the Pacific Northwest. If you have a name for this show or would like to be a part of it please reach out. 
 
Getting ready to start our first podcast. We should be live in a few minutes.
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Hoping to see a bunch of GEG folks at Tech Tastings this year. We have about 20 spots left. We're capping it at 50 people so that we can have the conversations and interactions that are important. If you have questions please don't hesitate to ask. More info here: https://www.edurolearning.com/eduro-events/
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Educator, Presenter, Consultant
Employment
  • Learning2
    Founding Member, 2007 - present
  • Eduro Learning
    CEO, 2014 - present
  • Ed Tech Consultant
    Educator, Presenter, Consultant, 2007 - present
  • COETAIL Program
    Co-Founder/COO, 2011 - present
  • Ninja Program
    Founder, 2012 - present
  • State University of New York, NY
    Adjunct Professor, 2010 - present
  • International School Bangkok
    Tech. Learning Coordinator, 2008 - 2012
  • Central Valley School District
    4th Grade Teacher, 1999 - 2000
  • Aberdeen School District
    4th Grade Teacher, 2000 - 2002
  • International Schools Group, Saudi Arabia
    6th & 5th Grade Teacher, 2002 - 2005
  • Shanghai American School, China
    Elem. Tech. Teacher, 2005 - 2008
  • Wetpaint.com Inc. Seattle, WA
    Educational Ambassador, 2008 - 2009
  • Plymouth State Univerisity, NH
    Adjunct Professor, 2008 - 2010
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Jeff Utecht is an international educator and educational technology consultant. He has worked internationally since 2005, prior to that he worked in Washington State. 

Currently Jeff is working as the High School Technology and Learning Coordinator for the International School Bangkok. Additionally, Jeff is collaborating with EARCOS (East Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools) as a technology consultant. 

Jeff was a main coordinator for the Learning 2.0 Educational Technology Conference in Asia 2007 - 2010. He has consulted with international schools in and around the Asia region. 

Jeff regularly shares his thoughts on education and technology on his blog, thethinkingstick.com

To learn more about Jeff, visit www.jeffutecht.com.
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COETAIL Registration Open! | The Thinking Stick
www.thethinkingstick.com

It's that time again as we're about a month out from another COETAIL Cohort starting. Excited that Ben Sheridan is the lead instructor for t

Google Tip: New Sharing Features in Google Drive
edurolearning.com

Have you seen the detailed setting when sharing a document? Restrict the ability for others to download, print or copy your shared docs!

Privacy | The Thinking Stick
www.thethinkingstick.com

I need to start checking myself when this question comes up during presentations and trainings. At some point someone always asks about priv

What Happens When We Forget The Mind Shift | The Thinking Stick
www.thethinkingstick.com

I read an article today titled: Why Hoboken is Throwing Away All of its Student Laptops. It only took me two seconds to figure out what the

A Google a Day
www.agoogleaday.com

Welcome to the new daily puzzle from Google. There is no right way to solve it, but there's only one right answer. Find the answer with your

Learning 2.014 Africa or Asia | The Thinking Stick
www.thethinkingstick.com

It's time for Learning2! There have been a lot of changes and updates however one thing remains the same….our commitment to being different,

Generation Like – FRONTLINE
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FRONTLINE explores how the perennial teen quest for identity and connection has migrated to social media – and how big brands are increasing

Baseball Practice | The Thinking Stick
www.thethinkingstick.com

(Stories from my side of the field parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6). The stress and pressures of life continues on the airplane. Even though I'm head

In 2014….. | The Thinking Stick
www.thethinkingstick.com

I'm frustrated….it's 2014 people! We're 14 years into this century and the Internet turned 25 years old today. It's here…it's part of our cu

We Need Better Presentations | The Thinking Stick
www.thethinkingstick.com

I'm not talking about classroom teachers standing and giving presentations to students, I'm talking about counselors explaining the PSAT res

Steve Hargadon: Fred Hargadon 1934 - 2014
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Web 2.0 Is the Future of Education, 4 March 2008. Favorite Quotes. Blog Recognition. Over 1000000 pageviews. Blog Archive. 2014 (3). January

Planning for the last mile not the first | The Thinking Stick
www.thethinkingstick.com

In November I learned a valuealbe lesson. My wife and I were getting ready to run a 12K race in Vancouver, WA. The weather forecast called f

Exploring the 90% - Learning Activities in #Chromebook Classrooms @timho...
www.mguhlin.org

Earlier this month, Tim Holt challenged Chris Lehmann's assertion that Chromebooks can do 90% of what students in K-12 public schools need a

Taking Advantage of the Pause | The Thinking Stick
www.thethinkingstick.com

This week I had the opportunity to do a talk at the ECIS IT Pre-Conference here in Amsterdam. I found it challenging to come up with a messa

Transforming Africa | The Thinking Stick
www.thethinkingstick.com

As many of you know I have been keeping an eye on what is happening in Africa when it comes to Internet connect and how it is and is going t

40,000 Mile Reflection | The Thinking Stick
www.thethinkingstick.com

How time flies as the miles pile up. I have just passed the halfway point of a crazy two months of traveling and presenting. Yes….From the e

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Free texting, voice messages, and video calls in your pocket. 300 million people love WeChat because it's fast, reliable, private, and alway

Connected Devices Supersede Textbooks | The Thinking Stick
www.thethinkingstick.com

“The price point will probably force schools to provide the devices to students, as the cost of hard copy textbooks go up and the cost of te

Mark Zuckerberg wants to bring the entire world online with
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just announced that formation of internet.org, a group whose intention is to make the internet available to