Cody Talks Education


with Cody Heitschmidt


Cody is a mixture of entrepreneur and marketer and other miscellaneous stuff. He has started businesses and failed and started businesses and succeeded. He enjoys discussing 21st century marketing and communications tactics and tools and has become obsessed with the need for teaching our children the actual skills they will need to succeed in the future they are headed towards. Oh… he’s also the Marketing Director at ESSDACK.

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Safe Rooms: Is Your Safe Room Safe? (Special Episode)

March 20, 2014

This podcast was originally published May 28, 2013, eight days after the devastating Moore Oklahoma tornado. As we enjoy watching the green buds appear, the flowers beginning to bloom, or the children out playing outdoors we should also be aware that severe weather might happen at any time. Thunderstorms, tornadoes, and lightning are some of Nature’s most violent storms; therefore having a safe room is important. However, is your safe room safe?   The safest place for school children during […]

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KASB, Attorney Angie Stallbaumer And KASB Technology Director, Kay Tibbs – Teach The Students To “Drive” Their Online Presence Safely (Cody Talks Education #8)

March 11, 2014 Whether technology is brought into the classroom or not, the student will be a digital citizen for the rest of their life.   Part of and educator’s job is to guide students towards responsible citizenship in the digital world… by introducing electronic devices into the classroom; students can be shown to become responsible digital citizens.  We can address cyber-bullying and build a sense of online community so that students understand that their digital footprint stays with them. The students’ ability to think critically can be […]

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“What is a STEAMmaker camp?” (Cody Talks Education #7)

February 27, 2014

 I have been hearing about this “camp” that Ginger Lewman is putting on this summer and had to have more details, once I started getting them, I thought others would want to know about it as well. I don’t have any credentials to have an opinion, but I have had the mindset for a long time that our Education system needs more “hands on”, getting dirty types of learning. I think hands on stuff is actually what inspires kids to […]

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Harnessing The Wind (Cody Talks Education #6)

November 11, 2013 Cody sits down with Dan Whisler from Sterling High School, Sterling, Kansas and Bruce Graham from Cloud County Community College, Concordia, Kansas to discuss the wind industry and the educational opportunities available. Both are leaders in their fields and offer a great insight into how the Wind Industry and education are moving forward.       You can contact Cody at: Cody Heitschmidt ESSDACK Marketing 6207276530 @codyks ESSDACK Facebook  ESSDACK Twitter 

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What the Heck Is a Flipped Classroom? (CodyTalks Education #5)

October 28, 2013

Flipped classrooms are receiving a lot of attention these days so it’s natural that Cody Heitschmidt has been exploring the topic.  The only problem was that he got numerous definitions for the concept and none of them aligned with each other.  Coming to his rescue in this episode are Ginger Lewman and @techninjatodd, aka Todd Nesloney, to explain the concept and how it can be used to support project based learning.  Join the group as they discuss how teachers can […]

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Deb Haneke, Hard Facts For Educators Concerning The Cost Of Affordable Care Act (Cody Talks Education #4)

October 21, 2013   Cody interviews Deb Haneke, Chief Financial Officer at ESSDACK, about the actual financial effects of the Affordable Care Act on Educators.

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Why Isn’t Everyone Doing Project Based Learning? (CodyTalks Education #3)

October 14, 2013

Cody discusses Project Based Learning with Ginger Lewman, PBL and technology integration specialist at ESSDACK. PBL is a subject Cody is passionate about and he really wonders why it isn’t the norm across education. Good resources and great discussion. Ginger on Twitter LifePractice PBL website LifePractice PBL on Facebook Ginger’s Blog

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Gary Vaynerchuk – Communicate With Students About Their Future (Cody Talks Education #2)

October 9, 2013     Gary Vaynerchuk Co-founder and CEO of a social media brand consulting agency, video blogger, co-owner and director of operations of a wine retail store, and an author and public speaker on the subjects of social media, brand building and e-commerce. Listen in as Cody and Gary discuss how to talk to kids about the digital world.  Gary feels it is important  to teach people how to create content for the internet, mainly social media. People need to look at the big picture and not make decisions […]

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Cody Heitschmidt – The Non-Educator Talks Education (CodyTalks #1)

September 27, 2013   Cody Heitschmidt, blogger, syndicated radio host, and marketing communications specialist joins Remarkable Chatter–an education based broadcasting network.   In this episode of Cody Talks Education, Cody shares some history behind why this non-educator teamed up with ESSDACK’s Remarkable Chatter Braodcasting Network. Follow CodyTalks Education every Monday as Cody and his guests ignite discussions and hash out debates over what could/should be happening in the education world. twitter: @codyks

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