‘stock Talk


with Ginger Lewman and Andrea Keller


Welcome to ‘stock Talk, where the conversation revolves around the revolutionary EdTech conference, Podstock! Sure, it’s all about learning the latest technology for schools, but it’s also just a whole lot of fun! BecausePodstock is more than a conference. It’s a community. It’s a happening. But most of all it’s a family. Welcome home!


The purpose of ‘stock Talk is to share the inside view of Podstock: how it started, how it grew, the growing community involvement, and the way it has redefined “professional learning” for the participants. Come with us as we explore what pieces make this unique event work.

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Cindy Sheets – Coming Soon: iMovie Trailers In The Classroom (‘stockTalk #23)

July 7, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/St_23.mp3 Join Ginger and Andrea as they welcome Cindy Sheets to the microphone to talk about her upcoming Podstock session, “Coming Soon: iMovie Trailers in the Classroom.” Cindy is an elementary-level gifted teacher in Shawnee Mission, Kansas and will be sharing how easy it is to have students create their own trailers on the iPad. She says that even if you don’t have an iPad, but only a MacBook, you can still benefit from this session. She also found that […]

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The Podstock “Extras” (‘stockTalk #22)

June 25, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/st_22.mp3 In this episode, Ginger and Andrea share some of the extras that help to make Podstock it’s special, grassroots, crowdsourced flavor. Some of the extras are perennial favorites, while others are brand new this year.Extras highlighted are: Wednesday evening: 8pm: Moonlight Madness: Pinewood Derby MakerSpace (see www.podstock.org for more info) Special Podstock Scavenger Hunt. Be watching the #Podstock14 Twitter hashtag as well as the www.Podstock.ning.comnetwork for more details about the VERY COOL Podstock Scavenger Hunt. Thursday: Dress up in themed costume all day (or at […]

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Erin Fitzpatrick – No BYOD? No Problem! (‘stockTalk #20)

June 16, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/ST_20.mp3 Erin Fitzpatrick, 6-8 grade Language Arts, Science, and Spanish teacher at the Greenspire School in Traverse City Michigan, joins Ginger and Andrea for today’s ‘stockTalk podcast. She teases out a little bit about her Podstock 14 session, in which participants will be working hands-on, learning this tool that allows an individualized, tech-based approach to happen inside a non-1:1 environment. Her session, “No BYOD? No Problem!” is scheduled for Friday, 10am.    Erin is a multi-year Podstock veteran and her session will […]

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Podstock14 Presenter, Victor Vellegas (‘stockTalk #19)

June 6, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/st_victor.mp3   Join Ginger and Andrea for this light hearted conversation as they welcome in Podstock14 presenter, Victor Villegas (@veetor).. Victor, instructional technology specialist in Irving,TX is presenting “Bridging the Language Barrier with Technology” a session that addresses the language learning needs of not only ESL students, but also any student who is learning any world language. Take a listen here and get ready to mark you session schedule to attend his session.Bio: Prior to working with teachers to implement technology […]

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Gamified Motivational Strategies (‘stockTalk #18)

May 22, 2014

Today’s ‘stockTalk podcast is with guest and friend of Podstock, John Martin. John is a self-described, “Edu-imagineer” from Sandwich, New Hampshire, with a passion for technology, education, and life! You can follow him on Twitter @edventures. John and co-host, Andrea Keller outline a game of tech-challenges they are creating, using gamified motivational strategies to engage the Podstock participants into trying out some learning while they go through their Podstock conference. The challenges are going to be set up in teams, […]

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Early Bird Registration For Podstock 2014 (‘stockTalk Special Edition)

May 14, 2014

Hey all Podstockers, early bird registration ends June 1, 2014. Just a reminder that if your registration is paid by June first you will receive a cool Podstock t-shirt. Click the following link to register for Podstock, the tech integration conference where super educators share ideas. http://podstock.essdack.org.   . You can always connect with Ginger and Andrea too! Ginger on Twitter: www.twitter.com/gingerlewman Ginger’s blog: www.gingerlewman.org Andrea on Twitter: www.twitter.com/akbusybee Andrea’s blog: http://busybeeideas.blogspot.com/ Be sure to sign up to receive an email of future podcasts.

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Emerging Technologies with Drew Minock and Brad Waid (‘stockTalk #17)

May 7, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/st_17_Brand_and_Drew.mp3 In today‘s podcast, Drew and Brad talk about what they love to do, what they’d want to learn in a session, and generally have a good time!   Listen in today as Ginger interviews a couple of the most dynamic, passionate, and fun teacher-presenters in all of edtech, Drew Minock and Brad Waid. Mild-mannered 3rd and 4th grade teachers by day, these fellas are better known as “Two Guys and some iPads” to the rest of the edtech world, which has been taken by storm after […]

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Monika King, The Value Of Podstock To Schools (‘stockTalk #16)

April 28, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/stock_talk_Monika_King.mp3   Join the family on July 16-18, 2014 at the Hotel at Old Town in Wichita, Kansas. In this episode, Ginger and Andrea get the chance to catch up with amazing education leader, Monika King, Principal and instructional leader at Maur Hill Mt. Academy. Monika has been a leader in education in Kansas for many years and has been a Podstock friend for 4 years! She shares with us why Podstock is valuable to her and gives us a peek into what it means […]

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Dean Mantz and Paul Shircliff talk ScreenCasting as Assessment (‘stockTalk #15)

April 15, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/ST_Dean_Manz.mp3   Join Ginger and Andrea as they visit with Dean Mantz (@dmantz7) and Paul Shircliff (@shirky17) who share about their past session called, Student Voices as Authentic Assessments with ScreenCasting. They share what screen casting is, why it’s truly helpful for students in the classroom, and of course we talk about tools. The tools highlighted are: ScreenChomp https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/screenchomp/id442415881?mt=8 Explain Everything www.explaineverything.com/‎ Knowmia www.knowmia.com/ ‎ Doodle Tools https://sites.google.com/site/onlinedoodletools/ Educreations www.educreations.com/ ‎ Show Me www.showme.com/‎ Paul Shircliff’s page all about ScreenCasting: […]

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Kevin Case And The District’s Apple Distinguished Program (‘stock Talk #14)

April 7, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/ST_Kevin_Case.mp3   Today’s guest with Ginger and Andrea is Kevin Case, Superintendent at Inman Public Schools, USD 448. Kevin talks about the district’s Apple Distinguished Program at his schools, as well as visionary leadership, innovative learning, and collaboration in today’s modern learning environments. Direct ties are made to how Podstock fits right into that as well. And of course we get a little bit silly at the end, talking about super hero powers! Listen in! Kevin Case: www.twitter.com/inmansuperc Inman, USD 448: www.twitter.com/inmanschools SuperHero […]

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