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Techlandia Educational Radio

Techlandia is always changing. The podcast started as a collaboration between Alison Anderson, Curt Rees, and Jon Samuelson. Five years later, only Jon Samuelson remains, but with a new crew of hosts. Scott Bedley, Brian Briggs, David Theriault, and Greg Garner are ready to pick up the torch with a number of different educational topics. Authentic topics from people that are trying to be authentic and tell it like it is, and not be among the #edufamous.

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Techlandia is always changing. The podcast started as a collaboration between Alison Anderson, Curt Rees, and Jon Samuelson. Five years later, only Jon Samuelson remains, but with a new crew of hosts. Scott Bedley, Brian Briggs, David Theriault, and Greg Garner are ready to pick up the torch with a number of different educational topics. Authentic topics from people that are trying to be authentic and tell it like it is, and not be among the #edufamous.

Episode 59: Grumpy Old Teachers Ring In 2021

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Scott Bedley and Jon Samuelson are the Grumpy Old Teachers. Join us as we give you a couple of websites, a couple of good things, and a couple of rants from the world of teaching. Some educational podcast talk about education, the Grumpy Old Teachers are actually out there teaching.

Jan 08 2021

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Episode 58: Techlandia - Ready for Winter Break

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Scott Bedley @scotteach and Jon Samuelson @jonsamuelson give you a couple of websites to try with students. Share some winning moments from the Hour of Code. Rant about silly blog posts and share some reflections on 2020.

Dec 15 2020

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Episode 57: Techlandia Comeback Finds A Co-Host

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The first episode left people unsatisfied. The word was out that there needed to be a co-host. Scott Bedley answered the call. In this episode, we give you an app, a website for math, Hour of Code ideas, and a tribute to Betsy DeVos.

Dec 07 2020

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Episode 56: Techlandia - The 20/20 Experience

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Is this new? Is it old? Do we need this? Who knows? It's iPadsammy back to share an app, a good thing, a rant, and thoughts on pop culture. Give it a like if you want more or we will use the cricket sound effects and send this podcast into retirement. For now, it's BACK!

Dec 03 2020

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The Steam Team - Episode 6 Gender Equity in Coding

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Our special guest is Tara Linney talking about her new book, Achieving Gender Equity in Coding. Jon Samuelson talks with Tara about how we can start to make a difference and strategies to teach computer science.

Feb 13 2018

41mins

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Grumpy Old Teachers 33

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Jon Samuelson and Scott Bedley are back! Talking about Twitter battles and Global School Play Day in February.

Feb 05 2018

53mins

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Grumpy Old New Year 2018

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For the third consecutive year, Jon and Scott bring in the New Year talking about education. Sound effects are making a comeback in 2018 and there is also a Spotify playlist of new songs and old to keep you hip on pop culture.

Jan 22 2018

1hr 5mins

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Grumpy Old Teachers 32

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Scott Bedley and Jon Samuelson talk a little Hour of Code and Global School Play Day. Check out the new Grumpy Dozen playlist on Spotify!

Dec 20 2017

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The Steam Team - Episode 5 Hour of Code

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Brian Briggs, Jon Samuelson, and special guest, Susan Stewart talk about all things Hour of Code. It's easy to try, so be like Nike and just do it! We will give you the resources with links of places to start on the Twitters. Check out @bribriggs, @jonsamuelson, and @techcoachsusan for the list.

Nov 29 2017

46mins

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The Steam Team - Episode 4 Ozobots

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Brian Briggs and Jon Samuelson discuss Ozobots and how they are using them with students. There is also a good story on how Ozobots were low frustration for a special education classroom. There is always some cool finds on Crowdsource Corner...so give us a try!

Nov 23 2017

39mins

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The Steam Team - Episode 3 Ideas For 2018

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Jon Samuelson and Brian Briggs talk about what they are looking forward to in STEAM this upcoming school year, and give you some ideas for your classroom. We buy the toys and give you our opinion so you can make informed decisions. The Steam Team is back!

Nov 07 2017

35mins

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Grumpy Old Teachers 31

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Scott and Jon are back and grumping about common sense, Scott's TEDx Talk, and digitizing your teaching...but not in a good way.

Oct 25 2017

1hr

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Grumpy Old Teachers Go Back To School

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Scott and Jon talk about the new school year. Full of more grump and snark than ever. Give it a listen!

Sep 14 2017

54mins

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Grumpy Old Teachers 30

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Scott and Jon are talking about administrators in this episode. Are they really being honest about educational technology? Survey says...listen and find out.

Jul 12 2017

55mins

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The Steam Team - Episode 2 littleBits Code Kit

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Join Brian Briggs and Jon Samuelson for a discussion on the littleBits Code Kit. This episode focuses on giving tips and tricks for using the kit with students. This kit was released on June 1, and is the newest education edition of littleBits.

Jun 23 2017

38mins

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The Steam Team Podcast - Episode 1

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Join Brian Briggs and Jon Samuelson as they launch a new podcast. Listen as they share their topics for upcoming shows dealing with all things science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.

Jun 20 2017

39mins

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Grumpy Old Teachers Talk CUE

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Scott and Jon talk about CUE 17 and the problem with big "boat show" conferences. Take a listen on the way to National CUE this year in Palm Springs.

Mar 14 2017

1hr 11mins

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Teaching In Beta - Scratch Coding w/ Natalie Rusk

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Our debut episode! An interview of Natalie Rusk from the MIT Media Lab. She has been one of the lead programmers of Scratch coding since it was created almost 10 years ago. Listen and learn on how to use Scratch in your classroom.

Mar 08 2017

33mins

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Grumpy Old Teachers - February Stinks

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Scott and Jon are back and reflecting on Global School Play Day, Betsy DeVos, and why February is the worst month of the year.

Feb 23 2017

1hr 4mins

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Techlandia - Grumpy Old Teachers 29

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Scott and Jon are back for a late January/early February rant about everything education. Topics include: Betsy DeVos and the olden days of technology.

Feb 13 2017

1hr 12mins

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The only educational podcast I watch LIVE

By davidtEDU - May 25 2014
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These three are pros, bring in the best guests and keep it real. Real interesting. Give it a whirl.

Awsome

By Bo101 - Jun 10 2013
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Great idea and very helpful!