Edtech NOW Stackup Edition Podcast Transcript

Edtech NOW Stackup Edition

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Lee Schneider: This is a special edition of “Edtech NOW,” a podcast about education technology and how it’s used in the classroom. We’ve met so many great educators over the course of the series, and now we are going to be talking about Stackup, a free Chrome extension that accurately tracks when students are reading online. I’m Lee Schneider and I’m joined by my co-host Noah Geisel, education director at Stackup. Hey, Noah.

Noah Geisel: Hey, Lee, great to be with ya.

Lee: Yes, it’s great to see you, or well, great to hear you. In a moment we’re going to be bringing in a power user, Adam Howard, into the conversation. But first, Noah, tell us how Stackup is often used by teachers.

Noah: So Stackup is a powerful free Chrome extension that can track, monitor, and report on student’s online reading. A lot of teachers are telling us that they think about it as a FitBit for student’s online reading. And so, teachers can assign and [00:01:00] monitor reading …

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Laura Lynn Klein of Organic Authority Cult/Tech Podcast Transcript

Laura Lynn Klein of Organic Authority

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Lee Schneider: It’s the Cult/Tech Podcast. I’m Lee Schneider. Joining me today is Laura Lynn Klein, an environmental superstar who is co-founder of Organic Authority, a new -media company that publishes organicauthority.com and ecoSalon.com. Hey Laura, welcome to the podcast.

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Laura Lynn Klein: Hey Lee, thanks so much for having me here.

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Lee: Great. So you launched organic authority in 2006 and since it’s become a leading authority — we will use that term — a leading authority on organic life, food, and goods. There are a lot of others who have tried to succeed in that space and lots of competitors so why have you guys made it.

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Laura: Persistence. I think it just really comes down to persistence. You’re right, there have been a lot of companies that have come and gone in this space particularly over the past 10 years and the space is very different today than it was 10 years ago. And I think persistence and kind of blood, …

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Kelly Tenkely on Ed Tech NOW Podcast Transcript

Kelly Tenkely on the Ed Tech NOW Podcast  – Transcript Listen on SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/edtechnow/kelly-tenkely-on-edtech-now

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Lee Schneider: This is EdTech NOW, a ten minute podcast about education technology and how it’s used in classroom.  I’m Lee Schneider, I’m joined by my co-host Noah Geisel, education director of Stackup. Hey, Noah.

Noah Geisel:  Hey, Lee.

My guest today is Kelly Tenkely. Kelly has dedicated herself to illuminating how educators can integrate technology in their classrooms. She has also started her own school, Anastasis Academy, dedicated to shaping the development of the whole child by engaging the mind, body and spirit.

Hey Kelly, welcome to the podcast.,

Kelly Tenkely: Hi Lee, thanks for having me today.

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You’ve spent a lot of time in the classroom as a second grade teacher. Seven years as a K-through-5 tech specialist, five years as a technology integration specialist offering mentoring, training, and professional development. So you’re in a good position to see what has changed about teaching, now that tech is so involved. What does it mean now really to …

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