Episode 58

Drawn to Teach

Episode Overview:

In this episode of the METC podcast we begin season 3 with our new format. We will begin each episode with a Tech ‘n’ Sixty. Within this tech tip I share how to setup a new Team within Microsoft Teams. We then get into the featured content with our guest Josh Stumpenhorst. We discuss his new book called Drawn to Teach being released on the same day this episode is released, March 8, 2019. We close the episode with Josh sharing how is #iamMETC.

Episode’s Twitter & Flipgrid Challenge

We all got into education for a reason. What drew you to teaching? Share either through Twitter or Flipgrid.



Tech ‘n’ Sixty:

Microsoft Teams is a game changer. If your school is using Office 365, then you know what I am talking about. Within this Tech ‘n’ Sixty we explore how to create a new team.  When you create a new team, you have 4 different options.

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Featured Guest:

Josh Stumpenhorst



Instagram @makerlibrarian1

2012 Illinois State Teacher of the Year

2013 North Central College Outstanding ALumni Award

2013 Pearson Foundation Global Learning Fellow

2015 The New Teacher Revolution Book Released

2018 Lincoln Junior High Donkey Kong High Champion

Featured Content Summary:

Basically an overview of the some of the elements within the new book Drawn to Teach which will be released on March 8th. The six chapters are Relationships, Motivation, Innovation, Technology, Professional Growth, and Teaching What Matters. The book is very unique in that it is a graphic novel.

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Key Hashtags: 

#METCpd, #METCpodcast, #InnovatorsMindset, #tlap, #SAMR, #SEL,

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