Explore Our Educator-Focused Podcasts Over Winter Break

Explore Our Educator-Focused Podcasts Over Winter Break

With constant new updates, gadgets, gizmos, teaching styles and more, it can feel overwhelming to try to keep up in such a rapidly-changing world. We’re here to help! Transform the way you use and understand technology by listening to Minds Over Media and For the Love of EdTech, two of our educational podcasts focused around media literacy and educational technology. Although these are designed for educators, they are great for parents, grandparents and caregivers too! Learn more about each series below, as well as a way to earn graduate credit while you listen:

New! Minds Over Media

Media literacy is the key to nurturing informed, discerning and empowered students. Launched in October by our Public Media Connect colleagues at SOITA, the Southwestern Ohio Instructional Technology Association, Minds Over Media is your resource to navigate this dynamic field, providing viewers with tools toward understanding and using media effectively.

Host Kara Hutchinson and co-host Sarah Shroder delve into the world of media literacy and empower viewers through media education. Each episode introduces a new expert with fresh insights on navigating today’s media landscape.

Recent topics have explored the behavioral impacts of media, the role of AI in the future of media and the decoding of media messages. Listen now with Spotify or Apple Music. Learn more: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/kara-hutchinson.

For the Love of Edtech

For the Love of EdTech is a podcast by educators for educators. Launched in 2021, the podcast explores how educational technology can be used to improve students’ learning experience and easy ways educators can implement EdTech in their classrooms.

Hosted by Kara Hutchinson and Caryn Kelley, For The Love of EdTech introduces educators to the wide and developing world of educational technology through expert advice, guest interviews, additional resources and much more!Now in season three, the podcast is available to stream on all of your favorite streaming platforms as well as the project website. Learn more:  https://fortheloveofedtech.org/

Earn Graduate Credit this Winter Break

We know that educators are busy people! If you’re an educator working toward renewing your license, we have exciting news to share. You can now earn graduate credit for listening to our For the Love of Edtech podcast!

  • Create a free Teacher Campus account at https://www.teachercampus.org/.
  • All of the episodes can be found under free courses or bundled at https://www.teachercampus.org/bundles/podcast.
  • Enroll for free and listen to the episodes whenever and wherever you like.
  • After listening to each episode, write and submit a reflection.
  • For each submitted reflection you will accumulate contact hours. Once you have 12.5 contact hours, you are eligible to purchase graduate credit through Ashland University.

For more information regarding graduate credit, please visit https://www.teachercampus.org/pages/graduate-credit.