This podcast is a recording of Jennie Magiera’s opening keynote on the second day of EdTechTeacher’s Summit in Chicago on Navy Pier on July 29, 2014. Jennie is a teacher and educational leader in the Chicago Public Schools, and has taught in a 1:1 iPad classroom. Check the podcast shownotes for some of the referenced links and resources from her keynote, especially the letter from CPS students which was just published in the Chicago Tribune. Jennie and the other teachers in her team (primarily from Burley Elementary and the National Teacher’s Academy in CPS) are passionate about not only engaging students in the learning process, but also using social media to help students discover and share their own voices with those in their neighborhood, community, city, and nation. You will be inspired, touched, and encouraged to hear the stories Jennie shared in this keynote. Many thanks to her for sharing these thoughts and experiences, and giving permission for her words to be shared again here as an audio podcast.

Show Notes:

  1. Follow Jennie Magiera on Twitter: @msmagiera
  2. Jennie Magiera’s blog: Teaching like it’s 2999
  3. Follow #BurNTA on Twitter (Burley Elementary and National Teachers’ Academy tweets – Jennie’s CPS team)
  4. EdTechTeacher Summit July 2014 (Chicago)
  5. My Tweets from Jennie’s keynote (Storify link coming)
  6. Audio podcast of Jennie Magiera & Autumn Laidler’s ISTE 2013 Presentation: Amplifying Our Students: Social Media in the Classroom
  7. Fuel for Educational Change Agents (Wes’ secondary podcast channel)

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  • Andy Fekete

    Would love to see a video of her talk…does this exist somewhere? Thanks for sharing the audio. It is such a great inspirational speech. Jennie is AWESOME!

  • http://www.speedofcreativity.org Wesley Fryer

    I don’t think anyone was videotaping her talk, unfortunately. I’m going to hear her keynote again in Austin at the EdTechTeam’s iOS Summit Oct 18-19, 2014:

    http://austin.iossummits.com/

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