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House of #EdTech

Christopher J. Nesi - @mrnesi

House of #EdTech shares stories from teachers and creators about education technology, recommends the valuable tools, tips, and resources to integrate technology into your classroom and instruction and explores how technology is changing the way teac...Show More

1:04:16 | Aug 20th, 2017

Kate Nesi, my wife, has started her own podcast, the Lifelong Learning Podcast, and she shares her views on continued growth.

40:27 | Jul 23rd, 2017

Derek Larson and Jen Giffen share their experiences at ISTE 2017 in San Antonio.

22:23 | Sep 1st

Getting obsessed with new gadgets and tech is too easy, and our world of education is not immune.

53:34 | Aug 18th

My wife, Kate Nesi, joins the 5-Timer club and she's back to talk about how she balances #edtech in her HS library and doesn't give in to fads and trends in education.

46:51 | Aug 7th

My 2nd-grade son, Miles, started his own podcast! He has launched The Vacuum Podcast with Miles (vacuumpodcast.com)!

1:12:32 | Jul 22nd

ISTE 2019 was my 2nd and most fun! Listen in for reasons why!

0:00 | Jul 7th

Summer Vacation is here and I'm enjoying some time with family. Listen for a brand new episode on July 21, 2019. For now, let's revisit a great conversation from November 2016. Angela Cleveland and Saqi Mehta, founders of ReigningIt are joined by my ...Show More

34:57 | Jun 16th

Grab a great book to take your teaching to the next level this Summer (or anytime)!

52:42 | Jun 2nd

Stephanie Howell is a long-time listener of the podcast and she recently had the opportunity of a lifetime to travel to Australia for another installment of the Google Certified Innovator program.

52:59 | May 19th

Starting a Podcast doesn't have to break the bank and Summer is a great time to start!

28:26 | May 6th

Be not afraid! Education technology is not something to be feared.

0:00 | May 1st

PodcastPD is excited and proud to announce that we’re giving away ONE (1) ticket to ISTE 2019 in Philadelphia, courtesy of ISTE!

30:10 | Apr 21st

I share insight on a recent lesson and activity I designed using multiple apps for creative purposes!

38:49 | Mar 31st

The OG #edtech tool tournament is back! It's Year SIX! Enjoy...

0:00 | Mar 17th

In June 2018 I had the honor of appearing on the Teaching, Learning, Leading K12 Podcast hosted by Steve Miletto! Enjoy! If you enjoy the show you should consider subscribing. -- Chris and I talk about why some people have tech phobias or believe tha...Show More

46:05 | Mar 3rd

Listener, Kate Defuniak, asked about Flipgrid as an assessment tool.

35:42 | Feb 17th

HoET128 - Free alternatives to the expensive Adobe Creative Cloud for Teachers and Students.

31:59 | Jan 20th

Chrome Extensions. They can make things easier, more accessible, more visible, & more convenient. There are dozens of potential benefits to you in your classroom and school.

23:12 | Jan 6th

Are you an edtech coach that's wondered if you're reaching enough teachers and students? Communicating enough with admin? Sometimes these questions are self-imposed, but sometimes the questions come from other people. You might also wonder if you ...Show More

56:27 | Dec 16th, 2018

It's the most wonderful time for a Smackdown! House of #EdTech 124 marks the completion of five years of the podcast and brings you the 5th installment of the annual Smackdown!

30:03 | Dec 2nd, 2018

Many teaching methods and resources that use technology effectively engage students and build their skills, but many of us hit roadblocks when actually using technology in the classroom. Consider the 10 ways discussed in this episode to easily add...Show More

55:39 | Nov 25th, 2018

Dr. Sam Fecich is the author of #EDUMagic and a professor at Grove City College (PA), works with pre-service teachers in the area educational technology.

30:17 | Nov 4th, 2018

I recently went to Harvard to moderate a panel on podcasts in K12 education.

1:12:42 | Oct 21st, 2018

Podcasts in education can be powerful but how do we get there? In this episode, I share my International Podcast Day presentation.

33:18 | Oct 7th, 2018

Video allows us as teachers to connect with students in a different way.

47:51 | Sep 16th, 2018

Dr. Robert Dillon has a passion to change the educational landscape by building excellent engaging schools for all students.

38:53 | Sep 2nd, 2018

My son, Miles, who is entering 1st-grade talks education and technology.

28:12 | Aug 19th, 2018

When you implement technology in your classroom your goal should be to push students to go beyond fact memorization and embrace a conceptual understanding of the material.

36:55 | Aug 5th, 2018

Creativity. We can't be 'on it' all the time – Here are 10 ways to get your juices flowing!

32:32 | Jul 22nd, 2018

Do you struggle with impostor syndrome? I do.

1:23:36 | Jul 1st, 2018

Social media is often debated by Katelyn and I and we've finally recorded one of these conversations!

26:28 | Jun 18th, 2018

It's ISTE 2018 time. Here's my #NotAtISTE18 Keynote. This episode was born out of an idea I had in December 2017 and I proudly present my first keynote!

41:46 | Jun 3rd, 2018

Summer is a great time to get ahead on your edtech professional development!

1:07:25 | May 6th, 2018

Cade Somers and Michelle Shelton host Across the Hall which is a podcast created mainly for English teachers who want to know how to use various tech resources and strategies in their classrooms but need some specific ideas geared toward the ELA curr...Show More

55:24 | Apr 22nd, 2018

My Dad, John Nesi, first appeared on episode 100 of the podcast and so many of you reached out with your compliments about our conversation so I decided to bring him back into the studio for another education conversation.

35:00 | Apr 8th, 2018

March Madness is over! Here are the #HOETFINAL4 tools that made the cut based on your votes!

55:38 | Mar 26th, 2018

I attended #UCET18 and Derek Larson and Lynn Smargis talk about conferences.

30:56 | Mar 11th, 2018

March is all about #TryPod! Let's talk about the podcasts we LOVE! There are a lot of people out there—about four-fifths of Americans—who don't get what you're doing right now. But they should, because podcasts are awesome and the more people list...Show More

1:01:40 | Feb 26th, 2018

Richard Byrne best known for the website and blog, FreeTech4Teachers.com talks about how to protect your online content.

37:42 | Feb 11th, 2018

Lindsy Stumpenhorst is a connected elementary principal in a rural community, in Illinois, two hours west of Chicago. She's social media savvy as she leverages Twitter, Instagram, and Voxer for a variety of different things.

49:58 | Jan 28th, 2018

Joseph Dziuba is a passionate 4th-year educator certified in mathematics (K-12) who works diligently to meet the needs of each individual that crosses his path.

34:24 | Jan 14th, 2018

Let's talk #OneWord 2018 and more! ** SEGMENTS ** (1:20) Intro - Happy New Year! (8:45) House of #EdTech Thought - New Year, New Nesi! (14:20) House of #EdTech Recommendation - Certify'em (16:07) Featured Content - #OneWord 2018 (29:40) House...Show More

53:13 | Dec 17th, 2017

John Nesi is the greatest influencer for me as a man and educator. We talk about teaching in the late 1970s and coming back to education in the 21st century.

1:01:17 | Dec 3rd, 2017

This year's smackdown features over 42 of your favorite tech tools, tips, apps, websites for both professional and personal use.

59:56 | Nov 26th, 2017

How-to Podcast mini-series! Let's dive into the HOW! This episode is part 3 of 3 and accompanies episodes 96 and 97.

46:59 | Nov 5th, 2017

Let's continue the mini-series on How to Podcast (Part 2 of 3) and add on to episode 96 as we talk about what to podcast about and the equipment to create with.

31:27 | Oct 15th, 2017

At long last, I am finally talking about How to Podcast! This is part one of a three-part series where provide my insight on how to start podcasting. However, as Simon Sinek points out, we need to start with why.

57:25 | Oct 1st, 2017

Dr. Monica Burns, from ClassTechTips.com, provides insight on utilizing education technology when designing formative assessment.

40:57 | Sep 17th, 2017

Katie Gardner is integrating technology into her Kindergarten ESL classroom in North Carolina.

1:03:35 | Sep 4th, 2017

Krista Penrod is all about "embracing the freak out" and I share my Alabama adventure!

47:16 | Aug 6th, 2017

Nate Nagele shares insight into how you can utilize technology with your students when you're absent.

52:25 | Jul 2nd, 2017

Brian Friedlander and Mike Marotta lead us in a conversation centered around assistive technology.

36:06 | Jun 18th, 2017

"We need to stop..." adapted from a post by Tony Sinanis.

38:21 | Jun 4th, 2017

Bruce Reicher, is a television production teacher from Northern New Jersey sharing his love of WeVideo.

28:18 | May 21st, 2017

Not every classroom or school is fortunate enough to be 1:1, or even have enough computer labs or mobile carts to go around.

0:00 | May 14th, 2017

In August 2016 I had the honor of appearing on the Home Gadget Geeks Podcast! Enjoy and if you enjoy the show Jim creates a podcast and you should consider subscribing. -- Chris Nesi from http://www.chrisnesi.com/  joins Jim Collison  https://twitter...Show More

22:27 | May 7th, 2017

This episode was inspired by George Couros's blog post, "It Is Time to Move Away from the Idea of “Tech Leads”?

26:06 | Apr 16th, 2017

IgniteSTEM brings together thought leaders to make the “classroom of the future” a reality.

0:00 | Apr 12th, 2017

This is partially an experiment for the podcast. Please enjoy this appearance I made on this podcast and please subscribe and leave a rating and review for my friends at Dads in Ed.   We welcome the host of the House of Ed Tech podcast, Christopher N...Show More

52:55 | Apr 2nd, 2017

Lynn Smargis is BACK! In this episode, we talk about and share great tips for writing and winning your next edtech grant!

22:28 | Mar 19th, 2017

I present to you the House of #EdTech Final Four! My annual episode that blends education and basketball!

49:24 | Mar 5th, 2017

Megan Forbes has a YouTube channel dedicated to encouraging and supporting teachers.

50:45 | Feb 19th, 2017

Kerry Gallagher is an advocate for the use of Open Education Resources (OER).

30:38 | Feb 5th, 2017

Seven tips and recommendations to improve your next presentation.

52:57 | Jan 22nd, 2017

James Sturtevant shares insight his latest book, Hacking Engagement.

1:29:03 | Jan 8th, 2017

#NYEdTechWeek recap and review along with conversations with some edtech start-ups as well mine and many of your #OneWord2017 testimonials.

36:15 | Dec 4th, 2016

Lynn Smargis, from Utah, shares her expertise on how you can get your young students coding, Computer Science Week and Hour of Code!

53:21 | Nov 20th, 2016

Angela Cleveland and Saqi Mehta, founders of ReigningIt and my former Rutgers student Sierra Gratale for a round-table discussion about creating a #STEM dialogue inclusive of every woman.

58:49 | Nov 6th, 2016

Emily Gover and Steve Isaacs to talk about #edtechbridge and the conversations between educators and technology developers.

1:00:32 | Oct 23rd, 2016

Emily Gover shares her love of audio and its value in your classroom. From rapping to podcasts Emily believes audio can impact learning.

26:01 | Oct 10th, 2016

Google Apps for Education is now G Suite for Education and the education world is losing it's mind!

54:24 | Sep 25th, 2016

Katie Ann Wilson wrote the book about augmented reality in education and shares apps and resources as well how to best integrate augmented reality into your classroom.

59:45 | Sep 11th, 2016

Justin Schleider, NJ Phys. Ed. teacher shares how to integrate technology with phys. ed. and the value of being a connected educator!

57:02 | Aug 28th, 2016

Stacey Lindes shares what sketchnotes are and the role they can play in your classroom, professional and personal life.

56:25 | Aug 14th, 2016

Derek Larson, Utah educator and guest co-host provide insight into his new edtech job and how he got the job!

39:16 | Jul 31st, 2016

The new studio is open for business and my wife Katelyn crashed the party to talk Twitter Chats and Pokemon Go!

22:36 | Jul 17th, 2016

Learn something new while you're on Summer vacation. It could be related to your education but preferably not.

37:22 | Jul 3rd, 2016

Jill Dobrowansky appeared on #shiftED on June 21, 2016 and the conversation is MUST LISTEN!

29:37 | Jun 19th, 2016

Summer vacation is a time to relax and recharge in education. Here are some great reads to improve multiple aspects of your career and your student's experience in your classroom.

47:10 | Jun 5th, 2016

Meghan Davis from GoEnnounce stops by the podcast to update us on some new developments to their platform and I record LIVE from EdTechNJ 2016 in Edison, NJ.

48:27 | May 22nd, 2016

Stephany Hesslein is a first-grade teacher for Middletown Public Schools here in New Jersey.

59:14 | May 9th, 2016

Jennifer Gonzalez, from the Cult of Pedagogy Podcast shares tools and resources that every teacher needs to be aware of.

38:44 | Apr 24th, 2016

AJ Bianco and Stacey Lindes have broken into the House of #EdTech and taken over the show.

42:54 | Apr 10th, 2016

AJ Bianco and Adam Schoenbart guest co-host this episode and we discuss great approaches to what you can do after attending an EdCamp.

31:40 | Apr 1st, 2016

Get FOUR awesome #edtech recommendations in this 2016 edition of the #EdTech Final Four.

29:20 | Mar 13th, 2016

Teachers should be offered choices around topics, presenters, and how their PD is structured. Teachers are told time and time again to differentiate, personalize, and meet their students where they are. Why doesn’t the same ring true for professional...Show More

48:55 | Feb 28th, 2016

My very first guest, Alex Rosenwald, has returned to the classroom and the podcast to talk about how his students are taking education technology to the next level.

1:07:08 | Feb 14th, 2016

Katelyn returns to talk about the importance of functionality when designing an education space and respond to feedback from episode 52.

41:02 | Jan 31st, 2016

A rare guestless episode where I talk about the awesome shows on the Education Podcast Network, share listener feedback, and TWO recommendations!

1:00:58 | Jan 17th, 2016

My wife, Katelyn Nesi, co-hosts this first episode of 2016 and we give insight into how we live life to the fullest on two educator's salaries!

46:16 | Dec 6th, 2015

Natalie Krayenvenger is a 4th-grade teacher from Maryland and the co-moderator of #EDbeat, a weekly inspirational Twitter chat that welcomes all educators and celebrates the positive in education.

55:35 | Nov 22nd, 2015

LaVonna Roth has influenced over 25,000 educators, students and organizations with down-to-earth strategies and insights to the most common and frustrating educational, behavioral issues. LaVonna is also the inspiration behind Ignite Your S.H.I.N.E.

45:31 | Nov 8th, 2015

Black Canary from the #EdJusticeLeague, shares her passion and exudes endless energy about her profession.

55:41 | Oct 25th, 2015

Matt Miller is a high school Spanish teacher and the author of the highly acclaimed book Ditch That Textbook and founder of the website DitchThatTextbook.com.

42:55 | Oct 11th, 2015

Meghan Davis is a former event coordinator turned entrepreneur. She, with sister Melissa, is the co-founder of GoEnnounce which is engaging the students of today to be the leaders of tomorrow.

54:49 | Sep 27th, 2015

Jen Williams is a former Director of Education, program Literacy Specialist, and district Speech-Language Pathologist who is a co-founder and lead program developer for Calliope Global.

57:17 | Sep 13th, 2015

Joe Sanfelippo and Tony Sinanis are two dynamic educators and personalities in the world of education. Joe and Tony drop pure gold about education and the words will inspire you!

36:19 | Aug 30th, 2015

Baby Nesi #2 is here and Summer is quickly fading into the sunset. The latest addition to the House of #EdTech, Colton John, is an example of wonder and amazement for me! This episode also contains GREAT tips and recommendations from a number of list...Show More

23:11 | Aug 16th, 2015

Baby Nesi #2 has not arrived at the time of recording/release of this episode but I can assure you that he will be here before episode 43 is released on August 30, 2015. The sub $5000 kitchen project is officially complete and the end of Summer is fa...Show More

14:17 | Aug 2nd, 2015

Baby Nesi #2 is arriving in a few short weeks (or sooner). I wanted to make sure you were still provided with some awesome content. So this episode features an #edtech thought, #edtech recommendation, and of course a VIP!

59:49 | Jul 19th, 2015

Stephanie Ryon is an Instructional Technology Coach from Texas. Stephanie's experience as a classroom teacher and instructional coach has given her a solid understanding of how to meet the needs of modern day century learner and educator.

1:00:42 | Jul 5th, 2015

Casey Cohen has been teaching secondary English for eight years and high school English at String Theory - Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School (a 1:1 Apple Distinguished school) for the past two years.

51:04 | Jun 21st, 2015

Josh Gauthier is a Technology Training Specialist for the Unified School District of De Pere (WI). Josh shares his insight on Chromebooks, coding, coding and more! Follow Josh Gauthier   This episode of House of #EdTech is sponsored by:   Today...Show More

57:26 | Jun 7th, 2015

Stacey Lindes returns and is joined by AJ Bianco as I present our first episode of the #PodcastPD Podcast in the podcastic episode! Join in on #PodcastPD - Sunday nights @ 8:30 PM eastern.   This episode of House of #EdTech is sponsored by:   To...Show More

51:24 | May 17th, 2015

Laura Fleming is the Library Media Specialist at New Milford High School (NJ) where her library maker space has garnered national attention and has served as an inspiration for schools across the country. Follow Laura Fleming http://www.twitter.com...Show More

47:30 | May 3rd, 2015

Miguel Kudry is the founder and CEO of HelpHub Services Inc. Kudry has a degree in Business Administration and Management with an entrepreneurial interests and passions for social media marketing and web development. Follow http://www.twitter.com/ku...Show More

48:27 | Apr 19th, 2015

Angela Watson is an education consultant, tech coach, author and podcaster. Angela shares insight about coaching teachers, her latest book and her awesome podcast, Angela Watson's Truth for Teachers. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/angela-watsons...Show More

47:01 | Apr 5th, 2015

Jennifer Cronk is the Director of Professional Learning for the Warwick Valley Central School District (NY). She shares her experiences as innovative educator and leader with diverse experience in designing technology curricula and providing and coor...Show More

31:38 | Mar 22nd, 2015

March Madness is in full swing and what better way to get in on the excitement than with the 2015 edition of the #edtech Final Four! Featuring: Aurasma, Tozzl, Meerkat, and Office Mix This episode of House of #EdTech is brought to you by TodaysMeet...Show More

42:25 | Mar 8th, 2015

Katrina Keene is an Instructional Technology Consultant based out of Chattanooga, TN who is also the Director of Innovation for the Canterbury School in Fort Meyers, FL. Follow Katrina http://www.twitter.com/teachintechgal This episode of House of ...Show More

53:47 | Feb 22nd, 2015

Stacey Lindes is a former first grade teacher who now works as a Teacher Resource Specialist for Technology for West-Windsor Plainsboro Public Schools (NJ). Follow Stacey http://twitter.com/iruntech   This episode of House of #EdTech is brought to...Show More

31:43 | Feb 8th, 2015

Courtney Kofeldt is the Technology Coordinator and a Teacher at the Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School which is completely on-line. She shares tools and resources that are valuable to an on-line school and you can find value in as well.   Fol...Show More

47:18 | Jan 25th, 2015

Tom Murray, State and District Digital Learning Director for Alliance for Excellent Education, explains what the Future Ready initiative is and what is means to be Future Ready. Follow Tom http://twitter.com/thomascmurray This episode of House of #...Show More

55:58 | Jan 11th, 2015

Sharon Plante talks about her experiences integrating technology in special education and her role as a technology director. Follow Sharon http://twitter.com/iplante This episode of House of #EdTech is brought to you by TodaysMeet. Visit http://www...Show More

1:04:26 | Dec 21st, 2014

The House of #EdTech is celebrating its one-year anniversary! This episode is packed with 26 great recommendations you should know about. Each suggestion was submitted by a listener or former guest on the show. This episode of House of #EdTech is br...Show More

39:54 | Dec 7th, 2014

Dr. Spike Cook, principal of R.M. Bacon Elementary School (Millville, NJ), co-host of the PrincipalPLN Podcast and author returns to the show! Dr. Cook shares insight on his new book, Connected Leadership: It's Just a Click Away (Corwin Connected Edu...Show More

38:17 | Nov 23rd, 2014

Jenna Kleine is the Community Marketing Manager at Class Dojo. Kleine is a former middle and high school science teacher with a passion for technology and making a real difference in education for students we all teach. Follow Jenna http://twitter.c...Show More

43:49 | Nov 9th, 2014

Rich Kiker is a nationally recognized and award winning Certified Google Apps for Edu Trainer and Director of Online Learning. In this episode he shares some great Google insight and tips for teachers of all levels. Follow Rich http://twitter.com/rk...Show More

42:08 | Oct 26th, 2014

Derek Larson is a 4th grade teacher from Southern Utah, an #edtech enthusiast, and a fan of the House of #EdTech podcast!   Follow Derek http://twitter.com/lars3eb   House of #EdTech is sponsored by Audible.com. There are over 150,000 titles to c...Show More

41:23 | Oct 12th, 2014

Kasey Bell is a digital learning consultant with a MA in Educational Technology and she provides engaging staff development for all levels of educators. Follow Kasey http://twitter.com/ShakeUpLearning This episode of House of #EdTech is brought to ...Show More

1:02:52 | Sep 28th, 2014

Natalie O'Neil is back on the show! She first appeared on the House of #EdTech on episode #10. Natalie is fresh off a summer trip to the Google Teacher Academy in California with great information and stories to share! Follow Natalie http://twitter....Show More

40:26 | Sep 14th, 2014

Patricia J. Brown is a technology integration coach at Ladue (MO) School District, an adjunct professor at Lindenwood University, and an edtech consultant. She shares insight about integrating technology in elementary education.   Follow Patricia h...Show More

45:10 | Aug 31st, 2014

Jeff Bradbury is a high school music teacher and the orchestra conductor from North Brunsiwck Twp. High School (NJ). Jeff is also the founder of TeacherCast.net and the TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. Mr. Bradbury shares his insight on ...Show More

23:34 | Aug 17th, 2014

Try Something New! Do not be afraid of technology as a new school year approaches. Check out an awesome content curating tool called Pocket!   Follow Pocket http://twitter.com/pocket   House of #EdTech is sponsored by Audible.com. There are over ...Show More

57:52 | Aug 3rd, 2014

Dr. Spike Cook is the principal of R.M. Bacon Elementary School (Millville, NJ) and co-host of the PrincipalPLN Podcast. Dr. Cook shares insight on his career and how the Summer presents opportunities to learn and grow.   Follow Spike http://twitte...Show More

36:30 | Jul 20th, 2014

Shachar Pessis is the founder and CEO of Wibki. Mr. Pessis and his team have created a great web-based bookmarking tool. Shachar shares how Wibki is a great addition to every classroom.   Follow Shachar http://twitter.com/shacharp Follow Wibki htt...Show More

41:23 | Jul 6th, 2014

Katelyn Nesi is the Library Media Specialist at Shore Regional High School (NJ) Wall Township High School (NJ) [Updated 2/15]. Mrs. Nesi, my wife, makes her first appearance on the podcast and shares some insight on moving to a new place and her love...Show More

53:37 | Jun 22nd, 2014

Tim Charleston stops by to share his views on technology integration and to share his favorite apps and education technology.

53:07 | Jun 8th, 2014

Theresa Stager is an elementary school principal who just completed her first year as the lead learner. Principal Stager talks about her use of technology as a school administrator.

32:14 | May 25th, 2014

Matthew Blackman, an AP Physics teacher, talks about his use of games in his classroom as well as his interest in game design and his website, The Universe and More where he publishes his own physics-based games.

42:23 | May 11th, 2014

Natalie O'Neil, a tech-savvy high school English teacher, talks about her plunge into education technology and shares some of the great ways she is integrating technology in her high school.

42:58 | Apr 27th, 2014

Jessica Johnson is a tech-savvy Principal who shares her views on a variety of technologies that shes used as a teacher and now employs as a school leader.

18:19 | Mar 30th, 2014

I pay homage to the Final Four and share my #EdTech Final Four of apps and technology from the East, South, Midwest and West regions!

37:57 | Mar 16th, 2014

A great interview with Darek Teller from Celly. Celly believes small messages change the world so they built a place.

36:23 | Mar 2nd, 2014

UPDATE (10/2/17): Andria Trivisonno was the Marketing Team Leader for Tackk.com which shut down in Fall 2017.

35:25 | Feb 16th, 2014

Carina Gonzalez and I discuss the technology in a school library as well as the things that Carina is doing in her library!

41:09 | Feb 2nd, 2014

Joseph Iacono, the EdTech Maestro, talks about how the NYCDOE is providing a great experience to its students.

26:02 | Jan 19th, 2014

Alex Rosenwald shares his thoughts on connecting in the classroom and how valuable technology is to the science curriculum.