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How to Make Sure Your Next Project is Authentic with Kristin Harrington – Easy EdTech Podcast 127

August 31, 2021

In this episode, ISTE author Kristin Harrington shares tech-friendly strategies to help make sure your next student project is authentic. Learn about her favorite EdTech tools for student projects and the importance of cultivating a “project mindset” as an educator.

This week’s podcast is titled: How to Make Sure Your Next Project is Authentic with Kristin Harrington. It was so much fun chatting with Kristen about this topic, and you’ll hear me mention her new book in the episode, too. If you’ve thought about revisiting long-term projects this year or support teachers introducing technology into student projects, this episode is for you! Let’s dive into the conversation.

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Tips for Student Projects

  • First, try a low stakes activity.
  • Next, develop a project mindset.
  • Then, give students a choice.
  • Finally, connect to a real-world experience.
Learn about Kristin Harrington's favorite EdTech tools for student projects and the importance of cultivating a “project mindset” as an educator.

Sponsored by Microsoft Education

This episode is sponsored by Microsoft Education and I’m so excited to partner with them this summer. Have you seen all of the new updates in Microsoft Teams? I love the new Reflect for Assignments that lets students share how they are feeling and think about their emotions. This is just one of the dozens of updates to Microsoft Teams. Head to http://aka.ms/teamsPP to find out more about Microsoft Teams and all of the new updates! You can also send me a DM on Instagram while you’re listening to this episode and I’ll send you the link.

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Dr. Monica Burns is a former classroom teacher, Author, Speaker, and Curriculum & EdTech Consultant. Visit her site ClassTechTips.com for more ideas on how to become a tech-savvy teacher.

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