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A Digital Spin to Finding Joy This School Year with Sheila Kennedy – Easy EdTech Podcast 236

In this episode, I chat with educator Sheila Kennedy about practical strategies for finding joy this school year through the intentional use of technology tools and incorporation of mindful practices. You’ll also hear how Sheila uses social media and mobile apps to focus on positivity in everyday moments.

Tips for Finding Joy This School Year

  • Try “joy spotting” and snapping a picture of special moments.
  • Create a headline for your day to set the tone.
  • Sign up for a positive newsletter for a bit of daily inspiration.


This week’s episode is sponsored by my quick reference guides. These quick reference guides give you an overview of big topics and plenty of resource suggestions on a variety of topics. Search for Monica Burns on Amazon to find my quick reference guides on AI Chatbots, one on Classroom Technology Tips, and another co written with Pam Allyn on Digital Reading Strategies. Or head to for more information.


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Blog Author and EdTech Consultant Dr. Monica Burns

Monica Burns

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

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