In this 97th episode of The Wired Educator Podcast, Kelly interviews Jake Miller.
Jake is an authorized Google Apps for Education Trainer and is currently the Technology Integration Specialist for Brady Middle School in the Orange City School District in Ohio. At Brady, Jake helps manage the implementation of Google Apps, 1:1 Chromebooks and Schoology, while working with a team to envision the building’s future integration of STEM, Project Based Learning and the school’s new Fab Lab. He previously taught STEM, math & science in the Stow-Munroe Falls School District. Prior to that he taught 9 years of math and science in various grades. In his free time, Jake is passionate about sharing ideas, tips and support for educators through his website, Twitter account and the #EduGIFs that he creates.
Kelly and Jake talk about makerspaces, Fab Labs, Chromebooks, Google Apps for Education, Productivity Tips, Screencast, and so much more. Get your notebooks ready because your brain is about to get full of knowledge. This is a fantastic discussion on education and technology.
Mentioned in this interview:
Potato Pirates: A Card Game that teaches you programming. Great for classroom, family and friends.
Jake’s favorite book: DRIVE by Daniel H. Pink.
Jake’s website: www.JakeMiller.net
Camtasia screencast application.
FAB Central: MIT’s Fab Lab site.
TIES: Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM
#EduGifs: A huge collection of Jake’s micro PD Gifs. They are awesome!