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#dcsdtransforms episode 136: It’s not just you, bud.

#dcsdtransforms episode 136: It’s not just you, bud.

March 5, 2020

Welcome back, Friends!  This week we have a great show.  We are highlighting the NPR Podcast Challenge.  Last year there were over 6000 entries!  Will your students add to that number this year? Listen to the episode to see if it is something you'd like to do and then click here to learn more. And our shoutout this week goes to all the DCSD teachers who took part in Digital Learning Day. What an awesome crew of teachers we have in DCSD.  Carla will spotlight two lessons in particular, AAAAAANNNNNDDD, she dropped the bombshell that those who participated will have their lessons in an e-book put together by our very own amazing Hanna Teal.  That book will serve as a fun and interactive way to get ideas of what other teachers are doing in DCSD so that you can try some new things in your classroom! 

#dcsdtransforms episode 135: Words is still hard

#dcsdtransforms episode 135: Words is still hard

February 13, 2020

Hello and welcome to another fabulous edition of #dcsdtransforms.  This week, we are highlighting educandy.com (geared more for elementary teachers).  Our shout out this week goes to Valerie Smith, and ESOL teacher for the Darlington County School District.  Enjoy the show and thanks for listening!

#dcsdtransforms episode 134: Yoda

#dcsdtransforms episode 134: Yoda

January 30, 2020

Hey Loyal Listeners!  This week we are going to share a great tip with Google Forms.  If you use them regularly, you'll definitely want to know this little secret.  Our shoutout this week goes to Morgan Gilbert at Southside Early Childhood Center.  Thanks for tuning in, and enjoy!

#dcsdtransforms episode 133: New Year, New Tech, New You!

#dcsdtransforms episode 133: New Year, New Tech, New You!

January 22, 2020

Hey Loyal Listeners!  Thank you for your patience as we got through a dry spell during the holidays and getting semester 2 up and running.  We are back with our annual New Year, New Tech, New You episode.  We have some great ideas in here from organizing files on your Mac to some new ideas about teaching methods with the use of technology that might be fun to try!  As always, thanks for joining us!

#dcsdtransforms episode 132: Christmaspecialtacular Edition

#dcsdtransforms episode 132: Christmaspecialtacular Edition

December 19, 2019

Hey Loyal Listeners!  Check out the latest from #dcsdtransforms!  This week, we are bringing you our holiday special with some really cool ideas, tips, and apps to enjoy over the holidays!  And we have a VERY special guest with us this week.  Check it out, and as always, thanks for listening!

#dcsdtransforms episode 131: AHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!

#dcsdtransforms episode 131: AHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!

December 5, 2019

Hello Loyal Listeners!  Hope you had an amazing Thanksgiving and were able to use some of the tips and tricks we offered for your Turkey Day.  We have a great show for you this week as we highlight the new addition to Google Slides (you can now insert audio!).  And our shoutout goes to Ms. Grant at Darlington Middle School for the great work she has done with using Clips in her science class!  Thanks for listening!

#dcsdtransforms episode 130: The Annual Thank-tacular Edition!

#dcsdtransforms episode 130: The Annual Thank-tacular Edition!

November 26, 2019

Welcome back loyal listeners!  This week we have the 5th annual Thank-tacular edition of our show.  In this episode, Carla and I give thanks to all the people that make the world of education so wonderful in DCSD.  It is sure to lift your spirits when you reflect on all that we have to be thankful for!  We also share some cool free apps that you can use over the Thanksgiving holiday with your family.  Check it out, and thanks for listening!  

#dcsdtransforms episode 129: Stay in touch

#dcsdtransforms episode 129: Stay in touch

November 14, 2019

Welcome back, everyone!  Glad you could join us again for another great show!  This week we are highlighting the Instant Alpha tool built into Apple devices which is great for removing background colors from pictures to make them fit more seamlessly into your presentations and documents.  Our shoutout this week goes to Keisa Hudson at Hartsville Middle School. If you didn't listen to last week's episode (128), please give it a listen as there is a really cool idea as we head into Thanksgiving break.  Have a great week, and thanks for joining us!

#dcsdtransforms episode 128: We gotta knock this out fast!

#dcsdtransforms episode 128: We gotta knock this out fast!

November 7, 2019

Welcome back Loyal Listeners!  Have we got a show for you!  This week we are challenging YOU to make a difference in this world just by having a simple conversation with someone you already know.  It's the Great Thanksgiving Listen hosted by StoryCorps.  In the episode, I mentioned several links I'd include in the show notes.  This first link is to the website so you can learn more.  There is a bunch of resources for educators to help them complete this as a class assignment.  There is also information on how you can do this as an individual.  This second link is to the support page for students who might not have an iOS or Android device (for example, a high school student who just has a macbook) so that they can participate too.  Our shout out this week goes to Mrs. Mack at St. John's Elementary school!  Thanks for listening as always.  

#dcsdtransforms episode 127: Spooktacular Edition

#dcsdtransforms episode 127: Spooktacular Edition

October 31, 2019

Happy Halloween, Loyal Listeners!  This week we are highlighting a neat tool called Loop to help you do polls in the classroom.  And our shoutout goes to Jennifer Greene at Brunson-Dargan Elementary school.  Hope y'all have a great day and a wonderful Halloween!  Watch out for those ghouls and goblins!  

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