46: Be Open – Monica Burns chats with us about the importance of having a community and conversations

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Listen to episode 46 of the Teach Better Talk Podcast with Monica Burns

Educator, author, and national speaker, Monica Burns, talks with us about focusing on thoughtful, strategic tech integration, and how sometimes a barrier just looks like a barrier.

Monica chats with us about the importance of having a community and having conversations, and why you should eat lunch with everyone.

Episode Highlights

  • 2:30 – Monica introduces herself.
  • 3:19 – Let’s talk about edtech for a minute. What’s a piece of edtech that Monica is loving right now?
  • 4:40 – Monica talks about the different levels of tech accessibility she’s seeing around the country.
  • 7:58 – Monica’s failure.
  • 12:28 – What’s got Monica excited about education right now.
  • 15:14 – Monica’s advice for new teachers.
  • 17:35 – Some awesome things Monica has coming up.
  • 19:24 – Monica tells us a bit about her book, “Tasks Before Apps.”
  • 21:52 – Monica’s experiences writing 5 books.
  • 25:18 – 6 questions answered in 15 seconds or less.
  • 27:07 – How to connect with Monica.

Monica’s Recommendations

Links to Connect With Monica

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