TeacherGoal #7: Choose Tech Tools that Positively Impact Student Learning with Jennifer Gonzalez

"Not that every teacher has to have a blog, but I think once a teacher has learned how the backend of a blog works, it's so flexible. You can do so much more with that."


Jennifer Gonzalez
Editor-in-Chief, Cult of Pedagogy

Do you often lose your mind when using tech tools in your classroom? Teachers feel overwhelmed and stressed because the internet is slow, pages don’t load correctly, the logins don’t work, etc. It’s time we change that mindset and discover the positive impact tech tools have on students learning process!

Our today’s guest, Jennifer Gonzalez, breaks down her favorite tools and helps us to go deeper on how they can foster creativity in the classroom and students. Jennifer is the creator of Cult of Pedagogy and a National Board Certified Teacher with over 10 years of classroom experience, most of which was spent teaching middle school language arts, and the rest at the college level, where she trained pre-service teachers. Her main objective is to help and support teachers perfect the art of teaching.

Tune in and have your mind blown with tech tools that influence students learning!

3 TeacherGoal Tips

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Tip 1:
Remember the ABC'S of Tech Tools:

Assessment, Blogging, Curation, Collaboration &

Screencasting

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Tip 2:
Identify the process that you're implementing with the tech tool 

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Tip 3:
Incorporating technology in your instruction gives students more agency and creativity

This Episode Features...

Jennifer Gonzalez

Jennifer Gonzalez is a National Board Certified Teacher with over 10 years of classroom experience, most of which was spent teaching middle school language arts, and the rest at the college level, where she trained pre-service teachers. In 2013, she created the website Cult of Pedagogy, where she works full-time to help teachers perfect the art of teaching.

Erica Terry, Host

Erica Terry is a 19 year educator with experience as Chief Academic Officer, School Counselor and High School Science Teacher. 

She is the author of Classroom to CEO in 30 Days and founder of Healthy Wealthy Educators, where she provides actionable tools and resources that empower you to live a healthy lifestyle and build generational wealth by creating multiple streams of income. 

While inspiring educators to create a life they love embodies her professional passion, her husband, Melvin and daughter, Eva are the driving force and greatest blessings in her life. You can find her hanging out on Instagram @healthywealthyeducators

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