Why is it important for teachers to try new things and explore new tools? Brent & Ixchell discuss why it’s important to move out of your comfort zone, confront confirmation bias, and experiment with new technology.

What the Literature Says:

As we step into the new decade, it’s a good time to look at the value of innovation and trying new things as teachers. Below are some of the resources we discussed:
Quote from Rear Admiral Grace Hopper
Quote attributed to Yeats during the show, but this post from Quote Investigator is worth reading.

Classroom Application

20 Tools for 2020

Brent and Ixchell discuss the idea that some teachers are resistant to using tech for group work because the students are together in the moment, so why do they need tech?

Brent’s Choices

Ixchell’s Choices

Fun Finds

Ixchell: Timeline 7 – Americana Brent: Trader Joe’s Vanilla Mochi Ice Cream .
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