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#EduDuctTape: Dr. Will Deyamport – Effective LMS Use & Schoology Superpowers

#EduDuctTape S04-E68

Dr. Will Deyamport joins the show to talk about effectively building your curriculum in your learning management system (LMS) and a collection of compelling reasons that Schoology might be the LMS for you. Also, Jake answers a listener’s question about design thinking games.

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  • Soapbox Moment: Functional Before Fancy
  • Today’s Guest: Dr. Will Deyamport – As seen on and Schoology, Dr. Will, as he is better known, is a District Instructional Technologist specializing in assisting educators in going digital. In this role, he delivers in-person and virtual training and coaching, designs and delivers online professional development courses, and live webinars for teachers in grades K-12. He is also the host of The Dr. Will Show Podcast: the Mobile University for Edupreneurs!
  • 2 Truths & 1 Lie
  • Educational Duct Tape Question: “​​How can I build my curriculum in my LMS?”
    • What does your district already have?
    • Chunk material
    • Bring in creativity, not just digital worksheets and videos
    • Our students live “on-demand”
    • Deeper learning doesn’t come from “sit and get”
    • Organization is important – “your LMS is a digital classroom, not a closet.”
    • Gradual release – I do, we do, you do
    • Schoology
      • Assessment Question Types
      • Record video
      • Google Drive assignments
      • Mastery Report by standards
      • Individually assign or create groups
      • Create folder organizational
      • Resources – test banks, share content between teachers
      • School, district level, or club announcements and posts
      • Big Blue Button video conferencing built-in
    • Kami
      • Teacher can share the document, guided practice
      • Give students opportunities to extend their learning beyond sit and get
    • Jamboard
    • Flipgrid
  • Celebration of the Adjacent Possible
  • Audio Endorsements for Jake’s Book:
  • Ways to Support the Show or Connect with Jake & other Duct Tapers!

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Jake Miller

Jake is the host of the Educational Duct Tape podcast, the #EduGIF Guy, a Tech Integration Coach, speaker, Former STEM, Math & Science Teacher, and a presenter.