About Sarah Denham

Sarah has been a classroom teacher for ten years and is certified in almost every subject area. She also holds a Bachelors and Masters in Social Studies and a Specialist in Instructional Tech. She is also an ed tech guru who loves blending current technologies into her literature classroom. When she is not teaching, Sarah loves books, writing, playing with her dogs, and going on adventures with her husband. Sarah loves to hear from readers and other fellow educators so feel free to contact her at @EdTechieSarah or sarah.denham416@gmail.com.

Podcasts in the Classroom: Benefits, Tools, and Tips

In part one, I talked about some of my experiences with and the reasons for using podcasts in the classroom. This week, I will show you some uses, tips, and tools for using podcasts. Podcast Uses and Benefits Real-World Connections while Going Farther with Content Let’s face it. Sometimes our students are disconnected and board [...]

Podcasts in the Classroom: My Students

Author’s Note: This article is part 1 of using podcasts in the classroom and looks at my classes’ personal experiences with them. Part 2 of the article will focus on the benefits, uses, and tools of podcasts in the classroom. _________________________________________________________ In Spring 2016, my co-taught World Literature class sat furiously writing. On each desk [...]

Net Neutrality and Educational Technology

On February 26th, 2015, the FCC approved new rules involving net neutrality. This means that the neither government nor Internet service providers can inhibit access to and/or creation of online content. According to NPR, “the Open Internet Order helps to decide an essential question about how the Internet works, requiring service providers to be a [...]

The Instructional Techie: Interview with James Sanders of the Ed Tech Team

This article was edited for length from the original interview. To see the whole interview, please view the video embedded at the end of the article. James Sanders, Director of Innovation, EdTech Team On February 16th, I sat down with James Sanders, Director of Innovation at the Ed Tech Team, a former middle [...]