Tech Director Chat
Episode 21

Spring Break!

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A weekly chat tackling the issue of educational technology from both sides. Ben Rimes, a former teacher turned educational technologist, chats with Pete Poggione, an Information Technology Professional from the private sector turned School IT Director.

You asked, and we've delivered! This podcast is full of a bunch of non-tech, off the wall, "spying on Pete's personal life questions! Alright, so maybe that's being a bit hyperbolic, but Pete and Ben did have a lot of fun answering your more personal questions, and after the mess that Ben made losing the first recording, we thought the second go around wasn't too bad. Have a great Spring Break everyone! BONUS: Click here to watch Pete jamming with "Big Head Todd & the Monsters!"

Timestamps for this week's questions:

:52 Yes, Ben accidentally lost the first recording of the podcast this week.

2:03 What has Pete been up to today?

2:13 What is the morning Tech Dept. meeting all about?

4:35 JW wants to know, what’s the best thing Pete did on his vacation?

5:11 Why does Pete call “Big Head Todd & the Monsters” his favorite band?

7:00 Cheryl wants to know, when are you getting married?!

8:13 Dr. Bird wants to know, did you use computers when you worked with the Chicago Blackhawks?

9:55 Were there any big technology tools that you used in your former life as an athletic trainer?

10:40 Todd wants to know, who do you have winning your NCAA bracket?

12:00 Todd was curious about anything exciting that came out of the MACUL conference.

12:50 Ben has a growing Google Presentation with all MACUL attendees thoughts shared on it.

15:25 Stump Pete!

16:25 Which Beach Boy declined an invitation from “Uncle Sam” to join the army in 1967?

You can talk about the show or continue the conversations on Twitter using the hashtag #TechDirectorChat or chatting up Ben (@techsavvyed) or Pete (@ppoggione) on Twitter.

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