Summer 2013 Podcast Series

summer of elearningThe Indiana Department of Education’s Office of eLearning has made educational technology conferences available all over the state of Indiana. With those conferences, lots of great keynote speakers and presenters come to Indiana from all over the United States and the world.

Ditch That Textbook is connecting you to those people through a series of podcasts. Listen in as they share their insights.

To listen, click on the file name of the podcast you want to hear.


Will Richardson 070113— Will Richardson (@willrich45) discusses interacting with strangers online, reinventing traditional education, poverty and information leadership.

Peace, Love and EdTech Conference

GUEST: Will Richardson, author, parent, former public school teacher of 22 years and international speaker. He blogs at

Allie Holland 070113 — Allie Holland (@allieLholland) discusses the importance of incorporating student voice in the classroom through Twitter, student-created video and more.

GUEST: Allie Holland, Instructional Technology Coach at Plymouth Community School Corp. in Plymouth, Ind. She blogs at

CONFERENCE: The Peace, Love and EdTech Conference in Crawfordsville, Ind.


elwave062313 — Chris Wejr (@ChrisWejr) and Brett Clark (@Mr_Brett_Clark) discuss social media, great teaching/tech integration and more.#elwave

GUESTS: Chris Wejr, Principal of Kent Elementary School, British Columbia, and writer at The Wejr Board blog
Brett Clark, Director of Information and Education Technology, Greater Clark County Schools, Jeffersonville, Ind., and writer at Education Dreamer

CONFERENCE: Ride the Wave of eLearning Conference at Tecumseh Junior High School in Lafayette, Ind. (#elwave)