The UEN Homeroom Podcast is our chance to tell the stories of educators in Utah and talk about the issues impacting education in this state and beyond. We plan to feature educators and leaders from across the state of Utah in a fun and informative bi-monthly podcast. Our host, Dani has a wide range of interests from innovation and computer science to the latest gadgets and personalized learning.
Whether you’re an EdTech who wants to listen to the latest in digital coaching or a classroom teacher ready to expand the ideas that you are offering to your students, this podcast is your gateway to all things education related.
If you’d like to be on the podcast, know someone who should, or would like to suggest a topic… hit Dani or Matt up: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dani Sloan is a Educational Technology Specialist with the Utah Education Network. She has a bachelor’s in Elementary Education and a master’s in Instructional Design and Educational Technology. She is currently working on her doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Utah. Dani is on the executive board for the Utah Coalition for Educational Technology. She is enthusiastic about sharing new online tools, elegantly utilizing tech and social media in the classroom, and learning to unplug at home.
Matthew Winters is an Educational Technology Specialist with Utah Education Network. He has a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature, a master’s degree in English Language and Literature, and a master’s degree in Education Curriculum and Instruction. He has traveled the world as a teacher ending up in Turkey, Ireland, and Japan to name a few. He is an avid record collector and will show you his vinyl collection at the drop of a hat.
Native American Curriculum Initiative with Heather Francis and Brenda Beyal
In this episode, Dani and Matt are joined by Heather Francis and Brenda Beyal from the BYU Arts Partnership's Native American Curriculum Initiative. They talk about the initiative, why it exists, how they built the curriculum and how it will help educators.
Listen to Past Episodes
Instructional Design and PedagogyProfessional Growth and Leadership21st Century LearnersDigital Citizenship and Literacy