In this episode, Matt and I interview Cody Holt and the student-led Chrome Squad that supports the Chromebook 1-1 initiative at Royse City High School. Cody and the Squad explain what the Chrome Squad is and share valuable ideas and lessons learned. We also have some Google news and updates and some other great resources to share.
Show Notes and additional resources and links are below.
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Episode 8 Show Notes:
Google News and Updates
Interview with Cody Holt and The Chrome Squad
Matt and Kasey speak with Royse City High School’s Student Chrome Squad! Students Tyler Crumrine, Britni Sanchez, Bryan Barnes, Caleb Fay and their teacher advisor and Innovative Learning Specialist, Cody Holt discuss what the Chrome Squad is, how it began and the challenges they face.
Cody Holt spent 11 years as a high school Language Arts before transitioning to the world of instructional technology. As an Innovative Learning Specialist for Royse City ISD Cody gets to help teachers navigate instruction in a digital age; specifically how to incorporate digital tools to positively impact learning.
- Connected for Learning Website (by the Chrome Squad)
- C4L Ninjas (Badging system for teachers by the Chrome Squad)
- Student Chrome Squad (Part 1): Great Leadership is Key for 1-1 by Cody Holt
- Student Chrome Squad (Part 2): Building the Chrome Squad by Cody Holt
- Student Chrome Squad (Part 3): Build Your Own Student Tech Team by Cody Holt
- Chrome Squad TCEA Presentation
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