About This Show
Tch Talks brings together educators from the Teaching Channel community engaged in the daily practice of helping young people learn. Tune in to these conversations to discover ways to improve your practice, gain insights into the profession, or simply spark your own imagination.
Most Recent Episode
Creativity and Learning with Minecraft
6 days ago
Minecraft Global Mentor Jessica Pilsner joins Tch Talks to discuss how we can help students express themselves and their original ideas through Minecraft. Listen as Jessica explains how she unleashes her students' creativity as they build and solve problems together within the world of Minecraft.
Jessica Pilsner is a 6th-10th grade teacher at Renton Prep, Renton, Washington. Her innovation and experience have inspired her to use gaming as a vehicle to teach communication and storytelling in a multidisciplinary, multi-project unit, through the game Journey. Jessica is a Minecraft Global Mentor and a second year Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert. Due to her speaking ability and passion for education technology, she was invited to film an introduction series for Minecraft Education Edition. She has a creative portfolio of work and has presented at FETC, TCEA, and NCCE. Connect with Jessica on Twitter: @jess_pilsner
Minecraft Education EditionMinecraft Starter Kit
This is the fourth in our five-part podcast series, Teaching and Learning with Minecraft. Stay tuned for the next episode that will focus on Tangible Learning Outcomes.