My EdTech Life

Recent Episodes

May 6, 2021

Episode 62: The Hustle Culture and STEM for All!

I just wrapped up a wonderful and powerful interview with my friend K.D. a.k.a . She definitely brought some truths r…

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May 1, 2021

Episode 61: Code breaker Inc., It's Not Just About Programming

In this episode, we had the passionate and refreshingly honest Brian Aspinall on the show. Brian is a passionate educator that is…

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April 29, 2021

Episode 60: Amplify Creativity with Shannon Moore

Shannon Moore is a wonderful friend, creative, connector, leader, and passionate educator. In this episode, we shared our creativ…

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April 23, 2021

Episode 59: Ready Learner One

In this episode, Micah Shippee sat down with us to have a great conversation about his passion for education, his current work wi…

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April 17, 2021

Episode 58: Ignite A Spark

On this show we are joined Amanda Macias, Instructional Coach, from Fontana, California. We had a great conversation about wearin…

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April 15, 2021

Episode 57: #ARVRinEDU Live Chat

The Twitter #ARVRinEDU Chat went live for this one. Join Jaime Donally and friends as we talk about all things #ARVRinEDU.

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April 10, 2021

Episode 56: Break Things. Try Stuff. with Bonnie Chelette

We had a great conversation with Bonnie Chelette this morning where we talked about Google Innovator, work and projects and how p…

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April 8, 2021

Episode 55: Stephanie Rothstein

Today, I had the opportunity to interview my great friend Stephanie Rothstein. Stephanie is a passionate educator and leader that…

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April 3, 2021

Episode 54: Tools and Ideas to Add To Your Teacher Toolkit

On this episode Samantha Shaffner shared some #AwesomeSauce on Wakelet and Edulastic. This is an episode that you will find helpf…

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March 18, 2021

Episode 53: The Digital Age Is Here. Are You Prepared?

In this episode Dr. Rene Corbeil, professor, and author, from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will join us as we talk a…

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March 13, 2021

Episode 52: Work & Life: A True Balancing Act

Luis has been in education for over 20 years, he now has students that are children of former students which makes him feel ancie…

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March 6, 2021

Episode 51: Who is Tisha Poncio?

In this show, we get to have a genuine and honest conversation with the amazing Tisha Poncio. We talked about the importance of r…

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March 4, 2021

Episode 50: It's Not Just Books & Bonbons

Deborah Zeman is a Digital Learning & Library Media Specialist, who has worked in education for over 20 years and is passionate a…

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Feb. 27, 2021

Episode 49: Empowering Educators to Talk About Mental Health

After 11 years as a Primary School Teacher with a specialism in Computing and Maths, Cat became a freelance EdTech consultant wit…

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Feb. 25, 2021

Episode 48: Amplify You Voice Through Creativity

Claudio is a digital media consultant based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and currently Digital Designer at Burleson ISD. He is p…

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Feb. 20, 2021

Episode 47: From Classroom Teacher to Administrator

AJ Bianco opens up and shares his passion for education and his transition from classroom teacher to an administrative role. AJ a…

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Feb. 18, 2021

Episode 46: ETwinz Embajadores de la Educación

Los gemelos Herraez son grandes embajadores de la educación y su importancia. Abogan por las prácticas educativas del siglo XXI. …

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Feb. 13, 2021

Episode 45: Perseverance and Diving in Headfirst!

What could possibly happen by diving in headfirst into technology? Well, Frederick Ballew will share an inspiring story of what o…

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Feb. 11, 2021

Episode 44: Content Creation: What's Your Process?

Ismael Martinez, a local content creator, will be joining us as he shares his experience as a content creator. We will talk about…

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Feb. 6, 2021

Episode 43: Enchancing Instructional Coach & Educator Practice

In this episode, I am joined by the 3 Caffeinated Coaches! Georgina, Shannon, and Becky will talk about how they are helping our …

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Jan. 30, 2021

Episode 42: A Journey From IT Technician to Google Innovator

Join us for a great show as Abid Patel shares his journey in the tech world by moving from IT Technician, IT Director, Google Inn…

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Jan. 28, 2021

Episode 41: Red Personal de Aprendizaje Y Grupos GEG

En este programa José Ontiveros de Argentina y Carlos Espinoza de Guayaquil compartieron lo importantes que se convirtieron las r…

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Jan. 23, 2021

Episode 40: STEM Education in Primary Grades

Fi Morrison will be joining us this Friday night so we can talk about STEM Education in primary grade levels.

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Jan. 21, 2021

Episode 39: Unconventional: Ways to Thrive in EDU

In this episode, Rachelle Dene Poth joins us to chat about the importance of relationships and igniting a passion for knowledge i…

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Jan. 16, 2021

Episode 38: How Can Augmented Reality Augment Learning? Darya Yergori…

In this episode, we talk about the future of work, Augmented Reality. Darya and Inna talk to us about how important it is to be a…

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Jan. 14, 2021

Episode 37: El valor de grupos profesionales para nuestro aprendizaje…

En este episodio Gerardo y yo hablamos de lo importantes que son las redes de aprendizaje personal como educadores. Gerardo compa…

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Jan. 7, 2021

Episode 36: My EdTech Life Presents: A Teacher PD & Growth Mindset Co…

In this episode, Dr. Dan Kreiness and I talk about our experiences with teacher professional development and growth mindset. Dr. …

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Dec. 24, 2020

Episode 35: My EdTech Life Presents: A Personal Journey from Pharmacy…

Pily is a Google Innovator from Monterrey, Mexico with a passion for education, but that was not always her plan. Join us as Pily…

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Dec. 17, 2020

Episode 34: My EdTech Life Presents: International and Cultural Shift…

Join us for a great show with my friend Mel Aveling as she shares her experience teaching in Taiwan and in Colombia. Mel also sha…

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Dec. 10, 2020

Episode 33: My EdTech Life Presents: How to Manage Your Makerspace du…

In this episode, Cari Orts will share with us how to easily manage Makerspaces during In-Person or Virtual Instruction.

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Recent Blog Posts

Focusing on the Goal and Not the Failures and Learn More

If you are familiar with our show, you know that I usually go live on Saturday mornings. However, since I am now on a short break from school, I decided …

Esports Is the Athletics of Remote Learning With Jesse Lub…

We recently had some shows centered around Esports on My EdTech Life, which have been very informative and full of great resources. On Episode 24 we had…

Navigating the Toggled Term -Blended Learning Resources by…

Navigating the Toggled Term is an amazing book full of practical tips for education leaders and teachers on how to navigate through this period of remote…

About the Host

Fonz Mendoza M.Ed.

I am an Instructional Technologist & Google Innovator from South Texas, U.S.A. with 15 years of experience in education. I am a K-12 Instructional Technologist. I also have a Masters in Educational Technology along with a graduate certificate in E-Learning and a graduate certificate in Technology Leadership in Education. I am a servant leader and am always looking for ways to help my learning community use the power of technology.