In this episode we talk with The Tech Rabbi: Michael Cohen. Michael is a designer and technologist turned educator. He is an Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Trainer who advocates, speaks, writes, and facilitates workshops on creativity and innovation. He works with schools on a local and national level to help them develop a creative mindset to influence and empower individuals in becoming confident and passionate problem solvers. You can hear Michael’s story of creativity and innovation through social media, and conferences such as Apple Education Events, EdTechTeacher Summits, iPadpalooza, ISTE, and SXSWEdu. He holds a Master of Science Education (Educational Technology) from California State University-Fullerton and a Bachelors of Fine Art (Printmaking and Design) from California State University-Long Beach. The Tech Rabbi is not just a brand, but a real thing. He is in fact a real Rabbi.
Find thought leaders and successful people in the business world, sports, medicine, publishing, that is creating content that’s consumable." ⏤Michael Cohen
⏤It needs to be a huge force in education (differentiation and collaboration needs to be rooted in empathy in order to be successful)
Differentiation and collaboration needs to be rooted in empathy in order to be successful" ⏤Michael Cohen
“Technology is only as innovative as you are” ⏤Michael Cohen
Perfect is the enemy of good or the enemy of done” Voltaire
Books mentioned on the show
The Tanya (Guidebook on how you should view your life and striving for you to love everyone like you love yourself)
Dr. Tina Seelig “What I Wish I Knew When I was 20”
Gary Vaynerchuck “The Thank You Economy” & “Jab Jab Jab Right Hook”
Seth Godin “Linchpin”
Dale Carnegie “How to Win Friends and Influence People”
Napoleon Hill “Think and Grow Rich”
"The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow your passion" by Elle Luna
Podcasts mentioned in the show
Talks with Teachers with Brian Sztabnik
Startedup Podcast with Don Wettrick
Edtech Podcast with Sophie Bailey
Tim Ferriss Show with Tim Ferriss
Gary Vee Audio Experience with Gary Vaynerchuk
Places to find Michael
April Mass Photography ⇐ Get candid & fun photography at 10% off if you mention this podcast
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Song: I dunno (ft. J Lang, Morusque)
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The Teacher Tunnel Podcast is an entertaining and authentic look at the teacher leaders in education and beyond. What are their habits, routines, and strategies? As a teacher and learner, Jon Belt wants to bring great people and thinkers to the surface and share their thoughts and insights about teaching, learning, self-improvement, and education.
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