made a rare live appearance at EdubloggerCon East in Boston this week. Many webcasters got to meet with him live! Also attending was Seedlings Bob Sprankle, Alice Barr, and Cheryl Oakes. Conversations hosts Lisa Parisi, Maria Knee, and Sheila Adams were also in attendance. What a wonderful opportunity it was to connect. The archive from the conference can be viewed here.
We also want to take this opportunity to congratulate Matt Montagne for becoming one of the newest educators to make it to the Google Teachers Academy. Hooray for Matt!
Don’t forget that Maria Knee and Jose Rodriguez need help putting together the K-12 Online Conference. Let’s start submitting proposals. The deadline is August 16th. Click here to submit your proposals.
And coming up this month, we get an opportunity to honor our very own Lee Baber. Lisa Durff wrote a wonderful blog about her, with a link to the ETT Memorial Page. Stay tuned for information on the Lee Baber Memorial Jamboree coming soon.
The Week in Review
Teachers Teaching Teachers #159 – 07.08.09 – Learning with Technology in a Writing Project Summer InstitutePost-Show description:
For this podcast, Paul Allison and Susan Ettenheim invited five New York City educators who, at the time, were in the middle of a 3-week Summer Institute with the New York City Writing Project.
These are five of the teachers who joined us:
- Charlie Freij, Technology/English Teacher, East Brooklyn Community High School
- Doug Condon, Art Teacher, Academy of American Studies in Queens
- Julio Benitez, English Teacher, High School for Construction Trades, Engineering, and Architecture, Queens
- Karen Levy, Library Media Specialist, Christopher Columbus High School, Bronx
- Michael Dodes, Library Media Specialist, samuel Gompers Career/Technonogy Ed High School, Bronx
How wonderful it was to add these names to our list of guests:
- Suzie Boss, co-author (with Jane Krauss) of Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Age
- Mike, a 40-year veteran history teacher from Central Texas
Preparations for K12 Online Conference 2009
Participants include Jose Rodriquez, Wesley Fryer, Elizabeth Helfant, Jeff Lebow, Matt Montagne, Lisa Parisi, Cheryl Oakes, & Maria Knee
2009-07-30 13:46Post-Show description:
Have a listen as the It’s Elementary team talks about blogging in the elementary classroom with our Guest Jan Smith. Blogging with her students at: Huzzah! http://huzzah.edublogs.org/
This week Maria Knee and Lisa Parisi discussed what summer vacation really means to educators. We also moved into a discussion about the first days of school in an elementary classroom. Sheila Adams was actually enjoying her vacation this week and did not join us for the show.
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