Newsletter for the Week of July 25 – July 31, 2009

Welcome to this week’s EdTechTalk (ETT) Newsletter! While it’s been quiet here at EdTechTalk, the webcasters themselves have been quite busy.  Our very own Jeff Lebow

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



    Post-Show description:

    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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