Educational Technology and Education Conferences for June to December 2016, Edition #35
Prepared by Clayton R. Wright, crwr77 at gmail.com, May 11, 2016
Bob Sprankle died on December 8, 2015 The world has lost a great teacher, friend, and human being. The Edtech community has lost one of its pioneering practitioners and EdTechtalk has lost one of its early kindred spirits Having touched so many lives in so many wonderful ways and having produced so much engaging digital content, Bob leaves a tremendous legacy behind – online and off. He will be greatly missed and remembered with genuine affection by all those who knew him.
Below are places to check out some of what he produced online along with sources of remembrances.
- EdTechTalk #28 (Dec. 2005) – An interview with Bob Sprankle and Bud The Teacher mp3
- Room 208 Podcast – pioneering podcast with his elementary school students
- The Bobby Bucket Show – Bob’s Online Book Talk Podcast
- Bit by Bit – a podcasst he started in June of 2005 Along with Cheryl Oakes and Alice Barr, it eventually tunred into a webcast hosted here on ETT called…
- Seedlings – 100+ live webcasts
- Bob’s Facebook page Twitter Instagram Flickr Tumblr
- From Wes Fryer: Celebrating Good Memories of Bob Sprankle and an invitation to share memories #BobTaughtMe
- Bobtaughtme.com – archive of Bob’s digital legacy
After hiatus since last year, 21st Century Learning is back! Alex, Vinnie, and arvind checked in with what they have been up to this school year, in particular, what they have been learning.
Some of the resources shared today included:
Prepared by Clayton R. Wright, crwr77 at gmail.com, November 13, 2015
Summer Brainstorm Part#2
Student Collaboration Projects & Teaching Kids Online
July 23, 2015
Ben & Jeff discuss possibilities of having their composition student sin Mexico and Korea work together online as Bora chimes in with a student perspective. Maha & Nives discuss tools and strategies for teaching young learners online.
Google+ Event Page
ELT Live Google + Community
- Group Chat: Kakao * Band * What’s App
- Ben’s Courses: Composition * Academic Writing
- Young Learners BBC
- Jeff’s Young Learner Links
Educational Technology and Education Conferences
for June to December 2015, Edition #33
Prepared by Clayton R. Wright, crwr77 at gmail.com, May 12, 2015
Alex, Vinnie, and arvind bring in the close of 2014 with the year’s final episode. We discuss some of our goals and aspirations for the break and for the next year. Tune in one last time in 2014.
Vinnie and arvind talk about the People of Color Conference, Student Diversity Leadership Conference, and the current state of protests in New York, the show of force by the NYPD outside of arvind’s school, and the impact on students and faculty.