Week of April 11 to April 17


Welcome to this week’s edition of the EdTechTalk (ETT) Weekly Newsletter! While the big news around ETT continues to be the upcoming Earthcast, the return from Easter break started strong with a great conversation about interactive whiteboards on Monday at It’s Elementary and effective use of COWs with Jeremy Davis on Tuesday at WOW2.0.  Make sure to listen to these great shows when they are posted if you weren’t there live!

Around ETT, Earthday 2009 will be celebrated with a twenty-four hour webcast which starts for me on Tuesday ay 8:00pm because of my time zone. More information about the Earthcast is available at http://earthbridges.net/ and to listen live please visit  http://earthbridges.net/studio .

Our week in review 


It’s Elementary #33, Interactive Whiteboards 

Have a listen as the It’s Elementary team is joined by fellow ETT webcaster Lisa Parisi as we discuss the use of Interactive Whiteboards and the changing landscape of education.  We welcomed New ETT listeners via the power of our twitter network. 


2009-04-16- SEEDLINGS Google Fest Show  What a great Google show! If you thought you knew Google, join us and hear about our predictions for the future of Google! 


 This week Women of the Web 2 welcomed guest Jeremy Davis, a "20 To Watch" 2008 award winner, finalist for the Project Tomorrow Innovation in Education Award as High Impact Teacher for Orange County in 2008, 
and creator of Virtual Technology Teacher http://virtualtechnologyteacher.com.

Jeremy  shared strategies for engaging administrators and teachers with technology, creative teacher-led professional development suggestions, and ideas for making effective use of COWs (computers on wheels).

Dave & Jeff were alone at the virtual studio on this holiday weekend, so stream a mini-version of EdTechWeekly followed by a ‘retro’ type of EdTechTalk as they discuss how the past four years of EdTech Blah, blah, blah has actually affected their teaching. 

ETBS.2009.04.09 "A berry good brainstorm": this week we’re joined by @jefflebow, @VanceS, @coordinatortwo and @davecormier as we discuss plans for WIAOC09.

Susan Ettenheim and Paul Allison welcome colleagues Ron Link (NYC Writing Project), Gail Desler (Area 3 Writing Project in California), and Fred Hass (Boston Writing Project) for a conversation about collaboration, publishing, and building a responsive community of students, mainly within our work together on Youth Voices.

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