Edtech Brainstorm – What happens to education during a pandemic?
ETBS was joined by James Sigler, Derrall Garrison, Doug Symington, Matt Montagne and a host of others in the chat to discuss issues surrounding pandemic planning in schools.
2009-04-30 Seedlings with Michael Wesch
Seedlings have the best job in the world. We get to collaborate with some of the finest digital thinkers in the world. This week we were able to invite Michael Wesch into our world for an interview. Enjoy the podcast and if you are interested continue the conversation at our Seedlings Ning! Next week we invite Mary Madden from the Pew Internet Trust to give us a glimpse into their world of data collection. Do you have an idea of some kind of data the Pew Internet Trust can collect? Stop by.
- We talked about Logo programming language and math in the elementary classroom with our guest Colleen King.
- Maria shared her background with Logo and Roamer robots in her kinder class, and her connections with Colleen who runs an after school Math Group and the Math Playground web site
- Colleen described about how programming and programming robots can be used to teach mathematics in a way that is fun and gets to standards.
- There was a discussion about Second Life and how promising this could be for math instruction with children.
- Colleen talked about the need for not just interactive but open-ended math games that don’t have just one right answer
- We finished with an interesting discussion about manipulatives, and how Colleen and Maria’s thinking about online manipulatives had changed over time from negative to positive.
Conversations Episode 34 04-26-09
This week Lisa, Maria, and Sheila are joined by Brian Crosby for a discussion on taking simple lessons and using them to break down the walls of the classroom.EdTechWeekly126 – April 26, 2009
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2009-04-30 Seedlings with Michael Wesch
In this episode of Teachers are Talking, Kristin Hokanson joined Lisa Parisi and Susan van Gelder to discuss fair use practices and copyright issues. It was quite an eye-opening discussion.
This week, Lorrie Jackson, Director of Marketing at Lausanne Collegiate School and author of "Are We Really Listening: Social Media and the Marketing of Independent Schools" in the Winter 09 issue of Independent School Magazine joined us.
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