21st Century Learning #96
Social Networks and Media in Schools with Richard Kassissieh
February 26, 2009
Interested in Social Networks and Social Media? How are they effecting schools? How do we start to explore social media and networking in schools? What are great examples of using social media inside and outside the classroom?
This and more in this conversation with Richard Kassissieh.
21st Century Learning #95
Wendy Drexler on the Networked Student
February 12, 2009
Are your students collecting RSS feeds in Google Reader, bookmarking sites as a group in Delicious, blogging, interviewing content area experts they found through Google Scholar, and teaching the section of the course for which they are responsible? Wendy Drexler's students are doing all of this. This is a must listen for those of us who dream of the day when education is a more active, accountable process for students and teachers.
21st Century Learning #93
Checking in with Alex, arvind and Vinnie
January 29, 2009
Alex and arvind were on location at the NYSAIS Assistant Head's and Division Director's conference at Mohonk Mountain House while Vinnie held down the fort in chilly Chicago. We discussed professional development for our faculty as well as current projects that we're working on including
realigning Math, Science and Technology curriculum, coordinating faculty professional development and implementing a tablet program for 8th graders.
On February 5th our guest will be Carol Broos (Music Techie) to speak about her conversation with Arne Duncan, our new Secretary of Education. On February 12th we have Wendy Drexler, creator of the youtube video The Networked Student, to speak about her doctoral research project on building student PLNs.
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