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21st Century Learning #40: Jason Hyams and School Web Portals

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EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #40
Jason Hyams and School Web Portals
April 24, 2007

Jason Hyams joins us to discuss St. Agnes School's impressive web portal where you can download Microsoft Office, get your homework assignments, submit help desk requests for your laptop and more. Also hear about their wireless network that serves 750 simultaneous users!

Next week we have Lorrie Jackson from the Lausanne Laptop Institute, a summer program for schools with 1:1 laptop programs. That's Tuesday May 1st, 1:30 PM EST (GMT-4) at EdTechTalk.com.


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21st Century Learning #39: PodcampNYC Recap plus Interacting with our Listeners

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EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #39
PodcampNYC Recap plus Interacting with our Listeners 
April 17, 2007

Today on the show Alex had to phone in, but we discussed PodcampNYC and how the experience was live, mobile webcasting from the podcasting unconference. We played a teaser from Podabracadebra who read out podcast fortune with tarot cards (see the full tarot reading at EdTechTalk.com) and highlighted some of the great interviwees that arvind was able to meet. We also discussed the best way to get people to comment and interact with us. We hope that you will use the Crowdabout.us tool below to leave us a text, audio or video comment. We'd love to hear from you. As always, you can also e-mail us at 21 [at] edtechtalk.com


21st Century Learning #38: Linux Laptop Program, Interview with Alex Inman

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EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #38
Linux Laptop Program, Interview with Alex Inman 
April 10, 2007

Alex Inman joined us this week to talk about the Linux laptop program at the Whitfield School in Missouri. Whitfield is an Essential School and they recently began a 1:1 laptop program using SuSE-Linux powered machines along with Citrix running Windows. What does it all mean? Listen to alex talk all about it. He also told us about his consulting group Educational Collaborators. Alex is a great resource, enjoy the show.

21st Century Learning #37: South by Southwest Recap and EducationBridges.org

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EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #37
South by Southwest Recap and EducationBridges.org
March 20, 2007

This week arvind and Alex recap arvind's trip to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest. The second half of the show is on EducationBridges.org and a discussion of where this show and Worldbridges in general are headed.


21st Century Learning #36: Sarah Heard

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EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #36
A Conversation with Sarah Heard
Klingenstein Fellow, Teachers College, Columbia University
March 13, 2007

This week Alex discussed graduate school at the Klingenstein Center at Teachers College with veteran History Teacher, Sarah Heard.  We discussed the Klingenstein program and Sarah's experiences during her graduate program.

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