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Conversations Show 14 2008-10-26


63:53 minutes (29.24 MB)

Passions were discussed this week.  Maria Knee and Lisa Parisi discussed passions other than teaching with Alice Mercer, Scott Shelhart, and Pat Hensley.  Since our passion is talking, we didn't always stay on topic but the conversation was rockin'.

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Conversations Show #13 - 2008 10 19


65:23 minutes (29.93 MB)

Homework was the topic of Conversation this week. Maria and Lisa were joined by Linda Nitsche and Lee Kolbert and lots of folks in the chatroom. Many opinions were expressed about the purpose and reasons for giving homework. We looked at this topic from a teacher's and as well as a parent's point of view. The chat room was rockin' so don't forget to check out the chat log from today's show.

Chat Log

Conversations Episode 12 10-12-08


70:59 minutes (32.49 MB)

This week, our Conversation was about grading and assessment. Maria Knee and Lisa Parisi were joined by Sheila Adams for this rousing discussion.  The chat room was lively so be sure to check out the archive.

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Conversations Show #11 - 2008 10 05


56:53 minutes (26.04 MB)

This week our Conversation topic was parents and their role in the school. Lisa and Maria were joined by Lorna Costantini, co-host of the Parents as Partners webcast. The conversation was informative as well as thought provoking. There was a lively chat in our chat room that shouldn't be missed.

Chat Log

Conversations Episode 10 09-28-08


71:59 minutes (32.95 MB)

In this episode, Maria Knee and Lisa Parisi were joined by Alec Couros, Peggy George, Lisa Thumann, Scott Shelhart, and Barb Gilman.  We discussed teaching as a calling or a job.  Then we moved into how this answer affects how we help pre-service and new teachers.

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