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Conversations Episode 23 1-11-09


70:37 minutes (32.32 MB)

Maria Knee and Lisa Parisi were joined by Amanda Marrinan, Alice Mercer, and Sheila Adams to discuss the importance of differentiating instruction for all students.

 

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It's Elementary #27, 21st Century Literacies


76:48 minutes (17.58 MB)

Angela Maiers
It’s Elementary show # 27 was a discussion with Angela Maiers about
21st century literacies. Angela is located in Clive, Iowa and currently
works as an independent consultant with both schools and employers. She
explained the brain research that is the foundation for these literacy
strategies was first discussed in the literature five decades ago. 
Angela divides these literacies into several important categories
(quoting from her website):

 

 

It's Elementary #26, CCK08


46:10 minutes (10.57 MB)

Have a listen as the It's Elementary Team discusses the Connectivsm Course facilitated by Stephen Downes and George Siemens with our Guests Bradley Shoebottom, [ http://bradleyshoebottom.wordpress.com/ ] and Wendy Drexler [ http://teachweb2.blogspot.com/ ]With Dave Comier coming in to join the conversation.  Click on attachment to view the chat.

It's Elementary #25 - The Primary Perspective


63:29 minutes (29.06 MB)

This week our guests were Kathy Cassidy from Moose Jaw SK , a grade 1 teacher, Leah Welch from Hamden Maine, a grade 1 teacher and formerly a kindergarten teacher, and Amanda Marrinan from Brisbane Australia who teaches 6 and 7 year olds. These teachers do amazing things with their students - blogging, video, moodle, google docs, and more. Kathy, Leah and Amanda sharedtheir practice and talked about the details in how they make things work. The time flew as we all listened to the stories of their work with young children.

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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