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It's Elementary #40: Getting Ready for k12onlineconference 2009

42:28 minutes (9.72 MB)



The It's Elementary crew discusses the k12onlineconference with it's very own Jose Rodriguez and Maria Knee, Co-Conveners.  Make sure to join us for the k12online LAN Party On November 18, the K12Online Conference is hosting a LAN party from 6:30PM to 8:30PM EST. We invite everyone to gather at the LAN party site with colleagues in order to view two past conference presentations and then engage in lively discussions in the EdTechTalk chatroom.

Link to Text Chat

Conversations #54 Nov. 1, 2009

56:33 minutes (19.42 MB)

This week, Lisa and Maria responding to a topic posted in Plurk by Beth Knittle - the purpose of education.  Beth also posted a blog entry as well. Another blog post worth reading is from David Warlick, writtern in Jan. 2009. As always, we had a good conversation in the stream and the chat room.

Conversations Episode 53

58:39 minutes (26.85 MB)

This week, our Conversation centered around a tweet conversation between @intrepidteacher and @courosa about online safety and trust. This article started it all. We moved into trust among educators, with parents, students, and each other.  Feel free to continue the chat at our blogsite.

Conversations #52 - Passion in Education

55:59 minutes (25.63 MB)

This week, we discussed passion in education. What makes up passion, how is it related to learning, how is it sustained and how is it related to giving/helping others? Lisa was unable to join us today, but will be back next week. We were joined by Alice Barr of SEEDlings. We also discussed the SEED program in Maine, and how it is perpetuating the passion for many.

SEED packets can be found at

Catch SEEDlings at on Thursdays at 7:30 - 8:30 pm EST.

It's Elementary #39, Video in the Classroom; How to plan for success

55:35 minutes (12.72 MB)



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