Listen in as we kick the tires on a new Drupal site that we will be using this fall to connect our students. This summer Paul Allison and Susan Ettenheim invited Alice Barr, George Mayo, and Chris Sloan to work with Bill Fitzgerald and his colleagues at Funny Monkey to create a Drupal site for Youth Voices. In the weeks to come we will be inviting you to have you join our students as they begin to publish their images, videos, text, and audio on Youth Voices. Please plan to join us.
Many of us (at least in the Northern Hemisphere), have already returned or will soon return to school. Our summer weeks of reflecting, learning, dreaming, planning, scheming are behind us. Perhaps it's useful to remember what our conversations from a few weeks back sounded like.
On this podcast, recorded a few weeks ago, Paul Allison and Susan Ettenheim are joined by three other teachers who were just trying to enjoy their summer break:
Allice Barr, a technology integrator at Yarmouth High School, Maine
George Mayo, a middle school teacher and biker from Silver Spring, Maryland
Margare Fiore, an English Teacher with the New School and a member with the New York City Wriitng Project
One of the projects we've been working on this summer -- and which we discuss in this podcast -- is a new Drupal site for http://youthvoices.net. We are planning to launch the new site on our webcast this week.
We invite you to help us re-launch http://youthvoices.net on Wednesday, August 27, 2008. Join us, right here at EdTechTalk at 9:00pm Eastern / 6:00pm Pacific USA Wednesdays / 01:00 UTC Thursdays World Times.
42:30 minutes (9.74 MB)Six teachers gathered together to discuss the start up of school from laptop rollouts to getting schedules late, from recording introductory podcasts to using four images to represent themsleves, from curriculum to theory, from play to internet safety. Join us next week! These were the teachers on this week's show.
Paul Allison, East Bronx Academy for the Future, NYC
Lee Baber, F. Hillyard Middle School, Broadway, Virginia
Alice Barr, Yarmouth HS, Yarmouth, Maine
Susan Ettenheim, Eleanor Roosevelt HS, NY, New York
Bill Oneal, Trenton Central High School, West, Trenton, New Jersey
Kevin Sandridge, Boone Middle School, Haines City, Florida