Seedlings is back! Happy New Year 2010! Seedlings returned for the season with Deb White, ACTEM Technology Educator of the Year, 2009. Deb talked about her experiences as a second grade teacher in Orono, Maine. Deb is a life long learner and demonstrates her love and curiosity of learning throughout her classroom and the connections she makes around the world using Twitter with seven and eight year olds. If you are interested in learning how she manages this in her classroom give a listen. Deb also has an incredible way of embedding netiquette skills throughout her curriculum.
What were you doing on Thurs. evening? If you missed SEEDLINGS you missed a lot! Colleen King from MathPlayground.comwas our guest.
Colleen, explained how she came to be a programmer, sheer will and determination in order to share math concepts and games with students and teachers.Colleen is a do it yourselfer. She taught herself how to program, how to make math available. She had a dream and her dream is coming true, not just for her, but for all the teachers and students she is connecting with. Check out our podcast. We will be inviting her back.
Hear about a Kindergarten teacher preparing her classroom of five year olds for learning and life. Then to top off our conversation, hear how Maria Knee finds time to orchestrate a part of the K12onlineconference. Oh, there are some really great Geek of the Week items and even Monarchs in Space!