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Episode 59 We’re Back- Virtually, Part 2 Teacherspodcast@gmail.com

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We’re Back!

The much awaited Part 2 of the “Virtual Podcasting Begins” Episode from Kathy and Mark… We pick up where the discussion about K-12 virtual schools, and in particular FLVS, was just ramping up!

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Episode 58 We’re Back Virtually! Part 1

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We’re Back!

After several months of changes and travel, Kathy and Mark return for Part 1 of this two-part episode set which virtually highlights virtual learning virtually!

Virtual podcasting, e-learning, k-12 virtual schools, Nings, Facebook and more, does it get more virtual than this?

We know you will enjoy a stimulating and fun conversation in which Mark and Kathy discuss the opportunities of virtual learning communities.

What are using them for?…

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Episode 57 Educational Podcasting Continues to Mature (part 2)

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In the second part of this exciting episode, Kathy and Mark continue a fast-paced discussion about advances they are experiencing in podcasting practices, projects and classroom use. Mark shares a Brooklyn public school example and Kathy shares how she helps college faculty reach beyond course casting. Great news and articles are supplemented with product reviews- yes we even get giddy about flipping tripods? From digital textbooks, Kindles, Nooks and iPads to the Flip we cover the waterfront of ed tech advancement as it applies to your classroom.

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The final gift in this episode comes at the end of the episode as we hear abut an astounding discovery students share with a very, very special member of the TTPOD family!

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Episode 56 Educational Podcasting Continues to Mature

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Click to hear Episode 56Podcast Matrix by (C) Carrie Rathsack

After a 4 week “break,” Kathy and Mark start a tandem episode set about the advancements of podcasting and classroom application.  This 2-part episode brings together scores of resources, insights and experiences about how podcasting practices are advancing over time. After 5 years in the field of educational podcasting Mark and Kathy are upping the ante and exploring new ways of working with educators, leveraging 21st century learning skills and standards and making learners of all ages center of the learning.

Also peak in and enjoy: In our catchup and on the road segment Kathy shares about six different conference appearances as she speaks to k-12 educators and higher education faculty about 21st century learning AND prepares for her move to the University of South Florida this summer.

Teacher Highlight: Carrie, one of listeners, shares a wonderful matrix/model to consider educational podcasting- Kathy and Mark share it with you and discuss several applications.

Do not miss this packed 2 part episode. (And yes we have only described PART of the content for ep 56–much more inside and for the next one!)

The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow.

Make us the center of YOUR Ed Tech Universe!

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Contact us at teacherspodcast ( @ ) gmail.com or comment here at the website. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2010.


SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – The Teachers Podcast iPhone App

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Articles and Related Resources for this Episode
On the Road with Dr. King- Shout Out’s and More!

  • AACE SITE
  • NCEA
  • RTI Dallas & Orlando
  • Purdue University
  • Nings

21stCenturyGlobalteacher.ning.com
If you are interested in joining, send a request from the Ning to Kathy!

WallWisher

Post your ideas for future episdoes of Teacher’s Podcast on our Wallwisher and try it out!
OR just leave us a comment there! We would love to hear from you.

http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/teacherspodcast

Here is a great example of collaborative use of Wallwisher also!

“Price Point” Article AND Technology is Essential for Customizing Instruction

Harvard University professor and author Paul E. Peterson advocates technology as a tool for teachers to reach each student’s individual “price point,” or the difficulty of material they are ready to learn. Peterson makes his case in this opinion article for customizing instruction through more online courses and other adaptive and interactive technology.

Education Week (premium article access compliments of EdWeek.org) (4/21)

Educators Respond to National Ed-Tech Plan

While many school stakeholders say there’s a lot to like in the new National Education Technology Plan, others are concerned about what they see as a fundamental conflict between the plan’s call for innovation on the one hand and the Obama administration’s continued focus on testing and accountability on the other.

eSchool News, April 13, 2010

Arne Duncan and the National Educational Technology Plan

  • Transforming American Education: Learning Powered by Technology!
  • Various PDF versions available here: Executive summary, complete report, etc
  • Home page for the NET Plan 2010
  • YouTube video of Arne Duncan’s Announcement

Podcasting Model Created and Shared by Carrie Rathsack

  • Mark and Kathy discuss at length this helpful model submitted by Carrie Rathsack.
  • It is shown at the top of this page!
  • Click the link to download it for yourself
  • We also discuss various uses for professional development, and individual lesson development!
  • Per the author: PPTs from the session are posted here (scroll down to April 26th, Podcasting session) -

  • Post your ideas for future episodes of Teacher’s Podcast on our Wallwisher and try it out!
  • OR just leave us a comment there! We would love to hear from you.
  • Here is a great example of collaborative use of Wallwisher also!

CURRENT EVENTS
Dr. Kathy King will be presenting and keynoting at the following conferences.

May 2010

  • 5/1 New York, NY: NYC Adult Basic Education Conference (keynote)
  • 5/2-4 Denver, CO: AERA Conference (presenter)
  • 5/12 Media, PA: Pennsylvania Insitute of Technology Graduation (Award recipient)
  • 5/15 Media, PA: Pennsylvania Insitute of Technology Graduation (Commencement speaker)
  • 5/17-18 (Chicago, IL) Response to Intervention Summit

June 2010

  • 6/3- AERC LGBTQ & Allies Preconference (UCal @ Sacramento)
  • 6/4-5- AERC Conference (UCal @ Sacramento) (presenter)

October 2010

  • 10/26-28 AAACE Conference, Clearwater, FL

Mark Gura will be presenting at

June 2010

  • 6/28-30 Denver, CO: ISTE NECC- Poster session
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MORE RESOURCES

Ep 55: Virtual Presentations: Jupiter and Beyond- Part 2

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Mark and Kathy dig into more discussion and details about how to transform presentations into different learning experiences. From collaboration which lives and changes with participant input, to audio comments, virtual tools, animation and more they

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Ep 54:Virtual Presentations: Jupiter and Beyond

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Join the excitement as episode Kathy and Mark discuss several key tech resources that can change the way you think of professional development and presentations, PLUS recap of recent travels: from Jupiter and beyond! In this episode the dynamic duo discuss recent experiences which have produced fresh perspectives of creating professional development TODAY which are as vital global learning

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Ep 53: Trends, e-Books, and Welcome 2010, Part 2

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Join Kathy and Mark for a stirring discussion as they continue to unveil the Teachers Podcast’s new initiatives for 2010 All of this in Part 2 of 52-53 episodes! We cover the ground of policy, vision and mandates as we debate and stir up the waters with DOE announcements, rumblings on ed tech with Karen Carter and see connections with President Obama’s community college funding to k-12. From a dynamic discussion of how virtual schools might lead the innovation so much needed in our schools, to sharing the excitement of new 21st century skills guidelines, this episode is action packed as always! And in the middle of it all…

NEWSFLASH-- A special contest is announced!

NOT TO BE MISSED… for sure!


The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow.
Make us the center of YOUR Ed Tech Universe!

www.teacherspodcast.org

Contact us at teacherspodcast ( @ ) gmail.com or comment here at the website. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2010.


SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – The Teachers Podcast iPhone App

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e-Mail us to Enter the “Free iPhone App” Contest

Articles and Related Resources

CURRENT EVENTS

  • Kathy will present a concurrent session on Technology, 21st Century Learning and Career Readiness.
  • Desmond Conference Center for the Mid-Winter Conference

Ep 52: Trends, e-Books, and Welcome 2010, Part 1

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Episode 52 is the exciting start of a 2010 extravaganza in 2 parts. This episode unveils several surprises from The Teachers Podcast. As Kathy and Mark discuss the trends they see will dominate 2010 and discuss critical issues, terrific opportunities and learning advancement, they also share a HOST of surprises even just in Part 1.
Listen in to discover more ways for listeners to participate in the show, more community opportunities, and of course more resources.
From Kathy’s excitement about e-book developments to a certain publisher’s “paradigm push”, don’t miss the dawn of 2010 with The Teachers Podcast.

Photo from www.eschoolnews.com

The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow.
Make us the center of YOUR Ed Tech Universe!

www.teacherspodcast.org

Contact us at teacherspodcast ( @ ) gmail.com or comment here at the website. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2009.

Short takes

  • eDGe Device- Devices to Take Textbooks Beyond Text

    • NEWSPAPERS and novels are moving briskly from paper to pixels, but textbooks have yet to find the perfect electronic home. They are readable on laptops and smartphones, but the displays can be eye-taxing.
    • Even dedicated e-readers with their crisp print-like displays can
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Ep 51 2009 Virtual Wrap-Up! Virtual Schools and Lifelong Learning

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From virtual learning to Thailand, Austin and the Beatles this episode includes a wide-ranging discussion of the future of technology and education. What is coming down the pike? Can we see it and experience it now?

Students with skype

PHOTO BY MIKE SPENCER

Join Kathy and Mark as they discuss emergent trends in education and recent events of late 2009.

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Ep 50 State of Learning: Technology, Mobility, & Careers Part 2

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From mobile learning to teachers’ appreciation and survival, this second part of the series episode includes Kathy’s visits to Langley school, insights on teaching, and essential articles for discussion of technology.

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