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October 27, 2008

Ep. 28: Virtual Schools Update: Reach for The Stars

Posted in: 21st Century Learning, Ed Tech, Episodes, Facebook, Information Literacy, Kathy King, Mark Gura, Newsflash, On The Road, Photos, STEM, Virtual Schools

A resource and vision episode for every teacher, staff developer and administrator in k-16 schools today and tomorrow!

distance learning

A resource filled and cutting edge episode about virtual schools. From Myth Busting to Standards and star gazing and everywhere beyond, Kathy reveals her expertise which has been hidden from the podcast listeners- she being a researcher, author and online educator for over 14 years. Kathy and Mark highlight several timely initiatives across k-12 schools regarding online learning and bring their keen educational sight to bear on this very pertinent topic.

Recent educational headlines and top notch articles are discussed , terrific resources and Distance Learning Myths are “Busted” in every direction to encourage Teachers Podcast listeners to step out into the world of online learning and incorporate learning management systems and online resources at their comfort level!

Also a special opportunity to participate in a study about teachers and students using podcasting in classrooms- read on for more information!

“Sometimes locking heads, but always with much laughter, the Teachers’ Podcast dynamic duo offers up a most substantial and entertaining episode to celebrate the REVOLUTION in teaching and learning.”


Dr. Kathy King

  • NOV 5- Penn State Harrisburgh- Look for Kathy at Penn State Unviersity- Harrisburg on Nov 5 at 7pm as she leads a seminar on podcasting and new media for the graduate faculty and students.
  • NOV 10, PHIL, PA- Also she will keynote the 2008 CAP /CAEL Conference in Philadelphia on Nov 10, before heading to
  • NOV 11-14 Denver, CO- AAACE and CPAE in Denver, CO (Nov 11-14) to conduct several sessions on new media and also adult learning/HR topics!

Mark Gura

  • Oct-Nov (2 weeks) – South East Asia! Mark is in the air and on the road in Vietnam and Cambodia for his annual international vacation and exploration excursion with his brother Abby.

Don’t be concerned the dynamic TTPOD hosts have prerecorded episodes to carry the listeners over the intervening weeks!

TTPOD Epsiode 28 Articles

  • On the way: Nation’s first tech-literacy exam
    Tech literacy to be added to Nation

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