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The Teachers’ Podcast Episode Archive

News, views, research and resources you can use are featured in every episode of The Teachers’ Podcast. The popular podcasting team of Mark Gura and Dr. Kathy King are teachers, ed tech experts, authors and professors. Note that this is not your usual podcast, nor PD experience. Instead it includes fun, abundant resources and crisp insight from the perspective of what you can use today and tomorrow. Make www.teacherspodcast.org your new home for educational resources and professional learning. The Teachers’ Podcast is supported and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, King and Gura an innovative education team. From software applications, to intimate conversations with notable and experienced educators and ed techies this podcast is for teachers and learners of all ages! This is ed tech you can use! Email questions and comments to teacherspodcast@gmail.com

12/12/2009 10:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 51, 2009 Virtual Wrap-Up! Virtual Schools and Lifelong Learning, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
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? Join Kathy and Mark as they discuss emergent trends in education and recent events of late 2009. Teachers’ best practices highlights, scores of resources, Teachers Podcast mail bag and much more! What is your family doing for entertainment this holiday season? Listen into hear the trends which may connect to us! As always the discussion is wrapped around the theme of powerful uses of technology for learning. Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe like so many other teachers and tech coordinators do: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2009.
12/01/2009 04:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 50, State of Learning: Technology, Mobility, and Careers Part 2, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Part 2 of the series: From mobile learning to teachers’ appreciation and survival, this episode covers the broad ground of recent news and events in teaching, learning and technology. Join Kathy and Mark as they discuss recent developments and contacts with stellar teachers, teachers in need and visits to schools. They also have an abundance of essential resources and articles to contemplate. And always wrapped around the theme of powerful uses of technology for learning. And how much fun can PD really be? You have to join in to see. Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe like so many other teachers and tech coordinators do: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2009.
11/15/2009 04:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 49, State of Learning: Technology, Mobility, and Careers Part 1, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
From mobile learning to teachers’ appreciation and survival, this episode covers the broad ground of recent news and events in teaching, learning and technology. Join Kathy and Mark as they discuss recent developments and contacts with stellar teachers, teachers in need and visits to schools. They also have an abundance of essential resources and articles to contemplate. And always wrapped around the theme of powerful uses of technology for learning. And how much fun can PD really be? You have to join in to see. Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe like so many other teachers and tech coordinators do: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2009.
10/30/2009 08:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 48, Global Education Interview with Laurence Peters, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Kathy and Mark invite Global Education author Laurence Peters to join them for a discussion about his newest ISTE book. Check out this episode as the three ed tech professionals explore key issues related to teachers, students 21st century learning and EASILY reaching beyond the four walls of our classrooms. Packed with resources, new ideas and the usual fun repartee, this long time Teachers Podcast listener and down to earth professor takes the hot seat with the dynamic duo. What will happen next? And how much fun can PD really be? You have to join in to see. Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe like so many other teachers and tech coordinators do: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2009.
10/16/2009 04:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 47, Response to Pres. Obama, Part 2, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
From Twitter moments to new book announcements, product reviews to free online learning environment from Microsoft, SMART tables and Scitable, you do not want to miss this action packed set of episodes! And upcoming event announcements to catch up with Kathy at some conferences she is speaking at AAACE Conference in Cleveland in early Nov 2009 and Virtual School Symposium for NACOL in late Nov 2009. You need to join in for this episode to get fired up about the really simple, ways to use web 2.0 and distance learning strategies for all your classes. Come on in from the chilly fall air, the fire is warm and inviting! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe like so many other teachers and tech coordinators do: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2009..
09/25/2009 04:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 46, Response to Pres. Obama, Part 1, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
From Twitter moments to new book announcements, product reviews to a discussion about the President’s speech to school children, you do not want to miss this action packed set of episodes! And upcoming event announcements to catch up with Kathy at some conferences she is speaking at Virtual School Symposium for NACOL in Nov 2009. You need to join in for this episode to get fired up about the really simple, ways to use web 2.0 and distance learning strategies for all your classes. Come on in, the water is warm and inviting! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe like so many other teachers and tech coordinators do: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2009.
09/05/2009 10:01 AM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 45, Prime Time for Virtual Learning, Part 2, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
It is here! Part 2 of this special set of episodes on Virtual Learning. In Summer 2009, major headlines heralded the advancement of distance learning over traditional formats. Breaking the deadlocked perspective of no significant difference, these reports may finally provide students of all ages with more convenient and flexible learning. Join Kathy and Mark as they discuss the breakthroughs in distance learning aka virtual learning. Also in this episode much needed catch up on Kathy’s world tour- from China to Tennessee to Poconos Paradise! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe like so many other teachers and tech coordinators do: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2009.
08/23/2009 07:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 44, Prime Time for Virtual Learning, Part 1, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Recent major headlines heralded the advancement of distance learning over traditional formats. Breaking the deadlocked perspective of no significant difference, these reports may finally provide students of all ages with more convenient and flexible learning. Join Kathy and Mark as they discuss the breakthroughs in distance learning aka virtual learning. Also in this episode much needed catch up on Kathy’s world tour- from China to Tennessee to Poconos Paradise. You need to join in for this episode to get fired up about the really simple, ways to use web 2.0 and distance learning strategies for all your classes. www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2009.
08/02/2009 07:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 43, The Lighting of the Fire- Part II email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
In part 2 of the Lighting the Fire, the Teachers Podcast vision is fleshed out further. From Michael Jackson to Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, the world of education continues to evolve faster than comprehension of the changes that social networking brings. However, this TTP conversation gives some important thinking points in sorting it all out. Special guest Seamus King joins us to discuss application of social media. This episode has resources for our listeners and dynamic discussion. Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe like so many other teachers and tech coordinators do: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2009.
07/16/2009 06:01 AM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 42, Science and Social Media PART 1 email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Join Mark and Kathy for an exciting 2-part episode about Science and Social Media. Episode 42 has exciting information about past and future travels, articles about science developments and resources, as well as key developments in social media. Not only insights and resources for Twitter, but also new tools and resources for editing movie files! Another full slate of ed tech resources to reinvigorate your classrooms and your professional learning! This episode has resources for our listeners and dynamic discussion. Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe like so many other teachers and tech coordinators do: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2009.
06/29/2009 11:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 41, Digital Texts Rock! PART 2 email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Second part of a stimulating 2-part episode begins from The Teachers Podcast. This episode is packed with free resources and more discussion related to the developments and schools’ interest in diigtal texts. Join us for a full slate of ed tech resources to reinvigorate your classrooms and your professional learning! This episode has an amazing roundup of resources for our listeners and dynamic discussion. Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2009.
06/16/2009 04:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 40, Digital Texts Rock! email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Another 2-part episode begins with Episode 40 of The Teachers Podcast. This episode is packed with free resources and more discussion related to the realities of budget crunches. But Mark and Kathy spin to the positive side! Join us for a full slate of ed tech resources to reinvigorate your classrooms and your professional learning! Resources include a detailed comparison of free resources to maximize your educational reach using social media! This is a set of episodes that promise to open new visions of thinking, and approach for your summer school, summer excursions and revitalization. Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008.
05/24/2009 04:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 39, Webinar Powersurge PART 2 TwitterMania and Virtual Education, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
The final installment of a resource-packed 2-part series discussing virtual education, Twitter, economic stimulus, news items, short takes, On The Road, and teaching practice debates and insights! Even more resources and ready to use recommendations and insights inthe great discussion with Mark and Kathy. Our focal point? Strategies for stretching Stimulus Money for schools and teachers! Focus on virtual education using a variety of tools, strategies and opportunities. Resources include a detailed comparison of free and paid resources for webinars, free conference calls and virtual tools. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008.
05/07/2009 07:01 AM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 38, Webinar Powersurge PART 1 TwitterMania and Virtual Education, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
A resource packed 2-part episode discusses virtual education, Twitter, economic stimulus, news items, short takes, On The Road, and teaching practice debates and insights! Great discussion from Mark and Kathy about Strategies for Stretching Stimulus Money for schools and teachers! Focus on virtual education using a variety of tools, strategies and opportunities. Resources include a detailed comparison of free and paid resources for webinars, free conference calls and virtual tools. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by ransformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008.
04/23/2009 07:01 AM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 37, When Web 2.0. Updates, Resources and Debates, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
A fabulous episode with scores of possibilities for web 2.0 in teaching and learning, what are the issues and the realities? Hot news from the USA and UK! The U.K. is considering including blogging, tweeting, and podcasting in the elementary school curriculum? Say it isn’t so? Listen in to the debate! Is it what you expect or not? Free resources include a tremendous learning tool- DimDim. Listen as Kathy describes a seminar she did with local and distant participants connected through the free webconference service! Don’t miss this episode It is full of must hear information and great resources. Also breaking into the Schooltube?? You have to hear this. Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008.
03/31/2009 10:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 36, Digital Catchup and 21st Century Learning Debate, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Join us for an exciting episode full of technology experiences, trends and debates! What’s more Kathy and Mark provide an update on their travels around the globe and share insights about culture, technology, language learning and Mardi Gras in Mexico. An exciting debate about 21st Century Learning tops off the show with Kathy explaining how some career and technical schools demonstrate this model so well today. How many conference do you think we can name in a single show? This episode might beat them all! Reminder- don’t miss the opportunity to join in Facebook group for TTPOD is always busy! Check out the link, give us a call – or let us call you- come to the website to find out more. Blog, phone, email, poke us! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008.
03/08/2009 10:01 AM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 35, 35 Digital Media-Devices aka Take Out or Home Cooked Media, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
The first TTPOD theme show: Is it Take Out or Home Cooked Media? This episode provides a vast array of ready to use and digest digital media and resources and also tools for brewing your own! Do you need Kindle or Kindling for that? (sorry) From the hotter than hot Kindle ver 2 review, to our good pal elmo, the favorite teacher ed tech classroom tool, to $20 laptops, 10 podcasts good to go and use NOW, student produced broadcasts and much more.Topping off the show is a fabulous conversation about the ASCD blog topic, Curse of the Digitally Illiterate. Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008…
02/22/2009 10:01 AM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 34, Robotics, Research and More: TCEA 2009 Wrap-Up, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Fresh from the invigorating excitement of Texas Computers in Education Association’s Conference in Austin, TX, breezes in with a plethora of new developments, resources and surprise interview from the floor of the exhibit hall. Don’t miss this episode from listener shout outs and letters, to THE YouTube President, robotics to resources, scooters, to pace makers and teacher professional development, and snippets of research regarding classroom applications of technology! Also learn about new resources from NBC and free class tools, don’t miss out on this action packed, fast-paced episode of excitement and surprises. Guest appearances by Dr. Craig Varnell of LeTorneau University and Paul Henry high school student, included. Thank you gentlemen! www.teacherspodcast.org. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008…
02/07/2009 10:01 AM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 33, Technology for Educators: Update from FETC, Fin Lit, Otters, and Not Cool! email:teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Episode Tech for Every Teacher provides a whirlwind of tools and ideas for teachers using technology for all their many needs. From Blackberry adoption to cases which prevent screen breakage, Internet safety which students will be interested in, to Smithsonian virtual items and Finanical Literacy, join Mark and Kathy as they demonstrate so many technology solutions to match curriciular and teaching and learning needs. This episode includes a brief review of FETC 2009 . And who is looking for grants? Mr Gates is giving them! AND Adobe wants to give your students prizes. Check out Sharon (from Florida) favorite podcast! Blog, phone, email, poke us! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008..
01/24/2009 07:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 32, Inaugural 2009 Episode and Road Ahead for Pres. Obama, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Launching the new year Kathy and Mark share opportunities, resources and insights for educational technology across grades and content ares. Sharing their travels, interactions with teachers and school leaders, as well as incoporating headlines from educational and national news, this episode is a great boost offering vision and action for teachers, instructional technology staff, staff developers and all educators. There are many opportunities for producing change from appointments of US Secretary of Education, to the new budgets and surplus plans, join us as we examine the potential for our classrooms, schools and learners! From NYSCOSS, to FETC and TCEA we are on the road to meet with our listeners and spread the news of easy ed tech which incorporates 21st century learning. www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008. ….
12/17/2008 07:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 31, Podcasting for Teachers- The Book?, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Podcasting for Every Teacher! It’s here: New-Improved-Updated-Supercharged for Teaching-and-Learning Power: Podcasting for Teachers SECOND Edition. Kathy and Mark provide a behind the scenes view of the revision of the book, along with not to be missed news about what is included in the news edition. Whether you use ready made podcasts in your classrooms, are ready to being making podcasts or already an expert, listen in as the authors/hosts discuss how the book has emerged and provides much more guidance and direction than a technical how to book. Replete with examples and stories of how this book has grown out of practical development of podcasting pedagogy by two experienced educators, Kathy and Mark share classroom applications you can use across grade levels. Reminder- don’t miss the opportunity to join in Facebook group for TTPOD is always busy! Check out the link, give us a call – or let us call you- come to the website to find out more. Blog, phone, email, poke us! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008.
12/03/2008 10:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 30, Educational Change and Virtual Opportunity, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Join Kathy and Mark for this resource-filled episode which highlights dramatic changes on the education landscape, worldwide travel, virtual learning and teacher resources. Hear the skinny on the world spinning travels of Kathy and Mark (in opposite directions!) from Vietnam to Cambodia, Denver to Philly! Learning and insights abound from professional development, to Shout-Outs, grassroots political ground swells seeking educational change, distance learning mandates and the virtues of virtual games!! After turkey comes. How many levels of learning and dynamics can you determine in Kathy’s holiday adventure? Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008.
11/09/2008 10:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 29, Digital Video and Art: Power of Learning email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
How many free resources and tech tips can we pack into one episode? With Ep. 29 we aim to break the record. Exploring a score of video and art resources, video formatting tools, pdf makers and digital video blogs. PLUS the first ever tour of Mark’s new Acer mini laptop.. you cannot beat this price and set of features. He will field test it to determine rough and tumble school durability. We get to find out if it survives his trek through the bush of- well, you have to listen to find out! A resource filled and cutting edge episode about creativity and critical thinking through digital media. Recent educational headlines and top notch articles are discussed including student ingenuity.The 3rd Annual Best Educational Podcast Contest -Winners have been posted- Interviews upcoming- more details http://teacherspodcast.org/contest-2008/ Reminder- don’t miss the opportunity to join in Facebook group for TTPOD is always busy! Check out the link, give us a call – or let us call you- come to the website to find out more. Blog, phone, email, poke us! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008.
10/26/2008 10:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 28, Virtual Schools Update: Reach for The Stars, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
A resource and vision episode for every teacher, staff developer and administrator in k-16 schools today and tomorrow! 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! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008.
10/12/2008 09:01 AM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 27: Winners, Content Creators Rule: Everyone Can Be a Producer, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
The excitement reaches a crescendo as Mark and Kathy announce the winners of the 3rd Annual Teachers Podcast Contest, which is graciously sponsored by McGraw Hill Education. This episode focuses on the rich power of NEW MEDIA to enable all teachers and learners to be content creators in the process and demonstration of their learning. You don’t want to miss this episode! From blogging to podcasting, resources, and news items spanning the world, this is a dynamic episode of fun, celebration and creativity. Join this closeup look at the power of technology and new media to address many needs in teaching learning today. McGraw-Hill Education sponsorship of our 3rd annual Podcast contest in order to recognize teacher achievement and provide tremendous prizes for our winners. Reminder- don’t miss the opportunity to join in Facebook group for TTPOD is always busy! Check out the link, give us a call – or let us call you- come to the website to find out more. Blog, phone, email, poke us! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. The Teachers’ Podcast: More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008.
09/30/2008 11:01 PM
The Teachers Podcast Ep 26:3rd Anniversary Show: Joy of School and NEW MEDIA Power, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
From the New Media Capital of the World. A rousing discussion celebrating 3 years of professional development productions via podcasting, Mark and Kathy let their hair down to talk about needs of teaching and technology, the podcasting PD journey and reflect on future directions. Sometimes locking heads, but always with laughter, the dynamic duo offers up a most substantial and entertaining episode to celebrate learning. NEWS: Revelations about husbands, dogs and late homework? www.teacherspodcast.org The 3rd Annual Best Educational Podcast Contest -more details http://teacherspodcast.org/contest-2008/ Reminder- don’t miss the opportunity to join in Facebook group for TTPOD is always busy! Check out the link, give us a call – or let us call you- come to the website to find out more. Blog, phone, email, poke us! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. We appreciate our great audience and fans – we are here for you as The Teachers’ Podcast. More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008. Let us know your teaching and learning needs- Mark and Kathy.
09/14/2008 02:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 25: Science and Art Ed, Plus Spore and XO2, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Resources, controversy and wild times filled episode! From MP3 players discoveries and resources straight from Kathy’s flea market excursions, to the release of XO2 tablet? Join Kathy and Mark for controversy, learning and excitement in the 25th episode.Terrific articles that speak to 21st century learning needs and the connection to the great grandchild of SimCity- Spore. Then a surprise visit: Mark leads 2 virtual guests into the studio; who could they be? You have to listen to hear this! Update on the McGraw-Hill Education sponsorship of our 3rd annual Podcast contest in order to recognize teacher achievement and provide tremendous prizes for our winners. The 3rd Annual Best Educational Podcast Contest -more details http://teacherspodcast.org/contest-2008/ Reminder- don’t miss the opportunity to join in Facebook group for TTPOD is always busy! Check out the link, give us a call – or let us call you- come to the website to find out more. Blog, phone, email, poke us! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. We appreciate our great audience and fans – we are here for you as The Teachers’ Podcast. More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008. Let us know your teaching and learning needs- Mark and Kathy.
08/31/2008 02:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 24: Back to School Special, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Mark and Kathy are back with a Back to School Special covering critical topics from teacher well-being to meaningful learning! Check in for this episode as we discuss the invasion of the mini laptops and what it means for classroom instruction. Also you will be surprised at the insights Kathy shares about low tech and hi tech approaches to preserving your sanity this coming school year. Rounding out the episode is a great resource that will start our listing of web-based resources to bring the USA presentational election issues and race into your classroom. Check out this episode- The Low Down on Mini Laptops, Learning, and Elections! Join us for yet another fun-filled learning time at Teachers’ Podcast.Update on the McGraw-Hill Education sponsorship of our 3rd annual Podcast contest in order to recognize teacher achievement and provide tremendous prizes for our winners. Live from the Learning capital of the world! Mark and Kathy’s book, Podcasting for Teachers, Reminder- don’t miss the opportunity to join in the dialogue: the Facebook group for TTPOD is always busy! Check out the link, give us a call – or let us call you- come to the website to find out more. Blog, phone, email, poke us! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008. Let us know your teaching and learning needs- Mark and Kathy.
08/10/2008 02:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 23: Wii, Mii and Thii, Leapfrog Tag and more.. email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Join Kathy and Mark for the long awaited episode: the Wii gone wild..OK maybe not that wild, but definitely exciting new opportunities for technology and education. We discuss what it is, our experience, how we are using it, and resources to learn more. Check out the articles we have put together for you about what other educators are also saying! We also discuss one of the hottest NY Times articles yet for education – RU Reading? A great discussion on multiple literacies. Two more major features: 1) the Leapfrog new release of “Tag” another electronic literacy tool- we have reactions, articles and Youtube clips for you to check out. (2) A great assortment of free graphic organizer tools assembled in a NCTE Online newsletter. Live from the Learning capital of the world! Mark and Kathy’s book, Podcasting for Teachers, Reminder- don’t miss the opportunity to join in the dialogue: the Facebook group for TTPOD is always busy! Check out the link, give us a call – or let us call you- come to the website to find out more. Blog, phone, email, poke us! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. We appreciate our great audience and fans – we are here for you as The Teachers’ Podcast. More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008. Let us know your teaching and learning needs- Mark and Kathy.
07/27/2008 09:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 22 Still Glowing! PD Resources Abound: Interview with HotChalk, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Bryan Scanlon from Hotchalk.com is a dedicated educator and Vice President of Direct Sales. He joins Mark and Kathy for an interview at NECC. Bryan shares the rich resources perspective, expertise, philosophy and practice of this teacher resource. Mailbag from the TTPOD listeners and updates on summer teaching extravaganza! Reminder- don’t miss the opportunity to join in the dialogue: the Facebook group for TTPOD is always busy! Check out the link, give us a call – or let us call you- come to the website to find out more. Blog, phone, email, poke us! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. We appreciate our great audience and fans – we are here for you as The Teachers’ Podcast. More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008. Let us know your teaching and learning needs- Mark and Kathy.
07/07/2008 06:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 21 Global Learning Gallery and NECC Afterglow and Ed Gragert (iEARN), email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Bright with the afterglow of the NECC 2008 conference, hosts Kathy and Mark provide some short salient insights and then bring our listeners a compelling interview with Ed Gragert, Executive Director of iEARN.org. In 20 years, the International Education and Resource Network has grown to include over 20,000 schools and organizations, over 1 million students in over 115 countries. Listen in as we discuss the mission, vision and impact of this educational global collaborative project between classrooms and schools around the world.Any school can propose an iEARN project and participate for a small fee. This vibrant program develops dynamic experiences in global citizenry that promises to change the lives of everyone involved. If you know iEARN enjoy this update on their work. If you don’t, listen and beat a quick virtual path to their website to consider getting involved! Resources, articles, tips on conference goodies and much more in Teachers’ Podcast episode 21! Live from the Teaching capital of the world! Mark and Kathy’s book, Podcasting for Teachers, Reminder- don’t miss the opportunity to join in the dialogue: the Facebook group for TTPOD is always busy! Check out the link, give us a call – or let us call you- come to the website to find out more. Blog, phone, email, poke us! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. We appreciate our great audience and fans – we are here for you as The Teachers’ Podcast. More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008. Let us know your teaching and learning needs- Mark and Kathy.
06/23/2008 07:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 20 Pre-NECC Episode: Teacher PD for 21st Century, NECC Presenter- Dr. George Perera, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
BONUS EPISODE! Mark and Kathy bring a little bit of the NECC conference to all our listeners. In this episode we interview Dr. George Perera who will presenting his research about teacher professional development in educational technology at the conference on Monday. His topic is “Capabilities of Technology Coupled with Specific Instructional Methods and Objectives” Teachers as learners and learners as teachers AND reserachers! Our guest is a graduate of our PHD program at Fordham Graduate School of Education. Live from the Teaching capital of the world! Mark and Kathy’s book, Podcasting for Teachers, Reminder- don’t miss the opportunity to join in the dialogue: the Facebook group for TTPOD is always busy! Check out the link, give us a call – or let us call you- come to the website to find out more. Blog, phone, email, poke us! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. We appreciate our great audience and fans – we are here for you as The Teachers’ Podcast. More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008. Let us know your teaching and learning needs- Mark and Kathy.
06/16/2008 09:01 AM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 19 The Art and Design of Living and Learning 2.0, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Join us in the garden studio of the Teachers’ Podcast for resources and HOT announcements. Kathy and Mark gather on a hot summer day to share advances in podcasting, art and technology for our schools exclusively for their podcast audience. We are here for you as The Teachers’ Podcast. More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008. Let us know your teaching and learning needs- Mark and Kathy.
06/02/2008 08:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Ep 18 Education and Bridges: Transparency, Learning and Disruption, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Summer is a time of celebration and refreshment and this episode provides plenty to celebrate, reflect and USE! Calls for celebration and activity include-invitation to join Kathy and Mark for allISTE-SIGHC sorts of discussions and fun at the ISTE NECC Conference, articles written by Kathy and Mark in separate publications about podcasting in higher ed classrooms-(what really does happen in Kathy’s classes?), and a roundup of mini laptops by Mark in Converge.Abundant resources, hot news right off the press and a wonderful one-of-kind resource reviewed by your hosts. Check out what the episode has in store for you. More details about the Podcast Contest, and TTPOD Meet-UP at ISTE NECC 2008 (June/July) www.teacherspodcast.org. The 3rd Annual Best Educational Podcast Contest -more details http://teacherspodcast.org/contest-2008/ Live from the Learning capital of the world! Mark and Kathy’s book, Podcasting for Teachers, Reminder- don’t miss the opportunity to join in the dialogue: the Facebook group for TTPOD is always busy! Check out the link, give us a call – or let us call you- come to the website to find out more. Blog, phone, email, poke us! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation ofEdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. We appreciate our great audience and fans – we are here for you as The Teachers’ Podcast. More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008. Let us know your teaching and learning needs- Mark and Kathy.
05/20/2008 06:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Episode 17 It Is All About Media and Learning, tel 201-693-4932, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Improving learning with a multimedia extravaganza from Kathy and Mark. Audio Books, Audible Kids, and LibriVox, the FLIP video camera and always resources, resources, resources! Topnotch articles demonstrating new media for learning advancement, use in classrooms and more. Adaptable tool for admin and tech support! Product reviews: Spiceworks and Flip. Triple-crown of announcements in this episode include the launch of Talking Financial Literacy Podcast (www.talkingfinlit.org), more details about the Podcast Contest, and TTPOD Meet-UP at ISTE NECC 2008 (June/July) www.teacherspodcast.org. The 3rd Annual Best Educational Podcast Contest -more details http://teacherspodcast.org/contest-2008/ Live from the technology capital of the world! Mark and Kathy’s book, Podcasting for Teachers, Reminder- don’t miss the opportunity to join in the dialogue: the Facebook group for TTPOD is always busy! Check out the link, give us a call – or let us call you- come to the website to find out more. Blog, phone, email, poke us! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation ofEdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. We appreciate our great audience and fans – we are here for you as The Teachers’ Podcast. More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008. Let us know your teaching and learning needs- Mark and Kathy. One for the Road: Join us on the Ed Tech Journey of Discovery!
05/03/2008 09:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Episode 16 Ed Tech: Dream and Believe – Learn and Achieve tel 201-693-4932, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
NOW for something completely different! A special version of Mark and Kathy’s keynote for Tech Teacher Professional Day. SPECIAL FEATURES include: Go to our website to watch the PDF version of this presentation while you listen! Join us as we share key resources, insights and suggestions with teachers around the world! Fabulous announcements in this episode include the launch of Talking Financial Literacy Podcast (www.talkingfinlit.org), more details about the Podcast Contest, AND TTPOD Meet-UP at ISTE NECC 2008 (June/July) Newsflash- join us in theFacebook group for TTPOD – check out the link. And give us a call – or let us call you- come to the website to see. Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation ofEd Tech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. We appreciate our great audience and fans.More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008. Let us know your teaching and learning needs- Mark and Kathy.
04/21/2008 10:01 AM
The Teachers Podcast Episode 15, Moving Target of Technology for 2008- Podcast Contest Announced, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Classroom Device Excitement, The New Generation of Student Laptops; Best Education Podcast Contest Announced; A Block Buster Trend. In this episode news about HPs new laptop, Intels Classmate PC, The One Laptop Per Child project’s XO, AND Innovations for Learning’s TeacherMate. Visit website for details of 3rd Annual Best Education Podcast Contest form TTPOD! 3 awards- one each in 3 categories. Deadline July 5, 2008 Email submissions to teacherspodcastawards@gmail.com Update on Facebook happenings with Teachers Podcast. Free Adobe resource for graphic editing and organization. Check out our Podcasting for Teachers Book info and Mark’s ISTE book coming out in July. Complete info always at www.teacherspodcast.org. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. We appreciate our great audience and fans as we provide them with More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Telephone message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008. Let us know your teaching and learning needs.
04/06/2008 01:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Episode 14: Science, Second Life and S Suite! Tel: (201) 693-4935, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Discussion and update on Second Life, short takes from Oprah’s Book Club to Throwing Home Schooling Parents in Prison, Getting Our Heads Straight about SCIENCE Education, a review of S Suite’s FIFTH ELEMENT free Office Suite, and a free Fair Use Check List. Another 21st century learning episode is packed with not-to-be-missed help for the educator who wants to be in the know! A new generation ofEdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. We appreciate our great audience and fans as we provide them with More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Telephone message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008. Let us know your teaching and learning needs.
03/23/2008 11:01 AM
The Teachers’ Podcast Episode 13: Math Learning: Reaching Higher than Mediocre! Tel: (201) 693-4935, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Kathy and Mark reach deep into resources, news and happenings among math education, the Teachers Podcast family, and the Podcasting for Teachers book by your cohosts. Updates on subnotebooks computers, news items, Laptop Cabana product review, listener productions, teaching and learning abounds, math debates, rants and hosts of math celebration and resources. Another 21st century learning episode is packed with not-to-be-missed help for the educator who wants to be in the know! Newsflash- join us in theFacebook group for TTPOD – check out the link. And give us a call – or let us call you- come to the website to see. Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation ofEdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. We appreciate our great audience and fans. More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008. Let us know your teaching and learning needs.
03/03/2008 11:01 AM
The Teachers’ Podcast Episode 12: Face Book Goes Educational: Revealing, Exciting Possibilities: Google DOCS, NCLB, MacBook Air, ASUS PC tel 201-693-4932, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Another blockbuster episode as Mark and Kathy provide shocking, revealing, and exciting possibilities of technology uses for curricular needs! From NCLB roundup of headlines to a score of product reviews this episode is packed with not-to-be-missed help for the educator who wants to be in the know! Check out the latest about Facebook news with TTPOD and plenty of comments from the podcast family. Google Docs changing Kathy’s life? Virginia to leave NLCB funding behind? Mark’s technology affinity has shifted away form the Mac Airbook ? A new mini notebook on the scene? These and many more questions to be answered in this revealing episode of The Teacher’s Podcast. Newsflash- join us in theFacebook group for TTPOD – check out the link. And give us a call – or let us call you- come to the website to see. Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation ofEd Tech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. We appreciate our great audience and fans.More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Message line: 201-693-4935. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008. Let us know your teaching and learning needs- Mark and Kathy.
02/18/2008 11:01 AM
The Teachers’ Podcast Episode 11: Big Ideas, Bright Future: Second Life, Peer Learning a la King with Blogs, Product Reviews, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Kathy and Mark scan the online education horizon and garner a bevy of resources from listeners and publications. This episode also includes a not-to-be-missed product review of the Edirol R09 recorder and great discussion of the peer learning in classrooms a la King. Newsflash- join us in the Facebook group for TTPOD – check out the link (http://fordham.facebook.com/group.php?gid=9953658948),a Converge article about podcasting and much more. Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. Welcome to the revolution with a new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com, comment at the website/blog, or join the discussion and group in FB. We appreciate our great audience and fans- we are here for you as The Teachers’ Podcast. More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, 2007-2008. Let us know your teaching and learning needs- Mark and Kathy.
02/02/2008 10:01 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Episode 10: Celebrate Black History Month and Report on Growing Up Online, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
From Oprah and Frontline to Black History month, this episode is overflowing and quick-paced. Mark and Kathy provide a invaluable episode for educators and parents-from insights and debate about the PBS Frontline broadcast Growing Up Online, to audio, video, web sites and piror recordings for Black History Month. Check out episode 10: sure to be a favorite with listeners. Macbook Air dominates the tech media- check out the links; then send in your comments as the debate breaks out in TTPOD’s next episode! Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog. We appreciate our great audience and fans. Welcome to the Revolution.Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, (2007-2008) Let us know your teaching and learning needs- Mark and Kathy.
01/23/2008 09:00 AM
The Teachers’ Podcast Episode 9: Adult Learning in the Very Adult World of Teacher Professional Development, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
As requested by listeners, this episode of The Teachers Podcast focuses on Adult Learning and particularly approaching professional development for teachers through the philosophy and practices developed by the Adult Learning community. As always, we present a raft of news articles (this week covering stories from Alabama to Japan, Britain, and beyond). Listeners respond and we share the wealth with you! Resources include a brand new- just for our listeners- adult learning and professional development resource by Dr King of resources, links, associations, journals and much much more, Robocup Jr, Simon’s Blog, UK research about social media and teens and more. Ed-Tech you can use today and every day. Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com, leave comments at the website/blog on the website. We appreciate our great audience and fans – we are here for you as The Teachers’ Podcast. More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, (2007-2008) Preview included of some of our next episodes also in response to listeners’ requests and Black History month! Let us know your teaching and learning needs- Mark and Kathy.
01/01/2008 02:00 PM
The Teachers’ Podcast Episode 8: Good News and Positive Energy for the New Year, email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com
The Teacher’s Podcast New Year Episode! Sharing the exciting of the new year- Kathy and Mark podcast on New Year’s eve providing a bevy of information and resources for our Teacher’s Podcast family of listeners. Join in the fun from “party central” and our self-acclaimed Ed Tech Capitol of the World as we share views, news and reviews for teachers to use everyday! This episode includes a new view on Kindle and e-books, an abundance of RESOURCES including BrainReady Braincasts, and reviews of Otter Box’s case for the iPod Video, iPhone, and H2O Headphones to reach students. Other highlights for our ed tech feast and to power our dreams of good news throughout the year include the 2007 holiday e-greeting frenzy; meta resources, free virtual robotic kits, educational freeware and powerful math games. Make us the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com, leave comments at the website/blog, or leave a message with MyChingo on the website. We appreciate our great audience and fans – we are here for you as The Teachers’ Podcast. More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, (2007-2008)
12/16/2007 10:00 AM
The Teachers’ Podcast Episode 7: Voices of the World – The Power of Social Networking, teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Literacy, Learning, Resources, Tech Tips and Comments from Listeners! Updates on the travels of Mark across China and Kathy to a conference where she energized a standing room only crowd about New Media to reach students. Plenty of news from our listeners: Greg in Hawaii, Joselyn in NC and Gord in Canada! Voices of the World project by Mrs. Tonner of Scotland: you have to catch and explore this one with the bevy of resources! Terrific round up of resources on social networking, articles and news items spanning debated topics in literacy, robots and penmanship? Rant on! Make us YOUR center of YOUR Ed Tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of Ed Tech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King,(2007)
11/26/2007 01:00 AM
The Teachers’ Podcast Episode 6: New Literacies Make the News, Show Me the Money!, Tech Knowledge Product Review, teacherspodcast@gmail.com
New Literacies. New ways of being literate with plenty of teaching and student resources. What more could we want for a feature-packed and fabulous episode? Live from the Media Literacy Capital of the world! Welcome to the digital era, literate beings. And PLEASE help Save the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus :) This week The Teachers Podcast covers a raft of items focusing and reflecting on the ways reading, literacy (and learning and teaching aimed at them) are ever evolving in the face of proliferating digital technology and the way it changes human intellectual activity !! From Nasa to Web Wisdom resources, to Tech Knowledge by SRA and McGraw Hill to Reading Rockets and the Financial Aid Podcast- this is the place to be. We wnat to show you the money and show you the limelight of iTunes! Make us your the center of YOUR ed tech Universe : www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog OR leave a message with MyChingo on the website. We appreciate our great audience and fans – we are here for you as The Teachers’ Podcast. More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Our feed is www.teacherspodcast.org/feed.xml Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King,(2007)
11/10/2007 12:00 PM
The Teachers Podcast Episode 5: Serious about Gaming, Amazing Collaborations, Ipods Abound and Zune Revelations, teacherspodcast@gmail.com
You have to hear this episode! Resources, classroom ideas and inspiration all in one neat little package from Mark and Kathy to you! Live from the gaming capital of the world. Now would that be Virtual Shanghai? or Virtual Denmark? A bevy of items on Gaming, Gaming and ESL, etc. Also, a GREAT resource that gives a startling model of game-inspired learning in the area of science and citizenship. No SciFi here, Presenting Tiro, the robot teacher who really made it into a classroom! And yes, those are real classrooms using iPods by the hundreds (wayta go, New Joysie!). By the way “Fremd Sprachen und Nueu Medien” means “Foreign Language and New Media” in Danish (or something like that) according to Babelfish Zune revelations coming Nov 13, Collaboration at playdecide.org new dimensions of gaming- don’t miss this exciting episode filled with resources, inspiring discussion and lots of classroom ideas. Make us your the center of YOUR ed tech Universe: www.teacherspodcast.org. A new generation of EdTech professional development. Contact us at teacherspodcast@gmail.com or comment at the website/blog OR leave a message with MyChingo on the website. We appreciate our great audience and fans – we are here for you as The Teachers’ Podcast. More Ed Tech You Can Always Use Today and Tomorrow. Our feed is www.teacherspodcast.org/feed.xml Produced and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, Gura and King, (2007)
10/28/2007 09:00 AM
The Teachers Podcast Episode 4: Social Networking from Sputnik to Smartphones for Students, teacherspodcast@gmail.com
Welcome to The Teachers Podcast Episode 4 Science and Social Networking from Sputnik to Smart Phones for Students. Live from New Jersey, your local satellite, and as always www.teacherspodcast.org. a new generation of EdTech professional development. Myspace to Microsoft; Cell phones to MyChingo ringing with listener comments; Firefly, Wherifone and TicTalk to slimmed down Treos; virtual Smithsonian, Scholastic Bookflix to webkins! This week a constellation of resources: news articles on Sputnik’s 50th anniversary, Smart Phones for Students, Computerized Testing of Higher Order Thinking Skills?, Social Networking Abounds, free online data storage from Microsoft, the Smithsonian’s new Virtual African American History Museum: all part of the conversation of EdTech you can use! This innovative production is a New Generation of Ed Tech PD: News, views, research and resources you can use are featured in every episode of The Teachers Podcast. The popular podcasting team of Mark Gura and Dr. Kathy King are teachers, ed tech experts, authors and professors. This is PD which includes fun, abundant resources and crisp insight from the perspective of what you can use today and tomorrow. Make www.teacherspodcast.org your new home for educational resources and pd. Email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com The Teachers Podcast is supported and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, King and Gura an innovative education team. (2007)
10/14/2007 11:00 PM
The Teachers Podcast Episode 3: PD on Demand-Your Front Row Seat!, teacherspodcast@gmail.com, www.teacherspodcast.org
The Directors’ Commentary and insights from the PNME Expo- PD on Demand-Your Front Row Seat!teacherspodcast@gmail.com, Check out this innovative feature as we bring you the best of the conference. Guest spots by Dan Bach, of Dan’s Mathcast, and Dr Joselyn Todd. Don’t miss the latest about Nokia developments with podcasting, ed tech and podcasting and Ask a NInja? A New Generation of Ed Tech PD: News, views, research and resources you can use are featured in every episode of The Teachers Podcast. The popular podcasting team of Mark Gura and Dr. Kathy King are teachers, ed tech experts, authors and professors. This is PD which includes fun, abundant resources and crisp insight from the perspective of what you can use today and tomorrow. Make www.teacherspodcast.org your new home for educational resources and pd. Email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com The Teachers Podcast is supported and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, King and Gura an innovative education team. (2007)
10/01/2007 05:00 PM
The Teachers Podcast Episode 2: Pushing the Paradigm: 21st Century Learning, Zeno, Learning not Plaigirism and Resources, teacherspodcast@gmail.com, www.teacherspodcast.org
21st Century Learning, Zeno, Learning not Plaigirism and Resources, teacherspodcast@gmail.com, A New Generation of Ed Tech PD: News, views, research and resources you can use are featured in every episode of The Teachers Podcast. The popular podcasting team of Mark Gura and Dr. Kathy King are teachers, ed tech experts, authors and professors. This is PD which includes fun, abundant resources and crisp insight from the perspective of what you can use today and tomorrow. Make www.teacherspodcast.org your new home for educational resources and pd. Email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com The Teachers Podcast is supported and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, King and Gura an innovative education team. (2007)
09/17/2007 05:00 PM
The Teachers Podcast Episode 1: Reasons to be Cheerful: NCLB Trends, IPhone, Zune, Join us at: www.teacherspodcast.org
A New Generation of Ed Tech Professional Development for Educators is Here! News, views, research and resources you can use are featured in every episode of The Teachers Podcast. The popular podcasting team of Mark Gura and Dr. Kathy King are teachers, ed tech experts, authors and professors. Note that this is not your usual podcast, nor PD experience. Instead it includes fun, abundant resources and crisp insight from the perspective of what you can use today and tomorrow. Make www.teacherspodcast.org your new home for educational resources and pd. Email: teacherspodcast@gmail.com The Teachers Podcast is supported and copyrighted by Transformation Education LLC, King and Gura an innovative education team. (2007)
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