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21st Century Learning #81 Alec Couros on Teacher Education and Open Course Design


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21st Century Learning #81
Alec Couros on Teacher Education and Open Course Design
October 24, 2008

This week Alec Couros joined us to discuss teacher education and creating an open course for pre and in-service K-12
teachers.  This course would be similar to his Open, Social, Connected course. 

Interested?  Contact Alec via Twitter or his Blog.  Alex check out his K12 Online presentation.

Not passionate about this, but know someone who might be?  Send them Alec's contact info.

See you next week with a preview of the NEIT 2008 Conference.  

 

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21st Century Learning #80: K12-Online Pre-Conference Keynote Conversation


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Professor Stephen Heppell21st Century Learning #80
K12-Online Pre-Conference Keynote Conversation
October 16, 2008

A conversation trying to answer the questions that were asked by the K12 Online Conference about Professor Stephen Heppell's Pre-Conference Keynote.  We used the book Disrupting Class by Clayton M. Christensen to discuss the transformation of education that Professor Heppell describes in his keynote. 

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21st Century Learning #79: Getting to Know John Schinker


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John Schinker21st Century Learning #79

Getting to Know John Schinker
October 2, 2009

John Schinker from EdTechWeekly fame joined Alex and Vinnie this week.  We discussed John's background, 21st Century Skills, and technology professional development in his school district. 

We'll be back on the 16th.  See everyone then. 


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21st Century Learning #78: Elizabeth Helfant on the MICDS Tablet Project


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21st 21st Century Learning #78
Elizabeth Helfant on the MICDS Tablet Project
September 23, 2008

Elizabeth Helfant shared her amazing story of the MICDS first year tablet program roll out.  This is an great discussion of the right way to implement laptop learning in a school.  They started with teachers and curriculum designers asking for more technology because the curriculum had evolved to need the support.  If you've wondered about 1 to 1, this is must listen audio!

21st Century Learning #77: Busy Start to the Year?


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21st Century Learning #77
Busy Start to the Year?
September 19, 2008


First of all, please joint arvind and me in welcoming our new co-host Vinnie VrotnySupporting Buildings.

This week, we discussed the busy start of our year for many Technology Departments, how we're coping
with the work load, why we're so busy, and how schools can create such
wonderful momentum and enthuiasm for technology.  

Join us for an interivew with Elizabeth Helefant on Thursday, September
26, at 2:00pm EST (18:00 GMT) and John Schinker on Thursday, October 2,
at 2:00pm EST (18:00 GMT).

Photo from: http://flickr.com/photos/volvidejapon/1359419271/

 

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