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21st Century Learning #44: Jeff Ritter on Faculty Professional Development

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EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #44
­Jeff Ritter on Faculty Professional Development
May 22, 2007

This week, we discussed faculty professional development with Jeff Ritter, from St. John's School in Houston Texas. Jeff has implemented a wonderful technology professional development program and we can all learn from his experiences.  

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2007-05-22 12:17:55 [Message] Muratet -> WiAOC 2007: Hey Jeff
2007-05-22 13:29:10 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: hi suzanne
2007-05-22 13:29:13 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: welcome
2007-05-22 13:29:41 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: vinnie! how are you?
2007-05-22 13:30:14 [Message] vinnie -> EdTechTalk: Hey there. I am trying to keep my head about water. But things are great
2007-05-22 13:30:26 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: I hear you. End of the year is insanity
2007-05-22 13:30:37 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: welcome to the chatroom
2007-05-22 13:31:03 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: Hi!
2007-05-22 13:31:11 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: we are streaming, so hit EdTechTalk A stream below if you haven't already
2007-05-22 13:31:16 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: we will be officially starting shortly
2007-05-22 13:31:19 [Message] Jeff Ritter -> EdTechTalk: Hello!
2007-05-22 13:31:20 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: I was putting a poscast on my mp3
2007-05-22 13:31:28 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: nice
2007-05-22 13:31:47 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: :)
2007-05-22 13:33:05 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: Yes they can
2007-05-22 13:33:14 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: They switch so fast
2007-05-22 13:33:18 [Message] vinnie -> EdTechTalk: it looks like our LS and US faculties will be reading pink. I may seek collaborators
2007-05-22 13:33:30 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: maybe that's the difference: kids have faster attention switching than us
2007-05-22 13:33:35 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: Yay Twitter!
2007-05-22 13:33:42 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: vinnie, that is great! definitely involve us
2007-05-22 13:34:08 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: where is pink?
2007-05-22 13:34:17 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: Dan Pink - A Whole New Mind
2007-05-22 13:34:26 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: thanx arvind
2007-05-22 13:34:42 [Message] vinnie -> EdTechTalk: my thought is that we are going to build a wiki ala Kelly Christopherson, to facilitate conversation using the tools over the summer before we return
2007-05-22 13:35:13 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: wikis have been a great challenge for me
2007-05-22 13:35:49 [Message] vinnie -> EdTechTalk: How so, getting into the habit to use them, or getting others to begin to use?
2007-05-22 13:36:28 [Message] vinnie -> EdTechTalk: I may drop out, low battery
2007-05-22 13:36:47 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: both
2007-05-22 13:37:15 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: June 4 monday
2007-05-22 13:37:23 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: Jeff Ritter from St. John's School in Houston, Texas: http://www.sjs.org/
2007-05-22 13:37:35 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: Thanks Suzanne. And graduation June 11th
2007-05-22 13:38:37 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: welcome to the chatroom Alex :)
2007-05-22 13:38:41 [Message] alex.ragone -> EdTechTalk: Hi Suzanne, Where are you from?
2007-05-22 13:38:53 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: Utah hi Alex :)
2007-05-22 13:39:28 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: I'm a music educator - Suzuki Method I use use technology with my students
2007-05-22 13:39:35 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: Violinist
2007-05-22 13:40:55 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: I remember my suzuki days. Played the violin as a kid
2007-05-22 13:40:58 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: wish I still did
2007-05-22 13:41:14 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: arvind no way!  Cool!  Really?  It's fun I love it
2007-05-22 13:41:23 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: I love to teach
2007-05-22 13:41:28 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: yeah, I was a good Asian kid, fit all the stereotypes
2007-05-22 13:41:43 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: Ah yes of course all the right answers play exactly in tune
2007-05-22 13:41:51 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: hee
2007-05-22 13:41:58 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: indeed
2007-05-22 13:42:06 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: My next student is asian/indian
2007-05-22 13:42:14 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: that's me
2007-05-22 13:42:22 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: really??? wow
2007-05-22 13:42:38 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: She is soooo smart but so serious
2007-05-22 13:42:42 [Message] alex.ragone -> EdTechTalk: Thanks, Suzanne.  Welcome.
2007-05-22 13:42:51 [Message] alex.ragone -> EdTechTalk: Small world, huh?
2007-05-22 13:42:52 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: thanks Alex :)
2007-05-22 13:42:58 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: yep
2007-05-22 13:43:35 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: Teachers learning from each other. I love that
2007-05-22 13:43:46 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: It is so difficult to accomplish, at least in my school
2007-05-22 13:43:52 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: You have to create that culture
2007-05-22 13:45:03 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: STudy together - I try to do that with our Suzuki website on the forum
2007-05-22 13:45:15 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: dialogue
2007-05-22 13:46:20 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: hmm provide dinner...
2007-05-22 13:46:24 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: self-assessment at beginning of year and end of year
2007-05-22 13:46:32 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: food is always welcome, right?
2007-05-22 13:46:32 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: reflection
2007-05-22 13:46:36 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: lol
2007-05-22 13:48:22 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: brain based research multi learning styles....  yes
2007-05-22 13:50:48 [Message] alex.ragone -> EdTechTalk: Teachers select teachers who will be part of the program.
2007-05-22 13:51:22 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: That is the first thing I put on the forum~  had them choose!
2007-05-22 13:52:24 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: asked them to choose - they had good ideas
2007-05-22 13:52:43 [Message] alex.ragone -> EdTechTalk: Teachers interested in embrasing a change.
2007-05-22 13:52:45 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: Suzanne, please do ask questions to Jeff if you have them
2007-05-22 13:52:54 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: Thanks! 
2007-05-22 13:55:51 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: doug? long time no see
2007-05-22 13:56:33 [Message] alex.ragone -> EdTechTalk: Hey Doug.  Questions are welcome.
2007-05-22 13:56:33 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: Hey Arvind, has been a long while
2007-05-22 13:57:37 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: phone brb
2007-05-22 13:58:42 [Message] alex.ragone -> EdTechTalk: Jeff concentrates on core 75% of faculty.  The PowerPoint group.
2007-05-22 13:59:00 [Message] alex.ragone -> EdTechTalk: Info about the Integrate Insitiute: http://www.edtechtalk.com/node/902
2007-05-22 13:59:19 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: back
2007-05-22 13:59:36 [Message] alex.ragone -> EdTechTalk: St. John's web site: http://www.sjs.org
2007-05-22 14:01:27 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: like to hear Jeff's thoughts on "bridging" the various skill sets (low, middle, high tech users) -- strategies, approaches
2007-05-22 14:01:50 [Message] alex.ragone -> EdTechTalk: Give them a big list of topics to discuss and ask the teachers to rank what they want to learn.
2007-05-22 14:01:55 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: understand it's participants specific, but are there "general rules" for bring all stakeholders along?
2007-05-22 14:03:05 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: like the practical notions being mentioned now
2007-05-22 14:05:04 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: back
2007-05-22 14:05:17 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: busy phone today Suzanne?
2007-05-22 14:05:26 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: yep webpage down
2007-05-22 14:05:31 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: ouch
2007-05-22 14:05:39 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: yep I'll get it fixed
2007-05-22 14:05:50 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: music teacher and webmaster?
2007-05-22 14:06:16 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: sort of (blush) also play in a professional orchestra
2007-05-22 14:08:22 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: like the idea of "returning grads" -- I think the notion of "champion" is powerful in PD
2007-05-22 14:08:23 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: thanks
2007-05-22 14:08:24 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: so you have plenty of extra time for webmastering. j/k
2007-05-22 14:08:33 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: right :)
2007-05-22 14:09:02 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: my students do movie maker too
2007-05-22 14:09:42 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: movie maker is always such a pain beacuse my students want to use it on their 3 year old laptops with filled up hard drives
2007-05-22 14:09:50 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: makes it tough
2007-05-22 14:09:55 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: true
2007-05-22 14:10:37 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: giving the students more power
2007-05-22 14:11:52 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: I want a white board
2007-05-22 14:12:04 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: I use a real one now
2007-05-22 14:12:10 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: an interactive one?
2007-05-22 14:12:10 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: real= old fashioned
2007-05-22 14:12:12 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: ah
2007-05-22 14:12:14 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: yes
2007-05-22 14:12:33 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: for group class
2007-05-22 14:12:38 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: theory
2007-05-22 14:13:31 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: pretty great possibilities in music
2007-05-22 14:13:38 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: absolutely~
2007-05-22 14:15:14 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: any thoughts on "learners as teachers" and leveraging the skills of "digital natives" in terms of tech. integration?
2007-05-22 14:17:10 [Message] alex.ragone -> EdTechTalk: Don't bite off too much.
2007-05-22 14:17:16 [Message] alex.ragone -> EdTechTalk: Start small.  8-10 faculty at a time.
2007-05-22 14:19:04 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: take aways. so important
2007-05-22 14:19:16 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: whats a take away
2007-05-22 14:19:31 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: Sorry, the stream is about 30 seconds behind us
2007-05-22 14:19:32 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: got it
2007-05-22 14:19:49 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: "live" is relative when it comes to Internet bandwidth, right?
2007-05-22 14:19:55 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: yes
2007-05-22 14:20:11 [Message] alex.ragone -> EdTechTalk: Handouts. 
2007-05-22 14:20:17 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: Thanks
2007-05-22 14:20:26 [Message] alex.ragone -> EdTechTalk: As a teacher, it's ok to not know everything.
2007-05-22 14:20:32 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: it is?
2007-05-22 14:20:38 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: but not as a tech director, right?
2007-05-22 14:20:59 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: i like when people don't understand why i can't fix their cell phone
2007-05-22 14:21:22 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: I love to tell my students when I don't know an italian word in their music or something and we look it up on the computer together
2007-05-22 14:21:33 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: wikipedia to the rescue
2007-05-22 14:21:38 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: absolutely
2007-05-22 14:23:24 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: Thank You Jeff - 
2007-05-22 14:23:42 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: yes, thanks -- great stuff!
2007-05-22 14:23:46 [Message] Jeff Ritter -> EdTechTalk: You are very welcome!
2007-05-22 14:23:57 [Message] Jeff Ritter -> EdTechTalk: This has been wonderful!
2007-05-22 14:24:03 [Message] Jeff Ritter -> EdTechTalk: Thanks for the questions!
2007-05-22 14:24:31 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: it's ok :)
2007-05-22 14:24:41 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: pleasure, thank you
2007-05-22 14:24:43 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: Thanks so much
2007-05-22 14:24:59 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: He does
2007-05-22 14:25:16 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: 44, wow, that's impressive -- hard to believe it's been that many shows
2007-05-22 14:25:18 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: hey vinnie, got an AC adapter :)
2007-05-22 14:25:24 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: i know! 44, insane
2007-05-22 14:25:34 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: I have a lot of listening to do
2007-05-22 14:26:06 [Message] vinnie -> EdTechTalk: yes, and had a meeting in between
2007-05-22 14:27:34 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: I am waaaay behind in my podcast listening
2007-05-22 14:29:58 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: phone again
2007-05-22 14:31:05 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: students
2007-05-22 14:31:22 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: It isn't as bad as you think
2007-05-22 14:32:01 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: You edit
2007-05-22 14:32:25 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: Excellent
2007-05-22 14:32:38 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: Yay!
2007-05-22 14:32:44 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: we look forward to the twitter post Arvind
2007-05-22 14:32:45 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: we edit like crazy
2007-05-22 14:32:46 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: for sure
2007-05-22 14:32:50 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: from the trip!
2007-05-22 14:32:52 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: Fickr
2007-05-22 14:32:56 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: definitely
2007-05-22 14:32:58 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: that too
2007-05-22 14:33:07 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: i am taking digital photography classes in costa rica
2007-05-22 14:33:17 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: WOW!
2007-05-22 14:33:19 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: excellent
2007-05-22 14:33:23 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: with my new SLR camera. yum
2007-05-22 14:33:40 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: What is an SLR camera?
2007-05-22 14:33:49 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: single lens reflex
2007-05-22 14:33:51 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: single lens reflex.
2007-05-22 14:33:55 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: Thanks
2007-05-22 14:34:00 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: when you look through the eyepiece you are looking through the lens
2007-05-22 14:34:08 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: nice
2007-05-22 14:34:14 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: high quality shots
2007-05-22 14:34:28 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: love it
2007-05-22 14:34:35 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: That would help quite a bit I have a digital rebel but now I am experimenting with my handicam
2007-05-22 14:35:06 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: i have a digital rebel xti
2007-05-22 14:35:07 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: that's SLR
2007-05-22 14:35:21 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: about to drop too much cash on new lenses
2007-05-22 14:35:37 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: IT is?? It's my father's but he never uses it so when I go on vacations etc I use it
2007-05-22 14:35:45 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: Oh yeah
2007-05-22 14:35:49 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: Macros Yay
2007-05-22 14:36:00 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: digital rebel, yup. great camera
2007-05-22 14:36:04 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: :)
2007-05-22 14:36:09 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: I love world bridges
2007-05-22 14:36:11 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: yeah, i want a wide angle now
2007-05-22 14:36:17 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: sweet
2007-05-22 14:36:26 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: Video conferencing yes
2007-05-22 14:36:36 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: operator11 is great
2007-05-22 14:36:50 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: saw it in action on the weekend, very impressive
2007-05-22 14:36:57 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: writing it down with pen and paper
2007-05-22 14:37:05 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: not familiar with operator 11
2007-05-22 14:37:07 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: http
2007-05-22 14:37:31 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: we need to video conf. our Suzuki Teacher Conf. And I want to moderate
2007-05-22 14:37:37 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: http://operator11.com/
2007-05-22 14:38:00 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: thanks for listening everyone!
2007-05-22 14:38:08 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: see you next week
2007-05-22 14:38:10 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: Thanks for doing this for us!
2007-05-22 14:38:18 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: see you next week :)
2007-05-22 14:38:20 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: same place, same time next week
2007-05-22 14:38:21 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: great
2007-05-22 14:38:25 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: nice to "meet" you finally
2007-05-22 14:38:30 [Message] suzannebarraclough -> EdTechTalk: yes
2007-05-22 14:38:31 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: thanks all, great show
2007-05-22 14:38:35 [Message] DS -> EdTechTalk: ttys
2007-05-22 14:38:39 [Message] arvind -> EdTechTalk: good to see you again Doug



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