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It's Elementary #30, Wikis in Education


22:33 minutes (5.16 MB)

JeffUtechtIt’s Elementary interviewed Jeff Utech from the Thinking Stick.  After a roller coaster ride on the Ustream train and some very interesting audio looping :-), we were able to salvage the last 20 minutes of the conversation.  Thanks to all that showed your patience and support during our live show and especially to Jeff Utech for his spirit of collaboration and a great example of an edtech superstar.  Make sure to check out all the great links in the Text Chat 

It's Elementary #29, School Websites


63:19 minutes (14.49 MB)Silvia Tolisano
In this edition this edition of It's Elementary we discussed school websites with Silvia Tolisano from langwitches blog.  Silvia shared her experience with school websites. She told about the transition from a static website to her new wordpress format school website. Each teacher has their own blog linked to the school website.  We discussed the options available for your website especially looking at having a walled garden. Have a listen and find out more about building and having a successful school website.  Click on attachment to view Text Chat.

It's Elementary #28, Educon 2.1


47:26 minutes (10.86 MB)

educon2.1

It’s Elementary #28 was a preview of an upcoming conference, Educon2.1. The conference will be held in Philadelphia at the Science Leadership Academy. Chris Lehman, the principal at SLA, was on our show. Also on the show were SLA teachers Tim Best and Zac Chase. One of the innovative sessions will be a virtual session led by Julie Lindsay, Qatar, and Vicki Davis, Georgia. Vicki was on the show to preview her session, which will be a connection between Educon and the Flat Classroom Conference in Qatar. Vicki and Julie will both be in Qatar and connect virtually with Educon. This is modeling the very skills we want the children in our schools to exhibit. More information about our show is available at It’s Elementary on edublogs.

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It's Elementary #27, 21st Century Literacies


76:48 minutes (17.58 MB)

Angela Maiers
It’s Elementary show # 27 was a discussion with Angela Maiers about
21st century literacies. Angela is located in Clive, Iowa and currently
works as an independent consultant with both schools and employers. She
explained the brain research that is the foundation for these literacy
strategies was first discussed in the literature five decades ago. 
Angela divides these literacies into several important categories
(quoting from her website):

 

 

It's Elementary #26, CCK08


46:10 minutes (10.57 MB)

Have a listen as the It's Elementary Team discusses the Connectivsm Course facilitated by Stephen Downes and George Siemens with our Guests Bradley Shoebottom, [ http://bradleyshoebottom.wordpress.com/ ] and Wendy Drexler [ http://teachweb2.blogspot.com/ ]With Dave Comier coming in to join the conversation.  Click on attachment to view the chat.

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