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TTT#377 Dasani: Invisible Child Conversations w/ Marina Lombardo, Maribeth Whitehouse, Stephanie West-Puckett, Al Elliott 1.8.14


63:39 minutes (43.71 MB)

On this episode of TTT we offer a conversation about the NY Times articles on Dasani: Invisible Child http://www.nytimes.com/projects/2013/invisible-child/#/?chapt=1

We are joined by:

Marina Lombardo Maribeth Whitehouse Stephanie West-Puckett Al Elliott

We were moved the NY Times articles and the issues they raise. Many of us teach students similar to Dasani, and this Times series gives us a great opportunity to talk about the issues that students like her present in our classrooms.

This is our third conversation about Dasani and students who face similar challenges, and what it's like to be teachers in schools with students facing the challenges of poverty. Also see:

We'd love to know what your perspectives are on the issues raised in the Times series.
 


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TTT#368 Connected Ed-Teacher Voice w/ Meenoo Rami, Kevin Hodgson, Karen Fasimpaur, Jo Paraiso, Chad Sansing, Maribeth Whitehouse


61:44 minutes (42.39 MB)

Teacher voice is our theme on this episode of TTT recorded on 10.16.13 in the middle of Connected Educators Month http://connectededucators.org/. Raising teacher voice is an ongoing theme on TTT, and we welcomed this opportunity to re-join the conversations that we hosted in May and June, 2013:

  • TTT#351 Teachers Speaking Up http://edtechtalk.com/node/5198
    On this... episode... we talk about how, when, why, and where to speak up!
     
  • TTT#353 Teachers Speaking Uphttp://edtechtalk.com/node/5200
    A provocative conversation about Teachers Speaking Up w/@AndreaZellner, @KSchulten, @StevenZemelman, @Ochoajen @MsSandersTHS, @meenoorami, and Pat Delaney

On this episode of TTT we are joined by:

Meenoo Rami's profile photo Meenoo Rami Kevin Hodgson's profile photo Kevin Hodgson Karen Fasimpaur's profile photo Karen Fasimpaur
Johanna Paraiso's profile photo Johanna Paraiso Chandler Sansing's profile photo Chandler Sansing Maribeth Whitehouse's profile photo Maribeth Whitehouse


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TTT#378 A Case for Food Literacy w/ Joseph Franzen, Brent Peters, Lauren Goldberg, Devin Brown, Elfe Dona, Karen Fasimpaur 1.15


67:32 minutes (46.37 MB)

Calling all gardeners, foodies, and critical inquirers! On this episode of TTT meet teachers who have been developing amazing projects around food. We are joined by Joseph Franzen and Brent Peters along with one of their students, Devin Brown. In additon Lauren Goldberg, Elfe Dona, and Karen Fasimpaur add to this rich conversation about what happens when we focus on the relationships students have with food.

Here are a couple of teasers:

Before becoming an English teacher and Bread Loaf student, Brent Peters worked as a chef at the Mayan Café in Louisville, Kentucky. Joe Franzen has been an urban gardener, sustainability enthusiast, environmental educator, and kitchen magician for years. He has turned Fern Creek Traditional High School into an "edible campus."

Read more at "The Case For Food Literacy" on the Bread Loaf Teacher Network Journal http://sites.middlebury.edu/bltnmag/2012/10/25/food-literacy/

See how Joe and Brent helped connect their students from Louisville with youths in the Navajo Nation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJoEdHe-p3s

Also take a look at Lauren Goldberg's article in the English Journal, "Herbivores, Carnivores, and Literavores: Argument and Appetite in the Classroom"http://www.ncte.org/library/NCTEFiles/Resources/Journals/EJ/1026-jul2013/EJ1026Herb.pdf

We'd love to hear how your students have used food, gardening, and critical inquiry in their learning. What a rich place this is for learning -- for all of us!


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21st Century Learning - March 5, 2014


17:46 minutes (20.34 MB)

Thanks to kind listener Kevin who wrote in, this edition has both the video replay (below) and the audio podcast (attached). It's a little tricky to go from YouTube to QuickTime to iTunes to here, but it works! Podcasting has come a long way.

Enjoy this week's show where Alex, Vinnie, and arvind discuss, "what do learners really want?"

 

21st Century Learning - March 19, 2014


24:55 minutes (28.51 MB)

During Alex and arvind's spring break, Vinnie joins in and the group takes a tour of Vinnie's school's new maker space. Check out the great video images. We also talk books, Anil Dash only retweeting women for a year, and the next show.

 

TTT#386 Celebrating Open Education Week 2014 w/ Karen Fasimpaur, Verena Roberts, Greg McVerry, Ian O'Bryne, Nate Otto 3.12.14


65:12 minutes (44.77 MB)

On this episode of TTT we celebrate Open Education Week 2014 http://www.openeducationweek.org/ with:

We talk about open learning and open educational resources in K-12 education. We discuss the benefits and challenges of open resources, such as the new K-12 OER Community of Practice, http://www.k12opened.com/community/ and how online spaces like this and others might be used to support educators in opening up their practice.

K-12 Open Educational Resources Community of Practice from Karen Fasimpaur on Vimeo.

 


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EdTechSomething#0 - The EdTechWeekly Gang Rides Again @Eduquestion


59:05 minutes (27.04 MB)

EdTechSomething#0
@eduquestion possibilities for show reboot

March 30, 2014

While the EdTechWeekly Show has been 'on hiatus' for quite a while, our skype group chat has remained active. Yesterday Dave posted...

I just had an idea for resurrecting edtechtalk...
twitter hashtag #Edneeds (or something better)
use ifttt to automagically get it to post to a wordpress account
carry other tags as category
encourage people (through sharing service on the wordpress) to volunteer answers
do  a weekly review show going over some of the cooler problems/solutions
would take an hour to build
15 minutes of prep before show
done and done
Jen & Jeff were on board right away and (of course) John had his curmudgeonly doubts, but we were all quite pleased to Hangout together again on a Sunday Night/Monday Morning and discuss possibilities. 

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21st Century Learning - April 2, 2014


17:50 minutes (20.41 MB)

Alex, Vinnie, and arvind discuss students learning how to learn, and share three examples from their schools about long-term projects, with students in charge of their own learning.

I Have a Question #1 - Motivating Participation and Feedback in Online Learning


30:57 minutes (14.17 MB)

I Have a Question 
April 6, 2014

How Can We Motivate Participation and Feedback in Online Learning?

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I Have a Question#2: Motivating educators to overcome barriers to change


30:23 minutes (27.82 MB)

I Have a Question
Overcoming Teachers' Initial Barriers to Change
April 13, 2014


Featured Question
From Carla Arena: " I'm always interested in how we motivate educators to overcome their initial barriers to change. I've had some clues from this past decade working with very inspiring educators, but we can always learn from others and their own strategies."


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Stay Tuned to our I Have a Question#3 Event Page for details and discussions about our next show.

Upcoming Questions

 From Benjamin L. Stewart
How can instruction and assessment (not accreditation) "live as one" within an online course. 

 From Clarissa Bezerra
Best ways to approach/handle teenage smart-phone use/addiction <nervous-thumbs syndrome> :) in the classroom? 

 

If you have thoughts on these or questions of your own, please share them on...
  Twitter:  @eduquestion    #eduquestion
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