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Parents as Partners Episode #52 September 24, 2012 Brainstorming Presenters and show ideas


33:44 minutes (7.72 MB)

Monday Night September 24, 2012 was the Opening show for the 2012-2013 season. Show hosts Lorna Costantini and Maria Fisk hosted a brainstorming session to gather ideas for the fall shows. @jeanninestamand @shannoninottawa @pgeorge @rggillespie @/DrThomasHo joined and shared some great ideas. 

They included: 

  • recall guests from the first few webcasts to check on progress and successes.
  • Host a school council meeting to model how to use BlackBoard Collaborate   and other webcasting software 
  • Share tech tools that people are using to connect with parents
  • cyclical issues throughout the school year such as parent-teacher conferences, report cards
  • food/treats/snacks during class parties and how to meet the needs of all student 

They also gave us a list of possible presenters and they will be announced shortly.

Please continue to share ideas for topics or presenters by completing the following form.

Click Read more to find the form and the chat from this episode of Parents as Parnters.

 

TTT#315 Digital Storyteller/Maker/String Arts Master/3rd Spacer, Fred Mindlin & Sculptor, Ed Martinez w/ Kelsey Shelhart 9.19.12


61:10 minutes (42 MB)

On this episode of TTT teachersteachingteachers.org/feed/podcast, find out what Digital Storyteller/Maker/String Arts Master/3rd Spacer, Fred Mindlin is up to with Metal Sculptor, Ed Martinez at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History.

 

 

Last week, Ed Martinez started a 5-week series of workshops with students to create another in a group of mobiles he’s been working on representing the forage species of the local marine environment in Santa Cruz, California. Fred MIndlin is facilitating student sharing of reflection and analysis about the process and its meaning. Read more about this project at http://forage.storyreach.com/, and see more about Ed’s work at http://junkartscramble.com/

This is a relaxed, reflective, and insightful conversation, thanks in large part to the comments and questions from 8th-grader, Kelsey Shelhart.

Please join our dialogue by adding your comments on this Vialogue:

 

 

TTT#313 Play Youth Voices with Erick Gordon, Jeremy Hyler, Jennifer Woollven, Len Schiff, Valerie Burton, Fred Haas 9.05.12


64:59 minutes (44.62 MB)

On this episode of TTT http://www.teachersteachingteachers.org/feed/podcast/ , we talk about a new endeavor at Youth Voices http://youthvoices.net/play where students are invited "to become a social media power user through commenting on other players’ posts, responding to literary and informational texts, doing long-term research projects, composing, revising, and publishing with text and media, and becoming a self-directed learner."

We're looking for teachers of English, history and social studies, arts and media, and science to come play with the Common Core Standards on Youth Voices.

Our guests on this episode are:

Erick Gordon's profile photo Erick Gordon Jeremy Hyler's profile photo Jeremy Hyler Chris Sloan's profile photo Chris Sloan Jennifer Woollven's profile photo Jennifer Woollven

Len Schiff's profile photo Len Schiff Valerie Burton's profile photo Valerie Burton monika hardy's profile photo monika hardyFred Haas's profile photo Fred Haas

Click Read More to see the many details of this new game, available at Youth Voices http://youthvoices.net/play

TTT#307 Jimmy Santiago Baca, Medical Humanities, and Narrative Medicine with Rex Veeder, Sara Wedeman, Michael MacBride 7.25.12


65:09 minutes (44.73 MB)

More about Jimmy Santiago Baca, his poetry and his inspiration on this episode of TTT (recorded earlier this summer). We are joined by +Rex Veeder, +Sara Wedeman, and +Michael MacBride.

Rex writes: I am gathering some folks to talk about Medical Humanities and Narrative Medicine and it's relationship to education K through Higher Ed.

Also:

The survive and thrive conference and festival as an example of a different kind of conference for writing, art, education, science, and medicine (integrated), and the the Baca/Gleik kickistarter as an example of the principles in action -- how does an event reveal the relationships inherent in putting what we learn into practice?

This was the second of two shows http://edtechtalk.com/node/5118 this summer to help our some of our colleagues reach their Kickstarter goal of raising $50,000 to complete a documentary about Jimmy Santiabo Baca. They went beyoud their goal, and (according to a recent email) are busy at work.

On the earlier show, we met teachers +Denise VanBriggle and +Kym Sheehan as well as filmmaker +Daniel Glick. They told us more about a film project called "A Place to Stand,” which Daniel is making. The three of them used Kickstarter to raise money to finish a feature-length documentary about the life and poetry of Jimmy Santiago Baca http://www.jimmysantiagobaca.com

On a recent post on the National Writing Project's Connect http://connect.nwp.org/national/blog/16429/join-us-support-place-stand-documentary Denise and Kym write:

A Place to Stand is a documentary film (http://kck.st/NsBX8g) about New Mexico poet Jimmy Santiago Baca and his transformation in the 1970s from an illiterate convict to a celebrated poet. Since his release, Jimmy has become one of the foremost Mexican American poets in America.

We're not viewing this as just a film. For us, this is about service. Jimmy’s memoir and poetry have inspired prisoners to leave gangs, drug addicts to stay clean, and countless others to dramatically shift the course of their lives. A Place to Stand will make his inspiring story and poetry available to many who would never find it otherwise. Free copies will be given to detention centers, prisons and schools for at-risk youth, coupled with programming designed to help people find in themselves what Jimmy found through his poetry: a place to stand in life, a sense of self-worth, and a reason to live.

 

TTT#305 NMC Horizon Report > 2012 K-12 Edition w/ Samantha Adams, Jack West, Jeremy Hyler, and Erin Wilkey Oh 7.11.12


67:24 minutes (46.28 MB)

On this episode of TTT (recorded earlier in the summer), join Samantha Adams and Jack West, along with Jeremy Hyler and Erin Wilkey Oh to learn more about mobiles, tablets, games, PLE's, augumented reality, and natural user interfaces.

If you haven't read it yet, after listening to TTT#305 you'll want to read the NMC Horizon Report > 2012 K-12 Edition. You can get the report at the NMC site: http://www.nmc.org/publications/2012-horizon-report-k12 or you can join the conversation about on the report at the NWP's Digital Is: http://digitalis.nwp.org/resource/3977.

Jack West's profile photoErin Wilkey Oh's profile photomonika hardy's profile photoJeremy Hyler's profile photoSamantha Adams's profile photoChris Sloan's profile photo
Our guests include:
  • Samatha Adams, Director of Communications at the New Media Consortium (NMC), and here are some of the things Samantha does athe NMC:
    • Lead writer and researcher for the Horizon Report series (http://www.nmc.org/horizon-project/horizon-reports)
    • Lead writer/editor - web and print
    • Community manager, social media strategist and analyst
    • Membership, press, and public outreach
    • Webinar production/hosting
    • Content manager for all nmc websites, including nmc.org and navigator.nmc.org
    • Project analysis and user experience for NMC partners -- mainly large companies
  • Jack West, physics teachers and advisory board member for the NMC Horizon Report > 2012 K-12 Report. Advisory Board members are the ones who actually vote in the specific technologies to the report.

Click Read more to see a copy of the chat that was happening during the webcast.

 

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