21st Century Learning #24: Faculty Professional Development

EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #24
Faculty Professional Development
December 5, 2006
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A conversation about Faculty Professional Development. We were joined by Bill Knauer, Director of Technology at Packer Collegiate School. The conversation began with three recent blog posts:

Arvind's Teachers Need Objectives
Bill Knauer on Packer's Tall Tuesdays
and Richard Kassissieh's on Laptop Computers and Teacher Change

Please check out the School Computing Wiki for notes from the meeting and the NYCIST (New York Independent School Technologists) web site and for the podcast (up soon) with even better thoughts and ideas about faculty professional development.


Ed Tech Weekly #10 - News from around the edutechosphere

December 3, 2006
Internet messaging, edublog awards, northern voice and much more

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21st Century Learning #23: Technology Projects

EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #23
Technology Projects in our Schools
November 28, 2006
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A conversation about the new projects that we are working on at our schools this year. Inspired by: K12Converge: From the Trenches. We discussed iPods, Video, Podcasting, Tablet PCs, SmartBoards, Faculty Professional Development and many other topics. We also started a new segment: Heard in our Schools. Check out the audio for details...

EdTechTalk#72 - Discussion with Stephen Downes and Mike King of IBM

November 27, 2006
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A conversation between Stephen Downes and Michael King.
Topics discussed included:
  •  IBM as a consulting company - what that means
  •  IBM's attitude toward open source - how does it view other players - Sun, Novell
  •  The IBM patent portfolio - does IBM risk being a patent troll - the SCO lawsuit - progress
  •  IBM in e-learning specifically - Lotus, Domino - still in the game?
  •  IBM and the Blackboard patent - company position - message?
  •  Toward the development of open educational resources? Tools - services - product?

EdTechWeely#9 - EdTech News Roundup

November 26, 2006
Search engines, Dimdim, Spamalot, Extensions, & more

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