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EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #11 for July 21, 2006

EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #11 for July 21, 2006:

Open Source, ePortfolios, Moodle, Drupal, Elgg, Open Source Schools, Exeter, FunnyMonkey.com

Our guests included:
Steve Kossakoski - Assistant Superintendent, Technology & Research for SAU-16 in Exeter, NH and a pioneering open source practitioner - See http://www.k12opensource.org/ & http://www.spdc.org/ Steve Haragon from http://www.k12opensource.com/
Bill Fitzgerald from http://www.funnymonkey.com/

An Exciting Conversation about the use of open source software and its uses in schools. See the show notes for amazing links that were shared during the conversation.



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EdTechTalk#55 - A Discussion about Communities with Nancy White

EdTechTalk#55
July 20, 2006
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We had a fantastic interview with Nancy White this afternoon. We talked about online collaboration, the difference between blogging and elgging, and discussed various ways to address and deal with online collaborations. If you are currently collaborating online or plan to, Nancy's perspective is a must-hear.


Key Nancy White links

EdTechTalk#54

EdTechTalk#54
July 16, 2006

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A good old fashion edtech news roundup. Jeff and Dave talk about Conroe and flash chats (see show notes below) and Dave does a preliminary roundup of the world of Mobile Education.
Show Notes & Chat Transcript Below

EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #10: SLA, Education Bridges, Info Literacy

EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #10 for July 14, 2006:

Arvind discusses his visit to Science Leadership Academy and what he thought of the school.

Education Bridges Elgg Server - Alex installed Elgg on the WorldBridges.net server and he and arvind are the only two users. Sign up - tell us what you are into, and let's start collaborating via Elgg.

Alex's Information Literacy Curriculum Wiki. Alex and his department are collaborating on a K-12 Information Literacy skills matrix this summer. The matrix will have stories to give examples how to use the different skills in your classroom. Check it out --- tell us your Information Literacy story.



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EdTechTalk#53 - LibraryFest with Joyce Valenza

EdTechTalk#53 - LibraryFest
July 9, 2006
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We had a very entertaining conversation with School Librarian Extraordinaire Joyce Valenza this week. We talked about the place of librarians and libraries in 2006, about all the great work that librarians are doing and about how libraries may evolve in the future. It's a great introduction to what's happening in the world of Libraries 2.0.

 

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