Holly Groder and Kaye Rabel joined Jennifer Maddrell this week on the Designers for Learning webcast at EdTechTalk.com. Holly and Kaye are graduate students in the Instructional Design and Technology program at Old Dominion University. Both recently completed pro bono projects with clients in a Consulting Skills for Instructional Designers course. They discussed their experiences working with real clients in authentic applied learning projects conducted outside the safe haven of the classroom. Based on their experiences, as well as their perspectives as instructional designers, they contemplated how similar service-learning projects could support students in online or blended courses.
Find out more about the Designers for Learning project at http://designersforlearning.org/ or contact Jennifer Maddrell on Twitter @jenm with questions or comments.
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Birmingham poets age 13-20 have a chance to participate in Brave New Voices 2013, a festival that will be held in Chicago in August. BNV is a network of more than 70 organizations that hosts a HBO series that "captures teenager picking up the pen and taking hold of the microphone with passion, intelligence, creativity, honesty and power," according to the BNV web site.
We celebrate poetry with young poets from Birmingham, Alabama on this episode of Teachers Teaching Teachers.
Along with the youths, we are joined by:
Beth Sanders @MsSandersTHS Educator working on making a ruckus. Social justice, technology equality, educational equity for everyone. Youth Converts Culture Co-Founder. ADE Class of 2013. Birmingham, Alabama
Al Elliott @ellication Dad. Educator. Learner. Currently serving as a 5th Grade Teacher + Green Valley Elementary | Hoover City Schools | Real Life Poets, Inc. [Board Member]
John Paul Taylor @reallifepoets and Chaniya O'Bey The Real Life Poets Inc. is a 501 c3 non-profit community service organization that uses and encourages communication using spoken word poetry and the arts. Birmingham, Alabama http://reallifepoets.org
This episode is a follow up to TTT#351 Teachers Speaking Up w/ Jesse Hagopian, Diana Laufenberg, José Vilson, Steven Zemelman, Pat Delaney, Maribeth Whitehouse http://edtechtalk.com/node/5198 -- and we plan more on this topic later this summer.
Jen Ochoa's "Give Them an Apple, or a Hug: Help Teachers and Students Survive Testing" http://www.wnyc.org/blogs/schoolbook/2013/apr/16/give-them-an-apple-or-a-hug-help-teachers-and-students-survive-testing/
Lisa Neilsen's group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/homeschoolingunschooling/ A place where parents, students, teens, and teachers frustrated with traditional schooling can come together to discuss the more effective options they are pursuing. Conversations often address things like opting out of testing and other traditional schooling issues.
Click Read more to see the chat that was happening during this live webcast.
Jim Gee joins this episode of TTT, discussing his book, The Anti-Education Era: Creating Smarter Students through Digital Learning. On this episode, we continue the conversation we started on TTT#350 http://edtechtalk.com/node/5197. Enjoy!
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