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TTT#376 - Dasani: Invisible Child Conversations with Virginia Vitzthum and Jake Jacobs - 12.18.13


59:33 minutes (40.9 MB)

The NY Times Invisible Child: Dasani articles http://www.nytimes.com/projects/2013/invisible-child/#/?chapt=1 are our focus on this episode of TTT.

Paul Allison @paulallison is joined by one of his colleagues from New Directions Secondary School http://ndssonline.org, Jake Jacobs @NYarteacher and by Virginia Vitzthum @myblinddate , Editor of Youth Communications' Represent magazine http://www.representmag.org/ The youth-written stories in Represent give inspiration and information to teens in foster care while offering staff insight into those teens’ struggles.


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TTT#361 Taking Summer Experiences into the Future 8.28.13


66:20 minutes (45.55 MB)

Summers are often filled with exploring and learning. This summer was no exception for many students and teachers. Join teachers and students from IDEC 2013 and the Youth Voices Summer Program on this episode of TTT, recorded 8.28.13 We talk about about amazing experiences of learning and being together this past summer, and perhaps most importantly, we ask how these experiences were coming with us into the fall.

We are joined by both teachers and youths who worked together in the New York City Writing Projects Youth Voices Summer Program http://youthvoices.net/summer2013 and teachers and students who attended IDEC 2013 http://www.idec2013.org/

What an exciting group to ask: What future do you want to create?

Monika Hardy and Paul Allison host Karen Fasimpaur, Grace Raffaele, Jim Nordlinger, Marina Lombardo, Cristian Buendia, Eva Martinez, Darcy Bedortha, Amori Richards, Javarius Jones, Darcy Bedortha, Jerry Aero, Aliyah Hayes, Sabrina Joy Stevens, Matt Murrie, and Tolu Olorunda


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Designers for Learning Webcast 12


46:22 minutes (42.45 MB)

This Designers for Learners webcast was broadcast live on Wednesday, December 4, 2013. The webcast focused on opportunities to develop service-learning and Open Educational Resource (OER) projects to support General Educational Development (GED) test preparation. Jennifer Maddrell was joined by guests with extensive experience in OER development, including Ronda Neugebauer of Lumen Learning http://www.lumenlearning.com, and Quill West, OER Director at Tacoma Community College (http://open.tacomacc.edu).

21st Century Learning - Dec 4, 2013

Today we had noted author Catherine Steiner-Adair join us to discuss her newest book, The Big Disconnect - protecting childhood and family relationships in the digital age. Catherine is refreshingly balanced in her outlook and approach. Take a listen to her practical advice for parents and educators.

21st Century Learning #201 - November 20, 2013

Hi everyone, enjoy our show from this week when we discuss the NYSAIS Assistant Heads/Division Heads Conference that Alex and arvind attended. The conference was on time, space, and curriculum, and arvind presented on a panel about scheduling. We also reviewed Edith Ackerman's powerful presentation at the conference.

In two weeks, 12/4/13 at 1:30p EST we are having a guest, Catherine Steiner-Adair, author of The Big Disconnect. Don't miss it. We'll have a Google Hangout with a Q&A space. Mark your calendar!

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