EdTechSomething#0 @eduquestion possibilities for show reboot March 30, 2014
While the EdTechWeekly Show has been 'on hiatus' for quite a while, our skype group chat has remained active. Yesterday Dave posted...
I just had an idea for resurrecting edtechtalk...
twitter hashtag #Edneeds (or something better)
use ifttt to automagically get it to post to a wordpress account
carry other tags as category
encourage people (through sharing service on the wordpress) to volunteer answers
do a weekly review show going over some of the cooler problems/solutions
would take an hour to build
15 minutes of prep before show
done and done
Jen & Jeff were on board right away and (of course) John had his curmudgeonly doubts, but we were all quite pleased to Hangout together again on a Sunday Night/Monday Morning and discuss possibilities.
We talk about open learning and open educational resources in K-12 education. We discuss the benefits and challenges of open resources, such as the new K-12 OER Community of Practice, http://www.k12opened.com/community/ and how online spaces like this and others might be used to support educators in opening up their practice.
During Alex and arvind's spring break, Vinnie joins in and the group takes a tour of Vinnie's school's new maker space. Check out the great video images. We also talk books, Anil Dash only retweeting women for a year, and the next show.
Thanks to kind listener Kevin who wrote in, this edition has both the video replay (below) and the audio podcast (attached). It's a little tricky to go from YouTube to QuickTime to iTunes to here, but it works! Podcasting has come a long way.
Enjoy this week's show where Alex, Vinnie, and arvind discuss, "what do learners really want?"
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