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21st Century Learning: Professional Development Best Practices

EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #25
Professional Development Best Practices
December 12, 2006
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A conversation about Professional Development best practices based the NYCIST Faculty Professional Development Meeting held on December 6, 2006. Highlights from that meeting can be found on the School Computing Wiki.


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.


 

21st Century Learning: NYSAIS EdTech 2006 Summary...

21st Century Learning Special Edition
from the NYSAIS EdTech conference 2006
November 17, 2006



Presentations from the NYSAIS EdTech 2006 Conference at Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY.

Here they are:

The Ultimate Literacy ? Information Literacy” - by Rob Darrow

Global Assignments for a Web Connected World - Alan November & Will Richardson

Students Online: Realities, Issues and Solutions - Doug Fodeman & Marje Monroe

The Eight Competencies of Online Interaction: What Should We Be Learning and Doing? - Nancy White & Dave Cormier

Percolatage: Remixing at the World Café - Nancy White & Dave Cormier

There is lots more at http://www.nycist.net/d/mohonk2006. Enjoy.




21st Century Learning #20: Bill Fitzgerald on DrupalEd

EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #20
A Conversation with Bill Fitzgerald on Drupal in Education
October 31, 2006
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We had an excellent conversation with Bill Fitzgerald, from FunnyMonkey.com, OpenAcademic.org and the brand spankin new DrupalEd Distribution on how Drupal fits into education. The goal of the show was to create a cookbook for a conference site with Drupal -- we got to it in the last 10 minutes! Thanks to Bill for his time and the excellent conversation.

If you're interested in getting involved in the Drupal Education movement, join the Drupal Documentation Listserv,comment on the DrupalEd Distribution page, and join DrupalEd Drupal.

Past Shows on Drupal, Elgg, and Open Source:

# 11 - Open Source Show
# 17 - The Read/Write Web Conference

Other Drupal Resources:

About Drupal
Drupal Wikipedia Entry
CMS Academy Drupal
Drupal Page at the School Computing Wiki




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