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TTT#362 Art Teachers Connect! w/ Jake Jacobs, Colleen Rose and Chelsie Meyer 9.4.13


65:39 minutes (45.08 MB)

On this episode of TTT, art teachers chat and make plans for connecting their students: Jake Jacobs, Colleen Rose, and Chelsie Meyer.

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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and to find many links to the resources shared during this episode of TTT.


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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TTT#360 What's new at Gooru? with Jo Paraiso, Timothy Burke, Leah Jensen, and Andrew Wyndham 8.21.13


64:52 minutes (44.54 MB)

Join us on this episode of TTT for a conversation about curriculum building and sharing using the new (beta) Gooru: Search Engine for Learning http://www.goorulearning.org/

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Paul Allison and Chris Sloan host:

  • Jo Paraiso, teacher at Fremont High School, Oakland and Educating for Democracy in the Digital Age member
  • Timothy Burke, School Partnerships at Gooru
  • Leah Jensen, Instructional Tech Lead at Oakland Unified School District
  • Andrew Wyndham, School Partnerships at Gooru

We brainstorm several use-case possibilities such as:

  • What if students used Gooru to keep a portfolio of the articles they've read, podcasts they've listened to, videos they've viewed?
  • How could teachers and students build collections together, using the copy tools in Gooru?
  • How can we use resource narrations and the new Classpages to guide and inspire students as they are using different collections?

We hope you enjoy this conversation between teachers re-imagining online education using Gooru, and if you missed the first TTT webcast with Gooru you can listen to the recording here: http://edtechtalk.com/node/5165

Enjoy!

TTT#359 Scaffolding the Blogging Process with Teachers in the Dakota Writing Project's Digital Writing Sandbox 7.31.13


66:42 minutes (45.8 MB)

Michelle Rogge Gannon and I invite you to join us on this episode of TTT (which was recorded 7.31.13). Earlier in the summer, Michelle wrote:

Some of the teachers in the Dakota Writing Project Digital Writing Sandbox are asking for resources on scaffolding the blogging process and on evaluating blog entries. I wondered if you might have some resources that you would be willing to share or if you could point to some that might be useful.

"Scaffolding the blogging process and evaluating blog entries" sounded like a great discussion to for Teachers Teaching Teachers, so we invited Michelle and her colleagues to join us toward the end of July.

In addition to these questions, we also asked about anything that these teachers are learning together in the Dakota Writing Project Sandbox, which is described on their web site http://sites.usd.edu/dwp/sandbox :

Taking a 21st-century approach, the Dakota Writing Project Digital Writing Marathon provides educators with a thoughtful, intensive, collaborative exploration of a variety of technology environments and strategies for integrating writing and adapting these technologies appropriately for the classroom. The marathon is offered entirely online, with both synchronous (real-time) and asynchronous communication and activities, with the majority of online work occurring in July 2013, January 2014, and May 2014. The marathon is taught by Dakota Writing Project teacher-consultants with extensive experience in integrating writing and technology for the classroom.

It was a lot of fun to meet and speak with these wonderful educators:

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