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Interview 23 | Barbara Tallent and Tina Schneider of LiveBinders

Chris Carter talks with Barbara Tallent and Tina Schneider of LiveBinders.   LiveBinders is an impressive online resource that serves as any number of digital 3-ring binders for teachers, students, administrators, mayors … you name it!  Their combined talents, bringing together the creativity and skills of their Liberal Arts and Business Administration backgrounds, has created […]

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Interview 22 | Julie Lindsay of the Flat Classroom Project

Michael Boll talks with Julie Lindsay of the Flat Classroom Project.   Julie, along with Vicki Davis, created a fantastic and powerful collaboration movement for students of nearly all ages.  Their efforts are helping bring understanding and dialog between disparate groups of students about the world around us. Julie’s Bio Julie is an enthusiastic, global educator, leader […]

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Interview 21 | Tony Tovar and Project Based Learning in the Classroom

Michael sits down for an instudio interview with Tony Tovar,  a Grade Six teacher at Concordia International School, Shanghai. Tony is a pro at project based learning and has been doing it for a number of years.   He shares his insights and experiences with this innovative, popular and effective teaching methodology. Podcast: Play in […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 17 | Bringing Badges to Your Organization

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the use of digital badges and share their tech tips. Show Notes http://thejournal.com/articles/2013/05/16/moodle-25-adds-open-badges-support-bootstrap-theme.aspx?=THE21 Moodle HQ has released Moodle 2.5, a major update to the widely distributed open source learning management system. The new version also adds support for badges, allowing teachers and institutions to award badges to users for work accomplished based on various criteria, […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 16 | Project Based Learning

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss Project Based Learning and share their tech tips. Articles of Interest http://tech2learn.wikispaces.com/Project-Based+Learning Looking for useful resources? Start here! http://plpnetwork.com/pbl-resources/ A resource of resources. Rich! http://pblinstitute.com/ Excellent annual learning opportunity! http://www.slideshare.net/ShellTerrell/project-base-learning-on-mobile-devices An exciting presentation that is packed full of useful hints, tips, and information, yet does require that the viewer take the information and work with […]

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Interview 20 | Shannon McClintock Miller on how libraries are changing

Posted on May 9, 2013 by Chris.Carter in Interview, Podcast Meet the impressively energetic, enthusiastic, and shockingly capable Shannon McClintock Miller. Shannon is the Teacher Librarian & Technology Integrationist who loves connecting, creating, change, advocacy & NOISE. Shannon also is a Teacher Librarian Educational Consultant for Mackin Educational Resources and Rosen Publishing, a presenter and […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 15 | Game Based Learning: Get Your Game On!

  Chris, Jamie and Michael talk all about GBL, Game Based Learning. Articles of the week http://www.ted.com/talks/daphne_bavelier_your_brain_on_video_games.html I appreciate the fact that this research scientist actually uses data rather than hearsay and common wisdom. http://www.ted.com/talks/jane_mcgonigal_gaming_can_make_a_better_world.html?source=twitter&awesm=on.ted.com_dYQn#.UYjDDZopR7t.twitter Simply an impressive TED Talk! http://blog.cengage.com/?p=862 Games – whether casual or immersive, single player or multi-player – demand the full focus of the participant on […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 14 | Understanding MOOCs

  Chris, Jamie and Michael talk all about MOOC, Massive Open Online Courses. Articles of the week Markup – Annotate, Grade, and Sign PDF Documents, Contracts, Forms, Notes, Papers, Assignments, and Blueprints for iPad on the iTunes App Store Description Markup is the easiest way to annotate documents on the iPad. Markup is a game-changer for teachers, who can now […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 13 | No More Digital Cheetos For You

  Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the week New Survey Uncovers Big Trends In Online Learning | Edudemic The role of online learning in education is a hot topic right now. But who is actually taking advantage of this service? Teachers? Students? Who is using it bolster their academic […]

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Interview 19 | Kathy Gordon and The Flipped Classroom

  Michael Boll talks with Kathy Gordon about flipping the classroom.   Kathy is a Math Teacher at Concordia International School Shanghai. Kathy has been flipping her High School Math class for a couple of years and is enjoying the benefits of it.  She find it is a great opportunity for her and her students. […]

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