Interview 18 | John B. Macchione III of George Washington University

Chris Carter interviews John B. Macchione III, a senior at George Washington U.  John has built an impressive web presence, understanding the importance of maintaining a consistent, positive message on the web. For years he has paid careful attention to the potential benefits and pitfalls of social media, and shares his insights with us. Podcast: […]

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Interview 17 | Greg O’Connor of Spectronics

Michael Boll talks with Greg O’ Connor of Spectronics Inclusive Learning Technologies From their website: Spectronics was founded in Brisbane in 1985 by Michael O’Leary, Managing Director of Spectronics. At the time, Michael was working as an occupational therapist, applying technology options to assist people with cerebral palsy and spinal cord injury to achieve their goals. […]

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Interview 16 | Michael Furdyk of TakingITGlobal

Jamie Willet and Michael Boll talk with Michael Furdyk of TakingITGlobal. From their website: TakingITGlobal’s mission is to empower youth to understand and act on the world’s greatest challenges. We use the power of online community to facilitate global education, social entrepreneurship, and civic engagement for millions of youth worldwide. Founded in 1999, our award-winning www.tigweb.org […]

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Interview 15 | Peter Stein of TeachBoost.com

Michael Boll talks with Peter Stein of TeachBoost.com  From their website:We want to help make better educators, and we want to make the teacher evaluation process as collaborative and as helpful as it should be. TeachBoost provides one simple online interface to manage classroom observations and teacher evaluations, and it works out of the box regardless […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 10 | Have You Heard of Email?

  Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the week Bringing Down Walls (Literally) to Foster Classroom Collaboration Design consultant Kate Mraw has been working on the layout to support collaborative learning at The Academy, a 320-student public charter high school for foster teens being established by the Orangewood Children’s Foundation […]

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Teck Talk Roundtable 09 | Why Do Your Eyeglass Have a Camera?

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the week 13 Good Chrome Extensions and Apps for Students and Teachers Teens and Technology 2013 “The nature of teens’ internet use has transformed dramatically — from stationary connections tied to shared desktops in the home to always-on connections that move with them […]

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Research and Arguments

You’ve heard about it, maybe tweeted, surely posted to Facebook, and you may even know what “Klout” means, and yet the subject of Social Media may remain as amorphous and defying of anything short of a stale textbook definition as it did a whole decade ago, when people actually used the term “21st Century Learning”. […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 08 | Social Media Palooza

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the week How Students Benefit From Using Social Media – Edudemic A lot of criticism has been leveled at social media and the effect it has on the way students process and retain information, as well as how distracting it can be. However, […]

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Tech Talk Roundtabe 07 | More Efficient, Effective, Easy- Ding!

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the week How Teachers Feel About The 10 Biggest EdTech Trends – Edudemic Figuring out the biggest edtech trends is a great first step. We’ve taken it many times. Figuring out how teachers actually feel or care about those particular trends is […]

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Interview 14 | Andrew Spinner wants students to be Understood

Chris Carter talks with Andrew Spinner, a Chartered Accountant (CA) turned entrepreneur, operating Understoodit.com with a team of 3, and founder of PickMyClass.org., a charity bringing together donors and teachers in need of resources. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Like this:Like Loading…

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