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Learning Lab Education Radio

Jan 26, 2015

In this episode we talk with Justin Schleider who is a elementary physical education and health teacher in New Jersey, USA. I met Justin through voxer last year and was immediately impressed with his passion in making learning enjoyable, memorable and enduring for his students. I was fortunate to attend a session he was...


Jan 20, 2015

In this episode we talk with social media expert and founder of Education Media Tools, Paige Woodard. Paige talks about how her interest in social media for professional use grew out of a high school class project and developed into her career.

 

Paige shares about:

  • The Pros/ Cons of social media use in class
  • Proper...


Jan 12, 2015

In this episode, I explain why blogging is an important tool for modern educators as well as give a brief "how to" when getting started with a blog.

Links referenced in episode:

http://www.pewinternet.org/2014/02/27/the-web-at-25-in-the-u-s/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_blogging 

What you choose to write...


Jan 12, 2015

In this episode we talk with William Chamberlain who tirelessly advocates for student blogging and commenting. A fascinating look into:

  • The origins of #commentsforkids
  • The frontier days of Twitter
  • Best practices for student blogging and commenting

You'll be inspired to connect students together through blogging and...


Jan 11, 2015

In this episode, we talk with Drew Frank Associate Head of School at the Davis Academy outside of Atlanta Georgia. During this conversation Drew describes the teacher centered nature of the embedded professional development at the academy. Stratgies include:

  • Reading circles with staff.
  • Embedded learning...