Monthly Archives: April 2007

Apr. 14, 2007

Global Conversations with Instant Messaging

In this episode, Brian Mull talks to Seth Bowers of Deerfield Public Schools in Illinois, who has been doing some exciting work with his teachers using blogs and instant messaging technology. Seth starts off by discussing a globalization project he was involved in, and he continues the conversation by highlighting other projects his school is working on and how the community has become an important role player in his school’s success.

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Apr. 7, 2007

Podcasting Student Voices

In this podcast, Brian Mull talks to Bob Sprankle of Wells Elementary School about his third and fourth grade students’ experiences with podcasting. The conversation includes the process Bob used in helping students develop their podcast prowess, the impact that their work has made on a larger community and Bob’s tips to help any teacher get started with their first educational podcast. Be sure to visit www.bobsprankle.com to hear examples of the work of these students.

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Apr. 2, 2007

Alan November interviews Dr. Yong Zhao: Part III

In the final installment of our interview series with Dr. Yong Zhao from Michigan State University, Alan and Dr. Zhao discuss gaming theory and virtual learning environments for collaboration and connection.

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