Dec. 27, 2010

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Building Legacy Within a Textbook with Garth Holman and Michael Pennington

In this podcast, Alan November interviews Garth Holman of Beachwood Middle School in Ohio and Michael Pennington of Chardon Middle School in Ohio. These two teachers and their classes have worked collaboratively to develop a wiki-based textbook that covers the material taught in their world history classes. This textbook has grown over the past several years through the work of dozens of students as they are building legacy by recording their learning in this way.

To view the work these students have done, visit To reflect on this work with Garth and Michael, you can connect with them through their blog at

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