In this episode we talk with Janet Barnstable from Oak Park, Illinois and Sharon Peters from Montreal, Quebec. Both Janet and Sharon are leading proponents of collaborative online learning projects.
Saturday, December 30, 2006
Wednesday, December 27, 2006
Paul McMahon talks about the sorts of planning and background issues involved in transitioning a school from a traditional learning environment to one in which students are given laptops as learning tools.
Thursday, December 07, 2006
Luc Zwartjes is a geography teacher from Belgium with a deep interest in the use of GIS/GPS. His work is a great example of a passionate teacher working with students on real-world problems using sophisticated technology to create engaging tasks.
Sunday, November 26, 2006
In this episode we talk with Bryn Jones and Paul McMahon about a range of ideas and issues around the use of IWBs. We also touch on the value of an IWB enabled classroom as well as a number of new IWB technologies for the future.
Tuesday, November 21, 2006
In this episode we explore the use of Skype as a communication tool by hosting a group Skypecast with members of the Australian OzTeachers group. Skypecasts enable a large group of people to get together in a virtual chat space and talk in real time.
Monday, October 23, 2006
Interactive Whiteboards are becoming a central component of a 21st Century classroom. Join John Pearce, Margo Metcalf and Mal Lee as they talk about the best ways to implement an IWB program.
Thursday, October 12, 2006
What is Web 2.0 and why is it important? This episode talks with Michael Cridland, a young Brisbane teacher who is looking at ways to incorporate podcasting and blogging into his classroom.
Monday, October 02, 2006
Our first episode features a conversation with Anne Baird from Wedderburn school in Victoria. Anne talks about the role of ICTs in today's classrooms, the changing nature of learning and the importance of the teacher's role in learning.