Melinda is from Atlanta Georgia in the USA, but teaches at Concordia International School in Shanghai China, where she's lived with her family for the past 7 years. As well as talking about education issues we also chat a little about life in China. We also ask the controversial question, "do teachers who have done things outside of teaching make the best teachers?"
- Melinda's Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/melindaalford
- Concordia International School Shanghai - http://www.ciss.com.cn/
- Learning 2.010 Conference - http://hosted.ciss.com.cn/learning2010/
Also, don't forget that the Virtual Staffroom has been nominated (again!) for an Edublog Award in the Best Educational Podcast division. If you'd like to cast a vote our way, feel free at http://edublogawards.com/2010awards/best-educational-podcast-2010
PS: In the podcast I accidentally attributed the "Did You Know?" videos to Michael Wesch. While Michael has made some amazing videos about Digital Ethnography, I should correct myself and say that Karl Fisch is generally considered to be the originator of the "Did you Know" videos.