Posts Tagged ‘k12online08’

When Night Falls: the afterglow

The K12 Online 2008 conference closed with a 24 hour long conversation that spanned the globe. As night fell across the planet people came together to reminise and share their memories and takeaways from this year’s conference. We gathered in Elluminate and the conversation was moderated by volunteers. The full details are on our When […]

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There’s Something Going on Here You Need to Know About…

Dennis Richards Andover, Massachusetts, USA Blog: Bio: Dennis is a former English teacher and administrator in urban and suburban schools for many years. Dennis has always gravitated toward K12 leadership, learning and technology topics. He has graduate degrees from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English and Harvard University’s School of Education. In addition […]

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The Lie of Community: The True Nature of the Network

Bud Hunt Fort Collins, Colorado, USA Blog: Bio: Bud Hunt is an instructional technologist for the St. Vrain Valley School District in northern Colorado. Formerly, he taught high school language arts and journalism at Olde Columbine High School in Longmont, Colorado. He is a teacher-consultant with the Colorado State University Writing Project, and has […]

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Film School For Video Podcasters

Mathew Needleman Los Angeles, California, USA Blog: Bio: Bio: Mathew Needleman, Apple Distinguished Educator, has been integrating video in the classroom for seven years as a teacher of kindergarten, first, and second grade. He has specialized in working with English Language Learners and mainstreamed special education students in low-income schools. Mathew’s classroom movies […]

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Parental Engagement in the 21st Century – Leveraging web 2.0 tools to engage parents in non-traditional ways

Lorna Costantini, St. Catharines, Ontario Canada & Matt Montagne Palo Alto, California, USA Blog: & Bio: & Bio:Matt and Lorna met each other ‘virtually’ through their mutual interests in new ways to consider parental involvement and through their participation in the Webcast Academy’s class of 2.4. Lorna and Matt are members […]

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Interactive tools for remote and synchronous mentoring

Michele Wong Kung Fong Denton, TX, USA Blog: Bio: Bio: Michèle Wong Kung Fong recently graduated with a Master’s in Graphic Design from North Carolina State University. She is now an assistant professor in Communication Design at the University of North Texas. In her research, Michèle investigates the intersection of design, technology and […]

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Teaching Web 2.0 – Everything you need in one place

Wendy Drexler: St. Petersburg, Florida, USA Blog: Bio: Wendy Drexler is a Florida high school teacher and instructional technologist. She holds an Ed.S in Educational Technology and is working on a Ph.D at the University of Florida. Previous student projects include “Kids Galore Helping Kids in Darfur” and “Many Voices for Darfur”. She is […]

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Monsters Bloom in our Wiki

Ann Oro Roselle Park, New Jersey, USA & Anna Baralt St. Petersburg, Florida, USA Blog: & Bio: & Bio: Ann Oro has been teaching students in Kindergarten through 8th grade at a private school in New Jersey since 2002. Ann teaches her students to use the computer as a personal, collaborative tool […]

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Ramapo Islands: A New Dimension in Learning

Peggy Sheehy Suffern, New York, USA Blog: Bio: Formerly a professional musician, Peggy Sheehy received her Master’s Degree in Ed Tech from Stony Brook University, & began her MLIS University of South Carolina at Columbia. She is currently concluding her studies in the MLS program at Southern Connecticut State University. Serving as ITF/ Media […]

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Back-channels in the Classroom

Scott H. Snyder Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, USA Blog: Bio: Bio: Scott, a graduate of Bowling Green State University (Ohio) with a B.S. in Education, has been teaching for 15 years. A member of the English Department at Cedar Cliff High School, Camp Hill, PA, USA, Scott teaches Theater, American Literature, and AP Language and […]