Sunday, August 13, 2006

PFT Episodes 50-34 Catchup On Them All!

Episode 50
8/14/06
http://media.libsyn.com/media/retc/PFT_50_8_14_06.mp3
PFT 50 Tech Gone Wild!
Digital Delivery, Digital Media, Digital Controversy....
50th Anniversary Advancement and News Blitz

Is that PFT Ringing???
Podcast for Teachers on your mobile phone!
PFT's many delivery formats--- over 480,000 listeners to our PFT podcasts in 11 months.

Voiceindigo- podcast to mobile phone via dataplan http://www.voiceindigo.com
Internet Radio- http://www.coolcastradio.com and http://www.ilearnradio.org - podcasts delivered via Internet radio
Email- Feedblitz http://www.feedblitz.com/f/?Sub=50046
Podcast delivery websites (iTunes, Podcast Alley, podcast.Yahoo.com, Podcast Pickle...)
PFT Website - www.podcastforteachers.org


PFT Blog - http://retc.libsyn.com



Give us your feedback on what delivery formats you like and how you might use the different delivery possibilities!

Discussion of Digital Media Skills
media production, graphics conversions
Adobe's Premiere Elements, Photoshop Elements, Acrobat Professional and Standard
PowerPoint to jpg converter - http://www.pdf-convert.com/ppt2img/index.htm

ISTE NECC Postconference Resources Roundup- www.iste.org/necc

News Blitz and Rant -- Mark's Rant- India Abandons $100 Laptop Project
Contradictions in India educational contributions and in the press--- listen in

Pokemon goes to school! in 2006
http://www.eschoolnews.com/news/showStory.cfm?ArticleID=6458

Now! PFT Virtual Seminars and Workshops
Interactive, audio, chat and presentations, with your PFT Cohosts...

PFT Virtual seminars
More Summer and Fall dates --- Registration required, limited seats.

Podcasting in Education 6 hr seminar August 22-23
Mobile learning Seminar August dates

www.podcastforteachers.org/pftseminars.html


Portable Media and Podcasting Conference
Mark and Kathy Presenting
http://www.portablemediaexpo.com/saturday2006.htm#K12


Abundant PFT resources are available through our website portal www.podcastforteachers.org and the to our PFT @ Learningtimes.org online community for the fully searchable database of all episodes, posting episode feedback, and more.
Let your cohosts Mark and Kathy know how you use podcasts with your students and email your comments and questions to

Email: podcastforteachers@gmail.com

Leave a message on our LearningTimes "Record-by-Phone" line: 1-800-609-9006 x8055
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"More Ed Tech You Can Use Today and Tomorrow!"
Episode 49
8/7/06

http://media.libsyn.com/media/retc/PFT_49_8_7_06.mp3


PFT 49 Rants, Responses & Resources: The 3 R's
Edutopia, Laptops, Debates, Digital Content and Listener Response

Spiral Notebook from Edutopia: Roundup of resources from NECC
Listener Response- Dr. Joselyn Todd- Podcasting vs. Vodcasting Perspectives from Practice!
Podcasting survey by doctoral student listener request: http://www.podcastresearcher.com
News article discussion
Digital Media- New Publication
NOTE: All the web resources for each episode of PFT podcasts are available at

http://www.podcastforteachers.org/ResourcesbyPodcast.html
Resources: Edutopia- Spiral Notebook lists links to NECC resources
http://www.edutopia.org/community/spiralnotebook/?p=100

RANT News Article Discussion : Digital Content- Budgets- Laptops- Textbooks
Houston Chronicle Textbook funds can't be used for laptops


New Publication: Intel and Center for Digital Education Blueprint Solutions Guide
Cost of publishing textbooks- possibilities of digital media... looking to the now and future......


Resources: New York Times Article, July 20, 2006:
The Scope of the Blogosphere!

Response: Listener Response- Dr. Joselyn Todd- Podcasting vs. Vodcasting
Outstanding Benefits for Students!
Hear her experiences with her students and comparisons of podcasting vs. vodcasting
Science teacher at Cary Academy, Cary NC
Find these weblinks and those for every episode of PFT podcasts at
http://www.podcastforteachers.org/ResourcesbyPodcast.html

Balancing Professional Sharing our Expertise and Valuing our Expertise
Responses: Teachers Sell Lesson Plans Online



Kathy and Mark debate perspectives, pros and cons
Being aware of issues of intellectual property issues
And while educators certainly are never wealthy from our profession

Join our PFT Virtual Seminars Series
Continuing throughout the summer


Interactive, audio, chat and presentations, with your PFT Cohosts...

PFT Virtual seminars online workshops --

Podcasting in Education
Grant Writing
Mobile Learning
August and Sept. Events- E-learning and Also Mobile Learning!

Registration required, limited seats.
www.podcastforteachers.org/pftseminars.html


Abundant PFT resources are available through our website portal www.podcastforteachers.org and the to our PFT @ Learningtimes.org online community for the fully searchable database of all episodes, posting episode feedback, and more.


Let your cohosts Mark and Kathy know how you use podcasts with your students and email your comments and questions to

Email: podcastforteachers@gmail.com

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"More Ed Tech You Can Use Today and Tomorrow!"


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Episode 48 7/30/08

Open Source, Wikis and 1 2 1 Conference and
Guest Interview with Ken Jones, Linspire

http://media.libsyn.com/media/retc/PFT_48_7_31_06.mp3

Recap on RETC One to One Computing Conference:
Fall conference and online conference coming.
Article response: Teachers and computer use-
121 conference planning for laptop computing- also modeled and integrated tech skills.
Used a collaborative space to post, dialogue and merge http://onetoonecomputing.wikispaces.com/

Experience with opensource software- wikis and our conference
Linux- Linspire Interview of Dr. Ken Jones by Kathy King
TechLearning Article Teachers and Computer Use
PFT Critique and Invitation!
"Teachers and Computer Use" TechLearning.com, By Robert Vos, Ed.D.
Jul 1, 2006,

Invitation from Kathy for More Indepth Data--- listener responses?
Check out our prior episodes and publications, but we would like your responses as well....

Fordham RETC One to One Computing Conference
http://www.retc.fordham.edu/OUTREACH/onetoone/
This conference was held on July 20, 2006- check back to http://www.retc.fordham.edu for fall 2006 and future dates for
VIRTUAL World-wide One to One Computing Conferences AND also
NYC -Based One to One Computing Conferences

One to One Computing Wiki and Resources from Fordham RETC
http://onetoonecomputing.wikispaces.com/
Handbook at Center for Digital Education
Blueprint from Center for Digital Education

Opensource Software-- Linspire
Risk-free Linux- By Booting From a CD

LINSPIRE Interview
Linspire Interview with Ken Jones: Linux with a safety net!!!
Linspire gives an easy way to try out a Linux version- download a free trial version save onto a CD and boot up... Listen in to Dr. King's interview with Ken Jones for more details..
http://www.linspire.com/cnr_linspirelive.php


Now! PFT ONLINE Seminars and Workshops
Interactive, audio, chat and presentations, with your PFT Cohosts...
Virtual learning with PFT

PFT Virtual seminars August and Fall dates - 2hr workshop and
More more Summer dates --- Registration required, limited seats.

Mobile Learning 6 hr seminar August 1-2 with Dr. Kathy King
Podcasting in Education 6 hr seminar August 22-23
www.podcastforteachers.org/pftseminars.html

Keep in Touch with Fordham Podcast for Teachers and RETC

Fordham RETC Toolbar

Abundant PFT resources are available through our website portal www.podcastforteachers.org and the to our PFT @ Learningtimes.org online community for the fully searchable database of all episodes, posting episode feedback, and more.


Let your cohosts Mark and Kathy know how you use podcasts with your students and email your comments and questions to

Email: podcastforteachers@gmail.com


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"More Ed Tech You Can Use Today and Tomorrow!"

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Episode 47 7/24/06

http://www.podcastforteachers.org/TechpodArchives.html


Interview: Adam Frey, Wikispaces and Students Blogging and Myspace.com


Discussion of Blogging, Wikis and Podcasting
As Powerful Instructional Opportunities
Special Interview with Adam Frey

Wikispaces.com and Supportblogging.com
Gary Stager's Presentation on Advanced Learning with Technology
iLearn Radio.org - Internet radio for education


Check out the Podcast for Teachers Wiki >>> http://pft.wikispaces.com
Join us in the wiki space!

Special Interview with Adam Frey of Wikispaces.com
Learn about this free password protected resource, what is a wiki, how would we use it with our students, how does it work?
Gary Stager presentation discussed- technology reaching further than standards- go to Podcast for Teachers for link to this presentation.
D'Ag joins, Mark and Kathy for another Post NECC discussion of this time relating to blogs, wikis and podcasts.

Literacy,
ISTE standards,
Content standards,
Digital literacy and
21st century skills
Comparisons to safe use of all Internet spaces versus elimination of all use.
Hyperfear of Internet, yet student caution, COPPA at www.fcc.gov/coppa
Discussing uses of Internet in classroom with teachers and administration

Gary Stager presentation discussed- technology reaching further than standards- go to Podcast for Teachers for link to this presentation.

ILearn Radio introduction, check it out--- www.ilearnradio.org
The Internet radio station which broadcasts educational programming to your desktop and laptop!!!

Check out the Podcast that gives you the iLearn Radio updates.... iLearn Radio Episode One


Podcasts on educational topics- streaming on a dedicated Internet Radio station
Ed tech, Math learning, ESL, guitar learning, bird watching, History, and much much more
ILearn Radio introduction, check it out--- www.ilearnradio.org
The Internet radio station which broadcasts educational programming to your desktop and laptop!!!

Check out the Podcast that gives you the iLearn Radio updates.... iLearn Radio Episode One


Podcasts on educational topics- streaming on a dedicated Internet Radio station
Ed tech, Math learning, ESL, guitar learning, bird watching, History, and much much more

Now! PFT Virtual Seminars and Workshops
Interactive, audio, chat and presentations, with your PFT Cohosts...

PFT Virtual seminars July 25 - 2hr workshop and
More more Summer dates --- Registration required, limited seats.

Mobile Learning 6 hr seminar August 1-2 with Dr. Kathy King
Podcasting in Education 6 hr seminar August 22-23
www.podcastforteachers.org/pftseminars.html


Portable Media and Podcasting Conference
Mark and Kathy Presenting
http://www.portablemediaexpo.com/saturday2006.htm#K12

Abundant PFT resources are available through our website portal www.podcastforteachers.org and the to our PFT @ Learningtimes.org online community for the fully searchable database of all episodes, posting episode feedback, and more.
Let your cohosts Mark and Kathy know how you use podcasts with your students and email your comments and questions to

Email: podcastforteachers@gmail.com

Leave a message on our LearningTimes "Record-by-Phone" line: 1-800-609-9006 x8055
Outside the U.S. and Canada, call: 678-255-2174 x8055
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"More Ed Tech You Can Use Today and Tomorrow!"

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Episode 46
7/16/06 Post Necc Episode I- Blogs, Wikis and Podcasts Oh My, Neec-flections.
http://www.podcastforteachers.org/TechpodArchives.html

Special Guest Dr. D'Ag.
NECCflections (Reflections on the NECC Conference)
Blogs, Wikis and Podcasts, Open Source Oh My!
Mark, Kathy and Steve discuss major themes at the conference

NECC - Flections: One podcast per child, Podcasts, Opensource software, Best practice and Resource Roundup!

Necroponte ($100 laptop fame) keynote sharing the vision of serving the international needs of the underserved, history of experience, the vision and the scope of possibilities.
Updates from Google- interest in education.
AOL release of new feature- Study Buddy to assist students and provide safe web and educational searching.
Video editing and sound editing- Adobe Audition, Adobe Premiere and Elements, Avid: Pinnacle Studio Academic Toolkit, Pro tools, M-Audio.
Open Source- Coming of Age? Exhibition Hall, Open Source Playground- hands-on, demos, activities.
Podcasting Theme- What is it, different stages of development across educational practice.
Student and teacher showcases.
Hardware advances- The newest prototype of the "$100 laptop", a Samsung model and the NOVA.
Resource Roundup!

Teacher Ade http://www.teachade.com
Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov
Colonial Williamsburg http://www.cwf.org

Email: podcastforteachers@gmail.com

PFT's name and content is developed, produced and (c) by Fordham RETC, King and Gura, 2006.

"More Ed Tech You Can Use Today and Tomorrow!"



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Episode 45 7/10/06

http://www.podcastforteachers.org/TechpodArchives.html


Podcast for Teachers' Best Education Podcast Awards,
Virtual Spaces, Gaming
Raffle- Free tickets.... for Virtual Conference

Podcast for Teachers' Best Education Podcast Awards
Free Tickets to the International Women's Podcasting Expo
Virtual Spaces and Gaming Discussion

PFT Best Podcast Awards Announced! Thank you to all who submitted. Kudos to all who won the awards. Best Higher Education Podcast: from Art History professor Greg Umbach. Best Teacher Podcast: Best Student Podcast Special category created- Honorary mentions. Lessons Learned Best Overall Podcast Lessons: Confirming models of stages in podcasting in education development; Different reasons for creating audio presentations; Learning about your audience

Best Higher Education Podcast:
Greg ("Fritz") Umbach, Assistant Professor, Department of History
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
http://web.jjay.cuny.edu/~history/umbach/worldspring06/

Best Teacher Podcast: Slauson Teacher Topcast, submitted by Jeffrey Bradley Slauson Middle School
Jeffrey T. Bradley, Physical Science Instructor, Slauson Middle School
Teacher TopCast, www.SlausonPodShow.com
http://ipsbradley.blogspot.com/

Best Student Project Podcast Eric Wong from Level Playing Field Institute - Smashcast- Bottling It Up http://www.smashcast.org
http://leveler.typepad.com/smash/

Special Category Honorable Mentions:
Kevin Haight: North Vineline High School Great Gatsby
http://www.vineland.org/vhs/north/English/index.gatsby2.html

Alive at Five for NYC Region 5 television broadcast also on a podcast feed
http://www.region5nyc.org


PFT Podcasting in Education Online Introductory Workshop: 2 hrs July 25, 2006
http://www.podcastforteachers.org/pftseminars.html

Portable media and podcasting conference-
Mark and Kathy Presenting
http://www.portablemediaexpo.com/saturday2006.htm#K12



Virtual Environments and Gaming
Safe virtual environments for entertainment and learning for youngsters: http://www.whyville.net

Cnet article: Are Virtual worlds the future of the classroom?

Mur Lafferty: Geek Fu http://www.geekfuactiongrip.com/

Abundant PFT resources are available through our website portal www.podcastforteachers.org and the to our PFT @ Learningtimes.org online community for the fully searchable database of all episodes, posting episode feedback, and more.
Let your cohosts Mark and Kathy know how you use podcasts with your students and email your comments and questions to

Email: podcastforteachers@gmail.com
Leave a message on our LearningTimes "Record-by-Phone" line: 1-800-609-9006 x8055
Outside the U.S. and Canada, call: 678-255-2174 x8055
OR Join us in the PFT online discussion board at Learningtimes.org: (Click Here)

PFT's name and content is developed, produced and (c) by Fordham RETC, King and Gura, 2006.

"More Ed Tech You Can Use Today and Tomorrow!"


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Episode 44 7/3/06

http://www.podcastforteachers.org/TechpodArchives.html

Don't Give Us the Right Answers, Ask Us the Right Questions!
Pre-NECC Podcast...
PFT Best Education Podcasts Being Revealed July 11, 2006.
Net Neutrality.
NewsArticles spanning the globe.
Controversy and Ed Tech in Schools.
Podcast and Portable Media Conference: PFT Appearance!
If you enjoy Podcast for Teachers- vote for us online - People's Choice Podcast Awards


Dealing with Tech Needs... Upcoming 1 Day "One-to-One" July (20) Institute Fordham RETC Conference --- Free for NYC School Administrators

Getting Ready for One-to-One Laptop Computing in the Bronx, NYC New York!

Website and More Information: http://www.retc.fordham.edu/outreach/oneotone
Limited registration, qualified applications, first come basis.
Complete and fax in your registration form to 718 295 4262
Questions? Call Yvette at 718 817 3503
Tricks of the Podcasting Masters Book by Rob Walch and Mur Lafferty: http://www.podcast411.com

Podcasting and Portable Media Expo
The BIG industry conference about podcasting and we are on the program!
Your Podcast for Teachers cohosts, see us there!
Mark Gura and Kathy King will be presenting about podcasting at
September 29-30, 2006 Ontario, California

PFT Best Education Podcasts Being Revealed July 11, 2006

SHORT NEWS TAKES --- NEW ITEMS
Teachers Adjust Lesson Plans a Web Fuels Plagiarism, Los Angeles Times:
Whiteboards under the microscope from The Guardian:

Educators Cheer Gate's move (eSchool News)

Net Neutrality-
Do you kow what has been happening??? Impact on schools, education and access to information...
Major issue in the news-
PFT Minute- Kathy explains the importance, gives resources and shares link to interview she was in on another podcast.

Kathy in an episode of Views from the Coop podcast with the 2 Smart Chix http://www.2smartchix.com/CoolCast/Podcasts/052506.mp3

House Turns Deaf Ear on Net Neutrality Webpronews http://www.webpronews.com/insiderreports/marketinginsider/wpn-50-20060609HouseTurnsDeafEarToNetNeutrality.html
Wikipedia: (Network neutrality – 13 pages) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Network_neutrality

Now! PFT Virtual Seminars and Workshops
Interactive, audio, chat and presentations, with your PFT Cohosts...
Kathy's education conference report- great sessions-

PFT Virtual seminars more Summer dates
Registration required, limited seats. www.podcastforteachers.org/pftseminars.html
Email: podcastforteachers@gmail.com
Leave a message on our LearningTimes "Record-by-Phone" line: 1-800-609-9006 x8055
Outside the U.S. and Canada, call: 678-255-2174 x8055
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PFT's name and content is developed, produced and (c) by Fordham RETC, King and Gura, 2006.

"More Ed Tech You Can Use Today and Tomorrow!"


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Episode 43 6/26/06

http://www.podcastforteachers.org/TechpodArchives.html

Back to Basics! Teaching the written word through curriculum!

Curriculum examples from classrooms.
News Items
Mark's rant in response to "Can Computers Help Schools?"
This week we started our first PFT Virtual seminars, www.podcastforteachers.org
More seminars to come!

Atlanta Journal Constitution about teacher practice with email to teach the written word.
http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/et/2006/06/teacher-uses-e-mail-to-teach-basics-of.html

The Boston Globe, Grade-schoolers using powerpoint to "gain a high tech advantage"
http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2006/05/21/clicking_early_with_powerpoint/

Mark's rant in response to Wasington Post article- MARK: Asking the right questions!
Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/05/16/AR2006051600586.html

Resource: 21st Century Learning website.
http://www.21learn.org/


Join our PFT Virtual Seminars Series
Continuing throughout the summer


Interactive, audio, chat and presentations, with your PFT Cohosts...
Kathy's education conference report- great sessions-
PFT Virtual seminars June 25 - 2hr workshop and

July and August Events- Elearning and Also Mobile Learning!

Registration required, limited seats.
www.podcastforteachers.org/pftseminars.html

(( Listen )) Click here for PFT Seminars Intro File - Click Here to ((Listen ))

Upcoming Fordham 1 Day July (20) Institute:
Dealing with Tech Needs...
Getting Ready for One-to-One Laptop Computing at

Website and More Information: http://www.retc.fordham.edu/outreach/oneotone
Intro Audio Clip for the Conference : Click Here to Listen to the Intro File

Abundant PFT resources are available through our website portal www.podcastforteachers.org and the to our PFT @ Learningtimes.org online community for the fully searchable database of all episodes, posting episode feedback, and more.


Let your cohosts Mark and Kathy know how you use podcasts with your students and email your comments and questions to

Email: podcastforteachers@gmail.com

Leave a message on our LearningTimes "Record-by-Phone" line:
1-800-609-9006 x8055
Outside the U.S. and Canada, call: 678-255-2174 x8055

PFT's name and content is developed, produced and (c) by Fordham RETC, King and Gura, 2006.


"More Ed Tech You Can Use Today and Tomorrow!"

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Episode 42 6/11/06 and 6/18/06

http://www.podcastforteachers.org/TechpodArchives.html

Digital Content:

Web in the Media,
Google taking on Microsoft,
Video Debate,
PFT AWARD from Our Listeners,
PFT Minute- Copyrights and Internet and Podcasting.
Fordham RETC and PFT Toolbar


News Flash: This week we started our PFT Virtual seminars.

Join us for our next set June 23 and June 24 www.podcastforteachers.org more to come, be in the first groundbreaking sessions of "Podcasting in Education" live discussion about how-to and best practice.

CoolCast radio.com Listener's Choice for June 2006-
Thank you PFT listeners and visitors- it is PFT! http://www.bxradio.net/coolcast/podcasters/pft/

Google and Microsoft- Spreadsheet via google.com- spreadsheets then and now and possibilities via the web.

PFT Minute: Digital media has extended our understanding and needs in intellectual property and copyrights. Resources: US Copyrights and Creative Commons.
Check out our resources page for links to copyright free material for podcasts: music, sound and images. Kathy discusses issues and explains how to navigate them in educational settings.

Has the video revolution become mainstream? Viral video hitting the media "the dance guy" leading to Matt Lauer and Regis Philbin discussions of media and socierty..

Upcoming Fordham 3 Day July (19-21) Institute:
Dealing with Tech Needs...
Getting Ready for One-to-One Laptop Computing at

Website and More Information: http://www.retc.fordham.edu/outreach/oneotone
Intro Audio Clip for the Conference : Click Here to Listen to the Intro File


Abundant PFT resources are available through our website portal www.podcastforteachers.org and the to our PFT @ Learningtimes.org online community for the fully searchable database of all episodes, posting episode feedback, and more.


Let your cohosts Mark and Kathy know how you use podcasts with your students and email your comments and questions to

Email: podcastforteachers@gmail.com


Leave a message on our LearningTimes "Record-by-Phone" line:
1-800-609-9006 x8055
Outside the U.S. and Canada, call: 678-255-2174 x8055

OR Join us in the PFT online discussion board at Learningtimes.org: (Click Here)

PFT's name and content is developed, produced and (c) by Fordham RETC, King and Gura, 2006.

"More Ed Tech You Can Use Today and Tomorrow!"

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Episode 41 6/5/06

Video Revolution!
And From Buadpest to the Bronx and a Beyond... Our First Virtual Interview- Statistics Resources to Get Excited About

http://www.podcastforteachers.org/TechpodArchives.html


Now our listeners can participate in PFT Virtual seminars June 8 (2hr workshop) OR June 23 & 24, 6 hrs
Enter the debate- is the Video Revolution Washing Over Us or Stirring Up?

Great Video Online Resources from Wired Magazine

From Budapest to the Bronx and beyond- Our First Virtual Interview
Statistics Resources to Get Excited About Statemaster and Nationmaster


Now! PFT Virtual Seminars and Workshops
Interactive, audio, chat and presentations, with your PFT Cohosts...
Kathy's education conference report- great sessions-
PFT Virtual seminars June 8 - 2hr workshop and June 23 & 24, 6 hrs-
Registration required, limited seats.
www.podcastforteachers.org/pftseminars.html

Video Revolution Washing Over Us or Stirring Up?

Enter the Debate: Is it Mainstream Yet???
Mark and Kathy share ideas..... and they differ
How do you weigh in on the topic? Sign into Learningtimes.org discussion board to share with us- or email

Great Video Online Resources and Wired Magazine Issue May 2006

Ultimate Guide to Online Video: at Wired Online

Make Your Own Vodcast: http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/14.05/howto.html


Video By Genre: http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/14.05/watch.html
(Note: not for students to use unsupervised. Please use your judgement with these links- this is a resource for educators to view genres of videos they are not all suitable as content for instructional purposes, nor are they endorsed by this website or organization.)

Interview with John Steinmetz in Budapest
(Our first virtual interview- don't miss this one)
From Budapest to the Bronx and Beyond- Our First Virtual Interview
Statistics Resources to Get Excited About Statemaster and Nationmaster
Statemaster : http://www.Statemaster.com
Nationmaster: http://www.nationmaster.com
Great resource for learners of all ages- tremndous amount of data
Great additional instructional aids in nationmaster.com
Discussion communities at both sites to react to the information you find and to ask questions!
John Steinmetz: e-mail: press@statemaster.com

How do you weigh in on the topic?
Sign-in to our discussion board at PFT online discussion board
at Learningtimes.org: (Click Here)
and share your thoughts! Abundant resources and past episodes are available through our website portal here at www.podcastforteachers.org

Visit our link below to our www. learningtimes.org community for the fully searchable database of all episodes, posting episode feedback, and more.

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PFT's content is developed, produced and copyrighted by Fordham RETC, King and Gura, 2006. All rights reserved.


"More Ed Tech You Can Use Today and Tomorrow!"


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Episode 40 5/29/06
http://www.podcastforteachers.org/TechpodArchives.html

Moving Into Virtual Learning!
Interview about educators' adoption and translation of online communities for collaboration and professional development in Action!

Now our listeners can participate in PFT Virtual seminars June 8 (2hr workshop) OR June 23 & 24, 6 hrs
Shout Out to Vineland High School English Class-

PFT Minute - What is XML Code?
Interview about Educators Moving In??
Another Student Publishing Resource



Now! PFT Virtual Seminars and Workshops
Interactive, audio, chat and presentations, with your PFT Cohosts...
Kathy's education conference report- great sessions-
PFT Virtual seminars June 8 - 2hr workshop and June 23 & 24, 6 hrs-
Registration required, limited seats.
www.podcastforteachers.org/pftseminars.html


Interview with Kathy about Educators Moving Into Virtual Learning-

Changes in understanding about potential for collaboration and profesisonal development-
Dramatic differences, Excitement in learning.
Share how you have gone beyond online classes-
Are you using online communities with your educators to support their learning in their classrooms,
To support curricular collaboration?

PFT Shout Outs:

Shout Out to Vineland High School English Class- Great Podcast and Website resources about the Great Gatsby book and era.

Congratulations to their teacher Kevin H. and to all the students- hear description and discussion of educational applications.

New Online Publication Corner

Kathy's Column at CoolCast Radio and BxRadio.net
Exploring The Power of Podcasting for Learning! (May 2006)

Resource: Another Online Resource for Student Publishing and Bookmaking
Lulu http://www.lulu.com


PFT Minute Third Installment- What is a XML- RSSFEEDs?

Explanations, the code behind the curtain!
And how much do you need to know?
XML and RSSFeed resources and links:
Visit PFT Resource Links for Episode 40>>>> http://www.podcastforteachers.org/ResourcesbyPodcast.html


PFT's name and content is developed, produced and (c) by Fordham RETC, King and Gura, 2006.

"More Ed Tech You Can Use Today and Tomorrow!"


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Episode 39 5/22/06
http://www.podcastforteachers.org/TechpodArchives.html


Professional Development as Podcast and More Tech Learning


TechLearning.com Feature Article by Kathy King and Mark Gura "Professional Development as Podcast"
PFT Virtual Conferences
Podcasting in Education Sessions connecting with teachers
PFT Minute to help educators get started with podcasitng (2nd installment this week)
Booksmart resource for student publishing



Now! PFT Virtual Seminars and Workshops
Interactive, audio, chat and presentations, with your PFT Cohosts...
Kathy's education conference report- great sessions-
PFT Virtual seminars June 8 - 2hr workshop and June 23 & 24, 6 hrs-
Registration required, limited seats.
www.podcastforteachers.org/pftseminars.html
(( Listen )) Click here for PFT Seminars Intro File - Click Here to ((Listen ))


Kathy Discusses sessions in Albany with educators- how introducing the technology through demonstration to those so unfamiliar brought educators to their own excited realizations of how podcasting and digital audio can be powerful for their learners and different learning styles.

TechLearning.com Feature Article by Kathy King and Mark Gura "Professional Development as Podcast"

Timeshifting for professional development....Tivo for professional learning
Kathy and Mark discuss the evolution of the concept of podcasting for professional development through the RETC podcast series that have developed.
Including the evolution of our podcast names.....
Critical impact of learning, convenience of delivery and broad, global audience.
The many ways that educators, administrators and professional developers can use podcasts with their teachers and students.

Article: http://www.techlearning.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=185303670
Come visit us at PFT @ Learningtimes.org to discuss the article with us.

PFT Shout Outs:

Melissa about Smartboards--- another view...
Intel's $400 Laptop:
Development, impact and implications... discussion about lifelong learning skills
The possibilities for societal and personal change when people who have been disenfranchised gain access to information and communication.

Intel's $400 Laptop article - diverse perspectives

Engadget's article: http://www.engadget.com/2006/03/28/can-intels-400-edu-wise-best-the-olpc/
Zdnet article: http://news.zdnet.com/2100-9584_22-6068276.html
Seattle PI.com article: http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/business/268946_techcon04.html


Resource: Thinking about Student Publishing and book making
"Booksmart" by Blurb for Student Publishing - language arts application and discussion by PFT
NYACCE Conference- success introducing educators to podcasting
Kathy gets trampled by teachers realizing curriculum connections!

Kathy receives NYACCE Lawrence Levin Achievement Award for service to field of adult, continuing and community education. www.nyacce.org

PFT Minute Second installment- how to get started with podcasting...

Also discussed in Techlearning.com article


Upcoming Fordham 3 Day July (19-21) Institute:
Getting Ready for One-to-One Laptop Computing at

Website and More Information: http://www.retc.fordham.edu/outreach/oneotone
Intro Audio Clip for the Conference : Click Here to Listen to the Intro File
Abundant PFT resources are available through our website portal www.podcastforteachers.org and the to our PFT @ Learningtimes.org online community for the fully searchable database of all episodes, posting episode feedback, and more.


Let your cohosts Mark and Kathy know how you use podcasts with your students and email your comments and questions to

Email: podcastforteachers@gmail.com


Leave a message on our LearningTimes "Record-by-Phone" line:
1-800-609-9006 x8055
Outside the U.S. and Canada, call: 678-255-2174 x8055

OR Join us in the PFT online discussion board at Learningtimes.org: (Click Here)

PFT's name and content is developed, produced and (c) by Fordham RETC, King and Gura, 2006.

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Episode 38 5/15/06

http://www.podcastforteachers.org/TechpodArchives.html


Vlogging in Education Almost Too Cool for School?

June 2006: PFT Virtual Conferences, Live from the Bronx,
New Feature- "PFT Minute".

July 2006: One-to-One Computing Conference.
Shoutouts to Listeners and packed with resources and breaking news for educators


PFT is almost too Cool for School?
PFT@ http://www.CoolCastradio.com
Delivering PFT podcast through, multiple delivery formats:
streaming, podcatchers, website, and email!
(( Listen )) Click here for PFT on CoolCast Radio Intro File about : Click Here to (( Listen ))

Now! PFT Virtual Seminars and Workshops
Interactive, audio, chat and persentations, with your PFT Cohosts...
Kathy's education conference report- great sessions-
PFT Virtual seminars June 8 - 2hr workshop and June 23 & 24, 6 hrs-
Registration required, limited seats.
www.podcastforteachers.org/pftseminars.html
(( Listen )) Click here for PFT Seminars Intro File - Click Here to ((Listen ))

Vlogging in Education BX21 Interview:
A great discussion of the evolution of an educational project: student learning, collaboration and 21st century learning skills.

Jonny Goldstein (Vision Education),
Gina Telaroli (Vision Education) and
student, Kavon of Dynasty Video (a student created video group!)
PFT Shout Outs:

Adobe technologies: Bill Sherman- emerging trends in technology and upcoming interviews,
John Steinmetz, and
Greg Bright of Keynamics
Upcoming Fordham 3 Day July (19-21) Institute:
Getting Ready for One-to-One Laptop Computing at
Website and More Information: http://www.retc.fordham.edu/outreach/oneotone
Intro Audio Clipfor the Conference : Click Here to Listen to the Intro File


Abundant PFT resources are available through our website portal www.podcastforteachers.org and the to our PFT @ Learningtimes.org online community for the fully searchable database of all episodes, posting episode feedback, and more.


Let your cohosts Mark and Kathy know how you use podcasts with your students and email your comments and questions to

Email: podcastforteachers@gmail.com


Leave a message on our LearningTimes "Record-by-Phone" line: 1-800-609-9006 x8055
Outside the U.S. and Canada, call: 678-255-2174 x8055

OR Join us in the PFT online discussion board at Learningtimes.org: (Click Here)

PFT's name and content is developed, produced and (c) by Fordham RETC, King and Gura, 2006.

"More Ed Tech You Can Use Today and Tomorrow!"

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Episode 37 5/8/06
Epsiode 37 is packed with resources and breaking news for educators:
http://www.podcastforteachers.org/TechpodArchives.html

Podcast for Teachers available everywhere!
Via Web www.podcastforteachers.org, your podcatcher (Itunes, Ipodder), and by EMAIL Feedlbitz
News from ed leadership conference,
School bands on podcast and student music competition podcasts,
Tech tips, women in technology newsletter, motivational materials,
Great ed podcasts examples and more podcasts- tech, chickens, or cows!
Upcoming Fordham 3 Day July (19-21) Institute:
Getting Ready for One-to-One Laptop Computing at http://www.retc.fordham.edu/outreach/oneotone

INTEL VISIONARY FORUM
SPECIAL INTERVIEW from professional development panelist at the national forum:
needs are being heard, influencing policy, charting a course, and an

update on rebuilding New Orleans schools with Intel after Katrina '06.
Other panels included leadership and Assistive Technologies and Special Education.
Hear the inside scoop from PFT
Also, an E-schoolnews article
Shout outs to Tim Haag, Tim McKeen, Views from the Coop, Paige Eissinger, Bob Prentice, Peter Yanke, CoolCast Radio, BX Radio, and International Podcasting Expo

Hi to all our new International Podcasting Expo friends!



Email Mark and Kathy your comments and questions podcastforteachers@gmail.com

Or Call in and leave a message at LearningTimes 1-800-609-9006 x8055


Visit PFT @ Learningtimes.org


PFT's name and content is developed, produced and (c) by Fordham RETC, King and Gura, 2006.

"More Ed Tech You Can Use Today and Tomorrow!"

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Episode 36

5/1/06

http://www.podcastforteachers.org/TechpodArchives.html
Smartboards, Myspace.com and Virtual Conferencing
Being there without going there!
Exciting discussions of educational applications and experiences with special guest Dr. D'Agustino and cohosts Dr. Kathy King and Mark Gura.

Pros and cons of recent virtual joint presentation of 5 of PFT's cohosts from across 5 cities to 3 continents.
How does it measure up? Where do we go from here?
Check out the Audio, powerpoint and chat capture of the presentation:
Podcasting: from the Trenches to the Schoolhouse and Beyond!:
Dr. Kathy King Virtual Presentation April 2006
Click to see the full presentation- audio, powerpoint and chat.

Critical Smartboard technologies discussion of

teaching and learning,
newer developments,
application to the classroom, and
educational uses.
How do you weigh in on the topic?
Signin to our discussion board at PFT online discussion board
at Learningtimes.org: (Click Here)
and share your thoughts!

Intel initiatives and meaning for learning.
Issues and responses to Myspace.com controversies, How does it balance?
New image and definitions of CTE vs. vocational ed.


Shout Out to CTE schools and educators.
And Hi to all our new International Podcasting Expo Friends

Let your cohosts Mark and Kathy know how you use podcasts with your students and email your comments and questions to

Email: podcastforteachers@gmail.com


Leave a message on our LearningTimes "Record-by-Phone" line: 1-800-609-9006 x8055
Outside the U.S. and Canada, call: 678-255-2174 x8055


PFT's name and content is developed, produced and (c) by Fordham RETC, King and Gura, 2006.
"More Ed Tech You Can Use Today and Tomorrow!"


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Episode 35

4/24/06
Networking for Learning-
Roundtables, Puerto Rico, Google Earth, Flippers, Goddesses and Blitzing!

http://www.podcastforteachers.org/TechpodArchives.html


All Live from the Bronx? Ed Tech resources from conferences with your cohosts Mark and Kathy.

Baruch College round table on podcasting- Dr. King, M. Fixe and Dorian Devins- hear about it and then get to watch the presentation.

Mark in Puerto Rico- cohosts discuss ed tech in learning across k-12 and higher ed. Learning from each other.

New Podcaster Central magazine- Kathy writes monthly column- follow link to get you copy- text and audio! And what about PFT delivered to your email box?

Feedblitz as a convergence of tech. More on Profcast resource. Shoutouts to listeners.
Google Earth and Discovery Channel resource of geography- discussed.
Innovation, learning and resources- and always:
"More Ed Tech You Can Use Today and Tomorrow!"

Abundant resources and past episodes are available through our website portal www.podcastforteachers.org and the link there to our learningtimes.org community for the fully searchable database of all episodes, posting episode feedback, and more.


Hi to all our new International Podcasting Expo friends!

Let your cohosts Mark and Kathy know how you use podcasts with your
students and email your comments and questions to
Email podcastforteachers@gmail.com OR


Call in and leave a message on our LearningTimes "Record-by-Phone" line: 1-800-609-9006 x8055

Visit PFT @ Learningtimes.org


Not yet a member of LearningTimes.org?
Join now. It's free and only takes a moment.
Once you join, you have full searching capabilities,
and much more in the
Podcast for TeachersSM library
PFT's name and content is developed, produced and (c) by Fordham RETC, King and Gura, 2006.

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Episode 34

4/17/06 Technogymnastics- Balancing Innovation, Gaming, Tech Skills, Tech Design, and Learning.

http://www.podcastforteachers.org/TechpodArchives.html
From "Gaming prepares for jobs?" to Ipods, Origami, Folksonomies, Segweys, Profcast and more resources!
Join in as news and resources lead discussion of how educators gain insights from tech use.

Georgia Schools using ipods innovatively,
Muzzy Lane new course teaches instructional gaming,
Wired magazine's April 2006 articles on gaming.
Considerations for educators- the balancing act- design, function, use in technology for education discussion

Special Guest Dr Steven D'Agustino and PFT discuss tech design impact for education: Origami- consider convergence of devices, user friendliness, and reverse complexity, Dr. D'Ag's revelation!
Kathy's find in bookstore: Audiobook combined with MP3 player and Microsoft's Origami discussion- consumers and learners choices and needs, and
Impact of Internet on publishing.
Shout Out to: Jeff Utrecht who provides "utech tips" and the "Thinking Stick" website.
Announcement of Podcast for Professors(c) from PFT

Another NERCOMP Discovery and Resource: A different way of organizing and understanding information- Tagging, Folksonomies such as DeL.icio.us, Digg.com, tools to manage information - Seque.middlebury.edu opensource software from Middlebury College Alex Chapin (More resources from the Nercomp Conference in PFT episode 32)

Resource: profcast.com converting powerpoints into narrated podcasts from colleague Joel Heffner


International Podcasting Expo 4/21-23/06 ---
A virtual conference
Something completley different- podcasting across many areas, not an education conference
Total admission for the three days is $11

Abundant PFT resources and past episodes are available through our website portal www.podcastforteachers.org and the link there to our learningtimes.org community for the fully searchable database of all episodes, posting episode feedback, and more.

Let your cohosts Mark and Kathy know how you use podcasts with your students and email your comments and questions to

Email: podcastforteachers@gmail.com


Leave a message on our LearningTimes "Record-by-Phone" line: 1-800-609-9006 x8055
Outside the U.S. and Canada, call: 678-255-2174 x8055
OR Join us in the PFT online discussion board at Learningtimes.org: (Click Here)

PFT's name and content is developed, produced and (c) by Fordham RETC, King and Gura, 2006.


"More Ed Tech You Can Use Today and Tomorrow!"

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