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ISTE Books Author Interview Episode 10: Holly Poteete

Holly Poteete, author of The Computer Lab Teacher’s Survival Guide: K6 Units for the Whole Year, Second Edition, discusses technology skills her book covers and how teachers can use the lessons and materials provided to teach students critical technology skills. Poteete also gives a peek inside of what’s new in this second edition.  

Direct download: COMLA2_Holly_Poteete__Interview.mp3
Category:Author Interview -- posted at: 9:46am PST

ISTE Books Author Interview Episode 10: Grace E. Smith and Stephanie Throne

Grace E. Smith and Stephanie Throne, authors of Differentiating Instruction with Technology in Middle School Classrooms, discuss the importance of differentiated instruction (DI), especially with the middle school age group, and explain how teachers can use technology to facilitate DI easily and effectively.

Direct download: DIFF68_Interview.mp3
Category:Author Interview -- posted at: 10:29am PST

ISTE Books: Second Podcasting Contest

Christopher Shamburg, author of Student-Powered Podcasting, introduces ISTE’s Foley Art, contest. See first hand how creating sound effects can help students understand the heart of a medium and effective communication. The contest, from October 26–November 6, is open to both teachers and students.

Direct download: Foley_contest_Podcast_final.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:35pm PST

JCTE Author Perspectives Episode 7: Gerry Swan This is an interview with Gerry Swan, author of the article entitled, "Tools for Data-Driven Decision Making in Teacher Education: Designing a Portal to Conduct Field Observation Inquiry" published in the spring of 2009.
Direct download: Swan2.mp3
Category:JCTE -- posted at: 10:34am PST

ISTE Books: Podcasting Contest

Christopher Shamburg, author of Student-Powered Podcasting, introduces the Six Sounds in Search of an Author contest. It's a challenge and opportunity to get creative within specific boundaries and rules (your story, our sounds, one minute). The contest, from October 1223, is open to both teachers and students. 

Direct download: six_sounds_invitation.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:14pm PST

ISTE Books Author Interview Episode 9: Christopher Shamburg Christopher Shamburg, author of Student-Powered Podcasting, discusses the 21st-century skills students gain from creating podcasts, how he has personally used podcasts in his classes, and why knowing how to podcast is important. Shamburg also addresses copyright concerns and gives a peak into the upcoming contests he’ll be conducting.
Direct download: ChrisShamburgInterview.mp3
Category:Author Interview -- posted at: 10:32am PST

ISTE Books Author Interview Episode 8: Laurence Peters Laurence Peters, author of Global Education: Using Technology to Bring the World to Your Students, discusses why it is so important for today’s students to receive a global education. Peters shares his ideas on fitting global education into an already busy school day and provides examples of how to use Web 2.0 to connect students from around the world.

 

Direct download: Laurence_Peters.mp3
Category:Author Interview -- posted at: 3:30pm PST

ISTE Books Author Interview Episode 7: Jennifer Roland

Jennifer Roland, editor of The Best of Learning & Leading with Technology: Selections from Volumes 31–35, discusses this new compilation of articles from ISTE’s flagship magazine. Roland talks about how she chose the content and how the book serves as an indispensable resource for educators as they explore innovative and effective uses of technology.

Direct download: Jennifer_Roland_Interview_Final.mp3
Category:Author Interview -- posted at: 9:03am PST

ISTE Books Author Interview Episode 6: Pamela Livingston

In this interview with Pamela Livingston, author of 1-to-1 Learning, Laptop Programs That Work, Second Edition, she discusses the updated edition of her book. Livingston talks about the advantages and challenges of 1-to-1 learning and how her book can assist educators interested in developing or enhancing laptop programs in their schools.

Direct download: lapto2_Pamel__Livingston_interview.mp3
Category:Author Interview -- posted at: 10:29am PST

ISTE Books Author Interview Episode 5: Camille Cole, Kecia Ray, and Jan Zanetis

In this interview with Camille Cole, Kecia Ray, and Jan Zanetis, coauthors of Videoconferencing for K–12 Classrooms, Second Edition and coeditors of Interactive Videoconferencing (Ray, Zanetis), discuss the second edition of their book. The authors share what videoconferencing is, how it can be used in the classroom, what educators need to do to get started, and what the future of videoconferencing looks like.

Direct download: Ulum_interview.mp3
Category:Author Interview -- posted at: 10:53am PST

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