Monday, January 19, 2009

Episode 24 - Personal Learning Networks

This week, the conversation centered around Personal Learning Networks. Is there a difference between a face to face network and an online network? How difficult is it to develop a face to face network? The listeners in the chat room had much to say and some interesting links to share so be sure to check it out.

Sheila Adams was officially recognized as a co-host of the show this week. She is our Ustream expert and a great conversationalist. Welcome, Sheila.

Audio and chat are here.

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Episode 23 - Differentiating Instruction for ALL Students

What began as an open mike idea, quickly developed into a conversation about the necessity to differentiate instruction for ALL students, not just those with IEPs or 504s. Maria Knee and Lisa Parisi were joined by Amanda Marrinan, all the way from Brisbane, Alice Mercer, from California, and Sheila Adams, in New Hampshire. Sheila also ran our UStream so the show was heard through that venue this week.

Here is the audio and chat archive.

Here is the UStream audio.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Episode 22 - Goals for 2009

This week, Lisa and Maria talked about their goal setting and resolutions for 2009. Dave Cormier, from EdTechTalk and Worldbridges joined them for part of the show.

At the end of the show, Lisa shared the news of a fund for the Michael Richards' family. Michael and his family were involved in a car accident 2 days after Christmas. Michael's initial plurk is here. If you would like to contribute to the fund, use Paypal and send the payment to

If you would like to help with another project for Michael, please check out the lighthouse wiki.

Audio and chat are here.