The 21st Century Classroom
By Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education
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Edtech news and how-to's for the 21st century learning environment, from the Tarrant Institute for Innovative Education.
||CleanMaking history on the radio with community partners||Middle school students power Brattleboro’s radio days Brattleboro, Vermont was incorporated back in 1753, a former military fort that embraced trading, commerce and the power of nearby Whetstone Falls to spur mill production.||5/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanData shows #vted leads nation in educators on Twitter||Vermont’s new leading role online In today’s podcast, Mark Olofson talks with Joshua Rosenberg and Spencer Greenhalgh, education researchers from Michigan State University. Their research focuses on the state-level twitter conversations among educator||12/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMathew’s Y.E.A.R. at The Compass School||Scaffolding year-end reflections At The Compass School in Westminster, Vermont, students advance through grades by producing evidence of their accomplishments from the year, using the previous year’s reflection to inform the current one.||5/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScreencasting for a student-led conference||Using technology to help family communication go more smoothly This week on the podcast: Rachel Mark traveled to The Dorset School, in Southern Vermont, to talk with educator Mandy Thomas and her 6th grade students,||2/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMiddle schoolers helping locally and globally||The Great Shelburne Pencil Drive||11/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanZ is for Generation Z||Who is Generation Z?||10/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcasting with Principal Berry||How school change began with just one person, and just one podcast We talk with Richmond Elementary School principal Mike Berry about how he’s using podcasts and other digital storytelling to help his students find their voices and prepare them to tell.||10/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat goes into measuring the success of edtech?||What does “quality” mean in assessing statewide digital efforts? The Foundation for Excellence in Education recently released its 2014 Digital Learning Report Card. According to this report, Vermont does not support digital learning. In fact,||10/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanM is for Minecraft||How to use Minecraft with students Minecraft is an example of welcoming in student-driven modes of learning, exploration and demonstration of learning. Students find the platform deeply engaging because they can use it to build entire worlds,||9/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat it’s really like to use an LMS with students||edmodo vs Schoology, digital badges and how to leave a great comment||5/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
A great podcast about Vermont schools
Wish there were more episodes!