Learn how the Mankato Public Schools have saved money and improved reliability of IT services by moving to online-based applications with your host Peggy Sheehy and guest Doug Johnson
Episode 17 Broadcast 9 February 2010
Some of the best leaders and innovators using virtual worlds like Second Life are teachers. This show reveals the processes and accomplishments of the pioneers in education and technology.
Series host is Peggy Sheehy, ITF/ Media Specialist at Suffern Middle School.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Peggy is a fierce advocate for the meaningful infusion of technology in education and in 2006 established the first middle school educational presence in Teen Second Life: Ramapo Islands. Well into their second year of learning in Second Life, Ramapo Islands now hosts over 1000 students and their teachers.
Past guests include Emmy award winning producer Marty Keltz, MITÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Project New Media Literacies Research Director, Erin Reilly, Head of IT and E-Learning at Qatar Academy in Doha, Qatar, Julie Lindsay and many others.
The Eduverse Talks are 30 minute discussions featuring slide presentations from the guests.
ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) produces the series with support from Hewlett-Packard.