Monday, June 16, 2008

Episode 23 Exit Strategy

Show notes:
Discussion: @ 3:38
Jeff and Dan discuss how to close out the year and set yourself up for a successful fall.

Tech Talk: @ 38:00
Jeff reviews some sites that let you make cool timelines.

Book Talk @ 49:23
Dan reviews “Action Philosophers” by Fred Van Lente & Ryan Dunlavey

Media Integration: @ 55:44
Dan discusses classroom uses for Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
Star Wars Tech, Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed

Listener Feedback: @ 1:06:27
Tim Russert Dies
Chat with Michael Richards (congrats on making VP of ACTEM)
Thanks to Mark Spahr for the Monty Python Parrot Sketch (palindrome)

Music in this week's episode comes from Penmachine Podcast. “Meltdown Man” intro music by Derek K. Miller. Bumper music, “Particle Spin 30” Composed by:Roy Dank, BMI (33%), Michael Genato, ASCAP (34%), James Ronaghan, BMI (33%) also from

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This episode was recorded June 15, 2008.


mrichme said...


I figured that you needed to hear from one of your Wicked Decent Chummies on this topic. For the last couple of years I've used Notetaker/Noteshare for my planbook. I like it because I can keep my notes, worksheets, assessments, websites, etc in one spot. Taking the time to reflect on the previous year is done quickly through this one stop shopping method.

Another solution that may work at the secondary level, a class wiki that is student supported. A teacher can share the ownership with the students. The expectation could be set where students rotate as the notetaker, thus creating a digital archive. I've seen it where the students will hold each other accountable for accuracy and the teacher can track the history. Teachers can used this living document to make adjustments for the future.

Another great show guys!

Mark said...

I agree with Michael-

A class wiki would be a great way to archive this stuff. I will have to think about using noteshare for this and I would love to see some sample pages from his planbook.

As far as what to call fans of the show, I submit this for your consideration.