09 October 2008
Time for Kids to Vote!
The program's host, Linda Ellerbee, joined Kids.Cable.Learning for this podcast (15.6MB, MP3) to tell us about how kids can get involved - and pick the president.
Kids Pick the President airs Sunday, October 12th at 9pm EST on Nick. Then, kids get to vote for president online - polls open immediately following the show.
Kids can vote online from October 12th - Oct 20th.
The winner of the kids' presidential race will be announced on Monday, Oct. 20th at 8pm EST on Nick.
Nickelodeon's Kids Pick the President
03 September 2008
Developing 21st Century Skills in School and District Leaders
Members of the panel discussed the 2007 revised framework of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, which offers a vision for educational technology leaders. The panel, comprised of experts from cutting-edge districts and thought leaders from higher education and the nonprofit sector, examined common assumptions and goals for technology integration in the context of the 21st century skills movement. More importantly, panelists and attendees discussed what skills, knowledge and expertise school leaders must have for our nation’s evolving learning expectations.
For this podcast (MP3, 23.5MB), we spoke with one of the panelists, Terry Clark, a 2005 Cable's Leaders in Learning Award winner and the assistant superintendent for Instruction and Technology at Bethpage Union Free School District in New York. Mr. Clark discussed how teachers in his school district are currently implementing the revised framework of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, which offers a vision for educational technology leaders.
Web site resources:
Consortium for School Networking
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Bethpage Union Free School District
Cable's Leaders in Learning Awards
25 August 2008
Documenting Youth in Action
In this podcast (mp3, 10.6MB), Moises shared how mun2 picked the topics for the documentary series and explained the process that goes into putting together the films. He also shared his thoughts on how teachers and students can – and should – use the series in classrooms.
Web site resources:
Inspiring Youth in Their Communities Podcast
04 August 2008
Got STEM? Building Interest in STEM among Girls and Minorities
01 August 2008
More eLECTIONS resources
CNN Student News
CNN Student News: Talking Democracy