27 February 2007
Comcast Newsmaker: Dr. Scott McLeod of CASTLE
Recently, Dr. Scott McLeod, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Policy and Administration at the University of Minnesota sat down with Colleen Needles, the host of Comcast Newsmakers (Twin Cities Region, MN edition), to discuss his work as Director of the UCEA Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education (CASTLE).
In this brief but wide ranging interview [MP3, 6MB], which aired on CNN Headline News, Dr. McLeod shares his views on what will be necessary to ensure that school leaders can survive and even thrive in the fast changing, technologically-rich era in which we are all living.
For more on Dr. McLeod's views about the future of school leadership and education, be sure to visit his award-winning blog, Dangerously Irrelevant.
15 February 2007
In Their Own Words: Missouri "Teaching with Cable" Award Winners
The 2006 Missouri Teaching with Cable Award winners include:
- Stephanie Affield, Chillicothe Middle School;
- Lois Jacobs, Valley Park Elementary School;
- Shari Housewright, Queen of All Saints Catholic School; and,
- Jeff Knold, Truman High School.
Pictured above are the awards winners with Missouri Governor Matt Blunt. Teachers, pictured from left, Lois Jacobs, Stephanie Affield and Shari Housewright.
Our congratulations to these outstanding educators!
14 February 2007
Alton Brown: Science, Food, and Why Kids Dig "Good Eats"
In this interview [MP3, 13MB] with Cable in the Classroom Magazine’s Lauren Capolupo, Brown discusses why science is such a major part of his program and how teachers can and should apply his techniques in the classroom.