120 – YouTube in the Classroom

This week on the WELSTech podcast we talk with the Scholar Ladies of HOPE School and discuss issues around YouTube in the classroom.

The discussion:

Classroom Video Quandary – Joining WELSTech for our monthly installment of classroom technology goodness is Gail Potratz from Emanuel in New London, WI.  This month the ed-tech talk centers on the many uses of YouTube in the classroom, and we share some useful resources and examples to get you started.

The interview:

HOPEs(14:13) Get an A on it – Wendy Greenfield, VP of Development and Communications at HOPE Schools in Milwaukee (WELS), joins Martin and Sallie to discuss the HOPE Idol winning video production and viral YouTube hit, Scholar Ladies.  With nearly one-half million views, we hear the behind-the-scenes story of the use of technology at HOPE to engage the students and share their mission with the world.

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Coming up on WELSTech:

(49:34) Episode 121 – Tune in for Lenten and Easter online resources and an interview with Pastor Guy Marquardt on his Interactive Passion History. (Release date 03/03/10)

The featured artist:

(50:18) We close the podcast with the music of Revelation from Wisconsin Lutheran College (www.revelationwlc.com) – Via Dolorosa from their CD “Once For All”

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