PT3 Now! 108 - Watch in Real Player
We hear about another project that paid K-12 teachers to be technology mentors to professors in northern Virginia. And see this mentor teacher leading her high school French students through a WebQuest she designed.
Introduction - Watch
How are colleges of education preparing tomorrow's teachers to use technology? PT3 NOW! looks at the issues, ideas and strategies of schools of education around the country to retool their teacher preparation programs. PT3 NOW! goes inside colleges and universities and talks with faculty, students and administrators about how they are changing.
Introduces the show's focus on a unique mentoring relationship between a university professor and a high school teacher.
French 2 - Watch
See Laura Bachman, a mentor teacher, leading her French 2 culturally diverse high school students through a WebQuest she designed. She also uses a class web page and email to infuse technology into a foreign language program.
Panel Discussion of French 2 - Watch
Our panel of experts discusses the use of email for student and teacher communication, the use of web-based materials, classroom management skills and the importance of collaborative group work.
Fox and Bachman - Watch
This is a project that pays K-12 teachers to be technology mentors to professors at George Mason University in northern Virginia. We visit Dr. Rebecca Fox, a world languages professor and her mentor and former student Laura Bachman, a high school French teacher. Learn about how Laura helped Becky redesign her World Language Methods course to incorporate technology into the philosophy, the teaching,the learning and the doing.
Panel Discussion of Fox and Bachman - Watch
Our panel of experts discusses a reversed mentor relationship between a K-12 teacher and a college professor.