This podcast features an interview with Leesa Potts, a teacher at the Arkansas Department of Education’s Distance Learning Center (DLC) in Maumelle, Arkansas, just outside Little Rock. At the DLC, teachers teach high school students around the state every day using a blended combination of videoconferencing technologies and computer software programs. SameTime software permits students and teachers to synchronously see the same content on their computer screens and collaboratively work together. Think about an overhead projector which shows its image on every student’s desk, and permits every student to also write or type on the projected image, and you’ll have an idea about what the interaction is like in this environment. Many thanks to Leesa for sharing her perspectives as a first-year secondary teacher in an extremely digitally infused teaching environment!

Show notes for this podcast include:

  1. Arkansas Department of Education Distance Learning Center
  2. Lotus SameTime Software (by IBM) for realtime webconferencing and instant messaging

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