As an educator and a believer in student engagement, my mission is to promote the implementation of technology as a tool to engage students, motivate them to learn, and to inspire them to be life long learners.My podcasts will center on interviewing students about projects they have created and how they see technology assisting them in their future endeavors.
Mantz's Mission Episode 6 - Earth Day PLN Style22/04/2010 Duração: 38min
In this podcast I work with Tina Schneider and Barbara Tallent from LiveBinders.com to conduct a interview using drop.io with Steve Katz (Costa Rica) and Elaine Plybon (Dallas, TX) about going paperless in education to honor Earth Day April 22, 2010.
Mantz's Mission Episode 5 - LiveBinders.com27/02/2010 Duração: 24min
In this episode of Mantz's Mission I have the honor of interviewing the founders Tina and Barbara of LiveBinders.com. Both ladies provide insight to their vision in creating such a Web 2.0 tool as well as methods to successfully use this excellent education resource.
Mantz's Mission Episode 4 Digital Storytelling25/03/2009 Duração: 14min
In this episode I have the honor of using Skype to interview one of Paul Bogush's students in Connecticut. This student used Microsoft Moviemaker to produce a digital story about Rosa Parks. We briefly discuss her process of using Moviemaker to create the story for the African-American month project. Questions also consisted of how Rosa Parks actions influenced our current culture as well as how technology influences education today. Here is athe link to the student's digital story about Rosa Parks. http://www.schooltube.com/video/24984/The-Story-of-Rosa-Parks