July 26, 2005 1 min read

Somehow this seems akin to seeing a Roman legionnaire wearing a wristwatch in a low-budget movie, but Colonial Williamsburg is offering free podcasts -- downloadable audio interviews about life within Virginia’s restored18th century colonial capitol -- to educators. As far as summertime professional development goes, though, I’d wager that listening to an apprentice cooper discuss the “art and science” of making barrels on your iPod count beats sitting in an overairconditioned conference room as someone drones on about learning styles.

(via Tim Lauer‘s education technology blog)

A version of this news article first appeared in the Blogboard blog.