Re: New podcast uploaded.

  • From: "dennis" <dennisc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2006 07:57:21 -0500

yeh, i have opinions on those things and would like to hear what you have to say on the issue. i grew up mainstreamed and never went to a blind school. i have feelings on both sides of the issue. btw i'm 39 years old and things were sure a lot different when i was in school. sheesh! now i sound old.
----- Original Message ----- From: "Gary Wood" <k8hlx@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2006 5:04 PM
Subject: Re: New podcast uploaded.

Well there may be an interesting podcast if you discussed the advantages and disadvantages of schools for the blind, and likewise, advantages and/or disadvantages of mainstreaming!
----- Original Message ----- From: "John Moore" <coasterfreak88@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2006 5:52 PM
Subject: Re: New podcast uploaded.

Actually, due to the fact that I do not want to lose subscribers, I
have decided not to do a school for the blind podcast. Plus, I was
having a lot of problems last night with my technology. Today, I talk
about WinTrans and AOL Music. Check it out.

On 9/5/06, Gary Wood <k8hlx@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hi John! I went to the Michigan School for the Blind from September of 1947
until June of 1960. I felt that my schooling there was useful, although I
lived in Lansing, where the school used to be, and I lived only eight blocks
from school. A cab took me back and forth to school up to the 10th grade.
When I was in the 11th grade, I walked back and forth to school for a while.
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Moore" <coasterfreak88@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: <exploders@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; <pc-audio@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, September 03, 2006 2:39 AM
Subject: New podcast uploaded.

> Hey all. I have updated my podcast. The current edition of John > Moore's Audio Blog talks about a documentary filmed at the Texas > School for the Blind that I saw the trailer for. I comment on how I > feel about the project and I explain why I am going to nominate the > filmmakers for an AFB award. The podcast for September 3 will be an > interesting one. I will talk about the education of blind children. I > will talk about how I feel about how blind children in regards to how > teachers treat them, using role models from my own school life as > examples. September 4 will be a very, very controversial podcast for a > lot of people. I will talk about schools for the blind and why I think > they do not work and why they are not good in educating blind > children. It will raise a lot of eyebrows and I will probably get > hounded by a lot of people. However, I need to get this off my chest. > I have been thinking about this since graduating from TSB and I feel > it is time I talked about it. To subscribe to my podcast, put the > following URL into your podcasting client: > > > Or, if you just want to check out the podcast main page and download > individual files, go to: > > > Enjoy the podcasts. > > John Moore > >

John Moore

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