Topic = Teacher Intellectual Property, Is That Lesson *Really* Yours?
Streamer = Derrall G
Time Keeper = Durff
Chatroom = Maria / Durff
Intro/Outtro= Durff / Maria
Skypeconferencecall = Alice
Talker/Main Conversant = Alice

Intro: [Maria/ Durff] Welcome to It's Elementary Show #45. We are streaming live on the EdTechTalk Channel of the Worldbridges network with Lisa Durff, a K12 teacher in Maryland,AND Maria Knee, a kindergarten teacher in Deerfield, NH AND Alice Mercer, an Elementary computer lab teacher in Sacramento, CA. Jose Rodriguez, from Los Angeles, will not be with us today. Tonight's streaming is being done by honorary team member, Derrall Garrison who is in Sunnyvale, CA.Today is Monday, March 22, 2010 . We are talking about Intellectual Property and Teachers with IP attorney, Aimee Bissonette (BI so net).

1. Introduction -
  • Who is Aimee Bissonette?
    Aimee has more than twenty years' experience as a lawyer, writer, and teacher (higher ed). Her legal practice focuses on copyright and trademark law, as well as rights licensing issues. She is the author of Cyberlaw for Educators: Maximizing Safety and Minimizing Risk in Classroom for Corwin Press for teachers, media specialists, and school administrators on the legal issues associated with technology in K-12 classrooms.
  • What is intellectual property? Define terms
    - Work for Hire (corporate authorship)
    - Intellectual Property (individual authorship)
  • Lesson plan sales, and the question do teachers own their lesson plans?

2. The Meaty Goodness

3. Review and wrap up by Alice

4. Post show

Outtro: [Maria] This has been It's Elementary Show #45 with Maria Knee, Jose Rodriguez, Alice Mercer, and Lisa Durff webcasting live on the edtechtalk channel of the worldbridges network. Thanks to Worldbridges and Edtechtalk. Special thanks to Jeff Lebow and Dave Cormier. Our next show will be Monday, March 22, 2010.