Sunday, October 28, 2007

Notes Worth Blogging

Here's a collection of my notes, using google notebook and exporting to google docs, so far from the k12online conference. Many more to come, hopefully.
Will be looking for a class to join with 7th/8th graders for Genocide presentations. We can broadcast live with uStream or collaborate with Skype. If interested please send an email or use twitter.


flash meeting; (elem email-type software flashreading)

meebo: yahoo, aol, msn, etc. IM's together
gizmo, skpye twitter,

flat classroom; thousand one tales wiki;
virtual 3x5 index cards online - paraphrasing

school code for class blogmeister
email david waren for new code
yahoo group support

free software, for smart board
podomatic for podcasting
classroom 2.0 ning
twitter for answers

from Will's workshop:
YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.
dove evolution
IFS 3D model Sketch


ning, share with guest and cohost,
webcastacademy; ging, uclid, skype, ustream,

listen with real player and open a chat room

with Skype, hijack to hear others

women of web network

Seek first to understand; then to be understood

tech? judy fusco, pull professionals away from their practice

imovie and Photo Story 3

digital video w/creativity show every clip to someone in class to see what they were saying
model character

teacher using tech and succeeding; Brian Crosby

ToonDoo - The Cartoon Strip Creator - Create, Publish, Share, Discuss!
ToonDoo is a wacky way to get creative with comics.
This will be fun to use in class...and printable or email-able for sharing! Just make sure to have them viewable only by friends (not public, to restrict rude comments)

KeyTech Teaching with Wings (edublog)
call in to make instant podcasts

read when you can...

Google Apps overview

page creator
?start page

Key-Tech Wiki » home
Key-Tech Wiki

The Connected Classroom » home
"Connected" Classroom

youtech tips 2.0

David Warlick

(Website Design ifstech with gmail account)

Fliqz - We power video
Fliqzster widget is a blogger's dream

log in to front page

wiki info - show all pages (sandbox play around)

persceptive pixcels youtube video

David Jakes powerpoints

DST: Life 'Round Here Project
instructional methodologies

ChatCasting: A Summary
Skype to chat during a conference presentation

wiki is hawian fast


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Link to Google Calendar

Home: Video Lectures from TED
Hans Rosling's presentation

Friday, September 7, 2007

New Updates for Google Earth - See the Stars!

Try downloading the google earth pack for new features that allow you to sore through the stars!

Saturday, September 1, 2007

Summing it 1min & 32sec!

The Human Network

Watching the world change - and the children living it. Teachers have to step up to the plate and take educating to the next level of global learning!

Friday, August 17, 2007

Teaching With Wings

August 17th, In-Service Workshop @ Universal School

Learning has changed, but teaching has stayed the same "outdated"
Daily technology impact by the year 2010
Buying a Computer: selecting components for data capacity vs. human capacity
    • Google Earth assignment
      • Marking places
      • Tours/Virtual Field Trips
      • Sketchup Download (IFS 3D Model)
      • Multiple Layers and Content Available (Darfur)
      • Enhancements are Endless

  • iGoogle homepage setup
    • create gmail account
      • select a theme
    • "Add Stuff" link: search gadgets
*Keysha! This is a dream come true for collaboration efforts! Thanks for thinking of it! :)
      • Google Scholar: simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.
      • News Highlights by subject of interest or current affairs


Extras Resources

Hands-on break time

Curriculum Integration Tools {ISTE NETS-T Standards 1A-B, 2A-E, 3A-D, 4A-D, 5A-D, 6A-E}
    • Podcast: internet radio
      • Recent site Will Richardson and others are enjoying for podcasting their blogs: Talkr for podcasts
      • Podcast with itunes education link categories, k-12 Princeton review vocabulary minute

      3 steps: Record digital audio: ipod, microphone jack, cell phone, etc

      • Compose
      • add link to classroom/school websites or begin a digital portfolio
    • EPals
    • Pictures & Video
      • Dove Beauty Video on youtube sample
      • Teach students the right way to use for positive benefits to share knowledge (myspace)
      • 2008 Presidential Elections staying afloat with global audience in cyberspace
      • Overhead projectors are antique and should be replaced with LCD projectors!
      • Digial Storyboards: Have students dipict or search for content related images to navigate through chapters.
      • Pangaea Cinema Day , on May 10, 2008= simultaneous screening to millions of people around the world of powerful human stories
    • PowerPoint
      • Presentation in less than 5 minutes
      • Connection, Content, Passion with audio, animation and digital media
      • Microsoft Free Templates
      • Hand-outs for student notes
    • Discovery Education
      • allowing classrooms to journey with scientist and interact with technology

Today thanks to interactive technologies it is possible to break down the barriers of our walls and distance, to be mentored and serve as a mentor by and for teachers and students literally all over our planet.

Traditional twentieth-century educational practices will no longer provide students with the skills needed to become productive citizens in today's high-tech global workplace. Capture your children's attention and retain it with digital media!