Ed Tech Crew 112 - We're back!

Podcast number 112 - February 1st 2010

[EDTECHCREW112.mp3 Running time: 47:15 mins, size: 32.6 MB]

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Farms 100 wordpress themes
http://wpmudev.org/project/Farms-100-big-ones-theme-pack

Voicethread
http://digitallyspeaking.pbworks.com/Voicethread

iPad
Is it fair to compare Apple's iPad to a netbook?
Article - http://blogs.smh.com.au/digital-life/gadgetsonthego/2010/02/01/isitfairtoc.html

And  ...  10 things Netbooks still do better than an iPad
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-10443246-1.html?tag=twitter2

Readings  - some good some not so good....
Towards a 21st century national software infrastructure for education

Strategic ICT Advisory Service, DEEWR, 14 December 2009
http://www.educationau.edu.au/sites/default/files/SICTAS_sinf.pdf

Password Study - http://www.theage.com.au/technology/security/hacking-online-accounts-is-easy-as-abc123-20100122-mpni.html

Oppression of Technology
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20427390.100

Google Chrome
http://www.chromeextensions.org

Google Introduces File Uploads to Goolge Docs:
http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/01/upload-your-files-and-access-them.html

Feedback from listeners

Andrew Sartori - App Slappy podcast
http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=318692077

Jo Mcleay
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2010/jan/10/playing-in-the-virtual-world

Website of interest:

EdNA Yearly Calendar - Go to http://www.edna.edu.au/edna/go/schooled/pid/513 - you are able to download the whole calendar or just month by month from that page.

Events

The kodu technical beta is out http://fuse.microsoft.com/kodu
Richard Olsen will be having an online course here: http://planetkodu.com/

Scratch Day 2010 - May 22, 2010: http://day.scratch.mit.edu/

Scratch Conference in the US-
August 11, 2010 – August 14, 2010
http://events.scratch.mit.edu/conference/

ACEC Conference 2010
http://acec2010.info

Computer
Games  Boot Camp - Andrew Owen

http://www.infotech.monash.edu.au/promotion/games-boot-camp/

We have created an Ed Tech Crew Calendar to list events and activities
- http://www.google.com/calendar/hosted/itmadesimple.com/embed?src=fceepisipmhn0qmkfodn4poc28%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=Australia/Sydney

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