Ed Tech Crew 124 - Tony's Exploding Head

Podcast number 124 - May 4th 2010

[Running time: 1hour 32 seconds, size: 41.7 MB]

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The HP Slate is dead! http://gizmodo.com/5527824/hp-slate-is-dead-on-arrival-says-techcrunch

And so is the Courier!
http://gizmodo.com/5527442/microsoft-cancels-innovative-courier-tablet-project

No Flash on the iPhone? Apple's Steve Jobs
http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2010/04/29/flash-iphone-apples-steve-jobs-finally-explains/?test=latestnews
http://www.apple.com/hotnews/thoughts-on-flash/
http://www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/microsoft-we-dont-like-flash-either-20100503-u2bk.html

General Websites of interest

Lucid Lynx
http://arstechnica.com/open-source/news/2010/04/ubuntu-1004-arrives-with-extended-support-and-less-brown.ars
More Podcasts
http://www.gpodder.net/toplist/

Huge Image of Paris
http://www.paris-26-gigapixels.com/index-en.html

Horizon report
http://www.cosn.org/horizon/
http://www.educationau.edu.au/technology-horizon

ICT Innovation Fund Open - 29th April
http://www.deewr.gov.au/Schooling/DigitalEducationRevolution/DigitalStrategyforTeachers/Pages/ICTInnovationFund.aspx
Applications must be submitted to DEEWR by 5.00pm (AEST) 17 June 2010. 34 Business Days - 46 Days in total to get your applications in.

Andrew Williamson http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2010/04/new-google-docs.html

Ultranet and mobiles
http://abcreative.posterous.com/here-comes-the-ultranet-but-wheres-the-mobile

iPhone: the Teacher’s best friend | Removing the 'e' from 'e-learning'
http://richlambert.edublogs.org/2010/04/17/iphone-the-teachers-best-friend/

Polling tools with Twitter http://twtpoll.com/

Research - 2008 ICT Literacy
report: http://www.mceecdya.edu.au/mceecdya/nap_ictl_2008_report_press_release,31023.html

And http://socialmediaguidelines.pbworks.com/

Websites of interest:

Darrel
http://mashable.com/2010/04/15/reduce-social-media-distractions/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+Mashable+(Mashable)

And Tagclouds via Glenn Macmahon
http://www.tagxedo.com/

Donkey work - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-au/ff472324.aspx
Download the installer here: http://www.microsoft.com/web/downloads/platform.aspx

Icelandic Volcano - Webcams (check out what is happening) also loved the Google Chrome built in translator
http://mila.is/english/

Feedback from listeners
Space Ed -  "A new way of learning with repetition of question answers. Increase recall with spaced email questions. Author a class most are free." http://www.spaceded.com/

Jo McLeay - Jesse Schell's mindblowing talk on the future of games (DICE 2010)
http://fury.com/2010/02/jesse-shells-mindblowing-talk-on-the-future-of-games-dice-2010/#respond

11 Reasons Advanced Technology Classrooms Fail
http://campustechnology.com/articles/2010/04/28/11-reasons-advanced-technology-classrooms-fail.aspx

Teresa Rush - Best of iTunes University
http://www.learnoutloud.com/content/blog/archives/2007/07/best_of_itunes.html

ICT Guides for Teachers
http://www.iprimary.co.uk/index.php

ScienceHouse
http://www.sciencehouse.com/videoscience-experiments.html

School Wide Literacy with Web2 tools
http://www.teachersfirst.com/schoolwidelit/index.cfm

Internet Smarts
http://powertolearn.com/internet_smarts/index.shtml

http://pbskids.org/designsquad/parentseducators/download_animations.html

Andrew Jepperson scanR :: Scan, print and fax from your phone
http://www.scanr.com

Kids' Vid: Video Production for Students
http://kidsvid.4teachers.org/

Sue Tapp - MobileRead Wiki - E-book stores
http://wiki.mobileread.com/wiki/E-book_stores

31 days to Become a Better Ed Tech Leader
http://www.ictineducation.org/home-page/2010/4/23/31-days-to-become-a-better-ed-tech-leader-day-1-carry-out-a.html

Wes Kresiel - Plagarism
http://www.duplichecker.com/
http://www.articlechecker.com/

From katiesw1 on delicious - Twitter with Students (Lee Kolbert) - https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ArEWinLIvaYEdDlyTnVTV3JyX3d3QzhrRkJKd0tnc0E&hl=en
12 Great Free Video Tutorial Sites To Brush Up Your Tech Skills http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/12-great-free-video-tutorial-sites-brush-tech-skills/

From mrbps on delicious
http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/development/27-twitter-tools-to-help-you-find-and-manage-followers
http://nikpeachey.blogspot.com/2010/04/tick-list-of-21st-century-digital.html

Course:
ImmersED - Exploring virtual worlds for education and careers -
http://www.groups.edna.edu.au/course/view.php?id=2420

http://www.createdebate.com/
Create debate is an online space to browse a debates on an ever expanding range of topics, create your own debate or popularity contest, participate in a debate amongst other activities.

Zorap
http://www.zorap.com/Landing.aspx
Zorap lets you video chat to up to 50 friends, listen to music, watch videos and share pictures.

Ashley Proud
https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/lambangeielkjcnmioccboaphdfcffib


Videos:

Tim the Student - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26be01Z4TJ0&feature=player_embedded
Check this video out from a TEDx event

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