Ed Tech Crew 170 - Up a squiggle down a squiggle

Podcast number 170 - August 16th, 2011.

[Running time: 39.14 mins, size: 34:7 MB]

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News and websites

Project Euler http://projecteuler.net

Congratulations to the Smart Classroom Winners:
http://education.qld.gov.au/smartclassrooms/strategy/dp/teacher-awards.html
Our mate Ashely Proud was recognised so were these teachers from Hambledon State School - Kristie Blakeney & Sharon Baker

FaceBook Digital Citizenship Research Grants
https://www.facebook.com/notes/facebook-safety/facebooks-digital-citizenship-research-grants/244656792221777

Our Friends at TechSmith have started TechSmith Labs http://labs.techsmith.com/

The Adam Scott Foundation Autism Grants Program 2011
http://www.edtechcrew.net/wp-content/podcasts/2011_ASF_Autism_Grants_Application.pdf

Screenflow 3 http://www.telestream.net/screen-flow/

Rudd giveaway gripes: students slam 'slow' laptops
http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/computers/rudd-giveaway-gripes-students-slam-slow-laptops-20110812-1iq3w.html

Feedback from listeners:

From Rhondda Powling
Ask a Teacher http://askatechteacher.wordpress.com/great-websites-for-kids/

From Shelly Terrell Conference Alerts - academic conferences worldwide
http://www.conferencealerts.com

From Camilla Elliot
Readict - iPad Reading  http://www.readict.com

How Stuff Works App
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/howstuffworks-for-ipad/id414876721?mt=8

Gartner HypeCycle - http://www.readwriteweb.com/enterprise/2011/08/gartner-adds-big-data-gamifica.php

From Shane RobertsPortable Linux Apps
http://portablelinuxapps.org

Games:

SuperBetter - https://www.superbetter.us
Jane McGonigal
http://www.economist.com/blogs/babbage/2011/07/self-improvement-games?fsrc=scn%2Ftw%2Fte%2Fbl%2Fjanemcgonigalpickscarrots

From DUST http://from-dust.ubi.com/from-dust/en-GB/home/index.aspx

Apps & Software:Videos:

Amazing Video - not a great deal to do with technology but hey we like itstrandbeests
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSKyHmjyrkA&feature=share

Bored in Maths - Doodling?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ik2CZqsAw28
Up a squiggle - down a squiggle ......

Events:

Serious games for Learning Symposium - Sept 23rd Sydney http://www.mq.edu.au/ltc/gamesforchange/

Melbourne TeachMeet 7th October http://teachmeetmelbourne.wikispaces.com

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