Ed Tech Crew 199 - The episode that almost never was

Podcast number 199 - May 23rd, 2012.

[Running time: 47:01 mins, size: 39.9 MB]

Dinner and Drinks after ICTEV - check out the doc if you listen to this in time:

News & General Websites of interest:

Principal Letter Home re: Facebook
Kathleen Morris and Riss leung win awards at DEECD event.
Google Knowledge Graph

Feedback from listeners:

John Pearce
How I Published to the iTunes Bookstore
Schools and Students Clash Over Use of Technology
“The Leap is a small iPod sized USB peripheral that creates a 3D interaction space of 8 cubic feet to precisely interact with and control software on your laptop or desktop computer. It's like being able to reach into the computer and pull out information as easily as reaching into a cookie jar. “
The Future of Gamification
"Tech stakeholders and analysts generally believe the use of game mechanics, feedback loops, and rewards will become more embedded in daily life by 2020, but they are split about how widely the trend will extend.”
Heather Bailie 
8 Social Media Strategies for Your Classroom
Andrew Williamson - Connected Mind
Install here first:
A great chrome web app. Easy mind mapping tool that allows you to save to the cloud using google account.
Ian Guest
CodingBat - 4 views
"CodingBat is a free site of live coding problems to build coding skill in Java, and now in Python (example problem), created by Nick Parlante who is computer science lecturer at Stanford. “
Tony Richards
Just a site I found during the week - “Projects are the New Job Interview”
DIY for Kids


Check out Fez on the Microsoft Network - great game play with puzzels and changing approach to platform play - seriously fun. 

Apps & Software & Hardware:


Neil Gaiman Offers Graduates 10 Essential Tips for Working in the Arts
Ken Burns: On Story on Vimeo - 3 views
Master Story Teller - It's lying twenty-four times a second


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