Episode 44 Starbucks is Loud!

Starbucks is Loud!

In this episode:

Google Hangouts

Mac Memory/Processor and Chrome (Hangout Extra Problems?)

Thanks to Adam Bellow for creating the Change The World campaign – http://edutecher.net/change/ and Richard Byrne for supporting it.

EWeek – Bigger Screen on the iPad? http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Mobile-and-Wireless/Apple-iPad-to-Offer-Smaller-Screen-Size-in-2012-Report-414437/

Viewer Questions!

Pam from Shell Beach, CA writes in:

Do you think the iPads lend themselves to students developing more “creative” content than the Netbooks?
Is that why your school chose them?
Do you think they are worth double the cost of the Netbooks?

Danny brings up the Chromebook.

Google Zeitgeist 2011
http://www.googlezeitgeist.com/en

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAIEamakLoY

Episode 43 Big School Small Tech

Episode 43 Big School Small Tech

In this episode:

After returning from completing the CCTO program at CETPA 2011 in Long Beach, Andrew announces he is leaving Le Grand for a big district IT job. iPads vs. Netbooks was a big hit and the Google Migration Summit Lite was a blast. iPads are everywhere, despite Andrew’s best efforts. Danny’s got tools, tips and who knows what else on his new iMac:

TextExpander
JumpCut

Episode 41 CUE Rockstar All Stars 2011 LIVE

CUE Rockstar All Stars 2011 LIVE

Recorded Live at Minarets High School during the 2011 CUR Rockstar Teacher Summer Tech Camp event. With Special Guests:

Joanie, Chelsea Milliorn, John, Benjamin Caulder, Chris Durham, Dave Childers, Diane Main, Jim Sill, Jon Corippo and Mike Lawrence

Episode 40 The Ubermix Love Fest

Episode 40 The Ubermix Love Fest

We have guests (finally!) and we can’t stop taking about the #ubermix. The Father of the ubermix Jim Klein stops by and along with Dr. Mike Vollmert we discuss netbooks while cleverly avoiding talking about the device that shall not be named. Two of us (not Danny) woke up at ‘0 dark thirty and went on a Photo Walk in Yosemite with Ken Shelton. Check out the Photo Walk ShutterFly Photo Book http://www.shutterfly.com/photo-books?escFlag=1. Did you know if you’re an educator you can buy Lightroom for the low price of only $89!

Episode 39 YaTaWa

Episode 39 YaTaWa

In this episode:

Andrew Goes Google.

iPads apps – 138 apps / 5.5 GB and growing

Phonosomes http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/phonosome/id427387519?mt=8
iMotion HD http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/imotion-hd/id421365625?mt=8
iMotion Remote http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/imotion-remote/id433868802?mt=8

YouTube Teacher Studio #YTAWA
Google Teacher Academy #GTAWA

Episode 38 Too Many Acronyms

Episode 38 Too Many Acronyms

We don’t make classroom teachers, we make them better. (It’s not ADM, it’s BASF. Come on Andrew!) The long format is back baby. Over an hour of action packed exciting edtech discussions in this episode:

Chad Kafka @chadkafka- Google Certified Teacher, newly inducted Apple Distinguished Educator.  Works as a middle school computer teacher and Technology Coach in Franklin, WI — just south of Milwaukee.

  • Working on imaging iPod touch devices for middle school
  • Exploring Google+

Jon Corippo @jcorippo – Soon to be Google Certified Teacher and Apple Distinguished Educator. Minarets High School. All around helpful guy.

After a week, thoughts on Google+

Rock Star Teacher Tech Camp- Jon Explains his vision

A discussion on how student teacher’s are not being taught technology in the classroom.

How are iTunes and the Mac App store going to work for schools using apps on multiple computers.

@DigitalRoberto Robert Craven at Saddleback Unified might have some answers

Using iBoss and Work Group Manager to help manage Macbooks and maybe even iPads/iPods

EdReach Podcasts – http://edreach.us/

Students & Screencasting

  • App for iPad:  ShowMe, SonicPics, possibly Doceri
  • Quicktime 10 on Mac
  • Desktop: Camtasia, Jing, Screenflow

Google Apps vs. iCloud and iPads.

Music By Kevin Macleod – http://incompetech.com/m/c/royalty-free/

Episode 36 Small School Big iPads

Small School Big iPads

In this episode:

Summer is here, yeah!!! Time to pull down the network.

iPad deployment fun

This week in Docs and Sites: Ignore All, Ubuntu, and Site soft delete - is Google trying to tell us something?

WWDC and all things Apple – is Apple using the best from everyone else?

Anytime Anywhere Learning Foundation – aalf.org

Introducing appointment slots in Google Calendar - Got to love the Google Calendar!!!

Change Google Calendar’s default meeting length and more print options – More Google Calendar Goodness

Google Teacher Academy Seattle WA June 16th Midnight deadline – Sorry to Late, but check out the resources – https://sites.google.com/site/gtaresources/

Chromebook Pilot Lessons Learned – Kipp LA School: http://www.learncentral.org/event/159106

Rockstar Teacher Summer Tech Camp August 2-4th http://www.cue.org/rockstar

Let us know if you would like to be a guest over the summer.  danny@smallschoolbigtech.com or andrew@smallschoolbigtech.com or use our appointment scheduler (Go Google Calendar)

Episode 33 Back In the US of A

In this episode:

32 iMacs imaged with Target Disk mode at school today. http://yfrog.com/h020hinj
Link for a easier way from our friend Jon Corippo -

Upload a folder to Google Docs – http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2011/04/simpler-file-upload-in-google-docs.html

Upload images to Spreadsheets – http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2011/04/upload-images-in-google-spreadsheets.html

Sliderocket bought out by VMWare – http://www.fiercecontentmanagement.com/story/vmware-takes-social-turn-sliderocket-purchase/2011-04-27

Nook Color Firmware update or Rooted

Google Docs app for Android – http://googlemobile.blogspot.com/2011/04/introducing-new-google-docs-app-for.html

5 years of Google Calendar and a new favicon – http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2011/04/5-years-of-google-calendar-and-new.html

CUE Rockstar – http://www.CUE.org/rockstar