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 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

Episode 30 To CUE11 And Back in One Piece

To CUE11 And Back in One Piece

In this episode:

We’re Back from #cue11.

Splashtop remote – http://www.splashtop.com/remote – “Enjoy all that your computer has to offer – remotely from your mobile devices. With Splashtop® Remote, you can fully access and control your PC in any way imaginable.”

Doceri – http://doceri.com/ – “Doceri™ is a revolutionary iPad software suite for classrooms, conference rooms, and auditoriums – any place where you give presentations, teach, or collaborate.”

Michael Horn – Disrupting Class – http://books.google.com/books?id=HHKLM5IXlooC&lpg=PP1&dq=Michael%20Horn%20Disrupting&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q&f=false

Robert Craven @digitalroberto – Saddleback Unified School District

CUE Macworld 2011: The Teaser Reel

CUE Macworld 2011: The Teaser Reel

We’ve got almost three hours of audio from this year’s amazing CUE Macworld event. Interviews with Mike Lawrence – Executive Director of CUE, Dominic Tremblay – Curriculum Consultant all the way from Canada, Diane Main – Google Certified Teacher and of course Danny and Andrew’s commentary and thoughts on the day.

Once again, Jon Corippo and CUE put on a great educator professional development experience! This is just a taste, more audio to come.

Episode 25 Apps, Apps and More Apps

Episode 25 Apps, Apps and More Apps

In this episode: 

Google Apps just got smarter: introducing the Apps Marketplace’s new EDU category

This week in Docs: Video player in the document list

Use Chrome and Chromium Side-By-Side for Easy Profile Management
Google offering MSI to simplify Chrome enterprise deployment – Google Chrome in the classroom lab

The Best Ways to Tweak Your Search When Google Doesn’t Give You What You Want
- Google Search Lessons Google Web Search – Classroom Lessons and Resources

Google Search from Daniel M. Russell –  http://searchresearch1.blogspot.com/

iPads in Education from Sam Gliksman http://ipadeducators.ning.com

Jim Klein influences Andrew again – How to Turn a Nook Color into an Awesome Android Tablet

CUE at Macworld http://cue.org/macworld

Episode 21 “Ring, Ring”

Episode 21 Ring, Ring

In this episode:

Scientist find New Life…. in Mono Lake, CA. We touch on our favorite topic, IWBs (Interactive White Boards), then talk about screencasting in the class, Animoto goes medieval on education with a 50 student cap and don’t forget http://www.cue.org/Macworld and the secret code: MWCUE2.

Danny’s Google Hot List:
Google Translator Toolkit – Now available with Google Apps
Another Demo Slam – http://www.demoslam.com/#/champs/wxDRburxwz8
Google Apps Education Training Center to help in the creation of classroom how-to videos

The Non-Google Links:
NASA Finds New Life http://goo.gl/oIY3m
Check out our K12HSN Online Video project – www.t3onlinelearning.com
Need to read words off a screen? http://www.cueprompter.com/
Animoto Education Registration Link
http://www.cue.org/Macworld (Use Jon’s super secret code: MWCUE2)
IT Lone Ranger Tech Camp Feb 19, 2011 – http://ctap7.k12oms.org/eventdetail.php?id=43869

The Tweets!

dancallahan

Smartboard presenter is showing us the video “A vision of K-12 Education” but it doesn’t really match up to what I think IWBs are for.

ASCD

Should 21st century teachers continue to compartmentalize learning with daily lesson plans? More in an ASCD EDge post: http://bit.ly/eVfLLA

chadkafka

“When teaching media in class there are two rules: 1-video should be shorter. 2-should be edited one more time!” From @garystager #gl2010

iteachag

2 Impressive Alternatives To Animoto That Will Help You Make Slick Home Videos http://goo.gl/IkUFk

Episode 18 “MWCUE2”

Episode 18 MWCUE2

In this episode:

The Silent Andrew episode. Andrew has all kinds of audio issues and mutes his mic while Danny manages to keep the show going to bring you a great episode with SSBT field reporter Jon Corippo @jcorippo giving us the CETPA Exhibitor Hall run down and special guest Richard Byrne @rmbyrne sharing the story behind his amazing http://www.freetech4teachers.com/ blog.

Upcoming Event:
http://www.cue.org/macworld/
Great discount for teachers to attend MacWorld Users Conference (Only $105 with Special CUE Code – MWCUE2 ) Thursday-Saturday, January 27-29, 2011 (regularly $395-475 without the CUE promo code) CUE sessions will be on Saturday (SSBT may be in the house!)
Check the link for all the great presenters and presentations that will be going on along with some great giveaways.

Featured Blog and Special Guest:
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/ – Richard Byrne – @rmbyrne – Google Certified Teacher
Free resources and lesson plans for teaching with technology

Honorable Mention:
Ken Shelton is not waiting for Superman.

Jon’s CETPA 2010 picks from the Exhibitor show floor:
SMART notebook
cyberschool.com

The Day Apple Roared – Lion is coming! http://lifehacker.com/5668967/what-to-expect-in-mac-os-x-107-lion

Is easy App Development for iPhone/iPad just around the corner?
http://gizmodo.com/5596596/whats-ilife11-mysterious-new-application