Ed Tech Crew 115 - Spying Laptop

Podcast number 115 - February 22nd 2010

[EDTECHCREW115.mp3 Running time: 50:31 mins, size: 44.1 MB]

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General topics of interest & In the News week

Ramping up the Facts - 2009 Internet By numbers:
http://royal.pingdom.com/2010/01/22/internet-2009-in-numbers/
Do you know these details:
How many emails were sent last year?
How many website?
How many domain names?
How many images were uploaded to Facebook in a month?
How many photos does Flickr hold?
Plus many many more.....

YouTube adds Safe Mode - implications http://bit.ly/b34CUR

Follow up: Ed Tech Newsletters by Simon Collier & Kathleen McGeady
Aardvark is social search - http://vark.com/
Open Source World

Rich Maths site - The NRICH Project aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners. http://nrich.maths.org/public/

Google releases new Chrome Mac Beta - we get extension finally:
Check out the little online video add for the new version - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7VNjGuSK_k&feature=player_embedded
John Pearce
iPod Do's and Don'ts
http://learninginhand.com/blog/2010/02/classroom-ipod-touches-dos-and-donts.html
Website of interest:
Become a Wordpress Expert with 300 resources....
http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2009/09/300-resources-to-help-you-become-a-wordpress-expert/
Bing Maps
Events

Online course around Kudo - Starts 1 March. http://planetkudo.com
More at http://fuse.microsoft.com/kodu

ACEC - 2010 Conference t-Shirt design competition has opened.You can design an entry yourself or you could get your class to design a tshirt - details about the competition and prizes are available online at: http://acec2010.info/

Apple ITSC - events for Apple enthusiasts. http://www.apple.com/au/education/itsc/venue_dates/

Scratch Day 2010 - May 22, 2010: http://day.scratch.mit.edu/

Scratch Conference in the US- August 11, 2010 – August 14, 2010
http://events.scratch.mit.edu/conference/

ACEC Conference 2010 - April http://acec2010.info/

Computer Games Boot Camp - Andrew Owen
http://www.infotech.monash.edu.au/promotion/games-boot-camp/

Over 500 students attended the event last year and a number of teachers.

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