Ed Tech Crew 159 - Budget Cuts & the Big Boys (Microsoft & Google)

Podcast number 159 - May 12th, 2011

[Running time: 1:02:16 mins, size:  42.9 MB]

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News and websites discussed on the show

The Pool - http://pool.abc.net.au

Tony's photosynth shot of SLAV tech and assistants conference
http://goo.gl/3Pbwt

Microsoft Purchases Skype
http://mashable.com/2011/05/10/microsoft-acquires-skype/

Google Takes on Apple and Amazon
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/may/10/google-music-service-apple-amazon

And Android @ Home http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2385158,00.asp

Googlr music service: http://news.cnet.com/8301-30686_3-20061575-266.html

GTA Sydney resources
http://teacher.global2.vic.edu.au/2011/04/28/inside-the-google-teacher-academy-2011/
Also see Tony’s shownotes from last week (Episode 158)- WOW!

NAPLAN
http://www.watoday.com.au/national/education/naplanstyle-testing-has-failed-us-schools-20110501-1e395.html

Facebook opened up to (NSW) school teachers
http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/facebook-opened-up-to-school-teachers-20110428-1dyxa.html

NSW Social Media Guidelines: http://www.scribd.com/doc/54221457/Social-Media-Guidelines-for-Teachers

Finnish Schooling System
http://zaidlearn.blogspot.com/2011/04/insightful-videos-exploring-why-finnish.html

Government Cuts DER Funding
http://www.zdnet.com.au/budget-2011-digital-school-funds-slashed-339314755.htm

QANTUM Victoria Fly through
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NV-1IXSSXkI&feature=youtu.be

Ed Tech Crew - Mentioned on the Small School Big Tech Podcasts
http://smallschoolbigtech.com/2011/05/01/episode-32-the-first-international-edition/

Flash Mob Teachers
Article: http://www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/the-school-where-teachers-really-rock-flash-mob-farewell-goes-viral-20110511-1ei5h.html
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1aQkDZwpV_U

Feedback

From Clay Leben
http://edudemic.com/2010/07/the-35-best-web-2-0-classroom-tools-chosen-by-you/
And from that list http://online-convert.com/

From Shane Roberts
EyePlorer http://vionto.com/show/

From Ian Guest
http://list.ly/

Via Roland G - Raspberry Pi
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-13292450 & http://www.raspberrypi.org/

Screencasting via iPad
http://www.iear.org/iear/2010/12/20/screencasting-via-the-ipad.html

Darren Murphy & Tony Richards
http://mootuk11.org.uk/videos/

John Pearce
Facebook can serve as personality test
http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2011/05/10/3212621.htm

Links from Shelly Terrell including:
http://chogger.com/ & http://masher.com/

TimeLine Tool - Tiki- Toki (suggested by Glenn Mc)
http://www.tiki-toki.com/

Ed Tech Crew Podcasts Timeline - http://www.tiki-toki.com/timeline/entry/3012/Ed-Tech-Crew-Podcasts/

Apps & Software:

Via Clay Leben
http://www.blurb.com/mobile/features

Events:

The DERNSW team is hosting a 1:1 Learning Unconference
http://regodirect.com.au/unconference & http://1to1learningunconference.edublogs.org/

VITTA - registrations: http://www.vitta.org.au/conferenceinfo

ICTEV - http://ictev.vic.edu.au/

 

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