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EdTechWeekly#20 - Whiteboards, Quizzes, Tumblr, Bad Domain Names, & Some Drinking Stories...

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EdTechWeekly #20
March 4, 2007
Open source resources, Tumblr, Bad Domain Names, & Several Drinking Stories...
All of this week's Del.icio.us Links
 
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Selected Links
Quiz School Tour
Web based, nice looking quiz creation tool
 
PBS Teachers โ€” Resources For The Classroom
PBS unveils one of its most comprehensive for pre-K-12 educators
 
EFF: Action Alert - Support the FAIR USE Act!
more possible good news from Congress...really!
 
How the Open Source Movement Has Changed Education: 10 Success Stories
List of good things happening with Open Source & Education

IST Conference 2007
Where Jen spent the weekend ...

Entry on Teacher's Unions and Web 2.0
My summary on teacher's union and web 2.0

Tumblr
blogs reinvented

eMarketer.com - Facebook Extends Lead As Fave Young Adult Site

Where the whippersnappers are spending their time online ...

Mindomo - Web-based mind mapping software

web based concept map - how does it compare to Gliffy?

Comeeko - Creating comic strips from your photos
fun - add photos, speech bubbles, share - pure web2.0 silliness

Musicovery : interactive webRadio
Cool for the found artists and music, but also for the content display and taxomony

Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers
I like the simplicity of this page, but I''m curious about the authority of it? Looking for more info on this as I'd like to have info on fair use for an inservice I'll be doing.

Picnik
holy heck this is the sickest online photo editing website i have ever seen. it is like a free, web-based Picasa (or close enough anyway).

LINUX ON DESKTOP: 13 Things to do immediately after installing Ubuntu

Dave, I think you need this article

Top 10 Worst Domain Names ยป Unofficial DreamHost Blog


EdTechTalk#72 - Discussion with Stephen Downes and Mike King of IBM


EdTechTalk#72
November 27, 2006
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A conversation between Stephen Downes and Michael King.
Topics discussed included:
  •  IBM as a consulting company - what that means
  •  IBM's attitude toward open source - how does it view other players - Sun, Novell
  •  The IBM patent portfolio - does IBM risk being a patent troll - the SCO lawsuit - progress
  •  IBM in e-learning specifically - Lotus, Domino - still in the game?
  •  IBM and the Blackboard patent - company position - message?
  •  Toward the development of open educational resources? Tools - services - product?

21st Century Learning #20: Bill Fitzgerald on DrupalEd

EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #20
A Conversation with Bill Fitzgerald on Drupal in Education
October 31, 2006
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We had an excellent conversation with Bill Fitzgerald, from FunnyMonkey.com, OpenAcademic.org and the brand spankin new DrupalEd Distribution on how Drupal fits into education. The goal of the show was to create a cookbook for a conference site with Drupal -- we got to it in the last 10 minutes! Thanks to Bill for his time and the excellent conversation.

If you're interested in getting involved in the Drupal Education movement, join the Drupal Documentation Listserv,comment on the DrupalEd Distribution page, and join DrupalEd Drupal.

Past Shows on Drupal, Elgg, and Open Source:

# 11 - Open Source Show
# 17 - The Read/Write Web Conference

Other Drupal Resources:

About Drupal
Drupal Wikipedia Entry
CMS Academy Drupal
Drupal Page at the School Computing Wiki




EdTechTalk#67 - A Discussion with Chris Messina

EdTechTalk#67
A Dicussion with Chris Messina
Hour#71 of the Worldbridges Webcastathon
October 15, 2006

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EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #11 for July 21, 2006

EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #11 for July 21, 2006:

Open Source, ePortfolios, Moodle, Drupal, Elgg, Open Source Schools, Exeter, FunnyMonkey.com

Our guests included:
Steve Kossakoski - Assistant Superintendent, Technology & Research for SAU-16 in Exeter, NH and a pioneering open source practitioner - See http://www.k12opensource.org/ & http://www.spdc.org/ Steve Haragon from http://www.k12opensource.com/
Bill Fitzgerald from http://www.funnymonkey.com/

An Exciting Conversation about the use of open source software and its uses in schools. See the show notes for amazing links that were shared during the conversation.



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