New site - Microsoft Free Tools for Teachers and Partners in Learning Netork
Zamzar.com will convert many file formats
RSS feeds - google reader, netvibes, or as a widget in your web space
Podcast Option - Podomatic
Video - iMovie and MovieMaker
x create a 10 - 20 second video with multiple tracks including a CC music track where you speak or sing the slogan.
Garageband - create a 10 - 20 second jingle with multiple tracks including a real voice track where you speak or sing the slogan.
ClassAssessment at its finest
Assignments due - next week
The Brain - “Will fast facts do to our brains, what fast food has done to our bodies?” R. Redekopp
NY Times article: The Science of Concentration
Gary Small - iBrain Multitasking or Paying Attention:
Winnifred Gallagher - the book Rapt, or video (around 30 minutes to find the multitasking stuff)
Your Brain on Technology - audio
What does “The Medium is The Message” mean? What are tetrads? (Example 1, Example 2, Example 3, Example 4)
RWL for 24/25
13 Reasons Why Digital Learning is Better - read this short article and be prepared for the test. How much of this is different?At least TWO of the following and bring your notes:
What You Don't Know Can Hurt You - http://www.sustainable-city.org/intervws/mander.htm
http://fora.tv/2006/11/28/Paradigm_Wars#fullprogram - You can watch just segments of this using the choices listed. It would not play in Firefox for me, but was fine in Chrome.
General videos by Mander - or do your own search
Lakoff and Johnson - Metaphors We Live By - and a summary and Bower's critique