New post: More Google Translate for Animals Videos http://bit.ly/cGrkuC
Reading: Google Revamps Google News: http://ow.ly/1qFd3O
New post: If Google Moderator and YouTube are good enough for the White House, what about your classroom? http://bit.ly/aDhjpE
@technolibrary a new online conf in Nov, they haven’t announced details yet, I think Elluminate is involved
License Songs for Your YouTube Videos at $1.99 Each: http://mashable.com/2010…
NYTimes: Suit Over Faulty Computers Highlights Dell’s Decline http://nyti.ms/bXKh9r
New post: Podstock 2010 will be here soon! http://bit.ly/aWtnm9
techsavvyteach Why aren’t textbook manufactuers building better digital content for students? Why am I only receiving PDFs of textbooks still?
New post: Copyright and licensing considerations when importing library audiobooks http://bit.ly/aewmAP
Beware of cross-posting as a default setting for the iPhone app PicPosterous - if you use @posterous - can lead to LOTS of cross-posts!
Anyone know why the Oklahoma Government 2.0 website is down? http://gov20a.com
New post: Optimize iTunes import settings for audio book CDs http://bit.ly/9ZcQru
I have scheduled posts 4my blog 4the next 7 days: 1 per day. Can I go a week w/out blogging? It’s definitely possible. Now I’ll prove it!
@ThirtySixthSpan outstanding. thanks. :-)
@alicebarr no problem - it’s a good question and I hope you get some good responses :-)
I just joined the new Seedlings page on Facebook, they are migrating from Ning because of $$$ - come join us! http://ow.ly/23mHW
New post: Google Docs now supports free Optical Character Recognition (OCR) http://bit.ly/aafZkM
RT @alicebarr: Looking at redesigning our school website. Do you have any great examples?
@room214 I am positive that decision won’t push all the sites into that domain. That’s why it reminds me of false lottery promises…
Reading: Sex domain gets official approval (reminds me of hollow promises made justifying lotteries) http://flne.ws/25072383 on Fluent News
I’ve updated my “speaking” page w/descriptions for 5 breakout sessions & links from last week’s keynote 4 TX admins http://ow.ly/2336x
New post: Online video editing with Kaltura and Stroome http://bit.ly/a85rIc
Rdg: Obama’s Twitter hacker receives a suspended sentence http://flne.ws/25060844 on Fluent News
I briefly held an iPhone 4 today at an AT&T store - wow it is thin and light! Not getting one yet at this point, tho…
@bryanjack saugusedtech thanks - I wonder why it’s called “bespoke” though?
Just deposited my first check with the @USAA iPhone app, taking photos of the front and back. Very slick and handy! Thanks USAA!
@jmaklary that sounds like a good idea to me. I hope the Big12 will add 2 more so the championship can continue!
I guess the Big12 won’t be able to have a football title game anymore under NCAA rules after CU and NE leave http://usat.me?38992786
What is a “Bespoke essay” in the UK?
New post: A visual contrast in old and new http://bit.ly/bFyW1N
The quotations which relieved General McChrystal from duty http://post.ly/kXJW
New post: Jaycut, not YouTube, has the best online, free video editor today http://bit.ly/a577Sh
@ittosde so far yes
@techyturner you are most welcome :-)
@didactylos good point, that was a rather ethnocentric RT reference to “all” wasn’t it?! Thanks for the correction :-)
Reading: Newspapers Are Still Dying, But the News Is Not Going Anywhere: http://ow.ly/1qCSAS
Anyone from Oklahoma 1:1 schools attending the SDE’s boot camp training this week blogging about it? Please share links! #ok1to1
How can we encourage teachers to give up the chalk? Great quotation from a principal in last week’s preso in San Antonio http://ow.ly/21wg7
New post: Podcast351: Leading Schools with Digital Vision in a Bubblesheet World (part 2 of 2) http://bit.ly/brYvag
@McTeach np - I agree the 32 GB was a good move. Tho I think more content willB streamed in the years ahead, it’s great to have lots offline
updated 9 of my 11 #wordpress blogs to v 3.0 this evening - very smooth, no apparent problems so far!
New post: Best things about the Barnes and Noble Nook eBook Reader http://bit.ly/cejqfS
New post: Limewire in the classroom and the principal’s office http://bit.ly/ajxfxm
NYTimes: Afghanistan’s Civic War http://nyti.ms/ (an outstanding read, even optimistic)
NYTimes: Ray Kurzweil Vows to Right E-Reader Wrongs http://nyti.ms/9Ll5eL
Rdg: AT&T in the first quarter of this year spent $6m on lobbying. That is 1 company. 1 quarter. http://flne.ws/24956983 on Fluent News
@honormoorman thanks for the link on this - always interesting to see these top lists - many looking for reblogs/ tweets I think
Google Earth’s new native iPad app rocks! Allows access to custom Google Maps too!
10 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Google: http://mashable.com/2010…
A webshow is born! http://post.ly/kAme
Closing Scene in Twice Upon a Time http://post.ly/kA9A
The Wolf as Little Red Riding Hood http://post.ly/kA4F
The cast of Twice Upon a Time http://post.ly/kA2E
dim sum at The Grand House in OKC was a great Father’s Day treat!
New post: A reminder to change your router password http://bit.ly/9uFTq4
In Blackwell Ok enroute home from a great COV @storychasers workshop in Newkirk - some fantastic land run stories by Newkirk teachers!
My favorite meeting/calendar coordination site/service now is http://whenisgood.net
New post: OLPC 2010 Tablet Video and more from San Antonio this week http://bit.ly/bBZ4uH
Rdg Wash Post: Microsoft’s free but limited Office Web Apps fall short in competitive field http://flne.ws/24865095 on Fluent News
New post: Podcast350: Leading Schools with Digital Vision in a Bubblesheet World (part 1 of 2) http://bit.ly/aq3rAk
Headed out to Ponca City for this week’s COV @storychasers workshop in Newkirk, which starts tomorrow
Landed in OKC - I’ll be in time for a family dinner tonight. I love flying @southwest airlines! :-)
iPhone 4 Now Available for Pre-Order: http://mashable.com/2010…
Syncing my awesome #ipad app Reeder to my Google Reader feeds before this flight to OKC takes off - I love Reeder! :-)
SlideShare of my preso today in San Antonio: Leading Schools with Digital Vision in a Bubblesheet World http://ow.ly/1YXQx
Had a fun morning with 300 admins in San Antonio - great lunch with @mguhlin Jim and Misty - caught the earlier flight back to Dallas / OKC!
@quirkytech you are most welcome :-)
Ron Wayne was an original Apple founder with Steve and Woz - wow. He doesn’t own any Apple products today. Interesting. http://ow.ly/1YwpG
Great suggestions to improve your life/raise your consciousness http://post.ly/jXSS
“It is easy to be heavy: hard to be light.” G. K. Chesterton via @gretchenrubin
@marykk I will try :-)
Anyone have a blog post link about your work with http://www.focusonresult… and their PD?
I love it when I get a free car rental upgrade :-) Mustangs are good, even when they aren’t red.
RT @chrislehmann 24 hours from now, SLA will have its first graduates. I really couldn’t be more proud of them. They leave an amazing legacy
@KansasNana yes, no problems with the OKC roads by the time I headed out (interstates at least)
@johnpeters well please be safe! It was really crazy this am. Hope you have an uneventful trip!
Landed in San Antonio. No flooding here, at least today (from what I can see!)
Very interesting talk on my last flight about post-Katrina (ongoing) clean up of New Orleans police force corruption. Quite an eye opener.
@shareski I saw that news item too! Definitely seeing a trend here with YouTube fame leading to recording deals.
On my flight to Dallas enroute to San Antonio. Glad I decided not to drive down today w/ our crazy rain storms & flooding!
Flooding in OKC at 23rd and Broadway http://post.ly/jTqR
New post: Mining could transform the economy of Afghanistan http://bit.ly/bsgvWa
New post: Pro-Envelope lobby fighting paperless movement http://bit.ly/bH21JO
@shoewee I haven’t seen it yet - did you comment on my main blog or my posterous?
New post: Electrical outlets in demand http://bit.ly/dpcp9d
@mjmontagne absolutely - thank YOU! :-)
Rdg: Calif. Teen Sailor Blogs Days Adrift Were ‘Crazy’ (huge waves are perilous- glad she is safe!) http://flne.ws/24853059 on Fluent News
Boarding my flight from SFO to LAX now. Adios City by the Bay and cool weather!
Anyone run into file corruption problems uploading an iPadio mp3 to VoiceThread? 1 of our workshop participants did last week.
If you ever visit Palo Alto, CA don’t miss the Coupa Cafe and their Tiger Spice Chai! Wow! http://ow.ly/1qB7GP
@smartinez yes I did- we had a great day of learning yesterday - the teacher digital stories at day’s end were great! Very diverse!
@scubagirl812 indeed I did, on both counts! :-)
@techmaverick yes, sorry to miss you here as well! Hope we can connect in person sometime soon :-)
@jdwilliams I still don’t have word on my car status… Not planning on getting another car if at all possible :-(
New post: City by the Bay http://bit.ly/bj7Lpb
Almost to the Bay Bridge! at San Francisco, CA http://loopt.us/t0GhNg.t (PIC)
New post: Kevin Hodgson is the YODA of Stopmotion in the classroom http://bit.ly/df7vUe
Landed safe in OKC :-)
Just toured http://www.teslamotors.c… in Menlo Park. Wow. Too bad I don’t have a spare $109K.
New post: An invitation to tell digital stories (Ustream archive) http://bit.ly/9aZXrY
@smartinez congrats and good luck to your son!
RT @smartinez: proud mom: my son just finished his student teaching assignment. anyone want 2hire a new secondary social studies teacher?
@technolibrary I was with his teachers all day sharing a workshop on digital storytelling :-)
Join me on USTREAM LIVE now from Palo Alto discussing digital storytelling! http://ow.ly/1XgYO
@Josh_Porter1 thanks. He’ll be amazed I’m sure to find out how many views it’s had. He loves making string figures.
@smartinez Do you have a link to that Simpsons video you shared?
@smartinez Thank YOU for sharing such great ideas this week!!! I’m almost finished watching/listening to your Ustream! Super discussions!
My son’s YouTube video tutorial for making the Jacob’s Ladder string figure now has over 43K views. Wow! http://ow.ly/1X3dc
John H. Thomas’s article “It’s Not OK to Hate Teachers” - our communities value sports arenas far more than schools today http://ow.ly/1X2Qk
New post: Live and archived Ustream recordings from the Castilleja Summer Learning Institute http://bit.ly/aahW0E
@_amrita ok, thanks for the tip! I may head over there tomorrow! :-)
Kansans and Kansas history buffs - follow @kansas150 - the official Twitter channel for the upcoming Kansas Sesquicentennial in 2011!
New post: Sketchcasting: A combination of blogging, talking and drawing! http://bit.ly/aWInvH
New post: Learning Environment Design by Apple http://bit.ly/94sO7Y
Weather here in Palo Alto is spectacular. Glad 2be outside enjoying it a bit today. I forgot 2bring socks on this trip, so I’m shopping! :-)
Without flexible people, email & cell phones there is no way we’d be able 2coordinate the changing details of our COV workshops this summer!
Rdg: Despondent words from an alleged leaker (22 year old US Army soldier from Crescent, OK) http://flne.ws/24811170 on Fluent News
Rdg: iPad 3G owners’ e-mail addresses hacked (accounts were not hacked, email addresses were seen) http://flne.ws/24808462 on Fluent News
New post: Public education is not failing, but political spin doctors want you to think so http://bit.ly/cdkd6N
New post: Explain Virtually Anything with Claymation and Digital Storytelling http://bit.ly/9eM9pP
New post: Education can empower us with skills to act upon the world http://bit.ly/aNIEAc
@catspyjamasnz If Sketchcasts were converted to text (speech to text) that would solve searching issues… videos can still be tagged tho
By Stanford in Palo Alto. Haven’t been here since 2005 at The Digital Media Academy.
At the Apple Store in Cupertino - “The Mother Ship!” :-)
New post: Lots of phone stalls, but not many phones! http://bit.ly/cr1pHS
Made it safe to SFO. It’s 60 degrees here! Big change from central Oklahoma weather. Flight delays due2 airport gudance system problem
Headed to San Francisco today :-)
@pianomancjm very cool! It’s the most advanced system I’ve seen to date. Do you know if it “times out” after a certain duration?
New post: Pay to Play WiFi http://bit.ly/aGjfKI
@joebjr I’m thinking along those lines too.
Bad news: my revised auto hail damage estimate is a total loss for my car. Not sure yet what this gives me as options. :-(
@taf1958 If I could predict and explain stock changes with accuracy, I’d be a broker myself :-) Not sure why. Maybe the leaked iPhone?
New post: Want to Inspire Creativity? Invite LOTS of Opportunities to CREATE http://bit.ly/ccXYQL
@biology I do some streaming, but a lot of media uploading…
New post: Digital Citizenship video resources from Hoover, Alabama Schools and Common Sense Media http://bit.ly/9Vmh0U
New iPhone looks great, VC support is super. Sorry to not see a rev of the MacBook Air. Hopefully that is still in the works….
New post: Podcast349: Crisis in the School: Redesigning the Delivery Model by Steve Wyckoff http://bit.ly/bq0fdy
New post: Yesvideo.com converts analog media to digital http://bit.ly/b5VyLd