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21st Century Learning #69: Stewart Crais on the Laptop Institute

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21st Century Learning #69
Stewart Crais, Lausanne Collegiate School
on The Laptop Institute
April 2, 2008

Stewart Crais, Director of Technology at the Lausanne Collegiate School joined us to discuss the Laptop Institute.
 
 
2008-04-02 11:54:29 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hey guyds
2008-04-02 12:04:02 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hey Aaron, we're live on EdTechTalk A or UStream on the right
2008-04-02 12:04:09 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Aaron.
2008-04-02 12:04:51 [Message] aarongrill -> -EdTechTalk: Hi!
2008-04-02 12:06:34 [Message] thekyleguy -> -EdTechTalk: Tuned in just in time
2008-04-02 12:07:06 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: glad you made it
2008-04-02 12:07:10 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hi Peggy
2008-04-02 12:07:12 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Hey Kyle.
2008-04-02 12:07:18 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Welcome everyone.
2008-04-02 12:07:43 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: we're talking to Stewart Crais and he is going to be telling us about the Laptop Institute at Laussanne Collegiate School
2008-04-02 12:07:52 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.laptopinstitute.com
2008-04-02 12:07:53 [Message] thekyleguy -> -EdTechTalk: link?
2008-04-02 12:08:41 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Hi all
2008-04-02 12:09:45 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: if anyone has questions for Steward (or us), please fire away
2008-04-02 12:10:20 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: welcome MGuerena
2008-04-02 12:10:28 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: we're like on EdTechTalk A or on UStream at the right
2008-04-02 12:11:55 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Folks -- if you have any questions, please feel free to post them here.
2008-04-02 12:12:21 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: welcome MLinaberger and Donna, we're like on EdTechTalk A or on UStream at the right
2008-04-02 12:12:54 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: The tentative session listing looks fantastic!
2008-04-02 12:13:15 [Message] mguerena -> -EdTechTalk: How long is the session today?
2008-04-02 12:13:23 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: 60% of attendees are in a 1:1 progrmam.
2008-04-02 12:13:27 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: probably will run another 15-20 minutes or so
2008-04-02 12:14:08 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hey John, welcome
2008-04-02 12:14:13 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Conferences participation has changed from Admins/Tech Trainers/Directors to more teachers.
2008-04-02 12:14:23 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Looks like the Institute would be valuable for any teachers integrating technology regardless of whether they have 1:1 programs
2008-04-02 12:14:37 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Hey John -- WP 2.5 is out. Waaay different.
2008-04-02 12:14:53 [Message] JohnS -> -EdTechTalk: I know, Alex. I installed it over the weekend.
2008-04-02 12:14:54 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hi Donna, are you able to get the audio stream?
2008-04-02 12:15:05 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: anyone in here been to the laptop institute?
2008-04-02 12:15:06 [Message] donnadesroches -> -EdTechTalk: Yes, no problems
2008-04-02 12:15:21 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: great
2008-04-02 12:15:44 [Message] mguerena -> -EdTechTalk: Is the institute regional or is there a national audience?
2008-04-02 12:16:00 [Message] thekyleguy -> -EdTechTalk: I am in Saskatchewan
2008-04-02 12:16:07 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: international, last year 550 attendees from 37 states and 15 countries - I think that's what Stewart said
2008-04-02 12:16:12 [Message] thekyleguy -> -EdTechTalk: oh oops, nevermind
2008-04-02 12:16:40 [Message] aarongrill -> -EdTechTalk: What topics are covered at the Laptop Institue? I'm sure it changes year to year, but what is a typical schedule like of an atendee?
2008-04-02 12:16:57 [Message] mguerena -> -EdTechTalk: kyleguy- Good to see Canada is represented here
2008-04-02 12:17:06 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.laptopinstitute.com
2008-04-02 12:17:07 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: Preliminary schedule is here: http://www.laptopinstitute.com/lil/?q=node/1
2008-04-02 12:17:12 [Message] mguerena -> -EdTechTalk: I am in San Diego
2008-04-02 12:17:27 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Must be exciting for participants to collaborate with others who have 1:1 programs and not need to sit and listen to the whining from people who don't have computer access in their classrooms. :-)
2008-04-02 12:17:33 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: 80 breakouts/workshops listed on website
2008-04-02 12:18:39 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Do you ustream any of these sessions for people who can't attend?
2008-04-02 12:19:03 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: great question, Peggy. Let's see what Stewart says
2008-04-02 12:19:16 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: School spotlight -- Highlight schools. Last year was the Urban School in SanFransisco
2008-04-02 12:19:43 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Mangled that: San Francisco
2008-04-02 12:20:43 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: The Urban School: http://www.urbanschool.org/
2008-04-02 12:20:58 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: American School of Bombay: http://www.asbindia.org/
2008-04-02 12:21:07 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Is there a "beginner's track" in the institute for schools/districts thinking about adopting 1:1?
2008-04-02 12:21:37 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: We'll get those questions in, Peggy.
2008-04-02 12:22:38 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: ASB Unplugged Conference: http://www.asbindia.org/page.cfm?p=229
2008-04-02 12:23:15 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: Anytime, Anywhere Learning Foundation: http://www.aalf.org/
2008-04-02 12:25:16 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Are there common issues among so many different countries with implementing 1:1? different state policies?
2008-04-02 12:25:43 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Awesome re streaming some of sessions! Will look forward to it :-)
2008-04-02 12:26:34 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Peggy -- where are you?
2008-04-02 12:26:59 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: That's a great way to manage the strands/tracks for people. :-)
2008-04-02 12:27:08 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I'm in Phoenix AZ
2008-04-02 12:27:16 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Yes international
2008-04-02 12:27:23 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks, Peggy.
2008-04-02 12:27:34 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: How's the weather in Phoenix?
2008-04-02 12:27:43 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: :)
2008-04-02 12:28:09 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Awesome weather! mid 80's and sunny :-)
2008-04-02 12:28:33 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: In July it's a different story--110 degrees and "dry heat"
2008-04-02 12:28:42 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Nice -- it's 55 and windy here -- but yesterday we hit 66 and humid.
2008-04-02 12:29:07 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Support issues--great point!
2008-04-02 12:29:20 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Yep.
2008-04-02 12:29:58 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I never even thought of the kids or classrooms being the issues.
2008-04-02 12:30:41 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: Keynote: Sousan Arafeh: http://www.laptopinstitute.com/lil/?q=node/3
2008-04-02 12:31:17 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: All the keynotes are listed here: http://www.laptopinstitute.com/lil/?q=node/3
2008-04-02 12:31:19 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: scroll down
2008-04-02 12:32:08 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Go Gary!
2008-04-02 12:32:18 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Gary Stager :-) A familiar name :-)
2008-04-02 12:32:36 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Gary really makes you think :-)
2008-04-02 12:33:11 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: definitely, sometimes a bit contraversial, but I think that's a good thing
2008-04-02 12:33:19 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Sounds like a fantastic lineup of keynotes!
2008-04-02 12:33:38 [Message] mguerena -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks for the session.
2008-04-02 12:34:01 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks Stewart-that was really interesting!
2008-04-02 12:34:57 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I hope someone will send Twitter links when sessions are being streamed :-)
2008-04-02 12:35:39 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: great idea
2008-04-02 12:36:00 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: thanks for being here everyone
2008-04-02 12:36:05 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hope that was helpful information
2008-04-02 12:36:11 [Message] JohnS -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks for doing this, guys.
2008-04-02 12:37:25 [Message] Stewart -> -EdTechTalk: thanks, everyone... love to see you here this summer! www.laptopinstitute.com
2008-04-02 12:39:02 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Take care folks -- thanks for listening.






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