EdTechWeekly#8 - EdTech News Roundup
November 19, 2006
Google, Yahoo and Microsoft Agree to Standard Sitemaps Protocol
"In an encouraging act of collaboration, Google, Yahoo and Microsoft announced tonight that they will all begin using the same Sitemaps protocol to index sites around the web."
Stephen Downes - A New Website, Part Two - Choosing Drupal - Half an Hour
Drupal switch - follow along with the fun
More on Turnitin
Packt Open Source Content Management System Award
"The final result saw a tie for first place between Joomla! and Drupal. A fourth independent judge was be brought in. This crucial vote ended up with Joomla! triumphing over Drupal by one point."
Annotate audio and video podcasts
Digital Film Fest
Installing the Zune... sucked - Engadget
Bud the Teacher: Bill Moyers on Net Neutrality
Techcrunch » Blog Archive » Confabb: Find, Track and Review Conferences
For all you conference goers!
» Google Earth in 4D | Googling Google | ZDNet.com
World, country and city maps on Google Earth from the 'Featured Content' button on the Layers tab!
Where to Find Free Images and Visuals
Sources for free photos online
think:lab: "Second Life" Vying to be the Campus of the Future
"Second Life" Vying to be the Campus of the Future
'Second Life' faces threat to its virtual economy | CNET News.com
Love that Jane! Link to QuizCreator
Jane's E-Learning Pick of the Day: Wondershare QuizCreator
Love that Jane! Link to QuizCreator
elearnspace: IBM's 'secret island'
IBM's 'secret island'
Techcrunch » Blog Archive » Put Any YouTube Video On Your iPod
Put Any YouTube Video On Your iPod
imagination at work
Collaborative drawing tool
The Technology Chronicles : The Top 10 Lies of Web 2.0
Humurous take on web 2.0 mania
EdTech Weekly Thoughts by John Schinker
Let's keep that pace up, and Dave, we need some new ground to break! Listeners, drive safely :)
Software patent ignites firestorm in higher education - Network World
Let us not forget the battle for LMS innovation and access. Desire2Learn countersuit allowed.
MapLib.net - Hosting your maps Powered by Google Maps
Do it yourself mapping
Karzi.com beta - Get your own free ajax chatroom
lite, easy, multi-browser friendly - looks promising
Official Google Blog: Click to call in Google Maps
Can't beat the price or convenience
In B.E.D. with TechCrunch Web2.0 presentations
Some promising web2.0 apps featured at TechCrunch party
lastpageoftheinternet.jpg (JPEG Image, 650x489 pixels)
We did it!!! Yeah!!
Schools toss aside texts for e-books - KATHY A. GOOLSBY, The Dallas Morning News
Online video publishing and sharing for learning and collaboration
Link to Robin Good's guide to online publishing and sharingfor learning and collaboration
Social Network Identity
Web 2.0 tools to aggregate message board posts, hmm?
The Unofficial Web Applications List
Lesser known web apps
web based typing test
Kill too much time on these fun web games!
nice WordPress plugin for handling audio clips or podcasts on your blog
Admissions boards face 'grade inflation' - Yahoo! News
SketchUp - Home
In Google Suite: Simple tool to create, view and modify 3D ideas.
Famundo is a new concept in family and organizational management that helps families and organizations concentrate on the important things, by removing the barriers to scheduling and communication within the family and the community they belong to.
Gift Ideas for Girls Gone Wired
Gift ideas for the tech savy gal!
|arvind grover||i am taking over alex's role as #1 edtechtalk.com fan. and yes, after soccer season ended (and we hired a new database manager) my life has some open spaces for webcasting :)|
|chris craft||i hear you in stream, not in skype|
|chris craft||will try to reconnect|
|chris craft||with a major delay|
|chris craft||i will|
|chris craft||working on it|
|cathy e||Do you see me in skypecast?|
|cathy e||I can't hear you|
|chris craft||connected again and cant hear anything in skype|
|arvind grover||uh oh, is doug going to bump out dave?|
|JL||standby for a change|
|cathy e||back in stream|
|arvind grover||thanks to the students at dalton radio who's site i saw it on: http://blogs.dalton.org/daltonradio/|
|arvind grover||cathy, did you see my comment on webcastacademy? i fixed the sigmatel stereo mix issue on my laptop|
|cathy e||GREAT Arvid- I saw your comment that you were working on it|
|arvind grover||and for schools who want to start a laptop program, impossible to get no-fault warranty for mac's. that's why we use dell's at our school. student spills a bottle of pepsi on their laptop accidentally, dell covers it the next day|
|chris craft||i give up, i have tried to connect and never can hear anything when i connect|
|chris craft||so i will have to deal with the stream|
|JasonR||Yes, Google bought sketchup|
|arvind grover||Fred Bartels at Rye Country Day school is the Sketchup master. http://dws.editme.com/CADaboutFB|
|dave||sue... its been a while|
|dave||how are you?|
|sroseman||Hi Dave..yes it has|
|sroseman||sort of lost track of your sessions ..need to see you online at Tappedin|
|sroseman||as a reminder|
|sroseman||will Vista work on an Intel mac|
|sroseman||I love it!!!|
|Brad hicks||google it and see how many last pages there are!|