Join Mike St. Pierre and Nancy Caramanico as they interview Erik Fisher of Beyond the To Do List.
In this cast, we interview Fraser Speirs of the Cedars School of Excellence and the Out of School podcast. We discuss what is still exciting about schools going 1:1 and what might be next for education and technology.
Nancy Caramanico and Mike St. Pierre interview Michael Sliwinski, founder of Nozbe and Productive Magazine in this episode of Techspiration.
Interview with school principal, Justing Baeder
Podcast discussing web tools and apps for school leaders
New Tech for the New Year
Features- Online, Autosave, Anywhere access
Advantages of: file sharing, Google environment, ease of use, constant improvement, cloud based
Concerns with: privacy, ad sales, no help desk. Support is easy as many users.
Alternatives - Mac based- iCloud , Outlook , Other?
Difference between Dropbox and Drive
Google using, email, using calendar, google drive create and share files. Download files as office, e.g. working on our podcast via Drive, meeting prep & handouts, etc.
Simplicity - just about what everyone needs for a word processor, etc.
iOS and Android apps
How to Use in Schools:
- Google Forms
- MIddle States, Planning of Projects
- Faculty Meetings
- Class Activities
TechForum Texas’ video of Google - Schools Using Google Drive/Docs http://www.livestream.com/techlearning/video?clipId=pla_819ba779-f5db-4430-9713-eb14776876ca&utm_source=lslibrary&utm_medium=ui-thumb
Google Drive Features - Autosave, 30 gigs of storage http://www.google.com/drive/features.htm
Catholicedchat on Google+ - First Saturday of each month Hangout also https://plus.google.com/events/cjps2k7g8chf99i78jrg92sgig0?utm_source=chrome_ntp_icon&utm_medium=chrome_app&utm_campaign=chrome
Google Safety http://www.google.com/goodtoknow/
Individual Websites for teachers, individuals
Mobile websites optimize view for mobile devices
Digital Footprint online sample -
http://christienken.com/ - Seton Hall Professor
https://platformuniversity.com - Platform University
Assessing traffic to site, Assessing site needs - Google Analytics, Surveys
Websites including Blogs - Blogs are great for journaling, adding personality and authority
Getting started - Making your own site, sites for teachers
Domains - Choosing A Domain Name
- Domain Name Defined - URL http://www.thefreedictionary.com/URL
- Purchase via Bluehost, Hover, Godaddy, etc…
- Choose a name
- Can be redirected to replace your free site name edublogs, etc
Examples - Teachers
Examples and Supporting Info
Platform Michael Hyatt - Platform University
Tech New YorkConference - October 18th Links
Technology in Education News Examples
Technology in Education News - Keeping on top of trends
Horizon Report http://www.nmc.org/publications/2013-horizon-report-k12
Favorite New Apps
www.trello.com Project Management/Tasks
Mighty Texts http://mightytext.net/
Quickly text from computer, phone, mobile.
Mike - @thedailysaint