Monday, August 31, 2009

Podcast !!!

Connect Learning- David Warlick( A conversation with Clarence Fisher)

This podcast takes place in a Italian restaurant. Mr.Warlick asks Mr. Fisher about telling his story. His story of being a middle school teacher bringing podcast and other technology gadgets to the classroom. Mr. Fisher says that this helps kids see whats really out there in the world through this new technology catches their attention. In the future, Mr. Fisher is looking towards the educations system being able to customize the experience for the students. He also goes on to say that allowing kids to you use laptops, ipods, podcast and etc. in the classroom setting is giving kids control over their learning experiences and goals in a more control environment of education.

Ed Tech Talk( Teachers teaching Teachers)and Kidcast: Learning and Teaching with Podcast

Ed Tech talk episode is sound advice for implementing digital library and how younger kids as 4th graders are really good age to start. This session talks the idea behind creating a digital library is that it is very broad media feature. This library goal was to make library entries fun and like able to the point you would like to replicate it.
The Kidcast program will give thoughts on video podcast and steps to starting off on a good footing. Video podcast is syndicated media and it is not that different from audio podcast. It is not a higher level or upgrade of audio podcast. For some panels,choosing audio podcast is the best choice. That's not to say those are not equipped to use video podcast. Such as a audio podcast would be suit a panel of commuters. If you are talking about something very complex and use illustrations, then you would use video podcast.
This program really gives good advice for people that are new to podcast. For future reference,you do not have to have your video podcast start looking as professional such CBS news. Yet over time quality of research, sound, lighting and etc. will all improve. Letting security questions devolve the product. IT is up to the teachers to explain to the students what type of information is appropriate. Most teacher must remain the gate keeper of safety.

Smartboard Lessons- Teachers Connecting Podcast and Mac Break Weekly

At the beginning of this podcast, one of the co-host announces that for the first time the two hosts are in two different areas while making this podcast. This podcast gives information on ideas for teachers to close the school year out. Such different learning techniques that can be applied towards your students interests. It also provides lives for all teachers , such as math links, that show kids how to do math and it also gains their attention. Basically Mac Break Weekly covers all things Macintosh. They discuss the latest software, how use it and wheter or not its functional. Also they ask questions about certain media files with apple, in terms of what you can and can't do using apple.

This Week in Photography

First the group talks about the new strap that attaches to your camera. One guy mention he is definitely planing to buy it once the podcast was over. One concern is that it may be little hard to take off hand. Some one described it as a bowling grip strap,and another said it might not be so good in hot and humid conditions. The panel goes on to mention that their are rumors or speculation of a new canon seven D.Next topic is about you do not have to be brand loyal. For instance if you have been recently purchasing canon products and Sony came out with a great body and zoom updates, then you should get the Sony.This panel gives out all the latest updates for all types of camera.

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