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EdListen 9: Sharing Photos


Host & Producer: Bjorn Behrendt ~ g+ | twitter 

We Remember You



Description:
This week I honor those who lost their lives in the Newtown shooting and to bring things back into a positive note I talk about ways to share photos and to create slide shows.

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EdListen 8: Catching up on some Google News

#PrayForNewtown, My heart goes out to those effected by this tragedy


Host & Producer: Bjorn Behrendt ~ g+ | twitter 

Description:
Google has made a lot of new improvements over the last few weeks and I talk about how they can benefit education.   I also cover some new ways to subscribe to the show.

Show news:
~ Now on iTunes, Stitcher, and Windows Phone: Please add a rating
Sign-up via email
Google+ Community
~ Rob Greenlee, Microsoft Project Manager, Podcasts Marketplace
Resources
~ gClassFolders
~ Udb Lesson Framework
~ ePortfolio template

Great Edutopia article on 1:1 by Vermont's Amanda Paquette: Challenging One-to-One Model

What's New in Google:

Comment Question/Statement ~ Comment Below or leave a voicemail for the show:  (802) 772-0855 
~ Please let me know how you are using fusion tables with your students.

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EdListen 7: Flipped Classroom interview with Troy Cockrum


Host & Producer: Bjorn Behrendt ~ g+ | twitter 
Guest co-host: Andy West
Description:
This week we interview Troy Cockrum of the Flipped Learning Podcast.  Troy is a Google Certified Trainer and Certified Trainer.  He teachers Middle School Language Arts teacher at the St. Thomas Aquinas School in Indianapolis.

We talk about flipped learning as well as how Troy is using 20% time in his classroom. 

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EdListen 6: The Electric Educator John Sowash


Host & Producer: Bjorn Behrendt ~ g+ | twitter

Interview:
John Sowash is a high school teacher and the Director of Online Learning for Global Christian School Online. John is a Google Certified Teacher and Trainer and enjoys providing inspirational professional development training for schools and businesses. You can connect with John via his blog (http://www.electriceducator.com) or Twitter (@jrsowash).

Show Links:
~ MOOC's (Massive Open Online Course) Good or Bad?

~ Stanford “Startup buisness MOOC” ~ udacity: Click Here
~ Deeper bible MOOC ~ Click Here

Comment Question/Statement ~ Comment Below or leave a voicemail for the show:  (802) 772-0855 

~ What's your opinion of MOOC, is it good for edu or bad for edu, for PD.
       Favor: http://ryan2point0.wordpress.com/2012/11/26/the-future-of-moocs/
       Against: http://lisahistory.net/wordpress/2012/11/five-short-years-to-mooc-corruption/



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EdListen 5: Google+ Now Available To K12


Host & Producer: Bjorn Behrendt ~ g+ | twitter | email

Description:
This week I talk about Google Plus and how as of 5 minutes before I went to record it is availible to K-12 schools.

Show news:
~ My time at VT-Fest
~ Registered: http://www.gClassFolders.com/

What's New in Google:
~ Google+ Now available to k12 - Same TOS as Google's non-core services, so it should be shut off for students under 13.
~ Acer now has a $199 chromebook
~ Vault for Apps and Gov.
~ Google Cloud SQL
https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/
~ Video for Business going away and being replaced by drive

Educational Topic
~ Back channel at conferences
~ EduOnAir conference still in full swing

Comment Question/Statement ~ Comment Below or leave a voicemail for the show:  (802) 772-0855 
~ Questions for Flipped Ed episode with Troy Cockrum being recorded Nov 30th?

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EdListen 4: I teach on Macs, I manage Windows, I like Chromebooks, I have an Android phone, and now I have an iPad


Host & Producer: Bjorn Behrendt ~ g+ | twitter | email
Show Voicemail: (802) 772-0855 

Description:
In this episode I talk about my experience with using Macs, Windows, Chromebook, Android and iPad. And give my opinion of why each device might be better for a 1:1 environment than another

Show news:
~ Flipped Classroom with Troy coming up at the end of November
~ Episode 1 of the student podcast is now posted http://rspodcast.blogspot.com/
~ Renamed my Twitter name from AskBj to EdListen.

What's New in Google:
~ New compose window
~ New 10" Android Nexus 

Comment Question/Statement ~ Comment Below or leave a voicemail for the show:  (802) 772-0855 
~ What is your device of choice for a 1:1 and why.  (I know it is not about the device but it is fun to debate)

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EdListen 3: Creating a Student Podcast Show 1


Host & Producer: Bjorn Behrendt ~ g+ | twitter | email
Co-host:  George Moltz

Description:
George teaches a Current Events class which we are starting a student podcast with the class.   We are not experts in creating a student podcast but rather we are sharing our experiences.

What's New in Google:
~ Multi-user support and parental controls for Android 4.2
~ Documents, Spreadsheets & Presentations are being renamed to Docs, Sheets & Slides

Comment Question/Statement ~ Comment Below or leave a voicemail for the show:  (802) 772-0855 
~ Let us know of any non mainstream news.

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EdListen 2: $249 Chromebook & Upcoming Conferences


Host & Producer: Bjorn Behrendt ~ g+ | twitter | email
Co-host: Andy West 

Description:
Andy West and Bjorn Behrendt talk about the new $249 Chromebook and upcoming conferences.

Conferences
~ VT Fest
   ~ Nov 8 & 9
   ~ Bjorn is presenting on Thursday

~ EduOnAir ~ Free Online Conference
   ~ Various times through 2012-13
   ~ Join Bjorn Tuesday Oct 23 at 11est: A Classroom Model and using gClassFolders to Automate the process

~ New England Google Apps Summit
   ~ Nov 3 & 4

Show Links

Discussion Topics ~ Comment Below or leave a voicemail for the show:  (802) 772-0855 
~ Let me know about Chrombooks use offline
~ Let me know of any conferences that are coming up

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EdListen 1: Teaching Foreign Language


Host & Producer: Bjorn Behrendt ~ g+ | twitter | email
Co-host: Profé (Joshua Morse) ~ website

Description:
Profé and I talk about teaching foreign language in high school and some of the new tools you can use.  

Show news:
~ Welcome to the new EdListen Podcast I will be recording every Friday at 3:00 est. 
~ Forgot to mention in the show but please join my EduOnAir hangout October 23rd at 11est: A Classroom Model and using gClassFolders to Automate the process

What's New in Google:
Google Input Tools in Gmail
Google Input Tools Chrome extension
Note:  After I recorded the show I figured out that when you have the virtual keyboard open it actually changes layout of your physical keyboard.  This means you don't need to type using the virtual keyboard, but you can use your normal keyboard to type just replace the keys with what you see on the virtual one.

Show Links
~ Diigo - Online Bookmarking with sticky notes and annotation features 
~ VTvlc - Vermont Virtual learning Cooperative
TellMeMore - Translation with dictation
~ SpanishDict.com ~ Online Spanish dictionary

Comment Question/Statement ~ Comment Below or leave a voicemail for the show:  (802) 772-0855 
Let me know your favorite places to connect with other educators in other countries.  If there are any English teachers in a Spanish speaking country please contact Profé and me.


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EduOnAir Oct 23: A Classroom Model and using gClassFolders to Automate the process


I will be presenting my Google Apps Classroom Model and my script gClassFolders which creates the students folders for you.

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My Discontinued Podcasts

Google Weekly Podcast ~ http://www.google-weekly.net/