21st Century Learing #29: A Conversation with Jim Heynderickx

EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #29

A Conversation with Jim Heynderickx

January 23, 2007

Download mp3 (46:03, 21.5 MB)

A Conversation with Jim Heynderickx from Oregon Episcopal School about laptop programs, iBooks, Edline, Moodle, SharePoint and other school related topics.


Welcome to the Worldbridges Chat Room

[arvind] Jim’s stats on US laptop increase: http://www.k12converge.com/?p=147

[Alex Ragone] k-12 programming starting at 2nd grade.

[Alex Ragone] iChat for collaboration.

[Alex Ragone] Online homework chat.

[arvind] 3-d modeling

[vvrotny] I am hearing only alex, i think. I am not hearing Jim or arvind

[arvind] uh oh

[arvind] looking into it vinnie

[Alex Ragone] how’s that vinnie?

[vvrotny] still nothing

[arvind] give it a few secs to stream through, let’s see

[vvrotny] there it is. thanks

[arvind] thanks for pointing it out

[Alex Ragone] just restarted my broadcasting software — try now.

[vvrotny] you guys are sounding great. Thanks

[Alex Ragone] Moving to faculty and kids taking care of things.

[arvind] my post on servicing kids laptops: http://21apples.org/articles/2006/10/24/do-students-have-to-learn-from-experience-laptops-and-students-oh-my

[Alex Ragone] http://www.k12converge.com

[arvind] bluehost.com and fantastico lets you install open source software with a few clicks. so easy!

[arvind] i personally use site5.com

[arvind] jim’s first post: http://www.k12converge.com/?p=1

[vvrotny] I am using bluehost. There seemed to be performance issues that have cleared up in the last ten days

[arvind] http://www.k12converge.com/?p=137

[arvind] bandwith reclamation project

[Alex Ragone] SharePoint — Edline —

[Alex Ragone] http://www.microsoft.com/technet/windowsserver/sharepoint/default.mspx

[arvind] http://office.microsoft.com/sharepoint/

[Alex Ragone] http://www.edline.com/

[arvind] blackboard: http://www.blackboard.com/

[arvind] don’t forget moodle!: http://www.moodle.org

[arvind] year to year course migration is one of the most underlooked feature when eval’ing a course management system

[arvind] you don’t realize it until year end

[arvind] then it hurts

[Alex Ragone] Our Whipplhill Advanced Academics system has rollover, but needs lacks other options.

[Alex Ragone] Sakai – http://sakaiproject.org/

[arvind] Sakai just had their 6th conference. you can get video and audio podcasts here: https://sakaiproject.org/conference/admin/schedule.php

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