EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #15: Fred Bartels

EdTechTalk: 21st Century Learning #15

A Conversation with Fred Bartels

Sept. 26, 2006

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Fred Bartels from Learning with Laptops joined Alex and arvind for to discuss Filemaker, Sketchup, his book on 1:1 laptop programs, the School Computing Wiki, and lots of other interesting EdTech happenings. Fred is looking to start a high-def video project documenting UNESCO World Heritage Site – interested? E-mail him at: fred_bartels [at] rcds.rye.ny.us

[arvindgrover] hi dianne

[arvindgrover] Fred Bartels – Director of Technology from Rye
Country Day School

[arvindgrover] our guest today

[arvindgrover] Fred’s website: http://www.learningwithlaptops.com/

[dbaasch] Hi Arvind are we waiting for Fred?

[arvindgrover] he is online, so make sure you are listening to the stream (below the chatroom)

[arvindgrover] he is not in the chatroom now

[arvindgrover] but he is on the audio feed

[dbaasch] got it!

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[arvindgrover] welcome wrotny

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[arvindgrover] welcome mary

[mary] Thanks. Pleased be join in.

[arvindgrover] How did you find out about the webcast?

[arvindgrover] If you are not listening yet, click Channel 1 icons below

[mary] Yes..thanks

[arvindgrover] Fred’s website, Learning with Laptops: http://www.learningwithlaptops.org

[arvindgrover] all about 1:1 laptop programs

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

[arvindgrover] Jim Heynderickx’s blog
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[arvindgrover] 3-D design program mentioned by Fred, Sketchup: http://www.sketchup.com/
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[arvindgrover] welcome Prolibra

[arvindgrover] hi kuantum

[Alex.Ragone] http://sketchup.google.com/

[arvindgrover] free Sketchup for Mac or Windows (now owned by Google)

[arvindgrover] Sketchup warehouse: http://www.sketchup.com/?sid=483

[Alex.Ragone] http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/

[Alex.Ragone] Fred’s Sketchup InfoWiki: http://dws.editme.com/
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[dbaasch] great info – thanks and bye!

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[arvindgrover] Fred’s book, Learning with Laptops: http://www.lulu.com/content/142243

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[mary] ISED listserve email found me!

[mary] Lots of great info….this is a weekly show?

[arvindgrover] School Computing Wiki: http://schoolcomputing.wikia.com

[arvindgrover] this is a weekly show (we took the summer off though)

[arvindgrover] ISED listserv: http://www.milton.edu/ISED-L/

[arvindgrover] NYCIST listserv: http://www.nycist.net

[mary] Nice. Glad to find you all. Listening from Toronto Canada.

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[arvindgrover] Wizards listserv: http://www.teachingcompany.com/newsgroups.html#wizards

[arvindgrover] great to have you Mary

[arvindgrover] welcome Bobby

[mary] This is for listening only…not participation?

[arvindgrover] you can chat here for everyone to see and we often let listeners join the conversation

[mary] Good. Just wondering how it all works?

[Alex.Ragone] I’m back!

[arvindgrover] http://www.webcastacademy.com

[mary] Thanks for the info…great!

[arvindgrover] no problem

[arvindgrover] Anyone else using flat-screen tv’s in their schools to diplay information? We are as a bulletin board mainly

[Alex.Ragone] Lucy Gray: http://www.edpress.org/midwest/speakers.htm

[Alex.Ragone] http://whc.unesco.org/

[arvindgrover] unesco world heritage link

[mary] How do get teachers on board? Can school admin lead the way with the use of wikis?

[arvindgrover] http://www.educationbridges.net – educators should join the site and start posting blog messages – very easy

[mary] The spirit of competition is strong in independent schools…I think this is healthy.

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[mary] We compete is many ways…why not with tech and learning?

[mary] Thanks everyone.

[arvindgrover] ISTE interview with Pamela Livingston:



[Bobby] Will someone post all of the links mentioned today, please?

[arvindgrover] yikes, sorry about that link. take a look at Pam’s book:


[arvindgrover] all links will be posted at our wiki: http://agar-webcast.wikispaces.com

[arvindgrover] have a great day everyone

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