A brief (and selective) history of podcasting… 2004 – Podcasting “invented” (according to Wikipedia… remember Adam Curry?). 2005 – The New Oxford American Dictionary names “podcast” as word of the year. 2005 – K12 Handhelds hosts their first podcasting workshops. 2007
This is a part of a series on mobile devices available for learning. Category: These are very small touch screen devices — smaller than a tablet but not a cell phone! (These devices have the capability to install a variety
A lot of laptops these days only have one 3.5 mm headphone jack, instead of two — one for headphones and one for the mic. This makes it hard to use the 3.5 mm headsets many folks have. Before you
I noticed recently that when I updated my iTunes software, it reverted my import settings back to AAC. Not very nice of it. (As background, AAC is the default audio setting on iTunes. It works great with iTunes or an
Podstock Southwest is being held on Aug. 6-7 in El Paso, Texas. I’m presenting sessions on open content resources, Web 2.0 and mini-laptops, and Web 2.0 applications for personal and school use. If you’re attending, stop by and say hi.
Sandisk has been continuing to refine their MP3 players and come out with a few new models. I’ve been trying out the Sansa Clip and really like it. It has all the features I look for in a good MP3
Here’s a new way to think about explaining RSS — RSS is like setting up a season pass to something on TiVo. It doesn’t cost anything. It isn’t a commitment. It’s easy to cancel. It’s just an easy way to
This weekend NCCE recorded a Skype interview with me about mobile technology and the upcoming conference in Seattle. NCCE is one of my favorite conferences. The conference has a great energy level, and the presenters and the attendees are a
My first mashup for the new year will feature podcasts by secondary students. If your middle school or high school students produce a podcast or if you have a favorite, post it here or drop me an email.
In 2008, NASA will celebrate its 50th anniversary. This year’s 21st Century Explorer Podcast Competition asks students to consider the question “What do you think is NASA’s greatest exploration achievement in the past 50 years and why?” and to create