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Presentation for TechNet in Kansas City - February 21, 2008

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  1. 2. February 22, 2008 post on blog This presentation is available online as a PDF
  2. 3. 8 th Grade American History at South Valley Jr. High in Liberty, Missouri Graduate Instructor at Park University teaching “Technology for the Classroom”
  3. 5. WEB 1.0 WEB 2.0
  4. 10. A Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink The World Is Flat by Thomas Friedman
  5. 15. Speaking of History podcast and blog 50,000+ unique visitors from 145 countries in past two years
  6. 16. Speaking of History Podcast / Blog Visitors August 2007 to February 2008
  7. 17. StudyCasts - Record audio review for upcoming test Post MP3 file to the Internet Students listen at home on Internet, MP3 player, i-Pod or CD
  8. 18. Currently taking part of a pilot using Microsoft’s Zune MP3 player Transfer pictures and audio with wireless connections
  9. 19. Podcast exchange with students in Australia Covering similar historical content BENDIGO
  10. 22. Guerrilla Season Book Blog Project - Fall of 2006 350 Liberty students with parents, California students, home school students and author
  11. 24. Boston Massacre LIVE! Newscast Historical perspective and power of media Students write the scripts
  12. 25. TV commercials from history using PhotoStory3 1860 Lincoln Ad Federalist and Anti-Federalists
  13. 26. Liberty Minutes video project 3-5 minute videos on local historical topics Hollywood Night
  14. 27. AT&T Grant to create historical information about Liberty using Guide by Cell technology Students will narrate museum artifact information
  15. 29. Teacher sends the e-mail 10 question limit Archaeologist answered during a hurricane from her laptop on kitchen floor of her home
  16. 30. Donner Party Debate Record class debate Send experts MP3 of debate and they respond with comments
  17. 31. Online assessment Quia and QuizStar Immediate data and feedback
  18. 32. eLections from Cable in the Classroom web site Manage a campaign Platform, electoral college decisions
  19. 33. Screencast of notes for class
  20. 34. YES
  21. 40. Eric Langhorst Contact Information: [email_address] 8 th Grade American History South Valley Jr. High Liberty, Missouri