RUConnected #69 Holidays and Terms of Service

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Thinking about 2014, reflecting on 2013 taking time to catch some time zones in our day.

Holiday finds

1. Google hang outs

Jerry Blumengarten on 2 guys and an iPad and his twiiterhandle is @cybraryman1 so many resources, an unreal website. Best thing is that Jerry has the authenticity and credability as he’s been a teacher in schools.

http://youtu.be/qwFIY53H3Zs

#eduVue Educational Manifesto’s – interesting discussion and starring @techyturner from Phoenix.

2. EdChats

#tlap – Teach  Like a Pirate by Dave Burgess inspired chats

  • Passion
  • Immersion
  • Rapport
  • Ask and Analyze
  • Transformation
  • Enthusiasm

#edwebchat. Webinars chat – Susan Wells Mobiles and Makers, recording will be here

http://t.co/NcUjIyFv2N

#ladygeeks hangouts and chat! Make sure you’re in a fun mood as these gals like to joke around.

Tony Vincent tweeted out a list of edchats telling when they are on. This is a great list to find your interests and a time you can fit in.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/lv?key=0AiftIdjCeWSXdDRLRzNsVktUUGJpRWJhdUlWLS1Genc&pli=1

3. The Fluency21 planners have a huge range of currics linked to select. Check them out at

http://app.fluency21.com/unit-plans

  • Solution Fluency
  • Information Fluency
  • Creativity Fluency
  • Media Fluency
  • Collaboration Fluency
  • Global Digital Citizen

4.  Big ideas series iBooks in the iTunes store

Challenge Based Learning “Big Ideas” Series Power – iBooks by Wonga Park PS, Ringwood North PS and Ringwood Secondary Challenge

https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/challenge-based-learning-power/id744625874?mt=11

https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/challenge-based-learning-power/id778573780?mt=11

https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/challenge-based-learning-power/id779365548?mt=11

5. The World Maker Faire is in New York in September. Nice! from #edwebchat

http://makerfaire.com/new-york-2013/   Sep 21st 2014

6. Discussion anout the age resitriction on websites -age 13+ opening a can of worms? For example facebook.

 COPPA

Some make exceptions so younger can join somehow.

Eg.

Google. https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/1350409?hl=en

LinkedIn  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/10252153/LinkedIn-lowers-age-limit-to-13-in-student-push.html

4reasons under 13 should not be on sites for over 13

Common Sense Media site provides guildines.

A fairly full list of social media sites with restictions listed is here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_social_networking_websites

Cybersmart Parents: Parenting in an online world by Richie Lambert

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