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I am at NECC. So much with so little time.
Mooving to Moodle is my first concurrent session.
BTW, the Sunday night keynote had some awesome points to make. James Surowiecki introduced "his perspective on the 'Wisdom of Crowds'" Gonna buy the book I think. I hope there is an audio book, but the hard copy here has his autograph... I think I need the audiobook.
NE Louisana Union Parish school district Moodle site: Learn1, Learn2 and Learn3 logins for learning to use moodle.

scroll down to Moodle @ very bottom
1 gig to 50 users
Moodle is big on groups... I need to set this up for our LMS staff since we are losing our Blackboard groups.

It is looking like the change won't be too difficult but will take some translation... Spanish to Italian not Russian to English.

Having a problem loading Moodle in the Box app to my Parallels running Macbook Pro... MySQL keeps shutting down. Most everyone else is up and running. The LA tech is working on my problem, but I am watching the presenter take us through what is translating to a an exiting Blackboard user like me. is brought to us by Verizon.

Chris Dede Harvard Grad school of Education: Models use of technology: mobile devices, online etcetcetc

Daniel Edelson, National Geographic writer of geo. software, ms text books, really smart guy (was faculty member at Northwestern U)

Understanding Geography: a causal discipline as well as...

Search for Chesapeake Bay... I am from Maryland... one of my life goals is to kayak all the waterways on the eastern shore of MD...aka Chesapeake Bay.

Chris Dede starts off with Augmented Reality
Interested in raising math and literacy scores... Linguist, Hacker, a couple of other roles in this 4 member team. Uses handhelds (cell phones within 2 years) to research "Alien Contact" solve something like the "Mystery@MIT". The Mystery @MIT was designed as a formative assessment for higher ed but adapted to ?K-12?. Singapore Project...wireless learning trail google this.
National Geographic>Volunteer Students >collecting data re Chesapeake Bay using My World GIS

BOB and FLO are probes that can be bought by schools (under 1000 bucks) which are data collecting stations (BOB is a buoy and Flo is a stationary flow data collection that can be "sent" to classroom, giving real data...

The Learning Mulltiplier: Using Multi-Device Environments to Engage Students Add to Planner
[Session : Corporate Spotlight]
Patrick Gaston, Verizon Foundation with Chris Dede and Danny Edelson
Monday, 6/30/2008, 12:30pm–1:30pm; HGCC 204 A/B

running out of battery...
I was just checking out this site, very nice. I'm wondering if anyone who did attend would like to post links to the materials from their favorite sessions. There's so much here to browse through I'm not sure I'll get through it. What were the best things you saw & heard at NECC?


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