Teachers 2.0

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1. Politics

1.1. Who would you talk to in your state to make reccomendations?

1.2. How can we be proactive?

1.3. Best thing about Illinois act is that funding was included

2. Attendees

2.1. Rachel Amstutz

2.2. Aaron Smith

2.3. Cristi miller

2.3.1. Cristi needs new internet

2.4. Steve Dembo

3. Picks of the moment

3.1. Blogger

3.1.1. Got support from other online bloggers

3.1.2. Rachel set up new blog there

3.2. Bloglines

3.2.1. Need material to blog about!

3.3. Art Edventures

3.3.1. flash

3.3.2. movies

3.3.3. interactives

3.4. Mindmeister.com

3.4.1. create maps

3.4.2. share with others to collaborate

3.5. Vox

3.5.1. Blogging engine

3.5.2. New node

3.5.3. community based blog

3.5.4. You can't leave a comment unless you have an account

3.5.5. nice keyword searches

3.5.6. spiffy interface

3.5.7. limited templates, but cool

3.5.8. Aaron using it to take notes

3.5.9. Easy interface for uploading audio

3.5.10. Blog is main focus of site

3.5.11. 1GB per month

4. Curriki update

4.1. Keep an eye out, up and coming

4.2. Keep hearing more and more about site

5. Web 2.0 Legislation

5.1. All new technologies being blocked

5.1.1. Emerging forms of education

5.1.2. cell phones

5.1.3. mutliplayer educational gaming

5.2. Banning necessary for many things

5.2.1. Steve doesn't seem any redeeming value in banning

5.3. Guilt by association

5.3.1. Just because you played D&D, doesn't mean you were a Satan worshiper

5.4. Who is actually going to teach them?

5.5. Kids losing out because they don't have access to new technology tools

6. Librarian leaves Mark on School

6.1. In late '70s Cali got rid of all librarians

6.2. She made the library enticing to today's students

6.3. Library became a reward at the school

6.4. Taught kids to evaluate information

6.5. Kids are still growing up in a largely print world

6.6. Working with parents to build literacy at home

6.7. Turning the negative (could be losing her) into a positive (school rallying around her)