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Saturday, October 2, 2010

What Would You Do With $2,000 for EdTech Purchases?

The other day someone asked me, via Twitter, for creative ideas for spending $2,000 ear-marked for a/v equipment. My short answer is a to buy Flip Cameras that students can use for video projects. With a Flip camera students could record video footage for all subjects across the curriculum. I've seen videos made by anatomy & physiology students demonstrating movements, videos of mathematics students sharing "math tricks," and all kinds of skits and re-enactments recorded on video.  That's what I'd do, but I'm curious, if you were given $2,000 to spend on educational technology, what would you spend it on? Please leave a comment.

Week in Review - The Most Popular Posts

Good morning from Maine. By the time you read this I'll be on my way to MOREnet MITC where I'll be giving the keynote talk on Monday morning. If you're going to be there too, please say hi. I'll post the slides from that talk next week.

These are the seven most popular items of the last week:
1. 10 US History Google Earth Tours
2. Five Alternatives to Traditional Book Reports
3. BBC Dimensions - How Big Is It Really?
4. Progressive Phonics - Free Reading Program
5. How to Craft Clear Explanations - A Podcast with Lee LeFever
6. What Makes Leaves Change Colors - Video & Graphics
7. Plus Maths - Challenging Mathematics Puzzles

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