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Will Yahoo unvail their teacher peer network Monday?

The word is Yahoo will unvail their teacher peer network monday:
http://teachers.yahoo.com

This should be good and something we have been talking about for about a year now ! I will keep you posted !

http://teachers.yahoo.com/sneak_peek

Added by Rich White on September 14, 2007 at 4:57pm — 1 Comment

The TV "Air waves" will soon be the Internet "Air waves"

.... and Paranoid school administrators - by 2010 you will not be able to block un-fettered internet access
http://tinyurl.com/yt4nab

Something to think about.


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Added by Rich White on September 11, 2007 at 10:37am — No Comments

Knowledge management - the tipping point - Mavens, Relaters and Evangelists

I recommended "BLINK" in a post back in Feb 2006 - http://tinyurl.com/2xqukw



Below is a great video covering Blink among other great topics surrounding the subject of knowledge management, change, and… Continue

Added by Rich White on September 8, 2007 at 7:53am — 2 Comments

The Greenbush Mobile Media (& Greenbush Anywhere) Just Got Easier !

With the new Ipod Announcements - our mobile medai work just got easier !





A few details via http://crunchgear.com



10:39 PDT Built-in WiFi. 802.11b/g. AW SNAP! Web browsing! [b][i]Safari is included[/b][/i]. "Apple is going to make WiFi work where others have failed." Probably right, Stevie. Nicholas: "The iPhone without the awful phone part. Great." Google and Yahoo! search built-in. [b][i]YouTube built-in[/b][/i] as well! "This thing is a…
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Added by Rich White on September 5, 2007 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Live streaming the 3D virtual Classroom Prototype

We will be live streaming the 3D virtual classroom (edusim) prototype tomorrow from 9:00 -
12:00 with the 15 Middle School kids - the feed will be here http://tv.greenbush.us

Added by Rich White on September 4, 2007 at 8:28pm — No Comments

Greenbush Labs Wiki - Exploring Educational Technology

As Greenbush Labs (http://labs.greenbush.us) comes up on a its 2 year anniversary I have decided

to start to provide a framework for how we might move from Greenbush

Labs IDEAS - to PROTOTYPES - to OPERATIONALIZING the more promising

concepts into PRODUCTS/SERVICES.





The main focus of the Greenbush Labs Wiki (http://greenbushlabs.pbwiki.com) will be to provide a more in-depth and procedural list of "How… Continue

Added by Rich White on September 3, 2007 at 9:53am — No Comments

Workshop now streaming live - Implementing a Multi-Tiered Support System : District & Leadership Model

Now streaming live from The GreenbushEducation Service Center:

Implementing a Multi-Tiered Support System : District & Leadership Model

Grab it here - http://greenbush.ning.com or http://tv.greenbush.org





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Added by Rich White on August 30, 2007 at 8:30am — No Comments

Google device plans for the 700MHz wireless spectrum

Obviously I feel a huge wireless broadband Internet enable network would be a GREAT thing for education and educational content providers in general... but what would the initial Google enable wireless communication device look like and cost?
(Via wired.com) -- http://tinyurl.com/ytupna


Rumor: Google Phone Will Be Linux-Powered, GPS-Loaded and Cheap

Added by Rich White on August 28, 2007 at 12:42pm — No Comments

Try out the Greenbush EduSim (3D Virtual Classroom) Prototype

This sim is the first of many Greenbush Edusim Virtyal Classrooms (a tweek of the KAT Demo)





1) Download the sim -=here=- (296 megs)

2) Unzip the file

3) Start the sim (using the direction in the slidecast above)

4) Send feedback to rich.white@greenbush.org

5) Enjoy… Continue

Added by Rich White on August 26, 2007 at 11:02am — No Comments

Your PSP could get a whole lot more interesting - Google ready to invade telco turf, bid on 700MHz spectrum in 2009

Google ready to invade telco turf, bid on 700MHz spectrum.



(via arstechnica.com)

Because the 700MHz has such desirable spectrum propagation characteristics, it's also much cheaper and easier to roll out a network with excellent coverage than it is to do so with higher-frequency technology. Making broadband access cheap and affordable means more people come online, and more people are able to make use of Internet services-exactly the sort of thing Google…
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Added by Rich White on August 22, 2007 at 5:46pm — No Comments

The Smart Board of the Near Future?

Added by Rich White on August 14, 2007 at 7:36pm — No Comments

Watching with morbid curiosity - Secondlife & Croquet



Gave a presentation to educators today over Secondlife and Croquet :: They watched with morbid curiosity - this seems to take many out of their "comfort…

Added by Rich White on August 13, 2007 at 8:39pm — No Comments

Microsoft moving towards open source?





Wow... who would have though even 1 year ago Microsoft would even consider moving towards open source software? A few years ago I blogged fairly regularly about open source and how schools could embrace it http://www.greenbush.org/labs/opensrc -- here is the Microsoft opensource web site.… Continue

Added by Rich White on August 11, 2007 at 11:16am — No Comments

The Future is mobile & immersive

The best case to be made might for this belief might be what Steve Jobs and Bill Gates have

to say .. their products literally move every tech market… Continue

Added by Rich White on August 7, 2007 at 11:19am — No Comments

Business Week Reports: The Future of the 3D web

My $.02 -- this article is a long one, a decent read, so Ill re-cap



http://tinyurl.com/279mq4

"It feels like the early days of the Internet," says Steve Prentice, a vice-president at Gartner Research (IT ). Gartner estimates that by 2011, 80% of Internet users and major companies will have

avatars, or digital replicas of themselves, for online work and play.





I agree... very… Continue

Added by Rich White on August 6, 2007 at 10:45am — No Comments

Google (kinda) gets its way in spectum debate for wireless internet.

As posted on July 22nd here .. and now being reports by almost every tech news site online [WSJ Story | New Scientist] yesterday the FCC did in fact "vote to shake up the US wireless market on Tuesday by approving rules for a big… Continue

Added by Rich White on August 1, 2007 at 10:05am — No Comments

Do schools kill creativity? Is creativity something we learn, or learn not to use?

A great video by Sir Ken Robinson (an expert on creativity) asking the questions: "Do Schools Kill… Continue

Added by Rich White on July 30, 2007 at 8:54pm — 1 Comment

Greenbush Labs Work, Development, and Projects

Greenbsuh Labs Blog: http://labs.greenbush.us

Greenbush Podcast Directory: http://podcast.greenbush.us

Greenbush Island: http://sl.greenbush.us

GreenbushTV: https://www.youtube.com/GreenbushTV

GreenbushTV LIVE:…
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Added by Rich White on July 30, 2007 at 9:23am — No Comments

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