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Summercore 2.008 2.008 (June 16-20, 2008)
at Milwaukee Montessori School (WI)



Graduation picture above ("click to magnify") ... in terms of the 33 questions, Alex won $33, Kara won $5, Maria won $5 and Zarina won $5

e-mail for faculty? click here to go to https://server3/exchange

Time Frame and Basics


Web 2.0 Highlights for Summercore 2.008


Notes from Steve M from our Tuesday AM meeting

Our Summercore wiki is at summercore2008.pbwiki.com ... links and info about each of these Web 2.0 applications above can be found there

Our Summercore blog is at summercore.edublogs.org and is updated monthly


BLOGS by PARTICiPANTS

Alex | Brian | Emily | Jaime | Julie | Kara | Kathy | Lizz | Maria | Mary | Meg | Monica | Oumar | Pete | Ron | Sherri | Thérèse | Tracy | Zarina

DELICIOUS ACCOUNTS

Alex | Brian | Deborah | Emily | Jaime | Julie | Kara | Kathy | Lizz | Mary | Meg | Melissa | Monica | Oumar | Pete | Ron | Sherri | Sarah | Thérèse | Tracy | Zarina | more to come |

EXERCISES FOR JV

1 ... 2 ... 5 ... 6 ... 8

Pink Card Questions (from you to us)

  1. ???
  2. ???
  3. ???

Homework for Thursday ... read chapter 11 and/or browse articles from http://del.icio.us/schalman/summercoredayfour


Carnival Groups ... click here for first draft ... AYH ("Are You Happy?") ...

Carnival guidelines below


Homework for Thursday ... read chapter 11 and/or browse articles from http://del.icio.us/schalman/summercoredayfour

Thirty Three Questions on Computer Vocabulary

-- yes, someone always wins the $33 by Wednesday --


  1. One byte = _____ and equals __ bits
  2. One K= ________ and is metaphorically the same as _________
  3. One meg = ______ and is metaphorically the same as _________
  4. One gigabyte = ________ and is metaphorically the same as _________
  5. One terabyte = ______
  6. A floppy disk holds about ___ meg which is the same as ___K or _________ bytes
  7. A typical memory stick holds ________ meg (yes, they come in many sizes)
  8. The word blog first used in 1999 is short for ______
  9. A CD ROM holds about ___ meg which is the same as ___ K (hint: click here to see a pile of 650 floppy disks)
  10. A DVD disk holds _______ between __ and __ gigabytes
  11. RAM stands for R__ A_____ M_____ and refers to __
  12. ROM stands for R___ O___ M______ and refers to __
  13. Larry Bird's initials (LB) in ASCII code are __ and __
  14. Zip Drives, Digital Still Cameras and Memory Sticks tend to use the _____ port
  15. Digital Video Cameras use the _____ port
  16. Baud Rate refers to ______ and is expressed in _____ per second
  17. A File Server is a __________
  18. The Red Sox last won the World Series in __
  19. An MP3 file is ___________ and typically might be ____ megabytes
  20. A new type of Web site that allows users to easily add or edit content is called a _ _ _ I (hint: "quick" in Hawaiian)
  21. When you aggregate dozens of blogs into one, you are using the technology involving _S_ feeds
  22. The Rule of 3 refers to the following 3 reminders when saving: ___ and __ and ___
  23. The fourth tip when saving is ________
  24. The point size of ___ equals 1 inch
  25. Use __ space(s) between sentences
  26. Pushing the ____ button repeatedly is a sign that you have not reached computer maturity
  27. Two PC suffixes or extensions are ___ and ___
  28. Audio files that Web users subscribe to are called ____
  29. HTML stands for H_____ T_____ M_____ L______
  30. A computer virus can be defined as __________________
  31. Two popular graphic file types are ____ and ____
  32. Two popular audio file types are ____ and ____
  33. Larry Bird's uniform number in binary is _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Click here to hear some answers to some of the 33 questions recorded by previous Summercore participants

Winners over the Years

Lance Coon 2001 | Kirstin Yost 2001 | Cheryl Mitchell 2002 | 12 people from summercore 2002 | Marge Enberg 2002 in the first Shorecrest Summercore (but from NC not FL) | Alex Flood from Hewitt 2003 where the HM rule from Andy was first proposed and accepted ("wait 1 or 2 more days for a non-tech person to try for the $33 before allowing a tech person to go for it") | Erin Martin 2003 from ECFS | Jessica Bell 2004 first person from TN | Sean Murphy 2004 from Canterbury | Ed Rawson 2005 from Canterbury | John Platt from Portsmouth Abbey 2006 | Kate LaVange from Academy at the Lakes 2006 | Sam Gaudet from Wooster School 2006 | Lizzie from PA 2007 | Tracy from MMS 2007 | Elisa from HM 2007 | Rob from FL 2007 | Masha from Hockaday 2007 | Alex from Milwaukee Montessori School 2008


Click
here for the clean Larry Bird doll protected by Colleen Powers at The Boston Home | click here for the "other" Larry Bird doll with Claudia from The Boston Home ... click here for an LB autograph to me (Steve) ...

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