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Summercore 2.008 (July 21-25, 2008)

at Shorecrest Preparatory School (FL) ... much thanks to Dawn Weinman, Penny Jennings, Mike Murphy, and many others for allowing us to host Summercore at Shorecrest for the seventh straight year!

Click here for our Summercore wiki

Click here for our Summercore blog

               
Click above for Preston's wonderful carnival song (left) and our graduation picture (middle); on the right, you will find the 3 minute video we made holding up the signs.
Click here to download Preston's song as an MP3 file (thanks much to Stephen Shoe for making this into an MP3 file with audacity and sending to me).

Time Frame and Basics

Summary of Monday Day 1

Summary of Tuesday, Day 2

Homework involves

--reading Chapter 11
-- write a paragraph about chapter 11 and add to your edublog ("this can be done tomorrow")
--looking at Lynne's links ... click here
--studying the 32 or 33 questions even if you don't want to win the $33

Note: we will dismiss at 5pm not 6pm on Wednesday for "Spring break"

Summary of Wednesday, Day 3

Carnival Tips (we will go over them later) and Prep Groups

Proposed Carnival Groups

  1. Susan ... Photoshop ... Powerpoint ... Sketchup
    Judy ... Photoshop ... digital storytelling ... iMovie
    Photoshop Express ... Picnik ... Fotoflexer ... Phixr ...
  2. Ande and Jen ... blogs/wiki ... smartboard ... photostory 3
    Sarah ... blog/wiki ... smartboard ... google earth
  3. Linda, Keith, Marguerite, Don ... blog/wiki for the school community or for technology 2.0 ... resources available to staff at school and copyright infringement ... google earth ... powerpoint ... go Yankees
    Click here for http://smedsstuff.pbwiki.com/
  4. Stephen and Nick ... Moodle ... Sketchup ... Podcast/Audacity
  5. Donna and Danielle ... Ning ... Smartboard ... Google Earth
  6. Lori and Marlene ... Smartboard ... (Lori ... PowerPoint ... Google Earth) (Marlene ... Podcasting ... Photostory 3)
    Bob ... Smartboard ... blogs/wiki ... iMovie
  7. Melanie and Amy Nimeh ... Photostory 3 ... Google Earth ... blogs/wikis
  8. Rhonda ... Google Earth ... Smartboad ... Ning
    Preston ... Google Earth ... MovieMaker ... iMovie ...
    WIndy .. Audacity ... Moviemaker (if free) .. Photoshop (or did you mean Photostory 3?)
  9. Cheryl ... MovieMaker ... first choice is both iMovie and Google Earth ... then Web 2.0
    Virgene ... MovieMaker ... Photoshop ... Photostory ... moviemaker download or iMovie

BLOGS from Edublogs

DEL.ICIO.US Accounts

KML and KMZ FILES for use with Google Earth

Advice to Florida marathoners from some of the Milwaukee marathoners in June

Click here for a PowerPoint made by Lizz from Milwaukee Montessori School for you about the 33 questions!


Web 2.0 Highlights for Summercore 2.008

Excel Samples

We would love to get several more samples from YOU that we can pass on to others who attend Summercore in the future

Web 2.0 Links for Summercore 2.008

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

EXERCISES FOR JV: 1 ... 2 ... 5 ... 6 ... 8

Click here for more WP challenges that involve TABs and graphics from the CHALLENGE section of www.summercore.com

Pink Card Questions (from you to us)


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 | Heather & 4 others from Castilleja School 2008 | Tare at the Horace Mann Summercore 2008 (who did not like the LB doll)


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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