Handheld Computing in Schools
Computers that fit in your hand are now commonplace: cell phones, PDAs, iPods, GameBoys, PlayStation Portables, and more.
With the popularity of Facebook.com and MySpace.com, the students seem to be leading the way with the portable revolution. However, podcasting is still a useful tool for teachers and classrooms to publish and connect.
learninginhand.com is an educator's resource for using handheld computing in schools. You'll find lists of great software applications for Palm and Windows Mobile computers. You'll find resources for podcasting and eBooks. Also, there's a comprehensive listing of the best sites for educators, lesson plans, classroom management tips, and more. Don't forget to check out the blog for what's new and the discussion forums for lively conversations.
The LearningInHand Blog
learninginhand BLOG that covers handheld computing, podcasts, iPods & mobility from Tony Vincent
This world of digital communication just keeps on evolving and it takes ongoing strategy to stay in the flow of the marketplace of ideas.
There are many options when it comes to publishing a podcast.
Services include Slapcast or Libsyn that host the episode files, create a blog, and maintain the RSS feed.
Slapcast gives you three free episodes.
Libsyn has no free trial. Both cost $5 per month.
SolidCasts.com. SolidCasts will host up to 100MB worth of episodes for free.
Another option for podcast-publishing is GoDaddy.com. Plans start at $2.39 a month for 300MB of space. GoDaddy hosts the episode files, creates a blog, and maintains the RSS feed.
How to Podcast tutorial can help you join the revolution that rivals the Gutenberg era!
Translating Content into eBook Formats
If you need to translate your books and education-oriented materials to the new ebook formats, check out ebooks.com