Episode 196 – Laughing at the Surface SE

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Tony and Patrick have another great episode for everyone. It’s before Thanksgiving and we are having some fun as we talk ed tech. Check out the talking points below. As always, be sure to subscribe to us on your favorite podcasting app.

  1. Happy early Thanksgiving
  2. What am I drinking?
    1. Great Lakes Eliot Ness
  3. Adding a desktop
    1. https://itbabble.com/2021/11/10/life-with-a-desktop/ 
  4. Everyone made fun of the Surface SE
  5. STEM environments for schools – ideas on how to set it up correctly
  6. Ask IT Babble
    1. This Olympic Scoring Form article is AMAZING. Seriously. REALLY well done. I’ve stumbled upon this because my wife and I host a gingerbread house contest and I think this may be the way for our judges to do the judging from their phones and not have to add and tally by hand.

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Episode 195 – Solar Minimum

Tony and Patrick are closing in on 200! This week is another banger. Remember to subscribe to the IT Babble podcast with your favorite podcasting app. Check out the talking points below:

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  1. Solar Minimum
  2. HECC Conference 
  3. What are you drinking? 
    1. Shiner Bock
    2. Left Hand S’mores Milk Stout
  4. Hardware as a Service – financial planning ideas
  5. Windows Surface SE
    1. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/surface/business/surface-laptop-se 
  6. Ask IT Babble
  • We have students who bring in appropriate (sic) equipment to school. The kit the school specifies is very clear, but that doesn’t seem to matter. What can we do aside from purchasing the equipment?
  • What is the best way to manage parents picking up children? I have been suggesting software. Thanks

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Episode 194 – Meta Pump

Tony and Patrick are back at it! Another great episode with a new Ask IT Babble segment and HOW! Be sure to subscribe to our podcast from your favorite podcasting app. Check out the talking points below!

  1. IT Babble how we make the show – for new listeners
  2. Daylight Savings Time (Tony forgot)
  3. What are we drinking?
  4. New Classrooms Update – Water Finds its Level
  5. Metaverse hype = Conference Pump – Be careful
    1. https://itbabble.com/2021/11/03/soul-machine-a-demo/ 
    2. How can you measure it?
  6. Ask IT Babble
    1. https://itbabble.com/ask-it-babble/

Ask IT Babble

Q1: My school is considering an investment in VR. Do you think this is a good idea?
VR Solution: https://www.classvr.com/

AR Solution: https://www.cleverbooks.eu/

Q2: Do you think teachers would print less if they could spend more money on other things?

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