Think Different | e-Learning Today TV

Episode 42 – 1.14.2011

Video – Think Different

  • Apple Commercial from 1990’s
  • Highlights famous people who were labeled “different” among other things
  • Shows how thinking this way helped them earn success and change the world
  • Inspires kids to think outside the box and not be afraid to be different

Conversation Mode in Google Translate – Android App

  • Translate text from languages out loud – how does it work in Education?
    • Homeschools that teach languages
    • Road schooling – use it as an interpreter when overseas
    • Educators with parents that don’t speak English
    • Educators with students that don’t speak English
  • Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyRQnflIv6Y&feature=player_embedded

Apps – Classic Games

  • Checkers
  • Tic Tac Toe
  • Air Hockey
  • Spot The Difference

Facebook Amber Alert

  • Facebook team-up with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) to bring Amber Alerts to facebook.
  • Meets the ultimate goal of social media/social networking which is to mobilize people for social causes
  • Very simple -> go to Facebook and add the page for your state by clicking the “LIKE” button
    Alerts will show on your News Feeds

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