Friday, June 05, 2020

Outline: The Education Apple - episode 10

“The show that discusses Apple ˜technology in the formal Classroom as well as in the classroom of our daily lives”

1. The Cast

  • Barrett Mosbacker, Superintendent of Briarwood Christian School
  • Rick Stawarz “Stores”, Founder & Lead Trainer - The Mac Instructor
  • Bill Brazeal, Technical Architect, Technology Specialist and Principal - ezNet Solutions


2. Week in Review

  • Internet in Numbers from 2012
    • 144 billion – Total email traffic per day worldwide.
    • 68.8% – Percentage of all email traffic that was spam.
    • 634 million – Number of websites (December).
    • $2.45 million – The price for Investing.com, the most expensive domain name sold in 2012.
    • 32.44% – Market share for GoDaddy.com, the biggest domain name registrar in the world.
    • 2.4 billion – Number of Internet users worldwide.
    • 274 million – Number of Internet users in North America.
    • 85,962 – Number of monthly posts by Facebook Pages in Brazil, making it the most active country on Facebook.
    • 1 billion – Number of monthly active users on Facebook, passed in October.
    • 200 million – Monthly active users on Twitter, passed in December.
    • 175 million – Average number of tweets sent every day throughout 2012.
    • 40.5 years – Average age of a Facebook user.
    • 37.3 years – Average age of a Twitter user.
    • 1.3 billion – Number of smartphones in use worldwide by end of 2012.
    • 500 megabytes – Amount of monthly data traffic consumed by the average smartphone.
    • 300 million – Number of new photos added everyday to Facebook.
    • 4 billion – Number of hours of video we watched on YouTube per month.
    • 181.7 million – Number of total unique viewers of online video in the U.S. during December.


3. BCS Learning Unleashed Update

  • Barrett - What’s new with the program?
    • Working on a discipleship program using The Next Story: Life and Faith After the Digital Explosion, Tim Challies
      • Line from “The Next Story” video teaser : “Technology allows me to maintain a constant flow of distractions”
    • Integrating Edmodo and Google Drive
    • Implementing Reflector

4. Main Segment: Getting Things Done [Rick]

  • Introduction
    • Quick description: A system for managing all the tasks and projects in your life.
    • Problem: We try to remember too much in our heads.
    • “Getting Things Done” by David Allen
    • Rick’s story
  • The way it works
    • Inbox
    • Due dates
    • Projects
    • Contexts
    • Weekly Review
  • Apps
    • Reminders.app
      • Siri
    • Things.app
      • Siri
      • Gorgeous UI
    • OmniFocus
      • Siri
      • Map
      • Search mode
  • Result
    • World peace and inner nirvana.


5. Apps and Followings (please update your pics below when you have determined what you will
cover)

  • Barrett -
    • App pick (Fantastical Calendar App )
    • Twitter pick (Tom Vander Ark, @tvanderark / 12k followers, interested in innovations that customize & motivate learning and extend access )  
  • Bill -
    • App pick ( Nitro HTML ) Use to make html signatures on iOS devices
    • twitter pick ( Larry Jordan ) Final Cut Pro & Adobe training - video editing techniques and filmmaking tips


6. Wrap up and closing remarks...

Don’t forget to follow us on the Internet
Bill: Twitter - @billbrazeal         Web - billbrazeal.com
Barrett: Twitter - @BMosbacker
Rick: Twitter - @stwrz        Web - themacinstructor.com

Thanks for listening in, be sure to tell your friends, watch for our next episode coming in two weeks.  So long for now.