In this episode, Erik discusses his secret summer project - implementing a new note-taking strategy. Erik discusses the zettelkasten (German for "slip box") note-taking method which is a bidirectional note-taking system designed to overcome writer’s block or “the blank page effect.” This system could be useful for a student or instructor who struggles getting started writing, or anyone who wants a new way to connect the notes they’ve taken. Zettelkasten is like your second brain.
*The ultimate guide
Tools for implementation
*Bidirectional note-taking apps
*Zettelkasten using Notion
*Zettelkasten using Obsidian
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In this episode, Kris and Erik answer listener questions about computer security resources, and they discuss the Windows 11 announcement and its implications for education. News coverage includes the differences in EdTech spending between the US and China, the college recruitment startup Unibuddy, and Scott Galloway's summary of the Robinhood debacle. This week's EdTech tips include embedding discussion questions in your podcasts and how to extend your home WiFi signal.SHOW NOTES#EdTechOfficeHoursSecurity books*Click Here to Kill Everybody - Bruce Schneier*Schneier on Security blog*Techno Creep - Tom KeenanSecurity resources*Security Now podcast*Stacey on IoT newsletter and podcastNews*Forbes: EdTech Gap Between China and the US*Global News Wire: Unibuddy startup for college recruitment*Scott Galloway: Robinhood and iAddictionDiscussion: Windows 11Microsoft*Learning with the New Windows 11*Windows 11: The Operating System for Hybrid Work and LearningArticles by Paul Thurrott*Windows 11: First Impressions*Windows 11: A Few More Observations*Windows 11: Feature Focus Snap GroupsEdTech TipsEmbedded questions in podcasts*Blog post*Research studyWiFi boosting*The Wirecutter: The Best WiFi ExtenderEDTECH EXAMINED CONTACT:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExaminedTEAM INFORMATIONErik Christiansen, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: erikchristiansen.net Twitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.netKris Hans, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: krishans.caTwitter: @KrisHansMarket Grade: marketgrade.comChristopher Hoang, Audio Producer & Sound EngineerWebsite: chrishoang.ca ...
In this episode, Kris and Erik return after their Winter break 'sabbatical.' Kris gives an update on the latest books he's read on work productivity, specifically those that force us to re-think how we work. Our co-hosts also discuss their work resolutions/goals for using technology and being productive.SHOW NOTESBooks*The Four Hour Work Week - Tim Ferriss*ReWork - Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson*Remote - Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson*Make Time - Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky Tools mentioned*Pinboard*IFTTT*Day One*No code toolsEDTECH EXAMINED CONTACT:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExaminedTEAM INFORMATIONErik Christiansen, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: erikchristiansen.net Twitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.netKris Hans, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: krishans.caTwitter: @KrisHansMarket Grade: marketgrade.comChristopher Hoang, Audio Producer & Sound EngineerWebsite: chrishoang.ca ...
In this episode Erik and Kris give advice on video editing software for educators, using Medium as an educational blogging platform and the tech industry’s increasing interest in education technology. This episode also introduces a new ‘Meta’ segment. The co-hosts talk about their experience podcasting so far and their observations about different podcast formats. They also talk about the assumptions around the human attention span, the revolution of the spoken word, and why it might be ok to have longer recorded lectures. . In addition, Kris and Erik want to formally welcome Chris Hoang to the EdTech Examined team. Chris is the Audio Producer & Sound Engineer and he edited this episode. He is an Entrepreneurship and Innovation Student at the University of Calgary's Haskayne School of Business. Stay tuned for future updates from Chris about audio editing, multimedia, and more. . SHOW NOTES . EdTech Office Hours: Video editing software . Windows Movie Maker 10: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/movie-maker-10-free/9mvfq4lmz6c9?activetab=pivot:overviewtab . iMovie: https://www.apple.com/ca/imovie/ . Davinci Resolve: https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/davinciresolve/ . Adobe Spark: https://spark.adobe.com/ . News . Tech Crunch – “EdTech is no longer optional”: https://techcrunch.com/2020/07/20/edtech-is-no-longer-optional-investors-deep-dive-into-the-future-of-the-market/ . WEF – COVID accelerated digital transformation of higher ed: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/07/covid-19-digital-transformation-higher-education/ . Tech Tips . Medium: Tips for creating a publication with your students . Medium.com – Getting started with Medium publications: https://help.medium.com/hc/en-us/articles/115004681607-Create-a-publication . Medium.com – Layout Tips: https://help.medium.com/hc/en-us/sections/115001431688-Layout . Medium.com ...