Brian Crosby

May 11, 2010

Skype: (learningismessy)

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Presenter: Brian Crosby
Brian Crosby Reno, Nevada, USA
Bio: Brian Crosby, an elementary teacher for 26 years, teaches sixth grade in Sparks, Nevada, and has infused technology into teaching since the 1980’s. While piloting a 1:1 laptop program, students in his class utilize many Web 2.0 tools including Skype, Fiickr, blogs and wikis. Brian teaches several popular tech classes for teachers in his role as a Nevada Writing Project Consultant.
Bio Page:
Presentation Title: “Video-Conferencing It’s Easy, Free and Powerful”
Description: Through this Quicktime video presentation attendees will learn how free video and audio-conferencing software can easily be utilized to both access and share learning opportunities with students globally. In addition attendees will acquire the knowledge and resources necessary to use this valuable educational tool.
Link on dotsub

About transcribing/translating this video
Original (13:24 Run Time; mov, 61.5 MB);
iPod Video (13:24 Run Time; mp4, 62.6 MB)
Audio only (13:24 Run Time; mp3, 6.3 MB)
Supporting Links

Keynote Speaker K12 Online Conference 2007
Presenter K12 Online Conference 2008 - “Video-Conferencing, It’s Easy, Free and Powerful
Presenter National Education Computing Conference, San Antonio, Texas, 2008
Featured Presenter Learning 2.008 Conference, Shanghai, China, 2008

Brian's Awards:
The 2008 SIGTel Online Learning Award
Apple iLife Award, 2003, Video: Don’t Laugh At Me
Lumiere Film Festival Winner 2003, 2004
Reno Film Festival Winner 2003
WCTA Distinguished Teacher
Washoe County School District Science Cadre

Co-Author: Making across the country feel like across the classroom, Google Docs Blog, May 2008