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Episode 004 of the international open podcast: Horst JENS talks (via Google Hangout) with Derek BREEN about Scratch, teaching programming, license-tainted courseware, conferences and Derek's educational TV-Show in Moscow
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technical note: This podcast was recorded between two continents via Google Hangout on Air and has some static noise due to the used microphones.
0:00:00intro (Horst) 0:00:17greetings, introduction 0:00:23we are recording this podcast using Google Hangout Air. Time differences 0:01:05Derek talks about the production of intopenpodcast003 in Moscow. Plans for more Podcasts in Moscow. Finding recording-friendly restaurants, problems with background music and music industry 0:03:00How to pronounce "Moscow" correctly. Derek was 3 months in Moscow, studying Russian via free DuoLingo App. 0:03:50Tv-series "School of the future": Internet education television, Pilot was produced in Russia with Derek (talking English, translated in post-production). Huge target audience Moscow, also aimed at international audience. 0:08:50Curriculum: Open educational resources, creative-commons licensed, made with adaption/remixing by teachers in mind. 0:10:00Computer Lab / School situation in Russia. Elite vs. "every school" approach? Kids teaching in the Scratch workshops. Empowering kids to teach each other. Derek visited 3 schools, Macbooks in schools, no Desktop computer labs?
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0:12:50No Linux in Moscow: Linux was no topic, Apple was stronger than Windows/PC in schools there. 0:13:36Derek is reviewing Linda Lukas computer book for children. Derek propose an Scratch project with Linda's artwork. 0:14:50Hour of code, code.org: big brands (Disney, StarWars) use Google blockly to teach Computer Science. No remix possibility? Scratch is better for remixing. Horst rants against license-tainted, non-free art and content in education material. 0:16:50Scratch having the same problems as Youtube: content industry demands removal of Scratch projects because copyright violations (music) 0:17:30Cartoon network scratch projects: not free licensed, but remixable within Scratch. Legal situation? 0:20:40Horst was in contact with Digital Champion meeting in Austria (in an European Community Building), being the only one speaking about creative commons and free licenses. 0:22:08How to get kids into coding? Horst prefers coding python in text mode, Derek favors vector graphics in Scratch. 0:23:40Real (computer) life cartoon charakters in Linda Lukas book: Tux, Firefox, Apple, Android. Linda's TED-Talk. 0:24:00Social Status gain of having a TED Talk. Derek is burnt out on Ted Talks and find them exhausting. 0:25:36But hip-hop-infused presentation by Bernard Hankins at TEDx Charlottesville, Virginia was awesome. 0:27:20Horst and Derek Conference visits. 0:28:15Derek will present at CESI Conference in Dublin. 0:29:00Horst makes pitch to listeners to host Derek (homeless wandering author). 0:29:40Further reflection on Maker Faire Rome 0:30:30Horst imagines giving a largely silent TED Talk. 0:31:20Virtues of short vs. long conference presentations. 0:33:55TeachMeets make presentations more democratic. 0:35:30Horst suggests Derek find an international (Russian?) bride to escape visa hassles. 0:35:55Derek vists exclusive Moscow restaurant (Central House of Writers), being wined and dined by Moscow's art elite. 0:28:15Derek mentions Russian documentary on pioneering aviator, "The People Who Made The Earth Round." 0:42:15Horst calls for submission of interviews for podcast and articles for International Open Magazine. 0:44:20Derek says Instapaper is great way to collate longer web articles. 0:45:20Horst invites social media helper(s). 0:51:15Derek reflects on his participation in Moscow Open Innovations Forum and Exposition. 0:51:40Discussion of media propoganda around delay in Syria peace talks. 0:54:45Derek describes Moscow "School of the Future" project. 0:57:50Idea of international STEAM camp exchange. 1:03:00Horst is soliciting/publishing older articles. 1:03:20Mourning/honoring artificial intelligence and educational technology titan Marvin Minsky.
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