21st Century Learning #63: EduCon 2.0 Review

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21st Century Learning #63

EduCon 2.0 Review
With Matt Montagne and Bill Knauer
January 30, 2008

This week we discussed the experiences of the in person and remote EduCon participant. A lively discussion with Matt Montagne, Tech Coordinator at the University School of Milwaukee, WI, and Bill Knauer, Director of Technology at Packer Collegiate School in Brooklyn, NY.


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2008-01-30 11:54:53 [Message] Bill K -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Matt. We haven’t met. I’m Bill Knauer, in Brooklyn.
2008-01-30 11:55:01 [Message] Bill K -> -EdTechTalk: Are you in touch with Alex and Arvind?
2008-01-30 11:56:14 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: hey Bill
2008-01-30 11:56:24 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: not in touch wiht Alex and Arvind yet
2008-01-30 11:56:32 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: I’m thinking they will be in soon
2008-01-30 11:56:40 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: what is the name of arvind’s school Bill?
2008-01-30 11:56:48 [Message] Bill K -> -EdTechTalk: Hewitt
2008-01-30 11:56:48 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: I know Alex is at collegiate
2008-01-30 11:56:52 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: ahh
2008-01-30 11:56:54 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: thanks
2008-01-30 11:57:00 [Message] Bill K -> -EdTechTalk: Where are you?
2008-01-30 11:57:06 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: Milwaukee, WI
2008-01-30 11:57:20 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: I’ve read your posts on ISED thru the years…
2008-01-30 11:57:43 [Message] Bill K -> -EdTechTalk: Few and far between I’m afraid….
2008-01-30 11:57:44 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: and I recognize your name very much so
2008-01-30 11:58:03 [Message] Bill K -> -EdTechTalk: Yours, too, from EdTechTalk
2008-01-30 11:58:12 [Message] Bill K -> -EdTechTalk: University School, no?
2008-01-30 11:58:27 [Message] Bill K -> -EdTechTalk: or something like that?
2008-01-30 11:59:33 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: Bill
2008-01-30 11:59:43 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: yes..correct University school of Milwaukee
2008-01-30 12:03:11 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: hey eshaffer!
2008-01-30 12:03:18 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: how are you?
2008-01-30 12:03:28 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: alex is just setting up a few things…
2008-01-30 12:03:28 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hey folks
2008-01-30 12:03:45 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: alex arvind and bill r in NY City
2008-01-30 12:04:00 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: I think they are going to rub in the giants win over the packers
2008-01-30 12:04:01 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: feeling relieved, just finished 1hr15min presentation to head of school, associate head and academic dean. was on the hot seat!
2008-01-30 12:04:07 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: I think that is why they had me on
2008-01-30 12:04:12 [Message] eshaffer -> -EdTechTalk: hello! i am fine thanks!
2008-01-30 12:04:19 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: you guessed it matt
2008-01-30 12:04:20 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: eshaffer-you can help defend the pack
2008-01-30 12:04:24 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hi eshaffer
2008-01-30 12:04:38 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: πŸ™‚
2008-01-30 12:04:50 [Message] Bill K -> -EdTechTalk: i’m originaly from detroit, so football-wise i generally just hide.
2008-01-30 12:04:58 [Message] eshaffer -> -EdTechTalk: yes certainly–I am a Packer Backer
2008-01-30 12:05:09 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: "put your hands up for detroit"
2008-01-30 12:06:22 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: yeah motown!!
2008-01-30 12:06:42 [Message] eshaffer -> -EdTechTalk: did you mean miltown? πŸ™‚
2008-01-30 12:06:54 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: miltown
2008-01-30 12:07:58 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: ready to roll!!!
2008-01-30 12:08:06 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: 63 wow!!
2008-01-30 12:12:06 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: Bill was inspired through Chris Lehman speaking in New York: Chris’s blog: http://www.practicaltheory.org/
2008-01-30 12:12:39 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: Bill, our guest, also has a blog: http://www.learningmix.org/
2008-01-30 12:13:34 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: Matt, our other guest, also has a blog: http://middleschoolblog.blogspot.com/
2008-01-30 12:22:25 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: Bill went to Gary Stager’s session. Did anyone read Clarence Fisher’s Open Letter to Gary Stager? http://remoteaccess.typepad.com/remote_access/2008/01/an-open-letter.html
2008-01-30 12:27:10 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hi John, hi Tom
2008-01-30 12:27:14 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: we’re on EdTechTalk A
2008-01-30 12:27:22 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: or on ustream
2008-01-30 12:27:26 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: welcome
2008-01-30 12:27:50 [Message] JohnS -> -EdTechTalk: Hey, guys. Just listening on ustream
2008-01-30 12:28:48 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: http://mrmoses.org/
2008-01-30 12:29:08 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hi Eurominutememan: we’re on EdTechTalkA or UStream
2008-01-30 12:29:24 [Message] Eurominuteman -> -EdTechTalk: i see it
2008-01-30 12:29:39 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: where are you from?
2008-01-30 12:30:01 [Message] Eurominuteman -> -EdTechTalk: i am american, but i live in germany
2008-01-30 12:30:12 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: how did you find out about the show?
2008-01-30 12:30:30 [Message] Eurominuteman -> -EdTechTalk: i am an intern at webcast academy
2008-01-30 12:30:56 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: excellent! We [heart] the webcast academy
2008-01-30 12:31:10 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: supposed to say we heart the webcast academy
2008-01-30 12:31:35 [Message] Eurominuteman -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.webcastacademy.net/user/1234
2008-01-30 12:31:39 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Hello!
2008-01-30 12:31:46 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Great. James is on!
2008-01-30 12:31:53 [Message] Eurominuteman -> -EdTechTalk: hi
2008-01-30 12:32:01 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Hi
2008-01-30 12:32:11 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hi Lee!
2008-01-30 12:32:37 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Arvind
2008-01-30 12:33:15 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: I like his comment about the female gender! πŸ™‚
2008-01-30 12:33:22 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: HI vinnie
2008-01-30 12:33:37 [Message] Eurominuteman -> -EdTechTalk: lee, is my template is getting too technical for teachers??
2008-01-30 12:33:47 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hey Vinnie, welcome
2008-01-30 12:33:52 [Message] VinnieVrotny -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Lee. But which Lee?
2008-01-30 12:34:03 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Lee Baber
2008-01-30 12:34:09 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: the one and only
2008-01-30 12:34:14 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Sorry.. I know you were thinking Blackwell!
2008-01-30 12:34:16 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: πŸ™‚
2008-01-30 12:34:20 [Message] VinnieVrotny -> -EdTechTalk: @arvind, hey there arvind. Sorry if I was late
2008-01-30 12:34:34 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: I wouldnt mind doing a bit of mind melding with him!
2008-01-30 12:34:36 [Message] VinnieVrotny -> -EdTechTalk: @lee assumed it may be you, but don’t want to make assumptions
2008-01-30 12:34:36 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: @vinnie no problem, always glad to have you
2008-01-30 12:34:43 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: hehe
2008-01-30 12:35:00 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Wonderful to see you all here.
2008-01-30 12:35:13 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: James.. back to your question ..please give me the link to the template
2008-01-30 12:35:15 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: the lunch hour (easter time at least) meeting group
2008-01-30 12:35:19 [Message] Eurominuteman -> -EdTechTalk: http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dg9xxrf5_670g6dps8f6
2008-01-30 12:35:31 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Oh phooey.. blocked
2008-01-30 12:35:42 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: one of the top ten things I hate about county servers!
2008-01-30 12:35:43 [Message] Eurominuteman -> -EdTechTalk: ??
2008-01-30 12:35:54 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Blasted…again
2008-01-30 12:36:06 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: anyway, I have been to your doc
2008-01-30 12:36:18 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: and personally i love it and the more technical the better
2008-01-30 12:36:19 [Message] Eurominuteman -> -EdTechTalk: it has progressed
2008-01-30 12:36:31 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: I need to go see it again ..haven’t been there for a few weeks
2008-01-30 12:36:33 [Message] Eurominuteman -> -EdTechTalk: how blocked
2008-01-30 12:36:42 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Let me critique it a bit and get back with you
2008-01-30 12:36:48 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Chris
2008-01-30 12:36:50 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Lee BAber
2008-01-30 12:36:52 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: here
2008-01-30 12:36:58 [Message] Eurominuteman -> -EdTechTalk: can you open it
2008-01-30 12:37:09 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: not here at school James
2008-01-30 12:37:13 [Message] chrislehmann -> -EdTechTalk: Hey folks… just listening in.
2008-01-30 12:37:22 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: I really need to ask you a questions Chris
2008-01-30 12:37:23 [Message] VinnieVrotny -> -EdTechTalk: @chrislehmann welcome. Great job
2008-01-30 12:37:26 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: question
2008-01-30 12:37:32 [Message] chrislehmann -> -EdTechTalk: o.k.
2008-01-30 12:37:33 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Great work this weekend
2008-01-30 12:37:38 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hi Chris, good to "see" you
2008-01-30 12:37:39 [Message] Eurominuteman -> -EdTechTalk: i see, restricted environment
2008-01-30 12:38:06 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: I have a fabulous chat log to put somewhere from Sunday morning when I was monitoring the live feed page for Worldbridges…
2008-01-30 12:38:19 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: it was the chat that went with the panel discussion
2008-01-30 12:38:22 [Message] JohnS -> -EdTechTalk: @Euro it does look a bit overwhelming at first.
2008-01-30 12:38:25 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Where would you like me to put it?
2008-01-30 12:38:45 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Sorry.. @chrislehmann
2008-01-30 12:38:54 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: brb..need to get my kids from lunch
2008-01-30 12:39:12 [Message] chrislehmann -> -EdTechTalk: half here… trying to also get some work done. πŸ™‚
2008-01-30 12:39:50 [Message] JohnS -> -EdTechTalk: Great success story.
2008-01-30 12:40:03 [Message] JohnS -> -EdTechTalk: The other good thing is that he can then point everyone to the archived video
2008-01-30 12:41:54 [Message] chrislehmann -> -EdTechTalk: Geek-networking.
2008-01-30 12:42:26 [Message] chrislehmann -> -EdTechTalk: The SLA kids just formed a Facebook group called "Our School Wants Us to Change the World…" and they invited all the teachers into it. πŸ™‚
2008-01-30 12:42:38 [Message] JohnS -> -EdTechTalk: sweet
2008-01-30 12:42:42 [Message] chrislehmann -> -EdTechTalk: The teacher who led the workshop is sitting here, btw…
2008-01-30 12:43:12 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: I enjoyed his preso chris
2008-01-30 12:43:39 [Message] JohnS -> -EdTechTalk: It is hard to not get to the resolution stage — I find we’re continuing the conversation a lot more now πŸ™‚
2008-01-30 12:46:29 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Im back
2008-01-30 12:46:38 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: we’re wrapping up
2008-01-30 12:47:46 [Message] chrislehmann -> -EdTechTalk: something like that… Zac and I are prepping for our faculty workshop today. πŸ™‚
2008-01-30 12:47:47 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Nighttall
2008-01-30 12:47:51 [Message] chrislehmann -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks gang! πŸ™‚
2008-01-30 12:47:57 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Good job
2008-01-30 12:48:06 [Message] lee -> -EdTechTalk: Chris..have a sec?
2008-01-30 12:48:09 [Message] JohnS -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks, guys. Good work
2008-01-30 12:48:15 [Message] matt montagne -> -EdTechTalk: thanx all
2008-01-30 12:48:35 [Message] Bill K -> -EdTechTalk: Thank you!
2008-01-30 12:48:40 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: thanks all
2008-01-30 12:48:59 [Message] chrislehmann -> -EdTechTalk: guys… you’re still on. πŸ™‚
2008-01-30 12:49:07 [Message] JohnS -> -EdTechTalk: They know, Chris. πŸ™‚
2008-01-30 12:49:17 [Message] chrislehmann -> -EdTechTalk: ah. πŸ™‚
2008-01-30 12:49:21 [Message] chrislehmann -> -EdTechTalk: off to work.
2008-01-30 12:49:46 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: bye all
2008-01-30 12:50:01 [Message] Bill K -> -EdTechTalk: @eurominuteman where are you in germany?
2008-01-30 12:51:21 [Message] Eurominuteman -> -EdTechTalk: lake of constance, near ravensburg
2008-01-30 12:51:45 [Message] Bill K -> -EdTechTalk: i worked at the munich int. school for 4 years.
2008-01-30 12:52:24 [Message] Eurominuteman -> -EdTechTalk: 2 hours away
2008-01-30 12:52:41 [Message] Bill K -> -EdTechTalk: are you teaching there?
2008-01-30 12:52:54 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: i’m off to get some lunch. have a good one everyone
2008-01-30 12:53:00 [Message] Eurominuteman -> -EdTechTalk: i live here, my mother was german
2008-01-30 12:53:02 [Message] Bill K -> -EdTechTalk: bye arving
2008-01-30 12:53:14 [Message] Eurominuteman -> -EdTechTalk: i work freelance
2008-01-30 12:53:25 [Message] Bill K -> -EdTechTalk: ah, i see. okay good chatting with you.
2008-01-30 12:53:34 [Message] Eurominuteman -> -EdTechTalk: many years in adult education
2008-01-30 12:53:56 [Message] Bill K -> -EdTechTalk: signing of

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