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Ben M is live from the sound booth of his high school while Ben M mans the chat room. They talk about their K12 Online Session and upcoming plans for some new shows. 


K12 Online Session: Student Strand


 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: Listening in, have a great show.

 joeplany -> EdTechTalk: Looking forward to the Ben N Ben show tonight.  What is the topic of disucssion?

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Topic of discussion is the K-12 Online and Their upcoming presentation at the Fall Forum

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Thanks For coming joeplany

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Ben n is at play practice

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Ben M is at play practice

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Not Ben N

 hshawjr -> EdTechTalk: Hi everyone

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Hello hshawjr

 benm -> EdTechTalk: hello!

 joeplany -> EdTechTalk: What is the presentation about?

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: @joeplany Students are hosting tonight.

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Can you hear us?

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: I hear you fine

 joeplany -> EdTechTalk: Loud and clear

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Great!

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: Loud and clear

 benm -> EdTechTalk: I apologize…I’m at play rehearsal right now

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: Hi Hshawjr, nice to see you here. The boys are running the show tonight.

 benm -> EdTechTalk: hopefully no one needs me before I’m done

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: Benm, take your time.

 hshawjr -> EdTechTalk: Sounds great, now to figure out why I can’t hear, been a while since I been in here πŸ™‚

 benm -> EdTechTalk: in the upper right hand corner of your browser window, click the speaker under EdTech Talk A

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: You need to go to the page where you see live participation and click on a speaker, ETTA

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: @hshawjr click on Edtech A

 joeplany -> EdTechTalk: when is the play 

 benm -> EdTechTalk: November 18, 19, and 20

 benm -> EdTechTalk: OKLAHOMA!

 joeplany -> EdTechTalk: looking forward to it.  what is your role?

 benm -> EdTechTalk: i’m the stage manager and rehearsal pianist

 hshawjr -> EdTechTalk: Thanks πŸ™‚  

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: Let us know when you can hear

 hshawjr -> EdTechTalk: I can hear

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk:

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: Alice, sounds good here.

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Thanks Cheryl

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: Alice, can I come in? I have questions for the presentation. Just for a bit

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Sure

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: They are movers and shakers!

 benm -> EdTechTalk:

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: WElcome Deborah

 Deborah -> EdTechTalk: Good evening

 joeplany -> EdTechTalk: how is scratch intertwined with MLTI?

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Scratch is on the MLTI computers

 joeplany -> EdTechTalk: wow!

 joeplany -> EdTechTalk: (wow to SF)

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Very exciting for our students

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: So good for them to learn to present

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: 21st century skills

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Hey Bob

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Want to come in?

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: Hey Bob!

 bobsprankle -> EdTechTalk: Hi all!

 bobsprankle -> EdTechTalk: i think i’ll just listen

 bobsprankle -> EdTechTalk: πŸ™‚

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Ok!

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: Alice, I am going to duck out. My comment has to do with K12online. Everyone should watch this, I am going to share with my students. Students have a voice! Great job paving the way, Ben n Ben!!

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: I will stop back.

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Thanks Cheryl… Sorry I didn’t get to your question πŸ™

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Hello all

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Hi Ben

 bobsprankle -> EdTechTalk: wow… amazing

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Ben N here coming at your live from the chat room

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Guess you’ll just be hearing from me here tonight

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: No luck with Skype eh?

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: That’s OK! Glad you’re here!

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Technical difficulties logging in, oh well

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Hello Acott

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Scott

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: WElcome!

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Yes, School Committee! Woohoo

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: It’s been great so far

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Extra-curricular Honor Code

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Senior Year

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: It should come in handy when Budget gets revised soon

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: WE try to have students involved in many aspects of the school

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: I’m excited to see how that process works; don’t worry, I won’t be making many decisions as far as that goes

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Vote Woodbury!

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: CES, CES, CES

 bobsprankle -> EdTechTalk: hey wes!

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: howdy!

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Hello Wes! Great to see you!

 BenN -> EdTechTalk:

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: so glad to be able to join – from Holland, Michigan πŸ™‚

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Where’s Waldo?

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: (Not that Wesley’s Waldo, sorry)

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: Please catch me up a bit, sorry to be joining late… can I read a summary of tonight’s topic?

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Our presentation will mainly feature our YHS Student Senate

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Ben n Ben are talking about their K-12 Online and 

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: awesome!

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: What they are planning 2010-2011

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Seniors πŸ™

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: No yea! I am excited for them but sad they will be leaving 

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: I’d love to hear how their k12online presentation prep went…

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: We will have a fun intro game, then an interview via Skype and the BenNBen Show of a panel consisting of a student, principal, and teacher, and then have time for everyone to discuss and brainstorm ideas to bring back to their schools

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Telling Show would be PERFECT for our show!!

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: BenNBen is in my college app, by the way

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Excellent Ben N! It should be! 

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: 1 TAKE

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: yes! empowering others to copy your model, I love it

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: hi Matt!

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk:  hey wes, et al!

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: hey ben!!!

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Matt! how are ya?

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: @mkmontagne is doing great!!!

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Inspiration!

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: I didn’t know Matt was your inspiration!

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: We have a copy of that show

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Hello Cathy E

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: All your shows are linked from the Google Sites page your shared on the #k12online10 post, right?

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: Ben and Ben were our inspiration!!!

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Yes

 benm -> EdTechTalk:

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: Gator Radio on hiatus…students here are too busy with stuff…but would love to get it going

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: Natalie is now a student at USC

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: There is a great article in the lastest Fast Company about new social media influencers, webcasters are in that group I think!

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: I wish I could go across the (country) to Stanford!

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: (Fast Company article)

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: “Gator Radio on Ben and Ben”

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: Visiting Matt & his teachers in Palo Alto is a wonderful experience πŸ™‚

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: hahaha Wes!!!

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Audience participation for Geek of the Week?

 bobsprankle -> EdTechTalk: Awesome!

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: ’twas fun having you visit us! You helped us get ready for 1:1 learning!!!

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: woo hoo, Angus King knew your name!

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: did I hear some folks from Maine will be in San Francisco??

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Yes Matt they are going to the CES Fall Forum Conference

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: I have to say, that was a highlight for me to be on the sam conference call as Governor King!!!!

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Ben N will be there

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: @Matt, That rocked!

 benm -> EdTechTalk:

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: nice…well of course they are welcome to stop by our school or whatever

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Had a friend of mine tell me that her daughter was so influnced by all of you… She totally got what it meant to be a 21st century learner

 joeplany -> EdTechTalk: wow!  let us know the date to text votes

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Matt how far are you from SF? 

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: Here’s a geek of the week I learned about yesterday, Air Sketch turns you iPad into a wireless whiteboard, you can annotate pdfs and images live:

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: alice, we are about 25 miles south of SF…we’re 1.5 miles from Stanford

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: How is the public transportation between the two?

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: Do you all (Ben & Ben) know where you’re going for college next year? Will webcasting continue?

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: WEll Ben N is the one coming

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: Couple things to consider down near Palo Alto if you come out…a visit to the googleplex, a visit to the computer history museum in Mountain View, and a visit to Stanford

 bobsprankle -> EdTechTalk: Daughter just got home… got to go. great show y’all!

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: cya bob

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: by Bob!

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: The BenNBen show will ABSOLUTELY! continue in college

 joeplany -> EdTechTalk: great idea for lunch

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: however where we’ll be is yet to be determined

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: On the topic of webcasting, I just learned about Wetoku today –

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: wes, I was using AirSketch today…I connected 4 computers and my iPhone. I wonder what the max connection # is??

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: very cool Matt!

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: one of my students from gator radio has her own station on Georgetown Radio

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: How cool Matt… I hope you and Ben N can meet

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: good for you, nurses are employable everywhere!

 joeplany -> EdTechTalk: good for you Ben m…good luck in the app process

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Ben N Geek of the week?

 BenN -> EdTechTalk:

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: CLAPPING

 joeplany -> EdTechTalk: very timely

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: or google site, those things are amazing

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk:

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: I don’t know about any of you, but Ben has the colleage app process way more under control than I!!!!

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: what do you mean “into tools right now” Alice?! Isn’t that a regular condition πŸ™‚

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: I think google sites should be #1

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Anybody else for Geek of the week

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: ?

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: We’re making our own Google Site for the CES show so the people who come can all access our information

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: Ben & Ben: Have you found good ways to embed videos into Google Sites that are NOT on YouTube? Have you created Google Gadgets for embedding?

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: and Prezi for our presentation

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Prezi is great

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Great idea can yo share it?

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: DropBox I’ve used at OATKA before

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: for keeping data on kid’s rifle scores

 joeplany -> EdTechTalk: are there any good math toolsyou found?

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: “she went to AcTem…”

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: Blastfollow lets you follow everyone on Twitter who has recently used a specific twitter tag, ideal for conference use I’d guess (haven’t used it yet tho)

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Powerpoint’s down to 21

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Powerpointinteresting

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: that is a pretty comprehensive list

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: wOw Ben

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: do you need air conditioning in Maine this time of year?!!

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: what is the show??

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: Thanks SO MUCH for sharing in #k12online10 this year, Ben and Ben!!!

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Thank you!

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: I’m a rookie at this stuff

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Thanks!

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Thanks for having a student section Wes, such a good idea!

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: thanks all!

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: Ciao everyone!!! Always good to catch up with B&B

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: hey cheryl!

 joeplany -> EdTechTalk: thanks all

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: ending

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: Hi wes

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Hi Cheryl: Ben had to go to play practice

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: Alice, good show.

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Ben n is here

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: Great to hear a bit from Ben on their k12online preso

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: Wes, see you in  NH

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: I’m heading out now too everyone

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: I liked their preso

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Thank you for listening, our loyal fans

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: yes! Sarah and I can’t wait

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk:  Bye, Ben

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Matt thanks for stopping by!

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: You guys ROCK!

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: Catch you next time .  So do you Ben

 Cathy E -> EdTechTalk: Alice why are some some of the tools on the list blue?

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: Maybe we can do a k12online show later in the year for seedlings with k12online organizers, since we didn’t get a show in this year before the conference

 Cathy E -> EdTechTalk: Oh I see – new this year

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: We would love to do that Wes. Maybe a fireside chat

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: yes

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: @CathyE In the list I sent? Mine are red?

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: no problem, Alice…good to catch up

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Ah Got it! Thanks

 cheryloakes~seedlings -> EdTechTalk: have a good evening everyone. See you next time.

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: let me know if I can help in any way when they are out to San Francisco

 Wesley Fryer -> EdTechTalk: good night all πŸ™‚

 matt montagne -> EdTechTalk: nite wes

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Will do, Thank you Matt!

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Seeeeya

 BenN -> EdTechTalk: Good night and good luck

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: @Matt I will Thanks for the offer, would be great for them to mett you!

 alicebarr (SEEDlings) -> EdTechTalk: Hi Jo: Sorry we are just ending

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