EdTechWeekly #71

EdTechWeekly #71
April 6, 2008



18:47:53 alicemercer -> Hello, let me know what you want me to listen to.
18:54:06 JL -> will be starting Ustream shortly
18:55:02 alicemercer -> roger
18:55:14 JL -> we’re streaming
18:55:56 alicemercer -> hear ya
18:57:09 alicemercer -> Hey, that’s me!
18:58:02 alicemercer -> I took only a few from CUE. If they had it online, I didn’t pick up the paper
18:58:43
alicemercer -> Hey, that’s a link I should have shared. how to
convert your conference bag to a messenger bag from Instructify.
18:59:46 JohnS -> πŸ™‚
19:00:37 JL -> http://flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2394137864/
19:01:01 alicemercer -> So you guys got the link?
19:01:02 alicemercer -> Good
19:01:46 alicemercer -> Yeah, want it?
19:02:21
alicemercer ->
http://blogs.learnnc.org/instructify/2008/04/03/turn-useless-totes-into-stylish-messenger-bags/
19:02:45 Alvin Trusty -> is there audio?
19:02:51 alicemercer -> You are lower in volume than rest JL
19:02:53 JL -> on ustream
19:03:00 alicemercer -> On UStream
19:03:11 Alvin Trusty -> I’m not hearing it.
19:03:20 JohnS -> Try the volume slider <?>
19:03:45 dave -> http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/science/article3689881.ece
19:03:49 JL -> too bad – we’ve been saying nice things about you Alvin
19:04:00 JohnS -> I wasn’t, of course.
19:04:27
alicemercer -> So, if anyone shares about conferences, do you
want me to drop link for conference to messenger bag?
19:04:34 Alvin Trusty -> I still can’t hear anything.
19:05:05
JL ->
http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=a86de64238ca77d7970d
TeacherTube – How to create a great PowerPoint without breaking the law.
19:05:08 rex -> Yikes, my first time trying chat and "listening" to Ustream feed.
19:05:33 JohnS -> AT: you have the ustream playing?
19:05:45 JL -> http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Content_Curators Content Directories – CC Wiki
19:05:45 alicemercer -> Rex, usually it’s starts automatically when you come on page?
19:05:49 Alvin Trusty -> Yes and it’s cranked.
19:06:05
JohnS -> PhotoDropper:
http://www.photodropper.com/wordpress-plugin/ AND Prologue
Theme: http://prologuetheme.com/
19:06:15 rex -> Ustream playing audio only.
19:06:23 JL -> yep, no video tonight
19:06:23 alicemercer -> Yep, no video
19:06:29 alicemercer -> Jeff is having a BAD hair day
19:06:36 alicemercer -> And well, it’s never good for dave…
19:06:48 JL -> these days, most of them are
19:07:15 alicemercer -> Blogger fans, don’t get it…
19:07:16 JL -> getting audio yet Alvin?
19:07:27 alicemercer -> Especially in school where it’s largerly blocked
19:07:45 alicemercer -> Hi Susan, no vacuum tips yet?
19:07:52 dave -> http://hypertextopia.com/author/edit_story/329
19:08:07 sroseman -> vacuum?? spring cleaning
19:08:17 JohnS -> You do have computer audio from other apps, right?
19:08:21 alicemercer -> BUT can you read it?
19:08:38 alicemercer -> Susan, joke from the time I thought you were my sister inviting me to Shelfari.
19:08:57
JL -> http://www.visualthesaurus.com/
http://writetodone.com/2008/03/24/research-sources-for-writers-a-guide-to-backing-up-your-words/
Research Sources for Writers: A Guide to Backing up Your Words
19:09:18 sroseman -> lol
19:09:20 JL -> http://www.doaj.org/
19:09:37
JohnS -> Lawsuit Claim: Students’ Lecture Notes Infringe on
Professor’s Copyright:
http://blog.wired.com/27bstroke6/2008/04/prof-sues-note.html
19:09:51 Alvin Trusty -> I’ve tried three different computers… no audio in Findlay.
19:10:13 alicemercer -> Oh, black lightening? Hmmm
19:10:22 JL -> standby for shoutcast option Alvin
19:10:38 dave -> http://livingarchives.ca/teacher_resources
19:10:50 JL -> Now on ETT A
19:11:07 JL -> is audio too hot?
19:11:35
JL -> http://www.1-language.com/ Learn English Online –
Learn English, Learn Spanish, Learn Italian and more.
19:11:52 alicemercer -> Not for me JL
19:12:02 JohnS -> DocStoc: http://blog.docstoc.com
19:12:03 alicemercer -> Little crackly from you
19:12:27 alicemercer -> JL you were crackly
19:13:08 alicemercer -> Hey, I get it! I’ve wanted to do that, and others have asked me how too.
19:13:08 dave -> http://khokanson.blogspot.com/2008/03/dig-ging-diigo.html
19:13:35 alicemercer -> Dave, I’m there! hello, been there, like it…
19:13:54 alicemercer -> What don’t you like Dave?
19:14:04 alicemercer -> Not crackly anymore JL
19:14:38 shoemap -> jeff – no crackle for listeners
19:14:47 dave -> friends vs. follow
19:14:56 dave -> i turned off all email notifications… still getting emails
19:15:14 sroseman -> yes, both please
19:15:18 alicemercer -> Oh, I don’t get that many requests Dave
19:15:21 Alvin Trusty -> I had to adjust the US buffer to get audio
19:15:29
JL ->
http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/openid_status_check_a_guide_to_openid.php
OpenID Status Check: A Guide to Getting and Using Your OpenID –
ReadWriteWeb
19:15:36 alicemercer -> Yeah Alvin
19:15:45 JohnS -> Big Universe: A Word of Online Children’s Books: http://www.biguniverse.com/
19:15:50 alicemercer -> I haven’t done O-ID yet
19:16:26 dave -> http://www.geni.com/
19:16:31 alicemercer -> Hmm, wonder if we could do a small group or whole class book write.
19:16:52 JohnS -> OpenID worries me. Dave did an extensive discussion of it about a year ago on this show.
19:17:02 sroseman -> excuse me was there a diigo link
19:17:35 JL -> http://johnrappold.org/podcast/ The Web Edtech Podcast
19:17:50 JL -> http://tweetburner.com/ Tweetburner
19:18:23 alicemercer -> hmm, like DIGG?
19:18:29 JohnS -> Nortel LearnIT: http://www.nortellearnit.org
19:18:40 alicemercer -> NO!
19:19:03 dave -> http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/04/02/AR2008040204100.html
19:19:13
lparisi -> Thanks for the biguniverse link. I was
looking for a way to have students publish stories they’ve written
19:19:24 JohnS -> cool — glad it’s useful
19:19:59 JL -> http://language.massey.ac.nz/staff/awl/ Academic Word List
19:20:08 Gary -> Competition is good.
19:20:23
JohnS -> BlogBard:
http://blogbard.com/blodio/blogmainpage AND Read the Words:
http://readthewords.com/
19:21:39 dave -> http://www.thejournal.com/articles/22382
19:22:43 alicemercer -> Hey, I missed that!
19:22:58 alicemercer -> Everyone talked about the court case, but not the patent office
19:24:26 alicemercer -> Texas court, not the brightest light in the chandelier
19:24:42 JL -> http://kompozer.net/
19:24:46 alicemercer -> notepad = frustration
19:25:25 alicemercer -> I like coding in HTML, but I use text editor
19:25:30 Alvin Trusty -> Kompozer has trouble with scripting
19:25:45 Alvin Trusty -> Notepad
19:25:51 alicemercer -> ARGHHH!
19:25:51 JohnS -> Mnemograph: http://mnemograph.com
19:25:54 Maureen/bcdtech -> Ihad trouble inserting audio with Kompozer
19:26:05 Alvin Trusty -> Notepad ++
19:26:10 alicemercer -> Hate notepad, remember QEdit?
19:26:40 sharonp -> phew
19:26:42 sharonp -> finally here
19:26:52 sharonp -> for some reason chatroom not working in FF on my mac
19:27:23 dave -> http://landmark.mapsgame.com
19:27:56 dave -> http://mashupawards.com/category/education/
19:28:43 alicemercer -> It’s causing my connection to you all to fade out.
19:28:51 alicemercer -> SO, I’m giving up. it worked sorta?
19:29:02 sroseman -> somewhere in Canada
19:29:09 JohnS -> Timelines.TV: http://www.timelines.tv/
19:29:27 dougsymington -> lol
19:30:06 JL -> http://www.picollator.com/
19:30:16 alicemercer -> Hate that
19:30:42 alicemercer -> What were you just mad they picked someone ugly?
19:30:53 JohnS -> http://mp3ornot.com/
19:31:24 Maureen/bcdtech -> Does anyone know anything about animoto for education?
19:31:36 alicemercer -> Nope
19:31:38 JohnS -> http://www.notonthetest.com/
19:31:48 alicemercer -> HEY wasn’t that ALREADY submitted?
19:31:54 sharonp -> saw that, it was hilarious
19:31:55
dave ->
http://www.cracked.com//article_16101_5-most-ridiculous-lies-you-were-taught-in-history-class.html
19:32:00 sharonp -> LOL
19:32:08 alicemercer -> Not that I don’t like bashing NCLB (Since I’m in a PI school) but I’m so over it.
19:32:41 sharonp -> not fit for all ages…
19:32:42 alicemercer -> Like anyone over 25 Dave?
19:32:49 sharonp -> Like anyone Dave’s age
19:32:57 JL -> http://enviroscims.wikispaces.com/Earth+Day
19:33:09 alicemercer -> Can we plug It’s Elementary PLEASE?
19:33:18 dave -> what is dave’s age?
19:33:21
sharonp -> would love to find some willing teachers and
classes to join us to talk about it at WOW2 that same night
19:33:42 alicemercer -> What is that it?
19:33:44 sharonp -> Dave’s age is under considerable discussion
19:33:55 shoemap -> Sharon – I’m game for that
19:34:02 lparisi -> Teachers are Talking is this Thursday
19:34:06
Maureen/bcdtech -> @ Alice- found it… How do I get a
Classroom Code for my students? E-mail Rebecca Brooks at
[email protected] She will set you up with one. Just promise to keep
us updated on all the innovative, cool ways that you use Animoto in the
classroom.
19:34:07 sharonp -> really? terrific!
19:34:11 dougsymington -> speakin’ o’ Jen/age–did you see her "age" Tweet earlier today?
19:34:20 lparisi -> scratch developer coming
19:34:25 JL -> http://shine.yahoo.com
19:34:34 sharonp -> @shoemap – do I have your email? You have visited us before on WOW2, right?
19:34:46 sharonp -> LOL
19:34:53 lparisi -> HI Karen
19:34:56
alicemercer ->
http://itselementary.edublogs.org/2008/03/30/preview-of-show-16-at-a-special-day-april-7th/
19:35:09 shoemap -> @sharon yes i was a guest sometime last summer
19:35:21 sharonp -> I remember… will find your coordinates
19:35:25 KarenJan -> Hi, Lisa – shared some of your class stuff with my grad students this weekend
19:35:30 shoemap -> ok
19:35:35 sharonp -> edtechtalk is evolving
19:35:36 lparisi -> Hope they liked it
19:35:47 KarenJan -> loved it
19:36:04 lparisi -> Sounds like a cool show, Alice.
19:36:12
KarenJan -> your class blog is a wonderful example for
educators just dipping their toes in the potential
19:36:27 dougsymington -> woohoo L coast
19:36:47
sharonp -> am finding myself in unusual position of judging
SigTEL online project entries for ISTE and NECC… and recognizing at
least HALF the names of the entries….
19:37:00 sroseman -> EdTech Talk is a collection of podcasts by K12 technology professionals
19:37:03 sharonp -> I am on the middle coast
19:37:04 Gary -> @dougsymington – so you may have seen Trevor Linden play for the last time in Vancouver?
19:37:12 JohnS -> https://edtechtalk.net/node/3080
19:37:19 lparisi -> Gotta Go…work call..come to my show Thursday to talk with scratch developer
19:37:28 lparisi -> thanks for links
19:37:29 sharonp -> cool, Lisa
19:37:33 sharonp -> what time on Thursday?
19:37:39 lparisi -> 8pm est
19:37:43 sharonp -> k
19:37:45 dougsymington -> @Gary looking like it after last night–end of a great era for Canadian hockey
19:38:18 Durff -> Hey Aliced!
19:38:28
Gary -> He is also a great guy – taught him in high school
many years ago and he was unlike most hockey players
19:38:37 Durff -> dave
19:38:58 sharonp -> is something important happening?
19:39:34 Durff -> probably
19:39:41 dougsymington -> @Gary: I get that sense from even the sound bites that I’ve seen on the tube
19:39:46 Durff -> i missed almost everything
19:40:23 Gary -> @Doug – you are right – all the family is like that.
19:41:49
sharonp -> I think I feel better about next week – had no
heads up (my fault, been mostly offline recently)
19:41:54 Durff -> i like people interrupting dave
19:42:02 Durff -> it makes me smile
19:42:10 sharonp -> ooooh the sarcasm is palpable
19:42:16 Durff -> me too sharon
19:42:19 shoemap -> you guys are dorks, but fun dorks
19:42:29 Durff -> they are
19:42:35 dougsymington -> that’s it–no more sandbox for the boys without Jen
19:42:43 Durff -> πŸ™‚
19:42:59 Durff -> music please
19:43:00 sharonp -> "grants" needs to be added to Financial
19:43:11 sharonp -> we gotta get past not getting the Macarthur grant
19:43:45 JohnS -> y’all can edit this, right?
19:43:49 Durff -> and he will fix the chat room + FF why? because he is magic
19:43:55 sharonp -> gotta lose the word "branding" ….
19:44:06 Durff -> they never will sharon
19:44:38 JohnS -> which word should we be using?
19:44:48 sharonp -> bring the cookies and clean up afterwards
19:44:50 Durff -> there they go sharon
19:44:58 sharonp -> theming is good
19:45:00 Durff -> oreos please
19:45:46
sharonp -> do we have an idea of how many users we have had
over time….. that is, what is the growth of this community?
19:45:59 sharonp -> we need tech support
19:46:02 Durff -> are you planning on getting hit by a bus dave?
19:46:14 sharonp -> and you know, we have some great people who have really stepped in for that
19:47:00 dave -> bus’ really like
19:47:01 Durff -> i thought it was inclusive of all
19:47:02 sharonp -> yes, we need to somewhat formalize the roles and "ownership" of ETT
19:47:03 dave -> me
19:47:36 Durff -> stay away from streets dave
19:47:56 sharonp -> yes, standardized tagging is becoming increasingly impt
19:48:04 Durff -> lexicon?
19:48:16 Durff -> sounds too formal
19:48:17 dougsymington -> @sharon added grants under finances
19:48:29
sharonp -> wonder if we should make a suggestion on front page
on how to effectively use the search function
19:48:47 sharonp -> @doug – thanks!
19:49:34 dougsymington -> also added "how does this happen?" under techy stuff
19:49:42 dougsymington -> re tech support
19:50:52 Durff -> sharon!!
19:51:24 JohnS -> Thanks, Doug
19:51:27 Durff -> dave is wearing off on john
19:52:36 Durff -> yu[
19:52:42 Durff -> yup
19:52:46 dave -> πŸ˜›
19:52:53 Durff -> she called us bloated
19:53:49 Durff -> welcome back doug
19:53:52 dougsymington -> ty
19:54:15 Durff -> ooh – have to go find the plug in for the laptop
19:54:44 dougsymington -> some direction for how to grow a taxonomy/lexicon
19:54:51 dougsymington -> "rules of the road"
19:54:54 dougsymington -> as it were
19:56:34 dougsymington -> is it like the "book of webcasting"?
19:56:35 Durff -> the boys are being silly
19:56:37 dougsymington -> said book?
19:57:19 Durff -> good question dave
19:57:34 Lorna -> can I have teh copyright?
19:57:43 Durff -> what do we do about inactive shows?
19:57:52 JohnS -> Right, Durff
19:57:53
dougsymington -> that is a key point–needs to be done, and
much better done NOT in the heat of an "event"
19:58:21 Durff -> you don’t like meaness? dave, that is out of character
19:59:13 JohnS -> Dave’s actually a nice guy most of the time.
19:59:21 JohnS -> Wait. What did I do?
19:59:22 Durff -> you asked us a bunch of qts
19:59:25 JohnS -> I forgot this gets archived.
19:59:26 dougsymington -> and Jose’s not here
20:00:20 Lorna -> pls tell me what happens now
20:00:21 Durff -> hey that’s wonderful
20:00:29 Durff -> 97 cents
20:00:47 Durff -> uh Lorna?
20:00:57 dougsymington -> comes back to not-for-profit/foundation formation too–funding considerations
20:01:12 Lorna -> I don not know the history
20:01:37 alicemercer -> Hello again
20:01:42 Durff -> i am still in favor of the tip jar which dave is staunchly against
20:01:43 dougsymington -> developing agenda/context here https://edtechtalk.net/node/3080
20:02:04 JL -> Hi Larry
20:02:25 LarryDugan -> Great to finally catch you guys live
20:02:51 sharonp -> cyberhippy
20:02:59 dougsymington -> cyber hippy–speakin’ of t-shirts
20:03:03 sharonp -> now THAT’S a great tshirt logo
20:03:13 Durff -> who are you calling a hippee?
20:03:21 sharonp -> with a caricature of Jeff
20:03:42 Durff -> hippee or hippy?
20:03:48 Cathy E -> lost audio- is it just me?
20:03:57 dougsymington -> still on ustream here
20:03:59 Durff -> ustream cathy
20:04:05 James.Sigler -> A hip hippee?
20:04:19 Durff -> or an unhip hippee
20:04:42 James.Sigler -> Geek hippee? πŸ™‚
20:04:57 Durff -> it is
20:05:07 Durff -> email is so last year
20:05:10 mystre -> email is very ’04
20:05:17 Durff -> well actually ten yrs ago
20:05:32 alicemercer -> email is not as open, email is more private, which we don’t want because…
20:05:39 LarryDugan -> but so are 90 percent of our faculty
20:05:54 alicemercer -> we’re about open communication, so twitter etc are better
20:06:00 Durff -> a mug?
20:06:21 alicemercer -> I like email for some of what I do, but it would not work for this
20:06:22 dougsymington -> @Larry point well taken
20:06:24 dougsymington -> yes
20:06:28 alicemercer -> LinkedIn?
20:06:30 Durff -> rotten tomatos
20:06:32 dougsymington -> got the FB all signed up
20:06:41 Durff -> 1-2-3 throw
20:06:50 Lorna -> jeff’s personal portrait
20:06:59 Durff -> darts?
20:07:02 alicemercer -> It would be nice if emails sent to ETT went to twitter?
20:07:08 Durff -> oh that’s a dave’s
20:07:09 dougsymington -> Had SL groups too
20:07:11 alicemercer -> or forum
20:07:17 dougsymington -> but they all lapsed for lack o members
20:07:19 Lorna -> I agree with facebook
20:07:27 Durff -> they know it
20:07:28 LarryDugan -> I think Jeff is the only one i am following…. is there an ett twitter ??
20:07:33 Lorna -> matt and I jsut made one for PasP
20:07:33 Durff -> they tell me
20:07:59 dougsymington -> http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2441341571
20:08:02 LarryDugan -> and they follow you
20:08:15 dougsymington -> ask Cathy E
20:08:17 dougsymington -> bit time
20:08:17 Durff -> Diigo who?
20:08:22 dougsymington -> big
20:08:34 dougsymington -> oh yes baby
20:08:39 dougsymington -> have been 4evah
20:09:01 dougsymington -> dave an admin
20:09:09 Durff -> dave dancing on tables?
20:09:39 Durff -> how will we generate income?
20:09:43 dougsymington -> more tables is the new "more cowbell"
20:09:45 JohnS -> is there any other way to dance?
20:09:47 Durff -> i have an idea
20:09:59 Durff -> don’t listen to dave at all
20:10:03 PeggyG -> Thanks for the FB link-just joined the group πŸ™‚
20:10:15 LarryDugan -> this isn’t the real thing??
20:10:22 PeggyG -> So much to follow, so little time πŸ™‚
20:10:28 Durff -> best week!
20:10:40 dougsymington -> thanks all–come out for Thurs night
20:10:57 dougsymington -> planning re #earthcast08 and can revisit agenda, if you’d like
20:10:59 PeggyG -> bye
20:11:10 dougsymington -> hope to cya then, have a great week all and thanks!

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