EdTechWeekly #89

EdTechWeekly #89

August 10, 2008

19:02:33  ds ->  hey gang
19:02:55  ds ->  whoa that’s too bad
re flooding @ your Mom’s place @Jen
19:03:43  mrsdurff ->  we wnat jen
19:03:48  mrsdurff ->  89?
19:04:03  mrsdurff ->  yes
19:04:08  mrsdurff ->  you are on 89
19:04:43  mrsdurff ->  clap clap
19:04:58  mrsdurff ->  there she is
miss perky
19:05:42  mrsdurff ->  everyone
twitt please
19:05:45  ds ->  ty Jen, was a
pleasure
19:05:47  dave -> 
http://oc-co.org/?p=124
19:05:51  ds ->  done re twitter
19:06:05  mrsdurff ->  i ping’d
19:06:22  mrsdurff ->  hi Eric
19:06:28  Eric ->  Hi!
19:06:42  mrsdurff ->  within minutes
19:07:41  mrsdurff ->  audio gone
19:07:47  mrsdurff ->  and back
19:08:45  mrsdurff ->  snowclones
probably too
19:09:03  ds ->  some of the
branches are more rhizomatic than others 🙂
19:09:49  JenM ->  Dim Dim Update –
now with recording (sort of):
http://www.dimdim.com/products/dimdim_editions.html#pro
19:09:56  mrsdurff ->  hi james
19:10:14  mrsdurff ->  hi sue
19:10:20  James Sigler ->  Hi
everybody
19:10:26  sroseman ->  hi everyone
19:10:28  ds ->  hey James
19:10:34  ds ->  and Sue
19:10:50  sroseman ->  20
minutes..what’s FREE
19:11:09  JL -> 
http://mikogo.com/      
http://www.nbcolympics.com/video/index.html   
2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games | NBC Olympics
19:11:09  mrsdurff ->  only 20 mins?
19:11:49  mrsdurff ->  is it as
heavy?
19:12:28  mrsdurff ->  i continue to
boycott
19:12:41  JL -> 
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/10/sports/olympics/10stream.html?ref=technology
19:13:01  minhaaj ->  hi all
19:13:11  ds ->  hi Minhaaj
19:13:12  James Sigler ->  I
agree.  This is the way to watch sports
19:13:19  dave -> 
http://www.pcworld.com/article/149641/2008/08/.html?tk=rss_news
19:14:04  James Sigler ->  Is OS X
going buggy?
19:14:17  sheila ->  Or is it the
iphone issues
19:14:41  sroseman ->  They want to
keep up their reputation for being safe!!
19:14:52  JenM ->  alvin update
link: http://www.monoprice.com/home/index.asp
19:15:17  sroseman ->  yes, OS X has
some secret bugs that suddenly clear up with updates
19:15:21  JenM -> 
http://ebooks.nypl.org/0999E2DC-DD8E-43C1-A4FB-D24A2CC21AD4/10/225/en/Default.htm
19:17:00  JL -> 
http://whiteboardchallenge.wikispaces.com/
19:17:53  James Sigler ->  Is this a
whiteboard throwdown? 
19:17:56  dave -> 
http://gizmodo.com/5030810/giz-explains-an-illustrated-guide-to-every-stupid-cable-you-need
19:18:36  sheila ->  pictures are
good!
19:18:53  JenM ->  Google Templates:
http://docs.google.com/templates?type=spreadsheets&sort=hottest&view=default
19:19:01  James Sigler ->  I like
pictures
19:19:09  ds ->  I like pics too 🙂
19:19:53  JL -> 
http://eduscapes.com/
19:20:01  JL -> 
http://42explore.com/
19:20:11  sroseman ->  love lesson
plan sites
19:20:35  JL -> 
http://lakeview.lethsd.ab.ca/Classrooms/grade3t/games/top100.htm
19:20:38  sheila ->  Annette Lamb
right?
19:21:17  James Sigler ->  those two
links didn’t work for me
19:21:22  dave -> 
http://staff.bbhcsd.org/schinkerj/archives/2008/07/30/no-one-to-call/
19:22:08  James Sigler ->  I think
the link problem is on my end
19:22:35  JenM ->  Alternate Search
Engines: http://alternatesearch.blogspot.com/
19:22:53  mrsdurff ->  and Deb too?
19:23:20  JL ->  no Deb, she was
getting ready for a wedding – John was hiding from the girls
19:23:30  mrsdurff ->  figures
19:24:10  JL -> 
http://mathforum.org/
19:24:21  JL -> 
http://www.mathopenref.com/
19:24:53  James Sigler ->  10cm
19:25:34  sheila ->  Good math
application! Your math teacher would be proud!
19:25:36  James Sigler ->  20ft?
19:25:47  dave -> 
http://www.e-governmentawards.co.uk/
19:26:17  DaveC ->  8.66cm
19:26:26  JL ->  That’s Correct!
19:26:31  James Sigler ->  I knew
that
19:26:39  James Sigler ->  😉
19:26:43  DaveC ->  🙂
19:26:48  JenM ->  American Public
University System: http://www.apus.edu/index.htm
19:26:57  JL ->  Here’s your
T-shirt  
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3044/2602147066_eda883dbab_m.jpg
19:27:36  LucyGray ->  I agree with
that observation
19:27:53  LucyGray ->  I just
nominated two colleagues for things; I hope they get the recognition
that they deserve!
19:27:59  JL -> 
http://www.lexfn.com/
19:28:39  minhaaj ->  board of
governers = KingKongs
19:28:42  James Sigler ->  Who
doesn’t need a good thesaurus?  🙂
19:28:46  sheila ->  🙂
19:28:51  JL -> 
http://blogs.salon.com/0002007/2008/08/05.html#a2212
19:29:37  PeggyG ->  Loaded for me-
🙂
19:29:58  mrsdurff ->  i wish
classrooms would go away
19:30:12  mrsdurff ->  prefer to
gather at Starbucks
19:30:24  sheila ->  🙂
19:30:36  dave -> 
http://www.academiccommons.org/commons/review/moodle-and-social-constructionism
19:30:40  DaveC ->  oops
19:30:50  James Sigler ->  I like
that idea:D
19:30:56  sheila ->  Heading out –
thanks so much!
19:31:14  dave -> 
http://www.chrisbrogan.com/what-social-media-does-best/
19:31:17  mrsdurff ->  hey matt
19:31:21  matt montagne ->  hey y’all
19:31:25  ds ->  hey Matt
19:31:34  matt montagne ->  hey mrs.
durff, doug, et al
19:31:46  James Sigler ->  I hear
constructionism and constructivism are not the same thing
19:32:00  JenM ->  Websites for
Writers:
http://educhoices.org/articles/50_of_the_Best_Websites_for_Writers.html
19:32:07  James Sigler ->  Medio?
19:32:42  JL ->  http://pdtogo.com/
19:32:46  mrsdurff ->  hi lorna
19:32:48  matt montagne ->  hey lorna
19:33:04  Lorna ->  hello
19:33:13  dave -> 
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/08/05/7-essential-guidelines-for-functional-design/
19:33:26  James Sigler ->  Yeah, Ben
Hazzard!
19:33:40  ds ->  ..and Joan Badger
19:33:44  matt montagne ->  that
PDTGO resource is nice…good seris of podcasts on lessons involving
smartboard…
19:34:15  JenM -> 
http://wikieducator.org/Facilitating_online_communities
19:34:21  James Sigler ->  They are
very good about talking about the pedigogy in the lesson
19:34:50  JenM -> 
http://www.livescribe.com/
19:34:59  ds ->  permaculture course
sounds good for sure
19:35:25  ds ->  hi Cathy
19:35:29  James Sigler ->  Hi Cathy
19:35:31  Cathy E ->  hello all
19:35:35  minhaaj ->  I am doing FOC
workshop too
19:35:36  minhaaj ->  🙂
19:35:53  matt montagne ->  I
believe there is another penbased device out there that digitizes
notes…it is much cheaper I believe
19:35:59  DaveC ->  Saw them at
Target for about $199 for the pen alone.
19:36:08  PeggyG ->  I think that
was the tool that Maggie Tsai was using at NECC when she interviewed
people–Livescribe 🙂
19:36:10  James Sigler ->  Is this
like a dictation transsciber?
19:36:18  matt montagne ->  Jeff,
you could get used to it…
19:36:20  JL -> 
http://www.kwippy.com/       

19:36:24  DaveC ->  It is kind of
like a flypen.
19:36:38  minhaaj ->  hehe
19:36:38  minhaaj ->  y’all sick of
twitter ?
19:36:39  matt montagne ->  it takes
a while, but the keyboard of the eee actually is quite useable
19:36:53  JL -> 
http://www.wherethehellismatt.com/
19:37:06  ds ->  agree re eeepc and
keyboard, takes a while to get on to it, but does get better
19:37:17  minhaaj ->  hahaha @ JL
19:37:22  mrsdurff ->  that’s
hilarious
19:37:33  James Sigler ->  lol
19:37:42  Sarah S ->  I love this
dancing guy – it’s a riot.
19:37:44  dave -> 
http://asia.cnet.com/blogs/high-on-a-hill/post.htm?id=63005687&scid=rvhm_ms
19:37:50  matt montagne ->  I’m not
sick of twitter…I do get a little tired of the latest greates social
media tools and trying to keep up with all of them…
19:38:02  matt montagne ->  hooray
Dell!!!
19:38:11  mrsdurff ->  that is what
ping is for matt
19:38:29  James Sigler ->  Go Green
Dell!
19:38:39  matt montagne ->  funny
how these tech companies all are so interested in energy now…I think
it points to future challenges…
19:38:57  dave ->  @matt agreed
19:39:07 [Action] minhaaj ->  bows 🙂
19:39:15  matt montagne ->  what is
going to happen in 5-10 years when we have even more data out there…
19:39:16  mrsdurff ->  help out a
new podcaster http://theteacherslifeblog.blogspot.com/
19:39:26  James Sigler ->  Go
Minhaaj!
19:39:34  minhaaj ->  thanks James.
Need your support
19:39:34  matt montagne ->  imaginge
the energy issues that all of the storage demand is going to cr8
19:39:55  matt montagne ->  yep,
good luck minhaaj!!!
19:40:02  minhaaj ->  thanks all.
19:40:20  ds ->  yes Minhaaj, good
luck and "break a leg"
19:40:50  minhaaj ->  lol
19:40:53  matt montagne ->  wow,
coming up on 100…!!
19:41:11  PeggyG ->  Thanks for all
of the great links tonight 🙂
19:41:11  mrsdurff ->  none?
19:41:21  JenM ->  yeah! Coming up
on 2 years …
19:41:22  matt montagne ->  gotta
have some type of party webcast for the 100th!!
19:41:41  ds ->  had some java
issues earlier and had to restore to previous setup to get anything
working
19:41:46  James Sigler ->  OOvoo
looks cool
19:42:28  PeggyG ->  Seems to be
some limitations on Oovoo for the Mac Beta
19:42:46  matt montagne ->  anyone
playin around with cohost feature of ustream??
19:42:50  minhaaj ->  I can write a
linux guideline for webcastacademy and a tutorial
19:42:59  minhaaj ->  wouldn’t it be
good for future interns ?
19:43:16  matt montagne -> 
minjaaj…that is a great idea…webcasting from linux guide 
is needed
19:43:38  minhaaj ->  great. i’ll
write one, once show tomorrow is done.
19:43:44  minhaaj ->  i did try
ustream and it works absolutely fine
19:43:56  minhaaj ->  sure i would
19:44:03  James Sigler ->  I only
found VAC is for windows
19:44:09  James Sigler ->  Go linux!
19:44:45  PeggyG ->  @minhaaj-can
you tell us again when your show is airing tomorrow?
19:44:47  James Sigler ->  Good idea
– 2 computers
19:45:06  mrsdurff ->  i need a
diagram
19:45:13  minhaaj ->  can you hear
me ?
19:45:18  James Sigler ->  no
19:45:21  minhaaj ->  strange
19:45:22  matt montagne ->  Jeff,
will u elaborate on that a bit more??  How does that work with
2 computers?? Perahaps we can touch base on this at a future webcast
academy session…
19:45:24  Lorna ->  bless minhaaj
19:45:35  Cathy E ->  I was late –
company again
19:46:00  PeggyG -> 
Thanks!  6:00pm EDT tomorrow-going to try to tune in
19:46:14  JenM ->  Long time, no see
Cathy E 🙂
19:46:26  JenM ->  I’ve been off for
a few weeks, too.
19:46:54  Cathy E ->  @ Jen I need
to tell you some of the things that have happened to my principal-
working on PHD at ODU
19:47:12  JenM ->  bad or good (see
asks hoping good)
19:47:32  Cathy E ->  not so good-
you need to be aware
19:47:40  JenM ->  oh, dear …
19:48:02  minhaaj ->  sound recorder
19:48:04  minhaaj ->  on ubuntu
19:48:23  Lorna ->  sound recorder
will record skype calls
19:50:57  minhaaj ->  great show
19:51:01  minhaaj ->  🙂
19:51:03  PeggyG ->  See you
tomorrow night
19:51:07  matt montagne ->  chow
y’all
19:51:11  minhaaj ->  bye
19:51:14  PeggyG ->  Good night
19:51:20  ds ->  thanks all
19:51:26  JL ->  thanks all
19:52:11  DaveC ->  nite

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