Dave, Jen, and Jeff
Hosts: Kristian Still and Scott Lockman
Kristianstill -> Jen good to see you this evening 😀
scottlo -> Heard something was up here from the twitters. stream
Kristianstill -> Listening in here now….
JenM -> here you go …
JenM -> https://edtechtalk.net/live
scottlo -> ah, it’s the player on the right. cool
Kristianstill -> Livestream a little choppy
JL -> hey scott
scottlo -> hey JL
Kristianstill -> But, now…. grand
Kristianstill -> Yep
JL -> are you watching Livestream?
scottlo -> may I hijack the audio when you go live and xfer it
in to #ds106radio?
JL -> sure
JL -> want to skype in now to say ‘hey’
scottlo -> hey DC
scottlo -> awe you guys
scottlo -> it sounds about the same
gary -> The “echo-chamber” episode?
JenM -> we are about to start-ish … sort of
JenM -> working on audio issues … jeff is … we are doing
nothing but babbling
dave -> you can listen on ds106 radio
dave -> scott will post link?
Connie Sitterley -> Jen is pretty good-actually better now
gary -> Choppy for some and echoing – varies Jen seems okay
Connie Sitterley -> Only hearing Jeff
Connie Sitterley -> Dave is really loud
Connie Sitterley -> Rest are back
PeggyG -> Hi everyone. I’m hearing Jen and Jeff now 🙂
gary -> Much better
gary -> Not anymore – choppy again
Connie Sitterley -> choppy again now
Connie Sitterley -> Better now
Connie Sitterley -> now it is
gary -> Dave say something
Connie Sitterley -> Dave is now good also
gary -> Seems fine now
Connie Sitterley -> where did everone go?
Connie Sitterley -> You all left us…
JL -> we’re back
Connie Sitterley -> OK see you
JL -> might need to press play again
Connie Sitterley -> This has been fun so far
gary -> Link for ds106?
PeggyG -> Dave is cutting out now
scottlo -> http://ds106.us/ds106-radio
dave -> http://purposed.org.uk/archives/
Connie Sitterley -> The audio is hard to listen to
PeggyG -> better now
PeggyG -> now it’s cutting out again 🙁
Connie Sitterley -> Seems like my ears have hiccups
dave -> see cute children
PeggyG -> the choppy audio is making it very hard to understand
what is being said. not sure if it’s my bandwidth but I’m direct wired.
JL -> sorry – can you listen to ds106 audio?
Connie Sitterley -> Agree Peggy-I am missing much
gary -> @Peggy – we probably are hearing the same
JL -> starting up ETT A stream as well
PeggyG -> I’ll try that
Connie Sitterley -> weird that it is clear right now-then went
JL -> on no! Commercials! 🙁
PeggyG -> commercials are winning!
Connie Sitterley -> good audio right now-hopefully will stay
JL -> http://22.214.171.124:8000/listen.pls
JL -> ETT audio
PeggyG -> got it from the ds106 audio link
PeggyG -> listening in itunes now
PeggyG -> very clear
JL -> good – then I can keep my VAC off
scottlo -> 12 folks currently listening to this on ds106 stream
PeggyG -> that site isn’t very user-friendly–too many clicks to
get to the content…
JenM -> http://edtechweekly.wikispaces.com/EdTechWeekly+184
PeggyG -> if they bring their own technology to school is
everything still blocked?
JL -> anybody still listening to livestream?
JL -> if so, any change?
gary -> Teach biology – “sex” is alway blocked. Each site needs
to be unblocked seperately
connect2jamie -> I’m listening to livestream, and it just got
JL -> thx
PeggyG -> no just watching the stream and listening on itunes
connect2jamie -> Sounds great now
connect2jamie -> audio just got glitchy again.
PeggyG -> if youtube is blocked can he use something like
viewpure.com that removes everything on the page but the video?
PeggyG -> how has the loss of BECTA affected the national
standards in the UK?
Connie Sitterley -> Same story in the US-for instance, PA
Classrooms for the Future-Year 5-no funds-no replacement for the
laptops purchased 4 years ago-even if progress seems positive
PeggyG -> it looks like many of the earlier ofsted resources now
say “this page may not reflect Government policy”. Is ofsted the
official source of evaluation of success?
dave -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Becta
PeggyG -> I always felt BECTA was leading the way!
PeggyG -> http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/
JenM -> US Centric Links re: Wisconsin Teacher Protests …
PeggyG -> Becta closes formally on 31 March 2011.
dave -> outside of football of course
PeggyG -> excellent summary Jen!
PeggyG -> TX is facing catastrophic losses for technology in
PeggyG -> AZ is a right to work state–Education Association but
gary -> The Ontario Teachers Union has a great deal of financial
Connie Sitterley -> Limits on strike options really have
weakened unions in PA at least
dave -> any time i get to say ‘sacrocanct’ is a good day
PeggyG -> A Right to Work law guarantees that no person can be
compelled, as a condition of employment, to join or not to join, or to
pay dues to a labor union.
JenM -> … and for a more national perspective …
PeggyG -> you mean sacrosanct right? 🙂
Connie Sitterley -> That was the Canadian spelling
PeggyG -> 🙂
dave -> the chatroom mispells things for me
dave -> jeff set it up one day when i wasn’t looking
PeggyG -> I know what you mean Dave! 🙂
gary -> Many good teachers could leave the profession if they
did not have a union.
Connie Sitterley -> The video keeps showing commercials!
PeggyG -> many good teachers have left the profession for lots
PeggyG -> I turned the video off–even with the audio muted the
gary -> Agreed
Connie Sitterley -> Yep-here too
Connie Sitterley -> Can the other states be in trouble for
PeggyG -> funny Connie!
dave -> 106 miles to chicago. half’a pack of
PeggyG -> lost the audio
PeggyG -> can hear Scott
JenM -> oops … did we lose Jeff!
Connie Sitterley -> no audio on video or itunes
PeggyG -> ok-thanks Scott
PeggyG -> hearing Dave now
PeggyG -> censorship??
PeggyG -> very suspicious!
Connie Sitterley -> no Jeff sound
PeggyG -> viewpure is an excellent site
PeggyG -> will also upload in Livebinder without all of the
extra stuff 🙂
Connie Sitterley -> Bye everyone
PeggyG -> is the webcastacademy page working now?
PeggyG -> I like Livestream 🙂 they used it for all of their
streams at the Science Leadership Academy
PeggyG -> yes the ads area real pain in Livestream–
pop up throughout the session
PeggyG -> Chris Lehmann was able to get them removed for Educon
2.3 though-not sure how
PeggyG -> you have to pay for the skype group conference call,
PeggyG -> something like 9.95 a month?
PeggyG -> thanks everyone
JenM -> Nite all