The pre-Earthcast09 #EC09 edtion of the annual Earth Day event from Earthbrdiges.net — yet another of the good works growing out of the Worldbridges rhizome. Welcome to @carolteach4 and apologies to her for the tardy posting of her on-air debut.
20:58:42 Sheila : Hi ds! 20:59:03 ds : hey Sheila 20:59:12 ds : how are you? 20:59:18 ds : salut JL 20:59:20 Sheila : Hi JL 21:00:02 Sheila : I think I have some people considering a WCA session this summer. 21:00:08 Sheila : NH people 21:00:14 ds : nice 21:00:29 Sheila : They are also doing Earthcast. 21:00:33 JL : Howdy all - gotta grab some dinner. Should be back in about 20 minutes. 21:00:42 ds : cool JL, cya then 21:00:43 JL : Got our first intern intro of 2009 21:00:45 JL : ttys 21:01:37 matt montagne : hey y'all 21:01:43 Sheila : Practiced with one teacher and she is feeling comfortable to do an hour now for Earthcast. Was going to do 30 mins. 21:01:54 Sheila : Hi Matt! 21:02:07 Sheila : Molly is going to do an hour now 21:02:18 matt montagne : hey sheila... 21:02:24 matt montagne : that is great 21:03:39 ds : skype lines are open kidz, c'mon in 21:04:33 Sheila : Hi mrsdurff! 21:04:52 matt montagne : hey durff, james, et al 21:05:07 James Sigler : Hi Matt 21:05:23 matt montagne : http://earthbridges.net/live 21:05:40 matt montagne : please help spread the word regarding EC09 21:06:30 Sheila : May have the local npr station interested . . 21:06:44 matt montagne : @sheila...awesome!!! 21:07:02 mrsdurff : go on matt and sheila 21:07:10 mrsdurff : i gotta eat 21:08:00 mrsdurff : i'm listening 21:08:04 mrsdurff : hi lorna 21:08:07 Sheila : Hey Lorna! 21:08:11 lorna : Hi all 21:09:26 mrsdurff : oh i will try 21:09:32 Sheila : :) 21:09:41 mrsdurff : i do gotta sleep some 21:09:49 matt montagne : http://earthbridges.wikispaces.com/ 21:09:56 Sheila : http://earthbridges.wikispaces.com/Earth+Day+2009 21:09:57 lorna : Hi sheila 21:10:35 mrsdurff : that beauty rest is not helping 21:10:54 mrsdurff : hi carol 21:11:13 matt montagne : Earthcast09 teaser courtesy of Jason Robertshaw 21:11:26 matt montagne : hi carol teach! 21:11:56 mrsdurff : nothing like the big sounds 21:12:00 carolteach4 : hi mrsdurff - just participated in Seedlings - glad I'm on vacation so I have the time to do this. It's new to me and really exciting. I've learned so much this week. 21:12:25 mrsdurff : glad to have you hear too 21:12:27 carolteach4 : hi, matt - beautiful audio 21:12:45 mrsdurff : there's a visual with it too, i think 21:13:36 carolteach4 : Hi, nice to be back. I don't have Skype, yet. One step at a time. I do want to learn how to use it. 21:14:13 carolteach4 : I think I already left a message at the voice thread. 21:14:42 mrsdurff : a landline? 21:14:43 carolteach4 : I think it's great. How do I call with my cell phone? It's free now it's after 9:00 21:15:32 matt montagne : @carol...I don't think we have hidef conferencing setup right now for you to call in... 21:15:33 Sheila : Wait till he comes up for air. 21:15:45 mrsdurff : that's carol!! 21:15:54 JL : DJ Doug, playin' the voicethread tunes! 21:16:03 mrsdurff : yup 21:16:10 mrsdurff : she is famous!! 21:16:29 carolteach4 : Oh, my gosh! That is awesome! I can't believe you found that and broadcast it so quickly. 21:16:57 carolteach4 : I left that last Thursday after my first time on Ed Tech Talk. 21:17:06 mrsdurff : :) 21:19:40 matt montagne : that is cool, isn't it Carol! Thanks again for leaving a comment 21:19:44 mrsdurff : he's the major lurker 21:19:51 mrsdurff : SL? 21:19:58 mrsdurff : where? 21:20:05 mrsdurff : SLURL? 21:20:12 Sheila : ohhh! It was nice! 21:20:22 mrsdurff : ask jokaydayia? 21:20:34 carolteach4 : I think Voice Thread is great and would like to get more of my teachers using it 21:20:57 mrsdurff : yeah Carol!!!!!!!!!!!! 21:21:20 Sheila : Carol you are on the air! 21:21:26 Sheila : or internet . . 21:21:30 mrsdurff : Carol is making EdTech history 21:21:37 lorna : Nice to here the excitement 21:21:41 lorna : hear 21:21:55 mrsdurff : awwww 21:22:56 Sheila : @Carol, we hear you all, although people in the chat room are on a delay. Thus the convo in the chat may be slow - - not me! :) 21:23:22 Sheila : Well, maybe I am slow - I didn't hear it. 21:23:35 Sheila : It's a lagomorph! Sp? 21:23:54 mrsdurff : yup 30 secs 21:24:21 mrsdurff : you don't notice unles your on the show 21:24:58 mrsdurff : bob! 21:25:06 mrsdurff : cheryl! 21:25:22 Sheila : Carol you went right by me in the seacoast in NH 21:25:22 mrsdurff : we might know them 21:25:36 mrsdurff : and she didn't stop 21:25:43 mrsdurff : some people 21:25:47 Sheila : :) 21:25:53 mrsdurff : Carol you star 21:26:39 mrsdurff : roadkill? 21:26:41 mrsdurff : yuck 21:26:49 Sheila : deer was the biggie! 21:26:59 Sheila : not yet! T-shirt. 21:27:08 mrsdurff : how 'bout "I'm roadkill" ? 21:27:32 carolteach4 : One of my son's friends gave him a book called "The RoadKill Cafe" 21:28:14 mrsdurff : this summer? i'm in 21:28:30 lorna : people like hand holding 21:28:31 mrsdurff : but that doesn't work 21:28:38 mrsdurff : the live does work 21:28:55 mrsdurff : learning in the connections 21:29:06 carolteach4 : Unfortunately, he found out about if first hand a couple of weeks ago. He and his girlfriend were on their went to a pet expo in Pennsylvania when a deer ran into the passenger side of their van and pretty well totalled it. Luckily, they were not hurt, but unfortunately, the deer was a goner. 21:29:09 mrsdurff : need the live synchronous connections 21:29:29 lorna : @mrsdurff I agree 21:29:41 mrsdurff : so glad they were not hurt! 21:29:49 carolteach4 : Me, too. 21:30:29 mrsdurff : we sort of did labtime with those down under one year 21:31:00 carolteach4 : By the way - I was referring to Bob Sprankle and Cheryl Oakes - Cheryl blogs for Tech & Learning, as well, and Bob's Seedlings is great. I've been listening to his podcasts. 21:31:41 mrsdurff : a class for 6 wks to 9 wks would be good 21:32:44 mrsdurff : Carol - I might know them 21:33:03 mrsdurff : seems vaguely familiar 21:34:17 carolteach4 : Bob was one of the first to podcast with his kids when he was teachng 2nd-3rd grade. Now he's the tech coordinator and doesn't get to do so as much. 21:34:45 lorna : PC are good for some things 21:34:54 carolteach4 : Aren't you on the Seedlings Ning? 21:34:55 lorna : por macs 21:34:57 lorna : poor 21:36:20 mrsdurff : it's the ADD kicking in, ds 21:37:06 carolteach4 : Oh, Audacity crashed. We use that in school all the time. 21:37:09 mrsdurff : Jose the king of free wifi 21:40:43 mrsdurff : just create edtechtalk logons 21:42:09 mrsdurff : mj has the power 21:42:51 mrsdurff : i'll get you! 21:44:05 mrsdurff : s adams is the Lady to watch 21:44:42 s Adams : So how do I bump people off? :p 21:44:52 mjmontagne : right click 21:44:54 mrsdurff : you may 21:44:57 mjmontagne : try it with durff 21:45:05 mrsdurff : try it sheila 21:45:09 mrsdurff : yup 21:45:10 s Adams : no right click so control click? 21:45:13 mjmontagne : cntrl click 21:45:21 mrsdurff : right click on my name 21:45:51 Durff : :) 21:45:52 s Adams : But with power!!!! 21:46:01 Durff : now mj's turn 21:46:12 Durff : try her out mj 21:46:24 carolteach4 : What was tht experiment all about? Moderators being able to kick off people who are inappropriate in the chat? 21:46:37 s Adams : yess 21:46:49 Durff : yup 21:46:57 Durff : mj 21:47:05 s Adams : With students we will need it with my, I mean some middle schoolers. 21:47:07 mjmontagne : Hey druff...I only see Ban IP ...I don't want to do that...I don't see kick 21:47:17 Durff : really? 21:47:19 carolteach4 : Can we have the link to the Earthcast09 again? 21:47:29 mjmontagne : ohh, I see it [insert deranged laughter here] 21:47:31 s Adams : earthbridges.net/live 21:47:41 ds : earthbridges.net 21:47:47 s Adams : Not again Durff! 21:47:51 mrsdurff : well done 21:47:55 s Adams : That matt! 21:47:55 ds : earthcast09.wikispaces.com 21:48:02 mjmontagne : thanks furff...good to practice 21:48:14 mrsdurff : furff? 21:48:14 ds : 2nd a bad link 21:48:30 mjmontagne : DS: http://earthbridges.wikispaces.com 21:48:34 s Adams : Hi Jason! 21:48:43 mrsdurff : like that voicemail where the guy said mrs dorff - i hung up 21:48:56 s Adams : :) 21:48:58 ds : http://earthbridges.wikispaces.com/Earth+Day+2009 21:49:03 ds : thx matt 21:49:33 s Adams : I'm graduating after Durff! 21:49:40 mrsdurff : nope 21:49:47 s Adams : 2018 21:50:01 mrsdurff : i'm late to my own funeral 21:50:03 s Adams : Yikes only 9 years from now 21:50:06 Jason R : Greetings 21:50:18 mrsdurff : what makes you think i'll be on time for graduation? 21:50:30 carolteach4 : Got it. Thanks. 21:50:53 mrsdurff : 14 years late to funeral now 21:51:08 s Adams : Well you keep mentioning 2017 so I thought you set it in Airset! 21:51:21 s Adams : lol 21:51:38 mrsdurff : 2017+14=2031 21:51:54 mjmontagne : you'l be on time durff...it isn't optional 21:51:55 mrsdurff : and that's if i succumb this year 21:52:31 mrsdurff : i second that nomination 21:52:45 s Adams : All in favor! 21:52:51 s Adams : ? 21:53:24 Jason R : Too much time indoors 21:53:31 carolteach4 : A yuah! 21:53:31 mrsdurff : that 1:1 program 21:53:44 Jason R : Talk away 21:53:56 mrsdurff : it's too graphic 21:54:02 carolteach4 : I think I spelled that wrong. Shame on me - a Mainer exiled in CT 21:54:14 mrsdurff : :) 21:54:53 JL : http://eflbridges.net/ 21:55:43 mrsdurff : graham's old site? 21:56:16 carolteach4 : I've been around for a long time. There was a real push for recycling and renewable resources back in the 70's, and then it kind of went away. I hope we are finally smart enough to keep awareness of preserving resources alive and well. 21:56:40 JL : Yes, MrsDurff 21:57:59 carolteach4 : I am going to try and get some of my kids to comment on the Voice Thread for Earthcast09. That is - when they let us turn the computers back on. 21:58:18 mjmontagne : aesome carol...let them know their comments will be aired live 21:59:22 carolteach4 : In the words of David Warlick - "my brain hurts." 21:59:33 mrsdurff : so did we say where in SL earthcast will be? 21:59:39 mjmontagne : Jose!!! 21:59:41 Jason R : Just kidding, pro bono 21:59:49 carolteach4 : I just lost the audio - what's up? 21:59:50 mrsdurff : Jose? 22:00:00 mrsdurff : i did too 22:00:00 carolteach4 : It's cutting in and out. 22:00:10 Jason R : I'll be making files for the logo available soon. 22:00:17 mrsdurff : someone tripped over a wire 22:00:24 mrsdurff : back 22:00:50 mrsdurff : they could be killing their 'puters 22:01:03 carolteach4 : Oh, I see the Second Life fly over - maybe that's what happened. That's cool. 22:01:07 mrsdurff : opn ustream 22:01:19 mrsdurff : that's in SL 22:01:26 mrsdurff : with audio 22:01:31 mrsdurff : see it carol? 22:02:01 carolteach4 : yes, durff, very cool, but the audio keeps cutting in and out - 22:02:10 mrsdurff : not mine 22:02:20 mrsdurff : you're seeing SL 22:02:34 mrsdurff : are you in SL? 22:03:08 mjmontagne : @Jason...I haven't seen the invoice for the Earthcast promo work! :-) 22:03:11 carolteach4 : I have a avatar in Second Life, but I have to confess that the program confounds me. I haven't taken much time to explore it. 22:03:39 mrsdurff : ISTE is a great place to visit 22:03:49 mrsdurff : very friendly to everyone 22:04:05 mrsdurff : usually someone there on duty 22:04:08 carolteach4 : My character is Katharine Densh. I found my way there through ISTE, but I would need one-on-one training. 22:04:25 mrsdurff : ask them 22:04:33 s Adams : I can now sit in SL! 22:04:36 carolteach4 : Last time I logged in, I was all alone, and I was totally lost. 22:04:54 Jason R : Wanted to do a quick shout out 22:06:18 Jason R : About oftheblue.com 22:06:25 mrsdurff : Jason is shouting? 22:06:54 carolteach4 : echo? 22:07:04 mrsdurff : i don't have one 22:07:18 JL : you might be listening to shoutcast and Ustream 22:07:28 mrsdurff : but it is after 10pm and i may turn into a pumpkin seed 22:07:48 mrsdurff : i bid you all adieu 22:07:55 s Adams : I hear you Durff! Hate being on the east coast at this time 22:10:33 James Sigler : I'm trying out rebroadcasting audio through my Ustream. It is working? http://www.ustream.tv/channel/global-frig-door-show 22:10:52 Jason R : coralnotesfromthefield.blogspot.com/2009/03/podcast-of-blue-1.html 22:11:09 Jason R : http://coralnotesfromthefield.blogspot.com/2009/03/podcast-of-blue-1.html 22:11:34 Jason R : Maybe someday will have a live component 22:12:09 Jason R : This is why we have academies... 22:14:33 carolteach4 : Thanks, guys. I've been at my laptop for about 2.5 hours, so I'd better bid adieu, as well. This is addictive, however. Thanks again for all the support, and I'm looking forward to Earthcast09. I'm going to put a link to it on my blog. 22:14:47 carolteach4 : Lost the audio again. 22:14:58 s Adams : @CArol glad you joined us! 22:15:15 carolteach4 : Me, too. Good night. 22:15:25 s Adams : I'll be doing a quiz on Earthcast from noon to 1 pm if you are interested with kids. 22:15:30 s Adams : missed her 22:15:43 JL : <04/16/09@21:10:09> [source] no data (30s timeout). disconnecting. 22:18:22 s Adams : matt - has anyone done a press release for EC09? 22:18:42 mjmontagne : no on the press release sheila...not a bad idea. 22:21:14 Jason R : Re: Webcast Academy, still interested in trying out Mac apps and streaming 22:21:39 s Adams : Heading out! Thanks so much all! 22:22:11 mjmontagne : bye sheila 22:23:54 James Sigler : bulldog 22:25:29 Jason R : Me checking out too 22:28:16 JL : http://webcastacademy.net/book/streaming-webcasting-linux