ETT21 #149: NAIS Annual Conference Debrief with Alex and Vinnie
March 2, 2011
Alex and Vinnie Debrief the NAIS Annual Conference in Washington DC.
[12:37] alexragone: http://www.flickr.com/photos/alexragone/5472401381/
[12:39] alexragone: http://isenet.ning.com/group/naisonlinelearningrubric
[12:42] alexragone: http://isenet.ning.com/video/khan-academy-exercise-software?xg_source=activity
[12:43] guest-527 entered the room
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[12:43] guest-527 changed nickname to wstites
[12:43] alexragone: http://annualconference.nais.org/item.cfm?ItemNumber=153871&navItemNumber=153971
[12:44] alexragone: keynoters.
[12:44] wstites: why to two different chat rooms?
[12:44] guest-530 changed nickname to fredbartels
[12:44] fredbartels: why the new chatroom?
[12:45] vinnievrotny: because alex couldnt get into the other one this morning
[12:45] alexragone: Sorry. I just can’t get ett chat to work
[12:46] fredbartels: Anyone see Kamenetz?
[12:46] alexragone: bit.ly/hitpavement
[12:46] alexragone: @fred — yes.
[12:47] fredbartels: Alex, Maybe good for Mohonk next year?
[12:47] fredbartels: Anya
[12:48] fredbartels: no elephant
[12:48] fredbartels: the new site is amazing!
[12:49] fredbartels: http://isenet.ning.com/video/khan-academy-exercise-software
[12:50] fredbartels: what have your math teachers said about Khan’s stuff, mine seem a little defensive
[12:50] fredbartels: thanks Alex
[12:51] fredbartels: he makes over $400,000 a year
[12:52] alexragone: @fred — Canada?
[12:53] alexragone: http://annualconference.nais.org/item.cfm?ItemNumber=154125&token=48897&userID=318570
[12:53] alexragone: One hour sessions above.
[12:54] fredbartels: Re Canada. Yup.
[12:55] fredbartels: Thoughts on lack of wifi at NAIS?
[12:57] fredbartels: Alex, Curious why hotels are so stupid about this. Why not make $20,000 instead of nothing
[12:57] alexragone: Yes, I agree.
[12:57] alexragone: Not sure.
[12:59] fredbartels: So helping kids learn to control their digital footprint becomes even more impt.
[13:00] fredbartels: Should NAIS stick to urban locations for the conference?
[13:02] fredbartels: Thanks guys!
[13:04] wstites: is the apple event broadcast?
[13:04] alexragone: I definitely think they should stick to urban locations, Fred.
[13:04] alexragone: @bill — I think it will be webcast, or at least that’s what vinnie said.
[13:04] alexragone: Thanks folks!