We continue our conversation about the K12 Online Conference. The show includes Jose Rodriguez, third grade teacher in Los Angeles CA, Alice Mercer, an elementary computer lab teacher in Sacramento, CA, Maria Knee, a kindergarten teacher from Deerfield, NH. Lisa Durff, a K12 teacher in Maryland was unable to join us for this show. We share some impressions and reactions to the presentations and discuss what we look forward to viewing during the upcoming week.
Chat Log Below
18:59:28 AliceMercer : HI Cathy
18:59:34 JoseR : Hi CathyE
19:01:46 AliceMercer : Hi Cathy
19:02:34 AliceMercer : Diigo: http://groups.diigo.com/groups/itselementary
19:02:45 AliceMercer : http://k12onlineconference.org/docs/k12online2007schedule.html
19:03:23 Jose : I got dropped from skype conference.
19:03:29 Jose : Is the stream still good
19:03:37 Cathy E : Nice intro Maria!
19:05:36 Jose : So what are your favorite sessions from this past week?
19:05:37 AliceMercer : http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=151
19:06:04 AliceMercer : That’s Sylvia
19:06:07 AliceMercer : ABC: http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=182
19:07:21 maria : hello cathy and all!
19:08:00 AliceMercer : http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=160
19:08:23 maria : http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=149
19:09:05 Jose : Hi Riptide
19:09:36 AliceMercer : http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=174
19:09:36 Riptide_Furse : Hola Jose
19:11:53 maria : http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=169
19:12:01 maria : hello JL – how are you
19:12:08 lori a : hi
19:12:13 Riptide_Furse : Hi lori
19:12:25 maria : welcome lori
19:12:35 lori a : thanks for the reminder rip – I was busy twittering with tansmom about DE
19:12:39 JL : Alice, getting a bit of crackle from your mic – might want to try fiddling with audio repeater settings
19:13:38 lori a : oops closed the tab by mistake
19:14:11 AliceMercer : JL I did, it was MUCH worse
19:14:16 AliceMercer : I’m not kidding
19:15:14 AliceMercer : Anyone have something they want to share?
19:15:35 lori a : I watched Brian Crosby’s today
19:15:46 AliceMercer : OH, that’s on my watch list.
19:15:50 Riptide_Furse : we really need Ipod videos for our professional learning communities
19:16:15 maria : now there’s a thought!
19:16:54 lori a : I actually like watching them on the computer in quicktime
19:16:57 maria : http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=155
19:17:06 lori a : ipod screen too small for me
19:17:11 maria : http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=162
19:17:31 Riptide_Furse : and to have a chaffeur to drive to and from work so we can watch the k12online conference presentations without getting in a wreck
19:17:46 AliceMercer : Don’t drive and watch, PLEASE!
19:18:00 lori a : LOL – now that’s a thought chauffeur
19:18:08 AliceMercer : We want you back 😀
19:18:12 maria : http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=170
19:18:32 maria : http://www.thethinkingstick.com/
19:19:23 maria : http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=171
19:20:49 maria : http://k12onlinecredit.wikispaces.com/
19:24:06 Riptide_Furse : I love reading the toher teacher’s reflections. It gives me so many other perspectives and allow me to think outside of the box.
19:25:14 AliceMercer : Yeah, I like it too.
19:30:32 maria : http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=180
19:30:40 AliceMercer : lori a would you like to join up to talk about Brian’s preso?
19:30:55 lori a : Brian’s preso was good
19:31:02 AliceMercer : skype me Lori?
19:31:06 AliceMercer : mizmercer
19:31:08 lori a : he showed practical examples
19:31:12 Jose : Join us tell us your picks
19:31:18 lori a : sorry
19:31:20 lori a : can’t
19:31:23 lori a : skype in
19:31:30 lori a : have a meeting in skpe in a few
19:31:31 AliceMercer : Rats, no mic?
19:31:34 AliceMercer : Ack
19:31:41 riptide_furse : Lori
19:31:45 riptide_furse : join in
19:31:49 riptide_furse : we can wait
19:31:51 lori a : np
19:31:51 AliceMercer : miz mercer
19:32:01 riptide_furse : I want to hear what you can add
19:32:11 lori a : don’t have much to add
19:32:28 lori a : you have to watch his examples
19:32:51 TheGilch : am new to this
19:33:09 maria : that’s okay – we just started a little while ago –
19:33:17 TheGilch : this is my twitter name, so thought people would recognize me
19:33:38 riptide_furse : it was hard to keep up with the dwarlick session
19:33:58 AliceMercer : WOW last week was like that.
19:34:09 AliceMercer : like I don’t know 50 people?
19:34:21 AliceMercer : Scary, could barely follow chat
19:34:26 riptide_furse : alicemercier
19:34:32 riptide_furse : twitterme
19:35:00 AliceMercer : about what rip?
19:35:35 riptide_furse : all users should join the coversations by twittering
19:35:52 AliceMercer : DEN guy
19:36:31 riptide_furse : follow sho you wish but also allow us to follow what you are doing for our own professional development
19:36:56 riptide_furse : sho-=WHO
19:37:24 AliceMercer : follow us? Oh, you can follow me alicemercer boring tweets
19:37:35 riptide_furse : is DEN guy a a good thing or bad?
19:37:43 AliceMercer : Good
19:37:48 riptide_furse : 😉
19:38:00 AliceMercer : Just got us. More of my stuff is on blog http://mizmercer.edublogs.org
19:39:14 AliceMercer : Do you want ot join skype Fred?
19:39:16 maria : come on down!
19:39:25 riptide_furse : I’m the DEN in SL leadership chair
19:39:43 riptide_furse : in Skype?
19:39:47 Jose : yes
19:39:48 riptide_furse : I have a meeting
19:40:15 AliceMercer : Bummer!
19:40:22 Jose : ah OK It’s great to have you here.
19:40:32 riptide_furse : are you laughing at us?
19:40:41 Jose : not at all
19:40:45 AliceMercer : with you
19:40:52 Jose : there you go
19:41:11 riptide_furse : I have teachers like that
19:41:26 Jose : super clickers
19:41:40 riptide_furse : CLICK INCE
19:41:44 riptide_furse : ONCE
19:41:54 riptide_furse : but they always double click
19:42:08 AliceMercer : Click ONCE is right
19:42:12 riptide_furse : and then they end up someplce else
19:42:27 TheGilch : I have 10th rgaders who do that
19:43:14 riptide_furse : One of the best things about this is the feeling that "I am not the only one"
19:43:22 AliceMercer : The pagedown dial on mouse is another PITA
19:44:18 AliceMercer : http://mizmercer.edublogs.org/2007/10/20/whats-cookin/ has film a student made
19:44:48 riptide_furse : WHOA what happened?
19:45:05 AliceMercer : Hi Doug!
19:45:08 maria : Hello – welcome
19:45:14 DS : hi all, sorry I’m late
19:45:21 riptide_furse : Hey doug
19:46:15 riptide_furse : is there a link for upcoming chats?
19:46:24 riptide_furse : I just got twttered?
19:46:49 riptide_furse : tell me about it
19:47:12 riptide_furse : following harvest in their home country
19:47:13 AliceMercer : it’s not just a chat, it has audio too.
19:48:53 Jose : Ok folks wrapping up show. K12Online Rocks!
19:49:38 Jose : @DS Any k12Online Pics
19:49:38 riptide_furse : EDTALK ELEMNETARY RAWKS!
19:50:17 AliceMercer : http://itselementary.edublogs.org
19:50:19 riptide_furse : I missed the beginning but where is lisa?
19:50:45 maria : Lisa is at NHS meeting
19:50:49 riptide_furse : ok
19:51:15 riptide_furse : Cool
19:51:40 Jose : Hi We are wrapping up show.
19:51:47 riptide_furse : lol
19:52:00 riptide_furse : too funny
19:52:21 DS : woohooo for online learning–for us "non-linear" types 😉
19:52:29 riptide_furse : Good night all of you
19:52:32 Jose : Goodnight everyone, We webcast the 2nd and 4th Mondays of Each Month
19:52:36 riptide_furse : great conversation
19:52:52 DS : thanks all–well done
19:57:55 Jose : Hello Arvind We just wrapped up our show. Good to see you
19:58:08 Jose : Is there something else going on?
19:58:11 arvind : darn, just saw it on Twitter and thought I’d jump in
19:58:38 Jose : Ok We were looking for y’all
19:58:49 arvind : is this your usual live time?
19:58:58 Jose : Looking forward to your presentation this week
19:59:23 arvind : we’re a little nervous about it. so much great stuff coming out of the conference
19:59:26 Jose : 7:00 p.m. Eastern 2nd and 4th Mondays of Each Month
20:00:14 arvind : I’m listening to sylvia martinez’s presentation right now. really good
20:00:17 maria : the preview info on your webcast was great
20:00:22 maria : can’t wait to hear the show
20:00:29 maria : presentation
20:00:32 arvind : Thanks Maria, glad you liked it…
20:01:16 arvind : how did this week’s show go?
20:02:35 maria : pretty good
20:02:41 maria : – it’s over – yeah!
20:05:15 arvind : see you all later, will catch the podcast