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We're Back! 08-09-Goals Show
September 11, 2008

Arvind and I discussed our goals for this year, projects we are working on, and where we see the webcast going.  A 20 minute getting back to webcasting webcast!

If you have suggestions for interviews and/or improvements to the show, send us a tweet at alexragone or arvind.

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2008-09-11 14:44:25 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: http://cribchronicles.com/
2008-09-11 14:48:21 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hi dave!
2008-09-11 14:48:47 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hi dai
2008-09-11 14:48:50 [Message] DaveC -> -EdTechTalk: Hello
2008-09-11 14:48:51 [Message] dai -> -EdTechTalk: hello
2008-09-11 14:49:03 [Message] DaveC -> -EdTechTalk: Listening from southern NH
2008-09-11 14:49:13 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: Hi all...
2008-09-11 14:49:21 [Message] DaveC -> -EdTechTalk: volume seems very low from here, not sure about Jason's
2008-09-11 14:49:22 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Hello.
2008-09-11 14:49:29 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: Sounds good to me.
2008-09-11 14:49:36 [Message] DaveC -> -EdTechTalk: ok, must be me.
2008-09-11 14:49:55 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: I'm at a tablet school... one to one students and teachers, w/ smartboards in all rooms... :)
2008-09-11 14:50:10 [Message] dai -> -EdTechTalk: sounds cool
2008-09-11 14:50:18 [Message] dai -> -EdTechTalk: no tablets in my place
2008-09-11 14:50:58 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: do these guys follow the chat?
2008-09-11 14:51:00 [Message] DaveC -> -EdTechTalk: We have a couple, but I just built one of the "$50" boards, you're on it now actually.
2008-09-11 14:51:19 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: how's the $50 board work?
2008-09-11 14:51:23 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: sorry, Firefox crashed!
2008-09-11 14:51:48 [Message] DaveC -> -EdTechTalk: It takes a bit getting used to, but it seems to be useful (so far, only on day 1)
2008-09-11 14:52:11 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: Gotta get the "SynchronEYES" software to manage student laptops in class...
2008-09-11 14:52:33 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: The founder of SMART technologies is visiting our school tomorrow...
2008-09-11 14:52:41 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Cool.
2008-09-11 14:52:47 [Message] dai -> -EdTechTalk: is that a wii handset board?
2008-09-11 14:53:41 [Message] DaveC -> -EdTechTalk: yes, wiimote board.
2008-09-11 14:53:52 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: nice... creative!
2008-09-11 14:54:06 [Message] dai -> -EdTechTalk: is it reliable?
2008-09-11 14:54:28 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: a goal of mine: share the broadcasting/editing with alex more
2008-09-11 14:54:49 [Message] dai -> -EdTechTalk: showed my students the youtbe footage and they want me to get one so we can do the 3-D imaging stuff - have you tried that Dave?
2008-09-11 14:54:53 [Message] DaveC -> -EdTechTalk: Still getting used to it, but for about $50 (80 if you don't have bluetooth in your laptop) it is worth experimenting with
2008-09-11 14:54:55 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: Alex's project post from last week: http://www.learning-blog.org/2008/08/21/projects-for-the-year/
2008-09-11 14:56:48 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hi Jane, welcome
2008-09-11 14:57:03 [Message] Jane Krauss -> -EdTechTalk: hi, thanks
2008-09-11 14:57:07 [Message] dai -> -EdTechTalk: how far do you lock teacher laptops/tablets? can they change settings? access C:/ drive?
2008-09-11 14:57:36 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hi!
2008-09-11 14:57:37 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: welcome
2008-09-11 14:57:43 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: long time no see
2008-09-11 14:57:48 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: Students at my school get administrative privilage over their tablets... pretty liberal about that.
2008-09-11 14:57:49 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: no locks anywhere on faculty - full admns
2008-09-11 14:57:57 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: students are locked for the first month, then full access
2008-09-11 14:58:16 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hi michelle, welcome. audio on ustream or edtechtalk a
2008-09-11 14:58:36 [Message] dai -> -EdTechTalk: really?! we are locked. I AM LOCKED out and I am the head of ict
2008-09-11 14:58:51 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: Why are you locked out?
2008-09-11 14:59:08 [Message] dai -> -EdTechTalk: do you have to deal with machines coming back a mess? re-imaging etc?
2008-09-11 14:59:09 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: yikes!
2008-09-11 14:59:24 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: we certainly do, but students learn to be more careful, and are taught to be
2008-09-11 14:59:35 [Message] dai -> -EdTechTalk: they think i'll install software i guess and sorting it out takes too much tech time
2008-09-11 14:59:37 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: We're 1 month into our tablet program, have yet to discover all the challenges.
2008-09-11 15:00:05 [Message] dai -> -EdTechTalk: i am genuinely shocked
2008-09-11 15:00:08 [Message] ehelfant -> -EdTechTalk: what school @welkerjason - we are 3 weeks in
2008-09-11 15:00:11 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: But as a teacher, I'm loving it...
2008-09-11 15:00:20 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: Zurich International School... Switzerland.
2008-09-11 15:00:22 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: we're 2 weeks into tablets, 10 years into laptops
2008-09-11 15:00:29 [Message] dai -> -EdTechTalk: what about less able users - some teachers - locvking might be helpful to them??
2008-09-11 15:00:34 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: you, ehelfant?
2008-09-11 15:00:46 [Message] ehelfant -> -EdTechTalk: 3 weeks with tablets and loving it
2008-09-11 15:00:51 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: what school?
2008-09-11 15:01:10 [Message] ehelfant -> -EdTechTalk: micds in st louis - gave them to 7th, 9th and 10th - 450 total
2008-09-11 15:01:24 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: What are the biggest challenges faced w/ tablets so far?
2008-09-11 15:01:36 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: besides lost stylus' and dead batteries?
2008-09-11 15:01:51 [Message] ehelfant -> -EdTechTalk: having junioirs in a few lower classes without tablets. its gone really well
2008-09-11 15:02:36 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: What software are people using to manage tablet use in classroom?
2008-09-11 15:02:57 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: Sure...
2008-09-11 15:03:02 [Message] ehelfant -> -EdTechTalk: DyKnow
2008-09-11 15:03:28 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: Thank God for Twitter!
2008-09-11 15:03:48 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: link?
2008-09-11 15:04:04 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/07/magazine/07awareness-t.html?_r=1&sq=am...
2008-09-11 15:04:09 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: Vinnie! Long time no see, friend
2008-09-11 15:04:24 [Message] vinnievrotny -> -EdTechTalk: Yes, it is. Welcome back Arvind
2008-09-11 15:05:17 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: hola Jose!
2008-09-11 15:05:24 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: Are some peoplet Twitterholics?
2008-09-11 15:05:29 [Message] JoseRodriguez -> -EdTechTalk: hi
2008-09-11 15:06:03 [Message] dai -> -EdTechTalk: i like my tweeting but I'm not going to TAs just yet
2008-09-11 15:06:12 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: How can we improve our wecast?
2008-09-11 15:06:15 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: webcast?
2008-09-11 15:06:36 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: it's pretty sweet already... I agree the podcast could be tightend up a bit...
2008-09-11 15:06:38 [Message] JoseRodriguez -> -EdTechTalk: pros? nah..
2008-09-11 15:07:01 [Message] JoseRodriguez -> -EdTechTalk: I see that you are still in limbo between shoutcast and ustream :-)
2008-09-11 15:07:16 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Back to the checklist.
2008-09-11 15:07:32 [Message] JoseRodriguez -> -EdTechTalk: checklist does wonders
2008-09-11 15:08:10 [Message] JoseRodriguez -> -EdTechTalk: I am glad chatroom isn't blocked in my district... It was blocked at the end of last school year
2008-09-11 15:08:35 [Message] JoseRodriguez -> -EdTechTalk: So, how do you pimp your webcast?
2008-09-11 15:09:35 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Chat room -- is 2 on THursdays ok?
2008-09-11 15:09:40 [Message] ehelfant -> -EdTechTalk: Thursday afternoons are good
2008-09-11 15:09:42 [Message] dai -> -EdTechTalk: it's 8pm here
2008-09-11 15:09:47 [Message] JoseRodriguez -> -EdTechTalk: this time is good for me.. I usually catch your webcast recording.
2008-09-11 15:09:56 [Message] vinnievrotny -> -EdTechTalk: Thursday afternoons are great here.
2008-09-11 15:10:16 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: it's 9 pm here... I'll tune in weekly!
2008-09-11 15:10:19 [Message] ehelfant -> -EdTechTalk: how far in advance can you tell us the topic.. I'll make a group of us listen:)
2008-09-11 15:10:31 [Message] JoseRodriguez -> -EdTechTalk: My lunch is 3:00 Eastern.   12:00 Pacific.
2008-09-11 15:10:47 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: Send a tweet earlier in the day about webcast, so we can plan to tune in... I got lucky tonight.
2008-09-11 15:10:59 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: We'll definitely do that, Jason.
2008-09-11 15:11:06 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: thanks
2008-09-11 15:11:17 [Message] dai -> -EdTechTalk: lucky hit for me too - earlier advert on twitter would be good
2008-09-11 15:11:22 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: http://neit.wikispaces.com
2008-09-11 15:11:29 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: http://nais.org/pocc/pocc.cfm?ItemNumber=150559&sn.ItemNumber=150592
2008-09-11 15:11:37 [Message] JoseRodriguez -> -EdTechTalk: or google calender for ETT
2008-09-11 15:12:59 [Message] dai -> -EdTechTalk: google cal is good for me too
2008-09-11 15:13:05 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: good idea Jason and Dai
2008-09-11 15:13:09 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: and Jose
2008-09-11 15:13:20 [Message] vinnievrotny -> -EdTechTalk: Elizabeth Helfant would be awesome as well. They are rolling out a great tablet program
2008-09-11 15:14:06 [Message] ehelfant -> -EdTechTalk: thanks vinnie!
2008-09-11 15:14:15 [Message] vinnievrotny -> -EdTechTalk: we are looking for a fall rollout 2009-10
2008-09-11 15:14:26 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: I would recommend my tech curriculum coordinator, Jason Cone...overseeing tablet rollout of 500 Lenovos and about 40 new smartboards...
2008-09-11 15:14:31 [Message] vinnievrotny -> -EdTechTalk: No problem Elizabeth. You deserve a great voice
2008-09-11 15:14:41 [Message] dai -> -EdTechTalk: is there any guidance on nais for how machines are set up for staff and students on school network??
2008-09-11 15:14:42 [Message] ehelfant -> -EdTechTalk: have a great afternoon...off to Kenny Chesney!
2008-09-11 15:14:42 [Message] JoseRodriguez -> -EdTechTalk: Lenovos?
2008-09-11 15:14:55 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: tablets
2008-09-11 15:14:58 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: X61
2008-09-11 15:15:17 [Message] welkerjason -> -EdTechTalk: thanks guys...
2008-09-11 15:15:18 [Message] JoseRodriguez -> -EdTechTalk: So.. what time is the show, next week?
2008-09-11 15:15:22 [Message] michellek107 -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks!
2008-09-11 15:15:52 [Message] JoseRodriguez -> -EdTechTalk: I'll probably catch the ending... Great hearing from y'all again.
2008-09-11 15:15:56 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: thanks so much for being here everyone!
2008-09-11 15:16:06 [Message] dai -> -EdTechTalk: thank you
2008-09-11 15:16:07 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: see you next week
2008-09-11 15:16:10 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: 2pm EST
2008-09-11 15:16:23 [Message] JoseRodriguez -> -EdTechTalk: OK... thanks
2008-09-11 15:17:08 [Message] vinnievrotny -> -EdTechTalk: Pat Bassett will be awesome!
2008-09-11 15:17:45 [Message] vinnievrotny -> -EdTechTalk: How is New York reacting to the anniversary of 9/11? Is there anything special going on at your schools?
2008-09-11 15:17:51 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks for coming everyone.
2008-09-11 15:17:52 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: I agree, he reached out to us and we took him up on the offer
2008-09-11 15:18:15 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: upper school had a bried 9/11 assembly today, but we don't do too much with after the 5 year anniversary, as some students really struggle
2008-09-11 15:18:16 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Nothing big right now, Vinnie. It's interesting, because you get so busy, that you don't take time, you know?
2008-09-11 15:18:23 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: we dont want them to have to relive things necessarily
2008-09-11 15:18:34 [Message] arvind -> -EdTechTalk: i gotta run, but will chat with you all soon
2008-09-11 15:18:40 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: WIll know more from the news tonight.
2008-09-11 15:18:42 [Message] vinnievrotny -> -EdTechTalk: I can understand.  Thanks
2008-09-11 15:18:44 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: It's a big city.
2008-09-11 15:19:12 [Message] alex.ragone -> -EdTechTalk: Take care all.



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