EdTechTalk#63 - News, DOPA,, & Dealing with Social Technology
Sept. 10, 2006
News & Resources
WeTheTeachers.com - Collaborative Teacher community for sharing lessons, materials, & other resources
EdTechReview.com - source for reviews of education technology hardware, software and services
Real-time conferencing tools
EdTechTalkUK & other possibilities
- Legislation Text
- DOPA on Wikipeida
- ALA Response
- Will Richardson on WNYC
18:45:32 dave: greetings
18:46:30 Cathy_E: Hi Dave
18:48:00 dave: hi cathy
18:48:03 dave: and sharon
18:48:59 sharon_(eebee1)ge: hmmmm connection is flaky tonight
18:49:09 sharon_(eebee1)ge: not able to get onto skypecast
18:49:11 dave: oh yes?
18:49:18 dave: the stream sounds flaky?
18:49:48 Cathy_E: My stream sounds OK
18:50:18 dave: thanks cathy
18:51:09 sharon_(eebee1)ge: will move to more reliable part of the house
18:54:34 dave: we should be starting up in about 7 minutes
18:56:05 sharon_(eebee1)ge: okay
18:57:26 dave: yay jeff is here
18:57:56 sharon_(eebee1)ge: hi Jen!
18:58:02 JenniferW: Hello All
18:59:43 sharon_(eebee1)ge: I cannot seem to ask for the mike.... which may not be a bad thing according to Dave...
18:59:46 sharon_(eebee1)ge: (tease)
19:00:19 dave: lol
19:06:41 dave: http://youos.com
19:08:42 USSROVER: hi everyone
19:10:25 dave: http://edtechreview.com/
19:11:31 sharon_(eebee1)ge: ed tech review has very interesting photo on its front there - say, is that my IT administrator taking a nap??
19:11:48 USSROVER: lol Sharon :)
19:11:55 Harold_Jarche: where's the web conferencing list?
19:12:13 JL: http://globaltext.org/
19:13:17 dave: http://designedtoinspire.com/drupal
19:13:24 dave: conferencing list
19:14:37 USSROVER: link for the web teck ( setup for web cast) I need info :)
19:14:45 USSROVER: hi rentre
19:15:31 rentre: Hi
19:16:15 USSROVER: hi Lee
19:16:22 lee: hi!
19:17:02 Harold_Jarche: it's always about control, ain't it?
19:18:17 dave: of course
19:18:40 Harold_Jarche: kind of like the USPTO
19:18:49 lee: blanket control instead of mentoring
19:19:22 JenniferW: Once senate makes the decision -- don't we still have to vote on -- in a national election -- which would be November 2007???
19:19:34 dave: http://trustineducation.net/
19:20:08 JenniferW: great acronym !!! (applause)
19:22:52 Cathy_Evanoff: It looks great
19:24:08 JenniferW: I called the CYBER GUY at KTLA (channel 5) and he wants to know more
19:24:55 lee: Thanks!!
19:25:17 sharon_(eebee1)ge: I really the website... what a good idea
19:25:57 sharon_(eebee1)ge: what about getting our students involved? They may not be voters, but they have an opinion
19:26:30 lee: Cool site...good idea. We need a place to look for links etc for our blogs or emails to senators, etc.
19:26:38 lee: Very little Dave
19:26:57 sharon_(eebee1)ge: I was impressed to see CNN coverage of the Cdn soldier who was killed in friendly fire in Afghanistan recently
19:27:56 USSROVER: Cyber Guy @ KTLA http://ktla.trb.com/news/local/cyberguy/?track=subnav
19:28:08 PE: Wikispaces has over 10,000 wikispaces that are for education.
19:28:24 JasonR: fake it...get the articulate honor student... ;)
19:28:27 sharon_(eebee1)ge: what you show is that you *can* educate the students for online safety
19:29:19 sharon_(eebee1)ge: and show the benefit of online social spaces for international collaborative projects (cross-cultural exchanges)
19:29:26 JenniferW: Sharon -- can you fly to Washington DC to talk to our senate? :)
19:29:41 lee: Yes, Sharon, we do a big online safety lesson. We use the game Missing especially.
19:30:43 JasonR: films about online safety? are those online? URL?
19:30:57 sharon_(eebee1)ge: the world is flat
19:30:59 sharon_(eebee1)ge: yes
19:31:16 Cathy_Evanoff: I have to present at the elementary PTA meeting about online safety. Give some examples please!
19:34:00 cheryloakes: Cathy, I use Netsmartz.org
19:34:02 sharon_(eebee1)ge: http://www.netsmartz.org/resources/reallife.htm#realteresa
19:34:19 JenniferW: the tracking theresa video is NOT the one to show them (the parents)
19:34:24 JenniferW: but it is one to show kids
19:34:27 sharon_(eebee1)ge: yes
19:34:33 sharon_(eebee1)ge: that is the one I showed my students
19:34:41 cheryloakes: I agree, they've already seen how to catch a predator.
19:34:53 JenniferW: I think everyone needs to watch Tracking Theresa
19:34:57 JenniferW: it opened my eyes
19:35:50 JenniferW: Make the parents aware of filtering
19:35:51 Harold_Jarche: my 11 year old son has a blog where he writes a continuing fantasy story. it's been very good for his creative writing http://raistlinmajere.learnerblogs.org/
19:35:59 JenniferW: and also checking where their kids have been
19:36:19 JenniferW: and check VICKI Davis' students wiki on Online Safety
19:36:19 lee: Here is a list of links for online safety ideashttp://del.icio.us/comptech8/NetSafety
19:36:23 lee: http://del.icio.us/comptech8/NetSafety
19:36:53 Cathy_Evanoff: Thanks- you guys are great :)
19:37:04 JenniferW: http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com/
19:37:17 JenniferW: I don't see the link to her student's site -- but I know you can get there from coolcat's blog
19:37:41 sharon_(eebee1)ge: she did post them somewhere
19:37:51 Harold_Jarche: my student resources http://www.furl.net/members/hjarche/Student%20Resources
19:39:02 sharon_(eebee1)ge: sounds really cool
19:39:22 JenniferW: I am hosting a skypecast on Saturday that I would like to talk with you about after the show
19:39:42 sharon_(eebee1)ge: yay!!
19:39:46 lee: i am trying to get the skypecast on
19:39:50 lee: where isw the address?
19:39:59 JL: https://skypecasts.skype.com/skypecasts/skypecast/detailed.html?id_talk=...
19:40:04 PE: http://blog.wikispaces.com/2006/09/100000-wikis-in-classroom.html
19:40:22 sharon_(eebee1)ge: can't wait to start using the wikispaces
19:40:29 PE: There is the 100,000 wikispaces address. Free for Teachers
19:40:30 Cathy_Evanoff: I have a new wiki spaces account - I am loving it
19:40:34 sharon_(eebee1)ge: Vicki Davis is really inspiring for what she does
19:41:01 JenniferW: http://www.wikispaces.com/t/x/teachers100K
19:41:03 sharon_(eebee1)ge: yay!
19:41:06 Harold_Jarche: skype 101 http://www.jarche.com/?p=817
19:41:46 sharon_(eebee1)ge: best way to learn is to just go ahead and do it!
19:42:06 JenniferW: thanks howard
19:42:10 JenniferW: harold
19:42:16 JenniferW: LOL --sorry
19:42:21 USSROVER: nite all
19:42:24 sharon_(eebee1)ge: we all need to blog about it
19:42:39 sharon_(eebee1)ge: okay
19:42:47 JenniferW: lol -- I already am blogging
19:42:59 Harold_Jarche: hope it helps jen, feel free to call
19:43:01 sharon_(eebee1)ge: am making my thesis defense on Tuesday morning - my life begins again on Tues afternoon
19:43:12 JenniferW: I don't know how to have them listen if they don't have skype
19:43:15 JenniferW: that is the big problem
19:43:22 Cathy_Evanoff: Good Luck sharon
19:43:29 JenniferW: Good luck sharon
19:43:47 Harold_Jarche: no skype? need to broadcast - best ask jeff & dave
19:44:19 sharon_(eebee1)ge: it would be great for Jen to profile best practice show and tell
19:44:29 sharon_(eebee1)ge: hi Lee
19:45:21 lee: I wanted to say on skypecast that i have an incredible amount of resources which i will put on the new site
19:45:41 lee: our county is really big on online safety
19:47:46 JasonR: SL breach: http://blog.secondlife.com/2006/09/08/urgent-security-announcement/
19:47:57 Cathy_Evanoff: Yep- I had to change my password last night
19:49:05 Cathy_Evanoff: I have a non-related question - I need to convert mov files to avi is there anything for free that will do it?
19:49:37 Harold_Jarche: you can use the google "safe browsing" option if you use Firefox and the google toolbar. It checks to see if it's a physhing scam
19:51:05 Jennifer_W: Harold -- can you explain a bit more
19:51:23 JasonR: Also this, re:breach... http://nwn.blogs.com/nwn/2006/09/open_forum_secu.html
19:51:31 Harold_Jarche: first have to install the google toolbar in Firefox
19:51:57 lee: try VLC
19:52:16 JL: VLC?
19:52:21 Jennifer_W: I never noticed it before -- Thanks Harold
19:53:55 Harold_Jarche: g'night all
19:54:03 sharon_(eebee1)ge: am off to figger out what to teach my students tomorrow!
19:54:10 sharon_(eebee1)ge: good night all...
19:54:30 PE: night all
19:54:31 sharon_(eebee1)ge: thanks - was great to make contact with other ed techies
21:16:15 lee: I thought it would be good to build a business as a lesson in computer technology. We teach business and creating a business would be such a great experience.
21:16:30 lee: 3d gives it the real feel
21:16:57 lee: business cards, ads and billboards, and interacting with "real" people