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EdTechWeekly #134
September 13, 2009


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19:01:13 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: I am hoping for a POST SHOW  --- should I give up that hope??   ;0
19:01:15 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: ;)
19:01:23 sharonp -> My students sure enjoyed Mama Sarah
19:01:30 jackiegerstein -> Isn't this the postshow? ; )
19:01:36 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: love post show
19:01:49 sharonp -> How does the show differ from the post-show? Or the pre-show?
19:02:00 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: post show is much more laid back -- honest it is
19:02:03 jackiegerstein -> Sounds like the post show
19:02:31 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: the pre show and the post show are much more spontaneous
19:02:34 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: YES, I twitted
19:04:00 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: did someone move across the ocean yet??
19:04:01 Gary -> -EdTechTalk: :D
19:04:13 dave -> -EdTechTalk: http://cogdogblog.com/stuff/opened09/
19:04:55 dave -> -EdTechTalk: http://openedconference.org/
19:06:09 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/1971955
19:07:57 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: You moved to ILLINOIS???
19:08:58 JenM -> -EdTechTalk: @jw ... yep, moved into a new condo in Chicago in July!
19:09:45 Cathy E -> Jen maybe you can get Oprah on ETT
19:10:37 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: wow -- then I shall see you in February -- and perhaps in October
19:10:55 sharonp -> great to hear your enthusiasm John - best team experience I have ever had - John was a big part of that
19:11:02 JohnS -> Teachers Without Borders - Canada: http://twbcanada.ning.com/  and John's Blog: http://staff.bbhcsd.org/schinkerj/archives/category/teachers-without-bor... and Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/63873121@N00/collections/72157621979922033/
19:11:50 sharonp -> Oh horrors, we would not let him drive!
19:12:14 jackiegerstein -> Give perspective
19:13:01 JohnS -> Pigeon transfers data faster than South Africa's Telkom : http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/reuters/090909/odds/odd_us_safrica_pigeon
19:13:09 sharonp -> oh yeah, Dave skyped into our workshop once.... I remember that
19:13:19 sharonp -> we had a power outage MORE than once!!
19:13:20 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: why did you not let John drive??
19:13:55 sharonp -> they drive on the ohter side of the road and have a different sense of .... road rules
19:14:07 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: did you let Zac drive?
19:14:15 sharonp -> nope
19:14:25 sharonp -> I drove.... once.... about ten feet
19:14:35 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: ahhhh -- so only wrong side of the road drivers drove?   ;)
19:14:48 Gary -> -EdTechTalk: Were classes actually running?
19:14:53 dave -> -EdTechTalk: http://blogs.talis.com/education/incubator/
19:15:11 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: was John there when the baboon met Zac??
19:15:36 sharonp -> oh yes, John was there.... he probably has video of that too
19:15:38 JohnS -> @Gary, yes. They were on holiday for part of the time, and class was in session for part of the time. So we worked with the teachers in both environments.
19:15:48 JohnS -> And yes, I was there duing the baboon incident.
19:16:35 JenM -> -EdTechTalk: Hiatus Links: http://delicious.com/edtechtalk/hiatus
19:16:43 Gary -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks John
19:17:02 JohnS -> 601 links! We're going to go through all of them next week.
19:17:31 Gary -> -EdTechTalk: You are welcome - easy to do - everyone should.
19:18:12 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://chatroll.com/
19:18:24 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://edtechtalk.com/node/4528
19:18:35 eduTecher -> Think you guys might like this... http://www.scribd.com/doc/19590152/The-Tech-Commandments
19:19:20 JohnS -> Creative Commons - Get Creative: http://mirrors.creativecommons.org/getcreative/Creative_Commons_-_Get_Cr...
19:20:20 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: cool - I am talking CC w/ my high school students this next week
19:20:41 sharonp -> Yes, I was planning to do same soon with my multimedia students - nice!
19:21:46 sharonp -> Yes, I showed Obama speech to 3 of my classes and that is exactly how I intro'd it! The speech that was banned in many American schools
19:22:20 JohnS -> Most of my teachers, even, didn't give it a second thought until they were told they're not allowed toshow it live.
19:22:27 JL -> -EdTechTalk: Conversations Discussion about Obama speech - http://edtechtalk.com/node/4524
19:22:50 sharonp -> I have two inches of stack of students responses
19:22:55 dave -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.speedofcreativity.org/2009/09/10/criteria-for-moderating-comm...
19:23:05 JenM -> -EdTechTalk: scribblar - white board: http://www.scribblar.com/rooms/index.cfm?r=zy6pux
19:24:30 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://lorelle.wordpress.com/2009/09/04/old-wordpress-versions-under-att...
19:24:54 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://scobleizer.com/2009/09/05/i-dont-feel-safe-with-wordpress-hackers...
19:25:06 sharonp -> oh great.... major vulnerability? yikes... I hate doing WP updates
19:25:11 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://wordpress.org/development/2009/09/keep-wordpress-secure/
19:25:30 eduTecher -> Don't mean to self-promote... But check out www.eduTecher.net for over 750 Web 2.0 links
19:25:39 sharonp -> oh yeah, I saw that... Scobler is kind of a big blogger.... wonder who would pick on my blog?
19:25:43 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: this is me:  You are using WordPress 2.8.4. 
19:26:17 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: scroble noticed my Obama Wordle and mentioned it on his twitter account.......  twas interesting
19:26:41 dave -> -EdTechTalk: @eduTecher if you didn't mean to self promote... why did you? promote or don't. no need to apologize
19:27:16 Gary -> -EdTechTalk: @eduTecher - site looks interesting
19:27:33 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: It either is a SMOOTH upgrade or it is HORRID -- there is not an inbetween
19:27:38 JohnS -> Storybird: http://storybird.com/
19:27:39 eduTecher -> @dave - Thanks for your point well made.
19:27:48 Gerry -> I haven't had that issue at all with wp or wpmu - you do need to watch compatibility  when choosing plugins though.
19:27:50 eduTecher -> @gary Thanks!
19:27:55 dave -> -EdTechTalk: @edutecher we share links here. your sharing is great :)
19:28:07 eduTecher -> @dave Thanks!
19:28:08 sharonp -> my excuse, Dave = laziness and busyness
19:28:33 demacisaac -> storybird is great I have used it
19:29:17 dave -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.dpreview.com/news/0909/09090105canoneos7d.asp
19:29:21 demacisaac -> Here is another creative commons link ,,,not sure if link is protected?? Try it  http://ccommons.pbworks.com/page-one
19:30:05 sharonp -> lll
19:30:11 Gary -> -EdTechTalk: How much?
19:30:11 sharonp -> oops
19:30:33 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: how much did you say??
19:30:37 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: 699??
19:30:40 Gary -> -EdTechTalk: Wow - almost 1/2 price ....
19:30:40 sharonp -> was trying to show drooling.... one of our team members had a Nikon D90 and I was impressed with that....
19:30:40 Gerry -> It's not even out, is it?
19:30:44 sharonp -> 1699
19:30:48 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: ahhhh
19:31:04 Gerry -> 5D is full frame, 7D is not
19:31:07 JenM -> -EdTechTalk: DownThemAll (Firefox ext): https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/201
19:32:03 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: could we do that in this chat??
19:32:10 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://chartbeat.com
19:32:26 JenM -> -EdTechTalk: @JW ... good question!
19:32:38 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: I am SO in trouble now with chartbeat   :)
19:32:51 JenM -> -EdTechTalk: don't think so as the chat is a java do-hicky
19:33:08 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: Yep -- you can't get the free 30 day without the cc info
19:33:17 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://chartbeat.com/dashboard/?url=edtechtalk.com&k=f9d75f8ac8d3789980b...
19:33:47 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: going to be content with free sitemeter for now
19:33:55 JohnS -> Vittana: http://www.vittana.org
19:34:26 Gary -> -EdTechTalk: I like the geolocation map - I am the farthest north
19:35:08 sharonp -> Thanks for sharing that, John!
19:35:22 dave -> -EdTechTalk: http://fr.wikiversity.org/wiki/Introduction_aux_technologies_émergentes
19:35:27 sharonp -> I think Dave is incredibly brave for doing this!
19:36:13 sharonp -> Are you going to be able to offer all of these in English to Africans too?
19:36:29 sharonp -> How about Swahili? I think Dave should offer them in Swahili too
19:36:33 Gary -> -EdTechTalk: Dave - do you speek French or Quebecois?
19:36:37 JohnS -> No. Just Xhosa.
19:36:45 sharonp -> Dave speaks Acadian
19:36:57 csitterley -> Hey everyone-so glad I made it home in time to catch some of the welcome back event
19:37:49 sharonp -> oh man, I would very worried about connection speed
19:38:13 sharonp -> IF they can get a 3G modem, a big IF
19:38:33 sharonp -> Skype might work for a conference call
19:38:40 Gerry -> <---- Will be watching OLDaily for full reports
19:39:01 JenM -> -EdTechTalk: ... and back to our regularly scheduled program ... Jen talking about e-books:http://www.usnews.com/articles/education/k-12/2009/08/25/a-kindle-for-every-student.html ... http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/09/education/09textbook.html?_r=2 ... http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124985423101217817.html?mod=dist_smartbrief ... http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405297020357730457427704175008493...
19:39:02 sharonp -> wow, that slur.... it is not Parisienne
19:40:01 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: I will buy the kindle when it goes color -- yep, I shall be patient til then
19:40:22 JohnS -> That may be a long wait, Jen.
19:40:33 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: yeppers --- I realize -- but I will wait
19:40:53 jackiegerstein -> I am not a digital native and I am on a mission for paperless schools.  On another note, there is some belief the the new Apple Tablet might give the Kindle a "fight"
19:40:58 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: I will borrow others -- but I will wait   ;)
19:41:08 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://vimeo.com/user525096/videos
19:41:10 dave -> -EdTechTalk: where is my itablet!!!!???!!!
19:41:19 sharonp -> is there some substance to the Apple Tablet?? Hope, hope
19:41:39 sharonp -> to the rumour of that Apple Tablet, I mean
19:41:51 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/specialreports/saveoursounds.shtml
19:42:09 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: rotary phone
19:42:15 JohnS -> Why Don’t Teens Tweet? We Asked Over 10,000 of Them.: http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/08/30/why-dont-teens-tweet-we-asked-over-...
19:42:15 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: needle on a phonograph
19:42:46 demacisaac -> trains
19:43:47 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: the click of turning the channel on tv's 
19:43:52 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: by hand
19:44:02 dave -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.apple.com/imac/
19:44:03 Gary -> -EdTechTalk: More and more seem to be using their iPods for Twitter
19:44:17 sharonp -> I wondered wehre Dave was going with that
19:44:36 sharonp -> how does Dave blow up computers?
19:44:56 jackiegerstein -> That is because it is a MAC
19:45:27 Gary -> -EdTechTalk: Dave - it is a miracle - you may not have been always kind to Mac users?
19:45:44 csitterley -> Apple users have said this for many years-glad you finally proved it to yourself
19:45:55 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: do you like the keyboard though???
19:45:58 JohnS -> He's not necessarily being kind. He's just saying it has its place.
19:46:01 sharonp -> he is NOT a mac fan-boy
19:46:02 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: it seems SMALL??
19:46:15 sharonp -> he is eating a bit of crow, let's let him do it, folks
19:46:30 JenM -> -EdTechTalk: Google Docs (multi-download backup): http://gs.fhtino.it/gdocbackup
19:46:35 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: we got the iMac for our sanctuary -- we put in a PC mouse -- and are thinking of putting in a bigger MAC keyboard
19:46:48 Cathy E -> My new iPod Touch is awesome
19:47:08 sharonp -> I finally got an iPhone last week, am soooo happy with it
19:47:14 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: Cathy -- my  ipod touch gets used DAILY
19:48:26 sharonp -> JenM - what an awesome app! This is great for me
19:48:32 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: I link all my gmail accounts to 1
19:48:34 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://screenr.com/
19:48:44 dave -> -EdTechTalk: my iphone gets recharded 2 times / day
19:48:47 Rob Wall -> Ordered my new Apple 64 GB pocket computer on Friday. I hear it also plays music and videos. :-)
19:49:02 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.wiki.com/
19:49:11 dave -> -EdTechTalk: @Rob Wall lol. they finally added normal audio.
19:49:16 sharonp -> @dave I noticed my iPhone goes thru the battery pretty fast...
19:49:22 jackiegerstein -> http://www.google.com/a/help/intl/en/edu/appsatschool.html#utm_campaign=...
19:49:25 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.kisstunes.com/m2/page1.aspx
19:50:12 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: you can record your music
19:50:25 JohnS -> Google Tutor: http://www.googletutor.com/
19:50:31 sharonp -> I arrived at my new school ot discover that they had signed on to Google APps for Ed - but no one is using - no one really knows what it is or how to use
19:50:57 JohnS -> Hilarious Example of Google Docs Sharing Feature: http://www.googletutor.com/2009/09/01/hilarious-example-of-google-docs-s...
19:52:03 sharonp -> Apple's marketing ain't too shabby either
19:52:26 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://worldisopen.com/
19:52:31 Gary -> -EdTechTalk: Let Dave talk - we like him eating crow
19:53:00 sharonp -> how cool!
19:53:20 jackiegerstein -> Huh?
19:53:30 demacisaac -> wow love this book
19:54:06 JenW -> -EdTechTalk: and that is it