February 12, 2007
February 12, 2007
18:59:26 JohnSchinker -> I don't here anything at
19:00:09 JohnSchinker -> I'm getting errors on the
stream on EdTechTalk A
19:00:32 davec0 -> try again?
19:01:05 JohnSchinker -> Hey -- there you are
19:01:45 JohnSchinker -> Sounds good in the stream
19:03:25 davec0 -> http://www.jarche.com/?p=1009
19:03:40 alicemercer -> Is the skypecast on?
19:04:15 JohnSchinker -> Don't think there's a
skypecast. I'm just listening to the stream
19:04:21 alicemercer -> k
19:04:25 alicemercer -> k
19:05:05 JohnSchinker -> Vista scares me.
19:05:14 davec0 -> oh yes
19:05:16 JohnSchinker -> Our school won't be using
it until summer 08 at the earliest.
19:05:19 davec0 -> i'm very scared
19:06:29 JohnSchinker -> EdTechTalk:
19:06:30 alicemercer -> We just upgraded this
summer to XP at my district, so I'm not counting on the upgrade to Vista happening
19:06:47 davec0 -> i haven't seen any reason to do so
19:06:59 JenM -> EdTechTalk:
19:07:23 JohnSchinker -> XP was huge for us. It
solved a lot of problems. But Vista -- I don't think there's any killer app there.
19:08:03 davec0 -> EdTechTalk:
19:08:15 alicemercer -> I'm an end user, so I don't
know what the advantadge was for the switch to XP. We had to get rid of old
computers. They did get us new ones.
19:08:28 davec0 -> that's an advantage!
19:08:46 davec0 -> EdTechTalk:
19:08:52 alicemercer -> Yeah, I'm not betting
they'll do that again, lol!
19:09:11 JohnSchinker -> We found XP to be a lot
more stable than 98.
19:09:12 alicemercer -> I saw the link that Dave
posted in del.icio.us
19:10:07 JenM -> http://grammar.qdnow.com/
19:10:39 alicemercer -> Am I hearing some canadian
chauvanism in those comments on BC?
19:10:40 JohnSchinker -> How do you get the data
back from the other universe?
19:10:45 davec0 -> :)
19:10:48 davec0 -> yay canada!
19:11:02 davec0 -> what if the other university
19:11:07 davec0 -> or goes on vacation?
19:11:10 alicemercer -> Hey, with us as neighbors,
ya gotta stick up for yourselves.
19:11:44 JohnSchinker -> Grammar girls is great.
19:11:54 JohnSchinker -> I've used it to replace
the word nerds
19:12:07 alicemercer -> I didn't get a chance to
grammar girls. what sort of subjects do they cover besides bad (adj) vs. badly
19:12:17 JenM -> EdTechTalk:
19:12:27 alicemercer -> Ah, better for university.
so it's not for elementary, nevermind
19:12:31 JohnSchinker -> You're going to get a lot
of english teachers listening and using specific shows once in a while to illustrate
a point for their classes
19:12:49 JohnSchinker -> Alice: she did lay vs lie
19:13:07 alicemercer -> OH that is a SPECIFIC
standard in California for fifth.
19:13:12 JohnSchinker -> My high school english
teachers were excited about it
19:13:13 alicemercer -> Maybe I'll do that for test
19:13:41 JohnSchinker -> "lie down sally, and rest
you in my arms..."
19:13:47 JenM -> To find the links for tonight's
webcast click here http://del.icio.us/edtechtalk/20070211
19:13:58 davec0 -> EdTechTalk:
19:14:34 JohnSchinker -> I read your blog, Dave
19:14:49 JohnSchinker -> I'm looking for wp themes
that are good for elementary school teachers and kids
19:14:55 JohnSchinker -> They're hard to find --
thanks for the link
19:15:04 JohnSchinker -> Jen: Wordpress rocks
19:15:29 alicemercer -> I already had freshy, which
is VERY flexible: http://mizmercer.edublogs.org
19:16:16 JenM -> http://www.senduit.com/
19:16:17 JohnSchinker -> WP is clean and simple.
There's practically no learning curve to it.
19:16:19 alicemercer -> Question on WP themes on
edublogs, can you port in other themes without buying premium
19:16:26 JohnSchinker -> It's perfect for teachers
who don't want to be web designers
19:16:58 alicemercer -> Hey more info on the
19:17:29 JohnSchinker -> http://www.podpress.org/
19:18:09 alicemercer -> works with edublogs?
19:18:27 JohnSchinker -> Don't know if it works
w/edublogs. It's a plugin for WP2
19:18:33 JenM -> EdTechTalk:
19:18:48 JohnSchinker -> Which I think they're
using over at edublogs. So if you can install plugins, it should work
19:18:51 JenM -> http://www.chinswing.com/
19:18:56 davec0 -> [8:12:02 PM] Worldbridges says:
http://www.barcampusa.com [8:18:17 PM] Worldbridges says: http://baw07participants.
[8:18:42 PM] Worldbridges says: http://www.chinswing.com/
19:19:38 alicemercer -> Yeah, they are using an
anarchy plugin that seems REALLY fussy about the MP3 format.
19:19:50 davec0 -> EdTechTalk:
19:19:59 alicemercer -> but it might also be the
"free" (worth every penny) hosting I'm doing on filexoom
19:20:42 JenM -> EdTechTalk:
19:21:01 JohnSchinker -> They are the same. I
checked with Color Cop (#787878)
19:21:15 davec0 -> wow
19:22:22 JenM -> http://www.change.org/
19:22:28 JohnSchinker -> Why the usb drive? You
could just pass out cds for pennies a disk.
19:22:36 JenM -> http://www.ning.com/
19:22:38 alicemercer -> All in one place
19:22:49 alicemercer -> THANK YOU for the change.org
19:23:13 alicemercer -> DH works at a np and I
share stuff with him.
19:23:36 alicemercer -> I'm think change.org could
19:23:55 davec0 -> DH...
19:24:01 davec0 -> dear husband?
19:24:06 alicemercer -> yep
19:24:21 davec0 -> http://splashcastmedia.com/
19:25:43 JenM -> http://pipes.yahoo.com/
19:27:29 alicemercer -> Hmm, I'll have to look at
pipes looks interesting
19:28:02 JenM -> EdTechTalk:
19:28:43 davec0 -> EdTechTalk:
19:29:04 alicemercer -> Oh, how I wish I had budget
for this stuff...
19:30:04 alicemercer -> Hey, when I started working
with PC I had some legacy programs that were on Bernoulli drives
19:30:16 alicemercer -> So long ago...
19:30:59 JenM -> EdTechTalk:
19:31:07 alicemercer -> Uses bernoulli principles
19:31:40 alicemercer -> They are REALLY big
floppies, that have some air cushion to speed them up (still WAY slow)
19:31:50 alicemercer -> They were like 8x 11 long
19:31:53 JenM -> EdTechTalk:
19:33:44 alicemercer -> EdTechTalk:
19:33:57 JenM -> EdTechTalk:
19:33:59 alicemercer -> EdTechTalk:
19:34:25 davec0 -> EdTechTalk:
19:35:00 alicemercer -> ? How do you contribute a
19:35:29 JohnSchinker -> tag it in del.icio.us with
19:35:31 alicemercer -> link is to the floppy story
19:35:32 JenM -> to contribute tag a link
"for:edtechtalk" in delicious
19:35:38 JenM -> thanks john!
19:36:16 JohnSchinker -> Or just get it to the
front page in Digg, and Dave will see it :-)
19:36:25 JenM -> EdTechTalk:
19:36:41 davec0 -> :D
19:36:54 CathyE -> We had a high school student
suspended this week for a post on MySpace
19:38:15 CathyE -> I have seen the video- Loved it
19:38:23 alicemercer -> saw video, very good.
19:39:01 alicemercer -> what did they put on MySpace?
19:39:13 JohnSchinker -> Jeff: we use network
solutions, but only because my predecessor set it up -- I wouldn't pick them if I
19:39:49 JohnSchinker -> I use godaddy for my
personal domain, but only because I got a free registration
19:40:03 JohnSchinker -> Web 2.0: everyone gets to
19:40:10 JenM -> EdTechTalk:
19:40:22 JenM -> EdTechTalk:
19:40:23 JohnSchinker -> It's what the web was
supposed to be from the beginning, but with a lower learning curve
19:40:25 alicemercer -> Interactive vs Passive?
19:40:38 JenM -> EdTechTalk:
19:40:40 JohnSchinker -> the web isn't a library
19:40:51 alicemercer -> Any of these definitions
seem fine to me?
19:41:29 lee -> is there a skypecast today?
19:41:59 JohnSchinker -> Same as mine, too
19:42:17 davec0 -> EdTechTalk:
19:42:28 JohnSchinker -> We could write 60's pop
songs with this
19:42:51 davec0 -> she loves me yeah yeah yeah
19:42:54 alicemercer -> OMG! This is worse than
Ripple for Valentines
19:43:43 JohnSchinker -> sk link isn't working
19:43:46 alicemercer -> Once I got sugar-free
Whitmans from a student, this would be equal to getting that from my dh.
19:46:11 CathyE -> What are ya'll talking about??
19:46:30 davec0 -> i'm pulling people in... anyone
19:46:42 alicemercer -> alice.mercer
19:47:20 alicemercer -> the poetry generator
19:47:34 alicemercer ->
19:47:42 davec0 -> miz mercer?
19:47:51 alicemercer -> yeah
19:48:04 alicemercer -> I can't remember what the
heck I "look" like on Skype, sorry
19:49:36 davec0 -> sorry alice... very feedback
19:49:57 alicemercer -> from me? My mic was muted?
19:50:07 alicemercer -> Oh well
19:54:28 alicemercer -> Oh yeah, I would love one
of those school pads, and the screen capture software
19:57:18 lee -> EdTechTalk:
19:57:24 lee -> my templates
19:59:15 lee -> click on the fifth one
20:02:00 alicemercer -> I closed the chat page, and
lost the link.
20:04:47 alicemercer -> Who wouldn't want to share?
The more info you get about how it works, the better?
20:05:28 JohnSchinker -> EdTechTalk:
20:05:37 JohnSchinker -> See what you think of the
20:06:14 alicemercer -> ARGH! No oversight, too
20:06:24 alicemercer -> I vote for public?
20:07:29 alicemercer -> I will add I have some
experience in non-profit world, and I think this would be
20:07:45 alicemercer -> a good way for those less
established, to learn
20:08:09 alicemercer -> Movement in NP world is
towards more information and that's been happening for like 10-15 years
20:10:00 lee -> oh oh
20:10:07 lee -> whats happened
20:10:38 lee -> was i noisy again?
20:10:47 davec0 -> oh yes...
20:10:51 JohnSchinker -> You and Alice aren't
20:10:58 lee -> ahhhh so interesting
20:11:20 lee -> ill reboot..can you put me in in a
20:11:30 lee -> i have one quick question
20:11:42 davec0 -> k
20:12:33 lee -> ok try it now
20:14:29 alicemercer -> Sorry, son is chatting
20:24:46 alicemercer -> dreamweaver, could be
worse, could be FRONTPAGE!
20:25:07 alicemercer -> I'm a caveperson, I still
prefer HTML code direct
20:26:35 davec0 -> don't say the evil frontpage word
20:26:54 davec0 -> (i code by hand too)
20:27:11 alicemercer -> I end up using it on my
blog alot still.
20:27:53 CathyE -> I have the most precious
photostory- got the idea from kathy shields-Click three bears
20:28:44 alicemercer -> Is that yours Cathy?
20:29:16 CathyE -> I helped one of my kindergarten
20:30:04 alicemercer -> How cute. I'll finish
listening when I'm off call.
20:30:19 alicemercer -> This is great.
20:31:15 alicemercer -> Lets share on the skypecast?
20:31:44 alicemercer -> I'd like to do that next,
can I nag you for info?
20:31:52 CathyE -> sure
20:33:46 alicemercer -> didn't get it in?
20:34:06 alicemercer -> Shot
20:34:09 alicemercer -> shoot
20:34:24 CathyE -> alice - I'm cevanoff in Skype
20:34:49 JohnSchinker -> Thanks everyone... have a
20:34:51 alicemercer -> Send this up, it's good
20:35:03 alicemercer -> Bye, John, the link Cathy
sent is great!
20:35:09 alicemercer -> Nice with kinders!
20:35:58 alicemercer -> gotta go!
20:36:16 CathyE -> have a good week