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Women of Web 2.0, Show 70, welcomes you to the gaming show. Join us as Sharon, Vicki and Cheryl interview Karl Kapp, Karl M. Kapp, Ed.D., CFPIM, CIRM / Assistant Director, Institute for Interactive Technologies / Professor of Instructional Technology / Bloomsburg University. The chat has many great gaming links and developments as the show proceeds.

The delicious links: http://del.icio.us/Wow2.0#2008-04-08

The CHAT!!!!

20:34:07 cheryloakes wow2.0 -> -EdTechTalk: spending time getting ready, off to get my ethernet cords

20:37:45 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: Is alice done?

20:53:12 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: Is there a show tonight?

21:00:47 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: Hi sendkathy

21:02:00 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: hello, just getting out of the weeds.

21:02:26 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: Hello

21:03:01 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Hi all

21:03:29 ColleenK -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Everyone!

21:03:36 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: www.pewresearch.org/interactive

21:04:19 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Jen did a great job of keeping us up to date from her conference via Twitter :-)

21:04:33 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: my wow of the week, www.pewresearch.org/interactive,, take the internet typology survey

21:04:44 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: hi everyone

21:05:11 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded%20/h1wOy11UM4MTlxNuBB5gBk0MZvteE4%20Pm

21:05:13 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: hello to all out in the chat room, welcome and thanks for hanging in while I found my internet, lost firefox and whew!

21:05:16 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Brrrr--80 degrees here in Phoenix :-)

21:05:33 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: oh thanks peggyg, brr

21:05:35 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.scribd.com/doc/2215188/Youth-With-Video-Proposal

21:05:41 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: Snow melting in Maine YAY!

21:05:58 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: hey wicked, is this Jeff alias

21:06:07 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: That link gave an error-can you try again? or is it just me?

21:06:28 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: http://ndisafunda.blogspot.com/

21:06:29 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I think I have the link some where

21:06:35 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: hang in peggy,

21:06:36 tkidd132 -> -EdTechTalk: Good Evening All

21:06:37 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: Yeah, this is Jeff

21:06:42 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: http://angela-in-africa.blogspot.com/

21:06:47 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: great handle, Jeff.

21:06:50 Kern -> -EdTechTalk: Hey Jeff - WDL

21:06:54 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: Hi tkidd132!

21:06:57 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: It's my podcast name.

21:07:00 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: Hey Kern

21:07:01 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Kern

21:07:10 Kern -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Cheryl

21:07:31 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: Vicki - http://draft.blogger.com -- 2 Diigo Groups - http://groups.diigo.com/groups/educators and http://groups.diigo.com/groups/twitter-freaks - point out the tag dictionary feature. Really cool -- when you send it to the group.

21:07:48 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: http://wickeddecentlearning.blogspot.com if people want to check it out

21:08:08 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: thanks Jeff, anyone else have a blog to share? please post your address.

21:08:27 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: I capture the chat and post it by Thur. along with the podcast.

21:08:43 tkidd132 -> -EdTechTalk: Hello There Cheryl

21:08:43 tkidd132 -> -EdTechTalk: Is this just starting ?

21:09:23 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Another group I really like on Diigo is EduStreams-posting video streams that have been archived. I added the Cool Tool Duel to the links there.

21:09:31 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: Hello alice, cheriT, colettec, colleenK , durff, peggy, send kathy!, shaun, sue roseman, wicked, thanks for being here

21:09:31 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: @tkidd Are you from Geeked?

21:09:47 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: HI folks, nice to see you here tonight....

21:10:18 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: Hey dbraagg, james.sigler, Rob!

21:10:27 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: Hi everyone! Feel like I've been off the grid for awhile!

21:10:30 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: Hi everybody

21:10:41 Kern -> -EdTechTalk: Hey Alice!

21:10:45 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: Alice congrats for the mention with Wes' blog.

21:10:49 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: Hey Alice

21:10:50 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: ok cheryl I took the survey at pew and my type is male, young and ethnically civerse median age is 28- where does that leave me.. lol

21:10:55 ColleenK -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Alice. The NE meetup is finally here.

21:11:04 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: And you Cheryl

21:11:08 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Jeff B

21:11:15 DBragg -> -EdTechTalk: hi cheryl

21:11:16 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: @alice was that you ustreaming eariler?

21:11:19 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: Colleen Looking forward to seeing you this weekend!

21:11:23 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: Me too Susan, omnivore, right?

21:11:26 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: hi jim!

21:11:30 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: yes

21:11:36 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Lesley,

21:11:38 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: I love middle school

21:11:47 jgates513 -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Lisa :-)

21:11:53 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: cheryl are we really 28 yr old males deep inside?

21:11:57 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: If you want to send links to the horizon project - http://groups.diigo.com/groups/horizon-project-2008

21:12:08 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: @Jmes.Sigler No it was AliceMercer

21:12:10 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: At heart I think!

21:12:11 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: @Susan - lol -- nothing male about me!

21:12:20 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: @kern -- Hey!

21:12:24 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: lol vicki

21:12:35 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: @Durff -- Going well on my book -- I want to chat offline w/ you later.

21:12:38 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: grading while listening

21:12:41 Kern -> -EdTechTalk: Hey there Vicki!

21:12:45 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: Oh, I was sorry I lost the stream

21:12:49 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: ok vicki

21:13:15 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: ok who's typing?

21:13:16 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: hi jgates513, maureen,

21:13:23 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: we just muted

21:13:29 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: ;)

21:13:35 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Link for Karl's book?

21:13:38 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: What a great way to add rocket fuel to learning

21:13:39 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: that was supposed to be a wink

21:13:45 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: just a sec

21:13:48 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: i like the wink

21:13:53 Maureen/bcdtech -> -EdTechTalk: Hi all

21:13:59 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.gadgetsgamesandgizmos.com/

21:14:03 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: ;)

21:14:10 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: turning a toy into a tool by adding an objective :)

21:14:14 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks Vicki!

21:14:29 kkapp -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.dimdim.com/ (web-based open source service where you can share your desktop, show slides, collaborate, chat, talk and broadcast via webcam with absolutely no download required for attendees.)

21:14:45 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: I love a guest who puts his own wow links in

21:15:05 jgates513 -> -EdTechTalk: *i'm a Bloomsburg master's grad* - ih Dr Kapp

21:15:13 kkapp -> -EdTechTalk: cool!

21:15:28 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: welcome jgates513,

21:15:51 ColetteC -> -EdTechTalk: fun tech toys <--- a great reason why i teach technology

21:16:12 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks for DimDim-just signed up for Beta invitation :-)

21:16:26 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: I just signed up for dim dim too!

21:16:32 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: peggyg, how many can you invite?

21:16:37 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Need to change my color :-)

21:16:57 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: It just gave me a message that they would be in touch with me via email

21:17:01 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks for reminding me Peggy

21:17:19 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: [b]i claim purple

21:17:25 jgates513 -> -EdTechTalk: vicki - I used to play the Hobbit text adventure on the Commodore 64. I loved IT, too!

21:17:32 Kern -> -EdTechTalk: Zork!!

21:17:41 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: and Pacman :-)

21:17:47 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: tetris

21:18:08 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: Donkey kong on Atari

21:18:15 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I wasn't good at the OLD games and I'm not good at the new games either :-(

21:18:18 ColetteC -> -EdTechTalk: tetris addict

21:18:19 jgates513 -> -EdTechTalk: the Myst games are my current favorites

21:18:30 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: Karl's site with games and gadgets http://karlkapp.com/game%20products.html

21:18:37 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: i had 4th graders go to a game today and refused to tell them the rules

21:18:39 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: Kangaroo from Atari was Great!

21:18:41 ColetteC -> -EdTechTalk: Myst was too hard - i had to cheat

21:18:49 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: it took them 3 seconds

21:18:51 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: Embarrassed about how many of those games and gadgets we own in our household!

21:19:04 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: in the attic?

21:19:10 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: What do "cheat codes" tell us about learning and games?

21:19:19 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: durff, did they engage once you didn't tell them?

21:19:24 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: collaboration works

21:19:33 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: I tried MMORPGs like World of Warcraft

21:19:37 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: Myst one of the games I likes. Matybe it's why I like SL

21:19:38 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: my son makes an art of finding the cheats

21:19:40 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: yup cheryl

21:19:41 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: It is way addictive

21:19:46 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: Jeff, WDL, that kids will read when there is purpose!! :-)

21:19:50 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: they didn't even blink

21:19:50 jgates513 -> -EdTechTalk: lisa, have you seen the web games that are like that? they don't tell you the rules nor the object. Great fun

21:19:53 Kern -> -EdTechTalk: Club Penguin

21:20:06 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: exactly

21:20:09 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: I'm playing travian right now. Great learning game www.travian.com

21:20:16 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: I bet Durff, just jumped in.

21:20:19 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: 6th grade does Club pengui9n

21:20:22 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: Lol Cheryl!

21:20:25 ColetteC -> -EdTechTalk: did anyone play loderunner - first game i loved where you built your own levels

21:20:32 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: Dungeon game - I playd as a kid- http://thcnet.net/zork

21:20:36 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: hello hshawjr, srenatee, hello

21:20:38 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I was amazed at how my 6 year old grandson navigated successfully on Runescape--but he couldn't teach me how. :-)

21:20:43 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Lorna, just saw you

21:20:51 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: Hey hshawjr!

21:20:55 hshawjr -> -EdTechTalk: AD&D great game

21:20:59 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: I was semi-addicted to Age of Mythology..... loved it.... but had to put aside when it came time to focus and finish my course work and finish writing the thesis

21:21:05 Kern -> -EdTechTalk: into Portal now

21:21:09 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: Should we use games that include fighting and shooting things?

21:21:19 hshawjr -> -EdTechTalk: WDL hows it going?

21:21:37 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: hshawjr Good here you?

21:21:44 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: shooter games are not what adults think they are

21:22:00 hshawjr -> -EdTechTalk: Now that day @ school is over, tought day

21:22:06 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: @hshawjr I played AD&D the analog version

21:22:10 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: Students at our school are in the process of publishing a list of which games are OK to use during break and study hall. Teachers scared!

21:22:11 jgates513 -> -EdTechTalk: will educators pay for good games for the classropopm? we're a tight bunch, y know

21:22:14 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: That's an interesting point about the game elements repeating over and over

21:22:42 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: welcome mjsk, allears

21:22:42 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: @AliceBarr, Us too. freerice.com made our "accepted" list

21:22:44 hshawjr -> -EdTechTalk: @James.Sigler - Play PNP and now play NWN2

21:22:46 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: alice will that list be on the web?

21:22:53 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Does Karl's book address how to create these games?

21:23:11 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: gamemaker

21:23:16 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: @wicked Yes that one is on our list. It's so interesting to see where this will go!

21:23:18 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: World math day - http://www.worldmathsday.com/

21:23:24 jgates513 -> -EdTechTalk: anyone remember the old Spellevator game for the Apple IIgs?

21:23:26 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: @peggy - he gives tons of examples

21:23:32 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: Also freeflour.com

21:23:36 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: I wish every textbook company would buy.

21:23:43 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: Share your best gaming sites.

21:23:48 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: OO don't know that one!

21:24:17 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: I don't know if it's charity based like free rice but it seems to be, more geography oreinted questions

21:24:31 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: @Wicked Thanks. Sending it to team now

21:24:51 mjsk -> -EdTechTalk: do you really think most kids have friends all over the world? I would say less than 30%

21:25:01 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: Some links to game sites that are cool - http://www.diigo.com/user/coolcatteacher/games

21:25:09 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: Alice, I'd love to see what's on your High School's list

21:25:29 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: if you want to see what kind of internet user you are, take the quiz at http://www.pewresearch.org/interactive

21:25:31 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: Developing games http://www.seriousgamesresearch.com/

21:25:38 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: wicked, hang on let me see if I have it

21:25:53 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: hi kathy

21:25:57 sendkathy -> -EdTechTalk: hi

21:25:58 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: I love http://www.funbrain.com/ for elementary kids

21:26:02 sendkathy -> -EdTechTalk: I'm on spring break

21:26:07 jgates513 -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.powerupthegame.org/home.html

21:26:25 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: lucky you send kathy, enjoy your break! miss you

21:26:27 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: bonus.com is like funbrain

21:26:35 ColleenK -> -EdTechTalk: http://schooltimegames.com is good for upper elem and middle school students

21:26:54 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: You can build your own games at http://www.classtools.net/

21:26:58 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: is funbrain free?

21:27:00 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: 6th grade liked that one Jim

21:27:20 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: I remember how many skills I learned from non-tech games as a child

21:27:25 sendkathy -> -EdTechTalk: thanks cheryl actually I just got back from visiting my parents in Savannah so, no I can organize my socks

21:27:29 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: cards, monopoly, etc...

21:27:31 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: i have not seen that list colleen

21:27:41 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: here is a good game site http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com

21:27:50 jgates513 -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.techlearning.com/showArticle.php?articleID=196604471 - interesting article about games in education

21:27:50 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: hello nedra

21:28:08 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: Excessive video game playing numbs the brain according to MRIs

21:28:27 Nedra -> -EdTechTalk: hi cheryl

21:28:28 hshawjr -> -EdTechTalk: We used to play heroic fantasy - using paper n pencil and our imagination

21:28:56 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: http://hotpot.uvic.ca/

21:29:04 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: @WickedDL Look at your private message I put them there

21:29:05 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: www.alice.org

21:29:26 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: @Vicki- what a great idea!

21:29:33 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: Great idea to have students create academic review games

21:29:38 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.twilightsoftware.com/

21:30:01 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.realmcrafter.com/catalog/information.php?info_id=6

21:30:19 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: Alice, I didn't seem to get it, can you send it again?

21:30:34 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.clickteam.info/

21:30:36 jgates513 -> -EdTechTalk: http://playkidsgames.com/

21:31:12 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: The skills of creating a game - lots of higher order thinking skills

21:32:03 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: but sharon - higher order when the kids do it

21:32:03 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: Jeapordy PPT templates available online

21:32:14 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: I like the idea of kids creating literary worlds using the realmcrafter

21:32:14 Kern -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.dimenxian.com - cool math video game

21:32:27 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: Gamemaker

21:33:08 ColleenK -> -EdTechTalk: @Kern Have you played Dimenxian to the end?

21:33:10 cfoote -> -EdTechTalk: phew, took me awhile to get in here.

21:33:13 cfoote -> -EdTechTalk: not working on IE

21:33:24 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: I think I am going to have the Student Tech team listen to this and decide what games they want to add...

21:33:26 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: FF?

21:33:37 cfoote -> -EdTechTalk: @durff yep, using ff now

21:33:40 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: So many great links! Thanks

21:33:42 hshawjr -> -EdTechTalk: Played "Life" with student today

21:33:44 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: Here's a link to several PowerPoint game templates

21:33:46 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.murray.k12.ga.us/teacher/kara%20leonard/Mini%20T%27s/March%20... great site for game templates

21:34:02 Kern -> -EdTechTalk: I've played it for a while - never finished it :(

21:34:25 hshawjr -> -EdTechTalk: Wicked could you put that link out again?

21:34:43 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: It's the one Cheryl put up

21:34:50 ColleenK -> -EdTechTalk: @Kern I can't get through it but I'm video game challenged, I think.

21:34:51 hshawjr -> -EdTechTalk: okay

21:34:58 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: Jeff, you and I are on the same wave length!

21:34:59 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: game development software - costs $ - http://www.immersiveeducation.com

21:35:06 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: I know... wierd

21:35:07 Kern -> -EdTechTalk: :D

21:35:30 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: http://msit.bloomu.edu/hmgee/GamerRater/GamerRater.html

21:35:48 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: I was trying to get a tinyurl up for it but I didn't get to it fast enough

21:35:53 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Carolyn, did n't see you pop in.

21:36:05 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: Gazillionaire is a great trading game - http://www.lavamind.com/gaz.html

21:36:32 hshawjr -> -EdTechTalk: How about Second Life?

21:36:40 cfoote -> -EdTechTalk: What is the book that he is discussing? i was late

21:36:59 hshawjr -> -EdTechTalk: Been wanting to try, but no time to learn and kind of intimidated

21:37:03 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: It is Karl's book that he wrote.

21:37:20 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.gadgetsgamesandgizmos.com/

21:37:23 cfoote -> -EdTechTalk: thanks Vicki.

21:37:23 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: Karl Kapp

21:37:25 jgates513 -> -EdTechTalk: isn't it something how much time and energy and money is spent filtering out games - because the teachers get tired of chasing kids off the game sites? so, the category is blocked - also blocking the good games

21:37:51 cfoote -> -EdTechTalk: there's some good posts on that topic Vicki on the Education Business Blog by Lee Wilson

21:37:56 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: http://karlkapp.com/index.htm

21:38:01 sendkathy -> -EdTechTalk: I think he is so right, when games become component-based that can easily be manipulated by average users then they will become better teaching tools

21:38:03 ColetteC -> -EdTechTalk: @hshawjr SL not appropriate to use with student - TeenSL is only for teens

21:38:20 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: will you be posting all of these links from the chat on the delicious bookmarks for today? For some reason my browser stopped linking from chat window

21:38:36 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: yes, Peggy - will work on that

21:38:42 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: MMORPG on Google Earth http://www.gearthhacks.com/gemmo/

21:38:45 hshawjr -> -EdTechTalk: @ColetteC - thanks still learning what is :D

21:38:55 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: we were just saying tonight.... time to move to diigo?

21:39:08 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: Peggy, not just you, but I can't link in chat room. We will try and collect all these. But the chat and podcast will be published by Thurs.

21:39:29 ColleenK -> -EdTechTalk: @hshawjr I don't think of Second Life as a game - more like a 3D environment to explore and meet others.

21:39:31 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: You can still stay on delicious and go to Diigo--save bookmarks in both places with one click

21:39:37 ColetteC -> -EdTechTalk: @sharonp you can post to diigo and it will also post on delicious if you set it up

21:39:39 Kern -> -EdTechTalk: Instead of SL for students I'm pulling for http://edugrids.org

21:39:59 hshawjr -> -EdTechTalk: @colleenK - only been there once and really didn't know what was going on;.

21:40:22 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: That is so sad about the wasted money on textbooks!

21:40:31 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: our state is talking about requiring textbook companies to have an electronic format.

21:40:34 kkapp -> -EdTechTalk: yes it is sad

21:40:40 ColleenK -> -EdTechTalk: @Kern I'm watching that one, too.

21:40:47 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: How do educators get on the Teen Grid in SL?

21:40:54 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: text books are REALLY expensive

21:41:09 ColetteC -> -EdTechTalk: @peggyg you have to apply

21:41:14 Kern -> -EdTechTalk: @peggyg you are stuck on an island

21:41:20 ColleenK -> -EdTechTalk: @PeggyG It's a process. Need to apply and get a background check.

21:41:20 jgates513 -> -EdTechTalk: maybe buy books by the chapters that you want

21:41:22 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: Games here - http://nobelprize.org/

21:41:25 hshawjr -> -EdTechTalk: talking History co-teacher to use web vs buying new text

21:41:30 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: I want to be able to customize my own book.

21:41:32 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: Textbook monopoly is political and $

21:41:34 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: middle school, nobel prize website, nobelprize.org understanding plastic, alloys

21:41:41 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: Anyone heard of the "customizable" text book where the teacher picks the content from the list of options

21:41:48 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: times attack, elementary multiplication for kids

21:41:48 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: You should see the article I wrote for their newsletter today.

21:41:53 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: I'll share it soon.

21:41:57 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: @ColleenK-thanks--I was wondering if there was a background check on the adults :-) That's reassuring.

21:41:59 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: Kind of "buffet style" learning/teaching

21:42:06 kkapp -> -EdTechTalk: http://3dlanguage.net/cms/

21:42:13 hshawjr -> -EdTechTalk: @Wicked - No haven't heard that one, would like to know more

21:42:28 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: high school spanish gadgetsgamesandgizmos.com 3Dlanguage, speak spanish into the game and evaluates your conversation

21:42:42 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: My grandson loved TimezAttack to learn his multiplication facts.

21:42:56 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: thanks peggy for the spelling

21:43:29 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: He never seemed to tire of it and kept playing over and over--much more than he would have with a worksheet :-)

21:44:19 ColleenK -> -EdTechTalk: Dimenxian

21:44:52 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: http://edugrids.org Kern Kelley mentioned this site.

21:45:18 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: SL not appropriate for under age 18

21:45:20 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: edugrids is run on opensim?

21:45:22 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: How do you balance the amount of time spent on games with everything else in the classroom?

21:45:26 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: Anybody heard of ARGs? "Alternate Reality Games?"

21:45:41 Kern -> -EdTechTalk: @sharonp yes, I'm hoping to use it for a history class next year

21:45:45 ColleenK -> -EdTechTalk: @sharonp Yes about edugrids

21:46:16 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: hi juwolf43, welcome

21:46:17 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: very cool, are you running opensim on your own server or do the edugrids people have a dedicated server?

21:46:56 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: Games in education needs to be short enough to be used in a classroom and still extended later is desired

21:46:59 ColleenK -> -EdTechTalk: @sharonp I believe it's still in development

21:47:13 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: @Wicked coming to you.

21:47:50 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: @mrmoses - Welcome Glen!

21:48:01 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Are Alternate Reality Games designed for schools?

21:48:42 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: I don't think there are many ARGs designed for schools but I know of one

21:48:45 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: I've never heard of ARG

21:48:46 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: the hardest thing is to teach the adults to stop banning the technology

21:48:49 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: I bought a gps unit just to get into geocaching

21:49:08 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: as soon as it is banned it becomes a problem

21:49:11 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: there are geocaches everywhere

21:49:14 ColetteC -> -EdTechTalk: geocaching is so fun!

21:49:20 mrmosesdotorg -> -EdTechTalk: @sharonp - hi :) happpy to be here

21:49:26 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: when it is not an issue it is not a problem

21:49:34 hshawjr -> -EdTechTalk: if you don't understand it, scared by it avoid it as my 65+ fathers says

21:49:42 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: i don't get it

21:49:44 mrmosesdotorg -> -EdTechTalk: I just went to as session on ARGs

21:49:44 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: @sharonp how do you use a gps with geocaches? Have you blogged about it?

21:49:56 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: durff, our filters at school work really well with proxies that the kids find:-)

21:50:01 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: my parents geocache at 82 and 72!

21:50:02 ColetteC -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.geocaching.com/

21:50:11 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: sweet, sheila

21:50:18 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: ther is quite a geocaching community

21:50:19 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: hi congerjan, hello

21:50:21 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: or the kids set up proxies

21:50:28 mrmosesdotorg -> -EdTechTalk: it was as simple as making certian letters on a webpage students went to bold and leading students that see the clues somewhere

21:50:33 mrmosesdotorg -> -EdTechTalk: it was pretty cool

21:50:37 hshawjr -> -EdTechTalk: @sheila - cool my father puts his finger up to the wind and say go this way ;)

21:50:51 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: geocachers- have you used travel bugs in the classroom? It's great!

21:50:59 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: Here's a simple ARG designed by a teacher for his students http://www2.svsd.net/~lions/hexagon/

21:51:08 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: @ColetteC Thanks-I need to learn about that. Just got a new GPS and had no idea you could use it with online projects

21:51:25 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: Geocaching and google earth!

21:51:26 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: thanks for t hese great links, Jeff.

21:51:30 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: I use it

21:51:44 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: Shelia, what age group!

21:51:50 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: middle school

21:51:58 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: that is because there is no separation btwn online and offline

21:52:01 ColetteC -> -EdTechTalk: I haven't used travel bugs yet - but will start soon

21:52:07 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: I have a teacher starting with her middle schoolers.

21:52:09 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: only with adults

21:52:17 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: I think there is a lot of potential there for geocaching in education

21:52:57 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: Yes!

21:52:59 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: We have a travel bug that started in Antarctica and is now in the UK. People have been good about sending photos and descriptions of the areas.

21:53:12 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: That would be a fascinating show-who would you invite as your guest? geocaching

21:53:23 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: that sounds like fun. Shelia, do you have a webpage?

21:53:28 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: I haven't really seen the educational potential of geocaching

21:53:30 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: I don't know @PeggyG -- lets find some teachers who are geocaching and bring them on.

21:53:36 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: Anyone here geocaching?

21:53:50 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: and want to be on a show?

21:53:51 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Yes, teachers would be the best!

21:53:57 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: no - have a how to on it?

21:54:04 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: @cheryloakes - just minimal; but have some for teacher workshops.

21:54:20 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: I taught a student w/ Asburgers

21:54:28 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: I think I mispelled it.

21:54:32 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: I'd be happy to share what I do.

21:54:41 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: am related to some young people with Aspergers

21:54:41 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: Aspergers

21:54:44 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: aspergers

21:54:59 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: geocaching must be one of those things you have to expereince

21:55:48 kkapp -> -EdTechTalk: Asperger's syndrome

21:56:00 congerjan -> -EdTechTalk: I was an aide to a student with Aspergers... was a computer whiz...

21:56:02 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: w/ Aspergers...what a great idea!

21:56:08 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: try and convince parents of that

21:56:31 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: wow

21:56:42 ColetteC -> -EdTechTalk: @vicki I have a name for you for geocaching:

21:56:42 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: morning meeting was controversial when i did it

21:56:43 kkapp -> -EdTechTalk: true, parents can be an obstacle

21:56:48 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Just saw a feature story on a young woman with autism who told how she was able to function on Second Life--it was amazing!

21:56:48 ColetteC -> -EdTechTalk: Eva LaMar

21:56:53 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: I have a friend whose son has Aspergers

21:57:11 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: Peggy, that is a great story.

21:57:16 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I think I saw the show on 60 minutes--not sure

21:57:33 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: neat

21:57:34 ColetteC -> -EdTechTalk: Geocaching resources from Eva LaMar http://www.evalamar.com/GPS/index.htm

21:57:45 congerjan -> -EdTechTalk: Wow... Asperger parents may be more receptive than you think because they would be able to see te "practice" aspect... and it is safer to try it on Second Life

21:57:56 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: don't miss the chat and podcast on Thurs. at edtechtalk.com/womenofweb2

21:58:07 allears -> -EdTechTalk: Project Spectrum on Google talks about using sketch up with kids with autism

21:58:17 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: WE shared a LOT of links tonight - definitely worth revisiting

21:58:33 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: We need an educational SL - Education Life?

21:58:35 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: Can't wait to share this with students Thanks all of you!

21:59:00 ffoxworth -> -EdTechTalk: I was a late arriver. Is there a way to save or collect the links?

21:59:01 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: What? a WOW2 chat on Thursday???

21:59:06 mrmosesdotorg -> -EdTechTalk: If I could ever get off of Beginner's Island I could check some of this stuff out.

21:59:12 kkapp -> -EdTechTalk: www.gadgetsgamesandgizmos.com

21:59:18 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: A virtual 3D textbook!

21:59:18 mrmosesdotorg -> -EdTechTalk: What does it say that I'm horrible at Second Life?

21:59:21 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: Hi, I post the chat and podcast on Thursday at edtechtalk.com

21:59:51 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: @mrmoses Takes time to learn SL

21:59:57 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Oh--thought it was a bonus show--I'll definitely be looking for the podcast and chat for tonight's show on Thursday :-)

22:00:01 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: SL is my summer vacation!

22:00:31 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: Hi jasonr, almost done.

22:00:39 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Karl is an amazing expert on educational games--I have a lot to learn and will definitely buy his book!

22:00:41 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: Wish our schools recognized the skills students are gaining from gaming more than what they do

22:00:42 mrmosesdotorg -> -EdTechTalk: I'd love to, but can't get the volcano part on the Island to play nice . Really, I've tried. A lot.

22:00:45 JasonR -> -EdTechTalk: no worries

22:00:49 JasonR -> -EdTechTalk: sorry i missed most

22:01:30 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: Cheryl rocks - she has been getting that podcast up on the site in record times recently!

22:01:33 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I'm so glad Karl decided to write a book about this!

22:01:42 ColetteC -> -EdTechTalk: @mrmoses check out SLED - SL educators website

22:01:46 kkapp -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks and thank you to everyone

22:01:49 kkapp -> -EdTechTalk: you've been great

22:02:00 mrmosesdotorg -> -EdTechTalk: this has been great. Sorry I got in late.

22:02:05 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: Lucy Gray is our guest next week

22:02:09 sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: so excited !

22:02:09 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: Karl is doing GREAT work!

22:02:13 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: Great show

22:02:14 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Awesome show!!! Thank you all!

22:02:17 ColleenK -> -EdTechTalk: This was a great show! Thank you.

22:02:25 jgates513 -> -EdTechTalk: great show!

22:02:26 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: getting late and falling asleep....

22:02:33 Durff -> -EdTechTalk: nite

22:02:34 Nedra -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks everyone great job!

22:02:36 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: Thank you so much!

22:02:39 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks so much!

22:02:53 mrmosesdotorg -> -EdTechTalk: 'nite everybody

22:03:06 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: good night!! thanks so much for getting here.

22:03:15 Vicki Davis -> -EdTechTalk: http://horizonproject2008.wikispaces.com

22:03:18 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: Lucy Gray is on her way next week.

22:03:26 Kern -> -EdTechTalk: nite alllll

22:03:29 congerjan -> -EdTechTalk: night all... so glad I was finally able to get in...

22:03:31 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Good night all!

22:03:35 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: thanks for stopping by.

22:03:39 cheryloakes wow2 -> -EdTechTalk: over and out!

22:03:40 WickedDecentLearning -> -EdTechTalk: great show

22:04:47 sroseman -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks all great discussion

22:04:52 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: Glad I stopped by

22:05:03 James.Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: goodnight all



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