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WOW2 Show #91 with Elizabeth Helfant and the Darfur Video Project

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  • Length: 53:01 minutes (48.54 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 22kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Elizabeth Helfant shares the exciting Darfur Video Project that her school is undertaking. Jen Wagner, Cheri Toledo and Sharon Peters engage in a conversation with Elizabeth about integrated learning projects and tablet PCs in a high school setting.

2008-09-30 21:03:30 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: we are running a bit late
2008-09-30 21:03:35 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: just a teeny bit ----
2008-09-30 21:03:40 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: thank you for your patience!!!!!
2008-09-30 21:04:06 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: gave me time to ping
2008-09-30 21:04:19 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: hearing the end of the audio from Making Connections
2008-09-30 21:04:30 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: on EdTechTalk???
2008-09-30 21:04:36 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: on Stream A????
2008-09-30 21:04:41 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: ETT-A
2008-09-30 21:05:06 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: now I hear you
2008-09-30 21:05:19 [Message] LangLabCindy -> -EdTechTalk: not hearing any audio...am i doing something wrong?
2008-09-30 21:05:58 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: ETT A = good
2008-09-30 21:06:13 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: langlanb - click on the black icon
2008-09-30 21:06:24 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: good sound Durff --- you can hear??
2008-09-30 21:06:27 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: your computer will do the rest
2008-09-30 21:06:30 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: where is the game? Illinois?
2008-09-30 21:06:34 [Message] LangLabCindy -> -EdTechTalk: got it - thanks!
2008-09-30 21:06:37 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: yes jenw
2008-09-30 21:06:44 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: sounds good here
2008-09-30 21:06:57 [Message] sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: good! gotta work out the bugs for my new laptop
2008-09-30 21:07:00 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: water polo? i like that
2008-09-30 21:07:24 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: hi lori
2008-09-30 21:08:10 [Message] Lori A -> -EdTechTalk: hi
2008-09-30 21:08:15 [Message] Lori A -> -EdTechTalk: have to get headphones
2008-09-30 21:08:20 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Jen you're not in Illinois right now are you?
2008-09-30 21:08:56 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: http://brandon-hall.com/janetclarey/
2008-09-30 21:09:18 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.lessonslearned.edublogs.org/
2008-09-30 21:10:18 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: http://delicious.com/WOW2.0
2008-09-30 21:10:37 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: http://delicious.com/WOW2.0/wow2_20080930
2008-09-30 21:10:46 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~geoffo/humour/flattery.html
2008-09-30 21:11:22 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: hi derrall
2008-09-30 21:11:29 [Message] derrallg -> -EdTechTalk: hi mrsdurff
2008-09-30 21:11:31 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Love the flattery site! I feel better already!!! :-)
2008-09-30 21:11:33 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: hi loony
2008-09-30 21:11:54 [Message] loonyhiker -> -EdTechTalk: hi y'all! thx durff for putting the link in plurk
2008-09-30 21:12:25 [Message] loonyhiker -> -EdTechTalk: i'm in a hotel in va. and almost missed this show
2008-09-30 21:12:49 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: All Sharon's Links can be found here:  http://delicious.com/WOW2.0/wow2_20080930
2008-09-30 21:13:06 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: what are you doing there, loony?
2008-09-30 21:13:17 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: http://blog.core-ed.net/derek/2008/09/state-of-the-blogosphere-2008.html
2008-09-30 21:13:25 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: hi adina
2008-09-30 21:13:31 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: @loonyhiker you're amazing! so glad you could join us in your travels!
2008-09-30 21:13:32 [Message] adinasullivan -> -EdTechTalk: Hey Durff
2008-09-30 21:13:33 [Message] loonyhiker -> -EdTechTalk: i have a mtg. in arlington, va on Fri-Sun. so slowly heading that direction
2008-09-30 21:15:02 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: konrad's SLURL?
2008-09-30 21:15:14 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Sharon your voice is a bit soft-can you get closer to your mic?
2008-09-30 21:15:16 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: it is well worth looking at
2008-09-30 21:15:16 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: Here are our delicious links for tonight -- http://delicious.com/WOW2.0/wow2_20080930
2008-09-30 21:15:22 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: It is in the DELICIOUS LINK, Durff
2008-09-30 21:15:28 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: thanks
2008-09-30 21:15:55 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: he showed the classroom off during the unconference in SL
2008-09-30 21:16:24 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: hi deb
2008-09-30 21:16:32 [Message] dgoodman -> -EdTechTalk: hi durf
2008-09-30 21:16:37 [Message] derrallg -> -EdTechTalk: yeah Elizabeth
2008-09-30 21:16:43 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: http://helhttp://helcat.org/wordpress/cat.org/wordpress/
2008-09-30 21:16:50 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: http://helcat.org/wordpress/
2008-09-30 21:17:10 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: http://21cif.imsa.edu/rkit/newRkit/citation.html
2008-09-30 21:17:21 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: why those grades?
2008-09-30 21:17:44 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: http://services.alphaworks.ibm.com/manyeyes/home
2008-09-30 21:17:55 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: @ehelfant-your 1:1 project sounds so great and you have really done a fantastic job of rolling it out with your teachers!
2008-09-30 21:18:04 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.mikogo.com/Welcome.aspx
2008-09-30 21:19:45 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.elluminate.com/k12/
2008-09-30 21:19:46 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Many Eyes looks fantastic! can't wait to explore it!
2008-09-30 21:20:25 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: there are so many screen sharing tools! how do we know which ones are best?
2008-09-30 21:20:38 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: you can't peggy
2008-09-30 21:20:48 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: you just have to sift -- try a few - walk away from a few
2008-09-30 21:21:09 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: or you -- (smiles) I get overwhelmed
2008-09-30 21:21:11 [Message] cheri t -> -EdTechTalk: @Peggy - you can put out a Twit and ask what folks like
2008-09-30 21:21:17 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: they all have slightly different features so it's hard to choose!
2008-09-30 21:21:24 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: I think we dropped the call
2008-09-30 21:21:28 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: we will be right back
2008-09-30 21:21:39 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I just learned about Yugma for Skype this week and it looks great too!
2008-09-30 21:22:07 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: and I think we are back.............   :)
2008-09-30 21:22:33 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: yup call dropped
2008-09-30 21:22:43 [Message] derrallg -> -EdTechTalk: been there
2008-09-30 21:22:46 [Message] dgoodman -> -EdTechTalk: Oh no...
2008-09-30 21:22:47 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: Skype having a day
2008-09-30 21:22:52 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: we are back
2008-09-30 21:23:50 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.yugma.com/share_skype.php
2008-09-30 21:24:38 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: how wonderful to have class sizes of 18 students!
2008-09-30 21:24:43 [Message] sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: yes skype gremlins
2008-09-30 21:24:48 [Message] sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: am hardwired too
2008-09-30 21:25:03 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: tell us how you're developing your units with UBD
2008-09-30 21:25:31 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: http://wiki.micds.org/pub/Interdisciplinary_Units/Civilizations/Crops
2008-09-30 21:26:05 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Her civilizations unit is a fantastic example!
2008-09-30 21:27:29 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: how do the kids learn how to use all of those tools?
2008-09-30 21:28:28 [Message] dgoodman -> -EdTechTalk: cool sites shared tonight
2008-09-30 21:28:32 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: what a dream environment!!!!
2008-09-30 21:29:37 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: DyKnow sounds like a great system!
2008-09-30 21:29:45 [Message] tansmom -> -EdTechTalk: that's cool
2008-09-30 21:30:04 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: http://dyknow.com/
2008-09-30 21:30:26 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: how powerful for formative assessments!
2008-09-30 21:31:42 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: hi tansmom - hi colette
2008-09-30 21:31:55 [Message] ColetteC -> -EdTechTalk: hi durff
2008-09-30 21:32:00 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: and everyone else i missed
2008-09-30 21:32:00 [Message] tansmom -> -EdTechTalk: hey durff
2008-09-30 21:32:10 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: hi adecardy
2008-09-30 21:32:21 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: do the teachers teach their own students to use all of the tools?
2008-09-30 21:32:58 [Message] dgoodman -> -EdTechTalk: or do students teach each other
2008-09-30 21:33:38 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: you had him as a colearner? i AM drooling
2008-09-30 21:33:45 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: do they do one integrated unit a quarter/semester?
2008-09-30 21:34:04 [Message] LangLabCindy -> -EdTechTalk: elizabeth does amazing work with her teachers!  very inspiring!
2008-09-30 21:37:38 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: The State of Africa--sounds like a very helpful book for understanding Africa
2008-09-30 21:38:22 [Message] mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: fallingasleep - not because of convo but exhaustion - nite all
2008-09-30 21:38:23 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: http://thesudanproject.squarespace.com/  in case anyone missed this link at the beginning of the show
2008-09-30 21:40:26 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: could they combine their videos in VoiceThread?
2008-09-30 21:41:23 [Message] derrallg -> -EdTechTalk: How are the student experiences of watching Darfur video affecting them?
2008-09-30 21:42:09 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Great question derrallg!
2008-09-30 21:45:04 [Message] sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: War Dance is the name of the film - check it out on imdb
2008-09-30 21:45:22 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: how could the students not be impacted by the documentaries they create? Sounds like a powerful way to raise awareness and inspire them to want to take action
2008-09-30 21:45:37 [Message] sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: or wardance.org
2008-09-30 21:45:52 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: very pleased to know that our kids are NOT desensitized.   :)
2008-09-30 21:47:51 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: thanks for the link Sharon-can you view it online or do you need to purchase it?
2008-09-30 21:47:57 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: any ??? for Elizabeth??
2008-09-30 21:48:05 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: we did drop your derrallg....  :)
2008-09-30 21:48:09 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: anyone else???
2008-09-30 21:48:16 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: there have been several questions posted
2008-09-30 21:48:27 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: smiles, we dropped your ?? Derrallg -- as well as other questions in the chat
2008-09-30 21:48:50 [Message] derrallg -> -EdTechTalk: I was getting confused there
2008-09-30 21:49:18 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: having a hard time typing tonight   :)
2008-09-30 21:50:24 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: putting the videos on Voicethread would be a great way to get responses to the experience--could it go on Youth Voices?
2008-09-30 21:51:25 [Message] cheri t -> -EdTechTalk: @PeggyG - that's so true - voicethread is one of my favorite
2008-09-30 21:51:38 [Message] cheri t -> -EdTechTalk: it is so easy to use and can be so powerful
2008-09-30 21:51:47 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I really like the fact that you're doing a year-long project and really going in depth!
2008-09-30 21:52:32 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: great suggestion Sharon--a film festival :-)
2008-09-30 21:52:59 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: believe in them--they will produce something incredible!
2008-09-30 21:53:10 [Message] cheri t -> -EdTechTalk: and give them some power
2008-09-30 21:53:18 [Message] cheri t -> -EdTechTalk: they'll be empowered
2008-09-30 21:53:19 [Message] sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: If you want an example of the footage, check out the blip tv link that was put in earlier
2008-09-30 21:54:11 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I missed the blip.tv link--can you put it in again?
2008-09-30 21:55:06 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: how long does it take the teachers to develop their integrated units?
2008-09-30 21:55:07 [Message] ehelfant -> -EdTechTalk: http://blip.tv/file/1305223
2008-09-30 21:55:08 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: we will find it and add it to our deliciious account
2008-09-30 21:55:47 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: thanks!
2008-09-30 21:56:00 [Message] James Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: Hi, Been listening in without chat
2008-09-30 21:56:08 [Message] sharonp -> -EdTechTalk: Hi James
2008-09-30 21:56:14 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Hi James
2008-09-30 21:56:42 [Message] James Sigler -> -EdTechTalk: Is the topic about the Darfur project?
2008-09-30 21:56:52 [Message] dgoodman -> -EdTechTalk: anyone hearing voices in background
2008-09-30 21:56:58 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I'm definitely interested in following the project!
2008-09-30 21:57:25 [Message] derrallg -> -EdTechTalk: @dgoodman not I
2008-09-30 21:57:29 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: no voices for me--do you have something else open? like blip.tv?
2008-09-30 21:57:36 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: it is now in our delicious link
2008-09-30 21:57:48 [Message] dgoodman -> -EdTechTalk: @Peggy - yep, that would be it
2008-09-30 21:57:55 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: http://delicious.com/WOW2.0/wow2_20080930
2008-09-30 21:58:07 [Message] dgoodman -> -EdTechTalk: I always open the links so I can explore more after the show
2008-09-30 21:58:09 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: smile :-) happens to me all the time
2008-09-30 21:58:32 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: smiles -- I have the TV on very very low!!!
2008-09-30 21:58:35 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: very LOW 
2008-09-30 21:58:53 [Message] dgoodman -> -EdTechTalk: multi-tasking - trying to respond to participants in a class I'm teaching and listen in and explore some with the sites
2008-09-30 21:58:56 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: and MAC is talking to me too!!!
2008-09-30 21:59:08 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: learning by doing :-) great way to do it
2008-09-30 21:59:14 [Message] dgoodman -> -EdTechTalk: :)
2008-09-30 21:59:16 [Message] loonyhiker -> -EdTechTalk: wow, time has sure flown by
2008-09-30 21:59:46 [Message] dgoodman -> -EdTechTalk: oh my goodness, it is 10:00pm on the east coast
2008-09-30 21:59:48 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: this has been so inspirational! Thanks Elizabeth!
2008-09-30 22:00:06 [Message] ehelfant -> -EdTechTalk: thanks all - its really all the great teachers and admins i get to work with
2008-09-30 22:00:29 [Message] derrallg -> -EdTechTalk: That would be great to have Elizabeth back, want to hear more
2008-09-30 22:00:30 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: are you presenting on K12online conference?
2008-09-30 22:00:49 [Message] ehelfant -> -EdTechTalk: I'm listening to k12 Online
2008-09-30 22:00:57 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: who are you asking PEggy??
2008-09-30 22:01:09 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: asking Elizabeth
2008-09-30 22:01:14 [Message] JenWagner -> -EdTechTalk: ahhhhh thanks
2008-09-30 22:01:50 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: you have some outstanding guests and topics lined up!!!
2008-09-30 22:02:01 [Message] cheri t -> -EdTechTalk: thanks everyone - great questions
2008-09-30 22:02:01 [Message] ehelfant -> -EdTechTalk: night
2008-09-30 22:02:13 [Message] loonyhiker -> -EdTechTalk: thanks! bye y'all
2008-09-30 22:02:32 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Elizabeth-why don't you do a NotK12online presentation if you didn't submit to K12online?
2008-09-30 22:02:56 [Message] PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: thanks everyone!
2008-09-30 22:03:04 [Message] derrallg -> -EdTechTalk: good night great WOW 2 show as usual
2008-09-30 22:03:07 [Message] dgoodman -> -EdTechTalk: thahks and good night
2008-09-30 22:03:13 [Message] LangLabCindy -> -EdTechTalk: great show
2008-09-30 22:03:29 [Message] LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks everyone- great inspiration Elizabeth!
2008-09-30 22:06:32 [Message] teacherman79 -> -EdTechTalk: must be late...oops...
2008-09-30 22:07:34 [Message] teacherman79 -> -EdTechTalk: bye