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Conversations Episode 44

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  • Length: 65:38 minutes (30.05 MB)
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This week Maria Knee and Lisa Parisi discussed what summer vacation really means to educators.  We also moved into a discussion about the first days of school in an elementary classroom.  Sheila Adams was actually enjoying her vacation this week and did not join us for the show.

Chat:

2009-07-26 11:22:29  Sheryl : Hi Lisa!

2009-07-26 11:27:21  Lisa Parisi : Setting up now.  Audio will start in a couple of minutes.
2009-07-26 11:27:27  Lisa Parisi : Hello Mr Boyer.
2009-07-26 11:27:35  mrboyer : hello
2009-07-26 11:29:29  Lisa Parisi : Hello Jamie
2009-07-26 11:29:41  Lisa Parisi : Hello Cheri
2009-07-26 11:29:51  connect2jamie : Hi all! 
2009-07-26 11:30:04  Cheri T : Hi Lisa
2009-07-26 11:30:16  Cheri T : I only have a couple of minutes - off to church in a little while
2009-07-26 11:30:25  Cheri T : I just wanted to come by and say hi
2009-07-26 11:30:38  Lisa Parisi : Just coming by?  Not staying
2009-07-26 11:30:50  Cheri T : and thank everyone for sharing the link to my survey
2009-07-26 11:30:57  MariaK : Hi Cheri - I've already been to church - went early - what's your problem?:D 
2009-07-26 11:31:01  Cheri T : at 850 responses
2009-07-26 11:31:09  Cheri T : Hahahahaa Maria
2009-07-26 11:31:13  Cheri T : i slept in
2009-07-26 11:31:16  Cheri T : lazy bones
2009-07-26 11:31:17  Lisa Parisi : Stream is up and running on ETTA
2009-07-26 11:31:53  MariaK : no ustream today - will be a delay in ettA
2009-07-26 11:31:59  Lisa Parisi : Can anyone hear us in ETTA?
2009-07-26 11:32:00  Cheri T : I just checked again - it's actually 875
2009-07-26 11:32:03  Cheri T : yahoo
2009-07-26 11:32:27  Lisa Parisi : Hello @melynch
2009-07-26 11:32:29  Cheri T : i can hear you
2009-07-26 11:32:30  connect2jamie : yes--etta is p
2009-07-26 11:32:32  connect2jamie : ok
2009-07-26 11:32:33  melynch : hello
2009-07-26 11:32:48  connect2jamie : I can hear you!
2009-07-26 11:32:54  melynch : i don't hear anything but this is my first time here.
2009-07-26 11:32:57  Cheri T : i hear giggling again ... must be your group
2009-07-26 11:32:59  Lisa Parisi : Hello @aforgrave and @thegilch
2009-07-26 11:33:12  thegilch : hello!
2009-07-26 11:33:24  Lisa Parisi : @melynch Click on an icon under EdTechTalkA on the right side bar.
2009-07-26 11:33:29  aforgrave : good morning -- 
2009-07-26 11:33:36  connect2jamie : @melynch click on EdTechTalk A up at top right in blue bar
2009-07-26 11:33:37  Cheri T : i can't believe it's almost August
2009-07-26 11:34:01  Cheri T : riiiiiiiiight
2009-07-26 11:34:28  Cheri T : went on bike ride yesterday ... but only as a break from getting courses ready for Aug
2009-07-26 11:34:34  MariaK : What do you all do in the summer?
2009-07-26 11:34:40  Cheri T : @Lisa, you're echoing
2009-07-26 11:35:03  melynch : that worked Lisa thanks
2009-07-26 11:35:24  Lisa Parisi : Great
2009-07-26 11:36:17  Lisa Parisi : k12online.org
2009-07-26 11:36:23  connect2jamie : I'm still getting an echo w/ Lisa
2009-07-26 11:36:51  MariaK : http://k12onlineconference.org/
2009-07-26 11:37:22  Lisa Parisi : I'm working on the echo.
2009-07-26 11:37:34  colleenk : Hi Everyone!
2009-07-26 11:37:39  Lisa Parisi : Hello Colleen
2009-07-26 11:37:47  MariaK : http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=375
2009-07-26 11:38:51  Cheri T : what do elementary school teachers do on the first day of class?
2009-07-26 11:38:59  Cheri T : say k-2
2009-07-26 11:39:06  Cheri T : 3-4
2009-07-26 11:39:33  Cheri T : i can still hear the echo
2009-07-26 11:39:37  aforgrave : yes --- just opened another browser window to stop having to re-login ...
2009-07-26 11:39:37  Cheri T : hahaha
2009-07-26 11:39:41  Cheri T : gotta run in a short time
2009-07-26 11:39:44  Cheri T : :-)
2009-07-26 11:39:50  MariaK : working on that
2009-07-26 11:40:30  Cheri T : It is amazing - so much information, so many good examples and how-to's
2009-07-26 11:41:13  connect2jamie : K12Online is awesome! I've gone back to presentations there again and again. 
2009-07-26 11:41:39  connect2jamie : Synchronous events are cool too!
2009-07-26 11:42:19  Cheri T : I didn't like the orange
2009-07-26 11:42:45  Cheri T : oh, that's better ;) 
2009-07-26 11:43:01  connect2jamie : I always forget to change my color! Colors are so much more fun!
2009-07-26 11:43:21  Lisa Parisi : You look much better in green Cheri. ;)
2009-07-26 11:43:33  Cheri T : It's all good - plus it gives everyone an opportunity to present
2009-07-26 11:43:39  Lisa Parisi : Peggy what is happening?
2009-07-26 11:43:41  Cheri T : it brings out the color of my eyes
2009-07-26 11:43:45  Lisa Parisi : LOL
2009-07-26 11:43:50  melynch : how do you change colors
2009-07-26 11:44:02  connect2jamie : @Cheri :D 
2009-07-26 11:44:08  Lisa Parisi : Click on the color palate on the bottom, melynch
2009-07-26 11:44:16  Cheri T : @melynch - click on the palette tool on the left bottom
2009-07-26 11:44:30  Cheri T : next to b for bold
2009-07-26 11:44:37  Lisa Parisi : Palette...knew that didn't look right
2009-07-26 11:45:00  melynch : thanks again lisa - I met you at NECC09 I am Mary Ellen
2009-07-26 11:45:07  Lisa Parisi : Hello Mary Ellen
2009-07-26 11:45:16  Lisa Parisi : So glad you are here today.
2009-07-26 11:45:22  melynch : me too
2009-07-26 11:45:40  melynch : i've been learning a lot this summer, too
2009-07-26 11:47:16  Cheri T : I've gotta run, I'll listen to the archive for the answer to my question - bye all
2009-07-26 11:47:31  Lisa Parisi : Bye Cheri.  Enjoy the day.
2009-07-26 11:47:41  Cheri T : I'll be sending it out on Twitter too ;-)
2009-07-26 11:49:01  wbasinger : What is BLC?
2009-07-26 11:49:09  melynch : what is BLC?
2009-07-26 11:49:46  colleenk : BLC is a conference put on by Alan November.
2009-07-26 11:49:57  colleenk : Building Learning Communities
2009-07-26 11:49:58  aforgrave : http://novemberlearning.com/blc/
2009-07-26 11:50:10  Lisa Parisi : Thank you.  Can't seem to get a link in here today.                                                                                                
2009-07-26 11:50:24  melynch : thanks
2009-07-26 11:50:47  aforgrave : copy/paste didn't seem to work ...
2009-07-26 11:51:07  melynch : how can you tell who is talking?  I recognize when Lisa speaks.
2009-07-26 11:51:20  MariaK : this is maria the other speaker
2009-07-26 11:51:28  melynch : hi Maria
2009-07-26 11:51:51  MariaK : hello Mary ellen
2009-07-26 11:52:08  Lisa Parisi : ANyone want in on the call?
2009-07-26 11:52:16  melynch : This is great... do you meet here every sunday morning?
2009-07-26 11:52:32  melynch : hi Spedteacher
2009-07-26 11:52:33  Lisa Parisi : Well, during the year yes...summer is week by week
2009-07-26 11:52:37  Lisa Parisi : Hi Spedteacher
2009-07-26 11:56:20  connect2jamie : That is a wonderful way to start kinder, Marie! 
2009-07-26 11:59:18  wbasinger : The current speaker has a wierd echo when she speaks.
2009-07-26 11:59:38  Lisa Parisi : I'm sorry about the echo.  I don't hear it so I can't figure out how to fix it.
2009-07-26 12:00:00  connect2jamie : oops! Gotta go! Thanks Lisa and Marie! 
2009-07-26 12:00:12  Lisa Parisi : Bye Jamie
2009-07-26 12:01:04  spedteacher : sorry for coming and going so often; browser problems. Firefox 3.5 keeps crashing on this site.
2009-07-26 12:02:07  colleenk : Company has arrived. Will listen to the rest later. Thanks!
2009-07-26 12:02:13  Lisa Parisi : Bye Colleen
2009-07-26 12:03:13  loonyhiker : sorry i am late 
2009-07-26 12:03:22  wbasinger : Do you use mind mapping software when the students brainstorm?
2009-07-26 12:03:22  Lisa Parisi : It's okay, Pat.  Welcome
2009-07-26 12:04:24  aforgrave : chartpaper?
2009-07-26 12:05:03  MariaK : big pieces of paper - so we can read it as a class
2009-07-26 12:05:10  wbasinger : Sometimes I use mind miester.  I sometimes have a student do the typing or the facilitating of the brainstorming session to help make it work.
2009-07-26 12:07:29  loonyhiker : Our teachers go back on Aug 13
2009-07-26 12:10:10  MariaK : We won't be back in the classroom by then but I'll be at school by then setting up and working with teachers
2009-07-26 12:12:51  Lisa Parisi : One more time...does anyone want to join in the skype chat?
2009-07-26 12:15:10  aforgrave : everyone knows learning (for students AND teachers!) only takes place 10 months of the year -- when they're at school .. right?
2009-07-26 12:15:26  Lisa Parisi : of course. ;)
2009-07-26 12:15:49  loonyhiker : of course cuz we don't have a "real job" 
2009-07-26 12:15:57  Lisa Parisi : only part time job
2009-07-26 12:18:06  loonyhiker : i enjoyed flagstaff 
2009-07-26 12:20:22  melynch : @Maria can I follow you on twitter - I teach grade1/2 (we loop and they will be grade 2 this year.
apr4ovechar los invito ea un ciclo videoconferenciias gratis que inician este miercoles
2009-07-26 12:23:05  MariaK : @melynch Surely - would love the follow-please do.
2009-07-26 12:23:14  MariaK : I'm MariaK
2009-07-26 12:23:20  melynch : thanks
2009-07-26 12:25:40  Tracy : Am I too late here?
2009-07-26 12:26:09  MariaK : just about 5 minutes left
2009-07-26 12:30:36  aforgrave : AR -- read a book, answer 10 multiple choice questions (previous school had scantron bubble-forms) -- intent was to provide motivation for non-readers ..
2009-07-26 12:31:08  Lisa Parisi : Yes, aforgrave
2009-07-26 12:31:41  aforgrave : AR -- provided incentive for some. Different beliefs on part of different teachers. Some kids responded positively.
2009-07-26 12:32:30  Tracy : I do!
2009-07-26 12:32:54  Tracy : My son is entering 5th, and he still loves our reading together time!
2009-07-26 12:33:09  MariaK : I think that's great!
2009-07-26 12:33:55  aforgrave : just watched "The Reader' yesterday -- very powerful, if you haven't seen it.
2009-07-26 12:34:10  Tracy : I read the book first, and then saw the movie...:)
2009-07-26 12:34:38  Tracy : I'm spending my summer brushing up on my math instruction...
2009-07-26 12:34:48  aforgrave : How does the book compare?
2009-07-26 12:35:33  Tracy : The movie actually left me with more questions than the book..
2009-07-26 12:35:43  Tracy : Both were equally good
2009-07-26 12:35:59  aforgrave : @ Tracy -- more questions ... a good thing?
2009-07-26 12:36:06  Tracy : Yes
2009-07-26 12:36:20  Tracy : We watched the movie twice!
2009-07-26 12:36:34  Lisa Parisi : ettconversations.blogspot.com
2009-07-26 12:36:39  loonyhiker : I enjoyed listening! 
2009-07-26 12:36:44  melynch : thanks to you guys... this was great
2009-07-26 12:36:49  aforgrave : When he DOESN'T visit her in prison the first time, is it because he's not wanting to make her acknowledge ?
2009-07-26 12:37:03  loonyhiker : i won't be around until Sept. cuz we r heading up to Nova Scotia
2009-07-26 12:37:12  Tracy : That was one of the questions I had!
2009-07-26 12:37:13  Lisa Parisi : Back in a few weeks.  
2009-07-26 12:37:18  Lisa Parisi : Thanks for coming everyone.
2009-07-26 12:37:20  loonyhiker : hope to meet up w/ some plurk/twitter friends along the way!
2009-07-26 12:37:22  loonyhiker : bye y'all
2009-07-26 12:37:25  aforgrave : Thanks!

 

 

 

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