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2010-04-15 Seedlings Show 85 with Emily Hunt of Common Sense Media

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Join Alice, Bob and Cheryl as we have  a great conversation with Emily Hunt of Commonsensemedia.org . Emily captivates us as she describes all the latest information about movies, gaming, social networks and TV. This is such a great resource for teachers and parents.

 

The Chat:

 19:23:16  alicebarr -> Room 1: Hi Emily
 19:23:24  Emily_Hunt -> Room 1: Hi all! Bob, it was my outmoded Java...
 19:23:30  Emily_Hunt -> Room 1: Hi Alice :)
 19:24:03  alicebarr -> Room 1: Looking forward to our conversation!
 19:24:07  alicebarr -> Room 1: Hi Eric
 19:24:11  Emily_Hunt -> Room 1: If I have links to share, is this where I should share them?
 19:24:11  elawson -> Room 1: Hi Alice
 19:25:17  alicebarr -> Room 1: Yes, but we have found you have to drag them from the brower window into the text window
 19:25:41  Emily_Hunt -> Room 1: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/09/education/09cyberkids.html
 19:25:43  alicebarr -> Room 1: Also best to use button third from right to open the chat in a seperate window
 19:25:51  alicebarr -> Room 1: Beautiful!
 19:26:00  Emily_Hunt -> Room 1: ahhh....nice
 19:26:12  Emily_Hunt -> Room 1: i love living in the future...this is so easy
 19:26:55  alicebarr -> Room 1: Emily, you may want to wait till 7:30 so everyone is here
 19:27:01  Emily_Hunt -> Room 1: will do
 19:30:15  bobsprankle -> Room 1: hi eric!
 19:30:23  elawson -> Room 1: Hi Bob How are you?
 19:30:53  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: Hi Eric
 19:30:58  elawson -> Room 1: Hi Cheryl
 19:31:13  bobsprankle -> Room 1: i'm fine
 19:31:49  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: Just getting sounds checked
 19:33:21  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: eric do you hear alice and bob?
 19:33:26  elawson -> Room 1: no
 19:34:06  elawson -> Room 1: Am I supposed to set something up?
 19:34:19  alicebarr -> Room 1: No just sound issues
 19:34:23  alicebarr -> Room 1: You re fine
 19:34:39  alicebarr -> Room 1: Did you check ETTA
 19:35:18  alicebarr -> Room 1: Now can you  hear?
 19:35:27  elawson -> Room 1: No
 19:35:36  cathywolinsky -> Room 1: It's OK in iTunes for me.
 19:36:04  alicebarr -> Room 1: Eric, did you click on the litte sound tool?
 19:36:13  alicebarr -> Room 1: Next to EdTech A
 19:36:25  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: thanks Cathy!
 19:37:04  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: Welcome to Emily in San Fran!!
 19:37:45  alicebarr -> Room 1: How are you doing Eric??
 19:37:50  elawson -> Room 1: Got it now thanks!
 19:37:56  alicebarr -> Room 1: Yea!
 19:38:10  bobsprankle -> Room 1: Hi Cathy!
 19:38:45  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: www.commonsense.org
 19:39:11  cathywolinsky -> Room 1: Hi all, lot's of talk with Alice lately about digital kids.
 19:39:30  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: Yes, we are having the same conversations too.
 19:39:52  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: welcome connect2jamie
 19:39:54  bobsprankle -> Room 1: hi connect2!
 19:39:59  alicebarr -> Room 1: WElcome connect2jamie
 19:40:45  connect2jamie -> Room 1: Hi all! thanks for the twitter reminder, Cheryl!
 19:40:54  alicebarr -> Room 1: Yes! I so agree about media impact
 19:42:48  connect2jamie -> Room 1: exactly, Bob! Commonsense is a GREAT tool for parents! I've recommended it quite a lot.
 19:43:03  Emily_Hunt -> Room 1: http://www.commonsensemedia.org/tv-reviews/glee
 19:43:20  elawson -> Room 1: I have recommended it to the parent groups in York as well. I told them about the segments on Demand from their digital cable box as well.
 19:43:42  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: eric how do you mean on demand?
 19:44:00  elawson -> Room 1: One of the preview channels near the on Demand has reviews from Common Sense
 19:44:06  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: NICE
 19:44:46  alicebarr -> Room 1: Great message Glee
 19:45:01  connect2jamie -> Room 1: I LOVE glee!!
 19:45:44  connect2jamie -> Room 1: it's very nostalgic too--with the music that I know from my youth!!
 19:46:00  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: I need to watch an episode!
 19:46:30  connect2jamie -> Room 1: yes, do watch Cheryl! It's really good--especially if you were ever a music geek or a drama geek in HS.
 19:46:40  bobsprankle -> Room 1: i love glee!
 19:46:41  connect2jamie -> Room 1: or wanted to be! :)
 19:46:48  elawson -> Room 1: Channel 922 Free movies on demand in Wells Cheryl has the 411 for parents presented by Common Sense
 19:47:00  alicebarr -> Room 1: Show is so inclusive!
 19:47:10  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: Thanks Eric, that is so good to know.
 19:47:23  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: Music, yes, I will watch.
 19:47:35  elawson -> Room 1: It has rated material for shows as well as new technologies such as Facebook 101 etc.
 19:48:02  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: Yes, we send home the parent flyer one time a month at middle school and more often at elementary.
 19:49:11  connect2jamie -> Room 1: you're right, cheryl
 19:49:16  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: Hello Lee-Anne from Hong Kong!
 19:49:51  Lee-AnneHK -> Room 1: Morning everyone. A little chilly here today only 16C when I left home!
 19:50:15  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: Well, hopefully it will warm.
 19:50:27  connect2jamie -> Room 1: beautiful spring evening in Houston! Yes--hope you warm up a bit!
 19:50:56  bobsprankle -> Room 1: hi lee!
 19:51:42  connect2jamie -> Room 1: That is very cool, Emily!
 19:51:59  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: I like the personalised site for parents.
 19:52:06  alicebarr -> Room 1: Ho Lee-Anne
 19:52:58  Lee-AnneHK -> Room 1: This sounds good - I'm always confused by DS games and need to try them out. Have some "on the shelf" until my daughters are older
 19:53:28  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: commonsensemedia.org
 19:54:52  connect2jamie -> Room 1: We still use netsmartz, and we are really needing a change for our digital citizenship program. You're right--the kids have outgrown it!
 19:54:56  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: evening Deb Barrows
 19:55:11  Deb Barrows -> Room 1: Hi
 19:55:12  bobsprankle -> Room 1: Hi Deb!!
 19:55:29  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: connect2jamie, try commonsense media, use the netsmartz for independent review
 19:55:30  alicebarr -> Room 1: Hi Deb!
 19:56:44  connect2jamie -> Room 1: This yr, I've been cobbling together my own digital citizenship things for my students, but I do think commonsense is something we could utilize more in our district.
 19:57:39  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: evening BonnieB!!
 19:57:46  BonnieB -> Room 1: Hello!
 19:58:04  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: we are talking commonsensemedia.org with Emily Hunt
 19:58:29  BonnieB -> Room 1: Great- thanks.
 19:58:59  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: The GoodPlay group, Harvard Education, Howard Gardner.
 20:00:15  alicebarr -> Room 1: http://www.goodworkproject.org/research/digital.htm
 20:00:22  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: thanks alice
 20:00:56  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: what a great resource
 20:01:20  cathywolinsky -> Room 1: Good PLay has done some good work on the reality of "mutli-tasking"
 20:01:33  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: Can't wait to read this.
 20:01:42  alicebarr -> Room 1: Me too
 20:02:00  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: http://www.goodworkproject.org/research/digital.htm
 20:02:09  Emily_Hunt -> Room 1: http://www.goodworkproject.org/research/digital.htm
 20:02:35  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: http://www.goodworkproject.org/
 20:02:51  Deb Barrows -> Room 1: Bob - the links work though.
 20:03:36  cathywolinsky -> Room 1: "Meeting of the Minds" .pdf on ethics of media use in teens from http://www.goodworkproject.org/research/digital.htm
 20:03:50  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: Digital Citizenship coming next.
 20:04:15  alicebarr -> Room 1: I really like the language in this
 20:04:39  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: We are so lucky to have all these smart people doing this background work for us.
 20:05:00  Emily_Hunt -> Room 1: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/09/education/09cyberkids.html
 20:07:43  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: This is a great article!
 20:08:50  bobsprankle -> Room 1: http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/13/common-sense-about-the-web/...
 20:09:28  cathywolinsky -> Room 1: I like the areas of the curriculum as described Emily.
 20:09:28  Emily_Hunt -> Room 1: http://nyti.ms/9Ue0j6
 20:09:52  cathywolinsky -> Room 1: I couldn't paste in a link, but I could drag in a URL.
 20:11:33  cathywolinsky -> Room 1: We had 77 responses today to a survey on media used by 9th graders (class of about 100).
 20:11:57  Lee-AnneHK -> Room 1: Have a great evening everyone. I'm off to teach first class of Friday morning! Roll on the weekend
 20:11:58  alicebarr -> Room 1: Good response Cathy!
 20:12:03  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: cathy, can you share your big ahas
 20:12:06  alicebarr -> Room 1: Bye Lee!
 20:12:09  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: Bye Lee ann
 20:14:52  cathywolinsky -> Room 1: Responses: 70% use social networking, 90% use technology communication while doing school work, 65% use social networking at least once a day...
 20:15:59  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: cathy thanks, that is really telling
 20:16:31  Emily_Hunt -> Room 1: http://bit.ly/diIioZ
 20:16:56  cathywolinsky -> Room 1: #1 use of technology is to get help with homework, #2 is becoming closer to someone, #3 is gaming.
 20:17:34  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: WOW!
 20:17:35  connect2jamie -> Room 1: That is *very* interesting, cathy.
 20:17:51  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: Cathy, do you have ichat open on your 1-1 laptops?
 20:18:16  cathywolinsky -> Room 1: iChat is open and used at night; against the rules during school.
 20:18:45  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: ok
 20:20:15  cathywolinsky -> Room 1: We did parent survey from CommonSense and a modified one with grades 3 & 4 students as Bob described.
 20:20:39  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: That is great Cathy.
 20:21:55  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: Commonsense media has their reviews on Netflix,Comcast,
 20:25:28  elawson -> Room 1: I think I'd like to be a reviewer for Common Sense
 20:25:55  cathywolinsky -> Room 1: good resources on your channel - http://www.youtube.com/CommonSenseMedia - thanks.
 20:25:56  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: I think you could, Eric
 20:27:13  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: getting ready for Geek of the Week
 20:27:28  Emily_Hunt -> Room 1: Eric -- shoot me an email ehunt@commonsensemedia.org
 20:27:42  elawson -> Room 1: Ok will do
 20:29:06  Deb Barrows -> Room 1: Great show - thanks and happy vacation!
 20:29:16  bobsprankle -> Room 1: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/5648
 20:29:52  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: http://weblist.me/creative-commons-photos  Thanks Deb!
 20:29:59  Emily_Hunt -> Room 1: Fireshot: http://bit.ly/8s6g
 20:30:48  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: Good stuff.
 20:31:07  connect2jamie -> Room 1: weblist.me is cool! Reminds me of gl.am
 20:32:43  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: http://congintech.wikispaces.com/Tomie+dePaola+Films
 20:33:19  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: http://childrenslibrary.org/about/fastfacts.shtml
 20:34:00  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: ipad app: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/icdl-free-books-for-children/id363731638?...
 20:34:49  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: Thanks to all in the chat room, Thanks to Emily Hunt,Commonsensemedia.org
 20:34:56  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: Hi Sue, we are finishing up.
 20:34:58  Emily_Hunt -> Room 1: Thanks for having me!
 20:35:06  sroseman -> Room 1: poor timing
 20:35:30  alicebarr -> Room 1: Hi Melinda
 20:35:37  bobsprankle -> Room 1: hi melinda!
 20:35:52  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: Hi Melinda
 20:35:54  mmiller7571 -> Room 1: only in chat room because I am at a board meeting:):)
 20:36:11  mmiller7571 -> Room 1: what is tonights topic:)?
 20:36:29  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: commonsense media.org
 20:36:52  mmiller7571 -> Room 1: i better sign out, i don't have any commonsense:):)
 20:36:56  elawson -> Room 1: Thanks Emily
 20:37:08  connect2jamie -> Room 1: Thanks Emily and Seedlings! Great info as always!
 20:37:09  bobsprankle -> Room 1: lol melinda!
 20:37:12  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: nite all
 20:37:56  cheryloakes~seedlings -> Room 1: going on vacation seedlings has a break!
 20:38:31  sroseman -> Room 1: I will have to get common sense and get here on time