Worldbridges 2007 New Year Webcastathon Hour#46
Jennifer Wagner hosts a reunion and recap of the K12 Online Conference ,
followed by a brief discussion of the most important EdTech developments of the year
17:46:20 Cathye -> Lee, I am very excited about your new project 17:46:24 davidk -> hello 17:46:32 JenniferW -> Hi David K 17:47:45 lee -> great Cathy 17:48:03 lee -> I am too and its good to know there is a team of intersted people to help push me along! 17:48:32 lee -> i am really excited about it and working with bill and webcasting and/or podcasting the whole thing. :) 17:48:46 JenniferW -> we are sooo proud of lee 17:54:45 lee -> :D 17:56:41 Cathye -> Jen- what is his will then be yours 17:57:06 Chambo -> what if they are gay? 17:57:11 Chambo -> can the get married? 17:57:15 cheryloakes wow2 -> Back in Wells! 17:57:19 Chambo -> could be a good example 17:57:26 Chambo -> to set 17:57:29 cheryloakes wow2 -> Hello Jen, Jeff, Doug and all 17:57:40 lee -> hi 18:01:36 cheryloakes wow2 -> Hi Lee, happy new year 18:02:05 Ben Ritter -> Happy new year to all, im out, have a good one! 18:02:13 Chambo -> Happy New Year to everyone in Europe as it's midnight there now 18:02:29 cheryloakes wow2 -> Yeah Chambo, happy new year! 18:02:39 exeron -> except england - 1 hour yet 18:02:44 Chambo -> true 18:02:55 Chambo -> they will get wishes then 18:03:33 DougS -> http://k12onlineconference.org/ 18:03:41 Chambo -> Jeff can go forever!!! 18:03:42 Chambo -> lol 18:03:53 JenniferW -> lee - you were a big part of K12 OC -- come join us in skype please 18:05:01 Durff -> what time does the show go back on> 18:05:11 JenniferW -> we are live right now 18:05:29 Durff -> i hear music 18:06:00 Durff -> there we go 18:08:05 charbeck1 -> hello everyone 18:08:40 DougS -> Hi Chris 18:09:14 JenniferW -> come join us 18:09:21 charbeck1 -> hi jen 18:09:47 CathyN (SC) -> It was an AWESOME experience 18:09:59 charbeck1 -> with family just wanted to wish everyone happy new year 18:10:19 JenniferW -> Happy New Year 18:10:20 CathyN (SC) -> Fireside Chat 18:10:29 charbeck1 -> Remind everyone of when night free falls on the 6th 18:11:02 DougS -> http://tappedin.org/tappedin/ 18:11:18 charbeck1 -> http://k12online.wikispaces.com/Freefalling+in+January 18:11:54 cheryloakes wow2 -> happy new year 18:11:59 charbeck1 -> this one is on podcasts and on Graham Wegners presentation 18:12:15 Durff -> Is there a date for K12 Online Conference 2007 yet? 18:12:16 cheryloakes wow2 -> Hi Chris. 18:12:20 charbeck1 -> Go to the wiki and enjoy what is available there 18:12:53 charbeck1 -> http://k12online.wikispaces.com/Free+Fall+Planning+Page+for+January. 18:13:11 sharonp -> How about Will Richardson? 18:13:14 Brad Hicks -> Greetings from 2007 18:13:15 sharonp -> he is involved too 18:13:23 charbeck1 -> There is the synopsis of January's free falling 18:13:33 cheryloakes wow2 -> Hello Brad and Happy New Year! 18:13:36 sharonp -> Happy New Year to those Aussies 18:14:00 charbeck1 -> got to go. See you soon after the newyears family obligations. Enjoy your hour. 18:14:12 charbeck1 -> bye 18:14:20 cheryloakes wow2 -> bye Chris 18:14:28 DougS -> take care Chris, ttys 18:14:34 JenniferW -> Happy Day Chris!!! 18:14:40 sharonp -> Happy new year, Chris! 18:15:08 JenniferW -> brad --- can you join us in skype??? 18:15:42 sharonp -> the time period was SOOOOOOOOOO short 18:15:43 Brad Hicks -> Can't hang around unfortunately - my daughter is asking for a shower! 18:16:10 sharonp -> it is very hard - harder I think - to put together an online presentation 18:16:21 Brad Hicks -> Looks like I have to go perform parenting duties 18:16:28 JenniferW -> okay brad 18:16:32 sharonp -> have a great day, Brad! 18:16:33 JenniferW -> I think that that is MUCH more important 18:16:41 JenniferW -> good daddy!!!! 18:16:51 Brad Hicks -> thanks guys, sorry had hopped to join, but duty call 18:16:58 DougS -> bye Brad 18:16:58 Brad Hicks -> calls 18:17:00 DougS -> cya soon 18:17:47 Cathye -> I have listened to them all 18:17:56 cheryloakes wow2 -> wow that is great 18:18:04 cheryloakes wow2 -> are you getting credit for the class? 18:18:09 Cathye -> no 18:19:00 cheryloakes wow2 -> you should, but then again, it is just so great to be able to study what you would like, when you like 18:19:22 Cathye -> I have a new video iPod 18:19:35 cheryloakes wow2 -> oh, great holiday gift 18:19:48 cheryloakes wow2 -> I got a new usb mic 18:19:56 Cathye -> so I have downloaded and listened to tons of stuff 18:20:07 CathyN (SC) -> k12online was by far the BEST prof. dev. I had all year! NECC SD is 2nd to it. 18:20:13 cheryloakes wow2 -> that is the best way to travel, walk, ski, exercise.... 18:20:40 Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach -> Hi Everyone 18:20:54 DougS -> Hi Sheryl 18:21:01 JenniferW -> any thoughts on what month you would like K12OC?? 18:21:18 CathyN (SC) -> Evenings, Eastern US time! 18:21:24 Cathye -> Fall is hectic for those of us teaching 18:21:28 CathyN (SC) -> June 18:21:39 Durff -> Summer! 18:21:39 Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach -> Hi Doug! 18:21:41 CathyN (SC) -> early June 18:22:04 Cathye -> by October things have settled some 18:22:43 Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach -> email@example.com 18:23:51 JenniferW -> volunteers are needed in MANY areas 18:24:00 JenniferW -> write Sheryl Today!!!! 18:24:29 JenniferW -> if you would like to present or have an idea of a presenter -- write Sheryl today! 18:25:48 cheryloakes wow2 -> I enjoyed being an anonymous screener. 18:26:02 lee -> Hello Sheryl 18:26:07 Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach -> Hi Lee 18:29:06 sharonp -> unfortunately, I have family obligations tonight too.... so I will bow out now... Have fun everyone! 18:29:18 sharonp -> cheers, and Happy New Year! 18:29:29 DougS -> bye Sharon -- Happy New Year 18:29:34 cheryloakes wow2 -> bye happy new year 18:30:42 lee -> hi 18:32:03 JenniferW -> San Antonio TX -- talk to Sheryl if you will be there on March 30th 18:32:18 JenniferW -> and attended the k12 online conference 18:32:38 cheryloakes wow2 -> Jen you are doing an awesome job facilitating this 18:33:00 DougS -> http://www.aace.org/conf/site/sessions/index.cfm/ 18:33:03 lee -> I would love to attend the panel virtually 18:33:14 lee -> i am available during that time 18:33:33 JenniferW -> thanks Cheryl 18:33:38 JenniferW -> I feel I am winging it 18:33:51 cheryloakes wow2 -> it sounds awesome, relax 18:33:54 lee -> Good Job Jennifer 18:33:55 DougS -> yes, great job JDub 18:35:33 JenniferW -> :) 18:36:17 Durff -> wow! that's a lot of attendees! 18:36:51 cheryloakes wow2 -> that is incredible. 18:37:18 Durff -> shows how hungry we all are for information! 18:37:23 cheryloakes wow2 -> It is something that people in education can not understand yet, that people will listen to presentations more than once. 18:37:47 Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach -> http://k12onlineconference.org/ 18:38:02 Durff -> we have been doing that since college - but on tape 18:38:03 Cathye -> Cause it was soooo great 18:40:29 JenniferW -> any questions for Sheryl??? 18:40:33 JenniferW -> please post them here?? 18:40:39 cheryloakes wow2 -> collaboration is the critical element! 18:40:58 JenniferW -> or just questions in general as well 18:41:21 cheryloakes wow2 -> It is amazing it was all word of blog 18:45:56 lee -> i agree 18:46:08 lee -> i think it made all the presenters really think... 18:46:14 lee -> therefore create! 18:46:35 lee -> or be creative to find the way that best expressed their own visions 18:47:56 DougS -> I have a comment/question 18:48:46 JenniferW -> perhaps guidelines -- but not templates 18:48:54 JenniferW -> like -- 30 minute minimum 18:49:04 lee -> yes doug? 18:49:05 JenniferW -> and DON"T use acronyms without definitions!! :) 18:49:21 JenniferW -> Doug is asking about what Sheryl learned 18:49:36 JenniferW -> she is talking about RSS -- and the many ways to use it 18:50:34 cheryloakes wow2 -> it is important to make things accessible for all, mac, pc, linux 18:50:42 lee -> yes 18:50:55 JenniferW -> it was a big learning curve 18:51:02 JenniferW -> but that was the important word -- LEARNING 18:51:06 cheryloakes wow2 -> that could be a whole strand how to deal with files. 18:51:10 JenniferW -> I learned so many NEW things 18:51:17 JenniferW -> about different softwares 18:51:35 JenniferW -> and file formats 18:54:04 lee -> i love dealing with things like that 18:54:21 cheryloakes wow2 -> secondlife k12online keynotes 18:54:29 lee -> the problem and solving it with technology is my favorite 18:54:49 cheryloakes wow2 -> lee you are so good at that, especially when helping me with webcast questions. 18:55:03 JenniferW -> I think that they need K12 merchandise!!! :) 18:55:16 cheryloakes wow2 -> yes, it would be great. 18:55:27 JenniferW -> k12 mug would be on my list 18:55:35 cheryloakes wow2 -> oh yeah! 18:56:03 cheryloakes wow2 -> I wo uld purchase a mug, like a badge of honor! 18:56:51 cheryloakes wow2 -> just lost the skypecast 18:57:28 Durff -> you can lead a horse to water, but... 18:58:27 lee -> tell sheryl that it is one person at a time.. and each of us shares and opens that k12online door with at least one person.. I know I have opened that door for so many different types of people by sharing the link with people I thought would be interested in any parts of it.. direct links to the presentation i thought they would like 18:58:41 cheryloakes wow2 -> thanks Sheryl for being here. 18:58:55 cheryloakes wow2 -> I am still telling people about this conference. 18:59:00 Graham -> Happy new year everyone, from Spain 18:59:16 lee -> HEY Graham..so good to see you! 18:59:18 cheryloakes wow2 -> Happy New Year again to all. Hi Graham 18:59:18 Cathye -> Sheryl- I still want you to come visit me in Nags Head 18:59:24 JL -> Hey Graham 18:59:29 JL -> How's life in 2007 18:59:30 Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach -> Hi Graham 18:59:42 davidk -> Happy New Year from Victoria, Canada -- we've got 8 hours left here. 19:00:01 cheryloakes wow2 -> Nice job JenW 19:00:20 lee -> Thanks Jenn.. I am not on skype live but i appreciate your mention. 19:00:31 lee -> for me. 19:00:36 Graham -> Hi everyone - it's very noisy here (party time) - just wanted to say happy new year 19:01:21 lee -> I am glad you did .. i am starting some euro sessions (time wise) 19:01:23 cheryloakes wow2 -> Yeah hour 46!! Here comes hour 47 19:01:26 lee -> clap clap 19:01:29 JenniferW -> wgew 19:01:31 JenniferW -> whew 19:01:35 Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach -> You guys are so awesome. 19:01:42 Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach -> you really do! 19:01:48 Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach -> 46 hours amazing 19:02:21 JenniferW -> well actually -- its been like 72 -- because we got lost in 2nd life for a while 19:02:42 JenniferW -> and I have decide every 1 hour in rl is 2 hours in 2nd life 19:02:57 Graham -> can't listen in I'm afraid, but text chat is fine 19:02:57 JenniferW -> rl - real life 19:03:00 cheryloakes wow2 -> that is a great saying jenw 19:03:06 JenniferW -> ahhh -- LOL 19:03:26 JenniferW -> cheryl -- thanks for being my friend -- :) 19:03:34 DougS -> Happy New Year Graham -- all the best in 2007! 19:03:56 cheryloakes wow2 -> I love that story from Seymour 19:04:08 JenniferW -> and he is back in Massachusetts 19:04:12 JenniferW -> getting better, I believe 19:04:18 cheryloakes wow2 -> thanks for the update. 19:06:12 Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach -> Is he going to be ok Jen? 19:06:20 JenniferW -> He looks to be 19:06:27 JenniferW -> recognizing family 19:06:33 JenniferW -> at least that is the last report 19:06:40 cheryloakes wow2 -> you are right doug! 19:06:53 Graham -> Buen año Doug - here's to a great 2007! 19:07:17 Cathye -> One of my biggest highlights was connecting my 5th grade with Doug 19:07:30 cheryloakes wow2 -> that is a great story too Cathye 19:07:37 Cathye -> and My 1st grade with Brad Hicks in Australia (thanks to Doug) 19:07:57 cheryloakes wow2 -> connections and conversations 19:08:20 Cathye -> yea C squared 19:08:24 JenniferW -> I think my favorite part of 2007 was the friendships I made 19:15:25 Durff -> we could all leave and re-enter 19:15:41 Durff -> would that fix the problem? 19:16:06 DougS -> insert joke here 19:19:01 Durff -> Happy New Year, Japan! 19:19:37 Cathye -> I have a link from Tammy Worcester 19:19:52 Cathye -> It is wikiHow 19:20:16 Cathye -> http://www.wikihow.com/Main-Page 19:20:47 Cathye -> this site is a How-To Manual - some good things 19:20:48 exeron -> has the skype thing finished now? 19:21:31 exeron -> guess not 19:22:02 Durff -> try right click to ignore them 19:22:26 Durff -> if everyone right clicks it may work 19:22:47 Durff -> don't say password outr louf 19:22:51 Durff -> loud 19:23:16 Durff -> one of them is gone 19:23:18 JenniferW -> Sooo sorry 19:23:36 JenniferW -> not that one is gone 19:23:44 JenniferW -> but that you alll had to be a part of that 19:23:49 Durff -> two are still here 19:23:58 Durff -> right clock on their names 19:24:39 Durff -> classroom management skills! 19:24:47 exeron -> lol 19:24:56 Durff -> one still here 19:25:07 Durff -> and one more gone 19:25:57 Durff -> thank you 19:25:59 exeron -> sum monkey off a film 19:26:05 DougS -> r-click then ignore 19:26:07 Durff -> oh dear 19:26:17 Durff -> hussein? 19:26:37 Durff -> coffe, please 19:27:14 exeron -> use a shared SQL database 19:27:31 JenniferW -> everyone -- please keep an eye on new enteres 19:27:35 exeron -> i could show you if you use PHP and SQL 19:27:45 Durff -> DougS. with period should be blocked 19:27:59 lee -> are we good? 19:28:02 Gary -> That was tricky 19:28:06 Demlok -> :/ 19:28:09 JenniferW -> We're good 19:28:11 lee -> nice blocking job 19:28:14 JenniferW -> I like the male penis 19:28:15 Demlok -> *) 19:28:33 Demlok -> omg 19:28:39 Demlok -> you guys need a new chat room system 19:28:40 exeron -> how cool and clever people ;) 19:28:47 JenniferW -> Pretty much 19:28:49 Durff -> too many JenniferWs 19:29:15 Durff -> we need to be smarter than them! 19:29:16 JenniferW -> lol 19:29:39 cheryloakes wow2 -> you are so ready for webcasting!!!! 19:29:43 Demlok -> Durff are you a host? 19:30:13 Durff -> if students would use too! 19:30:15 cheryloakes wow2 -> you are so good at facilitating 19:30:41 JenniferW -> well thank you 19:30:44 JenniferW -> but I am not there you 19:30:45 Durff -> no name - blick 19:31:18 Durff -> right click 19:31:46 cheryloakes wow2 -> the keyboard click is just a part of the stream 19:31:57 Gary -> Two names the same - ignore both - the culprit will leave 19:32:08 Durff -> we hope 19:32:14 Gary -> So far 19:32:16 cheryloakes wow2 -> Whoa, this has been great. 19:32:18 Cathye -> It has been fun 19:32:24 cheryloakes wow2 -> Off to have a New Years meal. 19:32:47 cheryloakes wow2 -> Your wife is a saint, angel etc. 19:32:54 Cathye -> I want someone to take me for a ride in a Toyota- I did not drive well 19:33:19 Durff -> eat Hoppin' John for good luck 19:33:22 cheryloakes wow2 -> I left skypecast, but going to dinner. 19:33:44 cheryloakes wow2 -> tonight is pasta, pesto and homemade sausage. 19:33:59 cheryloakes wow2 -> you are all invited, bring champange 19:34:17 Durff -> enjoy! 19:34:26 cheryloakes wow2 -> happy new year and bye bye! 19:34:45 Cathye -> I'll be there 19:35:01 Durff -> Happy New Year! 19:35:02 cheryloakes wow2 -> what time again? 19:35:20 cheryloakes wow2 -> best to you, but I may join 2ndlife 19:35:26 JenniferW -> at 11:30 19:35:32 Cathye -> 8:45 in SL 19:35:34 cheryloakes wow2 -> okay, got the time!! 19:35:40 cheryloakes wow2 -> another saint and angel 19:35:55 JenniferW -> and for now 19:36:03 JenniferW -> good night and a BLESSED NEW YEAR 19:36:07 Durff -> Thank you! 19:36:11 Cathye -> yep- my husband is already asleep :0 19:36:17 Gary -> Great group of people - I hope I can spend more time following what you do next (this?) year. 19:36:19 JenniferW -> see you in 2nd lilfe -- at 8:30 PST if you can 19:36:26 JenniferW -> Thanks Gary 19:36:38 JenniferW -> see you in 2007 19:37:15 Cathye -> Jen- I'm going to feed the kids but I'll see ya in Sl- 19:37:38 JenniferW -> I am MacsMom Alcott 19:37:42 JenniferW -> see you there. 19:37:50 newbie skypecaster/webcaster -> Is this a members only chatroom? 19:38:45 newbie skypecaster/webcaster -> Is anyone still here? 19:39:58 lee -> Happy New Year to Cheryl.. 19:40:08 lee -> if shes not gone yet! 19:42:38 Durff -> Happy New Year!! 19:44:36 cheryloakes wow2 -> Happy New Year, 5 min. to dinner. 20:36:53 sendkathy -> Hi, I'm just jumping into the coversation so I have no idea what's been covered. When you are talking about podcasting are you focusing on audio only? 20:37:46 sendkathy -> What are the best podast aggregators? If we are an audience find it's niche? 20:45:02 AlexR -> Elly (6 on the 2nd) just asked if she can participate... Funny that kids know that they can participate. 20:46:27 AlexR -> That know that media is interactive. 20:50:03 sendkathy -> The average person is just catching onto buying a card reader instead of just loading camera software on their computers. 20:51:53 AlexR -> We've been training the teachers to use the sd cards in their laptops since the newest generation came with SD readers... 20:52:17 sendkathy -> Where do you work? 20:52:27 AlexR -> At a K-12 Independent School in NYC. 20:53:18 AlexR -> I think that the iTunes store and TED Talks along with my video iPod has definitely changed the way that I use technology. 20:53:23 AlexR -> And consume media. 20:53:38 sendkathy -> Ahh, our teachers are just getting the idea out of necessity since tech support won't load any outside software. 20:53:52 AlexR -> Elly's taking a picture of me with her Fisher Price digital camera! 20:53:54 AlexR -> Funny. 20:54:06 AlexR -> The wonder of self reliance. 20:54:16 AlexR -> Kathy -- where are you? 20:54:42 sendkathy -> I have a video ipod and have made several video and audio podcasts but other teachers avoid even learning about it because they don't want to have any extra work. I'm in Alpharetta GA at a k5 elem. 20:55:04 sendkathy -> I teach kindergarten 20:56:38 AlexR -> I'm sure that your parents and students love the video and audio. 20:56:47 sendkathy -> they do 20:57:03 AlexR -> My daughter (elly) is in K and is downloading her photos now. 20:57:26 sendkathy -> great! 20:57:53 sendkathy -> Does she have a high tech teacher? 20:58:48 AlexR -> Here's a great podcast on higher ed podcasting: http://www.speedofcreativity.org/2006/11/17/podcast101-webcast-podcast-s... 20:58:55 AlexR -> No --- i'm her technology consultant! 20:59:17 sendkathy -> I wish I didn't have to go, but my entire extended family has discovered that I am looked away in the computer room!!! Happy New Year all! 20:59:32 AlexR -> Her teachers send us a weekly newsletter via e-mail and distribute classroom photos via photo sharing sites. 20:59:37 AlexR -> Happy New Year!