- Length: 64:10 minutes (20.62 MB)
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Susan Ettenheim and Paul Allison welcome colleagues Ron Link (NYC Writing Project), Gail Desler (Area 3 Writing Project in California), and Fred Hass (Boston Writing Project) for a conversation about collaboration, publishing, and building a responsive community of students, mainly within our work together on Youth Voices .
Please listen to how we talk to each other, then plan to join us in the future.
Click Read more to see a transcript of a chat that was happening during the webcast.
21:03:34 Paul Allison: opps... we are coming!
21:03:37 SusanEttenheim: hi everyone we'll be on in a minute
21:03:43 jackie: I wish I was in Arizona instead of the northpole oops I mean northern saskatchewan
21:03:45 Leanne: Kim - she is in Arizona - how cold could it be there?
21:04:04 Ronelda: Is that why we can not hear anything? because we havent started yet?
21:04:10 Leanne: i think
21:04:33 Kim: I wish I was in Arizona - I bet they aren't sliding around on ice like here
21:04:52 Leanne: no kidding - I just talked to a nurse - she was telling me about how many accidents there were over the weekend
21:05:35 Kim: good thing we have balance like cats !
21:05:44 Paul Allison: Sorry. Susan had parent teacher night...
21:05:49 Leanne: he heh - good one
21:05:59 Ronelda: Leanne how is your paper coming along?
21:06:05 Paul Allison: And it's baseball season... we're just getting inside.
21:06:09 Leanne: got five single space pages done
21:06:26 Kim: that makes 10!
21:06:33 Ronelda: Good start
21:06:34 Leanne: it's coming - but I'm already running out of things to say
21:07:17 Stephen (kicode): Can you hear Ronelda?
21:07:23 Leanne: What about you Ronelda - have you touched it since I last saw you
21:07:37 Kim: no sound yet Stephen
21:07:50 Ronelda: We applied for a week ed leave for the week after easter break
21:07:56 Leanne: and . . . did you get it
21:08:04 Ronelda: yes
21:08:15 Leanne: good job - are yous till getting paid though?
21:08:21 Ronelda: so we would have 2 weeks
21:08:27 SusanEttenheim: hi all you should be getting sound now
21:08:40 Ronelda: still dont have sound
21:08:44 Leanne: me neither
21:08:49 Kim: me neither
21:08:53 Paul Allison: WE are about to start.
21:09:21 jackiegerstein: Got it through RealPlayer
21:09:50 Leanne: i got it now too
21:10:00 SusanEttenheim: great thanks everyone
21:10:15 SusanEttenheim: parent teacher conferences tonight so I couldn't leave school until 8:30!
21:10:29 Ronelda: yes i can hear
21:11:32 jackie: Hi I am currently taking an on-line class from Alec Couros
21:11:50 Ronelda: same as Jackie
21:12:09 SusanEttenheim: what class everyone?
21:12:09 dslink: i got it now
21:12:28 Brandy: I am in Alec Couros' class as well
21:12:33 dslink: eci 831 computers
21:12:53 Leanne: mee too
21:13:19 SusanEttenheim: wow what is it? we're glad you're all here tonight!
21:13:40 Ronelda: EC&I 831 through the University of Regina ( in Saskatchewan, Canada
21:14:00 SusanEttenheim: what does ed&i mean?
21:14:07 Brandy: I am in Buffalo Narrows, Saskatchewan....still have lots of snow...lol
21:14:12 SusanEttenheim: oops ec
21:14:32 Kim: we're taking a Computers in the Classroom Master's Course
21:14:47 Ronelda: Education in Curriculum and Instruction
21:14:49 SusanEttenheim: brandy what do you teach? ronelda, leanne and dslink and ronelda what do you teach and where are you?
21:15:07 SusanEttenheim: and kim too?
21:15:16 Brandy: I teach Grade Six children at Twin Lakes Community School
21:15:21 Ronelda: I am in buffalo Narrows sask canada I teach in the school and am a vice principal as well
21:15:23 jackie: I am currently the Principal in a k-12 school in northern saskatchewan
21:15:28 Leanne: I am a career development consultant in north battleford, saskatchewan and I also teach french and home ec-cooking half time.
21:15:32 Kim: I teach grade one in Battleford, Saskatchewan
21:15:52 SusanEttenheim: wow welcome everyone!
21:15:57 SusanEttenheim: thanks for joining us tonight
21:15:58 Ronelda: thanks
21:16:00 Kim: thank you!
21:16:05 jackie: thank you
21:16:08 Brandy: ty
21:16:20 SusanEttenheim: welcome kcasie and stephen please introduce yourself - where and what do you teach?
21:16:48 kcaise: hi everyone!
21:17:06 Ronelda: In our school we have the reading assessment this year in grades 4, 7 and 10
21:17:16 Ronelda: writing assessment next year
21:17:22 kcaise: i taught grades 4-8 and was an instructional technologist for 20 years and am currectly semi-retired
21:17:54 SusanEttenheim: well welcome kcaise!
21:19:35 jackie: stephen are you with us
21:19:52 SusanEttenheim: hi cwallace welcome whre and what do you teach?
21:20:17 cwallace: I am from Shreveport Louisiana and teach high school math
21:20:44 SusanEttenheim: welcome we have a whole crowd from Canada tonight!
21:21:07 cwallace: Wow! It is my first time to visit. Should I be hearing anything?
21:21:31 SusanEttenheim: oh yes, just click onthe listen icon we are broadcasting on edtechtalk a
21:21:53 SusanEttenheim: hi msward welcome!
21:21:59 SusanEttenheim: where and what do you teach?
21:23:26 kcaise: certa?
21:24:09 Gail Desler: Certiport
21:26:51 SusanEttenheim: ok our friends in Canada? 5 habits that you would like your students to always do?
21:27:08 SusanEttenheim: hi msward welcome! where and what do you teach?
21:27:27 SusanEttenheim: any grade is ok for your answers!
21:27:52 msward: I'm just outside of Philadelphia and most of the time I teach 10 English, but this year I'm a tech coach for HS teachers
21:28:16 Kim: #1) Be polite and show respect to others
21:28:18 Brandy: to express their thoughts, feelings, and experiences through writing.
21:28:38 Brandy: like journaling
21:28:57 Leanne: take risks - don't always wait for direct, detailed instruction
21:29:04 SusanEttenheim: hi steven kimmi - welcome!
21:29:11 Ronelda: and to distinguish through what audience they are writing for
21:29:13 SusanEttenheim: what and where do you teach?
21:29:14 msward: think critically about the information presented to them
21:29:15 Kim: #2) edit your work after the ideas are down on paper
21:29:41 Gail Desler: From Discovery Ed - http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/digital_storytelling 
21:29:47 kcaise: i didn't get to hear what the #1 skill was?
21:29:48 dslink: study, concentrate, attend, reflect on learing, and respect
21:29:58 Gail Desler: keep going, Kim!
21:30:20 SusanEttenheim: work on paper
21:30:21 msward: ohhhh dslink I especially like that you included reflecting on learning
21:30:29 Gail Desler: Keep going, everybody!
21:30:52 Kim: #3) help others to edit their work
21:30:56 SusanEttenheim: go gail for getting us started!
21:30:56 dslink: thanks msward
21:31:09 SusanEttenheim: gail I'll let you share kim's list - no skype
21:31:15 SusanEttenheim: to call kim in live
21:31:20 SusanEttenheim: maybe next time
21:31:30 SusanEttenheim: hi stephen welcome where and what do you teach?
21:31:59 Stephen (kicode): I am an assistant principal in La Loche, Saskatchewan
21:32:31 Ronelda: hey stephen are you lurking?
21:32:41 Stephen (kicode): Sorry I was listening but couldn't figure out how to listen and view this. Finally tried opening site a second time
21:32:46 Gail Desler: Here's a link to the amazing Mathew Needleman's site with a digital storytelling link - http://www.needleworkspictures.com/ocr/blog/?p=439 
21:32:49 SusanEttenheim: stephen, paul asked what are the 5 habits you always want your students to have?
21:35:27 Brandy: well is journaling a form of publishing?\
21:35:54 Kim: I like that Gail
21:36:07 Gail Desler: Agreeing with Susan! Knowing how to find an answer and share out - great 21st habits
21:36:26 Gail Desler: @Kim - Mathew's resources?
21:36:37 jackie: sharing is so important
21:36:47 Kim: Sorry - I think I meant Susan - I thought you were the speaker!
21:38:46 Paul Allison: Fred are you on skype?
21:38:54 SusanEttenheim: hi alice welcome!
21:39:00 SusanEttenheim: and cwallace welcome!
21:39:25 SusanEttenheim: please introduce yourself! where and what do you teach?
21:39:26 cwallace: Hi again - we are fighting bad weather here and I lost connection briefly.
21:40:54 msward: not only is it collaborative but it also gives students an authentic audience which gets them engaged and invested
21:41:24 Gail Desler: @msward - video production?
21:42:19 Gail Desler: "Teaching as studio"...interesting
21:44:02 msward: students have a sense that their work is going to be seen by more than just the teacher
21:44:31 Stephen (kicode): Clarence Fisher blog http://remoteaccess.typepad.com/remote_access/ 
21:44:45 Gail Desler: @msward - yes, a real audience is definitely a motivator
21:47:41 dslink: sorry folks I have to go now, great listening to you from Pelican Narrows, Sask. high school teacher
21:48:05 Brandy: bye Darren
21:48:19 Brandy: all the way from Buff
21:48:23 Gail Desler: Good night @dslink
21:55:35 steven kimmi: So I [i]thought[/i] my kids were going to sleep that I [i]would[/i] be able to particpate, but I guess that wasn't the case.
21:55:57 Paul Allison: Hi Steve! Can you join us via skype?
21:56:14 Paul Allison: oh... your kids are stillup.
21:56:49 steven kimmi: Unfortunately, no.
21:57:31 steven kimmi: My apologies for not getting back to you sooner...than 50 minutes through your show.
21:58:16 steven kimmi: @Susan - 5th Grade Teacher, Salina, KS
22:02:55 Stephen (kicode): Are you posting the link?
22:03:59 Paul Allison: http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=d4zfw7d_6f82rsngh 
22:05:56 steven kimmi: Whoa, 25 assignments in a week?
22:06:52 Kim: Thank you for the opportunity to drop in tonight. good night
22:11:24 Brandy: Is there an archive of past tech talk sessions?
22:11:34 SusanEttenheim: wow quiet in the chat room... :)
22:11:39 SusanEttenheim: yes
22:11:53 SusanEttenheim: you can find old shows at edtechtalk.com and teachersteachingteachers.org
22:12:23 Brandy: Thank You Susan!
22:12:49 SusanEttenheim: glad you all stopped by but we'd like to have our Canada friends talk too!
22:12:49 Stephen (kicode): First time for me in one of these sessions. Didn't know what to expect.
22:13:11 Stephen (kicode): Need a little more tech experience I think susan.
22:13:14 Leanne: Thanks for letting us listen in - I too am new to the entire experience.
22:13:26 steven kimmi: Yes it is quiet, and not being able to listen, creates quite a mystery for what is being said.
22:13:37 jackie: I am new to technology but willing to learn
22:13:49 Stephen (kicode): Yup
22:13:56 Brandy: Can't wait
22:13:57 Stephen (kicode): I have a skype account
22:13:59 Ronelda: Thanks for letting us in.
22:14:06 fred_haas: Thanks all - sorry I was late.
22:14:07 jackie: that us, thanks for having us!
22:14:11 Paul Allison: Come back any time.
22:14:13 Ronelda: good night
22:14:17 Stephen (kicode): thanks alll
22:14:20 Brandy: Have a wonderful evening everyone!
22:14:27 jackie: good night
22:14:28 SusanEttenheim: night all!
22:14:35 Leanne: good night