With Jeff back in the webcasting chair, Dave, John, Jeff and Jen do their best recapping this week's edtech news and resources.
- Length: 44:24 minutes (20.33 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 64Kbps (CBR)
18:50:48 dawn -> hi folks, I think I'm early.. don't mean to be lurking
18:50:48 sheila -> dual cameras
18:52:12 JohnS -> no worries, Dawn. We'll get started in a few minutes.
18:57:26 sheila -> Hi JenM's family!
19:00:24 Gary -> Does anyone else find that the sound is a bit "off"?
19:00:38 Cathy E -> Yes, audio has lots of static
19:00:53 Gary -> Ustream
19:00:59 Cathy E -> yes, Ustream
19:01:00 sheila -> I'm listening on ETTA and watching ustream muted.
19:01:07 jackiegerstein -> Yes - static - better on realplayer than on ustream
19:01:40 sheila -> ETTA is perfect!
19:01:59 sheila -> Hey it works!
19:02:02 sroseman -> the sound is quite off
19:02:37 Cathy E -> ETTA sounds great
19:03:17 Cathy E -> I followed Shelia, watching UStream - muted
19:05:48 dave -> stop it sue.
19:05:51 dave -> ur making me dizzy
19:06:00 csitterley -> It is better now on Ustream
19:06:06 sroseman -> okay finally got the sound right
19:06:09 Gary -> Yes much better.
19:06:11 sroseman -> sorry
19:06:15 dave -> :)
19:06:45 JenW -> yeah -- the chat is back and the 4some is back!!!! YEAH
19:07:46 JenW -> Jeff is in Tomorrow??
19:08:30 dave -> http://blog.backblaze.com/2009/09/01/petabytes-on-a-budget-how-to-build-... 
19:09:06 JenW -> was the chatroom hard to open for anyone else today??? I had to come in through I/E
19:09:38 csitterley -> @ Jen -it was fine on my mac
19:09:50 JenW -> :) I almost went and grabbed my mac too
19:10:02 JenM -> Sony ereader: http://www.sonystyle.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeI... 
19:10:23 csitterley -> :D Always a good idea to use a mac
19:10:30 Cathy E -> @JenW - I'm using FF and on windows and all is ok
19:11:14 kcaise -> that sounds cool jen
19:11:16 JenW -> hmmm -- could be my system then....... :)
19:11:54 sroseman -> If you have a kindle you can read books on your iphone
19:12:11 JenW -> all you need is the kindle app --- right, Sue??
19:12:18 sroseman -> yes
19:12:19 JohnS -> Google Touts City Of LA's Decision To Equip 34,000 Employees With Google Apps: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/12/14/AR200912... 
19:12:32 JL -> http://www.overstream.net/ 
19:13:08 JL -> http://www.dirpy.com/ 
19:15:04 csitterley -> Good for LA-maybe keep it free for schools a while longer if more oay for services
19:15:41 dave -> http://www.vpit.ualberta.ca/email/index.php?ref=faq 
19:16:39 Cathy E -> Can't hear Dave
19:16:42 dawn -> sounds like you are whispering
19:16:55 kcaise -> dave sounds fine on my end
19:16:57 Gary -> My daughter is at U of A and is looking forward to this.
19:17:21 csitterley -> Dave sounds good here as well-not quiet
19:17:22 kcaise -> my hubby graduated form u of a
19:17:48 JL -> re: dave - are you listening on Ustream or ETT A
19:17:56 kcaise -> in tucson, arizona that is
19:17:58 Cathy E -> ETTA
19:17:59 csitterley -> We were just reverse-we got perm for students 2 years ago-still not for staff
19:18:01 JenM -> Open Education Conference 2010: http://openedconference.org/2010/ 
19:18:05 Gary -> I work with student teachers from the U of Alberta.
19:18:17 dawn -> i'm on real player
19:18:53 JL -> http://ipinfo.info/netrenderer/index.php 
19:20:50 JenW -> smiles -- okay, I look okay in all I/E........wonder how it would look in Netscape
19:20:59 csitterley -> Love it when they only support IE and Netscape on Mac...
19:21:40 JohnS -> Twitter's own account caused blackout, says DNS provider: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9142486/Twitter_s_own_account_cau... 
19:21:55 JenW -> have not used I/E in a long time -- attempting to use Chrome more than FF but just am happy (almost always) with FF
19:22:47 JohnS -> Twitter Status: http://status.twitter.com/ 
19:23:53 JenW -> had to reset Twitter this weekend but due to user error -- I deleted tweetie on my iphone and I guess I deleted my twitter :)
19:24:01 dawn -> This show is MUCh easier with chrome :D
19:24:34 JenW -> yes glog
19:24:34 dave -> http://www.slideshare.net/jmcgee/glog-on-presentation 
19:24:38 kcaise -> from glogster
19:25:31 dawn -> I like glogster.edu.
19:25:37 kcaise -> there is also an educational version
19:26:03 JenM -> AECT Distance Ed Symposium Summer 2010: http://www.aect.org/events/symposia/call/ 
19:26:10 sroseman -> HMM BLOG GLOG
19:26:24 JenW -> I thought glogs were hosted at glogster
19:26:46 csitterley -> And when you are on slow connection it is a slog glog...
19:27:13 JenW -> and Jen is going to ICE in February -- right??
19:27:16 JL -> http://www.halogentv.com/ 
19:27:24 sroseman -> clogs
19:27:34 JenM -> @jw: ICE?
19:27:47 JL -> http://freekidsmusic.com/ 
19:27:51 JenW -> Illinois Computer Educators in St. Charles -- 2/21 ish
19:28:07 JenM -> turds, jen ... I'll be in Florida :(
19:28:41 JenW -> OOOOOhhhhhh I have Heigh Ho Mozard -- the Disney classics played in the way of famous composers -- have you heard it??
19:28:43 kcaise -> the death metal version of itsy bitsy spider
19:28:46 JenW -> Mozart
19:28:56 JohnS -> Textbook Revolution: http://textbookrevolution.org/index.php/Main_Page 
19:28:58 csitterley -> PA Assoc for Ed Tech and Communications conference-Hershey PA 2/25-
19:29:26 JohnS -> Totally Free Math: http://totallyfreemath.com/ 
19:29:30 JenW -> JenM -- why would you want to leave IL in Feb to go to Florida??
19:30:15 JenM -> @jw ... call me crazy for leaving IL in Feb :)
19:30:21 dave -> http://www.refseek.com/directory/educational_videos.html 
19:30:48 csitterley -> Sounds interesting John-will check out for some LS needs-alternate sources
19:32:08 JenM -> Dump your cable TV: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/10/technology/personaltech/10basics.html?... 
19:32:33 csitterley -> Jen always has seguay(sp)-she just does that for her own links...
19:33:16 csitterley -> Thanks for mentioning the PAECT Conference ( http://peteandc.org )
19:33:30 JL -> http://www.shortie.org/festival/ 
19:33:57 JL -> http://www.ifood.tv/ 
19:34:28 JohnS -> Twitter creator reveals Square mobile-pay device: http://www.cnn.com/2009/TECH/ptech/12/09/twitter.dorsey.credit.card/inde... 
19:36:10 kcaise -> i have an itouch app that does that
19:36:28 dave -> http://code.google.com/p/bigbluebutton/
19:37:12 dawn -> I know... bear in big blue house
19:38:54 JenW -> red 5 and blue button??? confused
19:39:40 JenW -> thank you
19:39:46 csitterley -> Thanks Dave
19:40:39 JL -> http://edublogawards.com/ 
19:40:55 JenW -> Everyone is winners!! :)
19:41:06 JenW -> a lot of NEW names
19:41:06 JL -> http://englishcompanion.ning.com/ 
19:41:26 JohnS -> Video Sharing Sites that are not Youtube: http://ozgekaraoglu.edublogs.org/2009/10/07/video-sharing-sites-that-are... 
19:42:29 JenW -> seemed like the voting timeframe was really really QUICK this year -- was that just my feeling??
19:42:59 Gary -> You mean that the teachers and students have not learned how to get around the blocks John?
19:43:00 dave -> http://www.floridatoday.com/article/20091215/NEWS01/912150325/West-Shore-students-virtually-dissect-cadaver
19:43:01 csitterley -> If Youtube is blocked for the reason often given-bandwidth-these won't be popular either...
19:43:46 dave -> http://www.parentcentral.ca/parent/familyhealth/children'shealth/article/736659--for-sick-kids-an-online-lifeline
19:44:13 kcaise -> you guys are making it hard to eat dinner while listening!
19:44:28 JenW -> sick kids and cadavers --- yum
19:44:36 jackiegerstein -> That is cool
19:44:48 Gary -> It's biology - good to talk about.
19:45:01 JenM -> A live auction alternative to ebay: http://www.stuffbuff.com/ 
19:45:36 JenM -> http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/19510 
19:46:23 JL -> http://buymytronics.com/ 
19:47:16 JL -> http://twalk.in/ 
19:47:53 JohnS -> Textbooks Trade In: http://www.amazon.com/b/?node=2205237011 
19:48:00 JenW -> hmmm why the tweet tie-in??
19:48:16 JohnS -> FreeSound: http://www.freesound.org 
19:48:23 kcaise -> the blackberry twalk app is supposed to be released soon
19:48:40 JohnS -> Wordpress 2.9 Carmen: http://wordpress.org/development/2009/12/wordpress-2-9/ 
19:48:54 JenW -> and it was an easy upgrade
19:49:23 csitterley -> Have seen some talk of broken widgets after upgrade
19:49:42 JenW -> @csitterley -- I lost no widgets within my theme. :)
19:50:05 csitterley -> I did not lose anything but someone said they lost some photo links
19:50:28 kcaise -> tomorrow is the solstice
19:50:46 JenW -> 2010??
19:51:02 JenW -> Happy Holidays & New Year
19:51:03 csitterley -> OK I guess we can make it without you for a week
19:51:05 dave -> @kcaise jeff is in the future
19:51:13 dave -> that is... he's in korea
19:51:21 JenW -> I am saying 2thousand 10
19:51:34 dawn -> thanks
19:51:44 jackiegerstein -> Happy solstice to all of you!
19:51:45 JenW -> no twalkin here ---
19:51:54 JenW -> big blue button??
19:52:24 JenM -> http://news.yahoo.com/s/ynews_deca/ynews_deca_ts1010 
19:52:35 JenW -> really -- I have always wondered what the 0 decades were
19:52:49 JenW -> no -- we have the twenties, thirties ---
19:52:56 JenW -> but we don't have the 10's or the 0's
19:52:57 Gary -> Anyone going to this conference http://www.hiceducation.org/  in Hawaii?
19:53:28 Gary -> I am tagging along - my wife is going.
19:54:06 JenW -> Lived in Hawaii for a year ----
19:54:13 JenW -> what time is it in KOREA??
19:55:36 JL -> about 10am Monday morning
19:55:54 csitterley -> What a fun family
19:56:16 JenW -> I am glad you arrived safely in Korea
19:56:33 JenW -> we had CHATROOM rebellion
19:57:08 JenW -> We like you just the way you are
19:57:36 sroseman -> [i]keep up the good work
19:57:38 csitterley -> I like the fast-paced thing
19:57:43 JenW -> No WOW3
19:57:55 Gary -> We are all happy because the chat room changed back - would have been unhappy otherwise.
19:57:56 JenW -> they should -- butno
19:58:09 JenW -> holiday
19:58:11 sheila -> no Wow3
19:58:14 JenW -> no
19:58:22 JenW -> Again in 2010
19:58:49 JenW -> You guys don't follow @speters on twitter??/ that is how I stay in touch with WOW3
19:58:50 kcaise -> dave, we are having difficulties with the ETT newsletter
19:58:59 csitterley -> Big week beginning in 2010
19:59:15 kcaise -> it isnt being sent out
19:59:19 JenW -> And in 2010 - can you host the WHEN NIGHT FALLS again with K12OC??
19:59:56 Gary -> For those not retired, have a good break. You probably deserve it.
20:00:02 JenW -> Thanks!!!! and Happy New Year
20:00:32 csitterley -> Merry Christmas
20:00:50 sheila -> Thanks all! Good to 'see' you again JL.
20:01:00 JL -> great to be back