February 14, 2010
Chat Log Below
18:53:43 Gary -> Hello
18:54:01 Gary -> Quality in the chatroom???
18:54:07 sheila -> Ustream is much better than ETTA
18:54:28 Gary -> Some echo
18:54:49 sheila -> Echo chamber effect in ETT A.
18:55:07 Gary -> Yes
18:55:16 Gary -> ETT A
18:55:32 Gary -> Sorry - UStream
18:56:01 Gary -> A bit - except for Dave
18:56:13 Gary -> Now Dave
18:56:18 sheila -> John is clearest
18:56:18 Gary -> John is the best
18:56:35 PeggyG -> Hi everyone! Great to hear your voices :-)
18:57:13 sheila -> I'll do it for you . . . John is dearest
18:57:27 Gary -> Do you need complements that much? We can do a bunch more if you wish.
18:59:15 sheila -> Hi CathyE
18:59:42 Cathy E -> Audio is great for all 3
19:00:04 JohnS -> We'll try to make it worse.
19:00:14 PeggyG -> who is doing the streaming tonight?
19:00:55 PeggyG -> yes the audio is good for me :-)
19:04:05 PeggyG -> the competition was too stiff last week for WOW3 also!! we followed your lead :-)
19:05:11 Gary -> Just what we need - another social network like Twitter
19:05:19 JohnS -> http://mashable.com/2010/02/14/google-buzz-column/
19:05:46 John.G -> Google's attempt to be the center of your digital world.
19:09:05 Gary -> Does anyone know why is takes longer to post to Buzz from Twitter than it does to FaceBook?
19:09:17 PeggyG -> http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/35351343/ns/technology_and_science-tech_and_... Privacy checklist for Google Buzz
19:09:46 sheila -> Hi dgoodman! Long time no see! :)
19:10:13 dgoodman -> Hello and thanks....I feel like I fell off the end of the earth.
19:10:22 PeggyG -> There's a Firefox addon for Google Wave so new waves appear in your bar at bottom of screen
19:10:37 Cathy E -> Hey Deborah
19:10:42 dgoodman -> Hey Cathy
19:10:57 John.G -> Google Apps/Ed edition are we create a new generation of Google devotees?
19:11:19 dgoodman -> Topic tonight?
19:11:38 PeggyG -> no topic :-) just free flowing
19:11:42 Cathy E -> @dgoogman - whatever the boys want
19:11:45 dgoodman -> Hi Peggy G
19:11:49 JohnS -> quite possibly, John. They do make it easy to adopt them across the board.
19:11:52 dgoodman -> @Cathy LOL
19:12:11 PeggyG -> Hi dgoodman :-)
19:12:24 Cathy E -> Jeff did you get a Droid?
19:12:31 Gary -> Using Twitter to FaceBook is useful if you have friends that are time-shifted many hours.
19:12:31 JohnS -> Free videos explore the science behind the Olympics: http://www.eschoolnews.com/2010/01/24/free-videos-explore-the-science-be...
19:12:37 JohnS -> And the videos themselves…: http://www.nbclearn.com/olympics
19:12:37 John.G -> And it Google apps is free - educators favourite words.
19:12:42 JL -> not yet Cathy - still not available here
19:12:45 dgoodman -> Droid or iPhone...what is best?
19:12:51 Cathy E -> I LOVE the Olympics
19:12:53 PeggyG -> would love to hear about the Olympics --first hand perspective???
19:13:58 Cathy E -> I showed some of those videos to 5th graders - they had not idea there was science involved.
19:14:09 PeggyG -> Mathletes too :-)
19:14:21 dgoodman -> Wow...great site
19:15:30 Gary -> They seem to be sharing their ideas.
19:15:37 PeggyG -> Liz Kolb interviewed someone a few weeks ago on her radio show about math blogging with cell phones--very interesting!
19:17:48 JL -> http://www.americantesol.com/s1.html
19:18:42 JL -> http://diveintohtml5.org/video.html
19:18:57 PeggyG -> The Google voice text is quite laughable!! not very accurate!
19:19:36 page -> We will call and leave messages for each other to get a good laugh!
19:19:57 PeggyG -> html5 sounds really interesting!!
19:21:54 PeggyG -> @page--great way to get a good laugh! I deliberately wait for my messages to go into email so I can see how "creative" the message actually is! Then I listen to the voicemail :-)
19:22:22 JohnS -> Browsers: http://informationmadness.com/cms/blog/25-blog/2160-html5-video-supporte...
19:22:25 page -> Me too!
19:23:07 John.G -> I don't think IE6 does :-)
19:23:33 dave -> http://mugtug.com/sketchpad/
19:24:14 John.G -> Does Microsoft still support it?
19:24:43 PeggyG -> it's working in FF on my Mac too :-)
19:25:44 JohnS -> Millenials: A Portrait of Generation Next: http://pewresearch.org/millennials/
19:25:48 Gary -> Wow that is fast!
19:28:21 dawn -> I agree
19:28:53 PeggyG -> that's such a great point about generalizing about generations!
19:29:19 Gary -> What about those you used computers in 1971?
19:29:50 Cathy E -> Or How do you change the default homepage for your browser- I get that question everyday
19:29:55 dawn -> Prensky has a new pape now called From Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants to Digital Wisdom.
19:31:45 dawn -> :(
19:33:17 JL -> http://www.openthesis.org/
19:33:52 JL -> http://3outube.com/
19:33:58 Gary -> The recent case about the misleading information about vaccinations being withdrawn is a good example.
19:34:08 dave -> @dawn :) i'm not a big fan of mr. prensky
19:34:43 dgoodman -> cool...thanks
19:34:50 dgoodman -> for the youtube link
19:34:52 JohnS -> The U.S. National Archives' photostream: http://www.flickr.com/photos/usnationalarchives/
19:35:31 dawn -> @dave no kidding that's okay he's still evolving,,,so am I :D
19:36:56 JohnS -> AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository: http://www.amser.org
19:39:26 cyndidannerkuhn -> hello
19:39:30 Gary -> I have been involved on hiring commitees - the first thing we do is do a Google search.
19:41:28 dave -> hi cindi
19:42:13 cyndidannerkuhn -> I am always annoyed when people don't use their real names!!
19:42:28 PeggyG -> me too cyndi!
19:43:17 Gary -> YOu may need to reload Ustream
19:43:19 PeggyG -> I think fake names/avatars for students makes them feel anonymous and safe
19:43:42 dgoodman -> @Peggy I agree
19:44:27 JL -> http://www.9to5mac.com/pub-trick-iphone-glass-speaker-495849
19:44:33 dgoodman -> yes....thanks
19:44:37 PeggyG -> I just got a new external speaker for my iphone :-)
19:44:59 dgoodman -> LOL
19:45:10 dgoodman -> what kind, Peggy
19:45:57 dgoodman -> I bought the little mini speakers from Apple...which are pretty good
19:45:58 PeggyG -> This is the speak I got-X-Mini II Capsulre Speaker - Love it! http://www.amazon.com/Satechi-X-Mini-II-Capsule-Speaker/dp/B001UEBN42/re...
19:46:04 JohnS -> How to Not Suck at a Group Presentation: http://www.bothsidesofthetable.com/2010/01/31/how-to-not-suck-at-a-group...
19:47:20 PeggyG -> @JohnS-does he talk about using a backchannel on the screen behind him while presenting?? :-)
19:47:24 cyndidannerkuhn -> I have to do a 20 x 20 Pecha Kucha Feb. 25th at kansas State UNiversity
19:47:31 cyndidannerkuhn -> anybody got any ideas?
19:48:28 cyndidannerkuhn -> pretty quite chat room tonight
19:49:03 PeggyG -> thinking about the Pecha Kucha preso, @cyndi... I've seen some good ones :-)
19:49:21 PeggyG -> Chris Lehmann did a couple of good ones for Iginite Philly
19:49:40 cyndidannerkuhn -> have view Chris Lehman's, kinda thinking along his lines about what shvool should be
19:49:58 PeggyG -> yes! :-)
19:50:09 dgoodman -> Thanks...have a great week to you as well
19:50:13 PeggyG -> what's the video thing?
19:50:23 Gary -> Thanks again.
19:50:30 PeggyG -> Did Jeff get his new chair?
19:51:22 PeggyG -> that sounds like a perfect job for you Jeff!
19:51:50 Gary -> What will you be doing Jeff?
19:52:00 PeggyG -> it's not working that is a shock to the system-it's getting paid for your work!
19:52:28 cyndidannerkuhn -> wow that sounds interesting
19:52:44 cyndidannerkuhn -> haver agood week!!
19:52:51 Gary -> Teaching teachers - is that possible (over the short-term)?
19:53:01 PeggyG -> good luck with the chair :-) we're all pulling for you!
19:54:49 PeggyG -> I loved seeing Steve Nash and Wayne Gretzki in the opening ceremony :-)
19:55:16 Gary -> Torch carrying: http://ilmsl.blogspot.com/
19:55:38 JL -> http://www.worldbridges.com/nagano98/
19:55:59 PeggyG -> good night all!
19:56:06 Gary -> Good night.
19:56:46 JL -> Thanks all and good night