It's Elementary -- Equinox Webcastathon 2007
Come and listen as we talk about our projects. This is our Back to School Special. The It's Elementary Team; Lisa Durff, Maria Knee, Alice Mercer and Jose Rodriguez. As the Webcastathon begins to wind down the Chat Room was buzzing. We had some of our regulars and special visitors from New Zealand. Hope you enjoy the show!
Chat Log Below
17:01:47 JoseR -> : Hello Anyone Home
17:04:27 JoseR -> : Hey Graham is in the house
17:04:53 JoseR -> : Are you available for a skype call?
17:04:58 Graham -> : Hi JosÃ©
17:05:04 JoseR -> : Hello
17:05:24 JoseR -> : We are in the final Webcastathon
17:05:29 Graham -> : afraid not - still in hotel in London but no skype and limited internet
17:05:31 JoseR -> : Durff is in the house
17:05:41 JoseR -> : Well great to see everyone
17:05:49 JoseR -> : Durff ready for show?
17:05:52 Graham -> : can listen in only
17:06:02 JoseR -> : Ok Graham sound good
17:06:07 JoseR -> : ETT A
17:06:14 Graham -> : sound is great
17:06:16 JoseR -> : Streaming on ETT A
17:06:58 Durff -> : icons on listen page are not there
17:07:16 JoseR -> : try http://wordbridges.net/listen
17:07:26 Durff -> : how do i listen?
17:07:44 JoseR -> : http://www..com/listen worked for me
17:07:45 Durff -> : error jose
17:07:55 JoseR -> : No skype for you Durff?
17:08:14 Durff -> : ok but worldbridges page doesn't
17:08:25 Durff -> : call me jose
17:08:31 JoseR -> : set to go
17:08:34 Durff -> : yes
17:08:37 Durff -> : i do
17:12:38 Graham -> : audio is now cutting in and out
17:12:58 Graham -> : could be my connection here
17:13:00 fran -> : hi
17:13:15 JoseR -> : Hi Fran
17:13:26 fran -> : is somebody here?
17:13:35 fran -> : hi joser
17:13:43 fran -> : where are you from?
17:13:44 JoseR -> : Hi Fran are you a elementary school teacher
17:14:00 fran -> : yes
17:14:03 JoseR -> : We are Elementary School Teachers
17:14:39 JoseR -> : Listen live on http://worldbridges.net/listen ETT A
17:16:26 JoseR -> : Hello SimonBronw
17:16:37 JoseR -> : Ryan was here
17:16:57 SimonBrown -> : Hi Jose
17:17:26 SimonBrown -> : my audio is still connecting
17:18:18 JoseR -> : listen to audio http://woldbridges.net/listen ETT A
17:19:12 Durff -> : hi simon
17:19:34 SimonBrown -> : Sorry, just got logged out - what was that audio link again?
17:19:50 SimonBrown -> : Link B failed to connect
17:19:55 Durff -> : go to ETT listen page
17:19:57 SimonBrown -> : Link A dropped me out
17:20:07 Durff -> : hi rachel
17:20:16 Durff -> : listen at page
17:20:26 Durff -> : worldbridges not working
17:20:37 Durff -> : go to listen page
17:21:38 Durff -> : hi rachel
17:21:45 Durff -> : hi miguel
17:21:55 RachelB -> : Thanks for your tweet Durff
17:21:56 MGuhlin.net -> : Howdy!
17:22:03 MGuhlin.net -> : What show is this?
17:22:05 Durff -> : $5
17:22:25 Durff -> : webcastathon It's Ele. Special
17:22:32 MGuhlin.net -> : Oh
17:22:38 MGuhlin.net -> : Who's speaking?
17:22:52 RachelB -> : I was just wondering that!
17:23:25 Durff -> : jose
17:23:34 Durff -> : never stops
17:25:31 graham -> : saw a great idea this weekend for using screencasting for student composition feedback - can't wait to try this
17:26:38 JoseR -> : http://thirdgradediscoveries.edublogs.net
17:27:02 Durff -> : hi lor4i
17:27:06 Durff -> : lori
17:27:11 lori a -> : HI
17:27:15 lori a -> : is there sound?
17:27:23 lori a -> : I have to go get headphones
17:27:42 JoseR -> : Hi Evveryone got lost in my monologue
17:27:48 Durff -> : sound at ETT listen ogae
17:27:52 Durff -> : page
17:27:55 lori a -> : I hear I missed some cool learning this AM with quiziq
17:28:01 Durff -> : i need coffee
17:28:21 Durff -> : yup we had fun lori
17:28:22 JoseR -> : http://worldbridges.net/listen ETT A
17:28:45 RachelB -> : Aha, extension is .org - just looking now @ 3rd grade discoveries
17:28:57 JoseR -> : yes thanks
17:29:08 JoseR -> : Hi Rachel
17:29:55 RachelB -> : Hi Jose.... think I am 'meeting' you for the first time. Do you blog yourself?
17:30:24 RachelB -> : My kids love KIDPIX!!!!
17:30:35 JoseR -> : yes http://coordinator2.wordpress.com
17:30:37 RachelB -> : We use deluxe 3x @ moment
17:31:01 JoseR -> : my classroom blog last year was http://room36.wordpress.com
17:31:14 RachelB -> : Aha, always good to discover a new blog - thanks
17:31:42 Durff -> : not so new - he always had one
17:31:52 RachelB -> : new for me!
17:32:06 Durff -> : what about me? am i new too?
17:32:10 RachelB -> : to me lol
17:32:16 Durff -> : :)
17:32:21 RachelB -> : No, I have been reading you for ages!
17:32:27 SimonBrown -> : must go to an appointment - back soon - thanks
17:32:32 RachelB -> : And still hooked ;)
17:32:33 Durff -> : the kids though?
17:32:43 maria -> : http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=51141
17:32:44 Durff -> : they are at blogmeister
17:33:14 Durff -> : hi hkdudle
17:33:39 RachelB -> : My class is: http://room9nelsoncentral.blogspot.com/
17:33:59 Durff -> : 12 in chat room?
17:34:30 JoseR -> : Room 9 of course Your great
17:34:33 Durff -> : i have your video on blogging on a training wiki
17:34:57 Durff -> : hi parisi
17:35:08 RachelB -> : KinderKids is great!
17:35:16 lisa parisi -> : hi durff..check it out http://www.herricks.org/webpages/spcollaborative/technology.cfm?subpage=...
17:35:23 lisa parisi -> : our web conference
17:35:35 lori a -> : HI Lisa
17:35:52 Durff -> : it says page not found
17:36:16 lori a -> : I got it fin
17:36:18 lori a -> : fine
17:36:23 Durff -> : pooh
17:36:27 maria -> : http://kinzexchange.blogspot.com/
17:36:29 lisa parisi -> : really? it worked for me
17:36:39 Durff -> : is it because i use firefox
17:37:11 maria -> : http://kindermathtrails.wikispaces.com/
17:37:13 Durff -> : i posted the pics you sent me
17:37:25 lisa parisi -> : wish the tv pics had worked
17:37:54 maria -> : http://kcountingbook.wetpaint.com/page/Home?t=anon
17:38:18 AliceMercer -> : kid pix costs money
17:38:20 lori a -> : Lisa - I can see your page but the link to the conference isn't working
17:39:30 RachelB -> : Kidpix has just been made free for all NZ schools
17:39:53 AliceMercer -> : brb, skype connection is not working
17:40:09 RachelB -> : Before that we used Tux Paint on computers that we didn't have kidpix licences for
17:40:19 RachelB -> : oh, and artrage2 for older kids
17:40:59 JoseR -> : Tuxpaint is a great tool to learn tech skills
17:41:10 Durff -> : hi
17:41:18 Jemingo -> : Hey hi there!
17:42:15 RachelB -> : That's a major barrier - parents feel that their kids will just wreck or break their technology
17:42:54 JoseR -> : Rachel what is your skype id
17:43:08 RachelB -> : hello - yes me from NZ
17:43:17 maria -> : love your blog
17:43:27 RachelB -> : he he he yes on holidays!
17:43:38 maria -> : we've just had our turn
17:43:46 RachelB -> : skype: nz-rach
17:44:42 RachelB -> : I have only just joined Twitter - I am convinced I have been missing out - thought it was stupid before
17:45:23 RachelB -> : my internet connection is a bit nasty @ the moment
17:46:45 RachelB -> : I have you now on skype Jose
17:47:17 RachelB -> : Sorry skype just quit
17:47:21 RachelB -> : wont be a sec
17:47:33 AliceMercer -> : http://oakridgesixthgrade.edublogs.org/
17:47:54 lisa parisi -> : okay Durff I fixed it http://www.herricks.org/webpages/spcollaborative/technology.cfm?subpage=...
17:47:57 Durff -> : interaction in this room
17:48:02 Durff -> : hey!!
17:48:18 RachelB -> : I am back on skype
17:48:24 Jemingo -> : Hi Durff! I'm trying to figure out which one is your voice.
17:48:28 RachelB -> : but it looks to be clogged up!
17:48:31 Durff -> : ok, but i'll play it later
17:48:51 Durff -> : my voice is the annoying one
17:49:01 Durff -> : alice is talking now
17:49:06 Jemingo -> : LOL
17:51:56 RachelB -> : Hi Jen
17:51:58 Durff -> : hi jen
17:52:02 lori a -> : Lisa and Lisa - so jealous that your classes met - wish I could get my 5-6 grade teachers to do similar
17:52:10 JenniferW -> : hey everyone!!
17:52:20 lori a -> : Hi Jen
17:52:22 lisa parisi -> : hi jen
17:52:29 AliceMercer -> : Rachel you can unmute,
17:52:30 maria -> : hello Jen
17:52:33 Durff -> : call us lori
17:52:33 lisa parisi -> : it was fun lori..kids loved it
17:52:44 AliceMercer -> : breaking up, lower volume may help Rachel.
17:52:58 lisa parisi -> : durff went into fifth and sixth grade classrooms
17:53:03 lori a -> : I have to get a class to want to
17:53:08 JenniferW -> : Hey JenM
17:53:18 AliceMercer -> : Lori where/what do you teach?
17:53:25 Jemingo -> : Hi Rach - yup i'm going to be there too. I'm the guy in Tauranga
17:53:25 JenM -> : hi, guys ... again!
17:53:33 lori a -> : If we find a good curriculum connection that I can plug with them
17:53:54 Jemingo -> : Go Nelson!
17:53:58 lori a -> : IL
17:53:59 Durff -> : we want to lori
17:54:15 Durff -> : name your grade
17:54:18 lori a -> : My teachers - can't get them
17:54:25 lori a -> : I don't have my own class
17:54:27 AliceMercer -> : This was the lesson that [b]didn't[/b] work: http://oakridgefourthgrade.edublogs.org/
17:54:32 Durff -> : can you do it?
17:54:38 maria -> : We are always looking for blogging buddies
17:54:44 AliceMercer -> : Lori do you teach in lab?
17:54:53 lori a -> : Whole school
17:54:58 lori a -> : tech faciliator
17:55:10 lori a -> : but teachers don't buy in with the new ideas
17:55:22 RachelB -> : Jemingo - are you Jamin????
17:55:25 Durff -> : 13 in chat room
17:55:38 Jemingo -> : LOL yup that's me. How are your holidays?
17:55:48 lori a -> : Lisa P are you going to try the mathinc moodle?
17:55:56 lisa parisi -> : Alice...the lesson actually looks really good...just more questions needed
17:55:59 lori a -> : still trying to get a teacher involved
17:56:09 RachelB -> : my skype is a little wonky so excuse me if I don't hear everything!
17:56:16 RachelB -> : Hi JAMIN!!!!!!
17:56:28 RachelB -> : Wanna buy a house in Tga Jamin??
17:56:29 JenniferW -> : took me 9 years to get 100% teachers involved..........grins, had to go to another school to do it --
17:56:30 Jemingo -> : Man I have needed this break! A little run down at the end of the term.
17:56:47 lori a -> : Jen you did great things
17:56:59 Jemingo -> : Buy a house?? Hmmmm where abouts/
17:57:01 JenniferW -> : LOL -- my new school thinks so :)
17:57:22 AliceMercer -> : Lisa, the LANGUAGE was the problem.
17:57:23 RachelB -> : ha, ha, well I gotta try - Princess Road in Bellevue/Otumoetai
17:57:33 lori a -> : so sad no one jumped on O.R.E.O either
17:57:38 AliceMercer -> : I should have asked which would you use to do a research report, and which to go shopping.
17:57:40 JenniferW -> : did he say 11 in skype call??
17:57:54 JenniferW -> : he has ELEVEN in a skype call?? WOO HOO
17:58:11 AliceMercer -> : Lisa L: I couldn't ask more questions, I only have 2-45 minutes sessions.
17:58:17 JenniferW -> : we tap out at 8
17:58:36 Jemingo -> : Hello guys - sorry my skype is really delayed!
17:58:45 Durff -> : hi!
17:58:49 RachelB -> : Ahhhh!!! my skype is sketching out!
17:58:59 AliceMercer -> : Lori, that must be a dififcult position to be in.
17:59:17 lisa parisi -> : Alice...not necessarily more...just different...which would you choose for shopping? Why?
17:59:21 JenniferW -> : what time is it in NZ?? ???
17:59:27 RachelB -> : pop your blog url in Jamin
17:59:30 lori a -> : do you teach sound in science?
17:59:32 AliceMercer -> : LIsa, have you come on?
17:59:34 Jemingo -> : Wow skype is a bit crazy at the mo.
17:59:39 JenM -> : hi, guys ... listening to stream and it is really choppy.
17:59:42 AliceMercer -> : Lisa L.
17:59:43 Jemingo -> : www.b2rocks.blogspot.com
17:59:49 RachelB -> : just about 10am on Saturday here in NZ
17:59:53 lori a -> : might be able to get a teacher to do skype to show sound going over the interent?
17:59:59 RachelB -> : NZ skype is nasty here!
18:00:02 Jemingo -> : It is 10am on Mon
18:00:09 RachelB -> : not always tho
18:00:10 JenniferW -> : Happy Tomorrow -- Jemingo
18:00:20 RachelB -> : sorry on MON!!
18:00:28 JenniferW -> : LOL -- I wondered Rachel
18:00:29 RachelB -> : sorry can you tell I am on holidays!
18:00:35 RachelB -> : he he he
18:00:39 JenniferW -> : its good to see you, Rachel!!
18:00:41 Jemingo -> : Hmmm i might be better to just txt rather than skype
18:00:54 RachelB -> : We are busy on our Seuss stuff Jen!
18:00:58 Jemingo -> : Yay for holidays!
18:00:59 JenniferW -> : ohhh -- googie
18:01:01 JenniferW -> : goodie
18:01:01 JenM -> : audio is pretty much dead on the stream ... sorry :(
18:01:24 JenniferW -> : my teachers are loving that I have a macbook for their use for the Seuss project
18:01:34 JenniferW -> : GOOD SHOW, /clapping
18:01:37 lori a -> : bye thanks
18:01:41 RachelB -> : Gotta love the mac book
18:01:50 JenniferW -> : it is making it SOOOO easy
18:01:52 lisa parisi -> : bye...came late but loved what i heard
18:01:52 RachelB -> : Thanks for the opp guys
18:01:53 lori a -> : I'll keep trying to figure out how to skype with you guys
18:01:55 RachelB -> : great show!
18:01:59 JenM -> : still fun! :)
18:02:03 JenM -> : great job!