February 15, 2009
This Week's Delicious Links
Chat Log Below
18:41:51 JL -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sriracha
18:46:27 Sheila -> Heard Darwin published after his daughter's death.
18:47:36 ds -> same problem here--no space on dial for FM tuner deal....
18:51:47 Lori in Lincoln -> just came in...what is our topic?
18:53:43 ds -> dave, send over some popcorn
18:54:29 ds -> thx JL
18:55:17 ds -> and thx to the server elves for all the good wrx
18:56:24 Sheila -> @ds - Missed your show. I've been off line for a while. Is it posted yet?
18:57:24 ds -> @Sheila, was just some tunes, not much to post
18:57:51 ds -> canola
18:57:58 Sheila -> Ahh, too bad.
18:58:31 Sheila -> Hi Cathy!
18:59:30 mrsdurff -> burned the house down!
18:59:38 Sheila -> I actually helped Orville make his popcorn!
18:59:50 mrsdurff -> lol
19:00:08 ds -> yikes
19:00:27 Sheila -> I did research with corn in Mass. and he needed some of the seeds.
19:01:22 dave -> http://eci831.wikispaces.com/01-27-09
19:02:37 jackiegerstein -> durff - you are the woman that knows -Your tweets always seem to lead me to the live sessions - thanks!
19:02:39 Alvin Trusty -> http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2009/02/apple-says-jailbreaking-illegal
19:03:19 mrsdurff -> we will visit you all in jail
19:03:37 mrsdurff -> how many millions is that?
19:03:39 JL -> http://www.businessinsider.com/microsoft-to-open-retail-stores-2009-2
19:04:04 JL -> http://www.trustyetc.com/trustyblog/2009/02/10/how-to-create-a-great-pow...
19:04:06 mrsdurff -> free bed and board for jailbreaking - hmmm
19:04:17 matt montagne -> hopeuflly they do better than those dell kiosk stores...
19:05:04 JohnS -> EdTechTalk: http://www.edtechtalk.com
19:06:14 Cathy E -> We love you guys!
19:06:38 Lorna -> applause
19:06:47 ds -> indeed, the server elves are the best
19:07:16 mrsdurff -> she did
19:07:25 mrsdurff -> with expresso
19:07:45 mrsdurff -> pretty thanks to the elves
19:07:46 Sheila -> It's great!
19:07:49 dave -> http://rteesdale.wordpress.com/2009/02/11/a-video-newbie/
19:09:29 Alvin Trusty -> http://www.lmgtfy.com/?q=how+do+I+do+a+screen+capture+in+windows
19:09:30 matt montagne -> anyone have a link to the latest ett newsletter??
19:09:32 mrsdurff -> is that even possible?
19:10:25 JL -> http://edtechtalk.com/node/3625
19:10:32 matt montagne -> thanks jl
19:10:42 JL -> http://assistivetech.ning.com/
19:10:58 JL -> http://kitzu.org/
19:11:01 Carole -> What is the topic here today?
19:11:26 JohnS -> Academic Earth: http://academicearth.org/
19:11:39 dave -> EdTechWeekly is a weekly discussion of the latest news and resources of interest to the EdTech Community.
19:11:54 JohnS -> The Seed Salon: http://salon.seedmagazine.com and Albert-László Barabási + James Fowler on Networks: http://salon.seedmagazine.com/salon_barabasi_fowler.html
19:12:42 dave -> http://kiserai.net/turl.pl
19:12:57 mrsdurff -> nice link john
19:13:31 Alvin Trusty -> http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/kodu/
19:13:36 Cathy E -> Do tiny URLs have a shelf life
19:13:39 Alvin Trusty -> http://atmosphir.com
19:13:55 Carole -> First time in so getting my head around the links flying in: these are examples to consider?
19:14:45 Valiana -> What's the age for stmosphir?
19:14:55 JL -> http://twisten.fm/
19:15:09 kcaise -> @carole, the show hosts are sharing resources you can use in the classroom
19:15:25 JL -> http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/02/10/jeff-fredericks-twitter-u_n_165...
19:15:27 dave -> @carole i think everyone listens differently
19:15:27 ds -> think of it as a news show for edtech--all links available at http://delicious.com/edtechtalk
19:15:28 kcaise -> each show host shares some of their favorite resources
19:15:39 dave -> the links will be there after the show if you want to refer back to them
19:15:53 Valiana -> What's the age for students using atmosphir?
19:15:53 mrsdurff -> a coup? how fun!
19:15:59 mrsdurff -> hi page
19:16:01 dave -> or you can click on them and wander to them
19:16:31 kcaise -> 1 in how many use twitter?
19:16:32 JohnS -> Palm pulls the plug on Palm OS, bets the future on Pre's webOS : http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/021109-palm-kills-palm-os-bets-on-...
19:16:38 Cathy E -> 1 in 10...wow
19:16:48 kcaise -> ok ty
19:17:43 Carole -> @dave thanks for hints
19:17:48 dave -> http://mashable.com/2009/02/09/twitter-productivity
19:17:49 mrsdurff -> audio?
19:17:54 matt montagne -> audio??
19:18:03 Carole -> looking for advice on use of Facebook connectivity for projects with 16-21 year olds?
19:18:05 ds -> gone here too
19:18:07 ds -> audio
19:18:13 mrsdurff -> did dave trip over the wires again?
19:18:13 kcaise -> wasn't sure if it was just me
19:18:30 John Rundag -> Thought it was just me...
19:18:34 JL -> might be me
19:18:37 page -> there we go
19:18:42 matt montagne -> I think the alphasmart dana could b bummed about the palm news...
19:18:45 page -> yep
19:18:49 mrsdurff -> well then let's have a chat party
19:18:51 jackiegerstein -> Our collective intelligence has decided theat the audio is gone
19:18:53 matt montagne -> I can hear jeff
19:18:54 Carole -> now I'm hearing you
19:18:57 ds -> back now jl
19:19:02 mrsdurff -> hi JL
19:19:13 mrsdurff -> no way!
19:19:16 dave -> http://twitter.com/upei
19:19:23 mrsdurff -> i will never believe it!
19:19:25 jackiegerstein -> it says 16 viewes - seems like some got dropped.
19:19:34 mrsdurff -> but did we care?
19:20:03 dave -> http://mashable.com/2009/02/09/twitter-productivity
19:20:09 mrsdurff -> i see 23 viewers
19:20:39 dave -> http://twitter.com/upei
19:20:39 mrsdurff -> toast?
19:20:41 matt montagne -> I'm seeing many more schools starting to use twitter to send updates to the school community...
19:20:50 mrsdurff -> i'm not
19:21:02 mrsdurff -> maybe i live in the wrong place
19:21:09 matt montagne -> @dave...what r u doing to manage multiple twitter accounts??
19:21:27 mrsdurff -> he doesn't
19:21:29 Carole -> Twitter has been a major update tool for us in Victoria during bushfire days
19:21:35 matt montagne -> I know there are some twitter mashup tools to handle multiple accts
19:21:36 mrsdurff -> that is the point
19:21:56 matt montagne -> @Carole...are you from Victoria??
19:22:11 Carole -> @matt yes I am in the NE of Victoria
19:22:47 ds -> @Carole great use of the Twitter
19:22:56 matt montagne -> might you have some contacts who would b willing to talk to my students about the fires?? http://gatorradio.blogspot.com/
19:23:25 Carole -> @ds thanks to @774Melbourne I could get the latest of fire threats last week
19:23:49 mrsdurff -> that would be fun!
19:24:03 Carole -> @matt not sure, maybe later on, stories are painful right now
19:24:14 mrsdurff -> true, i'm just an old lady who likes coffee
19:24:19 ds -> so valuable when time means lives! godspeed to all there
19:24:32 Alvin Trusty -> http://sourceforge.net/projects/quickconnect/
19:24:40 ds -> @dave hope the tools do work with silo-breaking
19:25:19 JL -> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Mashable/~3/D6Yz9m9eZ2w/
19:25:34 JL -> http://twitter.com/clairecmc
19:25:41 JL -> http://www.youtube.com/blog?entry=Mp1pWVLh3_Y
19:26:07 JL -> http://tubeleecher.com/
19:26:34 JohnS -> Remove Vocals from Mp3s using audacity: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqXiKYG3J7M
19:27:05 ds -> mighta been via @shareski
19:27:29 JohnS -> YourFonts: http://www.yourfonts.com
19:28:09 dave -> http://www.winsplit-revolution.com/home
19:29:10 Alvin Trusty -> Math facts meet Doom - http://www.bigbrainz.com
19:29:15 sroseman -> not so useful on a MAC
19:30:05 matt montagne -> brings back memories of mathblasters...
19:30:28 Alvin Trusty -> http://www.protopage.com/postcards
19:30:42 dave -> oh noez!
19:30:47 ds -> hey Jen
19:30:48 dave -> it's j2
19:31:20 mrsdurff -> which states?
19:31:22 JL -> http://web2.0calc.com/
19:31:23 @injenuity -> it is j2. I just paid for 2 more hours of coffee shop internet. entertain me. I mean, educate me.
19:31:41 JL -> http://www.poodwaddle.com/clocks2.htm
19:31:48 mrsdurff -> you'll find both here
19:32:02 @injenuity -> I just uploaded the zip file of all the onramp posts plus instructor guide and sample syllabus
19:32:20 JL -> http://www.petitiononline.com/HB363/petition.html
19:32:44 mrsdurff -> commonwealth of pa
19:32:49 John Rundag -> Oh come on
19:32:49 mrsdurff -> not state
19:32:54 JohnS -> Make Beliefs Comix: http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/
19:32:57 JL -> so sorry
19:33:01 mrsdurff -> hi sue
19:33:03 JL -> commonwealth
19:33:08 mrsdurff -> hi sue
19:33:21 mrsdurff -> ToonDo
19:33:34 jackiegerstein -> My kids love Make Beliefs!
19:33:36 mrsdurff -> i think ToonDoo is better
19:33:52 dave -> http://nationalacademies.org/evolution/index.html
19:34:13 @injenuity -> evolution is good
19:34:36 Alvin Trusty -> Etoys - http://squeakland.org
19:34:41 jackiegerstein -> Make Beliefs seems to be easier for my students than ToonDO
19:34:45 Gary -> A good site.
19:35:09 matt montagne -> hopefully those comic porgrams print more efficently than comic life
19:35:44 JL -> http://www.dapper.net/
19:36:02 matt montagne -> that was the cool thing about hyperstudio...I loved the coding language built into it
19:36:09 JL -> http://www.playfish.com/?page=game_wordchallenge
19:36:23 Cathy E -> @Matt - I loved hyperstudio
19:36:37 ds -> lol
19:36:38 JohnS -> ShareTabs: http://www.sharetabs.com/
19:36:43 derrallg -> hi everyone
19:36:44 Sheila -> Gotta go! See you again in a few weeks. Vacation coming up!
19:36:47 Sheila -> Thanks all!
19:36:54 jackiegerstein -> Introduced Phun to a few students on Friday - appears to be a winner for the younger set - http://www.phunland.com
19:36:58 ds -> Sheila, take lots of pics
19:37:02 ds -> missed her
19:37:10 JohnS -> My Links for Tonight: http://www.sharetabs.com/dwm
19:37:12 dave -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commonwealth_(United_States)#cite_note-8
19:37:26 matt montagne -> @cathy...I did too...it just seemed to die several years ago...
19:37:29 Sarah S -> I love sharetabs. Hugely useful.
19:37:40 dave -> http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/pahist/symbols.asp?secid=31
19:37:43 Cathy E -> Can you put that in a wiki??
19:37:47 cyndidannerkuhn -> [i]I love sharetabs too
19:37:53 John Rundag -> cool link
19:38:01 derrallg -> just saw sharetabs over at Classroom 2.0 yesterday worked well
19:38:24 mrsdurff -> According to the Commonwealth Constitution
19:38:33 Alvin Trusty -> Richard Stallman video on copyright - http://www.vimeo.com/3100872
19:38:35 mrsdurff -> I was born in PA
19:38:41 cyndidannerkuhn -> I just wrote about ShareTabs as a Guest Blogger on Free Technology for Teachers
19:38:47 mrsdurff -> Wikipedia can be wrong
19:38:49 matt montagne -> Richard Kassieh presents using tabs in his broswer instead of using a presentation program
19:38:50 dave -> @durff well... you've been wrong all this time.
19:38:59 dave -> check out the museum link
19:39:15 mrsdurff -> all schoolchildren in PA learn PA is a commonwealth
19:39:20 dave -> it is.
19:39:24 dave -> it is also a state
19:39:34 JL -> http://www.podcampohio.com/
19:39:42 mrsdurff -> not in the commonwealth records
19:39:48 Gary -> But they are not in "the" Commonwealth" but could have been.
19:39:51 JL -> http://ed21online.com/
19:40:00 mrsdurff -> oi veh
19:40:14 mrsdurff -> jose the master will stream
19:40:15 JohnS -> Stranded II: http://www.unrealsoftware.de/game_stranded2.php
19:40:25 John Rundag -> May 16
19:40:40 jackiegerstein -> I am a PA native too - happy I am not living there anymore as I use cellphones in my classroom
19:41:27 mrsdurff -> YA The Schinkers!
19:41:45 mrsdurff -> @jackie I do too
19:42:03 mrsdurff -> tag with snarky comments
19:42:04 dave -> http://www.wizards.com/d20modern/d20mdice/dice.htm
19:42:12 dave -> UBER GEEK LINK
19:42:23 jackiegerstein -> durff :D
19:42:35 Carole -> so that tag was forEdTechTalk in delicious?
19:42:44 mrsdurff -> yes
19:42:50 Alvin Trusty -> for:EdTechTalk
19:42:57 mrsdurff -> and don't forget the comments
19:43:19 jackiegerstein -> The dice roller rocks!
19:43:32 matt montagne -> good show y'all
19:43:33 mrsdurff -> poor Alvin
19:43:58 Carole -> thanks guys - great intro for me to way your minds work :-)
19:44:34 jackiegerstein -> Open source for all!! I want to create bumper stickers that promote open source courses
19:45:38 mrsdurff -> welcome to the real world!
19:45:40 ds -> there goes your proof -- ed needs to change or die
19:45:50 Sarah S -> Oh, just sharethe google doc with the prof!
19:45:54 mrsdurff -> indeed as you would say
19:46:21 mrsdurff -> wise
19:46:31 Sarah S -> I have my college kids in a ning instead of using Blackboard for things - easier and way more fun.
19:46:32 cyndidannerkuhn -> [u]you can remix my class, it is totally online at http://cdkedplace.com and toally open
19:46:51 ds -> great idea re front-loading content JL
19:47:10 JohnS -> @cyndi getting a 404 on that link
19:47:29 jackiegerstein -> Is google anaytics blocked or problematic at any of your schools - it is at mine.
19:47:41 cyndidannerkuhn -> hmm sorry http://cdkedplace.info
19:48:05 jackiegerstein -> Never can open it
19:48:57 cyndidannerkuhn -> Network Nazi's are pretty powerful
19:49:00 mrsdurff -> well don't suggest it to our IT
19:49:01 ds -> @JL how much do you think can be done with cell phones, for those audiences w/out computers?
19:49:24 Cathy E -> That Sharetabs is the best thing I've ever seen
19:49:30 jackiegerstein -> @ds - what happens when the cell phones get banned??
19:49:51 ds -> they go undercovers, but they aren't going away
19:50:18 mrsdurff -> @cyndi doing a ning again?
19:50:42 cyndidannerkuhn -> [b]at ksu I have so darn many students finding it hard to manage
19:51:23 Cathy E -> WE text more than we talk
19:51:29 mrsdurff -> where will the students put content?
19:51:39 John Rundag -> I do more txting, twittering and emails on my phone than I do talking
19:52:01 cyndidannerkuhn -> I am doing an iPhone project with a school in Kansas, pretty cool
19:52:31 ds -> I have a BB and if I use it nearly exclusively for web
19:52:49 matt montagne -> Title I is not NCLB
19:52:56 Cathy E -> Title I has been around forever
19:53:07 John Rundag -> Money for Title I, school construction and EETT
19:53:13 cyndidannerkuhn -> Title one is Specials
19:53:31 JL -> http://www.thejournal.com/articles/23977/
19:53:31 ds -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Title_1
19:53:40 page -> It is federal money, right?
19:53:45 Alvin Trusty -> http://homepages.findlay.edu/trusty/dice/
19:53:52 matt montagne -> Title I is needs based, often times based upon free and reduced lunches
19:53:53 Cathy E -> Title I is based on freelunch students
19:54:00 ds -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NCLB
19:54:15 JL -> funding for education technology was scaled back from what would have been a record high of about $1 billion down to $650 million. The new allocation is less than the $696 million funding level set back in 2004 but more than double the level set in recent years.
19:54:33 matt montagne -> I still think we should b looking at 4/5 day school days and other creative options
19:54:53 mrsdurff -> i vote for 4 day school weeks
19:55:14 matt montagne -> California is in BIG trouble right now with MAJOR education cuts on the horizon...
19:55:23 cyndidannerkuhn -> I vote we get back to REAL teaching
19:55:24 mrsdurff -> read about the school out west doing away with grade levels?
19:55:38 matt montagne -> we can't keep cutting teachers as a means to cut spending...
19:55:39 mrsdurff -> yes sir
19:56:01 John Rundag -> I read about that, mrsdurff
19:56:09 ds -> lol
19:56:18 mrsdurff -> which game is that?
19:56:21 matt montagne -> @mrsdurff...the first school that I worked at was a "non-graded" multi-age elementary school...non-graded not referring to report card grades, but age grouping of students
19:56:30 dave -> http://blogs.ubc.ca/brian/2009/02/tales-of-openness-and-serendipity/
19:56:59 mrsdurff -> @matt those school configurations haven't reached us in MD
19:57:14 matt montagne -> audio??
19:57:16 mrsdurff -> audio gone - me too - night all!
19:57:24 derrallg -> my last school had all multiage classrooms started in the 90s
19:57:26 matt montagne -> nite y'all
19:57:34 page -> Night! Thanks!
19:57:45 derrallg -> seems abrupt
19:57:54 derrallg -> night
19:58:00 JL -> I'm back
19:58:19 @injenuity -> off air?
19:58:22 ds -> welcome back, JL
19:58:28 ds -> tech difficulties
19:58:31 ds -> JL back now
19:58:36 JL -> lost connection again
19:58:46 derrallg -> now back
19:59:10 ds -> funny
19:59:12 derrallg -> that would be funny
19:59:57 derrallg -> they probably solved some major problem we've been waiting for an answer for
20:00:15 derrallg -> bye JL
20:00:20 ds -> thanks JL
20:00:25 ds -> take care
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