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EdTechWeekly#115
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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