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EdTechWeekly #127
May 10, 2009

 

 

 Chat Log Below

 

19:03:35 dave -> http://www.academy.gcal.ac.uk/anoush/documents/DigitalNativesMythOrReali...
19:04:06 matt montagne -> Prensky's piece sure was a great conversation starter if nothing else
19:05:07 JenM -> Kindle stuff: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124146996831184563.html ... and ... http://www.businessinsider.com/henry-blodget-kindle-sales-now-a-shocking...
19:05:32 dave ->  @matt sure was... sadly it pushes policy as well... which is the problem that ihave at my university for instance
19:05:49 sharonp -> @matt Hey there! You going to be at NECC?
19:06:27 gary -> Maybe teachers should just make their own "textbooks"?
19:06:34 JL -> http://www.getsharepod.com/
19:06:38 matt montagne -> hey Sharon...no money for NECC unforunately ... you??
19:06:40 JL -> http://www.mediamonkey.com/
19:06:51 sharonp -> Looks like I may be there!
19:08:16 Cathy E -> Can you subscribe?
19:08:17 matt montagne -> @sharon...sounds like a busy summer for you!
19:08:38 JohnS -> California open source digital textbook plan faces barriers: http://arstechnica.com/open-source/news/2009/05/california-launches-open...
19:09:18 sharonp -> yes, a busy summer
19:09:27 matt montagne -> That Open Source Textbook project in Cali seems to be dead...not much movement on that
19:09:30 Cathy E -> That is a joke- right
19:10:25 JoGold -> Actually, we have a choice between 2 or 3 publishers.  Every kid in Cali uses one of the three on the approved list.
19:10:30 gary -> It will be intereting if they can be modified.
19:10:47 gary -> interesting
19:11:21 dave -> http://www.flickr.com/photos/cambodia4kidsorg/3514849865/
19:11:44 matt montagne -> @Dave...I agree. The Prensky thesis does create some confusion with rleationshiop to policy decisions re: what youth are/are not capable of...
19:12:42 Alvin Trusty -> you can't copyright an idea
19:14:27 JenM -> Windows 7 (Update): http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/windows7/archive/2009/05/05/the-windows... ... and ... http://www.neowin.net/index.php?act=view&id=54846 ... and ... http://blogs.zdnet.com/Bott/?p=958
19:14:28 Alvin Trusty -> attribution means giving credit to the owner... somehow
19:15:39 Cathy E -> How much ram do you need to run win 7?
19:15:48 matt montagne -> wow...that is bogus
19:16:00 JL -> http://get-shorty.com/
19:16:08 matt montagne -> Good quest, CAthy...
19:16:08 sharonp -> Win 7 holds your machine hostage??? wow, that is pretty funny
19:16:41 JL -> http://www.derlien.com/index.html
19:17:17 matt montagne -> There is a tinyurl like service built into Google Aps Enterprise networks...allows tiny url's for things like published google docs, sites, etc
19:17:21 sharonp -> oh, I have a program on my mac that does that
19:17:44 JohnS -> How E-learning Works: http://communication.howstuffworks.com/elearning.htm
19:17:49 gary -> Why would Mac people want something that is used in Windows?
19:18:19 JohnS -> Learning Materials at a Distance: http://www.materials.ac.uk/guides/distance.asp
19:19:03 dave -> http://arstechnica.com/media/news/2009/05/wikipedia-hoax-reveals-limits-...
19:19:36 matt montagne -> The whole swine flu hubub really had us thinking about our virtual instructional resource kit that we would use in the event of extended school closure...
19:20:36 JenM -> Recycle your Apples: http://www.apple.com/education/recycle/index.php?event_code=5539881
19:20:40 sharonp -> @matt yes, have heard many schools were in the same position
19:22:14 JL -> http://www.businessinsider.com/here-come-the-google-tv-ads-2009-5
19:23:00 JL -> http://scribblemaps.com
19:23:45 krea_frobro747 -> Any idea when Chrome will be available for mac?
19:24:05 JohnS -> RIAA: "we have no choice" but to file more named lawsuits: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2009/05/riaa-we-have-no-choice-b...
19:24:14 matt montagne -> Chrome for Mac: http://www.google.com/chrome/intl/en/mac.htmln
19:24:34 matt montagne -> last I heard was this summer at some point
19:25:07 JohnS -> MPAA: teachers should videotape monitors, not rip DVDs: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2009/05/mpaa-teachers-should-vid...
19:25:54 Alvin Trusty -> Most teachers do it this way any.
19:26:42 Alvin Trusty -> RIAA says they shouldn't use a tripod either
19:26:53 dave -> http://socialcomputingjournal.com/viewcolumn.cfm?colid=833
19:27:04 JohnS -> yeah, lovely.
19:27:18 JohnS -> Actually, I think most teachers just grab the clips from youtube.
19:28:04 JenM -> mi-fi: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/07/technology/personaltech/07pogue.html?_...
19:28:58 Cathy E -> Is that the Verizon plan?
19:29:26 charlie -> somebody should give an award to all the airports that provide free wifi for travelers
19:29:33 JL -> http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/webheads
19:29:38 matt montagne -> Quite interesting, no question about it...I read that article in NY times today. The classroom can be anywhere
19:29:46 JenM -> @cathye ... yep
19:29:47 Cathy E -> That is what my Verizon single usb modem cost
19:30:06 JL -> http://www.culturecrossing.net/index.php
19:30:55 dave -> http://davecormier.com/edblog/2009/05/09/wiaoc-you-cant-collaborate-alon...
19:31:09 JL -> http://www.nattyware.com/pixie.php
19:31:49 JohnS -> 100 Most Inspiring and Innovative Blogs for Educators: http://www.universityreviewsonline.com/2005/10/100-most-inspiring-and-in...
19:33:39 dave -> http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2009-05-07-facebook-grades_N.htm
19:34:15 techparapro -> no suprise really
19:35:02 JenM -> edtech websites: http://www.edutecher.net/index.php ... and ... http://www.wisc-online.com/
19:36:04 JL -> http://worldisopen.com/
19:36:40 matt montagne -> very cool!
19:36:42 Alvin Trusty -> He does a great Darth Vader
19:36:49 JL -> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbuZS-LYG4c
19:37:28 JohnS -> 2020 Forecast: Creating the Future of Learning: http://www.futureofed.org/
19:38:46 dave -> http://www.techsoup.org/index.cfm
19:38:56 dave -> http://friendfeed.com/
19:39:21 Cathy E -> I love Friend Feed
19:39:29 dave -> http://www.howtotuts.com/2008/09/08/how-to-accelerate-bookmarking-to-del...
19:39:40 gary -> So you are stalking us Dave?
19:39:52 JohnS -> Dave stalks everybody
19:40:12 gary -> I know.
19:40:25 gary -> I stalked back.
19:41:00 sroseman -> What was that link dump, sorry
19:41:05 JenM -> Blackboard buys angel: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/05/07/bb
19:41:28 JL -> http://www.blackboard.com/Company/Media-Center/Press-Releases.aspx?relea...
19:41:54 sroseman -> yuck ..that link dump again
19:42:42 Cathy E -> My college daughter just said "I hate Blackboard"
19:42:58 techparapro -> i prefer it
19:43:10 JoGold -> My 4th graders love using Angel.
19:43:10 JL -> http://www.timesspellingbee.co.uk/
19:43:27 JL -> http://www.webbyawards.com/webbys/current.php?season=13
19:43:49 JL -> http://voicethread.com/library/
19:44:12 JohnS -> Find Out What’s Happening Right Now With Scoopler: http://mashable.com/2009/05/08/scoopler/
19:44:17 JohnS -> Scoopler: http://www.scoopler.com/search/#edtechtalk
19:44:58 JohnS -> Portable Movie Maker: http://devrexster.googlepages.com/mmk
19:45:14 krea_frobro747 -> I am really enjoying Scoopler
19:46:44 JL -> http://eflbridges.net/event/eflbridges-launch-countdown-webcast
19:47:18 matt montagne -> site looks awesome
19:47:20 JohnS -> http://wordcampcolumbus.com/
19:47:28 jackiegerstein -> It's in my Google calendar - you don't have to
19:47:43 Alvin Trusty -> I'll be at WordCamp too
19:49:30 charlie -> good luck with the income.  i hope it works
19:50:06 charlie -> maybe u should offer an IPO
19:51:26 charlie -> i took my first google check and treated the wife to dinner.  i told her you can actually get paid for all this time on line
19:51:49 charlie -> www.soulycatholichs.blogspot.com
19:52:06 charlie -> hook me up it's for catholic high school principals  you click mine i'll click yours  ... but not illegally
19:52:36 charlie -> my wife used to work at Bradley
19:52:39 charlie -> i got my master's there
19:52:51 charlie -> congrats to her
19:52:55 charlie -> i live two blocks away?
19:52:59 charlie -> what's her major?
19:53:20 techparapro -> small world my fianance graduates from there
19:53:30 Alvin Trusty -> they will be the ones that live with their parents
19:53:36 techparapro -> yea
19:53:36 Cathy E -> NO
19:53:59 Alvin Trusty -> it correct now
19:54:45 charlie -> I spelled a girls name wrong on her NHS certificate and her dad wadded it up and threw it at me during the reception.  i think he was off his meds
19:55:09 charlie -> he has issues
19:55:39 matt montagne -> WOW!
19:55:59 charlie -> amazing parents are still like that even in college
19:56:03 charlie -> it's embarrasing
19:56:18 matt montagne -> Parents are "going to college" with their kids...
19:56:40 charlie -> in college our third baseman's mom climbed on the bus to complain about playing time.  OUr 65 year old coach told her to cut the cord and get the f off the bus.  hysterical
19:57:06 matt montagne -> @Charlie...wow!!!
19:57:16 matt montagne -> Great idea JL
19:57:19 charlie -> principal stuff  fun fun
19:57:25 matt montagne -> Admin show would be great
19:57:43 charlie -> ISTE?
19:57:51 charlie -> NECC?
19:58:13 dave -> http://www.aace.org/
19:58:27 matt montagne -> That is great Dave
19:58:39 charlie -> congrats!
19:58:48 matt montagne -> where will it b hosted dave?? ETT??
19:59:40 charlie -> favorite parent story of all time ---  had a mother take two hours of my life complaining her daughter's yearbook picture wasn't big enough in the band section.  didn't pay her enough tribute.... i thought i was on candid camera for the first hour
20:00:27 charlie -> i could help........  i need a fake name
20:00:59 sheila -> I've got 2 people interested in WCA for the summer. they haven't signed up yet.
20:01:22 techparapro -> WCA?
20:01:34 sheila -> Webcast Academy
20:01:38 techparapro -> oh thanks
20:02:36 gary -> You always start right after the dryer is turned off.
20:03:05 charlie -> sorry i missed the singing
20:06:02 sheila -> It's all entertaining!
20:06:18 charlie -> i enjoy all this entertainment to end the weekend with   .... always fun
20:07:35 sheila -> Thanks all!
20:07:36 techparapro -> vye
20:07:40 techparapro -> bye
20:07:49 JenM -> nite all!
20:07:50 JohnS -> Thanks, everyone
20:07:58 gary -> Thanks again.
 



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