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EdTechWeekly #147
December 20, 2009

This Week's Delicious Links


Chat Log Below

 

18:50:48 dawn -> hi folks, I think I'm early.. don't mean to be lurking

18:50:48 sheila -> dual cameras

18:52:12 JohnS -> no worries, Dawn. We'll get started in a few minutes.

18:57:26 sheila -> Hi JenM's family!

19:00:24 Gary -> Does anyone else find that the sound is a bit "off"?

19:00:38 Cathy E -> Yes, audio has lots of static

19:00:53 Gary -> Ustream

19:00:59 Cathy E -> yes, Ustream

19:01:00 sheila -> I'm listening on ETTA and watching ustream muted.

19:01:07 jackiegerstein -> Yes - static - better on realplayer than on ustream

19:01:40 sheila -> ETTA is perfect!

19:01:59 sheila -> Hey it works!

19:02:02 sroseman -> the sound is quite off

19:02:37 Cathy E -> ETTA sounds great

19:03:17 Cathy E -> I followed Shelia, watching UStream - muted

19:05:48 dave -> stop it sue.

19:05:51 dave -> ur making me dizzy

19:06:00 csitterley -> It is better now on Ustream

19:06:06 sroseman -> okay finally got the sound right

19:06:09 Gary -> Yes much better.

19:06:11 sroseman -> sorry

19:06:15 dave -> :)

19:06:45 JenW -> yeah -- the chat is back and the 4some is back!!!!   YEAH

19:07:46 JenW -> Jeff is in Tomorrow??

19:08:30 dave -> http://blog.backblaze.com/2009/09/01/petabytes-on-a-budget-how-to-build-...

19:09:06 JenW -> was the chatroom hard to open for anyone else today???   I had to come in through I/E

19:09:38 csitterley -> @ Jen -it was fine on my mac

19:09:50 JenW -> :)  I almost went and grabbed my mac too

19:10:02 JenM -> Sony ereader: http://www.sonystyle.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeI...

19:10:23 csitterley -> :D Always a good idea to use a mac

19:10:30 Cathy E -> @JenW  - I'm using FF and on windows and all is ok

19:11:14 kcaise -> that sounds cool jen

19:11:16 JenW -> hmmm -- could be my system then.......  :)

19:11:54 sroseman -> If you have a kindle you can read books on your iphone

19:12:11 JenW -> all you need is the kindle app --- right, Sue??

19:12:18 sroseman -> yes

19:12:19 JohnS -> Google Touts City Of LA's Decision To Equip 34,000 Employees With Google Apps: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/12/14/AR200912...

19:12:32 JL -> http://www.overstream.net/

19:13:08 JL -> http://www.dirpy.com/

19:15:04 csitterley -> Good for LA-maybe keep it free for schools a while longer if more oay for services

19:15:41 dave -> http://www.vpit.ualberta.ca/email/index.php?ref=faq

19:16:39 Cathy E -> Can't hear Dave

19:16:42 dawn -> sounds like you are whispering 

19:16:55 kcaise -> dave sounds fine on my end

19:16:57 Gary -> My daughter is at U of A and is looking forward to this.

19:17:21 csitterley -> Dave sounds good here as well-not quiet

19:17:22 kcaise -> my hubby graduated form u of a

19:17:48 JL -> re: dave - are you listening on Ustream or ETT A

19:17:56 kcaise -> in tucson, arizona that is

19:17:58 Cathy E -> ETTA

19:17:59 csitterley -> We were just reverse-we got perm for students 2 years ago-still not for staff

19:18:01 JenM -> Open Education Conference 2010: http://openedconference.org/2010/

19:18:05 Gary -> I work with student teachers from the U of Alberta.

19:18:17 dawn -> i'm on real player

19:18:53 JL -> http://ipinfo.info/netrenderer/index.php

19:20:50 JenW -> smiles -- okay, I look okay in all I/E........wonder how it would look in Netscape  

19:20:59 csitterley -> Love it when they only support IE and Netscape on Mac...

19:21:40 JohnS -> Twitter's own account caused blackout, says DNS provider: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9142486/Twitter_s_own_account_cau...

19:21:55 JenW -> have not used I/E in a long time -- attempting to use Chrome more than FF but just am happy (almost always) with FF

19:22:47 JohnS -> Twitter Status: http://status.twitter.com/ 

19:23:53 JenW -> had to reset Twitter this weekend but due to user error -- I deleted tweetie on my iphone and I guess I deleted my twitter   :)

19:24:01 dawn -> This show is MUCh easier with chrome :D 

19:24:34 JenW -> yes glog

19:24:34 dave -> http://www.slideshare.net/jmcgee/glog-on-presentation

19:24:38 kcaise -> from glogster

19:25:31 dawn -> I like glogster.edu.

19:25:37 kcaise -> there is also an educational version

19:26:03 JenM -> AECT Distance Ed Symposium Summer 2010: http://www.aect.org/events/symposia/call/

19:26:10 sroseman -> HMM BLOG GLOG

19:26:24 JenW -> I thought glogs were hosted at glogster  

19:26:46 csitterley -> And when you are on slow connection it is a slog glog...

19:27:13 JenW -> and Jen is going to ICE in February -- right??

19:27:16 JL -> http://www.halogentv.com/

19:27:24 sroseman -> clogs

19:27:34 JenM -> @jw: ICE?

19:27:47 JL -> http://freekidsmusic.com/

19:27:51 JenW -> Illinois Computer Educators in St. Charles -- 2/21 ish

19:28:07 JenM -> turds, jen ... I'll be in Florida :(

19:28:41 JenW -> OOOOOhhhhhh    I have Heigh Ho Mozard -- the Disney classics played in the way of famous composers -- have you heard it??

19:28:43 kcaise -> the death metal version of itsy bitsy spider

19:28:46 JenW -> Mozart

19:28:56 JohnS -> Textbook Revolution: http://textbookrevolution.org/index.php/Main_Page 

19:28:58 csitterley -> PA Assoc for Ed Tech and Communications conference-Hershey PA 2/25-

19:29:26 JohnS -> Totally Free Math: http://totallyfreemath.com/ 

19:29:30 JenW -> JenM  -- why would you want to leave IL in Feb to go to Florida??

19:30:15 JenM -> @jw ... call me crazy for leaving IL in Feb :)

19:30:21 dave -> http://www.refseek.com/directory/educational_videos.html

19:30:48 csitterley -> Sounds interesting John-will check out for some LS needs-alternate sources

19:32:08 JenM -> Dump your cable TV: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/10/technology/personaltech/10basics.html?...

19:32:33 csitterley -> Jen always has seguay(sp)-she just does that for her own links...

19:33:16 csitterley -> Thanks for mentioning the PAECT Conference ( http://peteandc.org)

19:33:30 JL -> http://www.shortie.org/festival/

19:33:57 JL -> http://www.ifood.tv/

19:34:28 JohnS -> Twitter creator reveals Square mobile-pay device: http://www.cnn.com/2009/TECH/ptech/12/09/twitter.dorsey.credit.card/inde...

19:36:10 kcaise -> i have an itouch app that does that

19:36:28 dave ->  http://code.google.com/p/bigbluebutton/

19:37:12 dawn -> I know... bear in big blue house

19:38:54 JenW -> red 5 and blue button???  confused

19:39:40 JenW -> thank you

19:39:42 JenM -> elearning simulation thingy: http://www.kognito.com/website/index.html#/home/ ... and ... http://kognito.com/clients/rutgers/infolit/

19:39:46 csitterley -> Thanks Dave

19:40:39 JL -> http://edublogawards.com/

19:40:55 JenW -> Everyone is winners!!   :)

19:41:06 JenW -> a lot of NEW names

19:41:06 JL -> http://englishcompanion.ning.com/

19:41:26 JohnS -> Video Sharing Sites that are not Youtube: http://ozgekaraoglu.edublogs.org/2009/10/07/video-sharing-sites-that-are...

19:42:29 JenW -> seemed like the voting timeframe was really really QUICK this year -- was that just my feeling??

19:42:59 Gary -> You mean that the teachers and students have not learned how to get around the blocks John?

19:43:00 dave ->  http://www.floridatoday.com/article/20091215/NEWS01/912150325/West-Shore-students-virtually-dissect-cadaver

19:43:01 csitterley -> If Youtube is blocked for the reason often given-bandwidth-these won't be popular either...

19:43:46 dave -> http://www.parentcentral.ca/parent/familyhealth/children'shealth/article/736659--for-sick-kids-an-online-lifeline

19:44:13 kcaise -> you guys are making it hard to eat dinner while listening!

19:44:28 JenW -> sick kids and cadavers --- yum

19:44:36 jackiegerstein -> That is cool

19:44:48 Gary -> It's biology - good to talk about.

19:45:01 JenM -> A live auction alternative to ebay: http://www.stuffbuff.com/

19:45:36 JenM -> http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/19510

19:46:23 JL -> http://buymytronics.com/

19:47:16 JL -> http://twalk.in/

19:47:53 JohnS -> Textbooks Trade In: http://www.amazon.com/b/?node=2205237011 

19:48:00 JenW -> hmmm why the tweet tie-in??

19:48:16 JohnS -> FreeSound: http://www.freesound.org 

19:48:23 kcaise -> the blackberry twalk app is supposed to be released soon

19:48:40 JohnS -> Wordpress 2.9 Carmen: http://wordpress.org/development/2009/12/wordpress-2-9/ 

19:48:54 JenW -> and it was an easy upgrade

19:49:23 csitterley -> Have seen some talk of broken widgets after upgrade

19:49:42 JenW -> @csitterley -- I lost no widgets within my theme.  :)

19:50:05 csitterley -> I did not lose anything but someone said they lost some photo links

19:50:28 kcaise -> tomorrow is the solstice

19:50:46 JenW -> 2010??

19:51:02 JenW -> Happy Holidays & New Year

19:51:03 csitterley -> OK I guess we can make it without you for a week

19:51:05 dave -> @kcaise jeff is in the future

19:51:13 dave -> that is... he's in korea

19:51:21 JenW -> I am saying 2thousand 10

19:51:34 dawn -> thanks

19:51:44 jackiegerstein -> Happy solstice to all of you!

19:51:45 JenW -> no twalkin here --- 

19:51:54 JenW -> big blue button??

19:52:24 JenM -> http://news.yahoo.com/s/ynews_deca/ynews_deca_ts1010

19:52:35 JenW -> really -- I have always wondered what the 0 decades were

19:52:49 JenW -> no -- we have the twenties, thirties ---

19:52:56 JenW -> but we don't have the 10's or the 0's

19:52:57 Gary -> Anyone going to this conference http://www.hiceducation.org/ in Hawaii?

19:53:28 Gary -> I am tagging along - my wife is going.

19:54:06 JenW -> Lived in Hawaii for a year ---- 

19:54:13 JenW -> what time is it in KOREA??

19:55:36 JL -> about 10am Monday morning

19:55:54 csitterley -> What a fun family

19:56:16 JenW -> I am glad you arrived safely in Korea

19:56:33 JenW -> we had CHATROOM rebellion

19:57:08 JenW -> We like you just the way you are

19:57:36 sroseman -> [i]keep up the good work

19:57:38 csitterley -> I like the fast-paced thing

19:57:43 JenW -> No WOW3

19:57:55 Gary -> We are all happy because the chat room changed back - would have been unhappy otherwise.

19:57:56 JenW -> they should -- butno

19:58:09 JenW -> holiday

19:58:11 sheila -> no Wow3

19:58:14 JenW -> no

19:58:22 JenW -> Again in 2010

19:58:49 JenW -> You guys don't follow @speters on twitter??/  that is how I stay in touch with WOW3

19:58:50 kcaise -> dave, we are having difficulties with the ETT newsletter

19:58:59 csitterley -> Big week beginning in 2010

19:59:15 kcaise -> it isnt being sent out

19:59:19 JenW -> And in 2010 - can you host the WHEN NIGHT FALLS again with K12OC??

19:59:56 Gary -> For those not retired, have a good break.  You probably deserve it.

20:00:02 JenW -> Thanks!!!!  and Happy New Year

20:00:32 csitterley -> Merry Christmas

20:00:50 sheila -> Thanks all! Good to 'see' you again JL.

20:01:00 JL -> great to be back