2012-12-19 SEEDlings

TTT#301 Student Video Festival with Joel Malley and George Mayo - 06.06.12

Welcome to our first video festival. On this episode of TTT, we screen two-and-a-half student documentaries by middle school students in George Mayo's classes and two by high school students in Joel Malley's classes. Monika Hardy and Paul Allison were joined by Troy Hicks, Rebecca Warner, and Eric Taddei.

Joel Malley's profile photoTroy Hicks's profile photoGeorge Mayo's profile photomonika hardy's profile photoRebecca Warner's profile photoEric Taddei's profile photo

George Mayo says:

Check out our films on our class weblog, You can also see the research and raw interview footage for our documentaries we created this year by visiting our Documentary Project Wiki: And Here are some photos from our recent 4th annual Film Festival at The American Film Institute:

Joel Malley invites you to visit:
Central Films where you'll find videos from Cheektowaga Central's Mass Media and Film Production classes, which can best be described as a creative nonfiction writing workshop where we develop our writing into film projects. Visit our Vimeo group to watch our films. If you have any questions, contact Joel at [email protected]

Films George shows during this Video Festival

The Old Blair Auditorium (Student Documentary) from mrmayo on Vimeo.

Is It Time To Rethink the Drug War? from mrmayo on Vimeo.

Films Joel shows during this Video Festival

skate final project from matt gress on Vimeo.

Technology. How it has changed us. from Nicki Webb on Vimeo.

Click Read more to see a copy of the chat that was happening during the webcast.

2012-2-27 SEEDlings with Mike Muir Part 2

Geek of the Week Links 

(23:50:51) Alice Barr (SEEDlings) (guest-2968): Good Evening Everyone! (00:16:24) Cheryl Oakes ~ SEEDLINGS (guest-2416):  Hello all for our LIVE zombie show

(00:17:10) guest-2416:
Tonight SEEDLINGS is taking over, with permission
(00:22:32) guest-2416:
I love Mike's job descriptions and job titles
(00:22:39) Alice Barr (SEEDlings) (guest-2968):

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Advantage 2014, Auburn Maine
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1-1 iPad initiative in K.
(00:23:23) Jim Burke (guest-2967):
(00:23:29) Alice Barr (SEEDlings) (guest-2968):
(00:23:40) Alice Barr (SEEDlings) (guest-2968):
HI Jim
(00:23:57) Jim Burke (guest-2967):
(00:24:09) guest-2416:
Nice to have you here Jim!
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Jim, how is the sound?
(00:25:35) Jim Burke (guest-2967):
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(00:31:50) Alice Barr (SEEDlings) (guest-2968):
Here's the graph
(00:32:42) Alice Barr (SEEDlings) (guest-2968):
(00:37:44) guest-2416:
From Gary Kidd: My district is working with iPads for kindergarteners in one of our primary schools. We are closely following the work in Auburn. Is there a way to get an outline of the PD for Paradigm Shifts work?
(00:38:36) Alice Barr (SEEDlings) (guest-2968):
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Professional Development outline for the Advantage 2014
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doing one to one right!
(00:43:32) guest-2416:
Branding, social marketing need to be part of your lingo in your schools. Mike explains how this happened in Auburn.
(00:44:08) Alice Barr (SEEDlings) (guest-2968):
We have learned so many other things by being 1:1
(00:44:42) Alice Barr (SEEDlings) (guest-2968):
Really important that it's a team of people... Wisdom of the crowd!
(00:45:06) guest-2416:
Yes, collaboration and sharing!
(00:51:30) guest-2416:
Information age schools must develop the talent of everybody, not sort out the best learners. (paraphrase)
(00:52:07) guest-2416:
How can we change our structure.
(00:59:05) guest-2416:
. But it is important to keep in mind that this will develop a teacher’s personal use skill, not their integration for learning skill. That’s not a problem. The problem comes from thinking that if teachers know how to use their iPad that they also know how to leverage it for their students’ learning…
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(01:05:48) guest-2416:
Yes, this is very transparent, all the steps you are following and sharing.
(01:06:47) Alice Barr (SEEDlings) (guest-2968):
I hope lots of other schools take a look at this model.!
(01:08:09) guest-2416:
Maine is doing great work with customized learning.
(01:10:00) Cheryl Oakes~ SEEDLINGS (guest-2416):
A cohort of districts in Maine working on customized learning.
(01:11:04) Alice Barr (SEEDlings) (guest-2968):
(01:11:11) Cheryl Oakes~ SEEDLINGS (guest-2416):
RISC is a project out of Alaska that is award winning.
(01:12:17) Alice Barr (SEEDlings) (guest-2968):
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(01:14:40) Cheryl Oakes~ SEEDLINGS (guest-2416):
(01:17:30) Alice Barr (SEEDlings) (guest-2968):
(01:17:42) Jim Burke (guest-2967):
Thank you. :) Three days worth of dishes are washed and completed . . . with interesting ideas thrown in.
(01:18:01) Jim Burke (guest-2967): Appreciated.
(01:19:20) Jim Burke (guest-2967):  Night . . . thanks again. . . good stuff!
(01:20:37) Cheryl Oakes~ SEEDLINGS (guest-2416): Thanks to the chat room!!

Geek of the Week Links 

(23:50:51) Alice Barr (SEEDlings) (guest-2968): Good Evening Everyone! (00:16:24) Cheryl Oakes ~ SEEDLINGS (guest-2416):  Hello all for our LIVE zombie show

(00:17:10) guest-2416:
Tonight SEEDLINGS is taking over, with permission
(00:22:32) guest-2416:
I love Mike's job descriptions and job titles
(00:22:39) Alice Barr (SEEDlings) (guest-2968):

2012-2-13 SEEDlings with Mike Muir

We’re joined by Mike Muir (Multiple Pathways Leader, Meaningful and Engaged Learning, Projects 4 ME with Dr. Mike Muir, large school change specialist)!

Show Notes

Geek of the Week


(22:45:11) Cheryl Oakes ~SEEDLINGS (guest-2410): Check out my settings. Be back at 7:15 pm EST

(23:59:30) Cheryl Oakes! Seedlings (guest-2410): Please go here!

(00:00:52) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): Hi all

(00:06:00) Cheryl Oakes! Seedlings (guest-2410): we are waiting and doing our sound checks

(00:07:24) bobsprankle (guest-2415): hey all

(00:12:05) bobsprankle (guest-2415): Please go here!

(00:13:59) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): Cool iPad skype!

(00:17:42) Cheryl Oakes! Seedlings (guest-2410): Listening at edtechtalkA

(00:22:01) guest-2416: Mulitple Pathways Leader, Meaningful and Engaged Learning, Projects 4 ME with Dr. Mike Muir, large school change specialist

(00:23:27) guest-2416: Update on Projects 4 ME, in Jan. big meeting to reflect on the first half year

(00:25:11) bobsprankle (guest-2415): thanks guest for the notetaking!

(00:25:27) guest-2416: 23 Auburn students and other schools can join in. Student designed learning and standards based.

(00:26:47) guest-2416: It is a program for high risk kids, who are very self-motivated.

(00:27:35) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414):

(00:28:17) guest-2416: This program is for non traditional students.

(00:28:50) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414):

(00:29:04) guest-2416: Alice that for the links!

(00:29:21) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): Welcome!

(00:29:36) guest-2416: Thanks for the links!

(00:30:17) guest-2416:

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(00:30:53) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414):

(00:31:05) connect2jamie (guest-2468): Hi all! Glad to "see" you all! Late, but made it!

(00:31:10) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): Oh you beat me to it!! Thanks

(00:31:20) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): Hello Connect 2 Jamie!

(00:31:21) guest-2416: Jamie, hello and welcome, back.

(00:31:26) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): Glad to see you here

(00:31:44) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): Did you figure out how to hear?

(00:31:51) connect2jamie (guest-2468): Glad to see all of you too! haven't made it in awhile! Miss you all! :)

(00:32:01) Cheryl Oakes ~Seedlings~ (guest-2416): School must be here for everyone!

(00:32:08) connect2jamie (guest-2468): Yes I did--took me a minute, but I can hear now!

(00:32:33) bobsprankle (guest-2415): Hello Jamie!

(00:32:54) connect2jamie (guest-2468): Hey Bob!

(00:36:02) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414):

(00:37:12) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): One of the books educators in Maine have been reading is "Inevitable: Mass Customized Learning"

(00:37:48) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414):

(00:41:40) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414):

(00:50:22) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414):

(00:51:20) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414):

(00:56:13) Cheryl Oakes ~Seedlings~ (guest-2416): Alice great job with these links.

(00:56:15) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): HI Bonnieb abd tomj Can you see how to listen and enter the chat room?

(00:57:20) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): If you go to

(00:57:24) bonnieb: Yes, I am listening- thanks. Had to take a call for a moment.

(00:57:39) Cheryl Oakes ~Seedlings~ (guest-2416): ok, glad you are here

(00:57:40) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): No problem. Thanks for joining us!

(00:57:56) bonnieb: Very interested to hear the latest news from Auburn K project :^)

(00:58:26) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): Sounds like you have to wait till Thursday :(

(00:58:39) bobsprankle (guest-2415): Hi Bonnie!

(00:58:49) bonnieb: Hi Bob!

(00:59:02) tomj: Yes Alice

(00:59:10) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): WE are piloting iPads in Grade 1

(00:59:24) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): God TomJ Glad youa re here!

(00:59:35) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): Whoops! Good TomJ!

(01:01:05) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414):

(01:01:18) bonnieb: Yes, hope that all we be posted to the website on Thursday. Will spread the word!

(01:02:41) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414):

(01:02:57) bonnieb: It was great- was delighted to have had the chance to attend.

(01:03:33) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): Lucky you! @bonnieb

(01:03:44) bonnieb: Really loved the design- was very effective.

(01:03:44) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): Heard it was great!

(01:03:51) Cheryl Oakes ~Seedlings~ (guest-2416): That is awesome, Bonnie. Do you have an ipad in your classroom?

(01:05:21) bonnieb: I am partnering with some area PreK programs/colleagues in different settings (Montessori, Head Start, family child care, and a public program) testing out iPads with preK children.

(01:05:56) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): Oh that's so interesting! WIll be great to have many view points

(01:06:02) Cheryl Oakes ~Seedlings~ (guest-2416): This is great Bonnie, please share more!

(01:06:24) bonnieb: Also in discussion with Hillary Brumer and a colleague working with English Language learners- have an article to write soon, so trying to explore with younger children.

(01:06:57) Cheryl Oakes ~Seedlings~ (guest-2416): Great! Hillary is great to work with.

(01:07:11) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): Wonderful! We met Hillary when we went to the session for Special ed this summer.

(01:07:29) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): I think the ipad will be a game changer for ELL

(01:08:38) bonnieb: re: Auburn conference, lots of info here: and did an article for children's technology review which is listed there.

(01:08:58) Cheryl Oakes ~Seedlings~ (guest-2416): Go Bonnieb!!!

(01:09:12) Cheryl Oakes ~Seedlings~ (guest-2416): These links will add to our resources.

(01:10:24) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): You go Bonnie! God stuff!

(01:10:35) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): Ahck GOOD stuff

(01:14:33) bonnieb: Glad to finally have joined the group-oddly enough, am out of town this week :^)

(01:14:59) Cheryl Oakes ~Seedlings~ (guest-2416): glad you are here too! Thanks for all you shared.

(01:16:05) bonnieb: Oops-closed iTunes so turned off the sound, but wanted to add free example Lomba Kapal mentioned by an ADE playing with iBOoks author.

(01:16:38) bonnieb: would love to hear more about your iPad experiences with youner children. Thanks!

(01:18:25) Cheryl Oakes ~Seedlings~ (guest-2416): geek of week!

(01:19:40) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414):

(01:22:17) Cheryl Oakes ~Seedlings~ (guest-2416):

(01:23:17) Cheryl Oakes ~Seedlings~ (guest-2416): blogsy writing tool for writing blogs

(01:23:52) connect2jamie (guest-2468): LOVE budburst!

(01:24:06) Cheryl Oakes ~Seedlings~ (guest-2416): Thanks Jamie, are you a member?

(01:24:46) Cheryl Oakes ~Seedlings~ (guest-2416): member for budburst?

(01:24:57) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414):

(01:25:06) connect2jamie (guest-2468): No--I meant thanks for the link! It looks really cool. We have done JourneyNorth before and it was really fun and interesting for the kids.

(01:25:33) Cheryl Oakes ~Seedlings~ (guest-2416): This looks like a very similar one! Enjoy.

(01:25:55) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414):

(01:27:13) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414):

(01:27:14) Cheryl Oakes ~Seedlings~ (guest-2416): Paperport app! It is awesome.

(01:27:41) connect2jamie (guest-2468): WOW! Our Space looks very interesting! Will def spend some time there.

(01:28:33) connect2jamie (guest-2468): Thanks all! It was very interesting tonight--

(01:28:41) guest-2474: great show everyone - thanks

(01:28:46) bonnieb: Yes- thanks!!!

(01:29:00) connect2jamie (guest-2468): Night all! Have a great week!

(01:29:09) bobsprankle (guest-2415): night all!

(01:29:09) Alice (SEEDlings) (guest-2414): Thank you all!

We’re joined by Mike Muir (Multiple Pathways Leader, Meaningful and Engaged Learning, Projec

SEEDlings Show #113 Rebecca Petersen

dtduggins ->  This is my first time using EdTechTalk is anyone there?  Is this for Seedling?

 connect2jamie ->  Seedlings tonight?

 alicebarr ->  can you hear us

 dtduggins ->  Hi this is my first time, I was wondering the same.

 alicebarr ->  @dtduggins Did you click on the little sound button on the top right

 bobsprankle ->  hi all!

 alicebarr ->  Hi Peggy

 PeggyG ->  Hi everyone-audio is great!

 dtduggins ->  I was in DS106 I will go up to EdTech Talk A and click on speaker?

 alicebarr ->  YEs

 PeggyG ->  yes ETT A is what I'm using

 dtduggins ->  Yes, Great sound, I'm in!

 PeggyG ->  I'm using itunes :-)

 cheryloakes50 ->  thanks for the sound check

 cheryloakes50 ->  hello jgentzyel, dtduggins,Peggy

 jgentzyel ->  Hello

 PeggyG ->  love it when things work :-)

 cheryloakes50 ->  yes

 PeggyG ->  vacations are all finished here in AZ

 PeggyG ->  doing testing this next week

 cheryloakes50 ->  oh my, those of us just about to go on vacation

 alicebarr ->  Hi Everyone!!!

 PeggyG ->  82 degrees in Phoenix right now :-)

 bobsprankle ->  hi all!

 cheryloakes50 ->  hello afuggiti! Welcome, please listen on ETTA 

 PeggyG ->  how funny! midwest by way of Cambridge :-)

 afuggiti ->  Where do i get the ETTA?

 connect2jamie ->  Hi all!

 Rebecca P. ->  Hi Everyone! 

 cheryloakes50 ->  upper right hand of page, you will see  listen

 PeggyG ->  upper right corner under EdTechTalk A-click on first icon for itunes

 cheryloakes50 ->  thanks for Peggy

 cheryloakes50 ->  hello Shelia!

 afuggiti ->  Got it 

 Sheila ->  Hi everyone!

 PeggyG ->  congrats!!!

 PeggyG ->  I got to participate in the Mobile Learning Conference in Phoenix last week and it was awesome!

 cheryloakes50 ->  hello AaronB

 PeggyG ->  there are tons of fantastic blog posts from the Mobile Conference that you can explore for links and resources!

 cheryloakes50 ->  Hello mbouchillon, welcome to the conversation.

 cheryloakes50 ->  Thanks Peggy for sharing.

 Sheila ->  Thanks for the links Peggy!

 alicebarr ->  @Peggy was that the one where Tony Vincent spoke?

 PeggyG ->  I learned how to create iBooks that are multimedia from Meg Wilson and I'm so excited to try it!

 alicebarr ->  He is our Keynote for the Maine TEch Conference this year

 PeggyG ->  those sound like great models!

 alicebarr ->  I love Emerging Technology Course! Cool idea!

 PeggyG ->  tuition costs are going up so much for higher ed! wish that online learning could offer a cheaper alternative!

 cheryloakes50 ->  Yes, Alice, it sounds like the next stage is right behind.

 cheryloakes50 ->  Yes Peggy.

 PeggyG ->  an Emerging Technology course sounds like a dream! what fun!

 Rebecca P. ->  Peggy it is fun! 

 PeggyG ->  I loved watching the Discovery stream today from the New York Stock Exchange! The student asking the interview questions was using his iPad to ask questions from the online participants :-)

 cheryloakes50 ->  that sounds great do you have a link?

 PeggyG ->  yes-it was a virtual field trip and they will post the recording here soon:

 cheryloakes50 ->  thanks!

 PeggyG ->  it would be so hard to share one ipad :-)

 PeggyG ->  what a great example!!! google doc on his ipad!

 PeggyG ->  that's so funny to hear "down east" :-) where is that? 

 alicebarr ->

 bobsprankle ->  north from me :)

 alicebarr ->

 cheryloakes50 ->  I had a teacher looking frantically for her .ppt that she presented last year at the school committee. She couldn't find the copy on her laptop or the server. I suggested she look in her google account. Many hours later, I suggested it again, and we found it in 3 min.  Make sure you save in google.

 cheryloakes50 ->  Downeast is how the trade winds blow on the Maine Coast.

 PeggyG ->  :-)

 PeggyG ->  great suggestion Cheryl! save in Google

 alicebarr ->  Down east is actually north of us :) 

 Rebecca P ->

 PeggyG ->  those were exactly the kinds of questions people were discussing at the mobile learning conference and you'll find some suggestions in the blog posts

 cheryloakes50 ->

 connect2jamie ->  The user un-friendliness is the reason our IT gives as a reason to keep iPads out of the hands of tchrs/kids. Email to us said iPads are "administrative productivity tools" only b/c the feasibility of using any apple product district wide was low. I told the IT guy that the entire state of Maine had somehow worked around it to make it at least feasible! Didn't like me saying that.

 Rebecca P ->  @connect2jamie lol 

 cheryloakes50 ->  Oh, connect2jamie, keep pushing! Mike Muir said he only takes his ipad with him now when he travels, presents etc!

 alicebarr ->  @connect2jamie Keep pushing!

 connect2jamie ->  Thanks for the encouragement! That's why I love my Maine friends! :)

 cheryloakes50 ->  We love you too!

 PeggyG ->  sorry connect2jamie! they clearly don't see the power of the iPads for all ages!

 PeggyG ->  put an iPad in the hands of a 4-5 year old and they intuitively figure it out! :-)

 cheryloakes50 ->  yes, Peggy

 alicebarr ->

 connect2jamie ->  Yes, I've got some links in my Diigo acct about the Aurora kindergarten project to bolster the argument. Reading specialists are piloting use of iTouches this year, but IT has just had fits. Don't know if it'll last another year. We'll see.

 alicebarr ->  BEST tool EVER!

 PeggyG ->  dropbox is such a valuable tool!!

 cheryloakes50 ->  connect2jamie, keep following the kindergarten break throughs!

 connect2jamie ->  LOVE dropbox! 

 Sheila ->  I was asked to stop dropbox - too much traffic when it keeps checking for files.

 Rebecca P ->  That's interesting Sheila. 

 cheryloakes50 ->  Oh, Shelia, that is like "stop learning so much, you are filling your head"

 alicebarr ->  @Sheila, maybe you can get it to NOT auto Sync?? 

 connect2jamie ->  Yes I will. Maine is the laboratory for many of the other states. From what i understand, it was your governor that really supported the tech in your state. Visionary.

 alicebarr ->  THen kids could just sync beginning and end of day? Not sure

 Sheila ->  Good Idea Alice!

 AaronB ->  I've heard a lot about iPads being more appropriate for the lower grades, k-2; why is this? In the district where I work all the admins have them and the lower grades, but not the higher grade. Is there a message here? 

 alicebarr ->  @connect2jamie Angus King was a real visionary!

 PeggyG ->  that's strange Sheila! is it because they keep their dropbox open all the time?

 PeggyG ->  @AaronB--there are tons of uses for middle school/high school--they just need to do a little exploring!

 Sheila ->  I leave it going. It was just me at school.

 connect2jamie ->  @alice I'm in TX. Public schools *definitely* suffer from not having an Angus King in the governor's mansion!

 PeggyG ->  I love that example in the grocery store Cheryl!

 Sheila ->  We just got 3 iPads for our school. Hoping the Sped teams will make use of them first.

 cheryloakes50 ->  It was fun!She was just so excited to share.

 alicebarr ->  @connect2jamie We were really lucky to have him.

 connect2jamie ->  I think SpEd is an exciting place for iPad use. That will be interesting to watch.

 PeggyG ->  the uses for SPED students are incredible!! Meg Wilson does some fantastic presentations about the tools on iPads for assistive technologies :-)

 Sheila ->  Will check her out. THanks Peggy!

 cheryloakes50 ->

 cheryloakes50 ->  wow she looks great

 PeggyG ->  yes! it just happens her blog post is the first one right now and you can access all 3 of her sessions from that link!

 Sheila ->  I have better posture with a desktop! ;)

 Rebecca P ->

 connect2jamie ->  @sheila that is true! I'm slouched in a chair w my feet up right now! :\

 cheryloakes50 ->  connect2jamie, will you be at ISTE?

 Sheila ->  :) @Jamie course I can slouch anywhere at the end of the day!

 connect2jamie ->  Ah, alas no. I so wish I could afford it, but my college daughter is effectively using up every last dime that we have right now! College is killing us! Yikes! Maybe one day she'll graduate and it'll be like we've gotten a huge raise! I hope!

 PeggyG -> this was a great session about high school writing apps and Derek suggested we go to to find great reviews of educational apps for all age levels

 cheryloakes50 ->  Well, you will ustream in to the experience! We Alice and I will be there.

 Rebecca P ->  That's a great link Peggy. Thanks for sharing it. 

 connect2jamie ->  Yes @cheryl--I always spend the whole ISTE time virtually and I LOVE it! It's great! One day I'll get to go IRL & meet all of you!

 PeggyG ->  the conference held a contest for submitting blog posts about all of the sessions and the winner got an iPad2 with cover! About 150 blog posts with incredible detail for links and recommendations. Brilliant idea!

 cheryloakes50 ->  That is an excellent idea! ACTEM should do it

 alicebarr ->  ooo very cool idea!

 cheryloakes50 ->  peggy, where is the link to the conference again?

 PeggyG ->

 PeggyG ->  they told people their blog posts had to be at least 300 words--not just a "tweet" :-) and they are so valuable! many included videos, presentation links, etc.

 cheryloakes50 ->  excellent! Shelia, will you do this for Christa?

 PeggyG -> This was an excellent session about using apps in guided reading and they used QR codes :-) 

 Sheila ->  I'm thinking about it! Just NHSTE do it though. . . .maybe.

 PeggyG ->  students were using Dragon Dictation to practice their fluency just by listening to their own recordings :-)

 dtduggins ->  Thanks for all the links they will be useful.  I just checked them out, I love apps and so I will share the love. There are many great apps we could use in the classroom. Bring on the ipads.

 PeggyG ->  Hi there

 PeggyG ->  just very excited about everything I learned last week at the conference!

 PeggyG ->  no it was last week

 cheryloakes50 ->  hello susan! welcome

 PeggyG ->  have any of you ever used ? They have an amazing collection of interactive ready books for kids

 cheryloakes50 ->  that is a great site, thanks!

 PeggyG ->  that's such a key point! many different devices that the kids own but it still works :-)

 PeggyG ->  there are blog posts about that too--policies and AUPs for using mobile devices

 AaronB ->  Can anyone recommend any good aps for helping students in math?

 cheryloakes50 ->  yes, aaronb, hold on

 Rebecca P ->  Hi Aaron... just a sec.

 PeggyG ->  @Aaron go to that website I mentioned earlier and search for math and you'll find MANY--

 cheryloakes50 ->

 cheryloakes50 ->  Aaronb, lisa has some great links

 PeggyG ->  Meg Wilson demonstrated how she used her iPad to take to her governing board meeting to make an appeal for funding for iPads in her special ed program. They were so impressed with what she could show them right from her iPad that they approved the funding!!

 AaronB ->  Great! Thank you Peggy, Cheryl and Rebecca for the links. I can't wait to try them. 

 dtduggins ->  Hmm usng cell phones to teach life skills, clever

 connect2jamie ->  @Bob Amen to that! You can't blame the tool! We have to set things up so that the cheating doesn't happen! It's not the phones!

 Sheila ->  My 7th graders started to figure out how to start a quiz on Quia and then say connectivitiy dropped out and restart the quiz (that they have already seen). Interesting. They were so naive, but not any more.

 PeggyG -> This is a fantastic google spreadsheet from TCEA 2010 with suggestions for apps organized by subject and include prices (if any)

 alicebarr ->  Wow Peggy! You are on fire tonight!

 PeggyG ->  :-)

 alicebarr ->  now Geek of the Week coming up!

 cheryloakes50 ->  Peggy, good thing for us that you are retired and work full time for all of us!

 connect2jamie ->  Wow Peggy! I never found that TCEA list! Great!

 Sheila ->  Chalk breaks! :p 

 Rebecca P ->  Here is a link to a wiki from my course. Each week the students update the site with resources. Check the mLearning section. 

 connect2jamie ->  Peggy is myGeek of the Week!

 alicebarr ->  I like that too!

 cheryloakes50 ->  Thanks Rebecca for this link!

 PeggyG ->  :-)

 PeggyG ->  you always get me so excited about things!!!

 Sheila ->  Rebecca can you drop it again?

 PeggyG ->  so true Bob!! always should have a Plan B!!

 cheryloakes50 ->  I agree, Shelia!!!

 Rebecca P ->

 Sheila ->  THanks!

 PeggyG ->  that link requires a login Rebecca

 Rebecca P ->

 PeggyG ->  for the Blackboard Academic Suite???

 PeggyG ->  that is so true Rebecca!!! impossible to pick just one!

 spallante ->  sally field

 cheryloakes50 ->  thanks spallante

 Rebecca P ->

 PeggyG ->  beautiful Rebecca!!!

 Sheila ->  And can I remind people about Earthcast11? Too late just did! April 22nd at Looking for listeners and/or participants! :)

 sroseman ->  very cool

 PeggyG ->  those kinds of examples are so great because it really helps to see the end product when you're learning a new tool

 cheryloakes50 ->  yes Shelia!

 PeggyG ->  good for you Sheila!!! get on the mic :-)

 PeggyG ->  TED videos are such great conversational tools!! really make you think

 alicebarr ->

 Sheila ->  Another plug -

 Sheila ->  Thanks  Alice!

 Sheila ->  Love smackdowns!

 cheryloakes50 ->

 PeggyG ->  I just learned how to send an embedded video in an email from my Mac this week--I love that I can do that without needing a huge attachment!

 alicebarr ->  Cool Peggy!

 Sheila ->  Nice PeggyG!

 spallante ->  Is there a place where all these links can be available?

 PeggyG ->  we're having a smackdown at our upcoming virtual conference for AzTEA! I'm one of the organizers and it's a free conference-Sat. Apr. 30 Come and join us! Angela Maiers and Steve Farber are our keynote speakers.

 Rebecca P ->  Peggy-- you asked about Bb... yes it was for the Blackboard suite

 PeggyG ->  couldn't access it Rebecca--said login require

 Rebecca P ->  Let me see if I can switch the preferences... hold on. 

 bobsprankle ->

 alicebarr ->  Free Math Games "mcGraw-Hill

 PeggyG ->  thanks :-) would really love to see it!

 Rebecca P ->

 Rebecca P ->  Okay... tried that link again. Hopefully no password. 

 cheryloakes50 ->  hello to camille84, just finishing up,

 PeggyG ->  thanks

 cheryloakes50 ->  to all in the chat, this will be a podcast tomorrow, with all the great links.

 camille84 ->  thanks

 PeggyG ->  still asking for username and password

 cheryloakes50 ->  Thanks to our chat room and all the great conversation and links

 dtduggins ->  Okay, I'm going to share that site with the 8th grade social studies teachers! 

 Sheila ->  PTA just funded the Digital Wish deal on Vizit interactive frames -  Phone in your pics to the frame.

 connect2jamie ->  Oh that Civil War thing sounds amazing!

 PeggyG ->  we're featuring Mission U.S. on Classroom 2.0 LIVE this Saturday--that is a fantastic, free online resource for American History with primary sources :-)

 Sheila ->  Twitter = telegram!  Great idea!

 PeggyG ->

 PeggyG ->  that sounds sooooo cool Bob!

 PeggyG ->  have any of you used Issu to publish newsletters online? SIGMS is publishing their newsletters with it and it is amazing to read either online or on an ipad :-)

 spallante ->  what a terrific cross-curricular topic/tool

 bobsprankle ->

 Sheila ->  Do you need to be present to win?

 cheryloakes50 ->  You do not need to be present to win, just a virtual presence.

 PeggyG -> free online publishing with Issu :-)

 PeggyG ->  what an amazing project Bob!

 PeggyG ->  can you believe we're already talking about the last month of school???? schools get out in May in AZ

 Sheila ->  Jose is doing that for a podcast contest!  :) 

 PeggyG ->  good luck!!!

 Sheila ->  Oh, We go until June 22! Just in time for ISTE.

 cheryloakes50 ->  the chat is now posted at edtechtalk, from last week! whew!

 PeggyG ->  still wasn't able to access it--I'll try again after the show

 PeggyG ->  plenty to keep you busy on your spring break :-)

 Sheila ->  Peggy - how many tabs tonight?

 Rebecca P ->  rpetersmauri

 PeggyG ->  wow Rebecca!!!! doctoral work definitely has to take a priority right now!

 PeggyG ->  don't even ask Sheila!!!

 PeggyG ->  I had about 20 open before the show ever started :-)

 Sheila ->  I thought so! ;)

 alicebarr ->  LOL!!!

 PeggyG ->  this has been such a great conversation!! Thank you so much Rebecca! please come back!!

 bobsprankle ->

 alicebarr ->  CarTalk meets SEEDlings :)

 Sheila ->  I have this car . . .  

 PeggyG ->  I won a great iphone app at the conference-LAZ Library ! with tons of complete books for kids :-)

 Sheila ->  Great show! Thanks all!

 cheryloakes50 ->  goodnight and thanks for hanging out!

 PeggyG ->  great way to get caught up on children's books I've lost touch with

 PeggyG ->  good night everyone

 dtduggins ->  Thank you goodnight

 connect2jamie ->  Thanks all! Fun night tonight!

 bobsprankle ->  thanks all!

 Sheila ->  That's great Peggy! 

 alicebarr ->  Thanks everyone!

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