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Gradcast for Alice Barr, Cheryl Oakes, Susan Ettenheim August 27, 2008

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We did it, finally! After taking the Webcast Academy course, and teaching the course, and webcasting over 90 times Susan, Cheryl are joined by Alice for an evening graduation! We hope you enjoy the gradcast, the chat and the excitement. This is something you all can do. We will be there with you.
Cheryl
We are finally getting this published, posted and will all be together in NYC next week for a graduation bust! Stay tuned, we may have more.Here is the chat for our gradcast.

2008-08-27 Graduation Day!
19:28:46 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: hi peggy
19:29:20 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Lisa-wasn
19:29:36 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: oops-wasn't sure I was in the right place-any sound yet?
19:31:06 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: I don't have sound yet
19:31:08 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Hi s
19:31:13 susanvg -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Lisa
19:31:13 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Susan and Susan
19:31:16 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: thanks
19:31:16 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: hi everyone!
19:31:22 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Susan
19:32:24 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Hello ben_mcnaboe :-)
19:32:52 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: This is a special ETT show, right?
19:33:01 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: streaming momentarily! thanks for being here!
19:33:11 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: very special ;)
19:33:16 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: great!
19:33:16 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: :)
19:34:21 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: how do we sound everyone?
19:35:19 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: welcome to the graduation
19:35:29 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: sounds great!
19:35:38 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Sound is good
19:35:43 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: welcome Jeff
19:35:44 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: Thank you!
19:35:51 JL -> -EdTechTalk: Delighted to be hear
19:35:53 JL -> -EdTechTalk: here
19:36:13 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: What an exciting day! You're my heroes!
19:37:07 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: It gives me hope. :-)
19:37:08 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: cathy!!!! hiiii!!!!
19:37:41 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: wow this is the best party!! Thank you all for being here!
19:37:52 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: Hey Ben Welcome!
19:38:01 Cathy E -> -EdTechTalk: I am green with envy that ya'll are grads.
19:38:02 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: Hi all!
19:38:05 ben_mcnaboe -> -EdTechTalk: hi ms barr
19:38:13 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: we just made it happen CathyE
19:38:15 ben_mcnaboe -> -EdTechTalk: congratulations on your graduation
19:38:16 ben_mcnaboe -> -EdTechTalk: hha
19:38:22 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: changed colors
19:38:30 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: thanks for the congrats!
19:38:37 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Cheryl-you are so smooth! :-)
19:38:51 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: THanks PeggyG, so glad you are in the audience.
19:39:27 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I'm a graduate wannabe!
19:39:30 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Fall and graduation cast!
19:40:05 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Hooray for YouthVoices
19:40:12 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I'll be there for Youth Voices! Very exciting!
19:40:39 susanvg -> -EdTechTalk: sounds wonderful
19:41:44 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: hello MariaK, Susanvg
19:41:49 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: HI Maria!
19:41:49 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Shelia
19:41:54 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: hiii maria thanks for being here!
19:41:55 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Maria
19:42:05 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: maria and lisa do you want to go next?
19:42:10 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Sure Susan
19:42:14 Cathy E -> -EdTechTalk: Maria, hope things are going ok
19:42:19 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: ok lisa next!
19:42:20 mariak -> -EdTechTalk: Hey there almost grads. You must help me graduate soon.
19:42:33 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: step right up! we're so excited about this fall!
19:42:53 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: ben - did you know this is what your teachers do AFTER school!
19:42:54 mariak -> -EdTechTalk: Thank you Cathy - things are better, kinda, sorta maybe!
19:43:17 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Looking forward to Seedlings too!
19:43:26 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Maria...do we still need to talk?
19:43:32 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Teachers are Talking one time a month on Thursdays! 7:30 PM. So great to be part of a great conversation with teachers.
19:43:37 mariak -> -EdTechTalk: yes
19:43:38 Cathy E -> -EdTechTalk: So glad Seedlings in coming
19:43:39 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Saw Bob's Geek of the Week highlighted on HotChalk this week. :-)
19:43:58 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks
19:44:04 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks CathyE, Seedlings will be on the alternate Thursdays 7:30 EDT.
19:44:05 susanvg -> -EdTechTalk: Would love to go back to webcast academy - but Sundays are not good for me
19:44:09 mariak -> -EdTechTalk: Parisi - yes type A
19:44:27 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: I do yoga...trying to learn to live in the moment
19:45:50 susanvg -> -EdTechTalk: Very supportive
19:45:59 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: such a wonderful built-in support group :-)
19:46:10 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: hi collen welcome!
19:46:17 colleenk -> -EdTechTalk: Hi everyone!
19:46:21 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: We are so excited that you are spending time with us during the busy season of back to school .
19:46:28 mariak -> -EdTechTalk: @sheila - maybe we should graduate together
19:46:30 JL -> -EdTechTalk: I like your sound
19:46:34 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Hi ColleenK
19:46:34 JL -> -EdTechTalk: much improved Lisa
19:46:34 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: new headset?
19:46:39 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: HI Colleen
19:46:43 JL -> -EdTechTalk: Jeff, the never-ending audio nag
19:46:49 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: @mariak - we could!
19:46:55 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: jefff I sound very hollow to myself.. how do I sound?
19:47:05 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: but not this week ok? :)
19:47:07 JL -> -EdTechTalk: Sound OK Susan
19:47:17 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: tnx
19:47:33 colleenk -> -EdTechTalk: Yay Seedlings...looking forward to that.
19:47:39 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: @lparisi-definitely very clear audio!
19:47:43 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: :)
19:48:20 Cathy E -> -EdTechTalk: @Maria and Shelia - we need to grad together
19:48:22 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Evening LindaN
19:48:23 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: who's ready next? - maria?
19:48:30 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: cathy??
19:48:39 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: cathy can I skype you in soon?
19:48:40 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: CathyE and Maria and Shelia it is a great way to graduate with friends!!!!
19:48:56 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Evening Durff
19:49:03 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Cheryl! Graduation night I hear!
19:49:06 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: yeah durffff
19:49:06 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: definitely better with others . . .
19:49:12 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: hi paul!
19:49:19 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Yes, Linda graduation!!!
19:50:03 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: Hello Durff!
19:50:05 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: what a great lineup!
19:50:28 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: WhooHoo! Congratulations on the OFFICIAL designation! I think that you really graduated long ago!
19:50:33 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Lisa, great job with you and your crew and upcoming shows.
19:50:34 mariak -> -EdTechTalk: @cathyE yes let's do it together - but i think I'm still in remediation - need a little refresher on some things
19:50:43 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: yes! :-)
19:51:08 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I do that on iTunes too!
19:51:14 mariak -> -EdTechTalk: Need help with posting protocol...some tutoring and after school work
19:51:23 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: 24 hours in a day is not long enough!
19:51:33 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: can just pause and pick it up later
19:52:03 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: hair dressers too :-)
19:52:21 colleenk -> -EdTechTalk: I love Conversations.
19:52:26 colleenk -> -EdTechTalk: :)
19:52:34 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Colleen!
19:52:36 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: @ColleenK me too!
19:52:39 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: I like listening live, but may need to a different time zone. Those 9 pm EDT shows will be tough in the school year.
19:52:41 colleenk -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Linda!
19:53:03 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: shelia, those are tough on the webcasters too.!:-)
19:53:13 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: *move to a different time zone. .
19:53:28 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: You are all very masterful interviewers in your shows. I think you should provide some training on that for us newbies.
19:53:55 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: I agree PeggyG- I'd like some training too!
19:54:19 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: That's why "conversations" is such a perfect name!
19:54:45 JL -> -EdTechTalk: Graduates, any reflections on your 3 featured interncasts or thoughts on upcoming webcast plans or goals?
19:55:25 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I was hooked after the first show too. Very engaging!
19:55:42 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: No training Peggy...just start in and shake the first few times
19:55:44 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: HI Paul
19:55:51 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: oh yes, peggy I agree!
19:55:53 Paulallison -> -EdTechTalk: Hi....
19:56:02 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I've got the shaking part down!
19:56:09 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.webcastacademy.net/portfolio/cheryl-oakes-0
19:56:22 susanvg -> -EdTechTalk: Or do a show with Lisa P and learn from her :)
19:56:30 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: ANd have a ton of questions and topics ready to throw into the conversations
19:56:55 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: Yes, Peggy I definitely agree on the shaking part1
19:57:08 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Yes, multitasking is difficult, Alice
19:57:27 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Peggy G and Shelia, I would love to come on a webcast academy class and talk about interviewing, hey why not now!!
19:57:32 mariak -> -EdTechTalk: yes - hard when one is alone with all the tasks
19:57:35 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I'm learning from all of you! I was so impressed with Cheryl at the live WOW2 session at NECC-amazing improvisation when technology was failing us.
19:57:49 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: oh yes Cheryl! Please do!!!
19:57:57 colleenk -> -EdTechTalk: @LindaN Do you have a show?
19:58:11 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.webcastacademy.net/portfolio/susan-ettenheim
19:58:14 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: @Cheryl - yes!
19:58:18 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: :)
19:58:56 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: oh, no, just finished my first sessions of webcast academy. Now I just need to dive in- head first I think.
19:59:14 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: @LindaN That's what it is Hea First!
19:59:17 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Lee was always so patient and down to earth!
19:59:18 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Yes LIndaN, dive in and all will help you .
19:59:47 colleenk -> -EdTechTalk: Who graduated tonight?
19:59:59 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: Cheryl, Susan and Alice
20:00:02 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Cheryl Oakes, Susan Ettenheim, and Alice Barr
20:00:02 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Susan E., Cheryl O and Alice B are trying.
20:00:02 susanvg -> -EdTechTalk: triple graduation
20:00:03 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: we are colleen!
20:00:25 colleenk -> -EdTechTalk: Congratulations....but I thought all of you were old pros!
20:00:37 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: They are old pros!
20:00:41 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Thanks ColleenK, we sometimes don't feel that way.
20:00:45 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Colleen...Susan and Cheryl were my teachers in the academy
20:01:03 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: And Cheryl helped me at NECC too!
20:01:14 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: how exciting Paul re the writing project
20:01:27 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: I tired anyway LisaP
20:01:31 colleenk -> -EdTechTalk: So...now you are licensed? ;)
20:01:38 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: You did, Cheryl
20:01:40 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: maybe certified
20:01:56 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: or certifiable
20:01:56 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: Certifiable!
20:02:01 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: or certifiable
20:02:06 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: thinking the same!
20:02:07 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: darn..beat me to it
20:02:07 colleenk -> -EdTechTalk: You beat me to it @Cheryl
20:02:14 colleenk -> -EdTechTalk: lol
20:02:16 Cathy E -> -EdTechTalk: When are we doing a drupal class?
20:02:19 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: so funny
20:02:33 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: hi lorna welcome!
20:02:39 Lorna -> -EdTechTalk: Hi everyone
20:02:40 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: CAn I mention one more thing that is happening at edtechtalk?
20:02:54 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: sure Lisa
20:03:07 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Lorna, do you want to come in!
20:03:11 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: Will have to move to ooVoo to see you all receive your badge/diploma!
20:03:24 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: that would be great!
20:03:34 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Yes that would be grand :-) oovoo to see the grads
20:03:45 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I thought I might know :-)
20:03:49 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: that would be fun.
20:04:03 JL -> -EdTechTalk: Yay, Newsletter team!
20:04:08 Lorna -> -EdTechTalk: love to Cheryl
20:04:10 Cathy E -> -EdTechTalk: Shelia I will practive oovoo with you
20:04:12 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: ok! who is ready to skype in?
20:04:22 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: yes to newsletter!!
20:04:29 JL -> -EdTechTalk: Click 'My Account/ edit/ my newletters' to manage subsciptions
20:04:33 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: Yea! NEwsletter!!
20:04:35 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: That sounds great, especially to get others interested.
20:04:38 Lorna -> -EdTechTalk: Who am I skyping into
20:04:45 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I'm really excited about the possibilities for the newsletter!
20:04:50 mariak -> -EdTechTalk: oovoo for me too sheila and cathy
20:04:57 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: anything related to the ETT community
20:05:15 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: want ads for classes to connect?
20:05:38 Cathy E -> -EdTechTalk: great ideas, Shelia
20:06:32 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: all of these shows are so valuable because you're all in the classrooms doing the things you're talking about
20:07:08 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Peggy you are the greatest cheerleader
20:07:18 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I love that role!
20:07:36 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: you make all of us feel so special! thanks
20:07:56 Cathy E -> -EdTechTalk: Love ya'll - have to get to school work
20:08:22 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: bye cathye, let us know about your graduating
20:08:35 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: Yes, I want to involve the people in my school, district. Parents and students.
20:08:40 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: you all keep us so engaged the time flies and I always hate to hear the conversation end
20:08:42 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: Maria you got me started with all of this!
20:08:48 JL -> -EdTechTalk: and look forward to setting up some Drupalcasting Cathy
20:08:56 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: We need to include and hear all of their voices.
20:09:05 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Parents as partners, go!!!
20:09:05 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: That would be good, Jeff.
20:09:10 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: the gradcast just raised the bar for all of us!
20:09:17 susanvg -> -EdTechTalk: Ten years of webcasting.....
20:09:25 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Yes you can put it on your resumes!
20:09:34 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: lol susan!
20:09:36 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.ourschool.ca/about
20:09:56 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: all the links are here for the ning and activities.
20:10:08 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: Yes, ooVoo for me too. It is fantastic to see everyone!
20:10:16 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: do you all post information about your webcasts on your district websites?
20:10:25 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: I don't Peggy
20:10:37 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Hm, I don't Peggy, I don't know why? Maybe will start doing that
20:10:39 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: This is a world that no one at school is a part of
20:10:59 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I think you tend not to "toot your own horn" but you really should
20:11:05 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: I do mention my shows every once in a while but no one ever shows up
20:11:07 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: I agree Lisa, but not that it is good, I would love to have more teachers get involved here.
20:11:17 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Me too, Cheryl
20:11:22 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: Maybe we need a conversation about how we can take steps to include the the people at our school into our world.
20:11:37 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Didn't we do that a few weeks ago?
20:11:39 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: LOL
20:11:41 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: I think that would be great for a conversation.
20:11:52 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: then I missed it.
20:11:59 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Yes Linda! that's some of what they are doing on parents as partners and that is so helpful
20:12:08 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: CathyE has had some newbies join in!
20:12:19 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Hello Durff
20:12:20 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: h durff!
20:12:24 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: hi
20:12:27 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Lisa!
20:12:38 mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: hi folks
20:13:00 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: lisa - want to give us a plug for your fall lineup?
20:13:19 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Susan, where is Jose's comment?
20:13:21 mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: no
20:13:52 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: on my portfolio... on everyone? will look in a sec
20:14:09 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Just discovered some really good resources for cyberbullying online today--it's promoting a new book but there are many things to download free on the site http://www.cyberbullying.us click on downloads
20:14:30 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Welcome Ben, glad you are here!
20:14:32 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: That is amazing!
20:14:38 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: I do find that more new people show up in Conversations.
20:14:42 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: there's a family cell phone contract and a cyberbullying report card
20:15:02 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Great to meet you Ben!
20:15:22 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Oops sorry...was listening but not following the chat so my comment really made no sense, did it?
20:15:31 colleenk -> -EdTechTalk: @LParisi You get a lot of Plurkers.
20:15:56 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: Welcome Ben! It is so great to hear your voices and ideas!
20:15:58 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Yes, Colleen. But it's nice to bring more people to ETT...they might find other shows too.
20:16:09 Lorna -> -EdTechTalk: @peggy thanks for the resources
20:16:14 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: good question SusanE.
20:16:25 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: I had that idea last year.
20:16:33 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I agree Lisa-hopefully our newsletter will also bring people to the site to find other shows
20:16:36 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: I wanted to do a show with my fifth graders
20:17:11 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: Lisa, I envision my students doing a show also!
20:17:12 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: a student show would be great!
20:17:27 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: I would love to have a sort of advice show...
20:17:50 Lorna -> -EdTechTalk: what grade is ben in?
20:17:50 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: So maybe that is the show I need to create. Any one game?
20:18:00 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: sophomore
20:18:15 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: I was thinking an evening show!
20:18:21 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: the scheduling is such a challenge
20:18:25 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Linda I think it would be fabulous!
20:18:40 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Have you seen storychasers?
20:18:55 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: No...what is storychasers?
20:18:58 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: We could do something like that..each week a different class takes over
20:18:59 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: yes storychasers sounds really great
20:19:23 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: Yes, I was thinking a group os students/ classes like student2.0
20:19:52 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: As a small group of students start- others would be hooked
20:19:54 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Maybe Youth Voices is the place to do this?
20:19:55 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Storychasers is Wes Fryer's new idea
20:20:21 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: Earthbridges.net - another theme coming up is world hunger in late Oct.
20:20:35 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: that would be great Shelia
20:20:48 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: Is that right, mrsdurff
20:20:50 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: ?
20:20:59 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: I think the hook would be the theme, then it would generate interest.
20:21:00 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Linda...let's talk
20:21:01 mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: yes
20:21:17 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Lisa P, thanks for coming in tonight.
20:21:23 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: good luck with the show.
20:21:28 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: So glad to be here, Cheryl
20:21:38 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: Yes, let's talk Lisa
20:21:49 susanvg -> -EdTechTalk: and that students are articulate and thinkers
20:21:55 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: http://technorati.com/posts/AIYRxEYSWWQAwGCWdNXlbfcScc6iiQe6qP6%2BnG41J%... storychaser background & formative ideas for the project
20:22:17 JL -> -EdTechTalk: Re: studentcasting, I wonder about having one class 'anchor' the stream, perhaps have guests from a few other locations - those that can catch it live, can listen. Those that can't, can catch the recording. Seems like webcast listening is just too passive for most classes.
20:22:50 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: good idea Jeff, some kind of collaborative use of webcasting
20:22:55 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: I was thinking, Jeff, about an advice show...so kids could skype in from their classes to ask questions
20:22:57 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: so true jl!
20:23:05 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: More interactive
20:23:23 susanvg -> -EdTechTalk: Different classes responsible for different aspects
20:23:28 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: like a Dear Abby??? what kind of questions? :-)
20:23:30 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Yes, Susan
20:23:34 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: hi mike welcome!
20:23:40 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: hi whitestwave welcome!
20:23:49 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Not sure Peggy...the idea came to me when my kids were getting ready for middle school
20:23:54 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: welcome to our graduation cast show!
20:23:56 JL -> -EdTechTalk: might also be fun (and/or insane) to forget about the streaming and just have multiple group conversations happening at the same time.
20:23:57 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: that's a great example Alice
20:24:06 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: I also think that global issues would be a great idea for students to discuss and also engage teachers/parents
20:24:06 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: I thought I would love for them to ask about middle school from middle schoolers
20:24:15 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: lol jeff
20:24:33 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: global issues would be really interesting
20:24:36 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Yes, Linda. Even book talks
20:24:47 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Or election conversations
20:25:19 colleenk -> -EdTechTalk: Have to run. Maybe I'll be in a future gradcast :) Good luck to the graduates though you've all been doing a great job! See ya.
20:25:28 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: hi dave c welcome!
20:25:30 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: thanks for coming colleenk
20:25:37 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: we will be at your graduation
20:25:38 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: Oh yes election issues- imagine the conversation with students, teachers, and adults that would occus
20:25:39 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: See ya Colleen
20:25:40 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: bye colleen! looking forward to your graduation too!
20:25:51 DaveC -> -EdTechTalk: hello all, I thought it was at 9:00 :-(
20:25:53 susanvg -> -EdTechTalk: develop relationships first and then go into depth via synchronous
20:26:13 Lorna -> -EdTechTalk: Had a power outage - sorry dropped the call
20:26:14 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: @susanvg that is great advice-makes a lot of sense
20:26:15 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: So let's plan it and get it going this year.
20:26:33 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: Lorna, is it a storm? or just power out
20:26:41 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: love that idea Ben
20:26:46 Lorna -> -EdTechTalk: no power went out for a few min
20:27:07 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Yay Linda!
20:27:12 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: lorna trying to call you back
20:27:33 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: TAke it from me...there are many tech glitches
20:27:45 mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: 1st round - how many times will she take it?
20:27:47 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: I think I've dealt with them all
20:27:49 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I love the fact that we can keep coming back to webcast academy to continue learning--don't have to complete in one session.
20:27:52 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: LisaaP tech challenges!
20:28:11 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Oh yes..cheryl ...challenges
20:28:25 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Although they really feel like disasters when you are in them
20:28:43 susanvg -> -EdTechTalk: @PeggyG - some of us plan on many returns :/
20:28:47 mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: it isn't the tech that challenges but the people
20:29:19 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I've decided I love the "ish" approach--like animation-ish; doesn't have to be perfect. I think of these as webcast-ish as I'm learning.
20:29:56 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: Hi Scott Welcome!
20:29:59 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Yes, Peggy...newsletterish
20:30:07 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: yes :-)
20:30:20 Scott Shelhart (pre-service teacher) -> -EdTechTalk: Hi all
20:30:45 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: I'm loving these segues
20:30:47 mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: no tears now
20:30:49 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: it relieves a lot of the pressure for us Type A's to know we don't have to be perfect!
20:30:55 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Did I even come close to spelling that right?
20:31:05 mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: yes
20:31:06 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: we all understood Lparis
20:31:11 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: lol lisa... and soooooo tired!
20:31:21 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: class of 1.1 :-)
20:31:39 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Jeff must feel like a proud parent :-)
20:31:49 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: Yea!Spawned projects which are evolving.
20:32:13 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: I feel very much like a member of a very special family.
20:32:21 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: what a great analogy Jeff
20:32:48 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: Each of you are so supportive and wonderful. Crickets are the sign of Good luck!
20:33:03 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: that's so funny!
20:33:04 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: that's wonderful linda!
20:33:15 mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: what, no cats?
20:33:30 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: This is a strong group...my best support ...my best connections...my favorite conversationalists
20:33:37 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: each of you have made it so easy and so inspiring!
20:33:44 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: YOu all are such great support!
20:33:46 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: we've had crickets and kittys and birds and all kinds of great background sounds :-)
20:33:56 mariak -> -EdTechTalk: one great happy family
20:33:58 alicebarr -> -EdTechTalk: Just wait for seedlings.....
20:33:59 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: I just love firsts.
20:34:27 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: You were both great teachers anyway!
20:34:35 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: You got me through it
20:35:15 DaveC -> -EdTechTalk: DaveC 2.0
20:35:18 mrsdurff -> -EdTechTalk: i said no tears
20:35:20 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: LOL
20:35:21 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: LOL
20:35:50 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: you can't leave but your role changes :-)
20:35:54 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: I think my husband needs that
20:36:10 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: ya hoo!!!
20:36:12 susanvg -> -EdTechTalk: bravo all!
20:36:12 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.webcastacademy.net/book/certification-and-graduation
20:36:19 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: My husband just goes to another room to listen to the Yankees.
20:36:22 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: thank you everyone I can't believe you all came!!
20:36:22 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: Congratulations to all!
20:36:24 Lorna -> -EdTechTalk: congratulations
20:36:24 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: these hours go by so fast! This has been absolutely delightful! Congrats to all of you grads!
20:36:45 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: I'm very inspired!
20:36:47 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: thanks so much for all attending!!!
20:36:51 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.webcastacademy.net/users/cheryloakes50
20:36:59 JL -> -EdTechTalk: http://www.webcastacademy.net/users/susanettenheim
20:37:01 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: Congratulations!!!!!
20:37:08 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: I aspire to receive a webcast academy badge---one day!
20:37:19 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: thanks, thanks, thanks!!
20:37:24 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: Congratulations!!! You are amazing and wonderful!
20:37:28 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: I want that!
20:37:31 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: awesome!
20:37:33 susanvg -> -EdTechTalk: clap clap
20:37:42 lparisi -> -EdTechTalk: clap clap
20:37:48 cheryloakes almost graduate -> -EdTechTalk: thanks so much
20:37:49 sheila -> -EdTechTalk: clap clap
20:37:52 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: see you further down the road--in a few minutes :-)
20:37:59 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: clap clap clap!
20:38:03 LindaN -> -EdTechTalk: Teas of JOY!
20:38:04 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: see you all in a bit!
20:38:13 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: xoxoxo
20:39:13 PeggyG -> -EdTechTalk: Love the outgoing music!!! Pomp & circumstances :-)
20:39:24 JL -> -EdTechTalk: seemed appropriate
20:39:41 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: oh darn I may have missed that...
20:39:47 SusanEttenheim -> -EdTechTalk: ttyl



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