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mrichme -> Welcome Peggy!
PeggyG -> hi! looking forward to this
PeggyG -> are you at the conference?
mrichme -> I am
PeggyG -> it sounds fantastic!! Isn't Tony Vincent awesome??!!
PeggyG -> Hi Cheryl
PeggyG -> Hi Cathy-are you at the conference?
Cathy E -> nope - just saw your message on skype
PeggyG -> :-)
mrichme -> @Peggy Tony has been A-MAZE-ING and Lucy Gray is here as well.
PeggyG -> wow!!!
PeggyG -> wish I were there!
mrichme -> Alice Barr is up first
mrichme -> She is showing Tony's A/B switch that he uses for VGA connections
PeggyG -> sure hope Cheryl can get the stream going
mrichme -> I think she is talking about ustreaming it
PeggyG -> cool!! thanks for keeping the info coming mrichme
mrichme -> They are recording it for a later podcast
PeggyG -> saw that about ustream
teknochops -> Best one at ACTEM
mrichme -> ustre.am/7dE7
mrichme -> Evernote is being showcased right now
mrichme -> the app MotionMath is being showcased right now
PeggyG -> can't get that link to work
mrichme -> Mike Arsenault is showcasing Newspaper Map
mrichme -> newspapermap.com
mrichme -> piclits.com is the latest presentation
PeggyG -> Hi Lucy
teknochops -> I like Piclits
cheryloakes -> trying to ustream
mrichme -> Zombies vs. Literacy app
PeggyG -> Sounds like you're having a fabulous conference!!!
PeggyG -> I love Piclits!! :-)
mrichme -> AASL Top 25 Websites for Teaching and Learning is being shown now
PeggyG -> We had the creator, Terry Friedlander do a show for us on Classroom 2.0 LIVE
PeggyG -> thanks a lot for posting the links!!
teknochops -> Who is that guy on the Ustream?
PeggyG -> watching the stream now on ustream but different chat
mrichme -> Cheryl is showing the voice capability with a Google Search
mrichme -> with Chrome
mrichme -> literature-map.com is being showcased right now
mrichme -> The ability to find similar types of authors
mrichme -> cueprompter.com
mrichme -> Online teleprompter
mrichme -> newsmap.jp
mrichme -> Visualization of the news headlines
mrichme -> tools.e2bn.org/speech
mrichme -> Qwiki.com
PeggyG -> Qwiki is really interesting. I subscribe to their dailt news
PeggyG -> daily...
mrichme -> I do too Peggy
mrichme -> I feel like I get a recap of a historical fact each day
mrichme -> Lucy Gray is up
PeggyG -> I'm thrilled to have voicethread on mt iphone--can view all of the voicethreads in my account
mrichme -> Google A Day
mrichme -> agoogleaday.com
teknochops -> Voicthread rocks
teknochops -> THere is some cost, but low if you want to import/manage class
PeggyG -> oh no! don't stop!!!
mrichme -> assistments.org
PeggyG -> that site looks amazing!
mrichme -> The person who is showcasing it has been using it in preparation for the State Assessment
mrichme -> It has been designed by the people from Worcester PolyTech Institute
mrichme -> Hackasaurus.org for examining how websites are constructed
mrichme -> shoutkey.com for shortening a website
mrichme -> answergarden.ch
PeggyG -> found it :-) love that site
PeggyG -> what do we type in on shoutkey?
mrichme -> rim
PeggyG -> cooL!! got it!
mrichme -> Patrick Larkin is stepping up
mrichme -> Socrative
mrichme -> t.socrative.com
mrichme -> or m.socrative.com
mrichme -> room 407
mrichme -> oops 4047
PeggyG -> I entered my response
PeggyG -> thanks a lot for sharing the liks mrichme!!
PeggyG -> links...
PeggyG -> have a great day!!
mrichme -> No Problem Peggy!
mrichme -> Talk to you soon
PeggyG -> :-)
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We were lucky enough to have Wes Fryer visit Yarmouth High School on Wednesday. Wes presented Deepening our Learning Through Storytelling. He also raffled off his new book: Playing With Media.
Wes met with teachers afterwards and helped us work further on The Arab Spring Project.
Wes, Thank you so much! It's always great to work with you. Your enthusiasm and energy are a joy to be around!
Google Geo Institute at The University of Southern Maine in Lewiston/Auburn. The two mornings sessions were presentations and the afternoons were split between learning Google Earth and Google SketchUp. I enjoyed Toby Lester's speech about the Fourth Part of the World (his website is fantastic) and the Giant map of North America.