06:32 JamieGustin : I'm from Magnolia, Texas
06:32 mrsdurff : they didn't intro you
06:32 sarahrolle : Englewood, NJ
06:33 mjantzi : Virginia Society of Technology Teachers
06:33 mrsdurff : Maryland
06:33 mjantzi : Howdy Jamie from Texas
06:33 JamieGustin : Hi mjantzi
06:33 MelW : Draper, UT
06:33 JamieGustin : Did Robin say your name is Margo
06:34 mjantzi : Yes, I'm Margo
06:34 JamieGustin : Nice to meet you Margo
06:34 mrsdurff : not i
06:34 mrsdurff : margo you go\
06:34 sarahrolle : no headset, sorry.
06:34 mrsdurff : i do not!
06:34 JamieGustin : I'll do that
06:34 kdumont : Margo, are you on the board of VSTE.
06:34 sarahrolle : lol
06:35 mjantzi : I'll try as a rookie with skype
06:35 JamieGustin : Yeah
06:35 mrsdurff : you go girl!
06:36 jrolle : is blogger any relation to frogger?
06:36 mrsdurff : i like the reload thingy for firefox!
06:36 mrsdurff : reload twitter automatically
06:36 mrsdurff : jrolle - maybe Toad & Frog books?
06:37 kdumont : You run Frogger over, Blogger runs you over.
06:37 mrsdurff : that Margo is a fast learner!
06:38 mjantzi : I'm not on the VSTE board. Just attending the event.
06:38 sarahrolle : did ustream freeze?
06:38 robinellis : no sarah
06:38 sarahrolle : thnx
06:40 mrsdurff : i make more headway with those natives than with those immigrants
06:40 mrsdurff : yup-what darren said
06:41 robinellis : sarah is your ustream ok?
06:41 mrsdurff : i just have kid click on a tab or right click
06:41 mrsdurff : it's easier for them to open tab that way
06:43 mrsdurff : a chat could be going too
06:43 JamieGustin : It is a lot easier to collaborate on documents asyncronously
06:43 mrsdurff : to help with the logistical
06:43 mrsdurff : yes Jamie
06:43 sarahrolle : robin - I'm ok, must have been bandwidth.
06:47 KJanowski : trying to see if this works
06:47 kdumont : That worked!
06:47 KJanowski : yes!
06:47 KJanowski : thanks!
06:47 robinellis : Glad you are here Karen
06:47 KJanowski : great to be here!
06:48 KJanowski : just showed this option to my son and said that I wish his teachers would use this possibility
06:51 megormi : The edit history really is powerful
06:51 mrsdurff : many teachers are afraid of google presentations because of the chat
06:51 megormi : did you say "floppy disk"?
06:51 mrsdurff : i make kids present to us
06:51 lauranguiano : it's sad if they are using a floppy
06:51 lauranguiano : let alone if they lost it
06:51 KJanowski : Kelly, I also showed him how there are 27 of us from around the country using free tools that take teaching/learning to a new level
06:52 mrsdurff : good point darren
06:52 kdumont : It would take me 30 minutes to find a floppy drive to put it into.
06:52 mrsdurff : i think the chat is essential to augment metacognition
06:52 JamieGustin : To Kjanowski: That is very exciting to kids today
06:52 megormi : teh chat is a must for interacting
06:52 megormi : not yet
06:52 mrsdurff : yes
06:53 mrsdurff : please do
06:53 mrsdurff : yes darren
06:53 mrsdurff : i did
06:53 darrendraper-1 : http://docs.google.com/Presentation?id=ddcdxwbg_6fqxcrbhd
06:53 mrsdurff : thanks sir
06:53 mrsdurff : $5
06:53 KJanowski : @jamie - it should be exciting for teachers as well!
06:53 crafty184 : What is he using to highlight his mouse?
06:54 robinellis : mouse pose or something like that crafty
06:54 mrsdurff : idk chria
06:54 robinellis : Hi Alice
06:54 mrsdurff : chris - i can't type
06:54 JamieGustin : @ kjanowski - I