When Live Goes Live: Hey Mom, watch my reality TV show!

I just live streamed Dr. MaryFriend Sheperd teaching about how to split cooperative learning into groups. (permission) Watch the video here.

I'm looking for the archived chat in there. You can see my channel at http://ustream.tv/channel/cool-cat-teacher-tv.

I have a couple of wishes:

  • Private channels (viewable only by friends.)
  • The ability to download and edit the video
  • A private network for educators.

Oh, I really just don't know how to think about this. Things are changing so quickly. I did this over wifi on a laptop with a $90 Logitech Quick Cam Fusion.

Hey, Mom, I have my own TV channel.

Here are some RSS feeds for these streams:
Me – http://ustream.tv/coolcatteacher-videos.rss
Will Richardson – http://ustream.tv/willrich45-videos.rss

(Hey guys, vlogging just got a whole lot easier — you can live vlog and then it archives. Oh my goodness!)

I think this should be in acceptable use policies, however, remember you can block ustream, however live streaming on cell phones is coming rapidly. We must deal with the behaviors so students know how to behave ethically with this.

Oh, what should I think. I feel some contemplation time coming.

Oh, and thanks to Claudia Ceraso for forwarding the chat archive:

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Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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2 comments

Mark Wagner October 8, 2007 - 6:46 pm

Vicki,

I think one of your wishes has already been granted by the folks at ustream.

My Shows -> Modify Settings -> Password Protection = Yes

Is that what you were hoping for?

Mandy Roberts October 9, 2007 - 11:19 am

Excellent!!!
Mandy

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