Friends and Flags Teacher Chat Transcripts
Dec. 1. 2002: Guest Speaker Lynn Manning Ross
karen> so..how is it going Lynn?
.Marsha Goren> Hi janet
<Lynn Manning Ross> Hi Janet, are you a teacher ~ from where
<Janet> Hello, Yes and on an old laptop since OS X won't work.
<Janet > I'm from Oak Park, Illinois, just outside chicago
<Marsha Goren> Lynn, I am going to Rome on Thursday night,
<Lynn Manning Ross> <Lynn> LOVE Oak Park!
<Janet > Me too - can't imagine how great it is to be going to Rome
<karen> marsha is so lucky
<karen> she deserves to be chosen..doing great work with her kids
<Lynn Manning Ross> <Lynn> I thought of you this morning Marsha, and
ironically saw a travel show about Italy last evening
[Sun Dec 01 14:14:25 CST 2002] Karen Leonard: Marietta, Georgia USA
<karen> Hi Karen!
<karen> Welcome to the chat
<Marsha Goren> Hi Karen from Georgia
<Janet > My friend Lina from Rome told me about last year's awards. It will be a
<Karen Leonard> Hello How are you all?
<Lynn Manning Ross> <Lynn> where are you from K. L. ?
<Marsha Goren> Janet, thank s for the encouragement
<Karen Leonard> I am from Marietta Georgia
<Janet > Hello Karen L.
<Marsha Goren> Lynn tell us about your book. How is it going?
<Karen Leonard> Lynn, Yes, Georgia in the US
<Karen Leonard> I am in circle 41 with Orit from Israel and Elena from
<Janet > How funny, I automatically thought Georgia in Europe
<<karen> And Karen is in a circle with Elena from Montreal, where I grew
up..small world eh?
<<Karen Leonard> Marsha, where in Israel are you from? We think about you
all over there a lot when we hear the news.
</<<karen> ok..Lynn would you like to begin?
<<karen> Lynn would you like to begin by telling us about the book?
<Lynn Manning Ross> The book is titled Word Kids Cook Out.
<<Lynn Manning Ross> I want to capture 50+ countries via
something we all have in common-holidays/celebrations and eating
<Lynn Manning Ross> I also created a Teacher's Activity Plan and a chart
<Lynn Manning Ross> One of your teachers F/F Karrie Dietz/Uzbekistan posted a
success story about the project
<Marsha Goren> Sounds great! When do you think it will be published? I am
<karen> Karrie is the teacher from Uzbekistan going to Rome with 3 kids like
<Lynn Manning Ross> It is a long process. Book like any product are
developed about 18 month ahead of release
I envision the book also being a fund raiser
)It would be 'cool' if it could also continue to be a living document...via web
< Lynn Manning Ross> At one point in the future I will do a nonprofit (Yes And create a competition whereby teachers can profit
karen> Once its released I could promote it for you on F&
<Karen Leonard> so you have put all of the information together and are just
now waiting for publication or is this still an ongoing process
<Karen Leonard> i would love to be a part of this if you still need information
<LM Ross> Answering KL: Would you like to do the Am. Indians?
<Karen Leonard> i am sure that we could gather info for you
<LM Ross> To KL: Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
<Karen Leonard> lynn, let me know what kind of info you need
<<LM Ross> Will do. I have a teachers Activity plan. or I can call you on the phone
<<karen> Lynn thats great..you see..im pleased that worked!!
<Marsha Goren> Lynn will the book include any of the decorating and designing
that the kids use on their recipes
<LM Ross> To Marsha: Yes
<<LM Ross> <Lynn> I honestly believe that it is possible to focus the world toward
love and acceptance versus hate
<LM Ross> <lynn> Good Luck and lots of hugs
<..LM Ross> <Lynn> Karen, thank you so much for the chat today. And I enjoyed
<LM Ross> I will sign off with love to all ~
<karen> :) thats going to be a great moment Lynn, when the book comes out.ill
get a screen shot of it for the site,
<karen> thanks for spending the time with us..
<LM Ross> You are gift to the world Karen
<karen> thank you....thank you..