Monthly Archives: June 2007

Slow Average Internet Speeds Relative To Other Nations Could Threaten Innovation

I’m sitting in a session by Alan November called: Expanding Boundaries of Learning: Designing Rigorous and Globally Connected Assignments And I just pulled up this article: Study: U.S. lags in ’net speed – Slow average internet speeds relative to other … Continue reading

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Cafe Envy

Jeff Utecht wonders why those of us populating the Blogger Cafe find it more engaging than many of the sessions. Well for one, you have a group of the most knowledgeable edtech people from all over the world in the … Continue reading

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I’m Melancholy Already

We have just had too much fun and learning and networking. Twitter has been all the rage here (if you hadn’t already figured that out) – has been a great tool for sharing what’s going on and connecting up. I’m … Continue reading

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Blogger’s Café – The Conversation Place

The Blogger’s Café, which I believe is new this year, actually has become a touchbase for the edubloggers here. One reason is its location – near bathrooms, coffee and a view of the dreaded exhibit floor. Its 8:45am and right … Continue reading

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Anywhere, Anytime: Using Mobile Phones for Learning

This was too cool. Lots of possibilities. Pocketcaster software – free download – allows your cell phone to stream live video to their website where it is archived. Then you can put your clips together later to make a video … Continue reading

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They Made It! … Was There ANY Doubt?

Exhibit Hall Originally uploaded by BCrosby I shot this about 15 minutes after they opened. I’m going to avoid the exhibits for awhile. OK off to more fun! Technorati Tags: NECC necc07 necc2007 edubloggercon NECC2007

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“School” Is In Session

Mississippi Catfish Originally uploaded by BCrosby I’m sitting here waiting for Will Richardson to start an 8:30 session on blogging – yeah, I know … I have a blog. But I’ve never seen him “live” and wanted to make sure … Continue reading

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Do These Guys … Update

So its about 24 hours later – here’s how it looks now. This happens to be the view out the window in the Blogger’s Cafe. Setting up for National Educational Technology Conventions is not as messy as it was! Technorati … Continue reading

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My Home Today?

Blogger’s Cafe Originally uploaded by BCrosby Yesterday was EduBloggerCon – today, for me, is nothing pre-planned other than tonight’s keynote with Andrew Zolli and the opening reception at the Georgia Aquarium. So I’ll probably hang out here in the Blogger’s … Continue reading

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Do These Guys Know That People Will Be Here Monday???

I took these shots of the exhibit hall at NECC 2007 – Saturday at noon. The amazing thing is you know they will be ready. Can you tell I shot this through a window? (notice my hands and camera reflected … Continue reading

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