Monthly Archives: June 2008

NECC Twitters Monitored In Bloggers’ Cafe

  Photo_06.jpg Originally uploaded by BCrosby               Jeff Utecht hacked the computer in the Bloggers’ Cafe so that all Twits that have NECC in them show up on the ActivBoard in the Cafe. Tweet … Continue reading

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Ok I Found The Bloggers’ Cafe, Let’s Get Started!

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Soft Landing in San Antonio

Got into San Antonio late in the afternoon. Saw a few sights and had dinner with a great group. The Riverwalk The Alamo The Great Group Now gearing up for Edubloggercon in the morning. Blogged with the Flock Browser Tags: … Continue reading

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NECC Attendee Tips Gleaned From My Vast Experience Being There … Umm … Once .. Last Year!

#1 – Unless you have to be there, spend as little time on the vendor floor as possible.  Last year I did a “walkthrough” for about 25 minutes and that was it … and I didn’t feel later like I … Continue reading

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ISTE Video/Audio Capture Policy At NECC 2008 – A Step Backwards, Or No Big Deal?

UPDATE: 6/20 – I’ve pasted the response from ISTE to Miguel’s post about this subject below. I commend ISTE for listening to members’ concerns and responding rapidly and responsibly. Letter from Leslie Connery Hi Miguel – We received substantial feedback … Continue reading

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“Ed-tech groups give candidates a wake-up call”

This is great if it will really have an impact on things. Article in eSchool News today: Ed-tech groups give candidates a wake-up call New ad campaign aims to spur discussion about education and technology By Meris Stansbury, Assistant Editor, … Continue reading

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So Where Is The Blueprint For Technology Integration In Elementary?

First I’m not sure having a blueprint is what is appropriate or really needed. Too much of what we have been doing in school has been pre-selected, pre-decided and scripted … the art of being a teacher … the creativity … Continue reading

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Lots To Ponder

Lots for me to ponder this summer and I hope going to NECC helps in that regard. Just to refresh the memories of both of my regular readers and as background for the rest, I teach in a 45 year … Continue reading

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My Response To Mia

This is a response to a comment left on an earlier post. Mia- Could one of the reasons that more students aren’t doing better in the “core subjects” be because we haven’t allowed schools to move into this century along … Continue reading

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Read and Blog All Summer!

Today is our last day of school. This is the message I left my students on our blog: “Most teachers beg their students to read during their time off from coming to school each day. Why? Because like anything else … Continue reading

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