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Discovery Institute: An Awesome Week of Learning and Fun!

July 22, 2008 · 1 Comment · Ed Tech, PD Event

I was fortunate to be able to go to the Discovery Educator Network National Institute last week.  It was fantastic to be able to network and learn with like-minded technology enthusiasts!  Highlights of the week included: Meeting new people and forming friendships that can be maintained on-line with social networking tools. Going to the Discovery […]

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Reflections on Earthcast08

April 23, 2008 · 4 Comments · Collaborative Projects, Ed Tech, PD Event

What an awesome day! To celebrate Earth Day, a group of 10 or so of us from all over the world worked together to pull off 24 hours of non-stop programming over the entire GMT day. The webcasting team came from Canada, Germany, Australia, the UK, Portugal, and the USA. Conversations centered around preserving the […]

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Earthcast08 Has Begun!

April 21, 2008 · No Comments · Classroom Examples, PD Event

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Random Thoughts After Power Up! Conference

April 11, 2008 · No Comments · Ed Tech, PD Event

Oakland Schools (county in SE Michigan) hosted a technology conference today.  The opening keynoter was Lee Rainie from the Pew Internet & American Life Project.  His presentation was a timeline of when new technologies were introduced.  He eventually got to web 2.0 resources.  His presentation fit the need of the audience.   There were only four […]

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Back from MACUL… Now what?

March 11, 2008 · 4 Comments · Leadership, PD Event

  The MACUL Conference was held in Grand Rapids, Michigan last week.  The conversations, networking, and social events helped me connect with others, and spending time with others who “get me” for three days was pretty cool. The pre-conference session with Jason Ohler on digital storytelling was a highlight, for sure.  Jason was masterful at helping everyone […]

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MACUL Conference Session

February 18, 2008 · 1 Comment · Ed Tech, PD Event

This is a cross-post from the MACUL blog and the MI DEN blog. I’ve been off this week for mid-winter break, and have spent lots of time preparing for my MACUL presentation. I have a few book studies that I facilitate, focusing on Using Technology with Classroom Instruction That Works. During my session, I’ll be […]

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MIchigan DEN Virtual Conference

February 2, 2008 · 1 Comment · Ed Tech, PD Event

[kml_flashembed movie="http://widgets.clearspring.com/o/46928cc51133af17/47a4e8cd9463e5b" width="432" height="250" wmode="transparent" /]This is a cross post with the Michigan Discovery Educator Network blog.    What an awesome day!  I just returned home after attending the conference at Doherty Elementary School in West Bloomfield.  The day was a blend of virtual and face-to-face professional development sessions.  Kudos to Cindy Carson, who hosted the […]

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