Tag Archives: Technology

If I Were a Real Writer…

If I were a real writer, I would be writing every day. No, I would be writing dozens of times each day.  I don’t.  Write each day, that is.  I write when a) the mood strikes me; b) I have something … Continue reading

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Technology-Attention Disorder Link?

A St Maarten friend posted the blog link below on Facebook, and that got me thinking… What is the link between attention disorders and electronic gadgetry such as tablet devices and smart phones? To quickly summarize, Margaret Rock’s post addresses … Continue reading

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New Conference Site: EdConference.net

You are invited to participate in a new online academic conference site (http://EdConference.net). The e-conference site was created by a group of educators at a large online university who see the Internet as a venue that can help disseminate timely … Continue reading

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Connected Educator Month: Game-Based Learning | ED.gov Blog

Game-based learning is not new. It is a tool that has been around for generations. Even back in the Stone Age–long before the advent of even the first classroom computer–my education courses stressed the idea of including games as part … Continue reading

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From Edutopia via My Inbox: Free Workshop!

  Found this in my inbox today, and thought I would share. Sounds like an interesting workshop! And the articles aren’t bad, either! Free Workshop! July 30 – August 31 Register for our upcoming five-week online workshop. It features tools, … Continue reading

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Global Learning Technology Conference « Virtual School Meanderings

From yesterday’s Virtual School Meanderings: July 24, 2012 Global Learning Technology Conference A friend of mine sent this along and asked that I share it with folks who may be in the area and wanting to attend. Dear Colleagues We want … Continue reading

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“Massively Open Online Courses”

I just read through a blog from Virtual School Meanderings. OK. I did more than read.  I downloaded, read, downloaded some more… There are some wonderful resources available from his site. The best part is, they are all free! Take … Continue reading

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Free Webinars and Tools for Teachers

The summer break is half over. You’ve been thinking about teaching despite “time off.” You may even have attended one or more professional development sessions, or taken classes or workshops. The link below contains links to register for two webinars … Continue reading

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Online Learning Source for Fall 2012

This item showed up in my inbox today. There is information related to professional development, continuing education, use of social network tools in education, and much more. If you use technology to learn or teach, the VHS Collaborative offers a … Continue reading

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The Importance of Educator Connections « My Island View

The blogger below expresses her thoughts on participation in ISTE 2012 in San Diego, CA. ISTE is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting the use of information technology to aid in learning, teaching of K-12 students and teachers.  Read this blogger’s thoughts … Continue reading

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