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LIVE EVENT: Sharing Stories with Google Earth

Live Videos by Ustream Sharing Stories with Google Earth: Joe will be live at 2pm (PST) today from the CUE 2010 Conference in Palm Springs. CUE Conference Information UPDATE (3pm PST) – Unfortunately, the conference center where Joe’s presenting doesn’t allow Ustream.tv access.  Go figure.  So Joe recorded the presentation and will be uploading it.  […]

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Personalized PD at the Library of Congress

In my earlier post I talked about the resources I picked up from the Library of Congress session at NECC09.  Another Library of Congress project announced at NECC is TPS Direct.  TPS (Teaching with Primary Sources) Direct is a self-guided, personalized professional development program for teachers (or groups of teachers) who are interested in learning […]

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21st Century Learning Academy

Two of my friends in a neighboring school district have put together an interesting idea.  They’re calling it the 21st Century Learning Academy and here’s the description “The TRUSD Educational Technology team has envisioned the 21st Century Digital Academy in response to our teachers’ most requested area of professional development, the need to close the […]

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Lessons Learned at Apple Training

Last Thursday and Friday I had  wonderful opportunity to attend Apple Training.  Typically this type of training has involved learning about iLife or iWork. This time however, we spent two days discussing how to effectively infuse curriculum with technology.  I’m still digesting much of what I learned from the instructor, as well as through the […]

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Del.icio.us in the Classroom – Session 2

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x66lV7GOcNU] I’m sitting in Session 2 at ILC where I am learning about using Del.icio.us in the classroom with my students from Lee Kolbert.  To get an idea of what del.icio.us is, take a look at the Common Craft Video above, Social Bookmarking in Plain English.  Its a great overview. I’ve been using Del.icio.us to […]

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K12 Online Conference 2008

In just a few short weeks you have the opportunity to attend an edtech conference without having to beg for funding, book a flight, or make sub plans.  The K12 Online Conference 2008 is just around the corner and all you need to attend is Internet access.  If your schedule looks like mine, then you’ll […]

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Squawwk! CyberSafety @CTAP4

I just returned from attending the “Unmeeting” at the Stanislaus County Office of Education. It was fantastic way to spend the afternoon! All of us who attended came with two or three resources to share, but pretty soon the meeting spiraled into a great brainstorming session for using powerful Web 2.0 tools and online resources […]

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