On October 8th the 2007 K12 Online Conference kicks off. The fully online conference is for and by educators who are interested in emerging web-based technologies and their implications for both brick/mortar and virtual learning. You may find the conference site here: http://k12onlineconference.org/. Topics include “Web 2.0” style tools such as blogging, WIKIs, RSS and […]
Category: Educational Technology
A recent article at CNET details teen preferences for communication tools such as text messaging, Facebook and MySpace. Not surprisingly, most of the teens interviewed stated that they don’t bother with email unless communicating with adults.
Effective Sunday August 12th, Sapphire Gradebooks for teachers in grades 7-12 are ready to go. Teachers may begin utilizing the gradebook immediately. A reminder to select 2007-2008 from the school year menu and to use your network login info to sign into the system (same as last year.) Also, we have received version 3 of […]
Today’s inservice on new web tools went well. We didn’t have enough time to explore as much as I had hoped to present but the crew had a great time learning new lingo and software tools like Del.icio.us, Edublogs and Bubbl.us. For those of you who attended and are looking for today’s list of links […]
Clicking with Mr. Luft
More great press for PM teachers and technology in the classroom. Gary Luft’s use of Interactive Response Systems landed on the front page of the Lancaster New Era. Check out the article here. In a nutshell, the system is a wireless polling kit that allows each classroom student to respond to a teacher question. Think […]