March 30,2009

WHAT    The SIIA Ed Tech Industry Summit WHEN    May 3 5, 2009 WHY     Discover how to successfully "Build Toward the Vision K 20" WHERE   The Palace Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. The sixth annual Ed Tech



March 29,2009

Digital storytelling already proves its worth in classrooms across the country, but when Joe Brennan took over a position at Wilkes University teaching a Digital Storytelling graduate course and the Discovery Education Network blog focused on the art, he made



March 29,2009

The recently released 2008 Speak Up survey shows that students feel restricted in using technology when they enter schools and suggests that this signals weakness in U.S. global competition. Although the survey found agreement among parents, teachers and principals that



March 29,2009

The U.S. Department of Energy, in collaboration with the X PRIZE Foundation and Discovery Education, has launched a new Web site for students FuelOurFutureNow. The site is geared toward STEM subjects and aims to engage students in the science of



March 29,2009

If I were in a rut, or bored, or on summer break, then I suppose this would make more sense. But no these days I'm up to my ears in work, buried in a very demanding (but very satisfying) online



March 29,2009

There’s a great article by Russell Dyas on Refreshing Your Website over at the Technology and Learning website. Regard this post as a bit of an extension of that, if you like. It seems to me that what every website



March 29,2009

Do you tweet? Don't know where to start? Take Ryan Bretag's 30 day Twitter challenge to see if it's right for you.        



March 29,2009

“Collaboration” seems to be one of the buzzwords in education today.  Even the esteemed N.C.T.E. identifies one of its “21st Century Literacies” as the ability to “build relationships with others to pose and solve problems collaboratively and cross culturally.”  Couple



March 29,2009

This week I want to point you to a video (or actually, a part of a video click HERE for links) that shows the power of technology integration. Head over to the Apple Site and see the "3.0 iPhone SDK"



March 29,2009

Professional development is constantly listed as a major factor in improving teaching and learning. Effective professional development is not always delivered and funds are sometimes wasted. A survey by Education Week shows that 77% of respondents feel that their schools




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