Daily Archives: July 11, 2007


High School Testing

Has anyone in Illinois used the ThinkLink test for 11th graders yet?  If so, are you using it for ONLY 11th graders, or are you letting 10th graders take it as well?


PETE&C Call for Proposals

The Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference (PETE&C) is calling for presenter proposals.  The conference will be held February 11-12, 2008, at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center.  You can check out the program schedule for more information. Proposals for one-hour concurrent presentations can be accessed here. Proposals for 3-hour and 6-hour pre-conference workshops on


Present in 2007-2008!

It’s presenting season once again, so time to dust off those Bio’s, update your abstracts and get some new headshots taken (boy do I need some new headshots).  Ok ok, I know it’s not actually time for state conferences yet, but deadlines are quickly approaching, so if you’d like to present at a state conference


Digital Storytelling Resources

I wish I would have seen these three resources before I taught my digital storytelling workshop yesterday . . . The first is a digital storytelling page on Kristin Hokanson’s Connected Classroom wiki.  Kristin has put together a wealth of resources for teachers, including sound, image, and video resources.  In true Creative Commons fashion, I


GPS Classroom Adventures

I’ve had the opportunity this school year to pilot a project to use GPS receivers with students at the elementary, middle, and high school levels in Richland County School District One.  The funding was provided by Ida Thompson, Director of Instructional Technology Services.  The project has definitely been the highlight of my year.   I had