Monthly Archives: December 2007

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FREE 2-month Residency on EduIsland II

Is ‘Increased Involvement in Second Life’ on your New Years Resolution list for 2008?  Below is an opportunity to get a head start on that resolution: SLolar Central (EduIsland II, 32, 213, 21) is currently accepting applications for residency.   KJ Hax and I are committed to providing ***FREE*** temporary (2-month) housing to K-20 educators

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FETC Pre-Con Event Announced

When? 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM (January 23) Where? Orange County Convention Center, Discovery Education’s Corporate Room (S220F) Why? Professional development, networking, fun, free…need we say more? How? To sign up for the event, please send me Lance an email at (lance_rougeux@discovery.com) that contains the following… * Name * School * District * email Space

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Struggling… to Teach Better

In the recent issue of Edutopia (Nov/Dec 2007, Vol. 3, # 8), Mitch Martin describes about how a good teacher must be bad at something to be good at teaching (Mr. Martin’s Oopses, page 10).   I must admit – I’ve been thinking about this article a lot lately in both teaching and beyond. Martin describes

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DEN Pre-Conference Event at FETC

Are you going to FETC next month?  If so, join your fellow STARs for a fun, enriching pre-conference event on Wednesday, January 23, 2008. When? 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM (January 23) Where? Orange County Convention Center, Discovery Education’s Corporate Room (S220F) Why? Professional development, networking, fun, free…need we say more? How? To sign up

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Something To Do During The Break!

I thought I’d give you all a little “present” to play with during your winter break. One of the ITS people at my school, Darren Wilson, gave me a link to a program called Smilebox that is fun and easy to use and can help people like myself put together a nice scrapbook presentation to

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IL-TCE 2008 "Learning without Boundaries" Feb. 26-29, 2008

Hey everyone… Who is going to IL-TCE 2008 “Learning without Boundaries” Feb. 26-29, 2008? This is the biggest Tech Education event in Illinois. Workshops begin February 26th and 27th and the main events take place February 28th and 29th. Organizers of the event want to encourage you all to register asap as they will cancel

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