Daily Archives: February 22, 2010

Geo-Caching on the Cheap

Being the miser that I am I have been looking on and off for a free geocaching app/program that I could use on my cell phone (Palm Treo 800w). Lo and behold I found one today that really works! GCzII from NICQUE It connects with the official geo-caching site, geocaching.com. I have played around with

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 02/22/2010

AAAH Tags: history, africa, maps, Brown_University, education, technology, web_2.0, learning, classroom – By Dean Mantz Go for the Gold in the Classroom Tags: math games, reading games, elementary, students, classroom, lessons, olympics, activities Top10Web20 by Steve Dembo on Prezi Tags: top10web20 A Big Deal – E-newsletter for Educators Tags: educators, 21st century skills, educational technology,

Finding Your Passion Changes Everything: Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson, creativity expert globally-known for TED, Ideas Worth Spreading, and educational reform, challenges how we teach our students. His book, the Element, began with classic humor: do you think this chocolate is overdoing it…I smell of chocolate…milk chocolate. Quickly seguing into his keynote, he notes that he lives in America, in Los Angeles,

Conference Week

Two big conferences are taking place this week.  PETE & C, the educational technology conference in Pennsylvania is early in the week and ICE, the ed tech conference in Illinois is at the end of the week.  Both of these might provide you with opportunities to learn. If you’re on Twitter, follow the hashtag #petec2010