Archives for February 22, 2010

  1. 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, I have played around with […]

  2. Using Ning as a School Social Network: Dianne Krause

    DEN STAR Dianne Krause‘s wiki houses more resources than those for PETE&C, so you might want to visit it. Presenting 3 sessions at this conference, Dianne is a seasoned presenter. Using Ning as a School Social Network requires students, according to Dianne and law, to be at least 13 years old. She has graciously shared […]

  3. Continue the Conversation with Sir Ken Robinson

    I came late to this session; the good folks at DiscoveryEducation had to reconcile my two accounts so that I could give my students access. It didn’t take long, but it was a hassle getting to Sir Ken’s session. The Lodge did not have internet access and I could not access my online schedule. Late […]

  4. 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, […]

  5. 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 […]