Archives for April 4, 2011

  1. Fake a Facebook Page

    In the event you have been distracted by the budget crisis/shortfall for Texas public schools or caught up in the ‘madness’ over the DEN March Madness Mashup Final Round, you may have missed the bookmarks shared about creating fake Facebook pages. There has been a great deal of buzz on Twitter and other social networks […]

  2. Professional Development Opportunity

    SET Connections Special Education Technology Conference Special Education and Technology: The Next Step Saturday, April 16, 2011 Maine South High School 1111 South Dee Road Park Ridge, IL 60068 8:00 – 12:30 (Lunch optional til 1:30 pm) Registration, Breakfast, Networking (8:00-9:00) General Program and Breakout Sessions 9:00 – 12:30 Optional: Lunch with the Speakers 12:30 […]

  3. The overall national picture is still troubling with more than one million public high school students still failing to graduate with their class every year

    To thoroughly study the challenges our country faces regarding the dropout rates please download and read Building a Grad Nation: Progress and Challenge in Ending the High School Dropout Epidemic. High School graduation rates over the last decade have shown significant improvements as state and local reforms begin to take hold, and the number of […]

  4. Looking at the “unconference”

    Constructivism for educators? This might take an hour of your conference day to (un)organize, but I think it has the potential to meet the learning we need at the moment in regards to technology. A preview and the link to another intriguing blog are below: My own thinking about professional learning—I don’t like to call […]