Daily Archives: February 22, 2012

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TCEA 2012 in Austin, Texas

TCEA 2012 in Austin, Texas

I had the excellent opportunity to attend the 2012 Texas Computer Education Association in Austin, Texas two weeks ago to see the latest technology being pushed into the education world. As mentioned in my blog post last week, I was amazed at the different kinds of new tech hardware and software available to classrooms that

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STARs: Tip-Toe Through the DE Techbook

Discovery Education is giving STARS exclusive access to the New Techbook! Not only can you surf the Techbook to discover all the great resources and tools for you and your students, but Discovery Education Team will give you a complete tour, showing features that you otherwise would maybe overlook if  browsing the Techbook on your

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Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 02/22/2012

A List of Top Educational Infographics ( Slideshow ) Tags: no_tag Time Sensitive Webinars Free webinars offered by Simple K12–I have attended some of these in the past and they were worth my time. Tags: webinars, web*2.0 – By Kathleen Gormley Posted from Diigo. The rest of Discovery Educator Network group favorite links are here.

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TCEA: more links

More links to info from TCEA sessions: From Steve Dembo’s sessions: 50 ways to spin a digital story   http://50ways.wikispaces.com/ Storytelling for the YouTube Generation     http://prezi.com/sefzj_jpnupp/storytelling-for-the-youtube-generation/ iThink iNeed iPads in the Classroom http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1922908/iPads-TCEA.ppsx General TCEA 2012 Handouts site:    http://www.tcea2012.org/2012/public/Content.aspx?sortMenu=102015&ID=1353 If you’ve got other links from TCEA (like others from Steve or those

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To Teach or Not to Teach

Today I realized that we as educators need to be starting much earlier talking to and requiring students to respect digital content creation. It has become too easy to copy and paste without teaching students that plagiarism exists with digital content too. Images, music, words – all of this content needs to be cited. But

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