Posts By Steve Sokoloski

  1. Backing Up Your Cloud

    Have you made the move to the cloud? Is your email up on Google? Are your pictures up on Flickr? Are your most important thoughts on Blogger or Word Press? Have you ever considered what would happen to that data if the service you were using went under, gets gobbled up by a competitor, has […]

  2. Signs of the Times

    Three  items that crashed like waves on my virtual shore and just made me go, hmmm…. Laredo, Texas Becomes a City of 250,00 With No Bookstore Vicar Gives Blessing to Electronic Gadgets and OMG! Des Moines Teen is US Texting Queen, Heads to World Championship

  3. Google Academy for Administrators – Part Two

    Just before the holidays I wrote a post here about the upcoming Google Teacher Academy for Administrators, and the conversations that had broken out on Twitter and blogs about the offering. I would be remiss if I did not post a link to Mark Wagner’s thoughtful response in his Educational Technology and Life blog which […]

  4. MythBusters on Twitter During Tonight's Special Episode

    Discovery Channel’s MythBusters are offering a special presentation, Monday December 28, 2009 at 9PM EST called Mini Myth Mayhem. During the episode, Mythbuster Grant Imahara will be on Twitter (follow @MythBusters) answering viewer question submitted with the tag #grantchat during the broadcast. You can find out more about Grant here:  GRANT IMAHARA 

  5. The Digital Decade?

    This morning’s Twitter stream had several people re-tweeting this link – The Digital Decade – 20 Things That Changed Childhood Forever from Common Sense Media. Common Sense Media says that they are “dedicated to improving the media and entertainment lives of kids and families”.  If you are like me, I can take or leave most […]

  6. Google Academy for Administrators

    Google has announced a Google Teacher Academy for Administrators in San Antonio, TX in March 5, 2010. The deadline for application is January 25, 2010. Here is the announcement from the website -“The Google Teacher Academy for Administrators is a FREE professional development experience designed to help K-12 educational leaders get the most from innovative […]

  7. TrueTube

    Do you know TrueTube (http://www.truetube.co.uk/) ? As you can tell from the URL this is a UK based service. It is a place to debate social issues through the use of uploaded videos.  As they put it – “TrueTube is a free, website which uses real-life stories and issues to encourage teenagers to explore and […]

  8. The K-12 Online Conference Has Launched!

    The K-12 Online Conference  has opened! Ths is a marvelous free opportunity for educators from around the world to participate in professional development conversations in Web 2.0 formats. The confernce is in its fourth year and has been designed to be “the conference that never ends” featuring, “anytime, anywhere learning”.  It is organized all by volunteers and […]

  9. Administrators and Technnology Evaluation (by way of the Twitter hashtag – #edchat)

    A very cool thing happens on Twitter on Tuesdays. It is called #edchat which is an outgrowth of #teachertuesdays. The syntax of #edchat and #teachertuesdays is called a hashtag in Twitter. Hashtags are used to mark or label a tweet so that a conversation on a particular topic can be followed. In this case #teachertuesday […]

  10. The Latest from Larry Ferlazzo

    Do you subscribe to Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day? Or follow his generous tweets @Larryferlazzo on Twitter? I have found that Larry is a steady stream of interesting educational links.  Larry is starting to post his annual end of the year round up starting with this recent post – The “Best Articles (and Blog […]

  11. Inbox Zero

      One of the things Discovery’s Kathy Schrock talked about in her recent presentation Score! Winning Strategies to Conquer Information Overload at the CECA /CASL 09 Conference was the concept of of gaining control and organizing your electronic life.  In a cross between Schrock inspiration and a “this is just ridculous” moment last weekend I […]