Posts By Tricia Lazzaro

  1. Social Learning Summit Schedule!!

    The schedule for the Social Learning Summit has been released!! Here is the link (time is in Central Standard): Don’t forget there is an in-person event being held at Hinsdale Central High School. Register here:

  2. LOTS of ICE This February!!!

    Now that February is upon us we have a lot to look forward to and I have heard the weather men are predicting a lot of ICE  (the ICE Conference that is)! Quickly approaching are Valentine’s Day, President’s Day but most importantly ICE Conference Week!!  In less than a month a large group of teachers will […]

  3. NICE Resources

    Northern Illinois Computing Educators held their Mini-Conference on Saturday, January 28th.  The Keynote speaker was Steve Dembo of Discovery, and his presentation of cutting edge Web 2.0 apps provided an energetic beginning to the event.  Would we expect any less?  The crowd was enthused, and Steve was dynamic – his breadth of knowledge and ability […]

  4. A Day for Sharing

    Sharing iPad apps and resources from teachers attending the NICE iPads in Education workshop on Dec. 3, 2011.  You may not have had the opportunity to attend this unconference, so we are sharing the iPad Smackdown with you. There are apps, tutorials, and much more to help you along your iPad journey. Below is a […]

  5. Purposeful Play

    K12 Online Conference for 2011 – Purposeful Play Nov 28 – Dec 8 Are you presenting a session on K12online?  Give us a shout-out, spread the word!! Need a pick-me-up, or a new lesson idea for after the holidays?  Then come and participate in the K12 Online Conference. The conference runs Nov. 28-Dec. 9.  Can’t […]

  6. For KIDS by KIDS!!!!

    SIT Conference-2012 – Students Involved with Technology When: February 18, 2012 from 8:00am – 2:00pm – 6 locations throughout Illinois Adult volunteers needed for Woodridge or Lincolnshire locations.  Click HERE to Volunteer!! Get your students involved to present and be wowed by what each group of students has accomplished!! What is SIT?  It is a conference […]

  7. Apples with Apps – a morning event

    Apples with Apps – a morning event JOIN US!!! When: 8:15am (Light breakfast will be served) until 10:00am Where:   Start at the Apple Store 120  West Jefferson Naperville, Il The important map link:,+120+West+Jefferson,+naperville,+il&hl=en&cid=11096478446052192520 Join us at the Apple Store at 120 West Jefferson Avenue in Naperville, IL on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at […]

  8. Tech or Treat: It was all about sharing Treats!

    Tech or Treats' Shining Stars!

    There were many treats, but no mean tricks to be had at last weekends “Discovery Education Virtual Conference, Tech or Treat”. After we listened to all of the incredible webinars provided by Discovery, we chose to have our own mini share session. Marie shared videos she created with students in a summer program. The school […]

  9. Illinois: Upcoming Events!!

    Illinois has two upcoming in person events coming up!!! You can gather with other great educators and learn about new technologies and activities you can add to your classroom. First up is TECH OR TREAT!!! TECH OR TREAT Saturday, Oct 22, 2011 Times: 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM CST Location: Glen Crest Middle School 725 […]

  10. Share Your Inner Rock Star!

    Are you an ed tech guru? Enthusiast or advocate? Maybe you’re a newbie who’s excited about learning and sharing new ideas? No matter what your background, you are needed at ISTE 2012! The call for presenters/proposals is now open! Submit your proposal online through October 5. You’ll find all information and instructions on the website.

  11. Share What You Know and DO!

    ICE Conference 2012: Innovate – Collaborate – Educate Pheasant Run Resort and Conference Center St. Charles, Illinois February 28- March 2, 2012 Submit a Proposal to Present at ICE Conference 2012! Share all the innovative things that are happening in your classroom or the great tricks you learned during last weeks stream-a-thon or other DEN […]

  12. Stream-a-thon… Are you ready?

    Today Discovery is hosting the Stream-a-thon webinar. The 6th annual Discovery Education stream-a-thon is being held on September 14, 2011. Discovery has set up full day of information-packed sessions on how to integrate DE streaming and the newest online technologies used by today’s media-savvy students into classroom instruction. The webinar starts at  8:00am (central time). This […]

  13. Flipping a Lesson

    Are you flipping the classroom or flipping a lesson?  Please share with us, in the comments, what you are doing and how it is working in your classroom or school.   Am I the only one that did not know about flipping the lesson until just this year?  This is a new topic for me, and I […]

  14. DENny Awards

    Just this past Tuesday, May 17th, the 3rd annual DENny Awards was held via webinar. Illinois DEN Star Charlene Chausis received the award of DENthusiasm for her participation and excitement at DEN events that were held during the year. Charlene was also a semi-finalist in the DEN Guru competition. CONGRATULATIONS Charlene!! You make us proud to be from Illinois!! The […]

  15. Exclusive Event: LIVE from the White House

    Teachers and students are invited to join Ben Rhodes, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting, for a very special webinar on Thursday, May 5 at 1PM ET. * Presentation (15 minutes) Ben will provide context and perspective * Q&A from Students (15 minutes) Students will have […]

  16. EdCamp Chicago

    EdCamp Chicago is Coming! What: EdCamp Chicago – an unconference devoted to K-12 Education issues and ideas Where: Adlai E Stevenson High School 1 Stevenson Drive, Lincolnshire, IL 60069-2824 When: May 21, 2011 Cost: FREE! Rough Schedule (Subject to change) 8:30 – 10:00 Arrival/ Registration/ Breakfast / Opening Speaker-Angela Maiers 10:00 – 11:10 First Session […]

  17. 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 […]

  18. Nice Mini Conference (Open to all)- January 29, 2011

    Saturday January 29, 2011 8:00 am to 1:30 pm Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL Attend  the seventeenth annual NICE Mini Conference sponsored by Northern Illinois Computing Educators(Chapter of Illinois Computing Educators). Registration and refreshments will begin at 8:00 a.m. in the Forum. During this time, you can meet our 2010 Mini”Grant winners and […]

  19. Call for proposals- ICE 2011

                    Every February in Saint Charles, Illinois groups of dedicated teachers come together to explore ideas and tools related to technology. February seems like forever from now. We all know how quickly time flies when we are having fun! Most importantly the ICE Conference Committee is hard at work to bring you the best program […]