Posts By Scott Meech

  1. ICE Conference DEN Events

    DE & Comcast Networking Social – Thursday, February 26 at 6:30PM.  Held at Preservation Hall A inside Pheasant Run Resort.  This event will include a presentation followed by heavy appetizers and cocktails.  Please invite your key contacts.  All DEN members and STARs have been invited. Details ar located Here DE Concurrent Sessions – Steve Dembo […]

  2. DEN Book Club

    Discovery Educator Network – Grown Up Digital Book Club! Thank you for your interest in joining the DEN’s Grown Up Digital Book Club!  The club will take place over a two month period and will feature both live and web based options for collaboration.  The live component will take place Monday evenings, 2/9 through 3/23 […]

  3. NICE Mini-Conference – January 31, 2009

    NICE, a sub-chapter of ICE, will be having their annual mini-conference again! Stevenson High School 1 Stevenson DrLincolnshire, IL 60069 *Registration ($5) at 8:30 a.m.Hear from our 2008 mini-grant recipients, and approximately 18 sessions to choose from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Download the details: and get more detials here: http://chapters.iceberg.org/nice/calendar.htm View Map

  4. ICE Registration is now Open!

    Register to attend the ICE Conference! (This is copy and pasted directly from the ICE site itself (www.iceberg.org). Information will be forthcoming about DEN events at the ICE confrence!  WHO SHOULD USE THIS ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM? Anyone wishing to register for the conference should complete the form below (including current ICE members, past conference attendees, […]

  5. Virtual Conference – Attend in Person as well @ Adlai Stevenson High School

     Join us for the Discovery Educator Network Virtual Conference on Saturday, October 25, 2008 at Adlai Stevenson High School! Here’s information on visiting Stevenson: http://www.district125.k12.il.us/documentation/maps/map_to_shs.pdf DIRECTIONS: Tri-State, Milwaukee Ave. or Rt. 41 to Rt. 22, West on 22 to school. -OR – Rt. 53 North to Lake Cook Rd. East. to Buffalo Grove Rd. North […]

  6. Fall Virtual Conference

    Join us for the Discovery Educator Network Virtual Conference on Saturday, October 25, 2008! Registration is now open! Connect with educators from all over the country during this unique professional development experience where you can attend in-person, online or both! Illinois educators, we’ll be hosting on Oct. 25 at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in […]

  7. Deadline for ICE is today…

    Hey… Did you submit for ICE today? ICE Conference Details Submit a Proposal to Present at the ICE Conference 2009! Note: The deadline for submitting proposals for workshops has passed. Please consider submitting a proposal for a Breakout Session or a Poster Session. Breakout Session Proposal Form – Proposal Deadline: October 1, 2008 Poster Session […]

  8. Chicago Elementary Schools' United Nations Foundation's "Nothing But Nets" campaign

    Acer joined Illinois Lt. Governor Pat Quinn today to announce its participation with the Chicago Elementary Schools’ United Nations Foundation’s “Nothing But Nets” campaign, a fundraiser to raise awareness and money to fight malaria in Africa. As part of the campaign, Acer will provide the winning elementary school classroom with the popular Aspire one ultra-light […]

  9. Classroom 2.0 Live "unconference"

    If you are near Chicago, Illinois or know of educators in this area, please spread the word about the Classroom 2.0 Live “unconference” that will be held at my school November 7 and 8. We’re looking for participants and sponsors! More information can be found here: http://wiki.classroom20.com/Chicago+2008 An “unconference” is simply a meet up of […]

  10. Reminder #2 – DEN Midwest Regional Conference – September 20th, 2008

    Illinois’ Discovery Educator Network: MidWest Regional Conference The Discovery Educator Network is pleased to announce a series of 2 day conferences. These DEN events are intensive and interactive professional development days designed to enhance educators’ depth of utilizing digital media and technology through Discovery Education products, while connecting them with their peers at the regional […]

  11. It's the Law!

    It’s the Law! Creates the Internet Safety Education Act to inform and protect students from inappropriate or illegal communications and solicitation and to require school districts to provide education about Internet threats and risks. Creates the Internet Safety Education Alliance under the authority of the Office of the Attorney General. Amends the State Finance Act […]

  12. ICE knows you have something to offer…

    ICE CALL FOR PROPOSALS Illinois Computing Educators (ICE)  needs you to share your talents at the ICE conference “Connecting to the Wolrd of Tomorrow” February 24- 27, 2009  to be held at Pheasant Run Resort and Conference Center in St. Charles. Workshop acceptances will be notified in Sept, 2008, General Session and Poster Sessions acceptances […]

  13. Illinois Bill on Cyberbullying goes to Governor…

    Bill Status of 2426 – The bill is in the Governor’s hands waiting to be signed… 5/22/2008 House Third Reading – Short Debate – Passed 108-001-000 5/22/2008 Senate Passed Both Houses Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Harassing and Obscene Communications Act. Creates the Cyberbullying Law. Provides that the offense of harassment through electronic communications also […]

  14. Annual ICE (Illinois Computer Educators) Summer Workshop Series 2008!

    Welcome to the Annual ICE Summer Workshop Series 2008! Official Website They listened to their members! Many of them expressed a need for additional professional development opportunities beyond the annual ICE Conference. They are offering hands-on workshops throughout the state that are presented “by members, for members” to help meet this need. You don’t have […]

  15. Illinois' Discovery Educator Network: MidWest Regional Conference

    The Discovery Educator Network is pleased to announce a series of 2 day conferences. These DEN events are intensive and interactive professional development days designed to enhance educators’ depth of utilizing digital media and technology through Discovery Education products, while connecting them with their peers at the regional level. Attendees must RSVP for this event, […]

  16. Tech Education Certification, Graduate Programs, and Degrees?

    What is the proper degree to get to work as a tech educator in Illinois? Are Illinois schools and Illinois universities on the same page in regards to requirements, needs, and expectations? What program would you suggest is the best in our Illinois universities? When one looks at Illinois’ overall approach, does the word eclectic […]