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On Wednesday, July 8 we invited educators to come reflect and share their NECC 09 experiences. Below you will find snippets of the very active conversation. If any of these items trigger a response or you want add to any of the conversation, please leave a comment.
Valaina Shepherd: I will never travel back and forth to NECC again 🙁
Valaina Shepherd: missed too much night things
Valaina Shepherd: and too tired
Just to interrupt this I would have to agree. I got home every night after 11 and was out of the door the next morning by 6:30.
Valaina Shepherd: I loved the BYOL session on Google Earth
Laelia Laval: I liked that the BYOL had tickets….
Valaina Shepherd: me too
Laelia Laval: I knew I had my ‘reserved’ seat
Telos String: i LOVE glogster
Riptide Furse: http://www.glogster.com/edu
Thunder Insippo: NECC is dead long live ISTE
Valaina Shepherd: I got a lot from the poster and student showcase sessions
Telos String: i tried to use Peggy Sheehy’s after NECC and I could not find it
Beth Kohnke: ISTE Vision Link http://center.uoregon.edu/ISTE/NECC2009/glance/ISTEvision_network.php
Telos String: I am huge fan of ROCK Our World
Valaina Shepherd: I liked her presentation
Thunder Insippo: Gail Lovely’s was great
Thunder Insippo: http://glovely09.wetpaint.com/page/TopTen+for+Young+Learners
Thunder Insippo: I’m enjoying SimplyBox
Thunder Insippo: it goes into a box of your making for organizing
Thunder Insippo: the students click the pictures to open sites
Thunder Insippo: very cool
Valaina Shepherd: my Kindergarten teacher loved the Gail Lovely session
Telos String: Gail is very user=friendly in her presentations
Valaina Shepherd: I liked the Leslie Fisher Gadget presentation
Riptide Furse: I think BUMP was the big hit with iPhone users
Cyndi Uriza: Quest Atlantis last night at ISTE had a big crowd. they did a great job, too
Sholi Oh: Quest Atlantis is a great virtual world. we have it.
Thunder Insippo: I’m doing the training that begins July 14
Riptide Furse: Sholi what grades?
Cyndi Uriza: I’d like to do the training.
Sholi Oh: ages 8-14
Thunder Insippo: the training that begins (@sholi yes) July 14th is perfect for US time zones
Thunder Insippo: My gifted resource teacher is doing it with me
Telos String: I’d like a partner teacher, i work with 6-8thgraders
Sholi Oh: When we did the training last Oct. We found that Quest Atlantis (QA) is so much more than we expected.