Author Archives: Aaron Smith

Can vs. Should

Can vs. Should

This summer I did the unthinkable – I unplugged. No blogging, no podcasting, no trips to DEN events or NECC (even though it was local this year)… Well, OK, so I checked my email every now and then and occasionally  checked Plurk, but the bottom line is I took a break from all the cool

Make Your Head Explode with Webinars!

For those of you who may have missed it, today was the fabulous 3rd Annual DEN Streamathon!  Steve Dembo hosted the nearly 12 hours of presentations from his deathbed (this may be a slight exaggeration) while superstars like Hall and Matt (just to name a couple) showed some awesome things we can do with tools

How 2.0: Building a PLN, Part 2/4

Hello and welcome to How 2(.0) – your guide to Web 2.0 and how it can work for you, the teacher.  Today we’ll be continuing with part 2 of our 4 part series on building a PLN, or Personal Learning Network. Or Professional Learning Network. Whatever. Before we begin, I must apologize for making part

How 2(.0): Personal Learning Networks

It is my great pleasure to introduce a new series of mine: How 2(.0).  Essentially it all started with this little posting which led to this wiki page. Long story short, How 2(.0) is about introducing this whole “Web 2.0” concept that’s been going around for a while now, explaining how it works, and showing