Author Archives: Eric Strommer

2013 MACUL Conference PreCon’s

2013 MACUL Conference PreCon’s

Below is a shameless plug for the SIGMM (special interest group multimedia) conference sessions that they are hosting. In fact, all the SIGs are hosting sessions. Click here for details on what there is offered. For those of us that have attended the conference and have not participated in the pre-con sessions you may want

iPad in Hand, Now What?

I just recently been given an iPad mini to learn to use. The intent is to learn what it can do, how I use it in the classroom and when our state’s annual ed. tech. conference comes around in March I will be able to assist other teachers in its use and integration in the

Sites you may find useful, I do

One of the tasks that I have placed upon myself before the school year starts is creating class lists and student accounts for the sites that my students and I use throughout the year. I have found them to be very useful as; a classroom management tool, content learning site, and even something fun to

Not At ISTE? No Problem!

Thousands of people have converged into one area this week. San Diego. Quite a few people I know are in San Diego this week for the well-known ISTE Conference. I’ve attended and presented at several ISTE conferences in the past and I will say, it is definitely worthwhile. The amount of professional development and networking

Welcome to our new Michigan STARs!

A warm welcome to the newest STAR’s of the DEN (Michigan)! Todd Bloch Hilary Grant Eric Kipling Gwenn Marchesano Michelle Moody Brian VanDerziel Welcome to the best educator community on the planet! Please go ahead and post a comment and tell us a bit about yourself.

#edcamp Detroit

Fellow DEN Star, LC Chair, and DEN Guru Cheryl Lykowski had this to share about edcamp Detroit and Discovery Education. We wanted to take a moment and thank Discovery Education for their amazing support of Edcamp Detroit. Discovery Education has been leading the way in providing high quality, dynamic, digital content to school districts large


Are you ready to MACUL?! This year’s conference should be one of the best yet. For those attending or not we will be using #macul12. This is good to know for something called Twitter. I hear you should check it out. A great tool to use for those attending is the on-line planner. You