Author Archives: Steve Sokoloski

Administrators and Technnology Evaluation (by way of the Twitter hashtag – #edchat)

Administrators and Technnology Evaluation (by way of the Twitter hashtag – #edchat)

A very cool thing happens on Twitter on Tuesdays. It is called #edchat which is an outgrowth of #teachertuesdays. The syntax of #edchat and #teachertuesdays is called a hashtag in Twitter. Hashtags are used to mark or label a tweet so that a conversation on a particular topic can be followed. In this case #teachertuesday

The Latest from Larry Ferlazzo

Do you subscribe to Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day? Or follow his generous tweets @Larryferlazzo on Twitter? I have found that Larry is a steady stream of interesting educational links.  Larry is starting to post his annual end of the year round up starting with this recent post – The “Best Articles (and Blog

Inbox Zero

  One of the things Discovery’s Kathy Schrock talked about in her recent presentation Score! Winning Strategies to Conquer Information Overload at the CECA /CASL 09 Conference was the concept of of gaining control and organizing your electronic life.  In a cross between Schrock inspiration and a “this is just ridculous” moment last weekend I

The Comprehensive Guide to Google Wave

This link –  Comprehensive Guide to Google Wave is posted from a retweet on Twitter that was bouncing around this morning.  I have not had a chance to look at it deeply but two things caught my eye. One was that its introduction starts, “Google Wave is a new web-based collaboration tool the that is

Adventures with Windows 7

Have you heard? There is a new Windows OS! If you somehow missed the flurry of cutesy TV ads by Microsoft or the sniping back-attack ads by Apple, please be advised that Windows 7 launched on October 22, 2009. And what are you going to do about it? Upgrade in place? Buy a new hunk

And a good time was had by all…

The Connecticut DEN Leadership Council held a kickoff/networking dinner right after the conclusion of the CECA/CASL 2009 Conference in Hartford this past Monday. As the pictures below show, it was a great evening to share perspectives about the conference, put names to faces, and to learn more about our DEN colleagues. The DEN Leadership Council

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