Author Archives: Scott Meech

Illinois Bill on Cyberbullying goes to Governor…

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

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

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,

DEN Spring Training 2008

DEN Spring Training is back! This year the DEN coaches are scouting talent for the All-STAR team as well as looking for some new prospects to join the DEN squad. You have a couple ways to impress the coaches during DEN Spring Training and earn some DEN gear. Renegotiate Your Contract Every year STAR Discovery

Application Deadline for DEN Summer Institutes

Application Deadline for DEN Summer Institutes is April 11. If you’re interested in joining your fellow STAR Discovery Educators for a week of professional development, networking and fun, you have one week left to apply. The application for the DEN National Institute (July 21-25, 2008) and the DEN Leadership Council Institute (July 14-18, 2008) will

Tech Forum Chicago

The Tech Forum Chicago (Midwest) Conference will take place on Friday, April 25, 2008 at the Marriott Hickory Ridge Conference Hotel in Lisle, Illinois. Program Topics Include: Web 2.0 Best Practices Policies, Safety and Social Networking Reaching ALL Students with Help from Technology Google and Other Tools for 21st Century Cartographers Digital Storytelling Showcase Who

How do I become a Star Member?

We have not talked about the process of becoming a Star Member much so I thought it might be time to revisit this process. Visit the following link as it is very comprehensive. Please post a comment if you know of someone’s question and we can help out! I have to say that the