Tag Archives: Professional Development

K12 Online Conference underway!

 The K12 Online Conference is currently being broadcast and will run through October 27. The conference is a series of podcasts which delivers valuable technology integration information with the theme “Playing With Boundaries”. Visit the K12 Online website for more information and a schedule, then post comments here about sessions you listen to!

Virtual Digital Storytelling?

Saturday, October 13, I had the opportunity to present a workshop on Digital Storytelling. Normally, this would not be an unusual thing – I’ve presented this type of workshop on campus, district, and regional levels before. The unusual part was that this workshop was in the virtual world of Second Life. Presenting on a virtual

Texas is Two-Steppin' With Technology!

Areas 10 and 11 of TCEA are hosting an area technology conference on Saturday, November 3, at Birdville High School in North Richland Hills. The theme for the event is “Two-Steppin’ with Technology”. The $35 registration fee includes a full day of workshops, contest, door prizes, and food (breakfast AND lunch). The organizers are making a

Pet the Shark! A TN DEN Event

It is a well-known fact that Discovery Educators love Shark Week!  With that sentiment in mind, the TN Leadership Council has planned our next event at the TN Aquarium in Chattanooga, TN.  And yes, you can really Pet the Sharks at the Aquarium!! The TN Aquarium is one of TN’s premiere tourist attractions, but it


Linda Rush, events coordinator for the Texas DEN Leadership Council, and a SMART Exemplary Educator, sent me information about an opportunity our STAR DE’s might be interested in.  SMART sends out a monthly newsletter entitled SMART Technologies Education News in which the Texas consultants, Marci Walk and Heather Lamb, outline tips and tricks for using