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Capturing #ISTE12 with @IFTTT @Twitter @Evernote @Instagram

As I prepare for the upcoming #ISTE12 conference, I have been scrambling to get packed, organize my technology devices, and develop a plan to make the most of the learning experience.  If you are attending the conference, or following the back channel on Twitter, you might want to have a system for capturing intriguing tweets, … Continue reading

Tweeting about Twitter – #edutweet

How can you squander even one more day not taking advantage of the greatest shifts of our generation? How dare you settle for less when the world has made it so easy for you to be remarkable? – Seth Godin Just for fun, I decided to create a blog post about the benefits of Twitter … Continue reading

21st Century – The New Buzz Word?

The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I’m not certain, but I think I have become disenchanted with the term “21st century educator.” Surely, there are teachers whose instructional techniques and pedagogy remain firmly entrenched in bygone times, but the term “21st century” seems … Continue reading

How is your Personal Web Presence?

Passion is an absolutely critical component of effective teaching and optimal learning.  As educator’s we have an obligation to help students discover and pursue their passions (see The Power of Passion), and hopefully, we bring a palpable energy to our work with students.  However, I’m not sure that is enough. I recently returned from the … Continue reading

What am I doing?

This week, I attended the Virtual Schools Symposium (iNacol) in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Attending conferences, and leaving with a nauseating mix of frustration, excitement, confusion and a multitude of questions has become a common occurrence.  This conference was no different.  I am sitting on my return flight to Phoenix, sorting through a plethora of notes and … Continue reading