What I learned from Twitter today

I don't follow Twitter all that closely anymore most days. I pop in when I have time, I ignore it when I don't. However, it's amazing just how much info passes through my TwitterStream on a daily basis. Just how much info? Let's see. Here's what I have learned, solely through Twitter, in the past [...]

By | September 28th, 2007|Musings|37 Comments

Call out for your examples

Conference season is coming up and I'm putting together a bazillion new presentations. However, there's a couple of them that I could really use some examples for that I'm having trouble finding. 1) School policies that practice what we preach. While there are tons of examples of teachers who are using Web 2.0 and interactive [...]

By | September 27th, 2007|Musings|5 Comments

EdTechConnect tonight, free webinar!

Later today, at 7:00pm EST, we'll be hosting the first EdTechConnect of the school year. It's going to be featuring Darren Kuropatwa and Lani Ritter Hall, two of the conference coordinators from the K12Online 2007 conference. They'll be sharing tips and tricks for sharing presentations using Web 2.0 tools and providing a sneak peak into [...]

By | September 19th, 2007|Conferences, Discovery, Presentations|2 Comments

Captcha 2.0: Cats, Dogs and eBooks, oh my!

What do cats, dogs, and eBooks have in common? They can all help in the war against spam! Yes, it sounds strange, but I'm not kidding. Got two tools for you bloggers out there to consider adding to your blogs. Most people know what Captcha is. Well, most people know what it does. It stands [...]

By | September 14th, 2007|Web 2.0, Wordpress|5 Comments

Quechup. Or why I spammed 1758 people this weekend.

I hate SPAM. I hate SPAM'ers even more. But what I really hate is sites that dupe me into spamming everyone I know. I got about 7 or 8 invites from people to check out a site called Quechup (no, I don't intend to link to that @#$!%!#@ site). People that I knew, trusted and [...]

By | September 10th, 2007|Musings|8 Comments

Office 2.0

I'm way behind on my blogging. Did I mention that I weaseled my way onto an education panel at the Office 2.0 conference? Oh yeah, too late. That was last week. Yikes, I'm way behind. So here's the story. I read about the Office 2.0 conference last year and it sounded amazing. The organizer, Ismael [...]

By | September 10th, 2007|Conferences|4 Comments