OSTube: DIY YouTube

YouTube blocked? TeacherTube not quite what you're looking for? Ever wish you could just do the darn thing yourself? I recently discovered that you CAN! Via a Tweet from BudTheTeacher, I found a link to WeberTube. If you check it out, you'll find it's remarkably similar to YouTube, except with the abilty to upload pictures [...]

By | September 26th, 2008|YouTube|6 Comments

Google Teacher Academy wrapup

Been meaning to write up some quick thoughts about Google Teacher Academy: Chicago, but realize that time is fleeting and I just didn't see myself getting to it soon. SO, I decided to go the video route and do a quick vlog wrapup about it. FYI, that's the last time I use the camera on [...]

By | September 26th, 2008|Conferences, Teach42 Podcasts|5 Comments

Nokia Open Labs 2008 – A look back

I'm pretty sure that I was only in Finland for four days. However, given the number of meaningful experiences that occurred during that time span, it seems hard to reconcile its brevity. That being said, I'm back on US soil again, have replaced jet lag with common, every day exhaustion, and am ready to share [...]

By | September 19th, 2008|Conferences, Gripes, Musings, Web 2.0|11 Comments

Off to Nokia’s Open Lab

So a couple of weeks ago I got a mysterious email saying that Nokia was interested in springing for me to join them in Helsinki for a few days. We sometimes help Nokia run events involving participants from social media, like bloggers and forum members. The latest being a new annual workshop that hopes to [...]

By | September 9th, 2008|Conferences, General News|Comments Off on Off to Nokia’s Open Lab

My cell phone can beat up your laptop

Shortly before NECC, I had a tough decision to make. I was ready to upgrade my mobile phone and had narrowed it down to two choices: the iPhone 3G and the Nokia N95. Both have their pros and cons when compared to each other, but I decided to go with the N95 for two reasons. [...]

By | September 8th, 2008|Musings|28 Comments

Edmodo released!

I've blogged about Edmodo before, while it was in early alpha. Well, Edmodo has finally launched and is definitely worth a look. If you want to read more about it, I blogged about it over on Digital Passports already.

By | September 5th, 2008|Web 2.0|1 Comment

You know you’re a rock star… Now prove it!

[simlulposted at the DEN National Blog] I can't tell you how many people I speak to that have a ton of great information to share, but come up with one excuse or another not to bother submitting any proposals to the various state conferences. Well, let me tell you something... You've got experience, you've got [...]

By | September 2nd, 2008|Conferences|11 Comments