Wow, it's been a long time since I came into Classroom 2.0 and added to the site in any way. I have been so busy with other tasks. I started my own blogsite and have been working on that. I have written articles for Terry Freedman and Steve Hargedon. I have interned at the Webcast Academy, learning to produce and host online shows.…Continue
I have set up so many goals for myself this summer that now I sit here stuck..wondering how to begin. Do I start with my writing program which I decided to revamp for next year? Do I look into GoogleEarth, which seems to keep drawing me back? Do I set up my own wiki, since I've only participated in them, not set them up? Do I contact all my new collaborative friends and set up a conference call to discuss plans for the year?
I'm reminded of an old poem from A. A. Milne in one of the…Continue
This morning, before school began, Christine Southard and I decided to try out our new webcam. So Christine sent out an SOS asking for friends to help us play and we got a great response. We spoke first with Ginger, who graciously turned on her camera even though it was early morning in Kansas (You looked fabulous, Ginger). We played around with the camera and had fun. Then David J. checked in from Texas. At this point, after we figured out how to get David into our call, we realized the…Continue
Right before April vacation, I went to a fantastic conference - A Celebration of Teaching and Learning, sponsored by PBS, among others. The focus of the conference was technology and global awareness. One of the speakers was Alan November. It was from his speech that I learned about rss feeds and aggregates, blogging, podcasting, vodcasting, delicious, and social networking.
So here I am, just two months later, feeling exhilarated and overwhelmed all at the same time. We, Christine…Continue
4:00 AM seems to be my natural creative time. This morning, as I woke from a sound sleep, realizing it was Saturday and there was no reason for me to be up, I began thinking about my purchase order for next year.
Along with the usual markers, post-it pads, and fun-tak for the walls, I began thinking about subscriptions - online subscriptions. Were there sites I wanted to use but needed to pay for? Groups I wanted to join that weren't free?
And then I realized,…Continue