Archive for the ‘2007-New-Tools’ Category

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“Learn to Blog: Blog to Learn”

Anne Davis McDonough, Georgia, USA Blog: http://anne.teachesme.com/ Bio Anne Davis is an educator with over 20 years experience as an elementary classroom teacher, an instructional lead teacher, a reading specialist, and an instructional technology specialist. She currently works at Georgia State University in the Instructional Technology Center in the College of Education as an Information […]

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“Collaborative Concept Mapping – Breaking the Bounds of Location and Time… for $0.00 per Seat”

Frank Pirrone Buffalo, New York, USA Blog: http://www.tona.wnyric.org/ Bio The presenter has been involved with programming and computing since 1979, building and using early machines in the microcomputer revolution, as well as exploring a number of the more interesting programming languages. He has created applications for personal, commercial and educational use from that beginning to […]

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“The Electric Slide! Twenty-First Century Style”

Kurt Paccio Northampton, Pennsylvania, USA Blog: http://weblog.techruminations.org/ Bio Kurt is an educator with over 14 years experience. Kurt is a Technology Director for a medium-sized school district in eastern Pennsylvania where he has worked for 5 years. Prior to that he was an Instructional Technology Specialist, teacher and coach in central Pennsylvania. Kurt’s interests include […]

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“LMS 2.0 – Engaging Learners Using More Advanced Techniques and the Odd Mash-up inside Moodle”

Jason Hando Sydney, Australia Blog: http://cleverlearning.blogspot.com/ Bio Jason Hando is a teacher of Design and Computing subjects at Macarthur Anglican School in Sydney, Australia. Over the years he has filled many roles, the most important being Outreach Coordinator for the school, leading teams of students and staff overseas to help communities in developing countries and […]

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“Trailfire”

April Chamberlain Trussville, Alabama, USA Blog: http://maythetechbewithyou.blogspot.com/ Bio April Chamberlain has worked in education for 11 years as a 6th grade, 5th grade, 4th grade, computer lab teacher and now as Trussville City School’s District Technology Integration Specialist. Along with her day job, she spent the last two years as a Fellow in the Alabama […]

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“Second Life: K-20 Educators Exploring Virtual Worlds – Panel”

Kevin Jarrett Northfield, NJ, USA Blog: http://www.storyofmysecondlife.com Bio Kevin is a K-4 Technology Facilitator at Northfield Community School in Northfield, NJ. He works closely with classroom teachers on engaging projects across the curriculum. Kevin also teaches online at Walden University’s Graduate School of Education. He has been exploring Second Life since March 2007 thanks to […]

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“Flat Agents of Change”

Cheryl Oakes Wells, ME, USA Blog: http://www.cheryloakes.com/ Bio Cheryl Oakes is currently a Content Coach for Technology K-12 in the Wells Ogunquit CSD, where she has taught for 10 years and previously as a K-4 technology integrator in the same district. Cheryl is a member of the Seedlings@bitbybit group, a member of WoW2, a Webhead […]

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“Oodles of Googles”

Sharon Betts Industry, Maine, USA Blog: http://sharonsshare.blogspot.com Bio Sharon Betts is currently an Educational Technology Coordinator in Turner, Greene and Leeds,Maine, where she has worked for 3 years. Sharon has been in education for over 30 years, having taught at Iran Dokht, a girls’ high school in Iran, Dept. of Defense schools in Germany, and […]

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“More Than Cool Tools”

Alan Levine Scottsdale, Arizona, USA Blog: http://cogdogblog.com Bio Alan Levine is Vice President, Community and CTO for the New Media Consortium (NMC), an international consortium of more than 250 world-class universities, colleges, museums, research centers, and technology companies dedicated to using new technologies to inspire, energize, stimulate, and support learning and creative expression He is […]

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“Cell Phones as Classroom Learning Tools”

Liz Kolb Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA Blog: http://toytotool.blogspot.com Bio Liz Kolb spent 7 years as a classroom social studies teacher,high school technology coordinator and integration specialist. She is now an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Madonna University in Michigan as well as finishing her PhD in Learning Technologies at University of Michigan. She teaches courses for […]