Archive for the ‘2006- Pers Prof Development’ Category

Getting Started
“Traveling Through The Dark”

Steven Kimmi Salina, KS, United States Blog: http://expeintech.blogspot.com Bio: Steven is a fifth grade teacher in Salina, KS. He graduated from Kansas State University three years ago, where he pursued many other majors before choosing on Elementary Education. He is the author of Experiments in Technology and In Transit(ion). He is in the process of […]

Getting Started
“Video-Conferencing It’s Easy, Free and Powerful”

Brian Crosby Reno, Nevada, USA Blog: http://learningismessy.com/blog/ Bio: Brian Crosby, an elementary teacher for 26 years, teaches sixth grade in Sparks, Nevada, and has infused technology into teaching since the 1980’s. While piloting a 1:1 laptop program, students in his class utilize many Web 2.0 tools including Skype, Fiickr, blogs and wikis. Brian teaches several […]

Personal Professional Development
“Toward a System for Online Curriculum-Sharing”

Rob Lucas Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA Blog: http://teacherslounge.typepad.com/ http://teachforward.org/ Kevin Driscoll Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA http://kevindriscoll.info/ Presentation Title “Toward a System for Online Curriculum-Sharing ” Bios Rob Lucas taught 6th grade social studies for two years in North Carolina. While teaching, he created a lesson-sharing wiki called the Teachers’ Lounge. He spent last year earning a master’s […]

Personal Professional Development
“Planning the 21st Century School”

Chris Lehmann Philadelphia, PA Blog: http://www.practicaltheory.org/serendipity Marcie Hull Philadelphia, PA Blog: http://ecram3.blogspot.com/ Presentation Title “Planning the 21st Century School” Bio (Chris Lehman) Chris Lehmann is the founding principal of the Science Leadership Academy, a progressive science and technology high school in Philadelphia, PA. Chris has returned to his native Philadelphia after nine years as the […]

Personal Professional Development
“The 21st Century Educator’s toolbox:
Developing a Professional Learning Environment”

Julie Lindsay Dhaka, Bangladesh lindsay.julie@gmail.com Blog: http://123elearning.blogspot.com/ Presentation Title “The 21st Century Educator’s toolbox: Developing a Professional Learning Environment” Bio Julie Lindsay is Head of Technology and Director of E-Learning of International School Dhaka, Bangladesh. In 25 years of education her experience and qualifications have spanned four countries (including Australia, Zambia, and Kuwait) and two […]

Personal Professional Development
“Home Grown: Within/Without the district”

Mark Ahlness Seattle, Washington, USA Blog: http://ahlness.com/ http://roomtwelve.com/ http://arborheights.com/ http://earthdaybags.org/ Presentation Title “Home Grown: Within/Without the district” Bio Mark is a third grade teacher at Arbor Heights Elementary School in Seattle, Washington, USA. In August of 1994 he started up his school’s web site, www.arborheights.com, one of the very first elementary schools to appear on […]

Personal Professional Development
“Around the World in 80 Minutes”

Joseph Papaleo Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Blog: http://papajo.edublogs.org/ http://papajo.podomatic.com/ Presentation Title “Around the World in 80 Minutes” Bio Joseph is a secondary Information Technology and Mathematics teacher, currently teaching at an independent school in Melbourne, Australia. He has been exploring the uses of blogs, wikis and blokis in his classes and plans to create screencasts for […]

Personal Professional Development
“Social Bookmarking, Using Del.icio.us”

Jeff Utecht Shanghai, China Blog: http://www.thethinkingstick.com/ Presentation Title “Social Bookmarking, Using Del.icio.us” Bio Jeff Utecht is an international educator currently working in Shanghai, China. Prior to Shanghai, Jeff worked in Saudi Arabia and Washington State. Jeff received a Teacher Leadership Project grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2001 and his MS in […]

Personal Professional Development
“Not Just for Kids: Using Social Software to
Create Community among Teachers and Provide Sustained Professional Development”

Jeff Moore Englishtown, New Jersey, USA Presentation Title “Not Just for Kids: Using Social Software to Create Community among Teachers and Provide Sustained Professional Development” Bio Jeff Moore is the Manager for Technology for the Freehold Regional High School District, a district of six high schools serving nearly twelve thousand students in Monmouth County, New […]

Personal Professional Development
“It’s a Small World After All!”

Judy O’Connell Sydney, Australia Blog: http://heyjude.wordpress.com/ Presentation Title “It’s a Small World After All!” Bio As an educator and information professional Judy is fascinated by emerging technologies, the development of Web 2.0, and what this all means for schools and school libraries. Currently, Judy serves as an Education Officer with Catholic Education working with 55 […]