From the monthly archives:

June 2012

ISTE 2012

I’m just getting ready to head to the airport, bound for San Diego and ISTE Conference 2012. I have some appointments and obligations, and am presenting on Tuesday: Bring Your Own Device – Managing the Challenge, but for most of the conference, I am wearing sneakers and ready to run. ISTE is so big and […]

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LMS or Learning Platform Ecosystem?

This is a very interesting post on Getting Smart – From LMS to Learning Ecosystems. It encapsulates some of my wishes in an LMS. My district has not yet adopted an LMS, although we’ve tried a few times to get Moodle off the ground. That almost seems like an advantage now, because we don’t have […]

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Life Lessons from Mystery Novels

My guilty pleasure in reading is the mystery genre. I grew up reading Carolyn Keene, Edgar Allen Poe, Agatha Christie, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. I love the puzzles, the solutions, the morality, and the satisfying conclusions. I love when the hero is an ambiguous mix of good and bad (like Lawrence Block‚Äôs John Keller, […]

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Google and QuickOffice

Google has acquired Quickoffice. Since Quickoffice HD for the iPad is a reliable mobile office suite, perhaps the acquisition will improve Google’s iPad operability. Google posted on 6/5/2012: “We’re happy to announce that we have acquired Quickoffice, a leader in office productivity solutions. Today, consumers, businesses and schools use Google Apps to get stuff done […]

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Creatures, Plants and More!

Andrea Santilli shared this in an ISTE group: “My students and I have just published one of the first interactive books that includes student work. It is only available for the iPad and is a free download. If you like it, please pass it on!” Creatures, Plants and More! Love that this was a group […]

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