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Blended Learning Universe

The Highlander Institute and the Christensen Institute are joining forces to host a Blended Learning Universe conference, March 31 to April 1, 2017 in Providence, Rhode Island. These are two organizations that really understand blended learning and are leaders in this space. If you are leading blended learning in your school or district and would […]

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New Spaces for Learning

I am looking forward to the Annual Regional Conference of CEFPI, on April 28-30, 2011, at the Omni Parker House in Boston. The event title is: 21st Century Skills: 21st Century Learning Environments. Annamaria Schrimpf and I are presenting a breakout session, New Spaces for Learning. Our session description (below) promises to pack lots of […]

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What keeps superintendents up at night?

I attended a Crystal Ball Session, What keeps superintendents up at night? The answers of Chip Kimball especially resonated with me, but all superintendents were passionate, credible, and obviously struggling with envisioning a path to a new future. The session was moderated by Lillian Kellogg, CoSN Board Member. Panelists: Jack Dale, Superintendent, Fairfax Co. Public […]

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Pecha Kucha Breakout Session

Annamaria Schrimpf and I presented at the MassCUE M.A.S.S. Conference on Wednesday. Our topic was using the presentation format of Pecha Kucha to keep professional development on the agenda. Pecha Kuchas take less than 7 minutes to deliver (20 slides – 20 seconds per slide), so it can fit into grade level meetings, department meetings, […]

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Chris Matthews at MassCUE

At the MassCUE and M.A.S.S. Annual Technology Conference today we heard Chris Matthews of Hardball. It was an interesting keynote speech, full of personal anecdotes from his long and fascinating career, and some advice for our students. The scheduled keynote presenter was Rachel Maddow, who had to cancel at the last minute for an important […]

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Slideshare – 5 Traits Event Organizers Want From Speakers

I received a newsletter from Slideshare this week with an item called: 5 Traits Event Organizers Want From Speakers. The list seems obvious, but having encountered speakers that did not meet these standards, it is worth writing about. Here’s their list of 5 traits: 1) Understand the event’s community – get to know your audience […]

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Learn about Deploying Google Apps

Registration is now open for the MassCUE & M.A.S.S. Annual Technology Conference. REGISTER http://2010tgl2-masscue.com/index.html I hear from so many that they are thinking about deploying Google Apps in their schools. If you want to hear more from people who have already taken the plunge, here are two sessions that will be of interest to you. […]

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Registration is now open for the MassCUE & M.A.S.S. Annual Technology Conference

Registration is now open for the MassCUE & M.A.S.S. Annual Technology Conference.   I’m looking forward to this. REGISTER http://2010tgl2-masscue.com/index.html As promised, here is another session description. Adobe Classroom Suite – PreConference Discover new ways to engage students in learning using Adobe Digital School Collection software across the curriculum Today’s technology provides educators with highly effective […]

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Themes for 21st Century Education

As one of many volunteers working on the 2010 MassCUE / M.A.S.S. conference (October 27 & 28), I have been active with the conference committee in organizing breakout sessions. This means reading proposals, recruiting presenters, and helping to make sure we have sessions that cover all the strands and that will appeal to all our […]

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ISTE Conference Keynote

ISTE has announced the winner of their first crowdsourced keynote: The ISTE 2010 Keynote Committee is delighted to announce the results of its first ever “Crowdsourced Keynote” project! After nearly two weeks of voting and more than three months of input gathering, Hawaii-based educator Dr. Jeff Piontek has emerged as the people’s choice to headline […]

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