From the monthly archives:

November 2008

Why attend a conference?

As a board member of MassCUE , I was really pleased that the attendance at our recent conference was up 33% from 2007. Talking to people at the conference I listened closely when attendees talked about how good the conference was. I heard positive comments about exhibitors, keynote speakers, and breakout sessions. In the days […]

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Wordle Meme

Lee Kolbert, on her blog, A GeekyMomma’s Blog , issued a meme ~ to create a wordle from your RSS feed and to post the result to your blog. Below is my wordle. I was a little surprised to see how prominent students and then teachers are, but pleased after all that people are at […]

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I have had some interesting conversations recently about keyboarding (touch typing, really) and the shape that keyboarding instruction and expectations takes in various schools and at different grade levels. I work in a school district in Massachusetts. Did you know that the Massachusetts state standards for students include a keyboarding expectation? "G6-8: 1.5 Demonstrate keyboarding […]

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