In a few days, thousands of educators from various different countries are expected to attend a free 3 day virtual conference, The Reform Symposium, #RSCON4. RSCON4 will be held October 11th to 13th in conjunction with Connected Educator Month. The entire conference will be held online using the Blackboard Collaborate webinar platform. Participants can attend this… Read more RSCON4 Coming Soon
Hello, PLN friends! On October 15, I am going to present a session about genius hour at ITEC (Iowa Technology and Education Connection) Conference. I hope you will help me prepare my session by sharing with me your suggestions and successes. My plan is to present it by answering these questions: Why? What? Who? When?… Read more I’m Presenting about Genius Hour at ITEC!
Last week I attended the Iowa Reading Association’s annual conference. It had been several years since I was able to go, so I enjoyed every minute of it. I was able to share the time and the drive with three fun teachers from a neighboring district. The sessions I had looked forward to—Richard Peck, Newbery… Read more Joining the Conversation at Iowa Reading Conference
Dear PLN, Last winter while dreaming of the summertime Iowa Reading Conference, I considered signing up to be a presenter for a breakout session on “Joining the Conversation.” With my Flickr friends’ encouragement, I took the plunge. Here is the description for my session: It wasn’t long ago when networking with colleagues was limited to our… Read more Thanks for Helping Me Get Ready
This is a post for you to try your hand at commenting, inspired by my “Joining the Conversation” session at the Iowa Reading Conference and “Extend the Conversation” If you have not made a comment on another person’s blog — written out there for all the world to see — it can be scary. I… Read more Your First Comment