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Normally, Friday at SimpleK12 is the day that I share my EdTech Highlights of the week. Today’s post, though a little different, is still the same in that it involves my favorites.
Last week, we started giving out the I Heart EdTech Favorite Blog award, so imagine my surprise when we were given an award! A couple of days ago, Jeanette Moreau of Ms. Moreau’s Musings fame, tweeted that she had given us an award! This award was created to honor great blogs and Ms. Moreau nominated ours since she …
When talking about building a Personal Learning Network (PLN), most people jump right in and mention connecting with people on Twitter, following certain bloggers, and building relationships with teachers across the hall. But building your PLN isn’t just about connecting with people (yes, that’s a big part of it). It’s also about diversifying your learning sources and finding great resources to help you grow. One source I turn to regularly is eSchool News – keep reading to find out how you can win an iPod!
eSchool News covers a broad …
Thanks again to our friends at TNT, educational resellers in Alabama and Mississippi, for supplying the electronic dance mat, worth about $400, for this edition of Freebie Man.
Please view the video for the selection of the winner, and if you’re the winner, please send your street mailing address to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks for participating.
And… let the dancing begin!
And the winner of our $1,200 Mouse Mischief Classroom Makeover is….
You’ll have to watch this video to find out if you’ve won this great prize pack from our friends at Microsoft Mouse Mischief.
ATTENTION WINNER: Please send your street mailing address to ceo(AT)simplek12.com so we can have your prize shipped out!
I’ve gotten some interesting feedback about the likes and dislikes of traditional conferences. For the most part, there are disagreements on the pros and cons. Except for one thing.
There is one subject that many agree on, and some are passionate about.
That subject is the high cost of traditional conferences.
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And I have to say (having recently purchased flights and tickets for ISTE 2010) that I agree with you.
Now I am asking you the hard question.
We can agree that conferences …
School is coming to an end and that means sunshine, flip flops, and… summer staff development! Is your district prepared? We’ve been busy working with our customers to make sure their summer staff development programs were on track, ready to go, and most of all fun – after all it IS summer. But then we got to thinking, why stop there?
I’m excited to announce a special Summer Staff Development Promotion for our hottest new product, Core Curriculum Projects! (See below for promo details.)
These 21st century classroom projects (designed for the …
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I’ve been doing the EdTech Highlights for a few months now and we’ve decided to change it up a little. Normally, I just post a link to the post and the author’s name, but all of you bloggers work hard at producing fantastic blog posts. In fact, you’re so awesome that you deserve an award! So, as a token of our thanks and appreciation, any blog chosen to be included in my weekly highlight also earns the right to proudly display the I Heart EdTech Favorite …