Archive for June, 2009

Jun
29
Filed Under (News) by on June 29, 2009 and tagged

Alright, I am here and have negotiated DC traffic.  I’m getting ready for a lecture session with the creators of Scratch from MIT, a spur of the moment decision since I got the giant book full of all the available sessions.  Later today is an open source workshop and using digital video in the math […]

Jun
22
Filed Under (News) by on June 22, 2009 and tagged ,

I’m really looking forward to NECC, and will be leaving for Washington, D.C. this coming weekend.  It seems like such a busy ordeal, I have no idea how I might manage to get to the Exhibit Hall or make any SIG meetings, but I think just hitting these sessions is going to give me a […]

Jun
09
Filed Under (News) by on June 9, 2009 and tagged

The little voice was heard! The state of Tennessee has made a decision about allowing students to access Whyville. There has been some discussion here as to whether we should unblock it or not. The reason we have had it blocked is because there is a chat feature on the site and the sites rules […]

Jun
09
Filed Under (News, Resources) by on June 9, 2009 and tagged , ,

I am currently teaching in a week long summer program called Got Tech? which is sponsored by the teachers in Educational Technology, part of our Curriculum and Professional Development department. Students are broken into classes that are focusing on different topics such as video production, podcasting, and blogging.  My class is animation and gaming, and […]