Technology Guidelines

Posted by on Apr 9, 2009

I just had a conversation that really requires quite a bit of reflection.  I’m sure I’ll write a longer, more reflective post on this in the future, but I need some feedback before then just so my head doesn’t explode. The person I was discussing this with made two main points about things that should […]

Conference Connections, or Lack Thereof

Posted by on Mar 11, 2009

Educational technology conferences are strange beasts.  Masses gather to focus and discuss technology, all the while maintaining throughout the discussions that it isn’t about technology.  It creates a rather odd juxtaposition.  I actually really like Ryan Bretag‘s statement he made a while back on Twitter that he prefers to go to content-specific conferences rather than […]

Ed Tech Goes to Eleven?

Posted by on Oct 21, 2008

*One author’s note for this post.  I began writing this prior to attending the Illinois TechCon 08 conference, and that experience resulted in a major clarification in my own thinking about this issue.  I’ll explain near the end of the post.* Sometimes I feel like being in the Ed Tech community is a bit like […]

The End of a Beginning

Posted by on Aug 8, 2008

I find it only fitting to make my first truly official blog post a somewhat imploding, inward spiraling discussion about blog posts. Somehow that seems like literary cannibalism, but don’t quote me on that. I seriously had an incredible time building this blog. I wish there was some way I could have captured each step […]