Taking the 365 Project Challenge

As if I don’t have enough to do, I have decided to do the 365 Project, a global project whose participants take and upload a photo a day for an entire year. I’m already going strong on Day 4. You can subscribe to my Posterous below to follow my adventures throughout the year. Here’s hoping…

Thank you….

I am honored to have been nominated for an Edublog award. I also deeply regret not having completed my nomination post in time! There are a TON of amazing blogs, groups and people nominated this year, so please take the time to vote. I also want to extend my gratitude on behalf of the Edcamp…

Taking a Look at Schoology

I finally decided to jump in and give Schoology a try. I’ve been intrigued by its Facebook-like interface and its services like assignment creating, dropbox, discussions, blogging and gradebook ever since I first came across it at the TSETC conference last month. This is what my home page looks like. I can’t show the course…

Review of Intel’s Classmate PC

I was lucky enough to be asked by Intel to review their convertible laptop, the Classmate PC. Upon opening the demo model I received in the mail, I definitely knew that this was a ‘cool’ product. How, I wondered, though, would it be different than a regular laptop and how would I see it being…

Across Oceans and Across the Street

Tonight I hosted our biweekly committee meeting for the South Philly Food Co-op that myself and a small group of community members are working hard to open. There’s something special and intimate about having a group of people who are not necessarily your friends, but with whom you share a connection, sitting in your living…

We Need Headphones!

So this post is a shameless plead for help. For those of you who have been following me on Twitter for a while, you may know that I have started a new job at a charter school in North Philadelphia. The students have never had a technology teacher who taught more than keyboarding and the…