The Charter School Dilemma

I am an avid reader of The Philadelphia Public Notebook, a non-profit newspaper and website dedicated to all things related to public education in Philadelphia. The most recent issue focused on Charter Schools. This piqued my interest as I will be going to a Charter School next year after almost 7 years in the Philadelphia…

ISTE 2010 Foursquare Scavenger Hunt!

Are you coming to ISTE’s annual conference in Denver this year? Are you a Foursquare user? (if you’re not, check out the bottom of the post for more about what it does) Make sure you participate in the Foursquare Scavenger Hunt to win prizes and explore the city of Denver and the Convention Center! Here’s…

Encouraging Dialogue

This evening my blog became a place of heated dialogue surrounding two of my posts, Politics and Education and The #140 Character Conference. Interestingly, the dialogue is less about my post and more a dialogue amongst commenters. It started as a dialogue between myself and a frequent commenter on blog and turned into an all…

The #140 Character Conference

I was honored yesterday to take part in a panel discussion at the #140 Character Conference with Lisa Nielson (@InnovativeEdu) and Kevin Jarrett (@kjarrett), moderated by Aparna Vashisht (@Parentella) and focused around teaching Social Media to students. The talk was part of a conference put on by Jeff Pulver (@jeffpulver) to celebrate connections made through…