Catching up….

It's been a while - but hey I've been really busy. I just returned from the ASCD Conference in San Francisco. I have been invited to present at this conference for the last couple of years with my colleague Barbara Frey, who was the founding principle of Colorado Connections Academy. It's an interesting venue in … Continue reading Catching up….

Going Virtual! 2010

Lisa Dawley and I are revisiting the first two phases of the Going Virtual! research series with an updated survey for 2010. If you are a K-12 online teacher please visit: http://edtech.boisestate.edu/goingvirtual/callforparticipation.htm Feel free to share this link with your colleagues 🙂

Attention K-12 Online Teachers

I would like to invite K-12 online teachers - whether you teach in a full-time or blended environment - to participate in an educational book project.  The title of the publication is tentatively “Strategies for K-12 Online Teachers” and publication is scheduled for next year with Pearson Education. Included with this invitation is a link to … Continue reading Attention K-12 Online Teachers

Associate Chair, Poland (again), and Speaking Engagements

For me, summer is usually a time of relaxed contemplation and completion of all those things that I just wasn't able to get to during the hectic fall and spring semesters. Not so this year. It's been a whirlwind of activity, excitement, and downright exhaustion since classes ended in May. The following are my excuses … Continue reading Associate Chair, Poland (again), and Speaking Engagements

Newsworthy

Newsworthy e-Learning and social media articles and a link for a free book: Mashable: The Social Media Guide: Why banning social media often backfires... Link: http://mashable.com/2010/04/13/social-media-ban-backfire/ Edweek.org: Virtual Ed. Enrollment Caps Face Greater Scrutiny Link: http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/04/28/30edtech_onlinereach.h29.html Technofirst Online: E-Learning: Learn it the e-way Link: http://technofirstonline.com/?p=1441 Get a Complimentary Copy of Cyberschools: An Education Renaissance First … Continue reading Newsworthy

New Issue Brief from Alliance for Excellence in Education

I just received a link to a new issue brief from Governor Bob Wise (former governor of West Virginia) for the Alliance for Excellence in Education. (Thank you Susan Patrick of iNACOL for the post.) The brief is titled: The Online Learning Imperative: A Solution to Three Looming Crises in Education (http://www.all4ed.org/files/OnlineLearning.pdf). The article provides … Continue reading New Issue Brief from Alliance for Excellence in Education