I just finished attending three days of the four-day Illinois Computing Educators conference this past week in St. Charles, IL. It was outstanding, and I will be posting about my experience there.
One observation I made was that there was not one session of any length on keyboarding. The two major vendors for keyboarding software were in the Exhibit Hall (Bytes of Learning & Sunburst).
I credit my…Continue
Posted on February 28, 2010 at 5:30pm — 7 Comments
I had the opportunity to participate in a Webcast sponsored by Focus on the Family a couple of nights ago. The theme was "Family Protection" and they featured the author of "Plugged in and Tuned Out', Vicki Courtney.
This is one of many resources available to educators and parents on Internet safety and usage issues. One of the concerns I have as an educator is that some parents react by wanting to disconnect the Internet! This was not the advice given in the session by the author and…Continue
Posted on October 11, 2007 at 9:40am
Just read a good article on tech literacy -- the chart at the end that describes a "digital native" - our students - is a good one.
How do we educate these "digital natives"? I still think that good keyboarding skills are an essential basic, as well as applications such…Continue
Posted on October 2, 2007 at 9:20am — 2 Comments
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