Moving at the Speed of Creativity
Together Oklahoma is partnering with multiple groups advocating for public education to present a forum on public education funding in Oklahoma next week at 6:30 pm on April 9th in multiple sites across our state. According to the official event page on Facebook: We are proud to partner with the The Oklahoma [...]
This evening the four eldest members of our family attended a presentation about suicide prevention by Rich Van Pelt, a church youth leader from Colorado who has authored several books on helping teens in crisis. I’m not sure how many people were present in the sanctuary at Crossings Community Church in north [...]
These are my notes from Jennifer Cutler’s presentation for the OU K-20 Center provided PD workshop, “Digital Citizenship: Learning to Cross the Street in a Digital World” at Ranchwood Elementary School in Yukon, Oklahoma, on April 3, 2013. MY THOUGHTS AND COMMENTS ARE IN ALL CAPS. We don’t share this with you at the [...]
Last week I attended a fantastic webinar about InfiniteWP on WebDesign.com taught by Benjamin Bradley. If you maintain multiple self-hosted WordPress websites, you definitely need to check out InfiniteWP. It’s a FREE, installable web tool that lets you update WordPress plugins, themes, and the WordPress core from a centralized site and [...]
My 2011 eBook, “Playing with Media: simple ideas for powerful sharing” is now available on Google Play. A “standard ePUB version” of this eBook has been available from my PlayingWithMedia website and on the Barnes & Noble eBookstore for Nook since [...]
I posted the following comments and links on the April 1st NewsOK.com article, “Conspiracy theories about Common Core should be ignored.” I agree the idea that the Common Core movement is a “UN black helicopter / world government agenda” is silly. That argument is unfortunately a “straw man” for issues and problems with Common [...]
This podcast is an interview with 9 year old Rachel, who has been playing Club Penguin on and off for the past three years. Rachel discusses what she enjoys doing in Club Penguin, password issues she has learned about, safety issues, and some suggestions for kids who are new to the game. This podcast was [...]
Do students in your classroom regularly create online “radio shows” to share information with parents and others? With more people than ever (over half of U.S. adults) owning smartphones capable of accessing Internet websites and playing digital audio files, classroom radio shows can potentially reach a larger percentage of your parents than ever. [...]
Yesterday I spent some time wrangling with calendar sharing options, and learned via a Google Group post by a Google Employee (according to his profile) that it’s not possible to import (or “subscribe”) to an Apple iCloud Calendar into/within a Google Calendar. The details are: Thanks for reporting this issue. iCloud robots.txt prohibits all [...]
The Daily Oklahoman (NewsOK.com) is the largest metro newspaper in Oklahoma City. They published an article today about last week’s Scratch Camp, “Computers take center stage during Yukon’s spring break.” I was very glad to see they included several photos in the article showing we had good participation from both girls and boys. [...]
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