Lisa Fisher | March 26, 2012
On March 17th, I was “lucky” enough to attend the Celebration of Teaching and Learning in New York City. With the sounds of the rowdy St. Patrick’s Day parade crowd outside, we were busy celebrating teachers inside. It was refreshing and exciting to be among so many professionals gathered specifically for the sole purpose of inspiring teachers to continue the hard work that they do every day. The conference was very diverse, with speakers from Henry Winkler to Henry Louis Gates. Here’s a few conference takeaways:Read more...
Julia Fischer | March 23, 2010
Last week I attended the 30th annual Microcomputers in Education Conference (MEC). Over the past 18 years I have been in Arizona I have attended the conference a number of times and each time I walk away with something new to think about. This year was no exception, in fact there were three things that stood out to me; STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), cyber safety, and accessing Web 2.0 in the classroom.Read more...