I’ve always been more into texture than flavor. I couldn’t eat shrimp for years because I thought it was too much like what eating human flesh would feel like. You learn the strangest things about your coworkers at conferences. Continue reading Would that be broiled or fried?
I had a 2:00 reservation at Emeril Legasse’s restaurant. This session started at 1:50. My one thought as I watch my colleagues get in the taxi was, "My god, I hope this session is worth it!" Currently Google Earth is blocked in our district. It seems that there is a conflict with our Internet Filter … Continue reading FETC Day 2 – John Kuglin & Google Earth
The morning started with a session by Chris Dede of the Harvard Graduate School of Education entitled "NeoMillennial Learning Styles: Emerging Educational Technologies, Distributed Learning Communities". While this presentation touched on the same themes covered by Bill Daggart and David Warlick, it did so in the dry pedantic style one might expect from a Harvard … Continue reading FETC – Day 2 Session, Part 1
Orange County Convention Center is enormous. It could easily handle anywhere from four to six large conferences. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for the traffic patterns. Getting here this morning was an experience. Cars kept whipping (or trying to whip) in front of our shuttle bus, then gridlocking interesections. I think this is why … Continue reading FETC – Day 2 – It begins with madness.
At NECC I developed my drinking game for vendors. Here’s one for the sessions at tech conferences… Take one drink every time you hear the word "millenium" or variation thereof. Take one drink each time someone compares 20th Century Teaching with 21st Century Learning Requirements Take one drink each time someone’s cell phone goes off … Continue reading FETC – Day 2, Drinking Game, Part II