Year 4 at SXSWEdu – My Schedule (Mon/Tue) Part 1 of 2

Official Logo This week will be the 4th edition of South By Southwest Education (SXSWedu) and I have been to every one of them. This year feels, somehow, different from those first three years and I’m hoping that is a good thing. The first thing I noticed (about myself) is that I am planning times […]

If You Had Asked Me About TCEA 2014

Carolyn Foote at TCEA14 (@technolibrary) This is not a “bash the conference” post. It’s not designed to be negative at all.  So as I progress please keep that in mind. This is my 4th or 5th TCEA conference that I have attended and it has gotten B I G! This morning I arrived about 30 […]

Am I Ready to Scrap Three Letters – P, B, & L ?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/prettywarstl/ Let’s face it. PBL is now THE buzz-word in education. But anyone who has “taught with PBL as their primary mode of instruction” (sticking finger down throat) realizes that this thing we call PBL is just GOOD TEACHING PRACTICES. PERIOD. Or is it ??? I was in grad school in 1992 and was being […]

How Much Time For Personal Growth Do You Have?

http://www.flickr.com/commons/ It’s Saturday. Do you: Play 18? Visit some garage sales? Go to that winery you’ve read about? Do yard work? Grade papers? Other? Everybody has the same amount of hours in the week and days in the year. And, each month has 8 weekend days. Many (most) of the teachers I have worked with […]