Thoughts on Vendor Areas at Conferences

http://www.flickr.com/photos/techxas/ {NOTE: After writing this last weekend I started putting in links and realized it was almost identical to my post from Feb.7 .  Guess the thoughts in that post resonated with me. } Last week was the Texas Computer Educators Association (TCEA) annual conference and I was fortunate enough to have an understanding principal […]

What’s Important in a Conference?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/woscholar/ I don’t have any money.  Let’s put that right up front.  My district?  We’re in Texas – no money there either.   So today I’m attending TCEA 2012 and I’m spending the day with folks I have met through twitter and folks I haven’t had a chance to meet yet but am glad I’m […]

Manor Plays the State Assessment Game

http://www.flickr.com/photos/califmom/      Today I attended our district’s meeting to lock in details for how the state’s new End of Course (EOC) exams will effect our students.  We met to discuss key issues concerning how we would convert the scale score to a grade and how (or if) these exams would effect the Grade Point […]