Sunday, August 26, 2007

Help Wanted: K-12 Online Committees

We are looking for volunteers to serve on five different committees assisting with the 2007 K-12 Online Conference this year. I am the convener liaison for the Live Events committee, charged to:
…handle live events during the conference, our culminating event “When Night Falls” and fireside chats.

Please consider donating some of your time as a member of the Live Events committee! More info about volunteering is available on the conference post announcing committees!

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Got tagged!

Never good at games, but tagged by Wes, here's 8 Random Facts!

The rules first:
  1. Post these rules before you give your facts
  2. List 8 random facts about yourself
  3. At the end of your post, choose (tag) 8 people and list their names, linking to them
  4. Leave a comment on their blog, letting them know they’ve been tagged
The 8 Random Facts:

  1. I’ve really become a good vegetarian, low-fat, no-cholesterol cook over the years.
  1. MOOM (Moving out of the Middle), an online course from Concord Consortium, profoundly altered my perspective on teaching and learning.
  1. When I was 56, harnessed and rigged, I climbed 50 feet into the trees to walk a wire with a student as we pushed our comfort zones.
  1. I actually built a file cabinet from a set of directions and it stands to this day.
  1. I’m a very amateur gardener who loves nurturing and watching things grow.
  1. Over 25 years in Cleveland Municipal Schools, I cherish fond memories of my students.
  1. At one point in my teaching, when class met via video conference with students on laptops and content online (and nothing ever worked), I really disliked technology.
  1. Some of my favorite music is Gerry Mulligan/Stan Getz jazz.
Breaking the last two rules and tagging all who read this to play!