Thursday, November 20, 2008

EdTech Cadre Meeting - November 20, 2008

Hello All,
Here are the resources for the Local District 6 EdTech Cadre Meeting, taking place on November 20th, 2008 at 4:00 p.m.

Below this post, you will find a UStream feed and live chat space for those who will be attending virtually. It's not certain whether these tools will work, but we will give them a try....

Introductions and Information: 4:00 to 4:20

Welcome to the educators from the technology committee at Gage Middle School, who will be joining us virtually via video-conference.

Grants and Funding:
CUELA Innovative Technology Mini Grant

Qualification: Current CUELA Member

Award Amount: $250-$1000 + CUE 2009 Conference Registration in Palm Springs

Application Deadline: Friday, February 5, 2009

Riordan Foundation Grants
Deadline: November 30th, 2008

Town Hall Meeting on Microsoft Settlement
Thursday, Nov. 20th, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at Reed Middle School

Free Trial
NetTrekker - Please contact me for a free trial of Nettrekker

Professional Development

Smartboard Salary Point Class
Independence EL - 11/24, 12/1, 12/8. 1/12 15 hours total - 1 salary point
Register on Learning Zone under Local District 6 Professional Development Program

Online Learning in the Classroom
Eluminate Sessions (Virtual meeting) - 12/8 or 12/15 3:30 - 4:15 Register on Learning Zone under Local District 6 Professional Development Program starting Tuesday, Nov. 24

Infotech Is Coming!
May 2, 2009 Los Angeles Convention Center. Start planning to showcase student work now!

Hands-On Workshop - 4:20 to 5:00
VoiceThread Workshop

My Presentation
Voice Thread in the Classroom
View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: voicethread)

Discussion and Networking - 5:00 - 5:15

Live audio only stream today (due to bandwidth issues), courtesy of

Video clips at Ustream

Live online chat, courtesy of Coveritlive

I hope you can join us for great learning with a group of passionate educators.


M. Albert said...

I wanted to log into the online conversation, hoping for a lull in our parent conferences. I logged in at 3:30 pm, and realized that the meeting hadn't started yet. The next time I took a breath was 6PM....oh well.

Janice Stearns said...

Hi Mike,
Thanks for trying. :) Also, thanks for the comment! Hope your parent conferences went well!