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Live @ ISTE 2011 - Orienting Instructors and Students to Teaching and Learning Online

The following is the live feed (or if you're reading this after the event - the archived feed) of a conference workshop presented at ISTE 2011 titled "Primed for Success: Orienting Instructors and Students to Teaching and Learning Online"

The session took place on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 from 11:45-12:45 pm (EST) at the Philadelphia Convention Center.
<p><a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=203bc094d8" >Live @ ISTE 2011 - Primed for Success</a></p>
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Live @ ISTE 2011 - Innovative Technology in Science Inquiry

The following is the live feed (or if you're reading this after the event - the archived feed) of a conference session presented at ISTE 2011 titled "Innovative Technology in Science Inquiry"
The session took place on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 from 10:15-11:15 am (EST) at the Philadelphia Convention Center.

Live @ ISTE 2011 - Innovative Technology in Science Inquiry

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Live @ ISTE 2011 - The All-Inclusive Classroom Website

The following is the live feed (or if you're reading this after the event - the archived feed) of a presentation at ISTE 2011 titled "The All-Inclusive Classroom Website: How to Stop Collecting Paper Forever"

The session took place on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 from 8:30-9:30 am (EST) at the Philadelphia Convention Center.
<p><a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=c9408b9dc4" >Live @ ISTE 2011 - The All-Inclusive Classroom Website</a></p>

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Live @ ISTE 2011 - Move Beyond the Book (Discovery Education)

The following is the live feed (or if you're reading this after the event - the archived feed) of a presentation at ISTE 2011 titled "Move Beyond the Book"

The session took place on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 from 3:45-4:45 pm (EST) at the Philadelphia Convention Center.
<p><a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=30a12eb186" >Live @ ISTE 2011 - Move Beyond the Book (Discovery Education)</a></p>

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Live @ ISTE 2011 - Using VoiceThread for Interactive Projects

The following is the live feed (or if you're reading this after the event - the archived feed) of a presentation at ISTE 2011 titled "Using VoiceThread for Interactive Projects"

The session took place on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 from 2:00-3:00 pm (EST) at the Philadelphia Convention Center.
<p><p><a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=131373ce25" >Live @ ISTE 2011 - Using VoiceThread for Interactive Projects</a></p></p>

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Live @ ISTE 2011 - Tablets: The Smart Medicine for Learning and Teaching

The following is the live feed (or if you're reading this after the event - the archived feed) of a presentation at ISTE 2011 titled "Tablets: The Smart Medicine for Learning and Teaching"

The session took place on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 from 12:15-1:15 pm (EST) at the Philadelphia Convention Center.
<p><a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=e365072996" >Live @ ISTE 2011 - Tablets: The Smart Medicine for Learning and Teaching</a></p>

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Live @ ISTE 2011 - Climbing the Interactive Whiteboard Mountain

The following is the live feed (or if you're reading this after the event - the archived feed) of a presentation at ISTE 2011 titled "Climbing the Interactive Whiteboard Mountain" given by Bret Gensburg.

The session took place on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 from 10:30-11:30 pm (EST) at the Philadelphia Convention Center.
<p><a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=eea0d87e28" >Live @ ISTE 2011 - Climbing the Interactive Whiteboard Mountain</a></p>

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Live @ ISTE 2011 - Creativity Unleashed: Tablet PCs and the Power of Digital Ink

The following is the live feed (or if you're reading this after the event - the archived feed) of a presentation at ISTE 2011 titled "Creativity Unleashed: Tablet PCs and the Power of Digital Ink"

The session took place on Monday, June 27, 2011 from 12:45-1:45 pm (EST) at the Philadelphia Convention Center.
<p><p><a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=494a592e03" >Live @ ISTE 2011 - Creativity Unleashed: Tablet PCs and the Power of DIgital Ink</a></p></p>

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Live @ ISTE 2011 - Technology for Improving Staff Morale (Rushton Hurley)

The following is the live feed (or if you're reading this after the event - the archived feed) of a presentation at ISTE 2011 titled "Technology for Improving Staff Morale."

The sessions took place on Monday, June 27, 2011 from 11:00-12:00 pm (EST) at the Philadelphia Convention Center.
<p><p><a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=84b0041fa8" >Live @ ISTE 2011 - Technology for Improving Staff Morale</a></p></p>

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Live @ ISTE 2011 - Dr. Z's Creative Cookbook for Collaborative Communication

The following is the live feed (or if you're reading this after the event - the archived feed) of a presentation at ISTE 2011 titled "Dr. Z's Creative Cookbook for Collaborative Communication."
The sessions took place on Monday, June 27, 2011 from 8:30-9:30 am (EST) at the Philadelphia Convention Center.
<p><a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=ee6ce8e3bc" >Live @ ISTE 2011 -Dr. Z's Creative Cookbook for Collaborative Communication</a></p>


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Live @ ISTE 2011 - Implementing VoiceThread and Introducing VoiceThread Mobile

The following is the live feed (or if you're reading this after the event - the archived feed) of a session presented during ISTE 2011 titled "Implementing VoiceThread in a School or District" and "Mobile VoiceThread."

The sessions took place on Sunday, June 26, 2011 from 3:30-5:30 pm (EST) at the Philadelphia Courtyard Marriott.
<p><p><p><a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=ec71cb1698" >Live @ ISTE 2011 - Implementing VoiceThread and VoiceThread Mobile</a></p></p&a…

Live @ ISTE 2011 - Took the Plunge, Now What? Resurface by Maximizing Whiteboard Use

The following is the live feed (or if you're reading this after the event - the archived feed) of a pre-conference workshop presented at ISTE 2011 titled "Took the Plunge, Now What? Resurface by Maximizing Whiteboard Use"
The session took place on Sunday, June 26, 2011 from 12:30-3:30 pm (EST) at the Philadelphia Convention Center.
<p><p><p><a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=63d9d09ff8" >Live @ ISTE 2011 - Took the Plunge, Now What? Resurface by Maximizing Whiteboard Use</a></p></p&…

Live @ ISTE 2011 - Technology Time-Savers for Teachers

The following is the live feed (or if you're reading this after the event - the archived feed) of a pre-conference workshop presented at ISTE 2011 titled "Technology Time-Savers for Teachers"

The session took place on Sunday, June 26, 2011 from 8:30-11:30 am (EST) at the Philadelphia Convention Center.

<p><p><p><p><p><a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=aac181fef9" >L…

Live @ ISTE 2011 - Workshop: Towards Transformation: Nothing but NETS (*T)!

The following is the live feed (or if you're reading this after the event - the archived feed) of a workshop presented at ISTE 2011 titled "Toward Transformation: Nothing but NETS (*T)!"

The session took place on Saturday, June 25, 2011 from 12:30-3:30 pm at the Philadelphia Convention Center.

<p><p><p><p><a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php?option=com_mobile&task=viewaltcast&altcast_code=ca7a455b38" >Nothing But NETS - ISTE 2011&am…

Summer Break Begins...Now.

Chanatown’s seen some tumbleweed roll through and the single post in June is really starting to gather some dust. Well, the end of the school year brought joy and relief to many teachers, but for this Technology Integration Specialist, it meant a whirlwind of responsibility from working with classrooms on final projects to setting up summer school teachers with technology tools. The pinnacle of activity came in the form of a four-day series of technology training workshops that we offered to our teachers. With the exception of a SMART Board training led by our partner at COTG, and an assistive technology workshop led by another specialist, each 2-hour session was organized and facilitated by yours truly. They included:

Review: Droid X and Gingerbread - A Delicious System Update

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Image by Saad Irfan via Flickr Article first published as Review: Droid X and Gingerbread - A Delicious System Update on Blogcritics.

After checking for system updates for the past few days, and drooling with jealousy from those included in the "soak" test group, I was finally treated to a system update (Version 2.3 aka "Gingerbread") from the folks at Motorola. A list of new features can be found here. For a review and reflection from hands-on experience, continue past the jump.