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Showing posts from January, 2014

Great Award Up for Grabs for Online Educators Making a Difference!

Friend, colleague, and President of the ISTE Special Interest Group for Online Learning, Michael Gormans, today posted a wonderfully descriptive account of a free webinar coming up in just a few hours. Please join us at the link below to learn how you might be the recipient of this prestigious annual award. I highly encourage you to read Mike's blog post in its entirety and I hope to see you online. Here's the brief skimmy:

There will be a special free webinar on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 4 PM to highlight the competition. It will also include a special guest appearance from last year’s winners. Learn about their project and get some great tips involving online collaboration for your students. This webinar will also be archived and available on the ISTE SIGOL Site. Consider attending and learning how you can be part of a great program and also be a part of SIGOL at ISTE! You can also learn more about how to enter the competition for the award at SIGOL Online Learnin…

Some Family Ties

From Merrick Villa in Nashville, Tennessee on this third day of January, 2014 I send greetings, a promise to post at least once a week this year, and some family links.

First of all, in honor of Colin's birthday, number 18, a link to the work he's doing with songwriting, production, and performance. These are demos mostly created by him at his MacBook Pro and all written and performed by him, every voice, every harmony, all of it. Click to visit and LIKE his new Facebook brand for all his music, then visit the Dazeless SoundCloud:

Miranda is working at Brilliant Sky Books and Toys over in Green Hills and coordinating their online branding efforts (it's a VERY cool store) and burning up Instagram and Twitter. It's been a while since she blogged but her observations are consistently insightful and thoughtful at "Words for Faith." Check out her Pinterest site, "Truth & Wisdom," and her erstwhile boyfriend Tim Buell is out on the road with his band,…