An Aussie’s adventure in USA Part I: ISTE, Washington DC, Travel Tips and Understanding all things USA

Those that follow me on Twitter are aware that I’m currently traveling around USA introducing my 13 year old son to the wonders of America after attending ISTE. We’ve been learning a lot, and it’s really hard to explain everything in 140 characters,  so I’ve decided to share everything in more detail here. Apologies for…

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Visiting Melbourne…Want to catch up?

I’m going to be in Melbourne from May 11 to May 18. My mum’s attending a conference from May12-13 and asked me to join her as she doesn’t get much opportunity to holiday. Perhaps explains where I get it from my craziness from. But at 72 she leads an incredibly busy life.  Still works 3 days per…

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My chances of winning all the chocolate ARE?

Life’s been a bit tougher the past 12+ months which is why there’s been less of Sue around than previously. And off course, during the same period I’ve also been a bit accident prone so some of my friends, who have been there when I’ve needed them, have decided it’s time for a smile and laugh.…

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What would YOU like me to do a Presentation on?

Feel like helping out? Some background I”m presenting at The Reform Symposium, a 48 hour free e-conference that begins Friday, July 30th at 2pm PDT (LA Time) and ends Sunday, August 1st at 2:30pm PDT (LA Time). You’ll find details for my presentation and how to join here! But I’ve decided to be different.  Rather…

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Free to good home!

Any takers? I’ve had enough of the work involved with dealing with spammers on Ning sites. So decided to reduce the workload by getting rid of eTools and Tips for Educators. It’s a cool name and URL – http://etools.ning.com/ If Ning is like blog sites once a URL has been deleted no-one including the original…

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A fishy tale – studying aquaculture online

While most people enjoyed the weekend with their families I was working hard at work. Get out the violins please…. Several times a year I get my online aquaculture students to attend f2f workshops so that they can learn aquaculture skills and be assessed on their skills. My online students are all based off-campus and…

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Edublog Awards – Thanks For Nominating My Sites

This is a tough one, which Larry hinted at here… But I think it is important to take the time to thank those who nominated me and my different websites (Sue Waters Blog, The Edublogger and PLN Yourself) in several categories of the 2009 Edublogs Awards. Thanks Sue Wyatt, Jan Smith, Lesley Edwards, Burcu Akyol,…

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Do our teachers really know the potential of Web 2.0?

John from My Other Blog visited my city (Perth, Western Australia – he is from the East coast of Australia – Geelong, Victoria) last week to attend the 2007 World Conference on Science and Technology Education. His reflection on the conference was interesting – I believe he said there was about 1000 participants – but…

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