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#FLedChat – Building Your Brand as an Educator

Many thanks go out to FSTE (Florida Society of Technology in Education) for the opportunity to be a guest moderator on November 2nd. It was great to see such a large turn out for the conversation. The chat transcript is … Continue reading

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Steal Like An Artist – Next Steps

I’m always on the road and when I travel I will take notice of what other “road warriors” are reading. While waiting in an airport some time back I noticed someone reading Austin Kleon’s Steal Like an Artist and decided … Continue reading

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POGO Plug Cloud

With all the news about personal cloud storage I decided to venture into my own personal local cloud storage with the POGO Plug device. I purchased the POGO Plug Classic at Best Buy for about $50. I’m only limited by … Continue reading

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Why I deleted my FourSquare app

I’ve enjoyed checking in with Foursquare over the past year so today’s decision to delete the app from my phone was certainly a turn around for me. After all I checked in at a number of places yesterday and was … Continue reading

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iPad2 WiFi or WiFi + 3G

I’ve been trying to decide which iPad2 I want over the last week or so and now I’m ready to purchase. Yes, I will have to wait, but I think the wait has been worth it. It’s been a fun … Continue reading

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QR codes

I’ve been investigating the use of QR codes since I saw them on signs at FETC11 this year. I like the idea of placing the QR code on just about everything from digital to printed media and the ability to … Continue reading

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Video Mail from MailVU.com

Below is a cool feature from MailVU.com which allows you to record yourself and send a video email to others. Give it a try and send me a video email at davidfutch at gmail dot com. If you want to … Continue reading

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Nine lists to keep up-to-date!

I like to keep just about all my lists and to-dos online. Over the past few months I have tweeked my iphone to sync up with multiple email accounts, calendars and here lately a text reminder options from my Google … Continue reading

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ImageChef as a writing tool

Thanks again to @wendydrexler for this great tweet. ImageChef will let you enter text and will then manipulate it into an image. Students can use this tool to make graphical connections to their words. Tell me what you think.

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Create your own Lego image

I found this site via Twitter today thanks to @wendydrexler. It was easy and I think kids would love it. Take a look.

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Online class got me thinking…

I’ve just started Thinkfinity training sponsored by the Verizon Foundation and we had to write a response to three questions. I really liked the questions…they made me think about technology integration and where we are going with it. Read on… … Continue reading

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Polyvision board update

We have been using the board for a few weeks now. I have allowed the students free range to use the tools, interact with programs on the computer and research topics in class via the web. The image below is … Continue reading

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