Free webpage authoring options | ISTE’s NECC09 Blog Webpage authoring software programs have come a long way since the mid-1990s when the World-Wide Web was starting to take off, just as web standards have evolved by leaps and bounds. While more advanced (and expensive) WYSIWYG ("What You See Is What You Get") webpage authoring programs are available, several free and cross-platform programs remain available which can be utilized in school courses for students studying the basics of webpage design.
Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook: Reinventing Professional Development in Tough Times Instead of hiring presenters to come to their schools, they downloaded free archived video presentations from the Web site of the K-12 Online Conference, an annual grassroots gathering of instructional technology aficionados. Then they featured the videos as part of a special series of staff development sessions for teachers on technology topics. Members of the district's tech team and Web-savvy teacher leaders facilitated the sessions, leading discussions on the presentations and addressing teachers' practical concerns. In some cases, they even conducted live follow-up interviews with the original presenters via Skype, the free Internet phone service.
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open thinking » What is a PLN? Or, PLE vs. PLN? I thought it was appropriate to ask the question to my PLN (or what I perceive as my PLN) via Twitter. I asked if anyone had a definition for a PLN, or if they knew the difference between a personal learning network and personal learning environment (PLE). I received varied responses, and the majority of these are pasted below.
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