This is a very special Friday for TWIOE. Last week, the 2013 ECOO Conference happened. Since that time, there certainly has been a great deal of buzz about the conference on Twitter. Equally as exciting, folks have been blogging their perceptions. As I run across them, I've been tucking them it specifically for this post. … Continue reading This Week in Ontario Edublogs
Dear Scotiabank Convention Centre Last week, the Educational Computing Organization of Ontario held its annual conference at the SCCN for the first time. We needed a facility that would be big enough to host an event of over 1000 educators and you delivered very nicely. #ECOO13 was a year in planning and the results were … Continue reading Testimonial to SCCN
Now that we're into October, it's just a few short weeks until #ECOO13 where ECOO and OASBO ICT will BringITTogether in Niagara Falls. I've shared a number of posts about the conference already - "Who Do You Want to Meet at #ECOO13?", "An #ECOO13 Walkthrough", and more here. Can you tell that I'm interested in … Continue reading Powerful Addresses at #ECOO13
The #ecoo13 committee is happy to announce that registration is now open for the 2013 Conference, "Bring IT, Together", Wednesday-Friday, October 23-25. When you're ready to register, visit the website and click on the orange button to get started. If you know the ECOO Conference from the past, you're going to love it going forward. NEW … Continue reading And —- we’re off!
If you’ve been monitoring the Twitter stream since Sunday evening, you’ll notice that there have been many happy posts from people whose presentation proposals have been accepted for the #ecoo13 conference, BringIT,Together. Indeed, part of the ECOO 13 Dance Card has been filled. Here’s how… Potential presenters were asked to submit their sessions online. All of the information … Continue reading Filling a Dance Card
Recently, I had the opportunity to interview my co-chair for the #ecoo13 conference, Cyndie Jacobs. I call her “the great connector” for her efforts on Twitter and other social media. She seems to hunt out problems in search of a solution and has the ability to make the connection to people that she knows can … Continue reading An Interview with Cyndie Jacobs
If you're going to a conference, and want to connect with the great people there, you can't beat the informal gatherings that typically involve coffee. During the conference, I think it's also important to share your learning and insights with others. Some folks just can't attend for whatever reason and yet still are interested in … Continue reading A Tale of Two Hashtags