Call for Proposals: Annual CSTA Computer Science & Information Technology Symposium


CS&IT 2011 — Call for Proposals: Annual CSTA Computer Science & Information Technology Symposium The Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) invites you to participate in the 11th Annual Computer Science & Information Technology Conference. This event will be held July 11-13, 2011, in New York, NY. The CS&IT 2011 Program Committee seeks proposal submissions relatedContinue reading “Call for Proposals: Annual CSTA Computer Science & Information Technology Symposium”

Will #RCAC2010 Make a Difference?


It’s the Saturday following the Western Regional Computer Advisory Committee’s Symposium 2010.  Over 400 people jammed the meeting rooms at the Lamplighter Inn.  Many more followed the hashtag #RCAC2010 online as the event unfolded.  Many others may have stumbled on the stream by accident or go looking for the comments this weekend.  For the day,Continue reading “Will #RCAC2010 Make a Difference?”

Coming Together #RCAC2010


Sometimes when you plan an event, real life just gets in the road.  In a few short hours, the Western Regional Computer Advisory Committee’s Symposium 2010 event will take place.  As a planner for this annual event, there always seems to be something just around the corner that seems poised to make the wheels wobbleContinue reading “Coming Together #RCAC2010”

Western RCAC Symposium 2010


Every year, the Western Regional Computer Advisory Committee hosts a one day Symposium of teaching with technology for leaders in the South Western Ontario Region of Ontario.  The plans have been finalized and we’re looking forward to the day and welcoming ~400 principals and educational leaders on Thursday, December 9. The venue is again theContinue reading “Western RCAC Symposium 2010”

What to do now?


This year, more than ever, there was so much followup discussion following the Western Regional Computer Advisory Committee’s Symposium. I must admit that I’m taken aback by the tone of some of the comments,  There are comments like “I doubt that things will change” and “Here are reasons why it won’t work” and “I’m concernedContinue reading “What to do now?”