On May 12 many US educators are calling attention to the cuts in educational technology. I got this in my inbox.
Funding for classroom technology is in jeopardy! We're calling on educators across the US to tweet and blog for education technology funding on Wednesday, May 12.
President Obama's budget for FY11 provides no direct funding for education technology programs. Instead, it zeros out the Enhancing Education Through Technology program, the only source of direct support for ed tech in many states and districts.
Congress doesn't have to agree to the President's budget recommendations.
Help your senator and representative understand what's at stake! On May 12 tweet, retweet, and blog your support for $500 million in FY11 ed tech funding. Mark the date on your social media calendar!”
As you plan what you're doing this summer – here is a list of 50 opencourseware summer courses for special education teachers.
Although budgets for PD are being cut everywhere – true professionals ALWAYS develop themselves and it is time to go out on your own! We must always progress or we regress!
This is a really cool site that lets you create a group card and lets people sign the card. You can email or tweet out the link. What a really cool thing!
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