Category Archives: Tech for Teachers

Personal Telepresence – The Original

With all the hoopla about “Personal Telepresence”, I dug up this 1994 video segment showing our “Personal Telepresence” concept of 1992 (see this link for the original abstract (or this newer link). This video is using the CLI Cameo which was the very first desktop videoconferencing system….enjoy.  By the way, we are the ones who coined the term: Personal Telepresence

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Yahoo! for Teachers

A couple of days ago, I stumbled across an interesting Yahoo! application that makes it easy for teachers to “create and share classroom projects that meet state standards. Yahoo! for Teachers makes it easy for you to find and connect with other colleagues around the country”. Right now, this offering is in Beta, but, if you are a teacher (and

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Megaconference

Every year for the past 8 years, the folks at Ohio State University have put on what the Tech Detective (YeOldeTechy) considers the single most outstanding and unique, “virtual”, worldwide event ever, The Megaconference. I know those are strong words, but, they are true. Thousands of students, educators, and hundreds of schools, universities, and organizations gather for a very full

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