Regardless of my duties to promote the Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) as a current board member, I would have been blogging about the MACUL conference anyway. That fact having been made transparent, head on over to the MACUL website and register online for the March 14th-16th conference in Detroit. Apparently, if you register before January 1st, you’re entered into a drawing for a free iPod, but I’m much more interested in all the freebies to be had at the vendor’s booths myself.
While I won’t be presenting at this year’s conference, I almost wish I was. At the beginning of the school year I was busy getting adjusted to my new school and duties, and thus I wasn’t producing what I thought to be high quality work with my students. Sure, they were doing great work, but I was re-using older lessons with slight tweaks. Now that I’m doing completely new projects (wikis, online bookmarks, etc.) I wish I was going to be showing off what my students have been doing. On the plus side, I’ll have much more time to blog about the conference and discover new ideas, rather than stay up late the night before my presentation with butterflys in my stomach.
If anyone else plans on attending, please let me know. It would be great to meet up with any readers and colleagues that I didn’t get a chance to meet last year. Oh, and in case you’re wondering, the MACUL conference, and membership to the association, is not limited to Michigan educators. If you can get to Detroit in March then we’d love to have you!
P.S. Will Richardson will be there if you want to hear him speak in person 🙂