Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Hello, crafty friends! I'm away from home for a few days, just thought I should say thank you to all those who have visited me lately. I am having loads of fun visiting your blogs in return. Isn't this a great way to find new friends and ideas? Hope you are all enjoying it as much as I am, and thanks again to K Andrews for the idea of a Link Up Party.

I am currently in Billings, Montana at a conference on special education and gifted education. This is always an interesting conference, this is the 9th year I have attended. This year many of the workshops deal with Autism because this is such a hot topic in special ed. at the moment. You can never know enough! I am also taking some workshops on using technology since I need to help my high school students learn as many of the new technologies as they may need to find and keep a job. I enjoy this. In fact, I have learned enough from our blogging that I'm thinking about trying a blog when school starts again in August. I think I might convince some students to write comments because they might not realize that they are actually writing. Could be interesting! Now, if I could just convince my coworkers that they need to learn this new stuff. I am appalled at how many of them (in my age group, almost 60, and even younger) think they don't have to learn. What a shame! I wish I could just tell them to quit now... I am a little short on patience, maybe?

I'll be back sometime early next week! Enjoy.

6 comments:

  1. Great Blog, I believe conferences are great you get to learn new things in your field, and have sometime to relax. Would love for you to stop by my blog. I'm a new follower
    Diana
    http://dnbfundesigns.blogspot.com/

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  2. I was late in linking & still getting around to the blogs from 'The Love Link Up Party'. I'm a new follower and would love it if you follow me too.

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  3. Enjoy your conference. new follower from the link up party.

    http://sillyp4jc.blogspot.com/

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  4. Hi, I am a new follower from the love link up party. Hope you pop over to my blog and have a look and maybe follow :) ~Shelly
    mypaperlove.blogspot.com

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  5. Hi there! I am a new follower of your blog through the Love Link Up Party. Gonna go "lurk" now. Please stop by my blog and become a follower:
    http://kozfam5.blogspot.com

    Jenny Kozar

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  6. Oh....Montana is on our list of places to see. :) Hubby would love to live out there.

    thanks for stopping by my blog....glad you are enjoying the freebies.

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