Kicking off the week in Austin, Texas at SXSWedu is a great way to spend my spring break. This conference is all about education innovations, reform, and edtech. Each day I’ll be recapping my educational adventures in Austin through video, photos, and sketches. Please help by sharing these with other! All the sketches below are embed tweets, which make it easy to Retweet, Share, and Favorite them! I started my adventure
The Orange County Public Library unveiled a groundbreaking high-tech learning and job-training center on the second floor of the downtown Orlando location. The Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation & Creativity opened to the public with a ribbon-cutting at noon Saturday with a variety of community tech and creative sponsors showing interacting with the crowd. The 26,000-square-foot center, which takes up about half of the downtown library’s second floor, includes
For the ninth consecutive year, multiple industry partners join Orlando Science Center to celebrate the role interactive technology plays in the way we live, learn, work and play during Otronicon January 17–20, 2013. Bring the family out to the Orlando Science Center and help promote STEM (Science Technology, Engineering, and Math) in the community. Look for a chance to win two tickets to Otronicon for one day at the bottom of
I first met TROBO at Startup Weekend Orlando, November 22-24, 2013, where I was volunteering as a mentor. This team’s idea caught my attention quickly, because of its educational element and having a six-year-old myself. TROBO is a plush robot that goes on learning adventures with your child, as they flip through digital storybooks on iPad and Android tablets. TROBO also speaks his part as you change the
My Google Glass Explorer journey, in partnership with TriNet, started with an early morning flight to NYC from Orlando to visit the city that never sleep (I didn’t get much sleep either getting up at 4 am). I had a 3 pm appointment with the Google Glass team at Chelsea Market, so I had a few hours to explorer the city on foot before making my way there. Exploring the
I’m excited to announce a partnership with the Central Florida TriNet team. I was awarded the ability to become a Google Glass Explorer through the #ifihadglass promotion on Twitter and Google+. I’ll be among only 8,000 eligible Glass Explorers in the United States to have first access to the latest wearable technology made by Google. TriNet has been a huge supporter and promoter of the Central Florida tech and entrepreneurial community.