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    2006

    “A Web of Connections: How the Read/Write Web Changes Everything,” Scotch Plains/Fanwood School District, Scotch Plains, NJ, September 5, 2006.

    “The Read/Write Web in the Classroom,” TAFE, Tasmania, Australia (via Elluminate), September 5, 2006.

    “A Web of Connections: How the Read/Write Web Changes Everything,” Keynote Speaker, Wiliamson School District, Williamson, NY, August 30, 2006.

    “The Read/Write Web”, Ivanhoe Grammar School, Merrida, Victoria, Australia (via Elluminate) August 24, 2006.

    “A Web of Connections,” Get IT! Keynote Speaker, Erie County Community College, Buffalo, NY, August 23, 2006.

    “Why the Read/Write Web Changes Everything,” Keynote Speaker Coshocton City Schools, Coshocton, OH, August 22, 2006.

    “The New Read/Write Web: Everything Changes,” Keynote Speaker Piedmont Technical College, Greenwood, SC, August 14, 2006.

    “Why the Read/Write Web Changes Everything,” Keynote Speaker Mid-America Association for Computers in Education (MACE), Winfield, KS, July 27, 2006

    “New Internet Literacies for Teachers,” “RSS: The New Killer App for Educators,” “Connective Learning,” Building Learning Communities, Boston, MA, July 18-20, 2006

    “On-line Communities: Blogs, Wikis and other Cool Tools”, Full-day Workshop, Building Learning Communities, Boston, MA, July 17, 2006

    “High School’s New Face,” 3-Day Workshop, Allegany-Cattaragus BOCES, Ellicotville, NY, July 11-13, 2006

    “A Web of Connections: Why the Read/Write Web Changes Everything,” Spotlight Speaker, NECC, San Diego, CA, July 6, 2006.

    “New Internet Literacies for Teachers,” Discovery Educators Network Regional Conference, Chicago, IL, June 26, 2006.

    “The Read/Write Web: Transforming the Classroom,” Keynote Speaker, EdAccess 2006, Newport, RI, June 19, 2006

    “Preparing for 21st Century Learning,” Keynote Speaker, Region 7 Technology Conference, New York City Board of Education, Staten Island, NY, June 8, 2006

    “The Web Changes Everything” EduComm, Orlando, FL, June 7, 2006

    “Blogs in the Classroom,” Workshop, Keenesaw State University, Keenesaw, GA, June 6, 2006

    “New Internet Literacies for Teachers”, Keynote Speaker, eLive, Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K., May 24, 2006 2005

    TBD: Workshop and Featured Speaker, Maryland Distance Learning Association Conference, Baltimore, MD, May 1-2, 2006

    “Web 2.0 Workshop,” Indiana Higher Education, Indianapolis, IN, April 20, 2006

    “A Shifting Notion of What it Means to Teach,” Keynote Prsentation, NYSCATE Mid-Hudson Regional Conference, Wappingers Falls, NY, March 25, 2006

    “RSS: The New Killer App for Educators,” MassCUE Technology Leadership Symposium, Worcester, MA, March 20, 2006

    Featured Speaker, MACUL, Grand Rapids, MI, March 19, 2006

    Featured Speaker, IL-TCE, Chicago, IL, March 2, 2006

    “The Web Changes Everything”, Keynote, Tech Blitz, South Brunswick, NJ, February 21, 2006

    Wikis in Schools, Bolton TLC, Bolton, UK, February 13, 2006

    Full Day Web 2.0 in Education Workshop, eLearning 2006, Savannah, GA, February 11, 2006

    Read/Write Web Workshop, Pinellas County School Disctict, Pinellas, FL, January 25, 2006

    2005

    “On-line Communities: Blogs, Wikis and other Tools”, Full-day Workshop, Nassau BOCES, Garden City, NY, November 4, 2005

    “The New Read/Write Web: Transforming the Classroom”, Keynote Speaker, Internet at Schools West, Monterey, CA, October 24, 2005

    “Losing Your Digital Accent” Keynote Speaker Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES, Rochester, NY, October 13, 2005

    “Read/Write Web Tools for Teachers” Full-day Workshop, Warren County Tech, Washington, NJ, October 10, 2005.

    “Emerging Technologies for Media Specialists”, PLAN, Pensacola, FL, July 27, 2005

    “New Internet Literacies for Educators” and RSS: The New Killer App for Educators, Building Learning Communities, Boston, MA, July 19-20, 2005

    “On-line Communities: Blogs, Wikis and other Cool Tools”, Full-day Workshop, Building Learning Communities, Boston, MA, July 18, 2005

    “Thank you for renewing and confirming my belief in the process of lifelong learning!”

    –Ethel Kozlik, Principal, Morris-Union (NJ) Jointure Commission

    “New Internet Literacies in the Classroom”, Keynote Speaker, Institute for Library Information and Literacy Education Annual Conference, Kent, OH, July 13, 2005

    “Lessons Learned: A Panel Discussion about Creating Educational Communities Online”, Panel Moderator, National Education Computing Conference, Philadelphia, PA, June 30, 2005

    “Effective Weblogs in Education: How to Create, Manage, and Communicate!”, Workshop, National Education Computing Conference, Philadelphia, PA, June 30, 2005

    “New Internet Literacies in the Classroom”, Keynote Speaker, DePauw University K-12 Bridge Program, Greencastle, IN, June 2, 2005

    “Welogs in Education”, Technology Committee presentation, New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, Monroe, NJ, May 6, 2005

    “Welogs in the Classroom”, Kid Tech Day, New Jersey Department of Education, Trenton, NJ, April 22, 2005

    “Welogs and Wikis in the Classroom”, NJ Business/Technology Education Association, Edison, NJ, April 14, 2005

    New Internet Literacies for Teachers and Students”, “RSS: The New Killer App for Educators”, and “Weblogs in Schools”, Featured Speaker, Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning Conference, Detroit, MI, March 18, 2005

    The New Internet Literacy”, Keynote Speaker, Internet @ Schools East Conference, Washington, D.C., March 17, 2005

    Wikis @ Your Library”, Information Today’s Computers in Libraries 2005, Washington, D.C., March 17, 2005

    “Weblogs in Higher Ed.” at Centenary College, Hackettstown, NJ, March 9, 2005.

    “Build a Blog: Can you build it? Yes you can!” (pre-conference workshop) at Ohio Commons for Digital Education 2005, Columbus, OH, March 6, 2005.

    “Weblogs in Higher Education” Faculty Workshop, William Patterson College, Wayne, NJ, February 10, 2005.

    “New Internet Literacies for Teachers” (Workshop) Whitney Institute Middle School, Bermuda, February 7, 2005.

    2004

    “Weblogs 101 for Librarians and Media Specialists” at Educational Media Association of New Jersey Annual Fall Conference, East Brunswick, NJ, December 4, 2004.

    “Weblogs and RSS in the Classroom” Kent Place School, Summit, NJ, December 1, 2004

    “Web Logs and RSS: Bringing the Power and Potential of the Internet to Schools” at The Conference for Managers of Information Technology, Mohonk, NY, November 12, 2004.

    “Expanding the Boundries of Learning: A Leadership Challenge” Seton Hall University, West Orange, NJ, November 6-7, 2004.

    “Weblogs in the Higher Ed. Classroom at NJ Edge Technology in Education Conference, Plainsboro, NJ, October 13, 2004.

    “With Will’s expertise, guidance and knowledge, I have been able to transform my broadcast journalism class through the use of blogs and share with my colleagues the plethora of ways in which blogs can enhance education.”

    –Amy Bowllan, Kew Forest (NY) School

    “Weblogs in the Classroom” at the Warren County Inservice, Washington, NJ, October 11, 2004.

    “Blogging” at the New England Library Association Fall Conference, Manchester, NH, September 27, 2004, with Linda Braun.

    “Teaching with Weblogs,” Warren County ETTC, Washington, NJ, August 25, 2004.

    “Weblogs and RSS” and “New Internet Literacies” at Building Learning Communities, Boston, MA, July 29-31, 2004.

    Featured educator in NECC keynote by Intel CEO Craig Barrett, “Preparing Students for the 21st Century,” New Orleans, LA, June 22, 2004.

    “BLOG @ School: Understanding the Opportunities, Implications, and Technologies”, NECC Workshop, New Orleans, LA, June 21, 2004, with Tim Lauer, Steve Burt, Tom Hoffman and Anne Davis.

    Weblogs in Education,” (workshop) From My Classroom to Yours Conference sponsored by the Southern Regional ETTC (NJ), Mays Landing, NJ, May 10, 2004, with Kevin Jarrett.

    Web Logs and Writing,” (workshop) New Jersey Writing Alliance Spring Conference, Ewing, NJ, March 19, 2004.

    The Next New Thing: Create, Communicate & Collaborate with Blogs”, Keynote Speaker, Internet @ Schools East Conference, Washington, D.C., March 11, 2004

    Web Logs in Education“, New Jersey Association of School Administrators Techspo 2004, Atlantic City, NJ, January 29, 2004.

    2003

    “Blogging in the classroom, lab, library and school” panelist at EdBlogger 2003, San Francisco, CA., November 23, 2003.

    Web Logs and Adminstrators” at the New Jersey Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (Northwest Region), Somerville, NJ, November, 2003

    Web Logs in Schools” at New Jersey Association for Educational Technology Fall Conference, Lakewood, NJ, October 2003

    Web Logs as Journalism” at Middlebury College, Advanced Student Technology Programs Certificate Program in Digital Media Production and New Media Studies, Middlebury, VT, August, 2003

    Bringing Literature Circles to the Web: Blogging About Books” at the National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) 2003, Seattle, June, 2003.

    2002

    Weblogs in the Journalism Classroom” at the Journalism Education Association National Convention, Dallas, November, 2002.