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Annette Lamb as friendly as she is in the picture?
You decide. We've provided comments, links to
partner schools, and lists of people we've worked
with on conferences and projects. We'd be happy to
share a list of professional references that
include personal contacts from organizations,
schools, and conferences where we've worked. Simply
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NEWS - Dr. Lamb was named one of the "Best
of the Best" workshop
presenters for NECC
Check out the happy
workshop participants on the left. What more do you
need? We've been collecting comments for years.
Here are some samples from recent
enjoyed the session and will apply these ideas
and activities with my kids!
for inspiration - showed lots of
does Lamb get all that energy? I can't wait to
get back to school and try out all the
share the handouts with my administrators and
the content of the workshop with other teachers.
The Presenters were excellent. :-)
loved the fact that their presentation will be
available on their website. Great
job. I am pumped up!
of ideas to work with. Great management hints
and pitfalls to avoid.
stimulating presentation to get us thinking
about the possibilities. Thanks!
always does a great job - packed with
immediately useful ideas.
a "Lamb" groupie. I try to get to every session
she does at the conference! Bring her back next
Multi-day Workshops and Short Course
course has been without a question the most
useful, practical course that I've ever taken at
the college level. Seriously. Forget the sheep -
really liked it. I learned a great deal because
I was constantly doing hands-on computer on a
enjoyed the hands-on structure of the workshop.
It was extemely effective in learning the
was very realistic and very helpful and
practical in implementing my
class started right at my level. When I had a
question, I could always understand the answer -
they were at my level. When I wanted to know
more - the answer was still understandable. Dr.
Lamb is an EXCELLENT teacher!
was SO fun! I am now a confident web
instructor is so full of energy. Thank you. I
had a great time and learned a lot!
was well-planned. I liked having the
presentations, handouts, and web pages all
matching and supporting the workshop.
class was exactly what I expected from Dr. Lamb.
enjoyed working with Dr. Lamb one-on-one and
learning more technical information.
instructor was great. I really gained a lot of
knowledge in a relatively short amount of
thought I was going to be overwhelmed at first,
but once we started doing the stuff on the
computer I felt more comfy. It turned out to be
just the right level - I learned a
a great learning atmosphere. It's always so
stimulating to be around other educators who
share an enthusiasm for education.
was a beginner with the computer, so I was very
nervous. However, I am amazed at how MUCH I have
learned in just 2 weeks. There were times I felt
stressed - but got through them thanks to Dr.
Lamb! I loved everything!
will be teaching a semester course on Internet
at the high school and now feel confident that I
can make it worthwhile. I feel that I can not
only use the Internet with some purpose now, I
also feel I could give something back to the
Internet by developing web projects.
workshop was WAY COOOOL!
Lamb's site with great resources. Annette Lamb
is a dynamic speaker. All her presentations are
online with hot links to the sites she
recommends. - Mrs.
Barnard's Teacher Resources
middle school librarian attended the 1994 state
technology conference where she took notes on
Dr. Annette Lamb's keynote speech, "Strap on
Your Spurs: Technology Integration and Change
Cowboy Style." Many of her points were put into
action in our school.
you ever have an opportunity to hear Annette
Lamb speak, don't miss it - she is wonderful!
of Colorado Website
looking for recommendations for a keynote
speaker for a conference devoted to bringing
principals and superintendents up to speed with
technology in the classroom. This is an annual
conference and our past list of speakers
includes: David Thornburg, Alan November, Rory
McGreal, Chris Dede, Annette Lamb, Jim Carroll,
Harvey Long, David Docterman, and Kent Voigt.
Have you been to a conference lately and seen a
speaker of note that would be of the calibre
have a publishing company, Vision to Action with
Annette Lamb, Larry Johnson, and Nancy Smith. I
do know the quality of their textbooks. Their
textbooks are excellent and I am certain that
the videos would be the same quality. I use the
Cruisin' the Information Highway text for one
Integrating the Internet Course that I teach
on-line and I will use the Surfin the Internet:
Practical Ideas for K-12 Classrooms for a new
course that I will teach on-line in January. The
writing is all in terms that people can
understand. They are good people to,deal with as
well. The video titles match the book titles and
sight unseen, I would recommend them to any
user. Another plus for the Surfin' the Internet
is that there are several skills worksheets like
mindmaps, thematic planning, topicing, etc that
connect very well to the Information Process
Approaches such as Big Six by Mike Eisenberg and
Bob Berkowitz, FLIPit! by Alice Yucht, and the
Follett Company's model by M. Pappas and A.
Tepe. Within the texts, they cite Pappas, Tepe,
and Kuhlthau which shows that they are writing
from the Information Process Approach
philosophy. Bottom line, I would certainly check
out the videos further as I am certain they are
of quality. I am happy to give more information
about the courses I teach using these texts as
well as any more information about the texts by
these people if anyone is interested. Just
e-mail me directly.
attended a workshop at AECT by Drs. Larry
Johnson and Annette Lamb of the University of
Southern Indiana. They have written and
presented extensively on the topic you're
interested in, and take a rigorous, yet
delightfully down-to-earth approach to some
- Jim Ellsworth
you were a school librarian in 1988, you may
remember Larry Johnson, a highly visible media
person, prominent in IAECT. Larry, along with
his wife, Annette Lamb, have titled their
keynote address "Welcome to the Funny Farm:
Managing Centers in the IInformation Age." Larry
and Annette are both staff members at the
University of Southern Indiana in Evansville
where Larry is the Media Services Coordinator,
and Annette is Professor of Teacher Education.
Our keynoters invite you to visit them prior to
the conference at their home
There are many more good things to report so
tune in often.
- Pam Storm
EduScapes site creating life-long learners by
Dr. Annette Lamb. I saw the good doctor speak
last spring and really enjoyed her weaving of
the web. Check it out.
- Andrew Boatman
High Tech High School Project, 1998
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Technology Across the Curriculum
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