Live from Orlando: FETC

By Katie Ash — January 22, 2009 1 min read

Hello from Orlando, where I thought I might be able to catch some sun after a few months of winter in the rainy Northwest, but apparently that’s not in the cards. I’ve been told that Orlando is currently having the coldest week on record since 2003. But despite the cold front, myself, along with thousands of ed tech educators and enthusiasts, have converged here this week to share ideas, review best practices, and pinpoint ed tech solutions at FETC.

So far, I’ve met with a handful of companies exploring innovative solutions to problems with online security, data management, and green technologies; listened to the tail end of Philippe Cousteau’s keynote speech about the importance of education to the preservation of our planet; and picked up a copy of the new Digital Directions on the exhibit hall floor.

There’s a lot to see and do here over the next few days, and I’ll be sure to keep everyone updated, so stay tuned for more from this year’s FETC conference.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Digital Education blog.