Tag Archives: San Antonio

The last sessions

You’re ecstatic when your conference session proposal is accepted. And then you learn that you have a Sunday morning time slot, in competition with early departures, church services, hotel brunches, and last-minute sightseeing or souvenir-gathering. You predict 2-3 participants at … Continue reading

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At a session this morning, when the presenters described the agenda it was not exactly what was described in the program. I was already familiar with the topic, so I slipped out. Since other sessions had already started, I decided … Continue reading

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Scientists Talk

“It’s IMPOSSIBLE not to love science!” That’s what Dr. Rui Vogt Aives de Cruz told a group of several hundred science teachers Thursday at NSTA’s National Conference on Science Education. He and four other representatives from some of America’s top … Continue reading

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A great day from start to finish

It’s understandable that conference-goers are tired at the end of the day. The Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center is huge, and fortunately the schedulers built in some time to trek from one session to another. With the gorgeous weather, it’s … Continue reading

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From Elementary Ed to Inspiring Speakers

I started the morning with a visit to the Elementary Extravaganza. So much activity was going on. I overheard one attendee exclaim, “I didn’t know we had so many elementary teachers!” I’m not sure if he meant in Texas or … Continue reading

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Conference begins

Someone today asked me if I was enjoying the NSTA annual conference. What’s not to enjoy–a beautiful location (San Antonio), great weather (even though we’re inside most of the day), interesting sessions, and the company of 10,000+ colleagues! It’s an … Continue reading

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