Monday, November 24, 2014

Important Recall Notice

It has come to our attention that the power banks that were distributed to all attendees at the 2014 Conference may be subject to a recall. 

Please go to the following site for more information. 

Christine Hunt and Donna Murray
NCTIES Co-Presidents

Monday, February 24, 2014

More Over Flow Hotels

DoubleTree Brownstone – had a nearly total renovation in 2012
NOT on the R Line but edge of NCSU campus.
$129 rate which includes parking and internet
NCTIES Room link: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University
Manager Brian Brooks says call in to get NCTIES deal

1707 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27605
NOT on R Line – about 2 miles
West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
Phone: 919.828.0811
Toll-Free: 800.331.7919

Best Western Plus in Cary North Carolina
We are happy to provide a 15% discounted exclusive rate of $75.99, plus tax
Ginger Buchanan - Director of Sales
1722 Walnut Street Cary, NC 27511
Office: 919-277-9031
Hotel: 919-481-1200

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites near NC State University
We can offer courtesy block of 10 rooms for arrival on March 4th through March 7th at a rate of $109.99.
Milton Hamilton - General Manager
3741 Thistledown Drive Raleigh, NC
Hotel: 919-854-0001

Thursday, February 20, 2014

EdGeekCast NCTIES Preview Show

Join the EdGeeks as we get ready for #NCTIES14 – the North Carolina Technology in Education Society’s annual conference in Raleigh, North Carolina.   We’ll be talking tech, conference prep and eduawesome with special guests, and NCTIES featured speakers, Kevin Honeycutt, Ginger Lewman and more!

As always, we’ll be geeking out over the ways we’re seeing tech used with and by kids and we’ll be sure to share at least one new tool for you to add to your utility belt.
So… pop the popcorn, poor the cheerwine and sit back for another episode of the webshow by, for and about geeks who teach!


Wednesday, February 19, 2014

iOS Conference App is Live

The Apple iOS version of the NCTIES14 Conference app is now live.  The Android and Mobile Web versions are coming soon.

Username: Email address used for registration
Password: ncties

You can get more information about the app, including some FAQ and known issues at:

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

NCTIES 2014 App

NCTIES will once again being using Quickmobile to publish an app for the 2014 conference.  The app will be available on iPhone, iPad, and Android phones and tablets.  There will also be a mobile website for other devices including Chromebooks.  This year the app will sync across devices.  User IDs and passwords will be emailed out when the app is ready.  Updates and the latest news will be posted at

Below you will find some mockups of the app.

Monday, December 23, 2013

Meet Tammy Worcester Tang

Tammy Worcester Tang has over twenty-five years of educational experience. She began her career in the classroom, teaching nearly every grade from kindergarten through middle school. Currently, Tammy works for ESSDACK, an educational service center in Kansas, as an Instructional Technology Specialist, providing staff development and training in the area of technology integration. Tammy is extremely innovative and resourceful and specializes in finding unique and creative ways to use traditional computer tools in the classroom. Her website, “Tammy’s Technology Tips for Teachers” ( is a popular online resource for teachers around the world. Tammy is also the author of nearly a dozen best-selling technology resource books that are published and marketed nationally.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Meet David Warlick

David Warlick is a 35 year educator.  He has been a classroom teacher, district administrator and staff consultant with the North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction. For the past fifteen years, Mr. Warlick has operated The Landmark Project, a consulting and innovations firm in Raleigh, North Carolina.

David’s attribution web site, Citation Machine, serves nearly a million page views a day and his classroom blogging service has served more than a quarter of a million teachers and students.

Mr. Warlick is the author of four books about instructional technology and contemporary literacy and has spoken to audiences throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and South America.  He was recently named one of the ten most influential people in educational technology by Technology & Learning Magazine.

What makes David Warlick a highly effective and sought-after speaker is that, at heart, he is a teacher with a contagious passion and enthusiasm for helping people discover a brand new world of teaching and learning.