I saw over 30% of attendees on their laptops in the one session I attended that did have WiFi access. The teachers are using these tools more and more and I think that NCTE needs to support them. I, for one, would happily check a box on my conference registration that added an additional fee (up to $30) for access during the convention next year. At least then I could ask my school to cover part of it. That isn’t anywhere near the $13/day you wrote about, but the economies of scale might make a smaller fee possible.
As a bigger question, how do you make sure everything you learned at the conference doesn’t fade from your daily practice over the next few months until CLAS?
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