Archive of My Professional Life
by Eileen Backofen

Technology Still Counts, but it's time to move these links to an archive.
Technology Marches On.

I'm proud of what my colleagues and I accomplished in Instructional Technology from 1984 - 2007.
We progressed from the Apple IIe with 64K to powerful hand held computers connected to the world.

I'll save these pages, as they appeared at my retirement in June 2007, as a memory.

Distance Learning Courses
Facilitated: (PBS, ETLO)
Using Technology in the Social Studies Classroom
Count on It! Number Sense for Grades K-5
Building Critical Thinking Skills for Online Research
Using Real Data in the Math Classroom
Designing a Virtual Field Trip
Creating Units to Support Differing Learning Styles
Teaching with WebQuests for Grades K-12

Distance Learning Proposal
"Information Technology
in a Global Society"

VATFACS Conference 2007
July 29 - Aug 1
Virginia Beach

"Take Your Class
on a Virtual Field Trip

My Philosophy of IT

My Resume

George Mason High School
Falls Church, Virginia

Technology in the Classroom
Intro and Background

My Technology Programs
Intro and Background

Lasso Online (2001-2007)
"News As It Happens"
Replaced the traditional student newspaper
It was the first of its kind in Virginia
Now online school news is the norm
Some links may be broken and graphics
missing since it has been 10 years since
the retirement of Michael Hoover and mysel

GMHS Powerpoint 2002
The occasion of this presentation
is now a distant memory