Disclosure Policy

This policy is valid from 01 September 2013

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by Dan Callahan. For questions about this blog, please contact me.

This blog does not accept any form of cash advertising, sponsorship, or paid topic insertions. However, I will and do accept and keep free products, services, travel, event tickets, and other forms of compensation from companies and organizations.

The owner of this blog is not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owner’s. If I claim or appear to be an expert on a certain topic or product or service area, I will only endorse products or services that I believe, based on my expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.

The owner of this blog would like to disclose the following existing relationships. These are companies, organizations or individuals that may have a significant impact on the content of this blog. I am currently employed by:

  • Burlington Public Schools
  • Antioch University New England
  • Edutopia

I was previously employed as a teacher by:

  • Upper Darby School District
  • Rose Tree Media School District

I serve on the following corporate or non profit boards:

  • Edcamp Foundation

I have done or am contracted to do private consultation for financial compensation for the following organizations:

  • Archbishop Williams High School (2013)
  • Derby Academy (2013)
  • EdTechTeacher (2012)
  • RSU57 Waterboro, ME (2013)
  • SAU56 Somersworth School District (2011)
  • Waynflete School (2013)

I have done or am scheduled to receive financial compensation and/or free attendance to the following paid conferences:

  • ASCD Summer Conference 2011 (press)
  • Assistive Technology Industry Association Conference 2014 (moderator)
  • Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference 2012, 2013 (presenter)
  • Coalition of Essential Schools Fall Forum 2011 (unconference facilitator)
  • Google Apps for Education New England Summit 2012 (presenter)
  • International Society for Technology in Education Conference 2013 (presenter)
  • Intersection Event 2013 (guest)
  • LearnLaunch Conference 2012 (panelist)
  • Massachusetts School Library Association Annual Conference 2013 (presenter)
  • Massachusetts Teacher Association Summer Conference 2012, 2013 (presenter)
  • Massachusetts Teachers Association Unconference 2013 (organizer)
  • MassCUE 2011, 2012, 2013 (presenter)
  • Tech Forum Boston 2011, 2012, 2013 (presenter)

Thanks in part to my online presence, I have been provided with free access to the following apps and services for use with my students:

  • Symbaloo EDU

Thanks in part to my online presence, I have been provided with free access to the following apps and services for evaluative purposes:

  • Atlas by Collins
  • Barefoot World Atlas
  • DoInk
  • eBookMagic
  • Explain Everything
  • FluencyFinder
  • Free the Bee
  • Geography Drive USA
  • Middle School Confidential
  • Moe’s Notebook
  • Operation Math
  • Operation Math Code Squad
  • Rhyme-N-Time
  • School Writing
  • Simplex Spelling Phonics
  • StorySmith
  • Toonia Storymaker
  • Wonders of the Universe

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