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This podcast was a presentation by Dyane Smokorowski at the MACE Conference in Manhattan, Kansas, on March 3, 2011. Dyane was the 2011 spotlight speaker at the conference, and the title of this session was, “21st Century Classrooms: What does it take to Start?” Dyane’s bio in the conference program was: Dyane Smokorowski is currently an 8th grade Language Arts Teacher and Technology Trainer for USD 385 Andover Public Schools in south central Kansas. As a current Intel® Teach Senior Trainer, Dyane has helped lead her district, along with many others across the country, into opening new avenues of technology integration, staff development, and project based learning. Her expertise focuses on designing Internet based projects for students, locating Internet resources that enrich classroom instruction, and global collaborative projects. Identified as 2009 NSBA 20 to Watch Educator, Dyane has presented at multiple NSBA T+L and NECC conferences along with several Kansas State Technology and Professional Development Symposiums. [end of bio] Follow Dyane on Twitter @Mrs_Smoke. Some of the resources shared by Dyane in this session are linked from tinyurl.com/macesmoke.