Daily Archives: January 18, 2007

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Media Marches: LA to NY

Media Marches: LA to NY

In Los Angeles in a series of meetings over the last two weeks, more than 500 administrators and support staff from Los Angeles Unified "mini-District" 4 watched student content created with media tools.  I blogged a longer post at the main blog but I thought the media-savvy would enjoy seeing one of my favorite videos

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I think therefore I am

If Descartes were alive today, and teaching in our school system, he might have been impressed with ThinkLink Assessment, a new tool from Discovery Education. ThinkLink Learning is a revolutionary formative assessment product that helps teachers improve student learning and predicts how students will perform on high-stake tests.  Its model for measuring student progress toward

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DEN Work at Los Angeles Unified

What are these 240 administrators from the second largest district in the country gathered to watch?  Media made by teachers and students!  These assistant principals from District 4, an internal district in Los Angeles Unified, gave a warm response to the presentation "Media to Make Minds Work".   They watched movies made from stills, "mash-ups" from

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Nasa Mars Airplane Webinar

Thanks to everyone who participated in Tuesday’s webinar with our special guest Joel Levine from NASA.  As a lifelong space geek, I was enthralled by the discussion – it’s unbelievable to me that we now have the capability – and a plan! – to send an airplane to Mars, and I loved learning more about

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DEN Pre-Conference Event at PETE&C

Sunday, February 11, 20079 am to 4 pmTrinidad RoomHershey Lodge and Convention Center This year’s pre-conference event at PETE&C is shaping up to be even better than last year.  The basic agenda looks like this… ScheduleWelcome (9:00-9:10)Opening (9:10-10:10)Session A (10:20-11:10) Session B (11:20-12:10)Lunch (12:15-1:00)Session C (1:10-2:00)Session D (2:10-3:00)Closing (3:10-4:00) Will Richardson will open the day

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DEN Pre-Conference Event at PETE&C

Sunday, February 11, 20079 am to 4 pmTrinidad RoomHershey Lodge and Convention Center This year’s pre-conference event at PETE&C is shaping up to be even better than last year.  The basic agenda looks like this… ScheduleWelcome (9:00-9:10)Opening (9:10-10:10)Session A (10:20-11:10) Session B (11:20-12:10)Lunch (12:15-1:00)Session C (1:10-2:00)Session D (2:10-3:00)Closing (3:10-4:00) Will Richardson will open the day

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