Archives for May 7, 2008

  1. It's a Wrap – STARS Shine Bright

    Hot off the press and fresh in my mind.  I’m sure I’ll be adding pictures over the next day or so to this post (I often rely on my LC members to add to my supply of pics) so check back. The evening kicked off with Peyton Merlin sharing Flickr Storm — which, as far […]

  2. ETV is at it again, folks!

    ETV will be hosting ANOTHER round of free workshops this summer! The dates for the workshops are July 29-31, and seats are still available if you register soon. Topics include StreamlineSC, Web 2.0, Blogging, Google Lit Trips, Movie Maker, SMART Board, Podcasting… it’s a really long list. Don’t believe me? Then check out sessions and […]

  3. More Appreciation for STARs from Our Friends at Animoto

    Another “thank you,” this time from our friends at Animoto… Since launching Animoto in August of 2007, we’ve heard countless stories about how useful Animoto has been as a tool for educators to use with students. While we never originally thought Animoto would be something that could be used in the classroom, we’ve been both […]

  4. RTI

    Hello Assessment Bloggers: I am knee-deep in RTI in Illinois.  I spoke to a friend of mine who is an assessment coordinator for a district in another state, and she said her state is basically saying, “Make me!”  They don’t intend to start dealing with the mandate until 2009-2010 when they are told they have […]

  5. heasulli's daily diigo bookmarks 05/07/2008

    Around the Web – Online grade-tracking programs are popular, but raise stress levels tags: edtech The New York Times reports that a profusion of online programs that can track a student’s daily progress is changing the nature of communication between parents and children, families, and teachers … and sometimes increases family tension. Citing studies showing […]

  6. Teachers Appreciate Teachers

    As you all have figured out, this week is Teacher Appreciation Week. I hope you’ve checked out the DEN National Blog for the freebies and discounts that can be found there. Maybe some of you heard about and took advantage of the free burrito from Chipotle yesterday. Hopefully, your administration has done something special for you […]

  7. Gentle Reminder – Stars Shine Bright

    Hope to see you this evening at 5 p.m. SLT (8 p.m. EST) for the STARS Shine Bright! Wednesday Workshop.  DEN STARS (Peyton Merlin, Faythe Fouroux, Thonalon Umarov  and Southern Georgia) will be sharing favorite tips, tricks, sites and more. Come learn from our STARS. As you know, ” we are our best resource” !  […]