Archives for July 3, 2008

  1. Networking at NECC – part deux

    Well I finally got home at 3:30 this morning and crawled into bed. Even though I was exhausted, I couldn’t fall asleep because I was still energized from all of the new information that I learned, the connections that I made, and the many creative tech-integration strategies that educators shared with me while I was […]

  2. Happy Birthday DEN

    Star Discovery Members celebrated on Tuesday, July 1st in San Antonio at Rio Rio Cantina. We all celebrated the DEN’s 3rd Birthday. STAR Educators came from all across the country. It was good to see some old friends and to make some new ones. Enjoy the photos and yes the cake tasted as good at […]

  3. NECC 2008 Recap

    For those who couldn’t make it to San Antonio this year, here’s a brief recap of NECC 2008. ISTE President’s Address: Trina Davis Opening Keynote: James Surowiecki. Internet Safety Town Hall. Join this exciting discussion on Internet safety! Town Hall format includes Q&A plus keynote speaker Anastasia Goodstein, author of Totally Wired, and panel moderator […]

  4. Winners of the Linden Dollars

    Good Morning! Hanging for 3 hours at the S.A. airport — got ‘twittered’ that the security lines where unbelievably long so I headed out early.  And, what do you know?  I was through security in under 10 minutes!  Oh well, the wifi here is great (thanks San Antonio International Airport!) so I thought I’d get […]

  5. Intrepid Classroom: Punked-Out Learning

    I’ve become very interested lately in a project called the Intrepid Classroom: a self-proclaimed exercise in EduPunk.  In short, “communities creating and using inventive teaching and inventive learning for themselves without the aid of paid professionals. Education Everywhere.” Intrepid Classroom is a place where students of all ages from around the world can go to […]

  6. Grant & Funding Information

    Special Thanks to NJ DEN STAR, Stacy Kasse (who happens to be on her way to beautiful Hawaii today) for the following: “Grants for School Partnerships Around the World” The National Association of Independent Schools Challenge 20/20 Program provides an opportunity for schools to develop globally-based, experiential curricula and to build educational partnerships with schools […]

  7. Rejuvenate Your Science Classroom and Yourself

    Are you searching for the perfect way to have some fun while enhancing your career as a science educator? NSTA’s Conference on Science Education in Charlotte is the solution. Join us Oct. 30–Nov. 1, 2008, for an informative getaway. You will build your content knowledge, hear the latest in cutting-edge research, participate in hands-on workshops, and also […]

  8. NECC ’08 Day 3

      Started the day with Arnie Abrams’ Digital Storytelling for All Ages. A kindred soul when it comes to the scope of digital storytelling! Movie trailers, commercials, book reports…   Who Can Make a Video in 10 Minutes? You!  Went back for more with Rushton Hurley. I’ll be signing up for his newsletter after this […]