Daily Archives: July 3, 2008

NECC is Over…Long Live NECC!

NECC is Over…Long Live NECC!

Teryl Magee and I had a fantastic time at NECC 2008.  We met a lot of people we have been sharing online with over the past year or more.  We also got to catch up with several of our DEN Member friends from around the country as well.  Oh yeah, there were some sessions going

Roping the DEN at NECC2008

This post is a few days late. The wireless access at NECC were frustrating and I was having a hard time uploading my photos. I know that the video probably makes it look like we were just “horsing around” all day . . . But, seriously, we engaged in some awesome networking with fellow STAR

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

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

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

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

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

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