Daily Archives: January 23, 2009

The Secret Life of the Brain

The Secret Life of the Brain

As someone who really enjoyed Brain Rules, I can’t believe I missed the PBS mini-series, The Secret Life of the Brain. Here is the series description: THE SECRET LIFE OF THE BRAIN, a David Grubin Production, reveals the fascinating processes involved in brain development across a lifetime. The five-part series informs viewers of exciting new

FETC: Opening Keynote and More

Thursday was the first full day for FETC. It was a very weird feeling. The sessions started before the opening keynote. I was still trying to get a grasp on that. It’s all well though. Began the day with Hall’s Featured Session titled “Thinking Big as the World Gets Small”. I of course asked his


 Middle School Students Can Enter for the Chance to Win $50,000 in U.S. Savings Bonds Do you know a middle school student who is eager to explore the wonders of science?  Discovery Education and 3M announce a call for entries in the 2009 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (YSC), the nation’s premier science competition

DEN FETC PreCon 2009

I’ve had to explain it a few times and without going into too much detail, it’s been a rough couple of months with some family issues since my last post for Florida. For that I do apologize. It looks like the rough part is behind us and it’s time to move on. With the new

DEN Diigo Group Bookmarks 01/23/2009

Scholar Tags: web2.0, teaching, education, socialsoftware, scholar, learning, web_2.0, technology, social_networking, classroom, aggregators Visual Understanding Environment Tags: mindmap, visualization, software, presentation, visual, mindmapping, elearning, ontology, education, technology Kids’ Vid: Scripting Your Movie Tags: storyboard, video, education, technology, web_2.0, digital_storytelling XMind – Social Brainstorming and Mind Mapping Tags: mindmap, software, opensource, mindmapping, tools, xmind, java, download,


Even if you’re not old enough to remember John Denver singing “Calypso,”  that single surname in my title probably conjures up an image of the oceans along with awareness and sensitivity to their ecosystems. So I wasn’t very sure who I was going to encounter this morning when I helped Steve Dembo ustream Philippe (petit-fils*