Archives for June, 2009

  1. NECC '09.1

    I have to admit to myself (and you) that I just can’t put together cogent, well thought out blogposts when I’m caught up in the swirl of a conference like NECC. Keynotes, debates, concurrent sessions, poster sessions, chance encounters, vendor visits, old friends, new friends… I think I just need to serve things up as […]

  2. NECC ‘09.1

    I have to admit to myself (and you) that I just can’t put together cogent, well thought out blogposts when I’m caught up in the swirl of a conference like NECC. Keynotes, debates, concurrent sessions, poster sessions, chance encounters, vendor visits, old friends, new friends… I think I just need to serve things up as […]

  3. Big day for the DEN in SL

    Wednesday, July 1, is a big day for the DEN in SL! First, there will be a BYOL (Bring Your Own Laptop) session at NECC conducted by several team members from the DEN in SL Leadership Council. The session is completely full, but you can still participate in-world and show your support for educators in […]

  4. Common Craft Says It Visually

    Image via CrunchBase Can anyone keep up with Twitter? On a normal Twitter day, my PLN is always busy, but during NECC, well, the outage amps up and flies faster than double ground-strike lightning. From the folks at Common Craft collaborating with members of their Explainer Network, SayItVisually, comes a cool video, Skype Explained Visually. […]

  5. The NECC Debate

    Jump in and join the two backchannels live blogging of the NECC Debate, Oxford style with ISTE or Kristin Hokanson’s “Brick and Mortar Schools are Detrimental to Education.” Lively chats with incredible commentary. When the debate is finished, please take a moment to take our short poll. Are “bricks and mortar” detrimental to education?(survey software) […]

  6. Library 2.0 Smackdown

    PA DEN LC’s own Bridget Belardi presented Library Smackdown today at NECC. <a href=”http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php?option=com_mobile&task=viewaltcast&altcast_code=d70ac9aa32″ >Library Smackdown</a> Library 2.o Smackdown Resources.

  7. Little Mac Chromakey Detail

    I spent a great day in Flagler County, Florida, with some innovative, eager teachers.  Mostly Mac based, they are excited about bringing their students’ content creation skills into curriculum-based videos from DES and the free chromakey tools on the Mac, such as Photobooth and iMovie 9.  Both will let students put themselves into videos and […]

  8. Discovery Education Pre-Conference at NECC

    Thanks to our friends at mimio for outfitting our breakout presentation rooms with mimio systems and slates.  I’m psyched to be presenting with mimio’s interactive whiteboard system and Notebook application. We are gathering at Discovery’s headquarters in Silver Spring, MD, for a day of learning and networking.  Here are the takeaway resources for my breakout sessions. Power Up […]

  9. Den LC Day 2

    Day 2 of  Den Leadership Council Symposium Follow us here http://dmantz7.edublogs.org/cover-it-live/ Agenda for today: What is DEN? New Application Process Building an Event Regional teams Sharing Lunch (regional) 2DP at 1DP STAR Adventures Closing More information to follow!