Daily Archives: November 9, 2009

Steve Dembo visit Verona

Steve Dembo visit Verona

On November 2, 2009 approximately 600 Verona Area School District staff and administrators had an amazing “Day of Discovery”.  Steve Dembo, from Discovery Education, was the featured keynote speaker for three outstanding presentations. He started out the day with a thought-provoking session in the morning called “Learning to Speak Native: How education is being transformed

Awash in Acronyms

It seems that every time we turn around there are new acronyms that have joined the education jargon.  Maybe I’m wrong, but Connecticut seems to have more than its share.  Here are a few that are popular these days.  They’re arranged in alphabetical order, not by the order of the number of times you’ll hear

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 11/09/2009

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CCSU Veterans History Project

Sunday’s Hartford Courant had a timely story about the Veterans History Project at Central Connecticut State University. The article highlighted how the project provided one man with information that lead to a meeting with his late father’s shipmate. Check out the full article. The Veteran’s History Project has videos of interviews with veterans and other

Featured Leadership Council: Connecticut!

We are going to begin featuring a different leadership council every week and we’re kicking it off with our newest LC, Connecticut! The LC team is chaired by Joe Fromme, an education technology specialist for the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) in Hartford, CT.  He recently attended the Discovery Education Network National Science Institute, where

Meet the Connecticut Leadership Council

Joe Fromme- Chair Joe currently serves as an education technology specialist for the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) in Hartford, CT.  CREC is one of six regional education service centers in the state, which serves thirty-five public school districts in and around Hartford.  Joe works extensively with school teachers and administrators, assisting them in the

Upcoming Webinars for November

Upcoming Webinars for the month of November: Becoming a Storm Ready School Webinar Monday, November 16 at 4 PM ET Learn how your school or district can easily become certified as StormReady. Guest speaker Angelia Enyedi from NOAA’s National Weather Service will walk educators and district administrators through the simple process as well as the