Monthly Archives: January 2010

"Managing Life" and Educon 2.2

"Managing Life" and Educon 2.2

I was extremely disappointed that I didn’t get to make the trek out to Philly this past weekend for Educon2.2. I missed out on the conversations & connections face to face, but was able to catch a few sessions virtually. One of the sessions I attended was called Managing Life and Personal Learning Environments in

Welcome Our Newest STAR!

The DEN Leadership Council for Kansas want to welcome Kay Tibbs as our newest DEN STAR! A list of new STAR educators and the latest news in the DEN, such as information about STEM Academy, upcoming webinars and so much more can be found on the DE Weekly Update. View it HERE. Or, you can

Change Agent Field Guide

EduCon took place this weekend in Philly. While I didn’t catch as much as last year, I have been impressed with the Tweets. I have been wanting to attend this event, because it more than the tools. It is about the big ideas that will move school into the 21st century.  I consider myself a

Christian Long and The Alice Project: Falling Down the Virtual Rabbit Hole

Christian Long believes that we are architects of the future and questions what does great teaching and learning look like? To demonstrate his point, he brought students Benedikt Kroll and Michael Nathman who experienced self teaching and learning through an interesting project: Falling Down the “Alice Project” Rabbit Hole as together students inverted traditional high

Marilyn Perez: Educating ALL Students

Chris Lehmann opened Saturday’s Sessions at EduCon, a volunteer conference organized around late night meetings, Skype, Twitter and some really dedicated people. Diana Laufenberg, Marci Hall, Zach Chase, Tim Best, Brad Lattimer, Stephanie Dunda, Doug Herman, Matt Baird, Ann Marie Sweeney and parents working registration were among Lehmann’s shout outs for making the logistics of

TN DEN LC Diigo (weekly)

DAWCL Introduction Tags: books, children, reading, Lit K-12 Student Center – UEN Tags: Resources, interactive, k12, technology, lessonplans, curriculum, education Capzles Combine your videos, photos, blogs and mp3s into rich, multimedia storylines. Capture your memories. Tell your stories. Travel through time. Tags: 2.0, Images=Photos, Presentations, Video, Audio, Slide-Show, Social-Studies, IDT7052 – By Clif Mims Learning

"Brace for Impact…"

On January 15, 2009, US Air Captain Chelsey Sullenberger’s famous call to “brace for impact” that he made to the passengers before landing the crippled Airbus A320 in Hudson River made him an instant hero. He intentionally landed the plane near operating boats to increase their chance of rescue. All 155 passengers survived. However “his story