Daily Archives: February 21, 2010

Teacher Leadership: The Ostrich Syndrome

Teacher Leadership: The Ostrich Syndrome

Head in the sand or stick your neck out? Those are often the choices that we, as teachers, face when offered leadership opportunities. Teacher Leadership is an integral part of leading and learning in our schools and classrooms. We often underestimate the power of influence that we possess as individuals, schools and larger groups when dealing

Top 10 Web 2.0 Tools: Beyond the Textbook

Guest Blogger Jen Brinson Top10Web20 on Prezi Web 2.0 – collaborative, interactive, create, communicate, read/write web, free-mium (site is free but you can pay for a site upgrade), web-based, plays well with others 1. Wallwisher: a new way to communicate *don’t need to log in to create or participate *http://wallwisher.com/wall/petecden *capture how people enjoy conference

FIZZ Man: Beyond the Textbook

Minutes away from Periods 3 & 4, almost like a science class double-period lab, but with the Fizz Man, Dr. Lodge McCammon, Specialist in Curriculum and Contemporary Media at The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. Lodge has developed a teaching and professional development process called FIZZ which encourages and models best practices in implementing user-generated

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 02/21/2010

sing? at Science (and more) to Music Tags: sciencemusic, fizz yourschool | Index Tags: fizz, digitalstorytelling Edge-you-kay-shun Tags: fizz, digitalstorytelling gulfnews : Adapting classrooms to the 21st century Tags: classrooms Official: FBI probing Pa. school webcam spy case – Yahoo! News Tags: school The FBI is investigating a Pennsylvania school district accused of secretly activating

Recess Time @ PETE&C PreCon

Everyone’s been hard at work all morning & now that lunch is over it’s time for a little recess 🙂 Some STAR DEN members are sharing a few of their favorite tools.  I decided to share Animoto for Education (http://animoto.com/education/getting_started) Here are the two videos I’m sharing.  The 1st video is a project my 2nd

Beyond the Textbook: Homework Gone Digital

We’re in Period 2 and the session I’m blogging is with my guidance counselor and Discovery Manager Matt Monjan. Homework Gone Digital ~ Creating Student Access will change the way you think about constructing homework that students will do gladly. In order to assign content, you need to build content in your Discovery Education account