Daily Archives: June 6, 2010


Winding Down

Well, we have reached June and for many, it is a very hectic time of year.  Last minute lessons, working around field trips, special assemblies, and warm weather all make it difficult for students (and teachers) to stay focused.  It is my hope that as we enter the final weeks of this school year, each


A Leader for All Seasons: Meg Griffin

Whether her fourth grade class is participating in a Discovery webinar, or she is presenting at the DEN PreCon @PETE&C and PETE&C 2010 (or elsewhere), or attending a gala Discovery NY premiere (to the right of Captain Sullenberger), or adding to her professional profile her work and that of her students, or in her free


Preparing for Summer

As summer approaches, it’s time to pack up your room or office until the next school year. But make things easier on yourself by being prepared! Does any of this sound familiar? “Now where did I put those whiteboard markers?” “Password…password…maybe it’s this one?” “What was the name of that website with that cool activity


MashUps in Denver + MovieMaker ChromaKey

Want your projects to go to the national tech conference? At ISTE 2010 (the conference formerly known as NECC), I’m doing a presentation but the most mediamaking-fun will be the Web 2.0 videos+original videos+curriculum mashups.  Basically, it’s creating content on Web 2.0 sites, like Gizmoz, Blabberize, Wordle, etc., then video-screen capturing it, and editing it