Archives for June 6, 2010

  1. Helen Keller Day in Second Life ™

    Virtual Helping Hands is hosting Helen Keller Day in Second Life on June19th. “Named for a true innovator in accessibility, Helen Keller Day is a community-event that explores how and why to employ, educate, entertain, and engage everyone through virtual worlds.” If you would like to find out more (the wheres, the hows, the whats), […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. Challenge Based Videos

    In this time of global connectedness and emphasis on not just digital citizenship, but responsible, global citizenship in general, Challenge Based Learning would seem to go hand in hand with challenge based living. And I can’t think of a better tool to express and share solutions to those challenges than digital storytelling. I believe it […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]