Daily Archives: June 11, 2010

TRAILS – Tool for Real Time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills

TRAILS – Tool for Real Time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills

Looking for a simple way to assess whether your students are acquiring the information literacy skills and strategies they need to survive and thrive in the 21st Century?  TRAILS may be one answer.  TRAILS is a project of Kent State University Libraries and it is available free of charge, which is music to everyone’s ears. 

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 06/11/2010

Figure This! Math Challenges for Families – Table of Contents Go to the Challenge Index for a list of all of the challenges as well as a printable sheet of problems. Tags: math, mathematics, interactive, problemsolving, maths, students – By Fred Delventhal FreeRice Tags: vocabulary, game – By Robin Talkowski Rethinking Schools Online Tags: education,

One Last Introduction from Connor and Lily

Hello hello! We’re back again with some inside information about another exciting member of the DE staff! Meet Todd Zander, Vice President of Digital Distribution, located in our New York City office. Born: Suburban Massachusetts College: Lafayette College Major: International Affairs Pet Peeve: Long voicemails Loves: Sushi Dreams of Going: to Australia Todd’s favorite professor

Mini-Geek Fest – Monday, June 14 @ 8:00pm

If you’re interested and available, join other AZ teachers for a  Mini-Geek Fest on Monday evening, June 14 at 8:00pm AZ time. Some great sites/links will be shared. 🙂 Anyone is welcome so feel free to share it with any of your teachers or colleagues. Get more information and register via: http://www.aztea.org/content/mini-geek-fest-monthly-online-conversation-0

Interesting Web Find

As the school year draws to a close, I find myself beginning to have a few spare moments to look at some of the websites that I accumulated over the course of the year that I haven’t looked at.  One of those sites is http://www.fillanypdf.com.  This site allows you to upload any PDF form to