If you missed the Don Tapscott webinar last week, here’s your chance to see it! You’ll definitely want to give it a view, because we have a very special offer for you that we’ll be announcing on Monday. Enjoy the archive and check back in to see what else we have cooking. The world needs
If you don’t already know about the 2010 Reform Symposium which begins tonight and runs through Sunday then please do yourself a favor and check out their website. A detailed schedule of events can be found by clicking on ‘Schedule’ along the top menu. I hope you’ll stop in for Kevin Jarrett’s presentation, ‘Second Life
Here’s the next installment of Things I Think You Should Read. Check out this cool book trailer website. Some of the trailers are made by the media specialist, some are made by students. Excellent stuff. The audience is mainly upper elementary and middle school. Doug Johnson thinks we should let kids use the internet for non-school purposes. I
I’ve re-visited a few great sites (not necessarily new) this summer. I guess I just didn’t have an occasion for which to use them, but WOW, once I got started, they were really useful to me. During the DE Symposium, we ran “groups” in the Edmodo.com site. It was very much like having a back
We are thrilled to be in Alabama for the Marshall County Summer Academy. This is a huge professional development event sponsored sponsored by the schools districts of Albertville, Arab, Boaz, Guntersville, and Marshall County and hosted by Arab City Schools. We are facilitating two sessions: 21st Century Learning: Researching in the Digital Age and Beginning
Promoting honesty, respect, teamwork, and healthy choices, Discovery Education and the United States Anti-Doping Agency have partnered again to announce the second year of the USADA True Sport Awards. The program encourages teachers, coaches, school administrators, and other youth program leaders to motivate young people to lead safe and healthy lifestyles, using the life lessons
Introducing our Louisiana Leadership Council. Take a few minutes to get to know a little about each of your new LC members.
David Livingstone Elementary, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Written by Rebecca Robins Rebecca Robins: Job: Resource Teacher working with students from grade 1 – 7. My caseload includes support the learning for ESL students, students with a variety of learning challenges including learning disabilities, those on the Autism Spectrum and gifted students. In addition to this
David Livingston Elementary School, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada by, Laurie Cassie Laurie Cassie: Job: Grade 6/7 teacher part time and has been the SMART Board mentor for the Vancouver School Board from 2008. Laurie has presented at over 50 Pro-D days around the province. She often speaks about how to make interactive SMART Board
Take the 30 day Web 2.0 challenge. I recently saw this resource developed by Rita Mortensen that lists great Web 2.0 resources. I love the format. It is attractive and easy to read. It also includes ways to use the resource and other similar sites. Check it out.