Monthly Archives: December 2010

What is the purpose of your public school?

What is the purpose of your public school?

Does your district have a shared vision: For high outcomes for all students? For the role of technology in the educational process? For the learning rights of each and every student you serve? Margaret J. Wheatley in her book, Finding Our Way: Leadership For an Uncertain Time, 2005 Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. on pages 103 &

DEN Pre-FETC Event

STAR Discovery Educators from all over the globe are invited to kick off 2011 with the DEN at our pre-FETC extravaganza on Tuesday, February 1, 2011.  The day will feature special presentations from Hall Davidson, Steve Dembo and Kathy Schrock.  As always, we’ll have plenty of time for sharing and networking as well.  Tuesday, February 1,

DEN SCIcon 2011 Online Conference

DEN SCIcon 2011 is an online conference (with a twist) focused on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their science classes through the meaningful and effective integration of digital media content. This year’s SCIcon will have a special presentation from Reed Timmer Extreme Meteorologist and TVN Team Leader for Discovery

Delicious is Officially Dead

Please see Wes Fryers’ post Delicious Social Bookmarks Going Away –What Shall We Do? Reposted from Cool Cat Vicki Davis Now, Delicious is officially dying as yahoo pulls the plug for good. The good news is that you can go into Diigo and import your delicious bookmarks. You can also have it save to delicious

Social Bookmarking Update

Yesterday, rumors hit the internet that Yahoo is going to be closing down the Delicious social bookmarking site. But don’t worry, fellow Delicious users, there are other great options out there for you. You don’t have to lose your bookmarks or your social network! First of all, you’ll want to back up your bookmarks in

Being aware, generous and supportive! This is not the ‘soft’ side of shared work – it is at the core of shared work!

Courage.  Encourage.  Two words, same origin.  Heart. You gotta have heart.  Miles and miles and miles of it.  There’s no bravery or boldness without heart.  There’s no spirit of support without heart.  There’s no sacrifice or soul without heart.  Nothing great ever gets done without heart.  You gotta have heart. And at the heart of