Daily Archives: January 12, 2011

ISTEs Introduction to Inquiry-based Learning: Part 1

ISTEs Introduction to Inquiry-based Learning: Part 1

Neil Stephenson on Inquiry-based Learning Our school district has been very proactive in delivering multiple choice options for our professional development and I have been equally active in sharing these resources from our high school‘s Instructional Coach with you. Today I am pleased to share yet another initiative via our district’s subscription to ISTEs webinar

The Electric Company – Unlock the Power of Words

Note: The IDEAL site for Arizona’s educators hosts Verizon Thinkfinity in the Curriculum Resources menu. Verizon Thinkfinity partners with The Electric Company® to connect with today’s kids, parents and educators.  The Electric Company is an Emmy® Award-winning multi-media literacy experience designed to bridge the literacy gap among 6-to-9-year old struggling readers. Jump into The Electric

Snow Day Reading

Well it is snowing outside. It has been for over 16 hours, very hard. While the rest of Connecticut is grabbing its shovels to start digging out, we in the northeast corner wait for the storm’s  the last bands of heavy snow to finish dumping and head up the Mass Pike.  Good luck my northern

DEN SCIcon 2011

January 22 is almost here! We’re gearing up for the 2nd annual DEN SCIcon and hope you’ll join us either virtually or in one of the in-person events planned across the country. DEN SCIcon focuses on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their science classes through the meaningful and effective

First There Were Books

Years before you sat with a laptop on your lap, you probably sat cuddled on your parents lap listening to or reading a good book. Which books do you remember?  Which books have you shared with your own children or students?   Which books have influenced your thinking?  The answers to these questions point you