Daily Archives: January 23, 2011

Leadership Matters

Leadership that supports and encourages – 1) strong connections and relationships between teachers and students, plus 2) up to date, engaging instruction and learning opportunities – is the leadership needed today! One concerned and connected adult can make an enormous difference in the life of a student.  A building of concerned adults connected to all

Technology to the Rescue while I’m out for jury duty

TECHNOLOGY TO THE RESCUE! By David Andrade http://educationaltechnologyguy.blogspot.com/ I’ve been selected to serve on a jury here in Connecticut. The case is only supposed to run for about 5 days, so I won’t be out of the classroom that long. However, I don’t like missing school for any reason. So, I’m very thankful for the

Texas teachers participate in first-ever Talking Points Conference

January 22 was the day the Discovery Education team conducted the 2nd annual SciCon, a virtual science conference. One school in Texas became the site of a mini-conference on that day, called the Talking Points Conference. With one room dedicated to streaming the DEN SciCon, the conference offered two additional breakout sessions each hour, with