Daily Archives: April 18, 2011



Usually when someone raves about a book, it’s about plot, or character development, or imagery. It’s rarely about ease of download or file transfer.  But today (actually no one’s really sure when) Apple changed something and now getting iBooks into your iPad is easier than using a library card.    And this is great news

Peter Reynold’s Speech at ASCD conference

I had the honor and pleasure to spend some time at his company Fablevision this past summer while attending the DEN’s LC Symposium. They were great to host us for a couple of hours there. Here is his talk at this year’s ASCD Conference.

What forms of leadership might lead to dramatic improvements in student learning through effective uses of technologies?

The Leadership Styles of: Telling, Forcing, Participating and Transforming Below you will find a table that looks at a comparison of four general strategies that a leader may employ. Truthfully not all leaders can effectively lead from all four strategies.  Some are ‘tellers’, others are ‘participatory’, others are really into the authority of ‘force’ and

What else is there to do on April 30th?

  Do I want to: Build a playground at Propel East in Turtle Creek, PA?  Participate in a community cleanup in Braddock, PA? Participate in the 2011 DEN Virtual Conference in-person event at Propel Braddock Hills? Participate in Urban Dare in downtown Pittsburgh? Of course I have a decision or two to make.   I will