Do you write like Edgar Allen Poe? How about William Shakespeare or even Sojourner Truth? Have you ever wanted to have your writing analyzed to determine who you compare with among the greats? Honestly, I do not write like any of them. However, according to “I Write Like“, I do write like Cory Doctorow. This
This week’s results are in. DEN STARs are really working to keep their STAR status in shape! Based on the latest stats for DEN Spring Training 2011, here’s our leader board. Don’t worry if you’re not on the list! There’s still time. DEN Spring Training ends May 13. Hit A SINGLE Each of these is
Enjoy the DEN Weekly Update for April 22, 2011.
The Discovery Educator Network’s pre-ISTE event, celebrating the DEN’s sixth birthday, will take place on Saturday, June 25 at the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, PA. This professional development and networking event for DEN members from across the country will feature presentations from our DEN Gurus, DEN team members including the one and only Steve
The DEN Virtual Conferences are among my favorite activities of the year. Of course you may participate on your own at home, but the camaraderie among the attending group has encouraged new friendships, mentoring, and the blossoming of new shared ideas from audience members. You are encouraged to attend with the groups below where food
I can still hear my 4th Grade teacher, Miss O’Malley say, “You need to say what you mean, then write it.” What’s interesting is I just did that. I’m writing (actually speaking) these words you’re reading, on the iPad … using Dragon Dictation. So now, more than ever, it still helps to say what you
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
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.
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
Did you enjoy the New York Stock Exchange virtual field trip earlier this week? More than 1600 classrooms did too! It was a phenomenal experience to be a part of, but it doesn’t have to end there. NYSE Euronext is pleased to offer competitive scholarships to deserving educators that will enable them to attend the