Daily Archives: June 28, 2011

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Having a clear vision can support you and inspire others . . .

Having a clear vision can support you and inspire others . . .

Truly creative people use the gap between vision and current reality to generate energy for change. – Peter Senge I like Senge’s quote. I like it because it validates the need for ‘vision’.  Vision, to me is the key to the kind of change we need.  Those of us committed to dramatically improved outcomes know

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Fake “Facebook” Fundamentals!

Social media .. think about connecting with today’s students by using a medium they are well familiar with – social networks.  But rather than using an actual social media environment that may not be a) appropriate in your school, or b) something you want to take on, think about creating a fake “Facebook” page as

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Reminiscing with DEN Stars in Saskatoon

In May 2011, DEN Stars from Saskatchewan got together during the IT Summit in Saskatoon, SK. It was fabulous to have so many DEN stars show up from Chief Poundmaker and Prairie South. It didn’t take long for the  iPads and laptops to come out. Hall Davidson, the DEN’s Director of  Global Learning Initiatives, was

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Discovery Education SCIENCE TECHBOOK Making an Impact in Rapides Parish, LA.

Discovery Education SCIENCE TECHBOOK has been taken on throughout many school districts in many different parts of the country. The educators of Rapides Parish in Lousiana share their excitement. Read – 8 Rapides Parish elementary schools replacing science textbooks with interactive ‘techbooks”  by Karina Vailes (June 28, 2011) School backpacks are going to get a

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DEN ISTE Resources from Cynthia Brown

DEN ISTE Resources from Cynthia Brown linked in Patti Ruffing‘s post, Create Your PLE With SymbalooEDU. Resources from DEN’s Birthday Bash: Great Tool but no embeddable code yet. Be sure to check Dean Mantz‘s Cover It Live for more resources from the DEN. <p><p><p><a href=”http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=304cb7d924″ >Discovery Education PreCon ISTE 2011</a></p></p></p>

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