Daily Archives: October 25, 2011

I used to think and now

If we don’t understand how to make our public schools more centers of democratic culture, our way of life as a self-governing people is at risk

If we don’t understand how to make our public schools more centers of democratic culture, our way of life as a self-governing people is at risk

I Used To Think . . . And Now I Think . . .edited by Richard F. Elmore (2011) is a book that is causing me to ponder and reflect.  I like that.  It contains twenty essays from leading educators about things they used to think … and things they now think.  It is a

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Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 10/25/2011

Biological Animations Animations of biological processes  Tags: science, biology, animations, cells, interactive – By Dean Mantz Why We Celebrate School Successes When Education Seems to Be Going to Hell | Edutopia How we define success may vary — building 21st-century learning skills, closing the achievement gap, reinventing the learning process. But the tonic effect of

Tech or Treats' Shining Stars!

Tech or Treat: It was all about sharing Treats!

There were many treats, but no mean tricks to be had at last weekends “Discovery Education Virtual Conference, Tech or Treat”. After we listened to all of the incredible webinars provided by Discovery, we chose to have our own mini share session. Marie shared videos she created with students in a summer program. The school

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McKinney ISD Tech or Treat

Saturday turned out to be a wonderful day at the McKinney, TX Tech or Treat Virtual Conference. With more than 20 people gathering to listen to the great virtual speakers and the local speakers as well. We had quite a full line up of local speakers for the day including Kass Bates, Mary Carol Strother,

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25 Free Resources from Discovery Education

  This past weekend, the CT DEN LC sponsored the CT Day of Discovery. We held in-person sessions, along with having a room set up to participate in the Fall Virtual Conference. I presented a session on 25 Free Resources from Discovery Education. Here is the list and links to the sites. Please share it

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