Archives for November 13, 2011

  1. Collective Brain – Powering Up Conference

    What a fantastic district-level conference in Prince George’s County, MD yesterday! It was a beautiful fall day with football in the air, but over a 1,000 educators still spent the day learning from each other at the Powering Up conference. As promised, here is the revised version of our Collective Brain session. Thanks to everyone […]

  2. Picture Perfect! Event Wrap-Up

    This past Saturday, November 12, The Tennessee Leadership Council of the Discovery Educator Network hosted a day of photography training at the TN Aquarium in Chattanooga. 19 teachers attended and helped make this a phenomenal day. We met at the IMAX Theater (a hat tip to George Bartnik of the TN Aquarium for providing the […]

  3. Where does technology, as an instructional opportunity, fit into this picture?

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    America’s students are and will continue to be compared to students around the world.  In 2009 there were many surprises. Here is some of what Chest E. Finn had to say about the situation. Fifty-three years after Sputnik caused an earthquake in American education by giving us reason to believe that the Soviet Union had […]