Monthly Archives: December 2011

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 12/30/2011

Wildlife & Nature Videos | Clips | Photos | Programmes – itvWILD Tags: animals, wildlife, itvwild iPads and the Embarrassment Factor – ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education “News that all the graduate students in my Future of Media seminar would receive iPads for the semester generated a flurry of excitement. Then something odd

The Power of a Hashtag

I have been mulling over this post for a little over a month.   When I became a DEN LC blog member I had so many ideas that I wanted to share, write about, and post.  However, the reality of this year set in.  Changing schools, changing classes, and just change in general made everything

Splashtop App Opens a Whole New World for me on my iPad

It’s winter break, and I’m so happy to finally have time to play a bit with my iPad. I was scanning through some tweets from the top educators that I follow on Twitter, and I came across a recommendation from Vicki Davis for the Splashtop app that allows you to connect remotely to your computer or laptop

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 12/29/2011

From Differentiated Instruction to Differentiated Assessment « The Whole Child Blog « Whole Child Education Tags: assessment, differentiation, differentiatedinstruction, education, ASCD, wholechild Posted from Diigo. The rest of Discovery Educator Network group favorite links are here.

Discovery and Tagxedo

So here is a little fun using Discovery Encyclopedia articles and the wonderful word cloud creator Tagxedo. Step 1: Find a resource from DE and encyclopedia Step 2: Copy and paste part of the article into Tagxedo Step 3: Choose a shape and edit the words Step 4: Choose the colors and share ________________________________________________________________________ Citation

Reflecting on the Best Book I read in 2011 – That Used To Be Us

That Used To Be Us: How America Fell Behind In The World It Invented and How We Can Come Back by Thomas L. Frieman and Michael Mandelbaum (2011) was the book that made the biggest impression on me this year. I see this book to be an honest analysis of the America we are living