Daily Archives: December 6, 2011

Students Prove They “Rock”

Students Prove They “Rock”

I saw something memorable on a Friday afternoon in between sessions at the National Association of Black School Educators (NABSE) Annual Conference. There I was lucky to be in the right place at the right time, and spent 15 minutes watching a student marching band that thrilled me with their excellence, organization, and leadership. I

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 12/06/2011

Sugata Mitra: The child-driven education | Video on TED.com Tags: education, ted, teaching, sugatamitra, child driven education A LIST OF SOME OF THE BEST FREE SCREENCASTING TOOLS TO RECORD YOUR SCREEN AND MAKE AWESOME TUTORIALS Tags: web_2.0 Posted from Diigo. The rest of Discovery Educator Network group favorite links are here.

Kepler-22b Confirmed to Have “Habitable Zone”

Kepler-22b is the first confirmed planet in the “habitable zone,” the area around a star where a planet could exist with liquid water on its surface, that has been discovered by NASA’s Kepler mission. The planet’s radius is about 2.4 times that of the Earth. It is located about 600 light years away. Its orbital

Using Technology to Organize Your Lessons and Resources

By David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy     Technology is a wonderful thing. I’ve been lucky in that my father, a chemist, and my mother, an elementary teacher, both realized that my siblings and I should be exposed to technology early on. I was using a TRS-80 computer in 7th grade (1986-87) and my parents bought us