Archives for December 7, 2011

  1. Oh the Weather Outside is Frightful…..

    Well, maybe not frightful, but rain is falling outside my window and according to the news report it is likely to turn to snow flurries by morning.  How do we turn news reports into learning opportunities?  Siemens Science Day: Learning By Doing makes it easy with this month’s activity theme “Weather You Like It Or […]

  2. Quick Update from SLATE 2011

    Thanks to DEN STAR/GURU Rita Mortenson for sharing this information from the conference…. I am here at the 2011 SLATE Conference (School Leaders Advancing Technology in Education) and I was fortunate to attend an amazing Discovery Techbook Presentation by Laura Lamb, from Discovery. The long awaited Science Techbook for Wisconsin was just released for grades […]

  3. It’s a Balancing Act

    For many of you it’s been 3 months since you have returned to school. The leaves have changed, the temperatures have dropped, precipitation in different forms has started to fall, students have completed several chapters of study, and countless papers have been reviewed and graded.  How are your energy levels? I took a nice hike […]