Daily Archives: March 25, 2012

Jannita Demian, English Language Learner Specialist

Ayuda! Pomoc! Tulong! Help! I’m an English Learner in a Digital Land

Ayuda! Pomoc! Tulong! Help! I’m an English Learner in a Digital Land

Jannita Demian, one of my BFF from CA, was 10 minutes into her presentation when I arrived to blog, but considering the 4 city-block walk from Hall Davidson’s presentation, you would understand the late arrival. Using DiscoveringSreaming videos for English Language Learners, Jannita reminded us that we can reuse the same video for scaffolding multiple

High Definition Hall Davidson

They’re Coming from the Cloud and They’re There to Help: The New Digital

Hall Davidson, Distinguished Lecturer and an amazing tech guru began his presentation by defining terms because they define us. Early “stuff” existed in itself, like floppy disks, CD Roms, flashdrives, a wired network but then progress. Now we can deliver that same information because we have more devices that move around, wirelessly. Wi-Fi and mobile

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Discovery and iPads

Saturday March 24th, educators from around the state learned ways to integrate Discovery and iPads into their instruction. Here are just some of the resources that were shared – Resource list. Thank you to Discovery for sponsoring this wonderful event full of learning, sharing, and collaborating. Stay tuned for an upcoming event in April!

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NCSSM Outreach

The North Carolina School of Science and Math offers excellent outreach in STEM areas for NC teachers through workshops, collaborative efforts and presentations. They are now offering free webinars too! Check out this excellent list of live and archived webinars to help you meet your classroom STEM and Common Core objectives. Here’s a description of

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Revitalize YOUR Classroom with Discovery Education Assessment

If you have ever felt overwhelmed as a classroom teacher, then this presentation will be exciting, dynamic, interactive–but best of all for you–a huge game changer. Jason Altman, DEN Account Manager and Assessment Specialist and Brad Weir, Discovery Assessment Manager will give you efficient and effective ways to develop time-saving differentiated instruction to benefit all

Meixsell & Hope

Teachers, Technology and the Common Core Transition: Hope & Meixsell

Shanika Hope and Susanne Meixsell opened with a guided imagery task: visualie a highly effective teacher, then ask yourself what you see, hear, what are the kids doing, and what is the teacher doing? Post to your stick notes and then report out. Some answers: students voices, conversations, student engagement, problem solving, kids are doing.

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