Archives for April 9, 2012

  1. Excited About the Upcoming Social Learning Summit on April 21, 2012

    Of all my personal learning network resources, I am most passionate about the Discovery Education Network (DEN) and Classroom 2.0. Now these two wonderful professional development platforms have partnered and are sponsoring the Social Learning Summit on Saturday, April 21. The conference theme is the use of social media and web 2.0 in teaching and […]

  2. One Day Without Shoes!

    On Tuesday, April 10th Discovery Communications is going shoeless in order to spread awareness of the impact of shoes on a child’s life. Sponsored by TOMS shoes, a company that manufactures and sells lightweight shoes, this simple act will allow people to be aware of the fact that without proper footwear, children can be exposed […]

  3. Western PA Day of Discovery!

    On March 31, 2012, Discovery Education hosted a Day of Discovery at the Seneca Valley Middle School to a host of enthusiastic teachers and administrators. Going into the event, you could feel the electricity and Matt Monjan wasted no time in delivering an engaging key note that was enthusiastically received by all that attended. I […]

  4. Matt’s Tips and Tricks – 4-9

    This week we’ll showcase our six-word story finalists.  We’ll also explore two fantastic and free websites, Scratch and Popplet as well as a great app for exploring educational sites. And, of course, we’ll highlight this week’s webinars.   Open publication – Free publishing – More den

  5. Are schools becoming more engaging as a result of the advancing technologies?

    Over 4 years ago this short video first appeared.  I saw it during that first year and I am showing it now, some four years later with a few questions. Has much changed for school aged learners?  Are there more opportunities for ‘engagement’ with each other by way of technology? Is it common throughout the […]

  6. NC Reading Association’s Digital Photo Gallery


    What Literacy Looks Like Today . . . The North Carolina Reading Association’s Digital Photo Gallery   The face of literacy is changing, and it’s time to pause and take a snapshot of what that face looks like so far in the 21st century. The North Carolina Reading Association is creating an online photo gallery […]