Daily Archives: July 13, 2012

Indiana DE ScienceTechbook conference

Indiana DE ScienceTechbook conference

DE: So much more than just a conference and so much more than a Digital Text… 32 teachers from across the nation came together at the University of Indianapolis to dig into the layers of the DE science techbook, realizing what we are really involved in is extending beyond the techbook! The DE Science Techbook

DENVisory Board and Virtual DENSI Live

For those of us who cannot make it to DENSI 2012 will have an opportunity to attend virtually via the DEN Blog. Here is a link to the Virtual DENSI Live agenda. Don’t forget to vote for your representative of choice for the DENVisory Board. The nominations are in, and I, Monique Liles, along with

Help ME Help YOU!

If you have seen Jerry Maguire you can appreciate the title of this post. At a pivotal point in the movie, Jerry Maguire (played by Tom Cruise) begs his pro football client (played by Cuba Gooding, Jr.) to “help me help you!” As entertaining as it might be, I’m not going to follow you into

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 07/13/2012

Splash Page | Zimmer Twins Via http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/07/10-ways-to-create-videos-without.html Tags: animation, storytelling, education, elementary, students – By Fred Delventhal The 10 Most Important Educational YouTube Channels for Teachers Tags: no_tag VitaminCM.com – How to Create an Interactive YouTube Video Tutorial on how to create interactive links within a YouTube video.  Tags: howto, interactivelinks, youtube, video, tutorial – By

How Hard Is it To Leave a Comment?

If you’ve ever started a blog or posted something to facebook, you no doubt understand the feeling when someone responds or leaves a comment. I often tell the story of the first person to ever comment on my blog over 7 years ago. His name was Casey Hales and he’s a special educator from Texas.

Leading in Complex Times Requires Adaptation

Ron Heifetz, Alexander Grashow, and Marty Linsky in their book The Practice of Adaptive Leadership: Tools and Tactics for Changing Your Organization and the World (2009, Harvard Business Press) write about adaptive leadership.  Their definition: Adaptive leadership is the practice of mobilizing people to tackle tough challenges and thrive (page 14) sounds like the kind of