Archives for October 22, 2012

  1. Tune In Tuesday

    Please do not forget to join us Tuesday at 6:30pm EDT for our first session of our upcoming series: Implementing Inclusive Assessment & Student Evaluation Support Student Learning and Inform Your Teaching with Practical Ideas from Professional Educators Join us for an interactive strand of web-based conferences! These events will provide educators with an enriching opportunity focused on […]

  2. Romanian DEN VirtCon

    This past weekend, educators from around the world participated in the DEN Virtual Conference.  A free day professional development that included over 20 live presentations, now archived.  Attendees could participate in the conference from the comfort of their own homes or attend one of over 40 face to face events around North America.  This year, […]

  3. Matt’s Tips and Tricks 10-22-2012

    We all know and recognize that the students in our classrooms are wired (literally) differently than us.  They want to engage and interact with the content that they are learning.  They also multi-task and absorb information through a myriad of devices and inputs at the same time.  With that in mind we are going to […]

  4. The 2012 VirtCon Costume Contest: Vote Now!

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    Every year our Fall Virtual Conference has a Tech or Treat theme.  While dressing up isn’t required, it’s always encouraged.  In fact, there are some members of our team that it’s hard to get them to STOP dressing in costume (*cough* Lance *cough* Matt *cough*). This year was no exception, we had some incredible costumes […]

  5. Step Away From the Computer

    My friend and colleague, Dean Shareski, shared this tweet a few days ago. The article is about a teacher who assigned her middle school students 100 questions that they needed to find the answers to without using the internet.  I understand the reason behind the assignment, but have a big problem with it for a variety of […]