Daily Archives: July 1, 2013

Learning through research at the Duke Lemur Center

Learning through research at the Duke Lemur Center

Join us at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences for Science Saturday!  This Saturday (July 6) at 11am in Windows on the World on the 3rd floor of the Main Building! Learning through research at the Duke Lemur Center   Speaker: Chris Smith, Education Specialist, Duke Lemur Center The Duke Lemur Center is the world’s largest captive center for lemurs with

As School Leaders We Need To Have Intentional Conversation To Increase Our Understanding: Our Perspective Can Be Enhanced By Listening To Others

When school leaders think about teachers they may like to think their perspective (the perspective of a school leader)  would be fair and accurate. My experience in understanding how people “think together” suggests that thinking interdependently requires truly seeking first to understand, as Stephen R. Covey in The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People challenges

Dean’s ISTE Ignite Session

This year at ISTE, there were 3 “Ignite” Sessions.  Ignite sessions consist of a series of short presentations, only 5 minutes long, consisting of 20 slides that are up for only 15 seconds each.  To me, they should be fun, informative, and engaging.  Not all of the ones I saw were, but several did meet

Mousey Monday – Fourth of July

                        Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookie readers! Three more days till the Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day in the United States!   This federal holiday commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring

Kathy's Katch

July 2013: IMHO…

…or Why Give Constructive Criticism? I recently had a brutally honest day. I was asked to review a new book coming out and write a blurb for the back cover. The title was something I was interested in, so I agreed. As I read along in a chapter about change, I came across the line.