Next week is another one of my favorite weeks of the year because it’s the Siemens STEM Institute. Coming off of a phenomenal week at DENSI 2014, so many of you continue to share your reflections through our blogs and other social media. With that spirit of community in mind, next week we have the
Tech Brief w Justin Hello! I hope everyone is enjoying their last couple of weeks of summer break. In this weeks post I wanted to to highlight two of my favorite things, music and technology. The advent of personal computers has helped to redefine what was previously possible and changed the face of
My name is Alexander MacDougall – my friends call me Sandy. I’ve been a teacher for almost 30 years. In that time, I’ve taught community education (evening) classes in a variety of computer topics including DOS for Beginners (do you remember DOS?) then I went on to teach adults in an alternative high school, and then grade
Next week Edmodo will be hosting their latest EdmodoCon, a virtual conference that celebrates teachers and students connecting each other through social networking. I’ve attended several in the past, but this year I’m thrilled to share that I’ll be participating as the closing keynote! Edmodo has always been one of my favorite web tools because
This story really is pure cool. On July 27, 1943, Lieutenant Ralph O’Hair and Colonel Duckworth made the first airplane flight into a hurricane. The pair flew a single-engine AT-6 training plane into a hurricane. They weren’t on some kind of desperate mission though; they mostly just wanted to see if they could do it!
Making is a passion that comes naturally to me. But LEDs and circuitry are very new to me. This June Instructables had a LED Build Night opportunity where makerspaces could apply for free materials. I applied for our SP Design Lab as the hope this year is to expand beyond lunch hour and after-school to family and
Did you know that Edwin Booth, brother of John Wilkes Booth, saved President Lincoln’s son’s life, prior to Lincoln’s assassination? It’s true! Edwin Booth was actually a nationally known Shakespearean actor, and happened to be in New Jersey at the time, coincidentally sharing a train platform with Robert Lincoln. Interestingly, Robert Lincoln knew exactly who
This week’s DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you! Here are just a few things to make sure you explore: DEN Summer School DSN Summer Series Spotlight on Strategies DENSI Session Archives Because of the DEN Project Click here to learn about these great opportunities and more in the DEN Weekly Update.
This Scribd file is the second of two files generously shared by someone at #DENSI2014 to the Google Community created by Jennifer Wagner, NOTATDENSI14. Need to reiterate that this is not my work; I just uploaded the file to make it more accessible to a wider community. Files from DENSI 2014
Need to be very clear about these resources: they are an aggregate from people at #DENSI2014 Sessions. These resources were generously shared on the Google Community, NOTATDENSI14. I’ve lost track of who shared them but we are grateful to all of you for contributing. All I did was upload them into Scribd so they would