For the last two years my school’s end of the year dinner has happened on the same evening as the DENny Awards show. I am sorry I have to miss all the fun of the live event, but imagine how thrilled I was to be recognized with another DENny award this year. As part of
Don’t forget to join us on Twitter for the #DENchat tonight (How did it get to be so late?) at 8 EDT (7CDT). I will be moderating the topic “Let Their Passions Shine” where we will discuss ways to let your students explore their passions such as Genius Hour, Google 20% Time, Identity Day, and
The newly launched #DENchat, spearheaded by Lisa Parisi and Tim Childers, will be nine weeks old on April 25. I will take on the lead moderating job for this week’s #DENchat to discussion the topic Let Their Passions Shine. Come share your ideas regarding should students have time to pursue their passions in our classrooms?
My school system celebrates a late Spring Break, so until next Tuesday I’m enjoying a few days off. I have been having a great time reading, posting to social media sites all day long, and attending webinars. Another activity that I discovered was the DEN Spring Training. When I realized that I was doing some
Happy Valentine’s Day to the DEN and all of the wonderful people in it. I am so glad I am a part of this wonderful community.
I have been a Discovery Educator Network (DEN) STAR and part of the Louisiana DEN Leadership Council since 2009. As part of this wonderful organization, I have participated in so many wonderful events sponsored by Discovery Education including Day of Discovery in Silver Springs, Maryland and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the DEN Leadership Council Symposium in
One of my New Year’s Resolutions is to add posts to our Louisiana LC Blog. I feel bad that I have not posted in such a long time, but I plan to remedy that this year. Do you blog? Do you blog with your students? Join Lee Kolbert, Karen McMillan, and me today at 6
On Saturday July 9th on the campus of UNO the first Louisiana unconference will take place. As one of the organizers, I proudly present edcampLouisiana. What, no thunderous applause? Oh, you don’t know what an unconference is and you’ve never heard of an edcamp. Well, not so no ago I stood right where you are
Spring has sprung! There are so many exciting DEN events springing up that it is almost impossible to keep up will all of them. First remember if you a a DEN STAR in Louisiana and want to take a more active role, sign up for the Leadership Council. Applications are being taken until March 28,
I am so excited to let you know that I have been invited to present on the K12 Online Conference Echo series. My Skype buddy, Jan Wells(from Kansas), and I rolled out our K12 Online Conference presentation on October 27. Shortly after our session went “live” we were invited to be the first presenters for