Posts By Cheryl Watford

  1. 2010-11 School Year Underway

    As the summer draws to an end, teachers have mixed emotions about the upcoming school year.  Some may feel dread that the summer is over and they did not accomplish all they hoped for, while others are excited about the possibilities of another set of minds to inspire.  Either way, the same questions run through […]

  2. DEN Book Club Part 2

    DEN Book Club Part 2…. We are several weeks into the Book Club, reading the book ‘Wikinomics – How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything’ by Don Tapscott & Anthony Williams.  The reading of each chapter has brought a bigger understanding of how business entities need to change with the tide, or in a sense, change with […]

  3. Teacher Appreciation Week

    Hello Everyone… Happy Teacher Appreciation Week… Have you visited the DEN National blog to see what they are offering for the days teacher appreciation gift?  Yesterday was a Prezi Presentation (which can be viewed at http://community-beta.discoveryeducation.com/teacherappreciation/) while today they are giving away some special DE Streaming, Science, and other items…. Most school principals, PTA/PTO, or […]

  4. Education and Politics

    Is it any wonder that the main talk on educator’s minds is the ‘Pay for Performance’ raises or the stop of the ‘FCAT’ by using year-end exams?  With both of these topics come much angst and worry, as well as, a hip hip hooray.  Depending on which issue we are talking about directly, will skew […]

  5. Sea World…. Welcomes Denny to the FL DEN LC!

    Hello World! The November 7th Sea World event was a great eye-opener! Our group’s quest was to find out as much as we could about sharks for the day.  We spent several minutes hunting and finding the ‘Shark Den’ and once we arrived, we watched the sharks swim and took many pictures! From there, we […]