Tag archives for Collaboration

  1. Leschinsky and Zosky: Literature Circles at the Secondary Level

    Dennine Leschinsky, Eyer Middle School Literacy Coach and Debi Zosky, East Penn School District presented a session on Literature Circles at the Secondary Level at LCTIs Teaching and Learning in Today’s World: Lessons from The Field.   Dennine and Debi graciously shared their resources that I uploaded to share with you. Debi began with a […]

  2. Jennifer Brinson Would Like to Teach the World to Ning and Rediscover Discovery

    I just love attending conferences when I have the presenter’s materials at my fingertips. Even better if the materials are online, embeddable, with samples, additional resources, and alternatives. Best case scenario: I have the information before the presentation. Guess that’s why I always enjoy seeing Jennifer Brinson‘s name on a workshop, webinar, or conference. It […]

  3. Picture Perfect

    Have you ever wanted to quickly upload your pictures and get them into a slideshow?  Here are a few websites to do just that. You will have your slideshow done in a matter of minutes. Slide Roll- upload your images, add various transitions and text, copy the code and embed your slide show on any […]

  4. Dean Shareski: When You're Not the Smartest Person in the Room

    Still in the virtual conference world, this time not blogging but listening, learning, and snapping webinar screen shots of Dean Shareski, Digital Learning Consultant, Prairie South School Division, Moose Jaw, SK, Canada. His presentation, When You’re Not the Smartest Person in the Room: How Network Learning Changes Everything, continues to connect the thoughts by making […]

  5. Mapping the DEN Story

    The DEN is getting geared up for the Spring and we are looking for a creative way to visually tell the DEN story. We looked to our DEN Guru for Professional Networking, Lee Kolbert. We decided that we wanted to map out the reach of the DEN and found a great example from Lee. We […]

  6. OMG! My wife shaved her hair off!

    How is that title for an attention getter?  Well, it is absolutely true.  My wife of 7 years shaved her beautiful brown hair off.  What was she thinking?  Mid-life crisis? A new look? Getting a motorcycle?( I wish!) Over the past 2 weeks I have been asked all of the questions I just posed to […]

  7. 10 Ideas 4 Using Tech in the Science Classroom

    Patti Duncan, Siemens STEM Academy science coordinator and PA LC Event Chair, presented 10 Ideas 4 Using Tech in the Science Classroom. STAR DEN Kristin Hokanson blogged the session on The Connected Classroom, and Patti captured the USTREAM. Streaming Video by Ustream.TV Talk about multitasking and the power of the DEN! USTREAM #petec2010 Patti Duncan […]

  8. Meg Griffin ~ Leading by Doing

    Catching up with Meg Griffin is always a challenge. As our PA DEN Leadership Council President, she is one busy lady, yet she always finds time for the many things in her life that matter. That means I am catching up with blogging our DEN STARS who shined so brightly at our DEN PreCon and […]

  9. Beyond the Textbook: DEN PreCon at PETE&C

    Beyond the Textbook DEN Preconference Event Sunday, February 21, 2010 We are very excited about our DEN PreCon Event at PETE&C. We have an amazing agenda this year, and we are certain you will be pleased with the session choices. For your convenience, a schedule of the days activities is listed, followed by session descriptions, […]

  10. Student Assistance Program: Completing the Circle

    “Everyone is responsible for his/her own education. Everyone is responsible for the education of all students.” This session began by identifying that this program is in its first year and there is a learning curve they experience with its implementation. We began with a quotation from Why School? by Mike Rose, encouraging us to think […]

  11. What Is Smart? Conversations Creating the Future

    Friday Night Panel — 6pm-8pm — “What is Smart?” Introductions by Dr. Dennis Wint, CEO of The Franklin Institute opened the conversations creating the future. David Warlick made a mindmap of this panel’s conversation. It is an enlightening synthesis of the conversation, forwarded to me by Jennifer Brinson. The panel, left to right: Happy Fernandez, […]

  12. Are you on the front page?

    Yesterday, I got an email that was obviously a forward from a co-worker.  I can’t stand those forwards with the funny subject lines.  For some reason, I opened it.  I am so glad that I did, because the resource she shared was so exciting…totally up my alley. HERE IT IS! http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/flash/default.asp As a teacher, I […]

  13. Google Academy for Administrators

    Google has announced a Google Teacher Academy for Administrators in San Antonio, TX in March 5, 2010. The deadline for application is January 25, 2010. Here is the announcement from the website -“The Google Teacher Academy for Administrators is a FREE professional development experience designed to help K-12 educational leaders get the most from innovative […]

  14. Propel Montour to host DEN SCIcon 2010

     What a great place to hold an event for Discovery Education…a school.  No room fees, no charge for Internet, and we even get to sit in those little chairs.  I was pretty pumped up when I found out that Propel Montour would be hosting this very unique virtual conference on January 9th. Even though it is […]

  15. Cover it Live for Science

    I have a 7th grade class at Stafford Middle School that would like to do a Cover It Live session with another 7th grade class connected to the state framework 7.4 which is about food preservation/bacteria.  They would like to collaborate either with a lab or a blogging session about the topic.  Any interested teachers should […]

  16. Meeting a Storm Chaser!

    In my current position, or should I say positions(I wear many hats) I get to see a lot of exciting activities.  In addition to being the Director of Technology Integration for Propel Schools, I am the science coordinator.  I am the SOS or Specialist on Site.  I believe that this was due to my knowledge […]

  17. Twitter, Everyone?

    According to Dorman’s Trouvailles, It seems like EVERYONE (and their dogs, goldfish, etc.) are Tweeting these days. With a short countdown to DEN’s LC Institute and DEN’s Pre-NECC Birthday Party, it seems like a good time to remind educators and technology integrators of several great resources, just in time for the tech festivities. You might […]