Image by Ludwig Gatzke via Flickr There were so many links shared at the DEN Symposium, that I want to be sure that you have them too! Most of these are found from within the Edmodo.com group as well, but I found it easier to see them in this format. Edmodo.com – to create a
Image by rmom352 via Flickr Even though most of us were not there at the DEN LC Symposium or the DEN Summer Institute, in Bentley University, we followed the discussions on various ways; Twitter, Edomodo, CoverItLive, Plurk and of course reading the blogs that were posted with tips, websites, videos and photos of the action.
Using Dr. Lodge McCammon‘s new DEN Song that you can find and download in DE Media Share, Meg Griffin made one awesome DEN LC 2010 video. In her own words, Meg has been playing with Vuvox and created a quick video of DENLC10. The tool is great but the video even greater. I just could
Thursday’s Keynote speaker at 2010 Building Learning Communities speaker was Dr. Michael Wesch – Asst professor of cultural anthropology and digital ethnography, Kansas State University, Manhatten, KS. Those sitting with me and I thought we didn’t know Wesch. As soon as he appeared we realized he is the creator of the viral video, A Vision
Day two in Waltham began with an air of anticipation for Christopher Dede, Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. Today, there has been a shift in the knowledge and skills society values. As we all know, the traditional industrial model no longer serves the majority of the students.
Image by rmom352 via Flickr Today was filled with unconference sessions set by request of the participants. There were 24 different sessions offered in 4 time slots. My day began with geocaching in the rain with Porter Palmer. She confessed to being new to geocaching, but has a great depth of knowledge and enthusiasm about
Monday’s DEN LC Symposium began with a three-hour session with Dr. Lodge McCammon, aka as the FIZZ Man. If you attended the DENPreCon at PETE&C10, you are already familiar with the amazing talent that Lodge brings to his unique presentations. What he does incredibly well is create original music for PBL on difficult-to-teach concepts. For
Image by rmom352 via Flickr Last night we had the pleasure of visiting the office of Peter Reynolds company, FableVision which are located in the Boston Children’s Museum on the harbor. The work areas are whimsical as each person has their own collection of toys, books and visuals around their working area. Posters of Peter’s
Today at the DEN LC in Boston we worked with Dr. Lodge McCammon of the Friday Institute in North Carolina. If you have never experienced a workshop with him, then you need to find a conference and go there NOW! This is an exciting way to have students create an instructional video in a quick
What a terrific evening here in Waltham, MA on the campus of Bentley University for the start of this year’s Leadership Symposium. 75 educators from around the country have come together to discuss education, pedagogy, philosophy, and where we go from here. The evening kicked off with an indoor bar-b-q and trading of state gifts.