Tag Archives: Education Issues

DE_BLOT_DEFAULT.jpg

We Grow Old Because We Stop Playing

We Grow Old Because We Stop Playing

Recently I attended a Classroom2.0 Live session where Barbara Bray was the featured guest. Barbara, a learning strategist from California, spoke on the topic of “Joy in Learning” (session recording here)and the importance of play in the learning process. In her post Full Steam Ahead: The Power of Play, she says: Schools in the US

DE_BLOT_DEFAULT.jpg

Virtual Visit With Jennifer Dorman: Transforming Student Learning

Will our students be ready for a global workplace?   Transforming Student Learning with CBL Last year, Salisbury Township School District implemented Professional Learning Communities K-12 as a way for teachers to model the District’s Mission Statement: Inspire, Think, Learn, Grow ~ Together. And together we have learned and taught, researched and studied, traveled in

DE_BLOT_DEFAULT.jpg

Dr. Larry Rosen ~ Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and the Way They Learn

From Discovery Education comes yet another great webinar in their EdTechConnect series featuring Larry D. Rosen, Ph.D. on what parents and educators should expect, socially and academically, from their wired children and adolescents? Virtual attendees include continental United States and Australia. Nice global representation for this hour’s foray into understanding the rewired iGeneration with over

DE_BLOT_DEFAULT.jpg

Adventures in Parenting Week: September 13 – 17, 2010

Discovery Health Adventures in Parenting: A Must View! From my favorite classroom and beyond professional development resource, and a site I just love to visit because of its daily relevance, Discovery Health offers a wonderful resource for parents and educators alike, Adventures in Parenting. This site is my safety net in the classroom because everything

DE_BLOT_DEFAULT.jpg

PD from DE: What a Week!

White tab for DE Webinar Calendar Webinar Calendar on PA Blog Discovery Education Webinars has its mojo working with a week of terrific professional development opportunities. Your PA bloggers want to make your access easy, so you might want to check our DE Webinars tab on our blog for a complete and updated list of

DE_BLOT_DEFAULT.jpg

Special Webinar with Betselling Canadian Author Don Tapscott

  Bestselling author, Don Tapscott, adjunct Professor of Management at the University of Toronto, hosts a special Webinar, part of EdTechConnect Webinar series, where he will discuss MacroWikinomics, its impact on the world of education and the implications it holds for the future. MacroWikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World is the sequal to the groundbreaking

DE_BLOT_DEFAULT.jpg

Resources from DENver: #ISTE10

For those of us who are not in DENver, I have been gathering resources from the folks who are via my fabulous PLN. From PAs DEN GURU Patti Duncan, in her words, “an AWESOME presentation on PBL ideas from Tech4Learning‘s Liz Allen. Although this video is from 2009, if Patti says it’s awesome, then you

DE_BLOT_DEFAULT.jpg

Lynne Fedorcha: Reaching and Teaching Low Achievers

Lynne Fedorcha is an Educational Consultant for IU 21 and a Mentor for PA Initiative for Instructional Coaching or PIIC. Lynne’s presentation was the final session of a three-day workshop at LCTI, Teaching and Learning in Today’s World: Lessons from the Field, and the room was packed. I feel I already know Lynne because among

DE_BLOT_DEFAULT.jpg

Teachers FLIP For Movie Making

The presentation’s title was Students FLIP for Movie Making, but when Lynn Fuini-Hetten and Jennifer Brinson presented at LCTIs Teaching and Learning in Today’s World workshop, it was the teachers who were FLIPping over our PA DEN STARS and their “lesson from the field.” I wish I could have attended this session but I was

DE_BLOT_DEFAULT.jpg

Sharon Kinney: Hard-Wired to Bounce Back ~ Dealing with At-Risk Students

Beth Breiner is “driving Miss Kinney’s” presentation, Hard-Wired to Bounce Back: Building Resiliency in Our At-Risk Students, so buckle up because we have 2 of the best in the business. Sharon Kinney began her presentation, by explaining that kids who challenge us have brains that behave in a different way. The Pennsylvania Literacy Network has

Top