…But it’s a lot better if you do. The summer conference season is upon us with ISTE and BLC within a few weeks of each other. While it’s very difficult for many people to attend the variety of conferences around the country, there are still ways to immerse yourself in the learning. Several days ago, I returned from ISTE
In the world of new launches, yesterday was a busy day indeed. I was researching bone marrow transplants and Jonathon Allen‘s post popped up in Zemanta. Go figure. But I really like this new app engine toolkit because the toolbar integrates your world of social networking. In the real world, my favorite word is free;
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
Image via CrunchBase If you have been using NING, then you already received an email from the folks at NING and you know about Ning Minis. But if you are new to NING and are considering creating one (or several) for your classes, then you need to register for your NING’s sponsorship from Pearson to
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
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
Here’s the next installment of our new feature. Not so great news about the financial situation in Milwaukee and how it’s impacting young teachers. I’m sure this is happening all over the place. I’m not going to consider reading the public comments because all it’s going to do is bash teachers. Are We Addicted to the
I was fortunate event to be the speaker at this month’s Wired Wednesday webinar series, organized by WEMTA. I didn’t spread the news that much about this for a few reasons, one of which I had no idea how things were going to go. I didn’t want a large audience see me drop the ball!
What a week! We have been thrilled with the amount of STARs who have celebrated with us over the past five days. Just in case you missed any of our special promotions for the community you have until Sunday to continue the celebration. Here is a summary of DEN Teacher Appreciation Week benefits for STARs.
Posted on the DEN National Blog by Lance Rougeux What a week! We should celebrate like this every week. On our last day of DEN Teacher Appreciation Week we have the support of two more great partners. AllKidsCrafts Our friends at AllKidsCrafts, a fantastic site for teachers as well as parents, have donated free six-month accounts to