Tag archives for Resources

  1. Guiding Question: How Might ‘Technology’ Be Of Value As We Engage In A Knowledge Economy?

    Tony Wagner, professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, refers to seven skills that students need for their future: Critical thinking and problem-solving Collaboration across networks and leading by influence Agility and adaptability Initiative and entrepreneurialism Effective oral and written communication Accessing and analyzing information Curiosity and imagination He outlined these skills in his […]

  2. Shining STARS at at the DEN PreCon 2011

    The many faces you saw at the PreCon are the same faces of DEN STARS and GURUS you will see at PETE&C. Here are some of them we captured Beyond the Textbook. These DEN STARS shared at the Lunch and Learn session. These are the faces of the sharers and the sharing, DEN STARS all. […]

  3. DEN PreCon 2011 Resources: Concurrent Sessions and Lunch & Learn

    If you missed some of the concurrent sessions or the Lunch and Learn breakout sessions, our new Regional Coordinator, Cynthia Brown, collected resources I am sharing here. In addition, Patti Duncan created Edmodo codes for each session, so I culled the resources from the Lunch & Learn sharing sessions. Sit back and relax as you […]

  4. Mashed Media: Old Media, New Web, and Your Own Great Stuff: Hall Davidson #DENPETEC11

    Hall Davidson’s DEN PreCon Resources: PETE&C KickOff Taking a Page from the Perfect Digital TechBook pdf Taking a Page from the Perfect Digital TechBook pptx Mashup Breakout Session pdf Mashup Breakout Session pptx I attended this session twice, the second time to film it. I will be posting the video when it is rendered in […]

  5. Take A Page from the Perfect Digital Techbook: Hall Davidson @DEN PreCon

    Lance Rougeux introduced Beyond the Textbook and Homeroom announcements with a Beyond Inspiration video. Our 6th Annual DEN PreCon began in 2005 and DE has continued to support Discoverystreaming/Plus and have continued to move forward their expansion in 3 states. They have moved Beyond the Textbook to a techbook. It’s hard to predict what will […]

  6. DEN PreCon 2011 Schedule

    Join us for an exciting day at the Hershey Lodge and Conference Center on Sunday, February 13, 2011 as we explore 21st century learning Beyond the Textbook. School begins at 8:30 AM with dismissal at 3:30 PM. Hall Davidson‘s Keynote starts our day and sets the theme as together we Take a Page from the […]

  7. Shifting Time & Space: PETEC Virtual Conference

    In an email from Eric Rosendale, Ed.D., Assistant Executive Director, IU 27, comes the best news, especially if you could not attend PETE&C this year, in person, that is. According to Rosendale, The PAIMS organization, as an active partner and member of the PETE&C board, has organized a few virtual conference experiences for PETE&C 2011. […]

  8. Guest Blogger Jennifer Brinson’s Reflections on #EduCon 2.3: Inspiration Despite Exhaustion

    Brinson’s new blog, Learning Litany Jennifer Brinson is a STAR Discovery Educator, PA DEN LC Events Team, Keystone Technology Integrator and an occasional guest blogger on the DEN Blog Network. After spending the last three days attending/participating in EduCon 2.3 at Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, PA my body is screaming for sleep and my […]

  9. EduCon 2.3: Resources & Reflections

    Shelley Krause’s Archives on Wikispaces Shelley Krause, aka @butwait, is serving as an unofficial archivist again for EduCon 2.3. She provided this service last year, and judging from the depth of her wiki, she is an especially skilled archivist. If you are looking for resources from the unconference conversations, you can check out her wiki, […]

  10. Using Google Docs to Improve Student Writing: Larissa Pahomov at EduCon 2.3

    Using Google Docs to Improve Student Writing View more presentations from Larissa Pahomov. Larissa Pahomov is an English teacher at SLA. She begins by asking what you want your students to learn from your writing assignments. We began with a brainstorming conversation to answer Larissa’s question. Our results: writing for publication, clarity of expression, analysis […]

  11. Why Does Innovation Matter? Panel Discussion at EduCon 2.3

    ] EduCon 2.32 Friday Night Panel Planners of EduCon 2.3 have assembled yet again another stellar panel for the Friday Night Panel discussion, Why Does Innovation Matter? Held at the Franklin Institute on January 28, 2011 from 6-8 PM ET, this year’s panel includes: Matt Berg – ICT Director of the Millennium Villages Project and […]

  12. Gathering Goodies on a Snow Day

    Nothing beats a snow day. Educators love a day off as much as their students (sometimes more, don’t you think…). Catching up on some great opportunities I’d like to share. If you’re snowed in and want a refresher course (perhaps for creating PD for your teachers as an IC or you are a newbie), try […]

  13. Top Ten Free Science Resources from Discovery Education: DEN SCIcon with Lance Rougeux

    Lance Rougeux is hosting a collaborative sharing of free science resources from DE with the winners of the Siemens Challenge 2010. At the halfway mark, we begin with the Top 10. Lance stated that there are many partnerships between Discovery and global resources, but these 10 provide labs and interactive educational resources. You can find […]

  14. ISTEs Introduction to Inquiry-based Learning: Part 1

    Neil Stephenson on Inquiry-based Learning Our school district has been very proactive in delivering multiple choice options for our professional development and I have been equally active in sharing these resources from our high school‘s Instructional Coach with you. Today I am pleased to share yet another initiative via our district’s subscription to ISTEs webinar […]

  15. North TIER PD Courses Available – Register Now

    Dear Discovery Educators, Are you in need of recertification points or graduate credits to renew your license or earn graduate credits to increase your salary?  Are you finding it hard to fit a course in with your busy schedule? Then the North TIER Partnership courses are for you! North TIER is a partnership between 12 […]

  16. Lunch & Learn Movie Making w/Jennifer Brinson

    Lunch & Learn Movie Making Intro Jennifer Brinson’s first Lunch & Learn session on geocaching was such a success, she created a series of Lunch & Learns on Movie Making. The idea is simple; give teachers a grab-and-go technology integration application that they can insert into their curricula no matter what they teach. To that […]

  17. Geocaching: “The Sport Where You Are The Search Engine”

    Geocaching for Educators In prepping for a geocaching event at SHS with DEN STAR Jennifer Brinson, I did my homework by checking DEN STARS who are known as the gurus of geocaching, Bridget Belardi, Chris Champion, and Kristin Hokanson. In the process, Champion shared with me the Creative Commons site that Hokanson and he created […]

  18. Virtual Conference Archives posted!

    Six hours worth of fantastic professional development have now been converted and posted!  You’ll find sessions from Gail Lovely, Hall Davidson, Kyle Schutt, Porter Palmer, Whitney Mihoulidies, and Steve Dembo, all available for viewing online or download. Did you attend the Virtual Conference?  If so, share a highlight or two from the event in the […]

  19. 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 […]