The MassCUE annual Technology Conference is fast approaching. It is scheduled for October 27 and 28 at the Gillette Stadium in Foxborough. Don’t forget to register. Last year it sold out. The DEN Fall Virtual Conference October 23 We’ve all see the 50 ways to use DE streaming in the classroom, for the Fall Virtual
Several Massachusetts Leadership Council members traveled to Lincoln, Rhode Island on Saturday to help Rhode Island educators at their first “Day of Discovery.” It was a wonderful day that started with the keynote address, “Challenging Minds in a Changing World,” by Jeff Corwin of Animal Planet fame (and so much more). Participants then rotated between
If you missed the Streamathon or just want to review a session you attended, the archived sessions are now available. Porter Palmer posted this on the national blog. Streamathon 2010 The 5th annual Discovery Education Streamathon was September 14, 2010. We had a full day of information-packed sessions on how to integrate DE streaming and
Sugata Mitra’s presentation, The child-centered education, provides food for thought about how we use technology and group work in our classrooms. It might be fun to conduct some action research projects of our own.
Thanks to Porter Palmer for the following information. The 5th annual Discovery Education Streamathon is September 14, 2010. We’ve got a full day of information-packed sessions on how to integrate DE streaming and the newest online technologies used by today’s media-savvy students into classroom instruction. Here’s the schedule. Come for an hour or spend the
I am excited to be a STAR educator! It is something that I have been looking to accomplish since I started teaching last year. I am an Instructional Technology Specialist at the elementary level in the Winchester Public Schools. I teach Technology Literacy classes for grades 3-5 at two district schools and also develop and
As most of Massachusetts students and teachers head back to school over the next two weeks, the members of the Massachusetts DEN Leadership Council want to do our best to provide all educators with one place for you to go to to find out some of the important things happening with Discovery and in our
Great News! The first two webinar series from the Discovery “Summer School” are now archived and available. Digital Storytelling and Developing a Professional Learning Network are ready for your review. So … if you are like me and wanted to participate … but just couldn’t, here’s your chance. Thank you Porter Palmer for this post
Gina Hartman has developed a wiki, Twitter4TeachersWiki, that lists people based on teaching content area or teaching level. This is an easy way to find teachers with similar interests so that you can follow them on Twitter. You can also add your Twitter name to the list with your interests to help people find you
Staples has announced their Teacher Appreciation Day in Massachusetts. In most Massachusetts stores, August 21 from 9AM to 12 noon is the day to look for special promotions for teachers. Check your local store for details.