Author Archives: Selena Ward

Change Agent Field Guide

EduCon took place this weekend in Philly. While I didn’t catch as much as last year, I have been impressed with the Tweets. I have been wanting to attend this event, because it more than the tools. It is about the big ideas that will move school into the 21st century.  I consider myself a

Be a Rock Star at MSET!

Steve Dembo in the past has written about becoming a rock star whether it is your own blog or presenting at conferences. I actually heard talk about at the DEN’s National Institute a couple years ago and the whole topic interested me. Not so much the rock star part, but the idea of sharing what you know

Take the 365 Challenge

If you hang around Twitter, Plurk, or Facebook there seems to be a bigger resolution than shedding holiday pounds and that is to capture 2010 in 365 photos. Many have set up blogs to upload pictures and add commentary. There are many tweets that share daily pics and even more about that worry about being

Welcome 2010 with a Bang!

There is a something magical about a new year. It is a clean slate, a fresh start, and a year of new adventures ahead.  It is a time to plan out a year where you can be the best you possible. Whether it is with resolutions, goals, or even analogies, it’s good to have a focus. If

The Season to Share

The MD LC hopes everyone had a wonderful and restful Thanksgiving! As this break comes to a close and the holiday begins, I pose a new challenge to the readers of this blog: Share your knowledge about technology integration with a colleague. What you may have been doing for the past three years might be

Powering Up With Technology '09

Here are the top ten reasons to come to the Powering Up with Technology conference at Dr. Wise High School in Upper Marlboro: Meet Matt Monjan and learn how to utilize DE Streaming! Who would mind winning a new computer? Make new connections in your PLN Aaron Smith, the Art Guy, is presenting Art 2.0 at 1:45

DEN Fall Virtual Conference '09

While it may have been a gray day in Maryland, it was a perfect day for a virtual conference and meeting up at 1 DP. I think this was the biggest conference for the DEN with 300+ participants. If you missed it, don’t worry because all of the sessions were archived.Thanks goes to:   Our

DE Streaming and Glogster

One of my favorite Web 2.0 tools is Glogster! The simplest explanation of Glogster is a site where the user can create an online multimedia poster. Not only can you add text, but sound and movies including DE Streaming clips. If you are using it in the classroom, I recommend you use the Edu version

DEN Challenge: Try something new!

If there is an organization that does a lot for educators, it would be the DEN. As much as I go around and encourage others to join the group, I even forget all of the opportunities there are for teachers. If you have just joined or haven’t visited in awhile I challenge you to try