Author Archives: Tom McLaughlin

DEN Techformation – Through the Looking Glass

DEN Techformation – Through the Looking Glass

In 2008 “Randy” Pausch died.  You may have heard of the last lecture series, Pausch delivered his “Last Lecture”, titled ‘Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams’, at Carnegie Mellon on September 18, 2007. This lecture was modeled after an ongoing series of lectures where top academics are asked to think deeply about what matters to them, and then

Stars On Stage – Thanksgiving Edition

Yes it is time to give thanks for all the fabulous DEN Stars.  Check out where they are over the next few weeks.  In one week Donna Teuber will be presenting at International 1:1 Computing Conference on 12/3/2013 at in Georgia.  If you are presenting at a conference just fill out the  form at the link.  We will add

DEN Techformation – Scratch

  First of all I am taking advantage of my blog by saying “Thank You” to my wonderful wife for all that she does.  Today is our wedding anniversery.  I love you “Mo Bhean Chéile Álainn” In honor of the Hour of Code coming up (December 9th – 15th) I thought I would devote the

Stars on Stage Mid-November

Hello all it it is that time again.  Take a look at our stars on stage. If you are presenting at a conference just fill out the  form at the link.  We will add it to this  Website and we can all support each other at the different conferences.  I will post this every other week so

DEN Fall VirtCon – The Hour of Code

The Hour of Code is Coming! 8:45AM was session zero in the fall VirtCon presented by James Gwertzman from A full hour before the conference started! So you may have missed this diamond in the rough. Not to worry as it can be found in the archive. However, you should not let another min go

DEN – Techformation Piazza

Piazza is a free online Course Communication system.  It  is an online platform that facilitates interaction among students and instructors in an efficient and intuitive manor.  It was started as a way to help students who were stuck on homework problems get unstuck with the help of their classmates, TAs and professors. The list of what you can