I am so sick and tired of having to beg for every little thing I need for my schools. I have to go incognito to Home Depot or Lowe’s Home Improvement stores and get paint chips for vocabulary and math games. There are just so many excuses that you can come up with for that.
I had the privilege of escorting 111 fourth graders, staff, and parents to Raleigh, NC via the Amtrak on Monday. Our plans were to visit the Legislative Building, NC Science Museum, and Museum of History. Well- those were the plans! We arrived at school at 4:45 am and began our journey. The Amtrak was delayed
Join us for the Discovery Educator Network Virtual Conference! Tech or Treat! Saturday, October 23, 2010 New Berlin West Middle and High School New Berlin, WI 8:30 AM to 2 PM Connect with educators from all over the country during this unique professional development experience where you can attend in-person, online
Image by Ludwig Gatzke via Flickr There were so many links shared at the DEN Symposium, that I want to be sure that you have them too! Most of these are found from within the Edmodo.com group as well, but I found it easier to see them in this format. Edmodo.com – to create a
Image by rmom352 via Flickr Even though most of us were not there at the DEN LC Symposium or the DEN Summer Institute, in Bentley University, we followed the discussions on various ways; Twitter, Edomodo, CoverItLive, Plurk and of course reading the blogs that were posted with tips, websites, videos and photos of the action.
Using Dr. Lodge McCammon‘s new DEN Song that you can find and download in DE Media Share, Meg Griffin made one awesome DEN LC 2010 video. In her own words, Meg has been playing with Vuvox and created a quick video of DENLC10. The tool is great but the video even greater. I just could
Last week, Rachel Yurk and I represented Wisconsin at the DEN LC Symposium. Hopefully you’ve read a little about my adventures in previous posts. If you haven’t scroll down. In the next several days, you’ll be reading about the goings on at the National Institute from our Wisconsin representatives, Rita Mortenson and Cathy Houchin.
Cross posted at chadlehman.com (Shameless plug!) On Thursday of the DEN LC Symposium, we took a break from Bentley University and took a field trip via trolley to downtown Boston. There, we attended the Building Learning Communities conference, put on by November Learning. A couple of DEN STARS, Lee Kolbert and Teryl Magee were presenting at the
Wednesday at the DEN LC Symposium consisted of an “Unconference.” It was very cool.
Day two in Waltham began with an air of anticipation for Christopher Dede, Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. Today, there has been a shift in the knowledge and skills society values. As we all know, the traditional industrial model no longer serves the majority of the students.