Category: Learning & Teaching

A week at DENSI 2013!

  What is DENSI 2013? The Discovery Educator Network Summer Institute (DENSI) is an amazing professional development opportunity offered by Discovery Education each summer.  This year 150 people from across North America gathered at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont to learn, share and collaborate for an entire week.  It was easily the best …

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Reflecting on PD: Exemplars?

  If you haven’t seen Dean Shareski’s (@shareski) post It Takes All Kinds: Teachers, you should go now and read it.  If you don’t have time to read mine and Dean’s then check out Dean’s post. Dean includes a great video, The Myth of the Super Teacher from EdWriters on Vimeo that I include here …

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Reflecting on PD: Collaboration?

  Yesterday I delivered a PD presentation/workshop twice. In the morning an abbreviated version to one junior high staff and in the afternoon the full version to the staff of another junior high school.  I’m using the term presentation/workshop because, unfortunately, I had to rely on PowerPoint for the framework, but there was ample hands-on …

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How Twitter is Reinventing Collaboration Among Educators

Good ideas at MediaShift.  Thanks to @LivescribeK12 for the original Tweet.

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5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them)

This is a great article from EdTechTeacher.  Thanks to @courosa for original Tweet!

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