Nov 6, 2008 Be sure you've re-evaluated your tech skills on the website. What are the other technology skills you wanted to learn more about?
Oct 25, 2008 The opening pre session keynote "It Simply Isn't the 20th Century Any More Is It?: So Why Would We Teach as Though It Was?" provides some interesting discussion points on teaching, learning and education in the 21st century. He describes the community that technology encourages and the compelling ways that technology engages students. READ MORE
Oct 17, 2008 After reviewing the copyright information, what is your plan to inform staff and students about the important guidelines? Where in the pacing charts should this information be taught to students? In the information from ISLMA can 20 seconds of a copyrighted song be placed on your website without additional permission?
Oct 5, 2008 Education Week had a thought provoking article on learning in a global age. The article stated "to succeed in a global age will require a commitment to unleash the untapped power of interactive media". What will this commitment look like in your classroom? How can iMovie or iPhoto change learning in the classroom?
Sep 25, 2008 Podcasts provide rich opportunities for teachers, students and administrators. Describe briefly a podcast resource you've tried. Be sure to give the location of the podcast. How is this resource useful?
Sep 4, 2008 What project did you review? Is this project literacy, adapting or transforming? How would you take this project to the next step?
Aug 28, 2008 "My hope is that (the climbing team will) inspire our audience to push through their personal boundaries and reach for their dreams. Through them, we can see that anything in life, whether we are physically challenged or not, is possible if we build the right team around us." Sybil Robson-Orr, Producer of Blindsight Does the movie speak to leadership and the challenges of building teams?
Jul 23, 2008 Think about your curriculum area and the question of teams. Do you have examples of great teams from specific content or from a novel? For example, the book on Lincoln's presidential year "Team of Rivals" does a great job discussing Lincoln's cabinet. The movie, The Right Stuff, talks about the Mercury 7 team of astronauts. Other suggestions?
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