June 2011 Blog Posts (49)

As ISTE 2011 Gears Up, Why Attend?

Hey, all,


As of this moment, according to the ISTE2011 Conference ning, there are 17 days 14 hours 4 minutes and 8 seconds remaining until the conference convenes at the Pennsylvania Conference Center in Philadelphia, PA. My contributions to the event mostly center around the SIGVE Virtual Environments Playground, but I'll also be on two panel presentations, one…


Added by Scott Merrick on June 8, 2011 at 9:02am — No Comments

Students Advancing Innovation – Meet the Kairos Society

Originally posted at Entertheblog.com - http://bit.ly/lCiGRa


I recently discovered the Kairos Society through the Young Entrepreneur Blog (a great blog BTW). The group really impressed me. Here’s what they say about themselves:

The Kairos Society is an international,…


Added by Sal P on June 7, 2011 at 2:18pm — No Comments

5 things a teacher can do after the school ends

My second blog post concerning 5 ideas about what a teacher could do during the summer holidays. It will be great to leave your comment and feel free to add your own ideas!!!


Added by George panagiotakopoulos on June 7, 2011 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Student Summit

Join Pat D'Arcy and his students at the International School of Dusseldorf (ISD), Germany for a Student Summit at 9:00AM Berlin time. To find out the time in your location go to ->…


Added by Lisa Durff on June 7, 2011 at 1:58pm — No Comments

A little about me! Judy Hogg

I am Judy Hogg in Raton N M. This is my 5th or 6th career. Wish I had completed my teaching degree a whole lot sooner in life! I have 4 children and 13 grandchildren. I have taught 3 and a half years. (I am really old enough to retire but just not ready to quit teaching)

Added by Judy L. Hogg on June 7, 2011 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Global Institute for Cybersecurity + Research, Includes K-12 Initative and Cyber Challenges!


It is with great pleasure and excitement that I introduce to you a current initiative underway by the Global Institute for Cybersecurity + Research at Exploration Park/Kennedy Space Center to establish the State of Florida as a National Leader in Cybersecurity Awareness and Career Education.  This initiative supports:…


Added by George Grachis on June 6, 2011 at 7:07am — No Comments

7 Reasons To Leverage Social Networking Tools in the Classroom

Instructional uses of social networking software can provide opportunities for learning, connecting, and engagement.


This year, I’ve written frequently about popular social media tools, and education-specific social networking apps. I’ve also noticed increasing coverage of this topic in the media recently. Maybe it’s just me paying more attention to it … or maybe it signals an increasing acceptance of these types of tools as legitimate and effective resources for the…


Added by Kelly Walsh on June 6, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Set a Wayside Teaching Goal for Next School Year

Originally posted on The Freshman Transition Network.

Are you required to create formal growth objectives for next year?  Or are you simply interested in finding new ways to grow professionally regardless of whether or not you are required to have formal objectives?  Would you like to reach more effectively your most needy students?  Do you hope to have a lasting impact in the lives of the young people you…


Added by Scott Habeeb on June 2, 2011 at 8:08pm — No Comments

The best movies for teaching

I get a lot of insight from various teachers, most of all my sister, who is a 5th grade teacher in Kansas City, Missouri. I thought I would consolidate a bit of their advice on the top/most engaging movies for teaching. Feel free to add your own insights on the movies you use too!


Teaching Huckleberry Finn: Tom & Huck, 1995



Added by Christina Szoke on June 2, 2011 at 1:15pm — No Comments

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