July 2010 Blog Posts (6)

The Creativity Crisis

There is a great article in this week's Newsweek on the creativity crisis in American education. Definitely worth the time to read.


Added by David Wagner on July 16, 2010 at 10:51am — No Comments

San Diego Brain Tumor Walk - Please help out one of my students!

Alyssa is a soon-to-be fourth grader at Prospect Ave, our technology and PBL magnet school. She was diagnosed with a brain tumor when she was 7. It is life-threatening. Alyssa has asked us all to participate in her efforts to raise funds for brain tumor research. She has already held a yard sale that earned over $1k, and is now trying to get a massive team together for the brain tumor walk in September.

Even if you don't live in San Diego, you can help us by donating. If you…


Added by Laura Spencer on July 14, 2010 at 10:41pm — No Comments

Blogging about Blogging

I figured I should start a blog, but I didn't know where - I have too many social networking sites! So I created an outside blog through Posterous. I like Posterous because I don't have to log in to their site. I can just email my post and it shows up.

So anyway, for those of you with nothing else to do, I would love to read your comments on my site.


Added by Laura Spencer on July 14, 2010 at 9:22am — No Comments

The Big 6™ and Clay Animation: A Recipe for Student Success

ISTE2010 - Model Lesson

Information Literacy- "Information literacy is a transformational process in which the learner needs to find, understand, evaluate and use information in various forms to create for personal, social or global purposes." -…

Added by Andrea Hernandez on July 12, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments


Just want everyone to know that I thought the ISTE conference was wonderful! It is so invigorating to be around so many like minded professionals, all coming together to exchange ideas of technology integration.

My workshop, "Digital Storytelling for Beginners Across All Content Areas," was sold out at 30 participants. Dr Laura Spencer was my co-presenter. All of the participants were able to construct a story using Pixie, and the smiles on their faces were priceless!

Digital… Continue

Added by Katy Hammack on July 10, 2010 at 12:33pm — 2 Comments

ISTE10 - Through My Lens

So, by now, almost a week after the final keynote, there have been lots and lots (and LOTS!) of ISTE10 blog posts. I still have an #iste10 search column in Tweetdeck, and, although it is starting to wind down, there are still quite a few tweets. I will process them slowly, over time. We've all heard the apt analogy that learning at a… Continue

Added by Andrea Hernandez on July 7, 2010 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

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