From the monthly archives:

July 2009

CRAWL – WALK – RUN

A reasonable professional development strategy is one that begins with a CRAWL – a task that provides easy entry into the topic or concept being taught. Participants should very quickly reap the benefits of some early successes. This follows how well designed video games work – it is easy to enter the game and players […]

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Wanted: Disruptive Leadership Advice

It has been a week since NECC finished and I have been reflecting on whether the conference met my expectations and on what I found to be most valuable. In some ways NECC met my expectations, while in other ways it did not. The most important part of the conference to me was the people, […]

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NEISTE at NECC 2009

Every New England state has state ISTE affiliate organization, and together, we form NEISTE . From our web site: NEISTE is an organization representing the ISTE affiliates in the six New England States (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Vermont). The goal is to provide a forum for coordination and support of state […]

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Tuesday at NECC 2009

Tuesday at NECC 2009 I enjoyed the keynote address. It was in Oxford-style debate format, moderated by NPR’s Robert Siegel. The two sides argued the premise: Bricks and Mortar Schools are Detrimental to the Future of Education. For or against? The against side won (audience decision using response system) but they argued that education had […]

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