Wednesday, April 30, 2014


Two professors I have had talk about 3D printing.
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Sunday, April 27, 2014

Simon Schocken - self empowering learning


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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Reinventing Writing Keynote at Reinventing the Classroom Conference April 30 7:00pm (EST)



Vicki Davis will be delivering a keynote at the "Reinventing the Classroom" Conference April 30, 2014 7:00 pm EST (Time Where You Are) [Lisa's note: the tool doesn't show that the keynote lasts one hour, but does show start times in a time where you are]
In this keynote, Vicki will highlight nine ways to reinvent writing and content to teach students. For more information about the free, online conference, please go to the Reinventing the Classroom site.
Vicki's book, Reinventing Writing, is due out this June 2014.
Vicki Davis is a teacher and blogger. With almost 70,000 followers Vicki was named one of “Twitter’s Top 10 Rockstar teachers” by Mashable and included in Thomas Friedman’s book, the World is Flat. Vicki’s classroom and blog have won many awards including the ISTE Online Learning Award and more. She is author of the upcoming book Reinventing Writing and coauthor of Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds and writes the Cool Cat Teacher Blog, consistently named one of the top 50 blogs in education worldwide. She hosts the online radio show Every Classroom Matters and has keynoted more than 30 education technology conferences around the world. Vicki has written for Edutopia, the Washington Post, the Atlantic and more. She teaches full time at Westwood Schools in Camilla who will help you teach with better results, lead with a positive impact, and live with greater purpose. You can read more about Vicki at coolcatteacher.com on Twitter @coolcatteacher or contact her on her blog.

Bookmarks of Note 04/24/2014


Posted from Diigo. The rest of BackPorch Bookmarks group favorite links are here.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Earthcast 2014 with @derrallg and his students!



These students were participating in Earthcast - a production of the Earthbridges community of the Worldbridges network.  More information about their annual celebration of Earthday is available at Earthcast Wiki.