Ways to blow your kids minds with an iPad

Ready, Set, Go! It's time for Hall Davidson's presentation.

Brain research

Ginny Washburn's presentation on brain research emphasizes the importance of creating a positive learning environment. Emotional intelligence is as important as IQ. She shared examples on how to use Discovery Education tools to engage positive emotions.

And we are off!

David Warlick opens up our conference with his brilliant presentation on how to crack the digital native information experience!

I see a bison!

Today one of our team building exercises was a visit to Yellowstone National Park where we saw a number of natural wonders including the Old Faithful Geiser.

Old Faithful

As I stand in front of Old Fairhful, I am awed by the majesty of God's creation.

Gallatin Valley

On our way to Yellowstone

A Montana Sunday morning


Woke up to a spectacular Montana morning, it is quiet and peaceful, air is crisp and the sun is shinning.  Looking forward to our trip to Yellowstone National Park.  Check back for photos and updates.

Day 1 at DENSI 2012

On the plane!

On the plane after long security line wait. Happy to have paid extra for an aisle seat!

Location:Reagan airport

DENSI 2012...the journey begins!


Dedication to teaching can be defined as getting up at 3:00 am to make my flight from Washington to Montana the Big Ski Country. Today I will be joining 125 colleagues to begin a week of presentations, collaborations and brainstorming all with the goal to engage our 21st century learner. I am on my way to the Discovery Education Network Summer Institute (DENSI 2012) held at Montana State University in Bozeman. I will be updating this blog on a regular basis please visit often.