Category Archives: Conferences

Education and professional development conferences.

Social Media Week Ideas for Teachers

Social Media Week is one of the two New York events that inspire me and inform my perspective on developing curriculum. The New York Comic Con is the other. While they may seem tangential at first glance to classroom teaching

Social Media Week Ideas for Teachers

Social Media Week is one of the two New York events that inspire me and inform my perspective on developing curriculum. The New York Comic Con is the other. While they may seem tangential at first glance to classroom teaching

The Super Power of Creativity

At last month’s New York Comic Con I attended an inspiring presentation, “Creativity is the Ultimate Super Power: Using Comics in Communities & Classroom for Diversity, Inclusion and Non-Violence Education.” A member of Alfred University’s faculty, Dan Napolitano, and several

The Super Power of Creativity

At last month’s New York Comic Con I attended an inspiring presentation, “Creativity is the Ultimate Super Power: Using Comics in Communities & Classroom for Diversity, Inclusion and Non-Violence Education.” A member of Alfred University’s faculty, Dan Napolitano, and several

NYCC 2011: National Gaming Day

Like talking to teenagers about sex, not enough serious conversation happens between elementary/middle school students and their adult counterparts (teachers and parents) about playing video games. And if the kids do ask the questions are asked the responses are finite

NYCC 2011: National Gaming Day

Like talking to teenagers about sex, not enough serious conversation happens between elementary/middle school students and their adult counterparts (teachers and parents) about playing video games. And if the kids do ask the questions are asked the responses are finite

NMSA 2010: Looking at the Helicopters

The last time I attended the National Middle School Association (NMSA) conference was in 2008. I returned excited about “brain theory” or “teaching to the brain” and the use of text messaging as a classroom tool. The latter session was

NMSA 2010: Looking at the Helicopters

The last time I attended the National Middle School Association (NMSA) conference was in 2008. I returned excited about “brain theory” or “teaching to the brain” and the use of text messaging as a classroom tool. The latter session was

Communion-ity

What would you do to change education if you ruled the world? That’s how Jon Snyder began the Bank Street Niemeyer Panel at the Times Center on 41st Street – March 1, 2010. The discussion: Race, Class, and Reform. The

Communion-ity

What would you do to change education if you ruled the world? That’s how Jon Snyder began the Bank Street Niemeyer Panel at the Times Center on 41st Street – March 1, 2010. The discussion: Race, Class, and Reform. The