The Daily Find: February 22, 2012

The following sites were shared by community members through Twitter.

Study: Kids are the road to tech innovation
Shared by @mattscully

Don’t lecture me: Rethinking how college students learn
Shared by @DrTroyRoddy

The Ethical School: What happens when a strong culture can’t move reluctant teachers?
Shared by @teach2connect

Harvard conference seeks to jolt university teaching
Shared by @CarneySandoe

Engaging learners through digital storytelling: 40+ Resources and Tips
Shared by @butwait


Meet your Conference Bloggers at

Sarah Hanawald
Innovation, Live-blogs and a Tweet or Two…
I’m so excited to have the opportunity to attend the NAIS Annual conference in Seattle this year. I’ll be serving as a conference blogger for the first time, with a focus on live blogging the general conference sessions. I began live-blogging the conference in 2009, but this is the first time it’ll be “official!”…MORE


Jonathan Martin
EdLeader21 at NAIS: An “open letter” invitation
Dear Fellow NAIS Educator:
I am writing you because I believe you share with me a passion to lead learning forward and I think you may be, like I am, eager to learn more about, practice, pilot, experiment with, collaborate around, and share advances in the arena often referred to as 21st century learning or “schools of the future.”At the NAIS meeting and around our regional meetings we have some…MORE


Patricia Russac
The State of Infographics in Education
The ubiquity of infographics in popular media has nearly reached a saturation point in terms of interest and novelty. Print and online outlets, such as GOODVisual.lyMashable, and The New York Times, have promulgated these graphics to readers eager for crisp designs and concise messaging. It is surprising, therefore, that infographics still remain scarce in K-12 classrooms. Education has yet to catch up to the public fascination with visual displays of information. Perhaps this is because infographics do not fit…MORE


Shared by Anne Weeks
What’s Wrong with the Teenage Mind?
The following article by Alison Gopnik was shared with the community by Anne Weeks. The article states that “Children today reach puberty earlier and adulthood later. The result: A log of teenage weirdness. You can read the January 28th Wall Street Journal article…MORE

Lisa Nielsen
Join the Innovative Educator Live Tonight on Teachers Teaching Teachers
Join me live on Teachers Teaching Teachers at tonight, Wednesday 2.22.12 at 9PM Eastern / 6PM Pacific/World Times: .I will be among an amazing mix of thoughtful people who will be helping each of us to reconsider our assumptions and to recast our questions about student engagement in high school and beyond. You can add to this mix by listening in and adding to the chat at Here’s what you have to look forward to…MORE

Megan Brady-Ridley College
Ridley College Duke of Edinburgh Dogsledding Trip 2012
A group of 12 students under the guidance of Mr. Campbell travelled four hours North of Ridley to participate in the Duke of Edingburgh dogsledding trip over the Family Day long weekend. The Duke of Ed award is a program that encourages youth to be active, to participate in new activities and to pursue their own interests in four areas: community service, personal skill development, adventurous journey and physical recreation. Students can…MORE


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