The Daily Find: February 15, 2013

NAIS Conference News

Wireless at this year’s Conference
It is Here! Wireless at this year’s Annual Conference. This has the potential of increasing interactivity throughout the conference and the Online Community. Follow this link to learn [MORE]

Cathy Davidson Photo Credit: Duke University

Meet Cathy Davidson
Meet Cathy Davidson, Keynote speaker for Friday, March 1 3:00 to 4:30. You can read a short bio then explore resources that will further introduce you to her work and what she may share with us at NAISAC13…[MORE]

New This Year…Mobile App for the Conference
You can learn more about this new feature and learn how you can download and begin to use the official conference APP…[MORE]

Conference Workshop News

Graham S. Wyatt to Speak at 2013 NAIS Annual Conference
February 28, 2013
1:30-2:30 p.m.

RAMSA Partner Graham S. Wyatt will present “Building as Teaching Tool: Kohler Environmental Center at Choate Rosemary Hall” at the 2013 National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Annual Conference. Joining Mr. Wyatt will be Joe Scanio, lead teacher at the Kohler Environmental Center, and Kathleen Lyons Wallace, Associate Headmaster and Dean of Academic Affairs at Choate Rosemary Hall. Their presentation will focus on RAMSA’s recently-completed LEED Platinum Kohler Environmental Center at Choate Rosemary Hall…[MORE]

Independent School Bloggers

EdCaMP Independent Schools
Kelsey Vroomunn
Extend your NAIS experience and attend Saturday’s Edcamp specifically for independent schools.  An edcamp is an unconference, which throws out the traditional presenter/attendee dichotomy and recognizes that everyone has something to share.  The day’s schedule of presentations will emerge organically when…[MORE]

Contribution, Not Participation—Helping Introverted Kids
By Mark Crotty
Recently The Atlantic published “Introverted Kids Need to Learn to Speak Up at School.” The author is Jessica Lahey, a teacher from New Hampshire who also writes about education and parenting for The New York Times. I don’t question that Ms. Lahey wants the best for her students. She writes…[MORE]

NAISAC Addition:

Heard on Twitter

  • The state of our union is…dumber: How the linguistic standard of the presidential address has declined…[STORY]  Shared by Dan Pink
  • Change DNA by Grant Lichtman…[STORYShared by Michael Wirtz

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