The Daily Find: February 25, 2013



Pat Bassett Offers Two Sessions at 2013 NAIS Annual Conference
Pat Bassett, the President of NAIS will present two sessions at this year at the 2013 Annual Conference.

Thursday, February 28,
Greatness: 25 Factors Great Schools Have in Common

Friday, March 1
Greatness: 25 Factors Great Teachers Have in Common

You can learn more about each of these and access session resources…[MORE]


Blending Curriculum and Technology for the 21st Century
Presented by Nishant Mehta, Robert Powers and Sherry Ward
VIEW Slide Stack
Presentation for NBOA February 25 in Philadelpha
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Why I Attend NAIS
By Larry Kahn
I first started attending NAIS several years ago to help Dr. Chris Bigenho with his Classrooms of the Future Initiative. In those days, Chris enlisted the help of several progressive technology educators to lead conversations with NAIS attendees about things they were doing to enhance learning in their classrooms by leveraging new technologies…[MORE]

#NAISAC13 here I come!
By Lorri Carroll
I am SO excited for NAIS 2013. I have been looking forward to this for a very long time… on the way home from NAISAC11, I set a goal  to present at an NAIS conference, but knew I couldn’t swing a trip to the west coast for 2012. When I saw that 2013 was in  Philly, I was in! I had some ideas for presentations and threw some out to some twitter “friends”. I feel so grateful that…[MORE]

Crazy Week Ahead
By Vinnie Vrotny
The last week of February is one of the most hectic of the year. It is during this week that both the Illinois Computer Educators (ICE) Conference is held in St. Charles IL at the Pheasant Run Resort. This will my 22nd ICE Conference, either on the vendor floor, as an attendee, a spotlight speaker, or workshop presenter. It is during this week that the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)…[MORE]

SchneiderB at the NAIS Annual Conference 2013
By Brendan Schneider
There are many reasons I enjoy attending conferences. I find the professional development experiences invaluable from the keynote speakers to the break-out sessions. The networking is fun and the time after the “official” conference ends each day and the informal conversations begin is where I tend to have the most interesting conversations and where the ‘in-the-trenches’ learning occurs…[MORE]

Students Share Characteristics of their Favorite Teachers
By Bill Powers via Twitter
A few weeks ago I had a Twitter dialogue with Reed Gillespie (@rggillespie) an AP at Kettle Run High School in Nokesville, VA. and Angela Maiers (@AngelaMaiers ) who coined the phrase#YouMatter and is an author, educator, and national speaker. Our conversation revolved around a post from…[MORE]


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