Archive for June, 2013

21 Things That Will Be Obsolete by 2020 — Your predictions?

After reading several articles in the MindShift series on School Days in the Future, the following list was published on the MindShift blog regarding some things that might become extinct in our schools by 2020.  After reviewing the following list, I believe that some of these are in the process of change or elimination now in our […]

School’s Out for Summer!

If you’re looking for something to do this summer, the Preschool Services Department is having a couple of fun professional development events that you might be interested in attending. The 2013 Region 10 Pre-K Boot Camp will be held in Kaufman on June 24–25, 2013. The theme is “Fairy Tales and Flip Flops” and we’d […]

Registration is Now Open for the 2013-2014 Digital Fluency Academy!

The Digital Fluency Academy is designed to develop and enhance the capacity of participants to teach and learn      effectively in a digital world. This program provides extensive professional development for administrators, teachers, librarians, and in select settings, students. Program Objectives: Provide an environment where students do not power down when entering the classroom but are […]

The Nonverbal Message

We all know that at least 80% of our communication and message are delivered nonverbally.  However, did you also know that how we view ourselves and others is communicated by our nonverbal actions.  Please take time to watch this quick clip; it will help make each of us aware of how we share who and […]