Friday, December 10, 2010

Littleton Public Schools - One of the Top School Districts in Colorado!

Our students are members of a great school district that constantly strives to make our student’s reach their potential. Littleton Public Schools has been “Accreditation with Distinction” – the highest accreditation a district can receive. For information on the “School View” site that was discussed in this news story, check out

Monday, October 18, 2010

Geoffrey Canada: "We're Not Doing Enough"

Geoffery Canada is the man responisble for a new documentary called "Waiting for Superman". He has been on many mainstream news channels with his ideas and interviews. I find his idea very interesting and thought-provoking.

Sir Ken Robinson: Do Schools Kill Creativity?

This video is an entertaining talk from a bright man. Sir Ken Robinson is a British educator who believes schools are doing a major injustice to students today. He is speaking at the TED conference. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design. The organization has one purpose, which is to spread ideas in all realms of life. The conference brings all the great thinkers of the world from all different arenas. This video is from 2006, however it is still a relevant topic of discussion. Enjoy.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Population Growth Explained with IKEA Boxes

This video was from the site I found it interesting to listen to Hans Rosling talk about how population growth will affect the next forty years.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Learn to Change, Change to Learn

This short video gives some information about a new set of literacy that is becoming more imporant than the literacies that are being taught in today's schools. As an educator this is a challenge to change how we approach lessons every single day. For parents, it is a way for you to push for an educational system that teaches critical thinking skills and other 21st century skills.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Looking Into the Future - ISTE 2010

This was a presentation that I attended this summer at the ISTE Conference in Denver. This presentation is intended for teachers but gives an eye-opening view into the future. It is a longer video than the other three but is worth it if you have some time.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Did You Know?

The original video in this series was created by a teacher at Arapahoe High School. This is a revised version that contains much of the same information.

A Vision of K-12 Students Today

Although this video is intended for teachers, I think it has value for parents as well to know relate to their children.

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