Monthly Archives: November 2005

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Reaching for the STARS in New Hampshire

Reaching for the STARS in New Hampshire

Today, I had the pleasure to meet several incredible teachers representing multiple New England States at the 2005 Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference.  During our time together, we examined ways in which unitedstreaming, along with other free web-based technologies, can support their efforts in providing curriculum materials appropriate for their increasingly diverse classrooms.  As promised, I

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Contribute to our Classroom Resource Guide

We are currently working on the fourth edition of the Discovery Education Classroom Resource Guide and are looking for interested teachers to contribute articles or ideas for publication. The theme of this issue, which will be mailed in mid-April to unitedstreaming users, will be "Preparing for the Test" and will provide ideas and tips for

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Discovery at IETC 2005!

The 12th annual Illinois Education & Technology Conference was held at the Crowne Plaza Convention Center in Springfield on November 17 and 18, and I was pleased to see many Illinois DEN members at our presentation and at the Discovery booth in the Exhibit Hall. I was joined by Chris Ryan and Joanne Hayes, the

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DEN Pre-Conference Registration

Here is the list of folks who have already registered for our special DEN pre-conference session at PETE&C.  These are the names I have as of today (11-25-05).  Let me know if you need to register or if I forgot to add your name to the list. Download petec_den_registration_1125.xls

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And the winners are…

Once again, we had 33 Discovery Educators participate in this round of the ticket game.  There were a total of 333 tickets in the drawing.  Some had one ticket and one had 54 tickets.  The five winning tickets, drawn in front of four witnesses (i.e., three of my Thanksgiving guests and my beagle, Harvey), had

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Region 10's Evening of Discovery!

Wow – what an amazing evening!  On November 17, almost 100 educators from the Region 10 area gathered together to meet some new people, learn new ideas for utilizing unitedstreaming and enjoy a fabulous dinner from Blue Mesa!   Thanks to all that made the night a priority!  We enjoyed great presentations from DEN members on

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Share the news with your colleagues

Have you been thinking about conducting your first training session as a Discovery Educator, but need that extra incentive to get moving?  Have you been conducting training sessions all year and want some free stuff for all your hard work?  Well, you are in luck! Beginning today until December 31, 2005, you can receive rewards

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DEN Training Rewards

Have you been thinking about conducting your first training session as a Discovery Educator, but need that extra incentive to get moving?  Have you been conducting training sessions all year and want some free stuff for all your hard work?  Well, you are in luck! Beginning today until December 31, 2005, you can receive rewards

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Cupertino School District Gets a Jump Start

This afternoon I was able to spend 2 hours with 15 terrific educators from Cupertino District.  Donna Axelson and the unitedstreaming implementation rep, set up this training that allowed these teachers to get their school start up kits which included posters, user guides, post it notes, and a variety of other resources. I was able

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Fall has arrived!

My recent trip up north proved, contrary to popular belief by some of our East Coast colleagues, that California indeed does experience the beautiful Fall season.  I am sure the neighbors were wondering why this “tourist” kept pulling over, jumping out of the car, and snapping pictures, but I just couldn’t get enough of the

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