Daily Archives: January 26, 2006

Closed Captioning

Closed Captioning

Want to help your kids increase their reading fluency by watching movies?!?  Turn on that Closed Captioning.  Whenever you see a CC by a movie title it means that Closed Captioning is available in Windows Media Player. To turn on your Closed Captioning you must go to the hot link titled "Show Media Controls" when


The news of Playlists is spreading like fire through the districts in California. I have seen some excellent examples of teachers creating curriculum based playlists (i.e. 4th Grade Open Court Theme 2) and as all  DEN members do you are sharing your lists with your site and/or district. Remember, that you are the only one

Discovery Education is all about the podcasting

If you have even a remote interest in podcasting and education, you have to read the article  Students and Teachers, From K to 12, Hit the Podcasts from the New York Times.  Not only does it feature Discovery Educator Jeanne Halderson, recently feature on the Wisconsin DEN blog, but it also features Kathy Schrock, a

A million users!

Via the North & South Carolina blog: "Millionth View Celebration" 1,000,000 Views Did you know that with your help StreamlineSC is about to reach its Millionth View? Educators across our state have viewed almost 1,000,000 videos and we are going to CELEBRATE! The school that shows that millionth video will receive a projector from Discovery

21st century ‘cheating’ using Wikipedia

I got an IM from Kevin Lim this morning asking whether I knew anything about students posting papers up to Wikipedia, letting people fix them up and then turning them in.  I had never heard about that before, but it piqued my curiosity so I decide to do some Google Searches research.  While I didn’t

From ICE in Indianapolis!

Here we are in a Digital Nuts and Bolts workshop with wonderful, creative, K-12 teachers. We are working with video and editable clips and will post sample projects at the end of the day.