Archives for May, 2006

  1. My 1st Grunion Run

    Thanks to DEN member Tom Lau… I had the opportunity to attend yet another field trip to a place I have wanted to go for years…. A GRUNION RUN!  It only happens here in CA… we are soo lucky?  Have you ever been on one? Tom and his highschool students piled in the bus at […]

  2. Museum of Tolerance

    I have wanted to go the Museum of Tolerance for well over a year… but you know how it goes… one thing then another.  But when DEN member Char Gould emailed and asked if I wanted to tag-a-long, I didn’t let this opportunity pass.  So off I went with a bunch of high school students.  […]

  3. More Key Features and Functionality of the new unitedstreaming

    The new unitedstreaming will include innovative teacher tools, such as the Assignment Builder and Quiz Center, allowing educators to select content for student access.  The new Writing Prompt Generator tool will work with any image on unitedstreaming allowing you to create your own writing prompts. Teacher-Managed Student Access Students will be able to access and […]

  4. Professional Development

    Where would the next generation of Discovery Education unitedstreaming be without next generation Professional Development tools? We understand that state-of-the art Professional Development that offers differentiated instructional approaches, practical classroom application, staff development credit and on-demand access is critical as the world of digital media evolves. With the next generation of Discovery Education unitedstreaming, we’ve […]

  5. Stream-A-Thon for the NEW unitedstreaming

    To celebrate the NEW unitedstreaming being released, the Discovery Educator Network is going to be hosting our very first 12 hour Streamathon!  On Monday, June 5th, from 8:00am EST until 8:00pm EST we are going to be hosting a massive webinar that will be your opportunity to get the inside scoop on all the new […]

  6. Key Features and Functionality of the new unitedstreaming

    Besides an enhanced site design, the new unitedstreaming will include improved search functionality for more accurate results, faster.  A dynamic drill-down navigation menu will drive targeted search results. In addition, you will continue to have the ability to search by keyword, subject, grade or curriculum standard. New Video Content More than 1,000 new titles will […]

  7. Powerful New Tools and Resources

    The new unitedstreaming will include innovative teacher tools such as the Assignment Builder and Quiz Center that will allow educators to select content for student access.  The new Writing Prompt Generator tool will work with any image on unitedstreaming and give you the ability to create your own writing prompts. Teacher-Managed Student AccessStudents will be […]

  8. Webinar Streamathon!

    To celebrate the NEW unitedstreaming being released, the Discovery Educator Network is going to be hosting our very first 12 hour Streamathon!  On Monday, June 5th, from 8:00am EST until 8:00pm EST we are going to be hosting a massive webinar that will be your opportunity to get the inside scoop on all the new […]

  9. Tip #22: Photoshop Elements – How to Take Images to a New Level

    (from Brad Fountain – NC/SC DEN Field Manager) Well this seems to be an appropriate follow-up to Rachel’s wonderful post about the image collection in unitedstreaming.  For those of you unfamiliar with it, Adobe Photoshop Elements is a software program that allows you to edit, organize, and add special effects to photos/images.  With schools continuing […]

  10. The Next Generation of unitedstreaming

    You have heard the news, haven’t you?  unitedstreaming is getting a serious upgrade in June! Via unitedstreaming.com/comingsoon/ Fully Customizable: Create your My Homepage for weekly video updates and personalized content based on subject and grade level. Innovative Tools: Improvements have been made to Assignment Builder, Quiz Center, and Writing Prompt Generator to support creation of […]

  11. Tip#22: Photoshop Elements – How to take Images to a New Level

    From Brad Fountain (Field Manager, NC/SC) Well this seems to be an appropriate follow-up to Rachel’s wonderful post about the image collection in unitedstreaming.  For those of you unfamiliar with it, Adobe Photoshop Elements is a software program that allows you to edit, organize, and add special effects to photos/images.  With schools continuing to use […]

  12. More Key Features and Functionality of the new unitedstreaming

    The new unitedstreaming will include innovative teacher tools, such as the Assignment Builder and Quiz Center, allowing educators to select content for student access.  The new Writing Prompt Generator tool will work with any image on unitedstreaming allowing you to create your own writing prompts. Teacher-Managed Student Access Students will be able to access and […]

  13. Two PA DEN Members on Their Way to NECC

    Congratulations to Kerri Detsch and Joanne Perry of Kane Area High School for winning the resource upload contest!  Both Kerri and Joanne earned a trip to NECC in San Diego as a result of all their hard work.  Thanks for representing PA in the promotion!  Eight other DEN members from eight different states also won […]

  14. Tip#22: Photoshop Elements – How to take Images to a New Level

    From Brad Fountain (Field Manager, NC/SC) Well this seems to be an appropriate follow-up to Rachel’s wonderful post about the image collection in unitedstreaming.  For those of you unfamiliar with it, Adobe Photoshop Elements is a software program that allows you to edit, organize, and add special effects to photos/images.  With schools continuing to use […]

  15. Key Features and Functionality of the new unitedstreaming

    Besides an enhanced site design, the new unitedstreaming will include improved search functionality for more accurate results, faster.  A dynamic drill-down navigation menu will drive targeted search results. In addition, you will continue to have the ability to search by keyword, subject, grade or curriculum standard. New Video Content More than 1,000 new titles will […]

  16. The New unitedstreaming

    More Key Features and Functionality of the new unitedstreaming The new unitedstreaming will include innovative teacher tools, such as the Assignment Builder and Quiz Center, allowing educators to select content for student access.  The new Writing Prompt Generator tool will work with any image on unitedstreaming allowing you to create your own writing prompts. Teacher-Managed […]

  17. 1st Annual DEN WAMI Beach Party

      Let’s end the school year with splash and a big wave of relief.… Pack your beach towels, chairs, and family and head down to the beach. 1st Annual WAMI DEN Family Beach Party. (I stole this one from my old district… WAMI means We All Made It!) Join us at Bolsa Chica State Beach […]