Monthly Archives: August 2006

Podcasting: Resources to Explore

Podcasting has evolved into a meaningful educational tool over the past year or so. Yet, many of us, including moi, are trying to get a handle on just what podcasting, RSS feeds, and audio tools are and how these tools are used within the K-12 world. So.. I did some net searches on Wisconsin and

Survivor Tip #21

Google Earth and Atlas I am geographically challenged. Jannita in California can account for this. The poor DEN members that had to ride in the car with me in Atlanta know this. I rely heavily on my Garmin. It’s the best technology gadget I think I’ve ever bought. My poor ipod has sat uncharged since

Meet Guest Blogger Dave Kootman!

A few months ago I received a call from a gentleman that wanted to learn more about the Discovery Educator Network.  Upon returning his call, I learned that he had already applied to the DEN and was anxious to be approved and have the opportunity to tap into our resources. We spent quite a while

Survivor Tip #20

How many of you make use of the resources on the Discovery Educator Network website? If you download one, do you upload one to share with others? The resources found on the DEN website are YOUR resources, created by DEN Members for DEN Members. You can show activity by uploading resources to share with your

Challenge Champions

Over the past the year the implementation team has partnered with teachers, principals, technology coordinators, librarians, and more to help launch and integrate unitedstreaming in over 60,000 schools. Along the way customers have faced an implementation challenge or two.  Here are a few examples of those challenges and the creative solutions used to overcome them!

Mining for Curriculum

Are you in need of some PA History content for your classroom?  Are you in the mood for a free fun filled field trip that will take you back to the 19th century?  Well, look no further, the DEN is here to help.  The Delaware and Pennsylvania Discovery Educator Network will be hosting a field


On October 1, Discovery Channel will present the first installment of DISCOVERY ATLAS, a four part series during the month of October that will profile the rich cultures, social diversities and natural phenomena of China, Italy, Australia and Brazil. The journey begins Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006, at 9 p.m. ET/PT, with the world premiere on

Survivor Tip #19

Kathleen McCarron, a Superstar from Leon County, has a great tip to share that deals directly with a new feature of unitedstreaming. How many of you noticed that we no longer have "Playlists" but rather "My Content", which allows you to bookmark Writing Prompts, Videos, Images, and everything else in unitedstreaming? Well Kathleen has found