Daily Archives: September 5, 2006

Steve Irwin's Impact Through the Eyes of our Educators

Steve Irwin's Impact Through the Eyes of our Educators

Ughh… Honestly I found myself pretty down today.  I listened to people’s conversations at tables around mine at breakfast, my husband came back with reports that it was definitely the "water cooler" topic at his work.  Seriously, is this legend gone?!? By the time I arrived home all I wanted to do was curl up

Day of Discovery Registration Information

REGISTER NOW… for an awesome back-to-school DEN experience! What:   Day of Discovery  – Explore digital media integration, educational podcasting, unitedstreaming updates, and digital storytelling with DEN Staff and WI DEN Leaders.  Keynote by the Director of the DEN, Scott Kinney, on the evolution of digital media in the classroom. See the attached detailed Agenda! Download

Discovery Science Update

The Power of DEN! Thank you all who signed up to beta-test Discovery Science Connections. Looks like the response was very powerful and they have filled all the slots. If you did not respond in time, don’t fret. Just keep your eyes open for the next chance to beta-test one of Discovery’s products and share

I Heard It through the Grapevine

When Marvin Gaye sung the classic "I Heard It through the Grapevine" in 1968 (I know most of you weren’t even born yet), his grapevine didn’t contain good news.  Our grapevine is "The Good News Grapevine." Good news about how teachers are using unitedstreaming are starting to pour in. I hope I get to all

Steve Irwin

This was one of those moments… I heard and saw the headline and my first reaction was to think, "What?"  I wasn’t able to wrap my head around what I was seeing or hearing.  For a brief moment there was disbelief.  Then the flood of questions… the hows and whys??  Still more disbelief.  How can

RainForest Maths

Special thanks to DEN Member Sharon Rief (LAUSD) for pointing out this great website "RAINFOREST maths" for interactive math activities for Kindergarten through 6th grade!  You have to take a look… it has activities for all the different types of standards! Check it out and let us know what you think. http://www.rainforestmaths.com/

Podcasting Tutorials from Atomic Learning

Podcasting with Audacity and Garageband are probably the 2 most requested Webinars and Workshops for me to host.  And one of the number 1 questions is… is this recorded somewhere?!?! Well, I just received word that Atomic Learning has free video tutorials until Sept 15th.  So hurry up and check this one out! Might even

Memories of the "Crocodile Hunter"

By now, probably everyone has heard the news of the tragic death of Steve Irwin, the "Crocodile Hunter" on Animal Planet broadcasts. Some may not know that the Animal Planet is a part of the Discovery Communications group, and so Irwin’s death touches us all even more deeply. Here are a few excerpts from an