Daily Archives: September 8, 2006



I love comics. They’re fun, to the point and a little sassy. This week, I found two that I’d like to share with you. The first one is of a man in a confessional and the priest thinking, "Oh, This is SO going in my blog." This happened to me today when I was talking

2nd graders are Award Winning Podcasters!

Here’s some inspiration for all of us this year! DEN Member Linda Rood, of Saddleback Valley Unified School District, 2nd graders are award winning podcasters!!! That’s right!  Even 2nd graders are getting swept away in the podcasting craze! You have to check out some of their podcasts at http://web.mac.com/lrood/iWeb/Site/Podcast/Podcast.html What I love the most about

Educators Are Out of This World!

OK so for a lot of you, your school has just begun.  Feeling tied down to a mountain of papers yet?  Hopefully this post will leave you feeling a little lighter – zero gravity lighter! Recently ultra-unitedstreaming user and, micro-gravity explorer, Janet English, got to experience a sensation most of us can only dream of. 

The Loss of Steve Irwin

With the untimely death of Steve Irwin, many of us have struggled this week to cope with the loss to his family and to our television world.  I know students out there were saddened to lose such a magnetic personality and hero in the animal-loving world.  In response, we will be willing to accept letters

Helping Students Mourn Steve Irwin

In the days since the death of Steve Irwin, we’ve received a number of comments from DEN teachers about the difficulties their students are having dealing with this tragedy. According to news articles posted this week, psychologists have said that adults need to realize that for children, Irwin’s death has a similar impact as Kennedy