Monthly Archives: January 2007

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Special Request:)

Special Request:)

Hi DEN:) Random request — I’m wondering if anyone has an old plan book they might be able to lend me (I promise I’ll send it back!) to use as a sample in a class I’m teaching.   I want to show some non-educators who are considering making a career change what it really means to

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Guest Blogger – Kay Teehan

I asked STAR DEN member and author Kay Teehan to shed some light with everyone else her experience from last week’s FETC Conference 2007. Here’s what she had to say: The Florida Educational Technology Conference was, as usual, information overload for all who attended. Here are some of the highlights that I came away from

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Even more del.icio.us – Bookmarking and Subscribing

Yesterday we follow the trail of breadcrumbs left by other educators, and wound up with a treasure chest filled with del.icio.us websites.  Today we’ll be looking at blazing our own trail and how to make it all really simple. First things first, if you’re going to use del.icio.us, you need to know how to bookmark

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Share 2 cents with Cable in the Classroom Magazine

Cable in the Classroom Magazine is seeking input from teachers for an upcoming issue. They’re looking for responses to the question: How do you keep your students motivated through the last two months of school? If you’d like to weigh in, send an email to Ellen Ullman (ellen.ullman@earthlink.com) with the following information A 2-3 sentence

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Journeying through del.icio.us

Recently on Teach42, I took a little survey to find out what people’s favorite Web 2.0 websites were.  I was more than a little surprised by the clear winner, del.icio.us. For those of you that aren’t familiar with del.icio.us, it’s essentially a place to save your bookmarks.  However, what makes it a little different is

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The Implementation blog

Want to maximize your unitedstreaming experience?  Check out the Discovery Education Implementation blog.  On this blog, the Implementation team highlights successes, illustrates creative ways to roll-out, train and use unitedstreaming, gives technical pointers, and keeps you up to date on any recent changes.  Recent posts include: Crazy Google error got you down?, Overview of unitedstreaming’s

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New on unitedstreaming!

We’ve listened to your input and have just added some new and exciting content to unitedstreaming.  Over 250 new Writing PromptsNew writing prompts based on the national English/Language Arts standards for writing by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Writing Prompts feature:– Difficulty levels to cover students beginning the writing process to those

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A Four Star Review

     I’m sure that most of us got into education for the sheer joy of teaching and working with children. We watched our own teachers and were inspired. But nobody warned us about grading and paper work and that was probably one of the great surprises of student teaching. Evaluating really creative work like

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Welcome back Florida!

As the DEN continues to grow and evolve, the DEN blog network is doing the same.  We’ve had a number of DEN members contact us and let us know that they wanted to step up and take over their regional blog so that it continues to be a way for local DEN’s to maintain contact

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