Daily Archives: April 3, 2007

Google Earth Webinar Free (Tomorrow!)

Google Earth Webinar Free (Tomorrow!)

DEN webinars are a great free resource. Wednesday, April 4, at 5 PM – 6 PM Eastern time, I am giving one entitled "Staggeringly Good Things About Mixing Google Earth and Media".  We’ll talk about mixing audio, graphics, and videos into the real terrain of Google Earth in ways you may not have thought of. 

Yahoo! for Teachers

Recently, DEN member Dale Basler traveled to St. Louis for the National Science Teacher Association Conference, where he was introduced to Yahoo! Teachers. Yahoo! Teachers promises a peer network where teachers "create, modify and share standards-based curriculum." While it is not yet, active, you can find your school and identify yourself in the peer network,

DEN National Poster Contest Winners

We are pleased to unveil the final design from this year’s DEN National Poster Contest.  Nine students of STAR Discovery Educators have their work incorporated into the design.  Congratulations to all students who participated!  The submissions were great. All STAR Discovery Educators will be sent a copy of this year’s poster later this month.  Display

EdTechConnect tomorrow: Staggeringly Great Things Mixing Media and Google Earth

Don’t forget that tomorrow we’re kicking off EdTechConnect weekly with Hall Davidson’s Staggeringly Great Things Mixing Media and Google Earth.  As anybody who has seen Hall present before knows, every presentation is unique and guarantees to be both educational and exciting! Cost to you?  NONE!  As always, EdTechConnect is offered to you free of charge!

Lets Get The Blogging Started

Most readers of this blog will be either teachers with a high level of interest in integrating technology or Instructional Technology Resource Teachers. With that in mind, I wanted to start the blogging with other Virginia educators talking about some useful ways to use United Streaming to produce interactive activities for students. I often create

Don’t Miss This Awesome Opportunity

Last July, Kathryn Staton (STAR DEN, Augusta County), and I were fortunate to be selected to represent Virginia at the DEN 2006 National Leadership Conference in Silver Spring, MD. This summer there will be three DEN Summer Institutes for STAR DEN members. Institutes and Dates: Discovery Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD – June 18-22Bahamas Cruise

The Story of Movies

     Tim Childers over on the Tennessee blog tipped me off to the “Story of Movies” website.      I didn’t have to look far to find this quote from Martin Scorsese: “Movies are a door to knowledge — knowledge of society, knowledge of history, knowledge of art. The Story of Movies opens these