Archives for April 18, 2007

  1. DEN's Earth and Space Virtual Project

    The DEN has created a new project to connect our students with one another.  The first misson will be to create a Google Earth placemark for your school site.  If you are thinking, "What is a Google Earth placemark?" don’t worry.  There is a webinar on Thursday at 1:00 for you and your students on […]

  2. Education Week – State Reports on Technology

    The latest report on Illinois technology use gives Illinois a C+.  Check out the report as we look forward to further discussion on how we can improve our grade!  Technology Counts 2007, which explores developments in educational technology over the past decade, tracks data from the 50 states and the District of Columbia in several […]

  3. Guest Blogging and the IL DEN

    Every week we would like to focus on issues related to education in Illinois, DEN issues, Discovery products and their uses, and general use of technology in our schools.   We would love to encourage guest bloggers from all of our DEN members.  If you would like to post to our IL blog, please send me […]

  4. Research on Powerpoint

    In response to Steve Dembo’s post on teach42 “can your presentation stand on its own?”, and a recent announcement that Google will soon unveil a powerpoint clone, I thought it might be relevant to look into the research on using powerpoint. DEN member Dale Basler recently tackled this issue on his newsvine site (re-posted with […]