Daily Archives: April 26, 2007

DESC Summer Institute

DESC Summer Institute

In order to train, support and connect new customers of Science Connection we are hosting a special professional development institute this August in Valley Forge, PA.  The first ever Discovery Education Science Connection Summer Institute will allow participants to: Receive intensive professional development on Science Connection as a resource to support inquiry-based learning and differentiated

M-I-C…See You at NECC?…

…K-E-Y…Why?  Because we like you!  OK, I’m done with the shameless song cliche 🙂 We hope you are going to be able to attend NECC 2007 in Atlanta this June- It’s sure to be filled with AMAZING opportunities for learning & getting to know your fellow DEN members better. Please visit the DEN National Home

My Dentist has a Tablet PC!

Last night I had my regular checkup at the dentist (no cavities, thank you), and was amazed to see the technology that they have. Of course, I am talking of technology beyond the X-ray machine and standard medical equipment. I am talking about the tablet PC that the dental technician picked off its base, and

Digital shelves for your real word stuff

Way back in the day I seriously geeked out over a piece of software called Delicious Library.  It allowed you to use a webcam to scan bar codes off of books, cd’s and dvd’s, and then organize them on digital bookshelves.  You could see your entire collection visually and use it to keep track of

Planet Earth – Behind the Scenes with Dr. Penny Allen

Over 1000 students and teachers attended the Planet Earth webinar and were treated to an incredible behind the scenes glimpse at the groundbreaking series.  Dr. Allen — joining the webinar from London — shared her many incredible experiences filming the world’s most fascinating animals and habitats. If you weren’t able to attend the webinar live,

DEN at NECC 2007

There are plans in the works for a DEN gathering at NECC in Atlanta!  In order to make this a successful event, we need all DEN members to take a short survey.  Literally, it is only two clicks and you’re done! You can access the survey by clicking here. Thanks for your help!  It could

Anyone Going to NECC?

The 28th annual National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) will be held in Atlanta, GA from June 24th through June 27th. What is the purpose of NECC? Our purpose? To help shape the future of education. How? By bringing together the best Ed Tech has to offer. NECC 2007 boasts more than 700 presentations in a