Monthly Archives: May 2007

NECC Update!

Plans for the National Educational Computing Conference are well underway.  In case you missed the earlier post, here is a recap, including a few updates and an opportunity to volunteer: DEN pre-conference event in cooperation with Animal Planet Summer Adventure! – Over 40 DEN members from across the country will be attending this full day

Quotations Book: In the immortal words of…. someone

Did you know that you needed a Web 2.0 source for quotes?  Of course you didn’t.  But now you have one!  Quotation Books is a website that lets you search for quotes by keyword or by category.  Type in your subject and inspiring, humorous, and stirring quotes will pop up in your browser window.  If

Heading Down to Atlanta for NECC?

Are you heading down to Atlanta for NECC this June? If so, be sure to check out the PA NECC 2007 wiki for loads of resources.  Add you name to the attendees page.  If you haven’t finalized your travel and lodging arrangements, be sure to see what other PA Discovery Educators are suggesting.  For those

A STAR studded EdTechConnect

Last week, we hosted our final EdTechConnect of the 06-07 school year.  We had four fantastic presenters who shared four incredibly diverse projects.  Thankfully, all four of them have agreed to share their presentations.  If you couldn’t attend, you should definitely scroll through them. You can always email the presenters if you’d like more information

Power in Numbers

Using graphs to find a downed power generator.  Triangulating where a fallen teammate lies.  Calculating angles and trajectories needed to bombard the enemy base. Is this what you do in math class right now?  I don’t see too many hands in the air.  But I bet your students are probably drooling.  This is the approach