Daily Archives: May 1, 2007

Three Cheers for the Tribeca Film Festival!

Three Cheers for the Tribeca Film Festival!

Last Saturday, I was given a great opportunity by the Discovery Educator Network to attend a Discovery Film premier at the Tribeca Film Festival.  I joined my fellow DEN members, Jennifer Dorman, Marti McGrath & Beverly Plein for the premier of Doubletime, an amazingly inspirational documentary about competitive jump roping (yes that sport actually exists-

NJ DEN & You- At Monmouth U!

I’ll let you in on a little secret-  I can never pass up an opportunity to rhyme!  So, I hope you’ll learn to live with many of my post titles 🙂 The NJ DEN has arranged a great opportunity for you to get together with other teachers around the state who are also motivated &

SCeTV Summer Workshop

Here is some great information from SCeTV! Join us we will be planning a DEN event as well… ETV is happy to announce that registration for our first Summer Technology Workshop (July 31-August 2) will open on Wednesday, May 2. Over the three days, ETV will offer 66 sessions covering many topics related to technology


Happy May! Spring is here!    Auburn teachers have been exploring the idea of creating podcasts. Discovery Network did a workshop for us using the program Audacity. The presentation went very well and stirred up excitement. As always in technology and in our multiple platform world there are  somethings to think about for us Mainers,

What time is it?….SOL Time!

Not only has the warm weather arrived, but so has SOL time. I’ve received emails from teachers who are looking for fun innovative ways to review for SOL’s. Luckily this was a topic on the ITRT (Instructional Technology Resource Teacher) message board. Chris Wyatt, ITRT for Hampton City Schools in Hampton,VA has created a wiki

Freedom Writers gets Two Thumbs Up!

Okay, I am probably the last STAR DEN member to see Freedom Writers.  I finally broke down and rented it last night. Freedom Writers with Hillary Swank is one of the best "teacher" movies I’ve ever seen.  Let’s just set the record straight.  I do not cry at movies.  I’ve learned the technique of looking