Daily Archives: June 5, 2007


Day of Discovery – Discovery Education Science Connection

Little did I know that I would receive this event announcement following the heels of my last post about professional development and teacher leaders. Next Tuesday will be a Day of Discovery at the Peabody Orlando on International Drive (Download fl_desc_day.pdf) Highlights for day include: Opening Presentation – "Don’t Look at the Duck! The Wonderful


I hear music…

My friend and I were walking down the street one day:  He said, "I hear music…"  As if there was any other way to take it in… "I see music?" -Mitch Hedberg I was recently reviewing the new publisher materials for social studies, science and music (can you believe we’ve made it to the point


Shark Week is Coming…and You Are Invited!

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of Shark Week on the Discovery Channel.  This July, Discovery is hosting an exclusive private reception and screening to celebrate this incredible milestone.  As a STAR Discovery Educator, you have a chance to be there!  On Wednesday, July 18, 2007, the DEN will take 10 lucky STAR Discovery Educators


What's an ETTC?

Just another annoying acronym to try & remember? Well, maybe, but it’s one that you definately should!!  Did you know that every county in NJ has an Educational Technology Training Center (ETTC)?  Funded by the NJ State DOE, each ETTC is dedicated to providing opportunities for teachers to continuously increase their technological competence in a


NJAET & Me….and You Too!

If you are not already a member, please consider joining the New Jersey Association for Educational Technology. NJAET  is a group of over 700 educators (teachers, computer coordinators, administrators, consultants, etc.) who are working to promote the use of technology in education. Purposes of the organization include:         establish communication among educational technologists