Monthly Archives: September 2007

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Apply to be a Cable Leader in Learning

Opportunity to Honor Local Innovators in Education Applications are now being accepted nationwide for individuals who implement creative learning programs in their communities, helping to push education progress  to new heights. Cable’s Leaders in Learning Awards recognize outstanding educators, administrators, policymakers, and other community leaders at the forefront of innovation in education. Applications are now

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14th Annual Illinois Education and Technology Conference

Registration is now open for the 14th Annual Illinois Education and Technology Conference (IETC)! http://www.il-edtech.org DATE OF CONFERENCE: Thursday, Nov. 15 – Friday, Nov. 16, 2007 WHERE: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Springfield, IL WHAT IS IETC? This conference is an exciting opportunity which will educators, technology coordinators and others interested in improving quality of education, an

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Travel Channel Academy

Learn Digital Filmmaking from the Pros at the Travel ChannelLearn. Shoot. Earn. Do you want a chance to share your experiences with people around the world? Are you passionate about places you’ve been or things you’ve seen? Do you want to learn filmmaking from people who actually make a living doing it? At Travel Channel,

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FREE Science Fair DVD Kit!

Something for nothing?  You better believe it!  RESERVE YOUR FREE science fair DVD kit today  from Elmer’s and Discovery Education! Loaded with great ideas and organizational tips, the FREE “Science Fair Central” kit and DVD will help your middle and elementary school students excel while making the process less stressful for students, parents and you!

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30 Years of Change

As I start my 29th year of teaching, I am reminded of all the changes that have occurred in the classroom.  I know I have had many different hair styles and colors, eventually going back to the original color. I began teaching in high heels and now have come back down to reality.  But the biggest changes

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Discovery Education Science Wins Teachers' Choice Award

Learning magazine has honored Discovery Education with a 2008 Teachers’ Choice Award, recognizing Discovery Education Science as an exemplary product.  For the last decade, the Learning magazine Teachers’ Choice Awards have heralded the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products.  Each year the program’s nationwide panel of teacher-judges names the standouts in books, classroom supplies, educational

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Boot Camp

Drop and give me a close-up, a reverse angle, and don’t forget the rule of thirds, maggot! Well, I wasn’t quite that demanding yesterday out in Harrisburg, PA, but it really was the second annual boot camp for technology coaches in the Keystone state’s Classrooms for the Future program. I got to spend the day

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First 'Meerkat Monday' a Hit!

I just left Second Life (literally seconds ago) and I think all would agree that despite our inability to show an episode from Meerkat Manor and despite the terrible lag a good time was had by all.  In addition to receiving special, one-of-a-kind Meerkat t-shirts (heh, if you didn’t get yours, just show up next

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