Daily Archives: December 18, 2007

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Texas Needs You!

Texas Needs You!

Elaine Plybon, blog coordinator for the Texas DEN Leadership Council, needs YOU! The Irving Independent School District in Irving, Texas, for which she works, has an annual Technology Media Fair. This year, the district has opened up several categories for online judging. The hope, above all, is that this will help keep district students excited

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Podcasts Anyone?

I would like to know if there are any Iowans out there who are currently podcasting with their students or for their students. It seems to be that putting audio or video out on the internet with easy access and viewing has created an easy way for students to get excited but at the same

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RL Project

I know that for the most part I normally post about SL events in this blog. Here’s an exception to the rule…’cause it’s a REALLY wonderful opportunity to show students how far their reach really is in this digital age. Elaine Plybon (you know her as Celestia Cazelet) shared this information: I work for a

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Virtual Judges Needed in Texas

Message from the TX DEN LC: A fellow DEN Leadership Council needs your help. The Irving Independent School Districtin Irving, Texas, has an annual Technology Media Fair. This year, the district has opened up several categories for online judging. The hope, above all, is that this will help keep district students excited about technology and

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ISTE Docent Gathering

Blogging ‘live’ from ISTE Island where a social gathering for Docents is currently taking place. A large snowman (and yes, KJ Hax attempted to sit on it AGAIN) dominates the skating rink as Docents try their hand at skating (thanks to the free skates available). This is the FIRST time EVER that I’ve skated and

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Free Program to DEN STAR Members!

Our friends at Tech4Learning have generously offered to give all interested STAR Discovery Educators a free copy of their very popular program, WebBlender. WebBlender is a great tool for combining all of the great content you find in Discovery Education streaming.  Web authoring, podcasting, digital storytelling and more!  From videos and images, to sound effects

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Life Integration

It amazes me how some people can turn a phrase that just captures paragraphs worth of thought and feeling. I just finished watching and listening to the archive of Daniel Pink’s webinar (though I need one more time through to catch up on the chat). “Life integration.” What a concept! Maybe it’s a Jeopardy answer

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