Monthly Archives: January 2008

Tech TidBit #5: Who Needs DNA?

Tech TidBit #5: Who Needs DNA?

 submitted by Jeff Moore, 12.12.2007 In 2003, John Athan of northern New Jersey received an official-looking notice about a class-action lawsuit. He filled out the claim and sent it in. Unfortunately for him, there was no class action lawsuit. Police in Seattle had orchestrated the whole thing. Athan’s saliva on the envelope was enough to

DEN Virtual Conference – February 2nd

ATTENTION NY DEN Members!!! I’m writing to remind you that a very special event will be taking place this Saturday, February 2nd. It’s the 1st ever DEN Virtual Conference! The DEN Virtual Conference is a national event that provides educators like you a unique opportunity to experience Discovery Education’s high-quality professional development (FREE) from the

A Magical Place

In visiting a fourth grade classroom recently, I found some students under their desks, some sitting at their desks, others lying on their stomachs on the floor. They were all writing. The teacher had announced they would write for 20 minutes. When time was up the students begged for more time. Realizing the students were

Useful Tool – Jeopardy Template

Want to incorporate United Streaming videos or still pictures into your curriculum using Jeopardy? This jeopardy power point will permit you to place video segments or still pictures on each question. There is a final question slide too. You can place the video segment or still picture within the box located on the left side

Don't Miss Out

You can win one of the 5 wireless labs, each of which will include: 20 notebook or tablet computers from HP, Lenovo or Toshiba 3 wireless access points from D-Link, Linksys or NETGEAR 1 Bretford mobile cart 1 Promethean interactive whiteboard 20 Promethean Activote integrated personal response system 1 video projector from Epson or NEC

Learn what Discovery Education can do for you!

Join us for the 1st ever Discovery Educator Network Virtual Conference! Saturday, February 2nd Central Maine/Auburn 8:30 – 3:30 Eastern time Lunch will be provided. Pre-registration at http://Community.DiscoveryEducation.Com/virtualconference.You will be notified via email with site information and confirmation of acceptance. Registration ends Thursday Jan. 31, 2008 at noon. The DEN Virtual Conference is a national

Google Earth and Discovery Education streaming

After Hall Davidson has spent the past 3 days highlighting Google Earth and integrating Discover Education streaming within Google Earth placemarks, I have been inundated with requests for the directions on imbedding Discovery Education videos in Google Earth.  Below you will find the directions and code for the imbed process.  You will need to download

Win A Wireless Lab For Your School!

It is time once again for the 21st Century Classroom’s annual CDW-G: Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes. You may remember that last year it was a Canutillo ISD school that won the lab, which proves that you DO have a chance, Texas! You can enter as many times as you’d like, but only once per