Daily Archives: February 1, 2008

It takes Different Strokes for Different Folks

It takes Different Strokes for Different Folks

Do you remember when the diminutive Gary Coleman asked the question”Whatcha Talkin’ ’bout Willis” and his catch phrase was born? If not it came from the popular 80’s sitcom  “Different Strokes.” What the heck does this have to do with DE streaming?  You might be asking yourself.   Has Matt finally lost it? You might be

Dembo Delivers the Goods

If you missed Steve Dembo‘s (aka Teach 42) Discovery Education webinar, Something for Nothing: The Best of Web 2.0, then you might not know you no longer need to use your telephone to connect to a DiscoveryWebEx presentation. Nothing beats hearing Dembo direct, but if you missed the streaming–or you want to revisit a packed

PA Discovery Educators Published!

Congratulations to PA STARs, Meg Griffin and Jared Mader.  Both were published in the February 2008 (Vol. 35 No. 5) issue of ISTE‘s journal Learning and Leading with Technology.  Meg, an elementary teacher in the Central Bucks School District, was featured in the Point/Counterpoint segment addressing the Yes side of “Has technology improved your home-to-school connection?” 

It's a Wrap – Makin' Movies: Simple F/X

What a night!  DEN in SL had over 25 budding directors, producers, and actors/actresses attending Amadeo Writer’s (aka Joe Brennan) Wednesday Workshop in making movies. Besides learning about various tools and tips for shooting great movies (check out the ^Pages^ section on the Google Groups) what REALLY made this workshop a hit was that after

Virtual Conference Tomorrow!

I am very excited for first-ever the DEN Virtual Conference that will be held tomorrow, February 2. If you haven’t done so already, you can still register to join the virtual conference. Click here to register. Be sure to select Virtual Attending Online for the Event Location. I’m looking forward to seeing many of you

What Web 2.0 sites are at the top of your list?

With so many Web 2.0 sites out there, everyone has their own favorite flavors. We know what ours are, but we want to know what YOURS are! What are the top three Web 2.0 sites that you think every educator should know about and check out? Share your ideas in the blanks below and then