Archives for February 22, 2008

  1. STAR Directory

    Greetings everyone, Did you know the DEN now has a directory of STAR Discovery Educator Blogs?  I had no idea we could find everyone in one spot. Discovery Educator Blog Directory Have you posted your Passion Quilt? Steve Dembo’s Passion Quilt (http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/digital_passports/2008/02/20/my-passion-quilt/)

  2. Discovery Education’s Young Scientist Challenge: Coming Soon for Students and Discovery Educators!

    Discovery Education’s Young Scientist Challenge is the premier national science competition for students in grades 5 through 8. In 1999, Discovery Communications launched the competition to nurture the next generation of American scientists at a critical age when interest in science begins to decline. Over the past nine years, more than 540,000 middle school students […]

  3. Discovery Education’s Young Scientist Challenge: Coming Soon for Students and Discovery Educators!

    Discovery Education’s Young Scientist Challenge is the premier national science competition for students in grades 5 through 8. In 1999, Discovery Communications launched the competition to nurture the next generation of American scientists at a critical age when interest in science begins to decline. Over the past nine years, more than 540,000 middle school students […]

  4. Picturing America

    The National Endowment for the Humanities is sponsoring a program called Picturing America.  Schools accepted into the program will receive reproductions of 40 famous paintings by American artists that cover a broad spectrum of history and culture for our country.  In addition, lesson plans are provided to use the artwork as a launching point for […]

  5. Ever wanted to have a "Second Life"…Check it out…

    Ever thought you were to old to play video games? Well… “Second Life” is a virtual community that is similar to a video game but has great value in joining. You can download it and begin by creating your avatar. Participation in “Second Life” provides a virtual area where you can collaborate with other educators. […]

  6. When I’m right, I write—but…

    Joe Brennan wrote me that Wal-Mart must be reading my blog. They pulled the losing format hi-def DVD players (HD DVD from Toshiba) off their shelves. I did predict the triumph of Blu-Ray when Warner Brothers jumped ship and left HD DVD for Blu. That being said, now is a great time to bottom-feed for […]