Monthly Archives: February 2008

Elmer's Ultimate Science Fair Sweepstakes

Elmer's Ultimate Science Fair Sweepstakes

Ultimate Science Fair Sweepstakes Win a trip to the Discovery Education Young Scientist Challenge (DEYSC) including airfare, hotel and meals, and the opportunity to participate in the DEYSC events and challenges. Five second place winners will receive $1000 in prizes from Discovery Education and Elmer’s. Ends May 31, 2008.

Sweepstakes, Sweepstakes, Sweepstakes!

Win a Wireless Lab Enter for a chance to win one of 5 grand prize wireless labs valued at more than $50,000 each (includes 20 laptop or notebook computers, interactive whiteboard, mobile cart, projector, printer, wireless access points, portable document camera, digital camcorder, digital camera, and a $5,000 Discovery Education digital media grant. Plus, there

DEN Webinar Recap: Test Prep Ideas

We had a great time Tuesday evening talking about test prep ideas that ranged from the Builders in DE streaming to Wufoo to using your very own DEN blog to post a test prep problem of the day. Kudos to the STARs who launched their DEN blogs immediately after the webinar. Here is the PPT

MACUL Session

The world is getting smaller, as countries strive to work together, and classrooms are opening up to connect with people outside of their classroom walls. The adage,” Think Globally. Act Locally,” is now an essential part of many school activities. Global connections is about thinking globally, communicating with others outside your local community, broadening your

MACUL Session

Eric Strommer, Michigan DEN Events Team Member, will be demonstrating the software Inspiration at the Model Classroom at the MACUL Conference in Grand Rapids.   Come see him demonstrate how teachers can plan, complete and present projects by creating graphic organizers using pictures, text and spoken words. These visual learning tools help students build essential thinking and

Webinar tomorrow with Lance Rougeux!

As much as I love our EdTechConnect and Discovery Connect series, my favorite webinars still tend to be those done by the DEN team. Considering how much time everyone spends at conferences, inservice days and professional development workshops, it’s no wonder that they really have their fingers on the pulse of what teachers’ needs really

IL-TCE February 26-29 Updates

DEN Networking Social Thursday, February 28 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Pheasant Run Resort • Pool Atrium Presentations by Comcast & Discovery Education Sneak peak at upcoming additions to Discovery Education streaming and beyond. Registration Page DEN Booth Presentations 20 min DEN STAR presentations in the booth Sign-up to Help-Out or Present at the

“Now and Then, A Decade of Change” March 28, 2008

You’ve heard the buzz. You’ve read the blogs. You’ve seen the Tweets. Now, for the first time in DEN Blog history, the truth about this is revealed! The School District of Palm Beach County is hosting its 10th anniversary of what has become one of the nation’s largest school district run conferences of any kind.

Focused Practice

Hello fellow assessment bloggers, Florida’s statewide assessment, FCAT, starts in two weeks. We recently finished our 3rd Think Link assessment of the year (Test B), and our teachers are working to plan instruction based on this data along with the data provided by the multitude of other assessments they use.  To add a bit of