Daily Archives: April 21, 2008

Young Scientist Challenge – Webinar Companion

This posting is made as a companion for the webinar series Discovery Education and 3M are sponsoring to support students and teachers entering the Young Scientist Challenge. This Challenge is entirely video-based. Entrants must create a one to two-minute video (max!) from a list of scientific concepts. Below are some different ways those videos can

Student Technology Fair

We are extending the deadline for registration for the student technology fair to May 1st, and we are waiving the $10 fee.  Please consider encouraging students to participate. ITEC and GWAEA are sponsoring a Student Technology Fair at GWAEA the morning of May 15th. Students can submit projects in the following categories: Multimedia, Web Presence, Programming, Video or Linear Presentations,

Twitterate yourself with STARs

Heard about Twitter but don’t know where to start? Already using Twitter but you’d like to expand your network? Want to find a way to stay connected with other STAR Discovery Educators in between events and conferences? Have I got a solution for you! This all started with Lee Kolbert. She decided to create a

DEN Diigo Group

I created a Diigo group for the DEN. It will serve as a great place for us to aggregate all the cool applications, research, and other websites we learn about through DEN institutes, events, blogs, and webinars. http://groups.diigo.com/groups/discovery-educator-network If you are a Diigo user, please join the group to contribute. If you are not a

Gentle Reminder – April 23rd

Don’t forget to join us, this Wednesday at 5 p.m. SLT (8 p.m. EST) for another in our series of Wednesday Workshops with Celestia Cazelet, entitled ‘Work With Me Here!’.   VoiceThread is a free Web 2.0 tool with so many uses. Join us for this workshop where we will discover how to use it in our

It's a Wrap – PhotoStory 3

A dozen folks showed up for JuliaAnn Mill’s Wednesday Workshop on PhotoStory3.  The presenter had a couple of issues, some of which were resolved and others weren’t.  First, JuliaAnn was unable to ‘see’ people in-world in their entirety, but this I mean that all avis were apparently ‘beheaded’ (yup, our heads were in our laps)