Monthly Archives: April 2008

Gentle Reminder – April 30th

Don’t forget to join us this Wednesday at 5 p.m. SLT (8 p.m. EST) for another fabulous workshop!  This week it’s  ‘Get Creative with Images! Online Photo Editing for Education and Fun!’ presented by Geekie Kidd (Charlene Chausis – RL).  Geekie will share ideas for editing, annotating and/or enhancing digital photos — either from your

The Blogger’s Tale

With apologies to Chaucer, dear me! Thanks to fellow IL Computing Educator and twitterist, Beth Pollock-Burke, I was able to attend the Chicago premiere of “Dear Me: A Blogger’s Tale.” Beth went to high school with both of the producers who are married, but oddly enough didn’t meet until they were out in L.A. This

The Deadliest Catch

Eric Strommer, a member of Michigan’s DEN Leadership Council, won a trip to Philadelphia to meet the cast and crew of The Deadliest Catch, a show on the Discovery Channel. According to Eric, “It was such a pleasure to be able to talk with the captains that were there (Sig, Andy, and Johnathon). They are

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Day of Discovery

What a wonderful day we just had in Charlotte!!!  The entire Discovery Education team thoroughly enjoyed their time with a group of nearly 100 passionate educators from across the district.  These dedicated educators voluntarily gave their Saturday to continue their own professional development and improve instruction for students.  A special thanks goes to out Scott

SC DEN and StreamlineSC

Nothing could be finer than some wings in Carolina with the DEN folks! What a great week! The SC Leadership Council would like to thank SC ETV for hosting three fantastic days of FREE technology workshops. Educators from all over the great Palmetto state had the opportunity to learn new tricks and tips for educational

Tech Forum

Got a chance to meet some new friends today and reconnect with old ones at “Technology & Learning” magazine’s Midwest TechForum. What started out as a shared digital storytelling student showcase with good buddy Jon Orech grew into a full Makin’ Movies presentation in order to cover a friend’s session when he suddenly became ill.

DEN Summer Institutes: Updates and FAQs

Due to SPAM filter issues a bunch of STARs are just now discovering that they’ve been accepted to one of the DEN Summer Institutes.  Because of that I’ve extended the deadline for accepted STARs to submit their registration payment until Friday, May 9, 2008.  If you applied for the DEN National Institute or the DEN