Daily Archives: May 6, 2008

Set to Screen

Set to Screen

Makin’ Movies in Oz Here’s a great learning opportunity from Apple, whether you’re a Mac user or not. Follow Baz Luhrman’s (Moulin Rouge!) production team through the summer as they discuss filming “Australia” in Australia. The Set to Screen Series offers podcasts, lesson plans, challenges, and prizes for high school and college students. The current

Virutal Day of Discovery – June 7

The Virginia Leadership Council has coordinated a Day of Discovery that PA educators can attend in person or virtually.  Here are the details. Virginia Day of Discovery! Date: Saturday, June 7, 2008 Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Location: Linkhorn Park Elementary School, 977 First Colonial Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23454 No more pencils, no

Google Teacher Academy 2008!

Google would like to invite you to celebrate and learn with them at the next Google Teacher Academy, scheduled to take place at the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA on June 25th, 2008.  The Google Teacher Academy is a FREE professional development experience designed to help K-12 educators get the most from innovative technologies. Each

Happy National Teachers Day!

In 1953, Eleanor Roosevelt persuaded the 81st Congress to recognize teachers with a celebratory day all their own.  Since then, the date of National Teacher Day has bounced around a bit until 1985, when the National Education Association declared the first week of May National Teacher Appreciation Week and the first Tuesday of that month

EdTechConnect with Stephanie Throne and Grace Smith

I know it seems like the year has flown by, but it’s time to announce our last EdTechConnect of the year! Stephanie Throne and Grace Smith (STAR Discovery Educator) are authors of a book published by ISTE, Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 Classrooms. The two of them will be presenting “Using Discovery Education Streaming

Virginia Day of Discovery!

No more pencils, no more books…summer is right around the corner. Attend the Day of Discovery in-person or virtually! Date: Saturday, June 7, 2008 Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Location: Linkhorn Park Elementary School 977 First Colonial Road Virginia Beach, VA 23454 Join fellow educators and begin “Packing Your Virtual Suitcase” with great breakout