Daily Archives: May 21, 2008

Final Stretch! Get your Young Scientist Challenge entries in!

Final Stretch! Get your Young Scientist Challenge entries in!

Have your students turned in their entries into the Discovery Education/3M Young Scientist Challenge yet? Have you turned in YOUR entry into the Teachers challenge yet? WHY NOT? The Mythbusters think you should! Create a short (1-2 min.) video about one of this year’s scientific topics and YOU could win a trip to Washington, DC

heasulli's daily diigo bookmarks 05/21/2008

Top News – Laptop-for-kids project to resume donations tags: edtech If you missed the opportunity to buy a low-cost mobile computer from the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiative late last year, you’ll have another chance: OLPC plans to resume its Give One, Get One program, in which people spend $400 to buy one of

Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference

Can’t get enough of the DEN’s amazing professional development events?  Good!  Today we are thrilled to announce a series of two-day conferences designed to enhance your use of Discovery Education’s digital media resources.  The DEN Regional Conferences (August through October) are spread out all over the country so that we can reach as many STARs as possible. Here

Napster Goes Copy-Free

Napster, which is now a LEGAL, paid music site, has recently reinvented themselves with a new 4.5 Version. It contains 6 million MP3 format copy-free songs. Thats right- High Quality (256 mb) mp3’s that are UNPROTECTED (That means you can easily get them onto your ipod) & Copyright FREE! No monthly membership fee- just 99

Summer Break…Who Needs It!!??

As the school year is wrapping up, many teachers are making plans for vacations AND Professional Development!!! Below are just a few summer opportunities for educators. Leave a comment if you will be attending these or let us know about other great educational possibilities. Upstate Technology Conference, June 24-26, Greenville, SC The theme for this

Leaving the Earth with the Real Buzz

They opened the NASA film vaults and built the biggest winner since Planet Earth. The Discovery Channel premiered “When We Left the Earth” in Beverly Hills for an audience of science celebrities–and teachers. The DEN was in full force at the Paley Center for Media where they were wined and dined and shown what turned