Archives for June, 2008

  1. North Carolina's Project K-nect at NECC 2008

      Another great year at NECC – there are so many great sessions this week.  For me, it started off even before reaching San Antonio.  On my connecting flight from North Carolina (in Atlanta), we were in line with Kathy Schrock – WOW…an honest to goodness techno-star!!! And then today, I had the pleasure of attending a wonderful exhibitor’s session […]

  2. Live Video Feed From NECC 2008

    Writing from NECC in San Antonio, Texas,where this blog will be viewed live during my session on cellphones in education (which NECC accepted, causing happy shock and insomnia). We’ll be checking out a live feed from a mystery guest during the session, which is at 3:30 PM Central Time onTuesday, July 1. The live feed […]

  3. heasulli's daily diigo bookmarks 06/30/2008

    About US – NACOL tags: edtech About NACOL Mission The mission of the North American Council for Online Learning (NACOL) is to increase educational opportunities and enhance learning by providing collegial expertise and leadership in K-12 online teaching and learning. Vision Online teaching and learning has the potential to transform education. The North American Council […]

  4. Get Up and Get On Over to HGCC!!!

    That’s right!  If you’re at NECC in San Antonio, then we expect to see you at 8:30 a.m. SHARP for a presentation by the DEN in SL Leadership Council, ‘Creating a Personal Learning Network in Second Life’.  We’re in Room 211 (make a left at the Bloggers Cafe, and it’s right before the SL Lounge […]

  5. Howdy from Texas!

    Some people might run away from a day of staff development on a hot Sunday afternoon on the outskirts of San Antonio.  Not these brave Kansas teachers!  They survived a day of dodging long horns, cow patties and trick ropers.  Just when things started to settle down a bit, Jim Clark from Wichita decided to stir […]

  6. AFI Challenge Extended

       Looks like the American Film Institute realized they caught schools between the end of the year and beginning of summer school. New deadline for the ScreenNation Hometown challenge is July 14th. NECC, here I come! DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 14TH Submissions for AFI ScreenNation’s 1st Challenge, Hometown Claim to Fame are now being accepted […]

  7. LA Welcomes New STAR Educators

    Congratulations to our new DE STAR Educator! Debra Coleman We appreciate your commitment to students and learning. Welcome Aboard to one of the best resources available to educators worldwide! Stay tuned to our LA DEN Blog for exciting events this coming year! Check out our list of new STARS just this year! Louisiana is on […]

  8. STAR Streaming Update and NECC

    I missed this announcement from Jannita and Lance in my email 2 days ago. See what happens when I’m on summer break. I forget to look there. The webinars were yesterday, however, I’m sure she’d be happy to answer any questions you have. I will be seeing the DEN team this weekend and will post […]

  9. heasulli's daily diigo bookmarks 06/27/2008

    20 Google Tips and Tricks – Expert Help by PC Magazine tags: edtech 11. Weather 12. Movies 13. Area codes 14. Package tracking 15. Flight status 16. Measurement conversions 17. Currency conversions 18. Calculator 19. Definitions 20. Q&A Too young to drive, she wins a car — chicagotribune.com tags: edtech Perfect-attendance incentives questioned For her […]

  10. Getting Tiny…er

    If you use Tiny URL or Twitter… See for yourself: http://tinypaste.com/10dea Techcrunch review Check out the Firefox extension too Could this be used for annotations and citations? What if you/student used a photo in a project and simply used a TinyPaste link to credit the author or photographer? Would that be a legal way to […]

  11. Networking at NECC

    I can’t believe how fast NECC has come upon us! It seems like only yesterday we were in Atlanta – learning from each other and exploring new ideas. So tomorrow, before the sun rises, I will find myself at the airport on my to San Antonio, Texas. I’ve set my brain on Sponge so that […]

  12. Headed to NECC

    My bags are packed – I’m ready to go . . . I’m excited to be headed to San Antonio for NECC 2008.  I’ve had the opportunity to attend NECC  a few times, but not for the past several years.  It has evolved into a myriad of “conferences within the conference” with specialized sessions and […]

  13. STAR Streaming Update Webinar

    This past week Discovery Education has made some changes to DE streaming and they want to make sure the DEN knows about them.  Jannita posted on the national blog and the DEN leaders will being hosting 3 webinars today for anyone interested in attending. Discovery Education is excited to announce many new GREAT additions coming […]

  14. DE Streaming Updates- webinar dates

    This is a cross-post of a previous National Blog Post: Discovery Education is excited to announce many new GREAT additions coming your way to streaming! This includes the long awaited and asked for Student Center where your students will have ability to log on and download media, better correlation with your state standards, more refined […]

  15. Ch Ch Ch Changes……

    The folks in Silver Spring have been busy making some changes and updates to DE Streaming. If you would like to learn more about these changes check out the National Blog for Webinar Information. I already had a sneak peek and it looks good.

  16. Have You Heard the News!!

    I copied this in case you don’t always check the national blog. Try to catch one of these seminars. Personally, I can’t wait to see the changes to the Student Center. STAR Streaming Update Webinar  Discovery Education is excited to announce many new GREAT additions coming your way to streaming! This includes the long awaited […]