Monthly Archives: July 2008

Iowa Technology Education Connection

Iowa Technology Education Connection

After I attended the DEN Leadership Conference this summer I realized how vital peer to peer connections are in the realm of growing technological “toys.” I would consider myself pretty knowledgable with up to date “toys” and software but in one week I realized how much I didn’t know. I then became more enthusiastic about

heasulli's daily diigo bookmarks 07/31/2008

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New Challenge Announced

A great new initiative has been started as a result of a partnership between Discovery Communications, NSTA, and the Siemens Foundation. It is called the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge. The initial launch of the challenge begins with middle school students competing in an environmental challenge – students identify a problem, research solutions, and

It's a Wrap! Streaming with SMARTboards!

    Tonight over 30 people were dazzled by presenter Lyndsay Rhiano (SL), Lynn Reedy (RL), an Exemplar SMARTboard trainer,  as she shared ways to integrate DE streaming with the SMARTboard to engage student learning.  After a just in time tutorial on how to set preferences to view video in SL,  we watched a video

Hall Davidson coming to Kansas!

Woo Hoo #1! Hall Davidson will be coming to Kansas to be the Keynote speaker at the March MACE Conference in Manhattan on March 5th, 2009. Mark your calendars for this conference and be sure to sign up early as this conference usually reaches maximum attendance. Woo Hoo #2! Justin Karkow, our regional account manager,

SCETV Summer Workshop

As always it was a thrill to work with all of the wonderful individuals at SCETV and share with the wonderful educators from across South Carolina.  I am always energized by the passion of today’s educators and their willingness to continue to learn for the betterment of their students.  For those in attendance please feel

The World is Flat Audio Giveaway

With the No. 1 bestseller The World Is Flat, Thomas L. Friedman helped millions of readers see and understand globalization in a new way. Now you can have it for free. From now until August 4th, you can download the audiobook version of The World Is Flat and receive an exclusive audio preview excerpt of

"That's What Family Does"

It was the last day of a week-long amazing experience with Discovery Educator Network Leadership Council members from across the country. Working with 60 DEN STARS who had added state leadership into already hectic schedules hallmarks the personality of the group. Often I felt overwhelmed; there was so much to learn and I often felt