Daily Archives: July 7, 2008

SC DEN Event – July 30th in Columbia

SC DEN Event – July 30th in Columbia

It’s almost time for more great workshops at SC ETV- so why not join your fellow South Carolina DEN members for dinner while you’re in the area? On Wednesday, July 30th, the SC DEN is hosting dinner for our members at Longhorn’s restaurant in the Vista. We will be meeting upstairs at 6:00 pm. Join

Easily Annotate your Discovery Education streaming videos

Think VH1’s “Pop-up Video”. I’ve come across two sites recently that allow you to upload, then annotate you’re own video. I’m sure by week end there’ll be 50 – 60 more, that’ll offer a similar service, but will stick with these two for now. YouTube: I know you shuddered, hear me out. Graspr: Relatively new

Infinity Project Offers Scholarships

The Infinity Project, creators of a nationally recognized curriculum designed to bring math and science to life for students in grades 6-12 through engineering principles, have announced that they will be offering professional development scholarships to 48 middle and high school teachers in the state of Texas. The Infinity Project operates with support from Southern

Google Maps and More

  This summer has had an unbelievable beginning. Although the news on the subject has begun to dwindle an extraordinary amount of volunteers keep sacrificing their time to help out flood victims. During the first few days of sandbagging my family and I would get calls at anytime of the day saying they could use any help they could

Hot Books from NECC

Having just returned from NECC (National Educational Computing Conference) in San Antonio, I thought I would share books that I hope to read in the near future that were mentioned over and over again. The Wisdom of Crowds by James Surowiecki http://www.randomhouse.com/features/wisdomofcrowds/ Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations by Clay Shirky http://www.herecomeseverybody.org/  


We extend a warm welcome to our newest VA STARs who joined us in June. Welcome to the greatest DEN in the US!! Hampton University Anne Pierce Manassas City School District Alysia Lindsay, Ruth MacMillan Newport News Public Schools Meredith Edwards Portsmouth Public Schools Deloris Nutt Suffolk Public Schools Sharon Priest Virginia Beach City Public

Gentle Reminder – July 9th

Please join us this Wednesday, July 9th, as Faythe Fouroux presents, ‘Creating your class website with WebBlender’.  If you were at NECC you might have stopped by the Tech4Learning booth and perhaps even attended one of their many sessions.  Come join us this Wednesday to learn firsthand how easy and fun it is to create