Daily Archives: July 17, 2008

Green With Envy

Green With Envy

The Discovery Educator Network has outdone themselves once again! This time it included a trip to their studio where STAR DE’s were given access to a professional cameraman and green screen. The session started with an overview by our own Steve Dembo who emphasized that we were to take our time and had words of

Day 4 National Institute

It’s been a couple of days since  I blogged. That’s because we’ve been so busy with activities and working on our projects. Yesterday, we got to go to a nice restaurant, Sequoia, near Georgetown, then we took an evening tour of Washington, DC. It was incredible seeing the monuments lit up with the moon to

LC stands for Labor Company

Deep in the headquarters of the Discovery command center, the top minds of the CA LC have been hard at work planning, networking, and gathering wonderful lesson ideas to bring back and share with you all. While all this work is not compulsive, the efforts of the council members has nonetheless intensively focused. The picture

Immersed in Technology

This week, along with a few of my fellow Michigan DEN members, I have had an amazing opportunity for professional development. I have been attending the DEN Leadership Council Institute training at Discovery Headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, as I have never had the chance to attend an

Leadership Conference

The AR DEN Leadership Council spent the week in Silversprings, Maryland at Discovery Headquarters.  The LC was able to meet and share ideas with other LC members from across the US.  Discussion on planning events for Star Members was a hot topic. Everyone had the opportunity to stand in front of the camera at the Discovery Studio

It's a Wrap – Newbie 101 July 16, 2008

The DEN is SL welcomed more than 17 educators to Second life on Wed at our Newbie 101 session.  Lead by JessieMarie Flannagan these new avatars were lead through the basics of communicating and navigation in SL.  We explored the menus, how to set preferences, very basic organization tips for Inventory and helped them join

DEN Leadership Council Institute DE streaming & Google Earth

Having a blast at the Discovery Educator Network LC Institute. Quick post today to get my keynote up and out to the group. The images, movie and sound do not work, but you’re more than likely looking for the embed codes anyway. View the slideshare below or click on the link, DEN Leadership Council Institute

heasulli's daily diigo bookmarks 07/17/2008

Glogster – Poster Yourself tags: edtech very cool application! – post by possbeth Hi Lauren, Thank you very much for posting this link. It´s really a “killer application” for language teachers. It´s a great tool for task-based language learning. I think it is a very easy and powerful way to publish task-outcomes in a 2.0

Check out the article about Hall!

Hall Davidson has wowed the DEN Leadership Council Institute this week at Discovery headquarters in Silver Spring, MD with his keynote about using cell phones in the classroom. To read more about it, check out the article that was just posted on the Education Week website. I can’t wait to see what our Leadership Council