Daily Archives: July 23, 2008

It's a Wrap: Making Your Second Life Easier Part I

It's a Wrap: Making Your Second Life Easier Part I

The new DEN HQ tower was home to tonight’s workshop featuring QAvimator, the free app that allows you to create animations for your avatar. Around 30 avatars sat around the circle as Celestia Cazalet (cough, cough – ME) walked them through the very basics of using the program. Celestia warned everyone that working with this

ICE knows you have something to offer…

ICE CALL FOR PROPOSALS Illinois Computing Educators (ICE)  needs you to share your talents at the ICE conference “Connecting to the Wolrd of Tomorrow” February 24- 27, 2009  to be held at Pheasant Run Resort and Conference Center in St. Charles. Workshop acceptances will be notified in Sept, 2008, General Session and Poster Sessions acceptances

Discovery Educator Network – National Institute

WOW!!  The National Institute for DEN STAR educators is this week in Silver Springs, MD at Discovery’s Headquarters!  The Institute is PHENOMINAL!!  What a treat – from Hall Davidson’s amazing tips for adding media/streaming into Google Earth to Steve Dembo’s animated keynote on the wonderful, free social networking, video broadcasting, & web 2.0 resources (such

Register Now for the Annual NJAET Conference

Registration is now open for the Annual NJAET EdTech Conference.  Click here to register & Click here for workshop session descriptions. New Jersey Association for Educational Technology 21st NJAET Annual Conference 21 Years of Growing Up Digitally Tuesday, October 14, 2008 Georgian Court University Lakewood, NJ Earn 5 Hours of Professional Development Conference Fee Registration

Day 2 of the DEN National Institute

After Day 2 of the DEN National Institute, I can only second the excitement and AWE you read in Dani’s blog! Today THE Hall Davidson started us out with a presentation on using cell phones in education and he shared so many websites and information, I was pumped from that first hour!  Then the rest


It’s week two of the DEN National Institutes!  There are five lucky people from Michigan there.  They worked with teachers from Illinois and also did the Boom-de-Ya-Da video, modeled after the Discovery Commercial.  Enjoy!

Current Grant Opportunities

GrantsAlert.com is a Bi-Weeekly Recap of the most current K-12 Funding and Grants Alerts. For more complete information on all of the grant opportunities below and more funding and grant opportunities go to: www.grantsalert.com. And if you are looking for quick fundraising ideas, please click here and you’ll find some excellent ideas from their partner