Monthly Archives: July 2008

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Change the World with Siemens and Discovery Education

Change the World with Siemens and Discovery Education

Classes all around the world are trying to find ways to “go green.”   Discovery Education, Siemens and the NSTA are partnering up to help you and your students take it to the next level! The Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge is the first and only national K-12 sustainability education initiative aligned to

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heasulli's daily diigo bookmarks 07/30/2008

Wired News tags: edtech News about cultural happenings and technological innovations – post by kirbinator35 its good on the web and in print – post by boyerdm very interesting and informative for those who want to keep up to date on technology and its relationship with global culture – post by duskandsummer Wired popular news

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Maryland/Virginia/DC – It's Your Day!

I just wanted to let you know that we are having a Day of Discovery here at our Headquarters on August 13, 2008!  A number of you – Frederick County I’m looking in your direction -have already registered. The new school year is fast approaching and we’re gearing up to provide you with all sorts

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Great Stuff from Great Minds

The Great Minds Foundation has named it’s cash prize winners and then some. Inspired by submissions that weren’t quite what was called for, they created a whole new category “Most Powerful Video – Any Inspirational Topic” to go with this year’s healthy living challenge. Looks like that open category will remain as part of future

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Go Ahead…CHANGE THE WORLD!!!

THE SIEMENS FOUNDATION, DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS AND NSTA ANNOUNCE MAJOR PARTNERSHIP TO LAUNCH FIRST EVER K-12 SUSTAINABILITY EDUCATION INITIATIVE, SIEMENS WE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD CHALLENGE.  Click here for more information about this amazing opportunity.  More information to follow very shortly.

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In the Presence of Greatness

I returned home from the National Institute in Silver Spring MD three days ago and I am still exhausted!  It took me five straight days of networking with over eighty of the most amazing teachers in the DEN before I gave in and admitted that I am hopelessly stricken with FMS (fear of missing something). 

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The Latest Webinar in the Known World (Part II)

Okay, if you were lucky (or unlucky) enough to see the brief post from a day or so, you know that the “Latest Webinar in the Known World” refers to a little webinar malfunction we had in the DEN series.  It was a perfect conspiracy of time zone changes, a dead computer, and vanished codes. 

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Shark Week Raffle Ball Prizes

We have quite a bit going on for Shark Week. Our raffle ball is back! This time it is loaded with stuff. We have 5 different tshirts specially designed for the DEN in SL Shark Week event. Collect all 5. Remember the raffle ball goes off every 11 minutes and awards a random prize to

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Back to School Bonanza!

Man how fast did this summer go by? I swear I closed my eyes on June 1 and when I opened them it was almost August! What happened to the slow lazy hazy days of summer? Since the new school year is once again rapidly approaching we have set up a number of Back to

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