Archives for July, 2008

  1. 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

    Found this press release on Twitter courtesy of wakey1971. (NEW YORK) – The Siemens Foundation, Discovery Communications and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) have joined together to inspire student achievement in sustainability through a comprehensive education initiative, the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge. Announced today, the Siemens We Can Change the World […]

  2. THE SIEMENS FOUNDATION, DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS AND NSTA ANNOUNCE MAJOR PARTNERSHIP

    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 (NEW YORK) – The Siemens Foundation, Discovery Communications and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) have joined together to inspire student achievement in sustainability through a comprehensive education initiative, the […]

  3. Slowing Down

    (Image from Nancy White‘s ZAAZ Social Media Event, July 2008) It is very hard to believe that a week has passed since the Discovery Educator Network Leadership Council National Institute at Discovery Headquarters in Silver Springs, MD. Like all Discovery events, this one was a blockbuster with so much learning, so much fun. What really […]

  4. CU D.C.

    In what has become an annual summer event for me, I spent the last few days right outside of our nation’s capital at Discovery headquarters in Silver Spring, MD. As usual, it was a great opportunity to reconnect with my colleagues from both coasts, my neighbor Steve Dembo (who I almost only see when we’re […]

  5. Google Earth – For the Ears

    I had a great time at the Discovery Educator Network National Institutes.  Mike Bryant did Google Earth for the Leadership Councils and I did it for the National Institute.  The great “face of the globe” is from Mike’s presentation here.  I’m hoping it’s his image, because I’m using it.  I twitted I was doing this […]

  6. 2nd Annual Games in Education Symposium in Schenectady, NY

    Save the date! The second annual Games in Education Symposium, free to middle and high school teachers, is scheduled for Tuesday & Wednesday, August 19-20th and will take place at the Schenectady Museum & Suits-Bueche Planetarium. The Symposium is honored to include speakers that are leaders nationwide in the area of using video games to […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]

  11. Free PD Event and Discovery Channel Sneak Preview: New York Tri-State Area Educators

    Attention New York Tri-State Area Educators! Free Resource & PD Event!   Day of Discovery In Partnership with Cablevision’s Power to Learn August 12, 2008 Join us for an engaging technology-infused full day professional development event focused on creative ways to use digital media in the classroom. Learn techniques to inspire your students and maximize […]

  12. Regional Event at SMU

    For all those who will be attending the DEN Regional Event at SMU August 1 and 2, the Texas DEN has started a wiki which includes a place to complete information if you are attending the regional conference. It is a good idea if educators from other states who will be attending the conference participate […]