Archives for August 5, 2008

  1. ABC's of Web 2.0

    How many of these do you know?? A-Animoto B-Blabberize C-Comics Sketch D-del.icio.us E-Evernote F-freesound.org G-Google Even More H-Hotchalk I- itunes J- Jott K -Kerpoof I -Levelator – post production podcast clean up M-Mogulus N-Ning O-Our Story P-PBWiki Q-Quizlet R-RSSfwd S-Skype T-Twitter U-Ustream V – VoiceThread W-Wetpaint X-Xoost – http://www.xoost.com/ a great new search engine Y-Yelp […]

  2. Commercial Time!

    Tired of the heat? Tired of those same old boring days of no students in and out?  Ready to get back to school?  Well , it is just about that time for educators that have been on summer break.  Most of us have been to several workshops and picked up idea after idea and now […]

  3. Siemens, We Can Change the World Contest

    Discovery Educators are always up for a challenge!  So here it is: Siemens, Discovery Education and NSTA are proud to announce the first of its kind national K-12 student sustainability competition. Launching in Fall 2008 for grades 6-8, the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge will provide students and teachers with the tools and […]

  4. Wordle

    Have you discovered wordle yet? Visit the wordle site to generate beautiful word clouds from text, a blog link or a delicious username. Just like a regular tag cloud, the words that appear more frequently are given greater prominence in the wordle. I especially love how you can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, […]

  5. Petal Conference

    It was a thrill to spend last Thursday in Petal, MS.  It was exciting to have so many fans of Discovery Education streaming.  As promised, but a little delayed, I have uploaded the presentation from the conference.  Please feel free to download the presentation and share it with other educators throughout MS.  I look forward […]

  6. heasulli's daily diigo bookmarks 08/05/2008

    Dr. Alice Christie’s GPS and Geocaching Guide for Educators tags: edtech, Geocaching Technology is an integral and growing part of daily living in the twenty-first century. The challenge, then, for teachers, is to use technology effectively in classrooms to help students take ownership for learning and develop the practical and critical thinking skills necessary to […]