Monthly Archives: August 2008

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Bodies – The Exhibition: A FREE Preview for Educators

Bodies – The Exhibition: A FREE Preview for Educators

Bodies – The Exhibition is holding an open house exclusively for educators on Thursday, September 25, 2008 from 4:00 – 9:00 pm OR Friday, September 26th, 2008 from 4:00 – 10:00 pm. You’ll need to click here to register if you’d like to RVSP for either one of those days. The complimentary exhibit preview is

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Mark Your Calendars!

Two on-line events are coming up soon!  Mark your calendars for: STREAMATHON:  September 23 from 9am-9pm EST.  Attend when you can! DEN Virtual Conference: October 25.  This will be a combination of face-to-face and on-line sessions. Details about these two events will be posted soon.

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Planet Earth Education Edition wins Teacher’s Choice Award

Another award? You bet! Learning magazine has honored Discovery Education with a 2009 Teachers’ Choice Award for the Classroom, recognizing the value of the Planet Earth Education Edition in teaching. Promoting critical thinking and developing a cross-curricular framework for instruction, the Planet Earth Education Edition, and the accompanying resources from Discovery Education, empower educators to

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Student E-Mail Alternative

Note: cross-posted on Cliotech The problem that many teachers face when having students create user accounts for web applications is that most applications require a valid e-mail address to create the account. There is a solution that I learned from Alice Mercer about harnessing Gmail to create “fake” accounts that applications will recognize as legitimate.

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Classroom 2.0 MEGA Conference

Note: cross-posted on Cliotech Thanks to Cheryl Capozzoli for serving as the regional coordinator for the Classroom 2.0 Conference in PA. Here are some details about the conference from Cheryl: Please take advantage of this FREE live collaborative educational technology event. Learn about some of the best educational technology resources that can be integrated effectively

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Special Screening Invite

Just in! We have a limited number of seats available for Discovery Education and the DEN at a special screening of Discovery en Espanol’s My Hispanic World and Mysteries of the Yucatan. When: September 17, 2008 Where: Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach, CA 90802 Time: VIP Reception 6:00pm, Screening at

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Mike Bryant Comes to Walled Lake Tech Conference

Walled Lake Consolidated Schools’ “Spice it Up!” Technology Conference was a smashing success! The day began with a bit of stress when Bruce Umpstead, our keynote speaker, was stuck in a one-hour traffic jam on I-96. He arrived about 20 min late, and handled it like a pro. His message was clear and it aligns

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It's the Law!

It’s the Law! Creates the Internet Safety Education Act to inform and protect students from inappropriate or illegal communications and solicitation and to require school districts to provide education about Internet threats and risks. Creates the Internet Safety Education Alliance under the authority of the Office of the Attorney General. Amends the State Finance Act

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