Archives for September, 2008

  1. Streamathon Archives Posted

    NOTE: Copied from the national blog.  As requested by hundreds of people (literally), we have now posted the vast majority of the 2008 DE streamathon presentations as archives! If you visit our streamathon page you’ll see that most of the presentations are now hyperlinked. Click on a hyperlink and you will begin to download a […]

  2. Our Newest Stars

    Please extend a warm welcome to the New York DEN’s newest STARS!   John Blaser   Laura Canders   Karen Schmid   Sal DeAngelo   Steve Dunham   Leigh Feguer   Leslie Schecht     for joining us!  ”Clip art licensed from the Clip Art Gallery on DiscoverySchool.com”

  3. K12 Online Conference

    It’s COMING! The K-12 Online Conference invites participation from educators around the world interested in innovative ways Web 2.0 tools and technologies can be used to improve learning. This FREE conference is run by volunteers and open to everyone. The 2008 conference theme is “Amplifying Possibilities”. This year’s conference begins with a pre-conference keynote the […]

  4. Weebly

    I have been recommending this site for a few teachers around the school lately who want their own websites. In the past we were using publisher because it was the only web developer tool we had already loaded on our computers.With Weebly you can build your own site, upload it to the web, host it […]

  5. heasulli's daily diigo bookmarks 09/30/2008

    Top News – Tech giants invest in global ed reform tags: edtech Initiatives focus on communication, collaboration, and technology integration Looking to produce their next generation of employees (and customers), technology giants such as Cisco Systems, Intel, and Microsoft are setting their sights beyond just the United States and are investing heavily in global education […]

  6. A Great Week in Anchorage, AK

    What a busy few weeks it’s been! I recently returned from a very fun week of training and Day of Discovery in Anchorage, Alaska! There’s a great write up about the event on the Anchorage School District website, read all about it here.

  7. Your Opportunity to Virtually Shine!

    Region XI (Fort Worth) is hosting a Virtual Technology Conference November 10-14, 2008. The really cool thing about it being a virtual conference is that you don’t have to be from the Fort Worth area to attend OR to present! They are still accepting proposals for presentations. If you’d like to join Hall Davidson (keynote), […]

  8. Streamathon Archives

    As requested by hundreds of people (literally), we have now posted the vast majority of the 2008 DE streamathon presentations as archives!  If you visit our streamathon page you’ll see that most of the presentations are now hyperlinked.  Click on a hyperlink and you will begin to download a high resolution archive of that presentation.  […]

  9. DENliest Catch – DEN Challenge!

    Where do they come up with these challenge names?  Well, I love this one – The DENliest Catch!  Here are the details copied from the national blog.  Come on, PA, let’s help out “Captian” Monjan set sail with the Mid-Atlantic DEN! The DEN fleet has left the harbor and is looking for a bountiful fall […]

  10. DENliest Catch Fall Promotion!!!

    Have you heard? The DEN just announced the DENliest Catch Fall Promotion:  http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/2008/09/26/denliest-catch-08/.  Let’s go SOUTH REGION – we can take it this time.  Last Spring, Kim Randall and her dedicated team of DENners in the West won it.  We can do it South Region.  Let’s get out there…talk to all your fellow teachers, colleagues, anyone who will […]

  11. Ready to Join Second Life?

    Read about it?  Heard about it?  Ready to take the plunge? Check out the following from Second Life Grid that I just read about this a.m. Educators can now join Second Life and get transported directly to ISTE Island rather than one of the other (sometimes overwhelming) orientation islands! NOTE: Make sure you click on […]

  12. Are You Reading?

    That’s right….YOU!  Are YOU reading ‘Brain Rules’?  The DEN in SL Book Talk series will be held every Monday during the month of October on the book ‘Brain Rules’. Three chapters each Monday. And here’s what we would like you to bring to the table (so to speak! LOL):  As you read the book (or […]

  13. Mark Your Calendar – October Events

    October is just around the corner, so here’s the listing for all that’s happenin’ at the DEN in SL this upcoming month.  So go mark your paper calendar, enter it in your phone, add it to your Google calendar, just make sure you come on in to the DEN in SL! NOTE:  All times are […]

  14. AFI Movie Review Challenge

    Movie and book reviews are a great way for students to structure and share their opinons. Here’s a quick challenge for 13 to 18 year old any student (they removed the age restriction, but minors MUST have guardian’s permission) from the American Film Institute’s ScreenNation site – review a movie in three minutes or less […]

  15. Everybody Likes Free Stuff!

    Looking for a way to get something for nothing?  OK, maybe that’s a bit much.  You actually have to do something to get these items from the DEN.  But, they do come to you free! First, if you log into your DEN account and update your information (even if it hasn’t changed), you will be […]

  16. Motivation at Work

    It is the middle of the third week of school and we are already out for bad weather, this time due to the rains from Gustav. Several schools in the southern and central part of the state are experiencing flooded roadways and power outages so we join the many Louisiana schools that are also closed. […]

  17. Web Searching in Plain English

    I just love the folks at the Common Craft show . . . They have come out with another terrific video, Web Search Strategies in Plain English. If you can’t play YouTube videos at school, check out these options for converting online media into a local file to play from your computer. All you need […]

  18. Day of Discovery: Milwaukee & CESA #1 Sept. 27

    <a href=”https://discoveryed.wufoo.com/forms/z7x3a7/” title=”DEN Workshop Evaluation”>Fill out my Wufoo form!</a> Powered by Wufoo DEN DE streaming & Google Earth 50 Ways to Use Discovery Education streaming Step-by-Step Become a DEN STAR Educator Assignment, Quiz and Writing Prompt Builders Overview DE streaming Tour