Archives for September 9, 2008

  1. Interested in a free trip to Atlantis?

    The Atlantis Marine World Aquarium in Riverhead, New York is holding an Open House on Monday, September 29, 2008 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. This opportunity is open to teachers to explore programs available within the Aquarium, aboard the Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat, or even in your own classroom! The event includes an aquarium tour, a […]

  2. Streamathon Schedule Now Available!

    On September 23rd, from 9 AM EDT until 9 PM EDT, th DEN will be sharing a new presentation every hour on the hour.  Come for 1 hour or spend the entire day with us! Click here to register for the event.  streamathon 2008 Schedule (all times EDT) 9 AM (Justin Karkow) DE streaming 101 – New content, new […]

  3. Gentle Reminder – September 10th

    You know how the motto of DEN is ‘We Are Our Own Best Resource’?  Well, here’s an opportunity for us to share what we know.  I hope you’ll join the DEN in SL for our Wednesday Workshop, ‘Shine Bright – Ideas for Tech Integration’.  If you’re a DEN STAR please come and share…it’s really quite […]

  4. Join us online for the 3rd annual streamathon!

    Here at Discovery Education, people are doing daily calisthenics, stocking up on coffee and preparing I.V.’s full of Red Bull.  And that can only mean one thing…  The third annual Discovery Education streamathon is coming!This year’s streamathon features presentations by all your favorite members of the DEN team, from Hall Davidson to Lance Rougeux, and each of […]

  5. Got Too Many Profiles? AtomKeep will help

     There’s plenty of sites that will allow you to update dozens of your social sites at once (,, which is handy to broadcast your messages all over the social web.  However, what’s more difficult is maintaining each of those different sites and ensuring that your information is accurate!  How many profiles do you […]

  6. EdTechConnect Series – Tim Magnar…

    On Wednesday, Sept. 17th at 7pm EST, EdTechConnect will be kicking off their monthly EdTechConnect series with none other than the Director of the Office of Educational Technology, Tim Magnar.  Tim coordinates the development and implementation of the Department’s educational technology policies.  Many will remember his presentation at NECC 2007 where he outlined what School 2.0 would look […]

  7. Discovery Education National Training Academy

    Need to supercharge your Discovery Education streaming skills? There’s no better bang for your buck than the Discovery Education National Training Academy.  Two days of intense training and resources led by the people who know the service better than anybody else.  After an incredibly successful debut over the summer, we will be hosting a second NTA […]

  8. Web 2.0 Wednesday – Posterous

    I am posting early because I will be out of town tomorrow. I am very excited about this week’s Web 2.0 tool. Posterous‘s tag line is: The place to post everything. Just email it. So what is Posterous? Posterous lets you post things online fast using email. You email us at and we reply […]

  9. Texas Considers GPA Change

    I woke up this morning and opened Twitter to see what was up in the education world and found a tweet posted by Unklar about something I thought I’d share with other Texas educators. There is a proposal to change how GPA is calculated in Texas. The changes would include removing classes like band and […]