Daily Archives: September 9, 2008

Interested in a free trip to Atlantis?

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

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

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

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

Phweet: When 140 characters just isn’t conversation enough

Warning: This site is pretty raw still, but it seems to function as advertised in my testing. Ever start having a great conversation on Twitter and realize that you have WAY more to say than you can fit into 140 characters?  Or that you’re going back and forth with somebody, and you’d be better of

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 (Ping.fm,  hellotext.com,  upcoming.me) 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

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

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

Wikispaces BIG Announcement!

Cross-posted on Cliotech. Just in case you hadn’t heard the news . . . Wikispaces just announced that it will be extending its free educator wikis offer to another 250,000 wikis! Here are some highlights from the press release: Two and a half years ago we decided that all K-12 teachers should have advertising-free, private,