Archives for September, 2008

  1. heasulli's daily diigo bookmarks 09/26/2008

    Wikipedia bans Ridgefield High School after profane edits – tags: edtech Wikipedia, the online collaborative encyclopedia, has had a block in effect since last October that makes it impossible for users of Ridgefield High School’s Internet address to edit its entries. Wikipedia allows readers to edit information in articles, but some Ridgefield High students […]

  2. DENliest Catch ’08

    The DEN fleet has left the harbor and is looking for a bountiful fall harvest of STARs from all around the country.  It’s a short season and the six DEN captains need your help catching new STARs.  If you recruit a new STAR by December 1, 2008 and report your catch, you can pick from the […]

  3. heasulli's daily diigo bookmarks 09/25/2008

    Carbonrally – climate change community focused on fun, social, and competitive challenges Interesting… tags: edtech Reduce global warming by taking quick & easy challenges. Compete with others in your area and around the world. Over 490 teams of company colleagues, friends, and school-mates are competing now to lead the community in CO2 reduction! Challenges are […]

  4. NECC 2009 Call For Participation

    Whether you’ve ever been there or not, you have hopefully heard of the National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) sponsored by ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) every year. This annual conference is a definite must-attend, as there will be over 17,000 educators, administrators, and others interested in technology in education there to share their experiences, […]

  5. StreamAthon Video Reposted – Quick Note

    The YouTube video of “Dino Dude’s ‘The People Whisper’” is now reposted in the entry below.  I had initially posted it with a limit of 25 views, which was a blunder.  It is now up for everyone.  And, no, I didn’t break YouTube.  :).  When it’s ready, I’ll also post the PowerPoint and step bystep […]

  6. netTrekker d.i.

    This online resource is an educational search tool that connects students and educators to more than 300,000 educator-approved web resources that support the complete K-12 curricula and the 21st century learning skills. Teachers will save time searching by finding just the right resource to differentiate instruction for their students with resources that are arranged by […]

  7. Put On Your Press Hat For Project Report

    YouTube, in partnership with the Pulitzer Center has launched a new video contest that sounds interesting. This contest gives participants an opportunity to show their journalism skills and report on issues and individuals who are under-covered in today’s media. The first round of the contest requires entrants to produce a video about an individual in […]

  8. Web 2.0 Wednesday – Tikatok

    I was browsing resources that I found on TeachersFirst and came across this cool bookmaking tool.  Tikatok “is where kids transform their imaginations into stories – and publish those stories into books.” Kid’s can write a story, illustrate it and order actually hard copies of the book. There’s no cost to join the site and […]

  9. Learn how to use Discovery Education in your classroom

    DEN staff will be sharing a series of information-packed sessions on how to integrate the newest online technologies used by today’s media-savvy students into classroom instruction. Among the topics slated for presentation are an introduction to streaming media, tips and tricks for integrating digital media with popular Web 2.0 websites, and strategies for incorporating free movie […]

  10. Make Your Head Explode with Webinars!

    For those of you who may have missed it, today was the fabulous 3rd Annual DEN Streamathon!  Steve Dembo hosted the nearly 12 hours of presentations from his deathbed (this may be a slight exaggeration) while superstars like Hall and Matt (just to name a couple) showed some awesome things we can do with tools […]

  11. Live from the StreamAthon!

    This is the video we built.  The one that no one could see in the fabulous StreamAthon.  I realize it went fast.  Here are the tools and sites I used for “Ten Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Video (and Two You Did).”  With one exception, all the tools and sites are free. […]

  12. DEN Streamathon a Huge Success!

    I was able to attend several of the sessions throughout today’s Streamathon.  Kudos to all the presenters!  The chat rooms were lively and folks were very appreciative of the fantastic professional development offered.  The sessions will be archived for later viewing on the DEN national blog. I posted some of the web 2.0 tools that […]

  13. Gentle Reminder – September 24th

    Come join us this Wednesday for ‘Tips for Presenting in Second Life’ hosted by Beth Kohnke and Julia Mills.  We know many of you would love to present at our SL workshops. We know you have lots to share.  Remember our motto: ” We are our greatest resource!”  So join us, learn how to present […]

  14. Time to Streamathon

     The 3rd annual DEN Streamathon is just about to get underway. TWELVE hours of non-stop presentations on getting the most from Discovery Education streaming and the Discovery Educator Network. I’ll reprise my overview of streaming’s digital storytelling resources at 6pm EDT just before Hall follows that up with Ten Things You Didn’t Know You Could […]