Monthly Archives: October 2008

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The Exploding Mind

The Exploding Mind

An exploding mind can be a good thing.  I was asked to work with the faculty at the School of Education at Johns Hopkins on the topic of educational technology.  This was an important group by itself– and representative of an extremely important segment in education:  the teacher preparation programs across the country.  They monitor,

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Welcome New MI STARs!

The following educators achieved STAR status since the start of the 2008-2009 school year: Chris Blackstock: Van Dyke David Erdmans: Allendale Michael Graves: Midland Dana Houseman: Godwin Heights Rita Hughes: Chippewa Valley Craig McBain: Chippewa Valley Michelle Meitler: Midland Marcia Milanowski: Kenowa Hills Jennifer Parker-Moore: Macomb Martha Persak: Flushing Mark Pickering: Midland Janet Schoettle: Zeeland

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Snapshot from Fall Science Supervisors Meeting in Charlotte

The Fall Science Supervisors Meeting was held in Charlotte, NC, October 29, 2008, in conjunction with the North Carolina Science Leadership Association (NCSLA) meeting and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) regional meeting.  The purpose of these meetings were to update districts on current North Carolina issues and national initiatives in science education. Elementary, Middle

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Virtual Conference – Virtually a Smash

This past Saturday, October 25th was the second annual Discovery Educator Network Virtual Conference.  Educators gathered behind computers and in person to connect with other educators.  Connections were made in RL and cyberspace.  Distance learning presentations from Steve Dembo, Jannita Demian, Matt Monjan, Hall Davidson, Jen Dorman, Scott Kinney, and more were so wonderful to

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It's a Wrap – Newbie 102

Congratulations Vita Demain for facilitating tonight’s (that’s right….I’m posting right after I logged out of SL) workshop.  This Newbie 102 workshop was filled with tips and tricks that even I wasn’t aware of.  If you weren’t able to make it tonight, perhaps Vita will be willing to host this workshop again in the (very) near

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Reminder – Please join us tomorrow!

Discovery Connect is proud to provide you and your students the opportunity to learn from a true American hero, U.S. Air Force Major Paul Moga of the Air Combat Command’s 1st Fighter Wing. Paul “Max” Moga is the host of Showdown: Air Combat, a Military Channel series which offers amazing insight into the aircraft’s,the weaponry

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Final Reminder: Discovery Connect tomorrow!

To attend this webinar, with or without your students, simply follow this link and register!  Tomorrow is going to be our first Discovery Connect of the year.  I really think both you and your students will enjoy it and learn quite a bit, so I hope to see you there!  U.S. Air Force Major Paul

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heasulli's daily diigo bookmarks 10/29/2008

DonorsChoose.org: Discovery Educator Network Giving Page tags: edtech Discovery Educator Network Giving Page Discovery Education supporters, please donate to one of the creative projects below submitted by STAR Discovery Educators from across the country! STOP cyberbullying: Cyberbullying – what it is, how it works and how to understand and deal with cyberbullies tags: edtech, cyberbullying,

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Here You Go Region 4

It was great meeting you this morning! As promised, here are the handouts and files for the items that I shared with you. You will also find much more by logging into DE streaming and visiting “Professional Development” at the top of the page. Movie Maker Instructions Photo Story 3 Instructions iMovie Instructions Adobe Premier

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