OK, the first part of the first day is behind us. Teryl Magee and I did about an hour and a half overview of DE Streaming and the 3 builders (well, 2 builders and an honorable mention). Lots of folks here at the conference are fairly familiar with the streaming part of DE Streaming, but few had used the Builders up to this point. Lots of great questions and some really good suggestions on ways to improve the experience.
At the end of our presentation, we left about twenty minutes for Brad Fountain to do a quick look at Discovery Science. I have to say I absolutely LOVE Discovery Science. The ability to do virtual experiments, have instructions read to struggling readers, and track student progress in the Classroom Manager is totally awesome!
After a full morning of instruction, we spent the afternoon at the Huntsville Space Museum. I had never been here before. We walked across the grounds, toured the museum, played in the gift shop, and then went to the teacher center and got tons and tons of free stuff!
We are now back at the Marriott. Brad is going through a lot of cool stuff we can do with streaming media clips in PowerPoint. I’ll post more later.