Daily Archives: October 9, 2008

A Pulitzer for Dembo?

A Pulitzer for Dembo?

Even though many of you follow our beloved online community manager via the DEN blogs, Teach42 and a hundred other social networking tools, micro-blogs and nano-micro-blogs you might not have heard about his latest claim to fame.  Steve has a great article in the October edition of District Administration – Virtual Worlds for Educators.  After

heasulli's daily diigo bookmarks 10/09/2008

SpinSpotter: A newsrooms tool for exposing bias and spin? – editorsweblog tags: edtech How objective and spin-free is our news? There is much conjecture that media spin is damaging the relationship newspapers have with their audience, with a recent UK survey indicating that just 43% of the population trust newspapers. With the armies of Communication

Microsoft in Education

Microsoft works collaboratively with educators across Higher Education and K-12 to provide software plus services aimed at enhancing the learning environment and streamlining the operations of institutions. We’ve recently launched a new website that is your resource for live and recorded webcasts, podcasts, and other valuable information to gain insights into how Microsoft and Microsoft

Young Scientist Challenge Finalists

Last spring Discovery Education and 3M partnered to invite 5-8th grade students and science teachers of any age to throw their safety goggles into the ring for the titles of Young Scientist of the Year and DEN’s Science Teacher of the Year. The initial application was done by making a short video explaining one of

DEN Virtual/Face-to-Face Conference on October 25

There is a “Day of Discovery” event coming up soon, and you won’t want to miss it!  The Discovery Educator Network is having its second annual Virtual Conference on Saturday, October 25.   The DEN Virtual Conference provides a unique opportunity to learn powerful ways to integrate digital media and Web 2.0 tools into your instruction as well as discover

New Teacher Survival Central, has launched!

Discovery Education has joined forces with Walden University, mimio, Adobe Systems, Inc., Elmer’s Products, Inc., and CDW-G to launch New Teacher Survival Central, a new website featuring a robust array of classroom tools designed to welcome and support educators new to the teaching profession. Offering tips, tricks, tools, and practical suggestions for easing entry into