Daily Archives: December 3, 2008

In the Land of Oz

In the Land of Oz

As in Australia, actually. After following director Baz Luhrman’s “Set to Screen” learning series on Apple’s education site since the spring, we finally saw the movie last weekend. Sweeping epic is the first simplistic description that comes to mind. The movie is huge and long, spanning “just” a few years from the beginning of WWII

Get Out the Vote!!!

Alright all you DEN members….spread the word and get out the vote!  DEN in SL has been nominated as one of the ‘Best Educational Use of a Virtual World 2008’ by EduBlogs.  WOOHOO!!! Please visit the EduBlogs site and vote. Thanks for your support!

Gentle Reminder – December 3rd

Please join us tonight as we welcome Macsmom Alcott (aka Jen Wagner in RL) as she presents ‘Online Project Possibilities’. I’m certain that many of you have heard of all of the wonderful online projects that Macsmom has facilitated over the years, and some of you may even have participated in a few of her

heasulli's daily diigo bookmarks 12/03/2008

AllThingsPLC — Research, education tools and blog for building a professional learning community tags: edtech, plc My first attempt at this!!! – post by genemac This site is administered by Rick DuFour. – post by ffoxworth All Things PLC, All in One Place This site was created to serve as a collaborative, objective resource for

EduBlog Awards 2008: And the nominees are…

As I was trolling through the EduBlog Awards this year, I was thrilled to see the DEN represented a few different times!  In particular, the DEN in Second Life team has been nominated for the Best Educational Use of a Virtual World!  Major kudos for the nomination, but now let’s see what we can do

Web 2.0 Wednesday – Timetoast

One of the things I love about Web 2.0 tools is how creative the names can be. I often wonder about all of the extremely creative folks behind the scenes who think up these fun names. Timetoast is another great tool with a fun name. I found Timetoast in my Web 2.0 Diigo group. Timetoast

DEN Diigo Group Bookmarks 12/03/2008

Colorín Colorado A bilingual site for families and educators of English language learners Tags: esl, ELD, ell, bilingual, reading, Education, resources, ELL, ESL Reading Is Fundamental | Reading Planet | Game Station Reading and writing games and activities from RIF Tags: literacy, reading, fundamental, RIF, games drop.io VERY simple filesharing Tags: storage, filesharing, sharing, tools,