Daily Archives: January 7, 2009

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A Night at the Races – Dog Sled Races

A Night at the Races – Dog Sled Races

The Discovery Educator Network had great time with the Dog Sled Race at the Winter Wonderland provided by dAlliez Estates. Thunder Insippo was the big winner with the fastest time. Apophene Singh showed off some of his winter finery. This was all made possible by the DEN in SL’s JessieMarie Flanagan. Thank you all for

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Attention Upstate Educators

Teachers are invited to join WMHT‘s Listening Project’s Conversation with Educators in Albany on Thursday, January 22, 2009. The purpose of the session is for you to share what you think about the region’s growth and changes. Discuss the intellectual, educational, cultural and infrastructure gaps that exist within the region or that will be created

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A word by any other name…

…would still benefit from a visual representation that, of course, includes full context. I am marveling right now as I watch my two year old granddaughter acquire not only language but gestures. For example, when Hall Davidson was visiting just before Thanksgiving, she was chatting him up pretty good. I’m not sure any of us

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A word by any other name…

…would still benefit from a visual representation that, of course, includes full context. I am marveling right now as I watch my two year old granddaughter acquire not only language but gestures. For example, when Hall Davidson was visiting just before Thanksgiving, she was chatting him up pretty good. I’m not sure any of us

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5000 + 10,000 = Engaging Digital Media

Nothing beats the Discovery Educator Network, and like the shameless commercial that I am for their communications networks, I just love that they are a gift that keeps giving true value to education. Using their Discovery Education streaming Newsletter as my source, I’d like to share resources and reasons why I continue to use them.

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No RSS Feed? – Problem Solved with Feedbeater

Cross-posted on Cliotech Image via CrunchBaseI’ve been waiting for service like Feedbeater to emerge on the scene for a long time. I have used Dapper to create manual RSS feeds for sites that do not already publish one, but those feeds didn’t always work very well. The feeds I’ve created as tests with Feedbeater look

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Fuse Your Social Networks with Fuser

Cross-posted on Cliotech Image via CrunchBaseAs one who always struggles to manage a substantial digital persona with as little fuss as possible, Fuser is an absolute must. Like other social productivity applications, such as Ping.fm and AtomKeep, Fuser is now part of my online networking arsenal. Fuser is a service that manages your social networking

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SlideShare Plugin for PowerPoint 2007

A colleague sent me an e-mail alerting me to a new ribbon plugin for Office 2007. The ribbon plugin was developed by SlideShare to allow users to interact with their SlideShare documents from within PowerPoint. SlideShare Ribbon Demo from slideshare on Vimeo. Click here to access downloading and installation instructions. Installing the SlideShare ribbon in

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DEN Diigo Group Bookmarks 01/07/2009

music Tags: music, open source, creative commons Slidesix Here you can upload your presentations and share them with your friends (publicly or privately). You can even add video and/or audio by recording it directly within the site! SlideSix supports a ton of different presentation formats: * PPTX (PowerPoint 2007) * PPT/PPS (PowerPoint 97/2000/XP) * PDF

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