Archives for January 12, 2009

  1. Yaplet

    If you have never used or heard of Yaplet I would suggest giving it a try. Yaplet allows you as well as your students chat on any website at any time. If you are assigning students to find a particular DE Streaming clip they can use yaplet to chat with each other about the clip […]

  2. We Can Change the world Challenge: Register now, while you still can!

    Time is running out to register for the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge, the first and only national K-12 sustainability education initiative aligned to education standards and uniquely tailored to match students’ growing comprehension abilities throughout their school-aged years. We’re encouraging all middle school students across the United States to kick off 2009 […]

  3. National Middle School Green Competition Urges Kids to Change Their Communities in 2009

    It’s not too late to get involved in the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge. Take a look: – March 15 Deadline for Entries Quickly Approaching– – January Webinars to Help Adult Advisers Engage Students in Sustainability – – Prizes Include Once-in-a-Lifetime Discovery Adventure Trips with a TV personality, an Appearance on Discovery’s Planet […]

  4. Digitally Fit

    We interrupt this regularly scheduled webinar to bring you the first in a series of three webinars offered twice each day to help you keep that New Year’s resolution to get fit. We’ve bumped my originally slated presentation on sharing students’ videos on January 13th for “Checking Your Digital Pulse” offered at both 4pm and […]

  5. Digital Storytelling at VSTE

    Come One and All… Digital Storytelling Day of Discovery! Date: Sunday, February 22, 2009 Time: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Location: VA Beach Convention Center 1000 19th Street Virginia Beach, VA 23451 Visit the Geekybird Blog for more information. Dinner with the STARs- Waitlist Available After the VSTE Keynote, that same Sunday evening, join us […]

  6. A Global Film Challenge For All

    Ok I have to brag about my friend Janet English and her super cool project, Film on The Fly.    Janet has launched a fantastically creative project that anyone with a cell phone and built in video camera – and they all pretty much have them – can participate.   Janet’s organization, KOCE, has launched a […]

  7. Gentle Reminder – January 14th

    Did you know?  Research has shown that one retains about 20% of new information that is transmitted in an auditory manner, but one retains between 50-70% if that new information is transmitted via both visual and auditory channels.  Combine that with the fact that unless new information is reviewed in some way, shape, or form […]

  8. We Can Change The World – Final Call for Registrations!

      The March 15 Deadline for Entries Quickly Approaching!  And we’re hosting January Webinars to Help Adult Advisers Engage Students in Sustainability  Now in the final months for entries, the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge is encouraging middle school students across the United States to kick off 2009 by “going green” and implementing […]

  9. Upcoming Webinars: Still Time to Join Us

    DEN 2009 Webinars Join us on Wednesday, January 14 at 7 PM EST for a preview of what we have planned for the DEN in 2009.  Just visit https://discoveryed.webex.com and click on DEN 2009.  No password is required.The New and Improved DEN Website Have you see the new DEN website? All STAR Discovery Educators now […]