Monthly Archives: February 2009



I just recently found out about this online tool. You can think of it like a giant, never ending piece of paper where you can zoom in and create a path for students or teachers to follow. You can embed pictures, text, audio, etc. Visit and take a peek at the various ways you could


DEN Diigo Group Bookmarks 02/28/2009

ARKive – A unique collection of thousands of videos, images and fact-files illustrating the world’s species Tags: science, photos, animals, species, biology, nature, photography, reference, resources, life, Earth, education, web_2.0, video, classroom, learning, images, technology WildFilmHistory – Home page Tags: nature, uk, tv, science, animals, wildlife, pgce, biology, wildanimials, images, digital_storytelling, classroom, learning, video, web_2.0,


DEN at ICE 2009

Quick post with more to follow. Steve Dembo, Mike Bryant and a ton of STAR Discovery Educators have and are currently presenting at the ICE Conference here in St. Charles, IL.  The Second Life and Illinois DEN Leadership Councils joined us for a wonderful dinner on Wednesday at McNally’s in downtown St. Charles (Pictures to


DEN Diigo Group Bookmarks 02/27/2009

All About Explorers | Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about every explorer who ever lived…and more! Site for working with kids on critical literacy; explorers a to z combines legit information with fake, but has language and appearance of real thing. Tags: explorers, information_literacy, education, students, critical_thinking Posted from Diigo. The rest of Discovery


It's a Wrap – Movie Awards and Dancing

If ‘a picture is worth a 1,000 words’, then how many words would these be?  As you can tell, a grand time was had by all! As always, Riptide was a true ‘Master of Ceremonies’!  He started off with regular trivia with individuals competing against each other (fast typing is key here!).  The second half


NY DEN – NYC Night Out

Want to join us for some fun? We’re planning a dinner and a night out for Friday, March 6th, 2009 at Dave and Busters in NYC. This free event begins at 6:30 pm and is limited to the first 15 people who sign up using the Google Document below. Loading…