Daily Archives: February 23, 2009

Application for the Discovery Adventures Trip Now Open!

Application for the Discovery Adventures Trip Now Open!

Copied from the DEN National Blog A virtual drum roll please… We are thrilled to officially open the application process for the Discovery Student Adventures Pilot Program. Join us as we discover more of our incredible planet earth together with adventure trips to Australia, South Africa, and China. In order to participate in this pilot

Gentle Reminder – February 25th

Please join us on Wednesday, February 25th as Geekybird Fanbridge (RL – Matt Monjan) presents on ‘Digital Storytelling in a Web 2.0 World’.  During this session we’ll learn the elements to crafting a good story and examine free movie editing software that you can use to integrate images, narration, and sound to build authentic stories. 

Day of Discovery – thank you!

  Happy Monday!   On behalf of the entire Discovery Education team, thank you for helping to make Saturday such a great day.  I hope that during the day, you were able to pick up a few tips and tricks on using Discovery Education streaming.  I will be working with the AZ leadership council to

NASA Do It Yourself Podcasts

If you ever wanted to interview an astronaut, you need to check out NASA Do It Yourself Podcasts. NASA is providing video and audio clips and encouraging students to remix their own podcasts. Right now, students can create podcasts on Lab Safety, Newton’s Laws, and Spacesuits. NASA also publishes a blog devoted to these podcasts.

Check Out PrimaryAccess

I know you all have had the experience of discovering an interesting web link that leads to another link that leads… well, before you know it you’ve spent several hours and unearthed all sorts of resources you can’t wait to use.  My latest copy of Infinite Thinking Machine arrived Friday with that kind of link.

Best Buy Photo Contest

Over the weekend the TN DEN hosted a training event at a Best Buy store in Knoxville with PhotoStory and iMovie training afterward at Panera.  We have been getting a lot of positive feedback from both participants and others who have read about it online. As part of the after training assignments we asked our

DEN Diigo Group Bookmarks 02/23/2009

GELessons.com Tags: googleearth, geography, lessons, google, education Wildlife Filmmaker, Video Mashups, Animal Videos, Wildlife Footage – National Geographic Tags: animals, creation, editor, film, for:allyson_greene, for:edtechtalk, for:lsullivan, for:susan_golden, for:wow2.0, online, video, videos, web2.0, education, science Make your own nature wildlife film. – By Fred Delventhal Lemelson Center’s Invention at Play: Invention Playhouse Exploration/Tinkering Exploratory play is

Taking Chance

Flying up to Anchorage last Friday, I had plenty of time to flip through the Northwest Airlines magazine. I found myself drawn to the article on the fact based HBO movie “Taking Chance.” Northwest has a special interest in the program since so many of their employees’ actions and reactions to the Marine Corps officer