Archives for March, 2009

  1. 2009 DEN National Institute: Apply Now!

    After a lot of ideas, much feedback and a bunch of votes from the community, we are ready to announce this year’s location for the DEN National Institute.  The voting was very close and pretty evenly distributed across locations – so close in fact that the DEN team put our heads together to select this […]

  2. Grown Up Digital Webinar TONIGHT

    Join us tonight (March 23) at 7:00 PM EDT for a very special webinar with Grown Up Digital author Don Tapscott.  IT’S FREE!  About Grown Up Digital Poised to transform every social institution, the Net Generation is reshaping the form and functions of school, work, and even democracy. Simply put, the wave of youth, aged […]

  3. Grown Up Digital Webinar Tonight

    Join us tonight (March 23) at 7:00 PM EDT for a very special webinar with Grown Up Digital author Don Tapscott.   About Grown Up Digital Poised to transform every social institution, the Net Generation is reshaping the form and functions of school, work, and even democracy. Simply put, the wave of youth, aged 12-30, […]

  4. DEN Dinner @ WEMTA

    Sunday night marked a small get together for what I thought was for members of the Wisconsin Leadership Council.  It turns out there were other DEN Stars/members there as well, which was a pleasant surprise.  If it would have been just the LC, we would have had a rather small group. It’s nice to see […]

  5. F/X MACUL 2009

    This is the “handout” for my Makin’ Movies: Special Effects session at MACUL in Detroit 3/19/09. My home made F/X are at homepage.mac.com/jbtv. Look for the clips that begin with “FX.” The”Ken Burns” effect which can be used in iMovie and PhotoStory on a PC, lets you move around a still picture. Bring the same […]

  6. Twitter Updates for 2009-03-18

    Presenting with @glo at MACUL this afternoon. Elementary Web 2.0 – Currently walking through toondoo. # @ppalmer21 Courtyard Silver Spring, Fly into DCA, easy metro trip to Silver Spring stop (faster and cheaper than cab). I’m there too. # @johnfaig Oh man thanks for sharing soundsnap.com I’ve struggled for a couple of weeks trying to […]

  7. Do You YouTube?

    One of the questions I get asked most often by teachers at my school is this, “How can I show a video from YouTube in my classroom?”  I’ve always sent them the way of Zamzar to download videos to a flash drive and show at school from there.  It works great, but it is limiting.  […]

  8. CUE-A "STAR" Studded Affair!

    Hello all! Since our pal Dave Kootman has gone over to the “dark-side!” (LOL) I’ve volunteered to take on the roll of Nor CA blogger for the DEN. I’m really excited…so here it goes. I spent the first weekend in March attending the CUE  conference (Computer Using Educators) in Palm Springs! This was by far […]

  9. Twitter Updates for 2009-03-16

    @cliotech Oh man I hate 6:00 AM flights. Safe travels. # @pauloberman Welcome to twitter! # @distractedgamer finally worked out a way to not have to carry it and my blackberry for work. # Heading to MACUL tomorrow. Short flight to Detroit, then dinner and Red Wings. # Powered by Twitter Tools.

  10. Gentle Reminder – March 18th

    Please consider joining us this Wednesday, March 18th, as Celestia Cazalet hosts a Workshop on ‘Virtual Instruction: The Real Deal?’ Celestia will reflect on her experiences as a first-year virtual instructor.  Comparisons between face-to-face classroom interactions and virtual classroom interactions will be explored.  Much of this session will be facilitated dialogue.  Anyone who is interested in […]