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. "Movie"ing Event Update

    We are one week away from the next DEN Event for Tennessee.  We had nearly 60 people apply to attend the event.  We have increased the  number of attendees from 20 to 35.  Emails have been sent both to those who reserved a seat early enough to attend and to those who have been placed […]

  6. Makin’ Movies MACUL 2009

    This is the “handout” for my 3/20 session here in Detroit. An abridged version of the slides can be found in the post before last (March 9th). My hero Marco Torres (Marc O’Torres?) and his students from San Fernando H.S. Frank Guttler’s ??Google Teacher Academy video application and his Lights, Camera, Learn blog Learn and […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. It's a Wrap! Virtually Real? Reflections of an Online Teacher

    We had a great group of educators present for the Wednesday Workshop March 18 entitled “Virtually Real? Reflections of an Online Teacher”. Celestia Cazalet talked about the things she has learned during her first year of being an online educator. She also gave information about how to find opportunities to become online teachers (there is […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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.  […]

  11. Mark Your Calendar – March Events (UPDATE)

    Please join us on Wednesday, March 25th as Hall Davidson presents, “Ten Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Video Clips–and Two You Did”.  Hall will present on Web 2.0 sites, webcams, and media libraries mean you can make and remix meaningful media for the classroom. Avatars wink, Mt. Rushmore speaks, markers circle, long […]

  12. Twitter Updates for 2009-03-17

    On bus to train. Realize now my planning last night was flawed, no green on. I feel a pinch coming. # @mrlosik You just might be right about the no green in Chi-town, at least I fly to Detroit today. # Powered by Twitter Tools.

  13. SCETV Workshop Materials

    Hello South Carolina!  I have attached the PowerPoint from our “Discovery Exciting Internet Tools” workshop below.  Be sure to let us know if you find any more sites that we can share with others!  Enjoy, and remember…there is so much more than the play button.  Happy exploring!! Discover Exciting Internet Tools

  14. What To Do BEFORE a Conference

    Are you attending WEMTA or some other conference in the near future?  Perhaps NECC this summer?  If so, you have to check out this link posted on Chris Bogan’s blog.  The post describes 27 things to do before a conference.  I don’t follow this blog at all, in fact, I’ve never even heard of it, […]

  15. 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 […]

  16. 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.

  17. 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 […]