Archives for April 13, 2009

  1. Discovery Student Adventure 2009

    In an earlier post, I had trouble locating an image of Karen Wells.  Since then, she has sent me one and I have added her to the Animoto video.  Congratulations to all the DEN STARS who will travel the world in yet another Discovery first. DEN STARS Discovery Travel 2009 China South Africa Australia Turbo […]

  2. Dear Mr. President

    Our friends at Tech4Learning are sponsoring a timely contest–Dear Mr. President. With today’s struggling economies and natural resource questions, the government needs your help. President Obama has named you as his chief student adviser. What issue would you like him to address in the near future? Why? What should he consider? Create a 21st-century position […]

  3. Save the Date! – April 24th

    Yes, I know it’s a Friday — not a typical ‘Wednesday Workshop’ announcement, but then again, this isn’t a workshop type of event. Oh no…this is much, MUCH, bigger!  It’s the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new DEN in SL Headquarters.  Many of you have been with us when we were in a simple ‘cookie […]

  4. ISTE – Digital Photography in the K–5 Classroom

    Digital cameras can be used to engage and empower learners, but many of you may wonder how you can use this technology in your classrooms. Learn how digital cameras can be used to help students observe, conceptualize, share, and communicate with the world around them. This ISTE webinar showcases digital photography projects for elementary teachers […]

  5. DEN Virtual Conference

    Spring Into Action with the DEN and join thousands of educators who are passionate about integrating media into their instruction and collaborating with each other to improve student achievement. During this unique (and free) professional development event you have the flexibility to attend online or in-person at one of many regional events hosted by the […]

  6. Gentle Reminder – April 15th

    And NO…I’m NOT here to remind you that midnight on the 15th is the deadline to file those income tax returns!  Instead, I’m reminding you to come on into SL and join us at the DEN in SL on Wednesday, April 15, for “Taxman Cometh: But Not In Second Life!” – an opportunity to relax, […]

  7. Want To Change the World? EdTechConnect with Guy Kawasaki

    Mark April 20, 2009 at 7:00 PM (Eastern Change time zone) for an EdTechConnect webinar with Guy Kawasaki. A managing director of Garage Technology Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm and a columnist for Entrepreneur Magazine. Previously, he was an Apple Fellow at Apple Computer, Inc. Guy is the author of nine books including Reality […]

  8. Celebrate Earth Day and Reading with New Releases and Resources from Discovery

    April 22 is Earth Day. Celebrate Earth Day with your students and talk about ways to appreciate nature and protect our Earth. What are some ways in which your students can help raise awareness on important issues like the environment? Begun in 1970, Earth Day signifies the world’s attention to our environment and our need […]