Archives for April 15, 2009

  1. And it just keeps getting better!

    The DEN webinar series has been one of the highlights of the last few weeks.  I’ve seen&heard Tony Vincent telling us all about iPods in the classroom; witnessed the magic of  “Movers and Shakers”  like Traci telling us about her wonderful use of Google Earth with Glogster to embed activities and links into her 1st […]

  2. Join the New York DEN LC

    Note: Copied from the National Blog. We’re looking for a few good DEN (sorry, couldn’t resist)! Seriously, the DEN has doubled in size since last year and this amazing growth has a lot to do with our incredible DEN Leadership Councils. We are in awe of the work they have volunteered to do to make […]

  3. DEN Spring Training

    DEN Spring Training is here! We’ve had a lot of new recruits in the past year and we expect big things from the community this spring. Last year the stat we focused on the most was ESA (Earned STAR Average). This year we are looking for STARs who put up solid numbers in the RS […]

  4. Texas Needs You!

    As a result of the growing presence of the state-based leadership councils and their activities, the DEN has decided to begin an annual review and election process. What does this mean to you? It means that now is your opportunity to express your interest in becoming an active member of the Texas Leadership Council. If […]

  5. DEN Virtual Conference – April 25th

    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. Questions from Our Youth

    It seems every day I am asked by my four year old daughter some science question about a typical object that I have just taken for granted. The other day she asked me about why the stop glowed at night. Fortunately, I had just been given the answer by 3M for a project we did […]

  7. Free Teaching Resources for Earth Month

    Think Green is a new K-12 resource from Waste Management and powered by Discovery Education. Complete with standards-based lesson plans, compelling videos, interactives, and Think Green® resources to engage students and extend the learning to the home, www.ThinkGreen.com/classroom is a powerful new suite of tools for educators seeking new materials to enliven environmental lessons. Think […]

  8. Lights, Camera, Publish! '09

    Here are the links to the student video sites I mentioned during Tuesday’s webinar and a SlideShare version of the PowerPoint I used. Discovery Education and 3M’s Young Scientist Challenge: Air Pressure. The Flat Classroom Project’s Mobile Citizen Journalist. Brainy Flix’s ACT/SAT video vocabulary builders: Cadence. Great Minds Foundation Anti-smoking PSA. The Net Generation Video […]

  9. Lights, Camera, Publish! ‘09

    Here are the links to the student video sites I mentioned during Tuesday’s webinar and a SlideShare version of the PowerPoint I used. Discovery Education and 3M’s Young Scientist Challenge: Air Pressure. The Flat Classroom Project’s Mobile Citizen Journalist. Brainy Flix’s ACT/SAT video vocabulary builders: Cadence. Great Minds Foundation Anti-smoking PSA. The Net Generation Video […]