Archives for April 20, 2009

  1. We're on Twitter

    That’s right folks.  DEN in SL has finally joined the social networking craze.  It’s official:  DEN in SL is on Twitter. The idea was actually ‘borrowed’ from Neene on the New York LC.  She started with @NYDENLC.  Hey, if it’s good enough for the Big Apple, it’s good enough for SL!  No sooner had I […]

  2. A Whole New World

    In the last couple of weeks, I’ve adventured into a whole new world.  No, not the one with the blue genie.  I’m talking about Second Life.  I’ve wanted to try this out since I first heard about in an episode of CSI NY back in 2007.  At the time, I didn’t realize the professional development […]

  3. Gentle Reminder – April 22nd

    Please join us this Wednesday as Lor Fredriksson presents, ‘Digizenship – Keeping them Safe and Legal’.  Our students have the tools at their fingertips.  We can’t just block or filter them.  Learn about various internet safety resources that will help our students understand how to stay safe and legal when using the internet.  We need […]

  4. Virtual Conference, Saturday April 25

    The Spring DEN Conference is coming up soon!  When? Saturday, April 25, 2009 9 AM to 3 PM EDT Where? Online How much? Free. The day will feature a special presentation from Chris Lehmann, Principal of the Science Leadership Academy in the School District of Philadelphia as well as a great lineup of sessions from […]

  5. Calling All Whiz Kids: Discovery Education/3M Young Scientist Challenge

    Note: Copied from the Discovery Education Newsletter. Now’s the time for students to enter the nation’s premier science competition for grades 5 through 8. The deadline for the Discovery Education/3M Young Scientist Challenge is May 20, 2009. Over the summer, judges will choose up to 51 semifinalists: one from each state and the District of […]

  6. New DEN Headquarters in Second Life

    Join us on April 24 at 8 PM EDT for the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new DEN headquarters in Second Life.  The new DEN headquarters is a virtual replica of Discovery’s World Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD – complete with the HD theater and the T-Rex. Put on your virtual dancing shoes and come […]