Daily Archives: April 20, 2009

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

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

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

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

Websites for Educators 04/20/2009

Google Guide Quick Reference: Google Advanced Operators (Cheat Sheet) Makes searching ever easier. Great cheatsheet. tags: teachers, education, google, search, reference, cheatsheet, howto, guide, web, tutorial Weblogg-ed » “The Less You Share, the Less Power You Have” Richardson explores the power of sharing, how collaboration helps not hinders education. tags: teachers, Richardson, readwriteweb, collaboration, sharing