Archives for May, 2009

  1. Could Google Wave Redefine Email and Web Communication

    Catching up has the ring of an oxymoron to it, but that’s exactly what I’ve been trying to do this morning. Found a fascinating article by Ben Parr on Mashable via Facebook about Google Wave. Food for thought for Sunday morning reading. Today has been dominated by news and excitement surrounding Google Wave (), Google […]

  2. Nation's Oldest Student Media Festival

    Saturday, May 30, the nation’s old event celebrating student media and multimedia, the 43rd California Student Media & Multimedia Festival was held in two California locations.  As the host for 16 years, it was a renewing pleasure to see the fabulous work students and teachers are capable of.   In an era when high stakes […]

  3. Nation’s Oldest Student Media Festival

    Saturday, May 30, the nation’s old event celebrating student media and multimedia, the 43rd California Student Media & Multimedia Festival was held in two California locations.  As the host for 16 years, it was a renewing pleasure to see the fabulous work students and teachers are capable of.   In an era when high stakes […]

  4. Geocaching Day

    The Michigan DEN had two teams: one in Commerce and the other in Battle Creek/Kalamazoo.  The Commerce team had a blast!  We found 5 caches and hiked some beautiful trails in Proud Lake Recreation Area.  We saw snakes, spiders, frogs, herons, and of course lots of mosquitos.  We nearly lost a couple of teachers who […]

  5. DENny Awards: A Special Thank You

    Without a doubt, we all live busy lives, but for me, May is particularly hectic with our IP presentations occurring at the end of the month. Despite blogging several times about the DENny Awards, I missed the webinar because I was presenting 3 Technology in Education Awards to deserving seniors at Salisbury High School at […]

  6. CRSTE Day of Discovery

    Hello, mid-Atlantic educators! I’m excited to be in Arlington, Virginia, for the CRSTE Day of Discovery.  Thanks to CRSTE and Washington-Lee High School for sponsoring this awesome line-up. Here are the resources and presentations for my sessions: Google Earth Roundtrip Tickets to Anywhere! Discovery Education streaming + Google Earth Google Tools for Schools – Google […]

  7. DEN National Geocaching Day: Add Your Voice?

    As tomorrow dawns, DEN STARS, family, and friends across America will be geocaching and launching DEN travel bugs with a mission on a year’s journey our community can track (but more about that later). So, as the countdown to yet another first-ever DEN event begins, we have an invitation for PA DEN geocachers. Whether you […]

  8. The Adventure Has Begun!

    Nine STAR Discovery Educators were recently selected to take the trip of a lifetime through the Discovery Student Adventures program.  Our first crew is already in Australia and the team going to South Africa leaves next week.  Let’s meet our STAR adventurers. Australia (May 25 – June 7) Follow their adventure Jennifer Jensen (Douglas County, […]

  9. EASTCONN Day of Discovery

    I am thrilled to be back in my home state of Connecticut facilitating a Day of Discovery!  This event is generously sponsored by EASTCONN. Here are the presentation materials from our day.  Click on the links to download the resources or click here to open the DE MediaShare folder containing all these resources. EASTCONN Day […]

  10. IDiscover Sleuthing Week 3

    The search continues for the culprit at 2DP! Many people have submitted guesses, but are any of them right? We’ll find out on June 17 when the answer is revealed! In the meantime, Clue #3 is available and can be found in a room close to the stairs – I’m not going to tell you […]

  11. 1st Annual DENny Awards

    DENny Awards 2009 View more OpenOffice presentations from lrougeux. It was a STAR-studded event last night as we unveiled our first-ever DENny Award Winners. Here they are in case you missed it. Leaders of the Year * Fred Delventhal, MD * Teryl Magee, TN Leadership * Bridget Belardi, PA * Tim Childers, TN * Linda […]

  12. The Adventure is About to Begin!

    Actually, for three teachers and 12 students, an adventure has already begun! The Discovery Student Adventure pilot program to Australia has started. You can follow the blog HERE. For us Texans, the excitement is building for our representative, Linda Rush, and four students from the Catholic Diocese of Dallas, who will leave on their adventure […]

  13. Your Story, ISTE’s 30th

    Since NECC is just four weeks away and the deadline to get your impact of technology story celebrating ISTE‘s 30th anniversary in, in time for this month’s drawing (an HP mini notebook or iPod touch, Flip video camera, and the ISTE book, Visual Arts Units for All Levels) deadline is May 31st, I thought it […]

  14. Geocaching Day CHANGE

    A note from the LC Chair: Greetings! The best plans sometimes get changed! The city of Columbia is having a Spider Lilly Festival in the afternoon on Saturday at the Riverfront park. Because of this, the park will be closed in the morning. So, instead of meeting on the Columbia side of the river, we’ll […]

  15. STARs Were Shining at the DENny Awards

    DENny Awards 2009 View more OpenOffice presentations from lrougeux. It was a STAR-studded event as we unveiled our first-ever DENny Award Winners.  Here they are in case you missed it. Leaders of the Year Fred Delventhal, MD Teryl Magee, TN Leadership Bridget Belardi, PA Tim Childers, TN Linda Rush, TX Susan Tompkins, LA PL-DEN Lori […]

  16. More on Tucson Geocaching

    As the National Geocaching event approaches, I post this video of the fun had in Tucson during our DEN day of educational geocaching so as to share the fun.  Join us! Two notes: 1.  I love the Media Share capabilities in the DEN. I love that it has so much storage. I love that so […]