Check out the 2009 Read with Kids Challenge, a national effort sponsored by RIF and US Airways to collectively log 5 million minutes reading with kids. All participants are eligible to win a family vacation to the Walt Disney World Resort® and more great prizes. Starts April 1. Get on board at www.rif.org/readwithkids
Custom Twitter Backgrounds tags: edtech, twitter, images A Custom Twitter Background can make a real impression and enhance your brand – but how do you make one? In this guest post post Hugh Briss from Twitter Image (a service that offers custom Twitter backgrounds) shares some tips on how to make your own. Posted from
May 4-8 is National Teacher Appreciation Week. What are you doing for Teacher Appreciation Week? Be sure to visit the DEN blog every day to check out all the fun planned for our STARs. [Note: Image from Flickr: Sharna11, Teacher Gift]
Join our live Science Class broadcast on Tuesday, May 5th at 1:00 PM EDT. We will be exploring different types of chemical reactions including changes in energy and exothermic. You can also find an experiment you can conduct with your class after our live broadcast on the Science in Action blog . The live broadcast
In order to maintain your STAR status, you must report at least two of your events for the 2008-2009 school year by August 31, 2009. Log in to the DEN website and you’ll see “Report Event”. If you are not sure of how many events you’ve reported send an inquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org.
On May 30, 2009 we will host our first-ever DEN Geocaching Day! Every STAR Discovery Educator is encouraged to venture out with some colleagues on May 30 and have some fun geocaching. Do you want to join us? For muggles (non-geocachers) and pros alike, STAR Discovery Educators Bridget Belardi and Conni Mulligan will host a “Geocaching
June 27, 2009 9 AM to 3:30 PM Cost: FREE Discovery Educators are invited to join us for an engaging day of networking, professional development and fun at the world headquarters of Discovery Communications in Silver Spring, MD. The day will give you the opportunity to network with colleagues from all around the world prior
Kick into high gear all next week as DEN puts its own special spin on National Teacher Appreciation Week. Leave it to Lance Rougeux and the national Discovery Education leadership team to create a week-long fun celebration for its STARS. According to Lance, Personally, I suggest checking the DEN blog every day. We have something