Daily Archives: May 6, 2009

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It's a Wrap! DEN Forum – Education Reform

It's a Wrap! DEN Forum – Education Reform

The first-ever formal DEN Forum was a huge success! We had a great turnout in room 201, where we sat ’round a table and had a great chat! The topic for discussion was “Education Reform: What Can One Teacher Do?” Celestia Cazalet (me) facilitated the discussion. With very little prompting, the group had some really

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DEN Geocaching 101 with Bridget Belardi

Bridget Belalrdi, DENs Geocaching expert, says that she learned about geocaching from an article she read on an airplane. She thought it would be a great thing for her father because he likes being outdoors, but they both got hooked. The implications educationally for geocaching are excellent. Geocachine is a high tech treasure hunt, and

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DEN Teacher Appreciation Week: Day 3

Copied from the DEN National Blog. Shouldn’t we have 365 days of teacher appreciation? The President of Discovery Education, Bill Goodwyn, thinks so… Today for Teacher Appreciation Week we have an awesome partner who has donated their product to our STARs. LabelDaddy’s labels are a huge hit with the DEN team. Jannita has one on

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2008's Young Scientist

The deadline for your 5th-8th science students to get their video application in for the Discovery/3M Young Scientist Challenge is exactly 2 weeks away. In addition to the little pep talk from Will Smith on their main page, we’ve scheduled a webinar with ’08’s Young Scientist of the Year, Melissa Rey. You can get one

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2008’s Young Scientist

The deadline for your 5th-8th science students to get their video application in for the Discovery/3M Young Scientist Challenge is exactly 2 weeks away. In addition to the little pep talk from Will Smith on their main page, we’ve scheduled a webinar with ’08’s Young Scientist of the Year, Melissa Rey. You can get one

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DEN Diigo Group Bookmarks 05/06/2009

Google Earth Lessons Tags: googleearth, geography, lessons, education, Google, google_earth, tutorial, teaching, technology, mashups ISTE Classroom Observation Tool The ISTE Classroom Observation Tool (ICOT®) is a FREE online tool that provides a set of questions to guide classroom observations of a number of key components of technology integration. Tags: iste, edtech, observation, standards, icot, education,

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