Daily Archives: August 11, 2009

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Perseid Meteor Shower

On Wednesday, August 12th at 4am ET the Perseid Meteor Shower will be visible.  The Perseids appear to come from the constellation Perseus but are actually bits of debris from the Swift-Tuttle comet, which has been orbiting the sun for centuries. The Earth passes through these streams of shooting stars every August.  The key to

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Remember When?

The start of a new school reminds me to reflect upon experiences as a youngster. This year the kindergarten class is the class of 2022! There are many things these students will not get to experience because they are no longer in existence. From Wired magazine, here is a partial list of 100 things. The

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Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 08/11/2009

Live Monarch Online Butterfly Educational Experience raise own monarch online – 30 day educational program Tags: monarch, virtual Byrdseed Gifted Lessons Practical Ideas For Your Gifted Classroom Tags: gifted, differentiation, education, teaching, learning Practical Ideas For Your Gifted Classroom – By Fred Delventhal YouTube – Spreadsheet Mapper 2.0 Here’s a quick video demo of how

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DE Leadership Week in Full Swing

Just a friendly reminder that Discovery Education’s Back-to-School Webinars debuted yesterday with Scot McLeod’s Keynote: The Information Society is HERE–Are our schools up to the task? The rest of the week’s webinars are listed below: August 11th – Policies, Safety, and Social Networking August 12th – Web2.0 for Administrators and Others: Schools, Tools, and the

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DEN Diigo Group Bookmarks 08/11/2009

Live Monarch Online Butterfly Educational Experience raise own monarch online – 30 day educational program Tags: monarch, virtual Byrdseed Gifted Lessons Practical Ideas For Your Gifted Classroom Tags: gifted, differentiation, education, teaching, learning Practical Ideas For Your Gifted Classroom – By Fred Delventhal YouTube – Spreadsheet Mapper 2.0 Here’s a quick video demo of how

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Is Facebook as Good as Face-to-Face?

This contest opportunity was sent to me by Randy Ziegenfuss, Director of Data and Technology at Salisbury Township School District, Allentown, PA. For those of you who are in school, this might be a great way to engage your students with a relevant (and timely) topic. Deadline is August 31. The original posting was from

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