Archives for August 11, 2009

  1. Welcome Back!

    The new school year is just around the corner and I would like to take a moment to welcome every back to school.  There are some new and exciting changes to DE Streaming this year that you will definitely enjoy.  How many of you are aware that you will be able to create a class […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. Meeting the "Top Monk" and Shao Lin Temple Martial Arts Students

    Guest Blogger Adam Controy from Shao Lin Temple, China So we traveled from Beijing to Luoyang in an overnight train and the experience far surpassed my expectations. Why? Because I actually got a better night’s sleep in a passenger car that slept 4 then I did in my hotel room. There is something to be […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]