Daily Archives: August 26, 2009

Norwood: State Finalist in last year's Sieman's "We Can Change the World" Challenge

Norwood: State Finalist in last year's Sieman's "We Can Change the World" Challenge

Massachussets Team Name:  Educate Them and They Will Location:  Norwood, Massachusetts School:   South Area Solomon Schechter Day Students Brittany Bell Aaron Weiner Robbie Green Teacher/Mentor Nitzan Resnick, Science Department Chair Description After learning about global warming and recycling in science class, Team Educate Them and They Will from Norwood, Massachusetts decided to establish a recycling program

Sieman's "We Can Change the World" Challenge Now Open

“The Sieman’s Foundation, Discovery Education, and the National Science Teacher’s Association invite you to join the only challenge of its kind that empowers students to create solutions to environmental problems in their own backyards, and to share their results with students nationwide.  They’ll learn.  They’ll take action.  And their ideas may well end up changing

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 08/26/2009

EconEdLink | a premier source of classroom-tested, Internet-based economic education lesson plans for K-12 teachers and their students Tags: math, socialstudies, economics Xpeditions @ nationalgeographic.com Tags: geography, maps, socialstudies, education, science, resources, teaching, lessons EDSITEment – The Best of the Humanities on the Web Tags: humanities, education, lessonplans, history, literature, teaching, resources, reference Illuminations: Welcome

TONIGHT! Pack Your Curiosity and GO

DATE: Aug 26 WORKSHOP: Pack your Curiosity and GO! Part 2 PRESENTER: Demb Oh DESCRIPTION: 3 trips, 9 teachers, 36 students, and the adventure of a lifetime! From Cape Town to Johannesburg, and then on to the African bush, come see what happened to STAR Discovery Educators as they journeyed around the world and used

DEN Summer School – Google Earth and Discovery Education

I used Google Earth often when I was in the classroom. I used it to reinforce geographic literacy and engage my high school social studies students with a colorful and interactive data visualization. Today, I’ll be presenting “Two Roundtrip Tickets to Anywhere with Discovery Education and Google Earth” as part of the DEN Summer School