Archives for September, 2009

  1. Tom Barrett's Creative Ways To Use….

    Wikis can be used for many things by different people. Even with the limited editing tools, there is enough available to create some online content for any purpose. There is a blog post on the smarttech.com site that offers 50 Ways to Use Wikis for a More Collaborative and Interactive Classroom. When you are finished […]

  2. Arkansas Sites for Fall Virtual Conference

    Midland High School Pleasant Plains hosted by Judy Pearson and Karen Wells registration: https://lrougeux.wufoo.com/forms/den-fall-virtual-conference-pleasant-plains-ar/ Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts Hot Springs hosted by Daniel Moix and Glenda Jenkins registration: https://lrougeux.wufoo.com/forms/den-fall-virtual-conference-hot-springs-ar/ Har-Ber High School Springdale hosted by Evelyn McFadden registration: https://lrougeux.wufoo.com/forms/den-fall-virtual-conference-springdale-ar/ Saturday, October 24, 2009 9 AM to 4 PM ET Click here […]

  3. Looking Ahead

    Because of the Discovery Streamathon the DEN in Second Life is taking a break from weekly workshops tonight.  But don’t go far, because the next few weeks are jam packed with a variety of events:  Sept. 30 – Get up to speed on Student Access to Discovery Education services with Smellslike Magic (RL Mike Bryant) […]

  4. Science Fair Central

    Science Fair. Mutter those words to students and they will either jump for joy or groan. Mention the words to parents and they often will groan louder. Somehow over the years science fair has gotten a bad name. Could it be that students are expected to conduct an experiment at home with little time spent […]

  5. Western TN Day of Discovery Still Available

    This Saturday over 100 teachers are scheduled to meet together at St. George’s Independent School located at: 1880 Wolf River Boulevard Collierviille, TN  38017 8:30 to 3:30 There are still spaces available!  You can register here. You can see the agenda for the workshop here as well. This is going to be an exciting day […]

  6. H1N1 Discovery Webinar

    Get Ready for Flu Season September is National Preparedness Month, and Discovery Education, in partnership with the Ad Council and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Ready Campaign, invite you and your students to join a free H1N1 webinar to learn how you can be prepared this flu season.   Hear from experts at these organizations: […]

  7. Wisconsin DEN Cares

    Join several Wisconsin DEN members for the Susan Komen Milwaukee Race for the Cure® Sunday, September 27, 2009 Race Day Registration begins at 7:00 am First event begins at 8:30 am Milwaukee’s Lakefront/Summerfest Grounds Funds from the Komen Race for the Cure help support research, education, screening and treatment programs. Registration: http://tinyurl.com/njf9a7 Our team is […]

  8. Torch Has Been Passed

    The proverbial torch has been passed from Pam Shoemaker to myself, Eric Strommer. I am your humble Blog Coordinator for the Michigan DEN. But I am not alone in this venture. There is a team of DEN members who will be contributing posts on a regular basis. John Phillips from Battle Creek and Kristi Bush […]

  9. Save the Date – September 30th

    Join us on Wednesday, September 30th as Smellslike Magic (aka Mike Bryant – RL) presents, ‘Power to the Students: Student Access for Discovery Education Streaming’. Join us to learn all about Student Access to Discovery Education’s services. We’ll dive into the Classroom Manager and Student; showcasing the many ways you can easily assign Discovery resources […]

  10. DEN Webinar Schedule

    The 2009-2010 DEN Webinar schedule is finally posted.  Come see all the great DEN Webinars, product demonstrations, Science Class, EdTechConnect and more!  The schedule is bound to have something for you.  Be sure to check it out.  The first one is this Tuesday, September 22nd.

  11. Get ready for flu season

    September is National Preparedness Month, and Discovery Education, in partnership with the Ad Council and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Ready Campaign, invite you and your students to join a free H1N1 webinar to learn how you can be prepared this flu season.   Hear from experts at these organizations: The Centers for Disease Control: […]

  12. Hall and Steve Web2.0 Breakdown

    One evening I was Plurking with a fellow Kansas educator Kristi Altenburg about the new features of Discovery Education Streaming and I remembered a link provided by Sabrina Boehm for Alan Beam of Holton, KS regarding cell phones in the classroom. Well that link is to a wealth of Web 2.0 resources and lesson plans. […]

  13. It's a Wrap – Creative Online Projects for PreK – 6th Classrooms

          Macsmom Alcott (Jennifer Wagner – RL) of www.jenuinetech.com presented on creative online projects for the PreK-6th classroom.        Why does Macsmom do projects (and why should you consider doing online projects)? 1.    Creativity – projects breath new life into lessons 2.    Collaboration – let’s face it, we all work better when we work […]