Archives for November 1, 2009

  1. Blogs, Blogs, and more Blogs

    While there is a wealth of information contained in the blogs here on the DEN blog site, sometimes we need to look at the bigger picture. You can find a wealth of  information at the Moving Forward Wiki.  There are blogs listed on every subject imaginable, both academic and others. If you know of another […]

  2. Web 2.0: Discovery on Da Tube

    You Tube  that is.  Discovery Education (and the Discovery Channel and more) have a presence on this video sharing site.   To see what is available, go to:  Or Teacher Tube perhaps.  For some Discovery Education related videos there, go to:  Also on Teacher Tube, check for the just created Texas DEN group at: […]

  3. Gentle Reminder – November 4th

    Please join us this Wednesday around the campfire as Telos String moderates a book discussion on the book mentioned by Scott McLeod during the August DEN Leadership webinar series — The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don’t Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need—And What We Can do About It by […]

  4. Fast Five

    Ever invent something on the fly in the classroom?  I did last week, looking for a five-minute filler that would wrap a class.  Enter Fast Five.  Post a mini-blog: 5 sentences or 5 minutes–whichever comes first–for five points.  Students seem to like it.  Here’s the DEN translation: 5 links to previously posted items or 5 […]

  5. Google Wave

    Image by curiouslee via Flickr I posted about Google Wave a while ago, but now happily am using it and must say I really love it. The Wave promise was that it would redefine email and web communication. You might want to try it yourself to see if it lived up to the hype and […]

  6. Virtual Conference Archive

    Saturday, October 24, 2009 9 AM to 4 PM ET About the DEN’s Fall Virtual Conference Thousands of educators online and in-person congregated together, as the DEN team went house to ‘house to house’ to explore the many digital treats available to educators today.  During this unique professional development event, attendees had the flexibility to […]