Daily Archives: January 7, 2010

Are you on the front page?

Yesterday, I got an email that was obviously a forward from a co-worker.  I can’t stand those forwards with the funny subject lines.  For some reason, I opened it.  I am so glad that I did, because the resource she shared was so exciting…totally up my alley. HERE IT IS! http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/flash/default.asp As a teacher, I

Getting Creative

“Two heads are better than one”   We’ve heard the quote and its relative “two minds are better than one”.   In today’s web 2.o- social media world, sharing is encouraged and collaboration cheered, but copyright issues can still arise.  What if someone tries to make money off of your freely shared creation?  What if they change it

DEN SCIcon 2010

Discovery Education’s first Science conference takes place this weekend! This Saturday, January 9th, join science educators across North America and attend SCIcon 2010. Several lucky folks may be able to attend a local event, but EVERYONE can be there virtually. Here is just a taste of what you will find at SCIcon2010: Change the Present,

DEN SCIcon 2010

Saturday, January 9, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ET Drop by for an hour or stay for the whole day! It’s virtual and it’s FREE! Register for the online sessions at: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/denscicon or Register for one of many in-person events hosted by our DEN Leadership Councils.  Click here to see the list of in-person events.

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 01/07/2010

Critical and Creative Thinking – Bloom’s Taxonomy resources for starters (educatos and librarians):easy and concise Tags: education, bloomstaxonomy, thinking, resources – By Priscilla Ubillus The 12th Annual Independent Games Festival – Finalists Tags: Games, game, technology 249,997 free sounds on 16,997 soundboards from movies to sports, sound effects, television, celebrities, history and travel. Or build,

Brace for Impact

  The CT DEN Leadership Council was invited to the world premiere screening of the new TLC special “Brace for Impact: The story behind the miraculous landing of U.S. Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson.”  The CT Leadership Council was able to meet members from neighboring Leadership Councils and share in the excitement. Receptions were held