Archives for February 11, 2010

  1. iPad vs. Netbook

    The afternoon Apple launched the iPad, my cell phone lit up. It was a text from one of my fellow technology facilitator in our district. She wanted to know what I thought about the device. I replied with a text smiley face. Then my Assistant Superintendent called. The topic was no surprise. You guessed it- […]

  2. Making Learning Magic with Voicethread

    Not everyone is able to attend scheduled webinars, but this is one that you may want to watch the archive. Wednesday night, Steve Dembo was joined by Star Gurus, Traci Blazosky and Lee Kolbert during Making Learning Magic with Voicethread. This is one of many webinars that is part of Discovery Education On Demand sponsored by Comcast. […]

  3. FREE Virtual Field Trip with Philippe Cousteau!

    Discovery Education and Education Service Center Region XI are proud to present Texas educators a captivating Virtual Field Trip for Texas elementary school students.  Join Philippe Cousteau, grandson of the legendary Jacques Cousteau and Discovery Education Chief Spokesperson for Environmental Education, as he takes your students to the Seattle Aquarium to explore animal adaptation in […]

  4. STEM @ TCEA

    On Monday the DEN hosted a great TCEA pre-conference event attended by over 160 educators from across Texas.  For one of the sessions we focused on free tools that can be used to help promote STEM across the curriculum.  Including: Google Sketchup to work with basic shapes, construction, architectural designs, and measurement. Photostory 3 for […]