Daily Archives: February 26, 2010



Sick and tired of winter? Have 5 minutes to invest in a little visual literacy exercise?  Try Twilk.com. You get an interesting visual representation of your PLN. I like my network even more when I see everyone in pictures.   What does your network look like?

21st Century Learning with the Techno Tigers

If you want to see a project-based classroom modeling authentic 21st century learning, then be sure to check out Jan Abernethy’s Techno Tigers. Jan shared many ways that her students are using technology across the curriculum. From creating wikis, to blogging, or Skyping other classrooms in PA, her students are collaborating and creating content that

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 02/26/2010

iHistory Podcast Project “A secondary school project using podcasts and mp3 players to study australian history” Tags: Podcast, Audio, Social-Studies, Secondary, Inquiry-Based-Learning, PBL – By Clif Mims Census in Schools We are working on lesson plans, maps, teaching guides, and other informational materials to help teachers and students learn about the importance of the Census.Visit

Mythbusters STEM Activity

Amber Muscarello and Anna Davila from Sartartia Middle School in Sugar Land, TX have developed a great project around the Mythbusters.  They will be presenting their project at the National Conference for the Teachers of Mathematics April 21-24 in San Diego, CA.  The project website is currently in the initial stages of development and should

The "First STAR" I See Tonight

The Kansas Leadership Council would like to welcome Sara Pittman to our family of Discovery Education STAR Educators.  Please welcome her with open arms and help spread the word what a fantastic professional learning community we have in the Discovery Educator Network.   See you on March 4th and 5th in Manhattan, KS for the MACE


Come join us on March 6 from 9:30-2:00 for a day of Digital Learning. Start at 9:30 am at Einstein Bagle at Crown Center. While eating a bagel and drinking a cup of coffee, learn how to take great digital pictures under the instruction of Jim Rogers, professional photographer. At 10:30 venture out into the