Daily Archives: March 9, 2010

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DE streaming Canada Webinars

DE streaming Canada Webinars

Join us for a free webinar about DE streaming Canada – a comprehensive collection of educational media assembled specifically for K-12 Canadian classrooms.  Click here to register today! Thousands of full-length video programs Hundreds of Canada-specific topics: Canadian geography Canadian history Canadian culture Canadian attractions Famous historical figures Professional Development Access to the DEN Community

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White House Requests Details on 21st Century Education

The White House blog’s topic last week was “Education in Focus” and they posted this question: What does a 21st century education mean to you? This is an excellent opportunity for the DEN community to share the power of educational technology and the importance of dedicated funding for educational technology and state leadership in ed

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Science Matters National Town Hall Meeting (Philadelphia, PA)

Hey! The National Conference on Science Education is coming up March 18-21 in Philadelphia. You probably already figured out the we’ll be there, but did you know Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell will be there too? He’s going to be part of the first-ever Science Matters National Town Hall Meeting on Science Education on Friday,

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Tackling Test Stress Tip 7: Dress Comfortably

I’ve heard of some schools that relax their dress codes during state-wide tests or exams and allow students to wear pajamas to school. I know this may make students feel relaxed and I’m all for that. We all love casual day, right? Well, I’ve also heard of of schools who encourage their students to “Dress

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Tackling Test Stress Tip 7: Dress Comfortably

I’ve heard of some schools that relax their dress codes during state-wide tests or exams and allow students to wear pajamas to school. I know this may make students feel relaxed and I’m all for that. We all love casual day, right? Well, I’ve also heard of of schools who encourage their students to “Dress

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Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 03/09/2010

Math Live Tags: no_tag Educational Technology Clearinghouse Tags: technology, clearinghouse, educational National Lab Day An initiative to build local communities of support that will foster ongoing collaborations among volunteers, students and educators. Volunteers, university students, scientists, engineers, other STEM professionals and, more broadly, members of the community are working together with educators and students to

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Using Discovery to Help Special Populations

Discovery has great tools for all learners; that includes those with particular needs.  Here are a few ways to help those special students: Use closed-caption videos to provide an auditory – visual language learning experience. Find materials in Spanish and other languages for ESL students. The ReadyZone can be used for homebound students. Use the Builder

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Geek Logik: How Math Can Solve Your Everyday Problems

Yesterday, Hall Davidson‘s webinar’s design targeted educators. Tonight’s webinar, presented by Garth Sundem focuses on the classroom. Can I whet your math appetite? Register now and please join us tonight at 7 PM (ET). Self-professed math geek and author of Geek Logik Garth Sundem will use humor to show students how they can use math

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