Archives for March 18, 2010

  1. Calling Orange County Educators: Enter the TrashARTist Challenge!

    Brought to you by MUZEO, Hilton, Orange County Office of Education, and AMF Anaheim, a great challenge for Orange County Educators and Students! The TrashARTist challenge is a county-wide celebration of arts and education communicating a message about the importance of recycling and creating a zero waste environment.  Through this arts education program, students will create art […]

  2. Tackling Test Stress Tip 13: Communicate with Parents

    Sometimes parents don’t know the best ways to help their children when it comes to important tests. Encourage them to reinforce their students’ efforts, like studying and doing homework, rather than focusing on making a certain grade. Suggest that they reassure their child, but avoid giving excessive reassurance, such as repeatedly saying, ‘You’ll do great!’ […]

  3. Tackling Test Stress Tip 13: Communicate with Parents

    Sometimes parents don’t know the best ways to help their children when it comes to important tests. Encourage them to reinforce their students’ efforts, like studying and doing homework, rather than focusing on making a certain grade. Suggest that they reassure their child, but avoid giving excessive reassurance, such as repeatedly saying, ‘You’ll do great!’ […]

  4. Round & Round: Seasons and Cycles

    Sunny and 70 degrees — Spring Fever! This time of year I love my World Sunlight Map gadget on my iGoogle homepage. For a similar image at die.net is the World Sunlight Map mercador projection. “Watch the sun rise and set all over the world on this real-time, computer-generated illustration of the earth’s patterns of […]

  5. "Mini-Geek Fest" Monthly Online Conversation

    Do you get excited and energized by talking with other educators about technology tools and resources? Do you often feel overwhelmed with all of the new tools and feel you don’t have time to keep up with everything? If you do, then the Mini-Geek Fest is here for you!  No homework, no assignments, no cost—just […]

  6. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge Expands to High School

    Hey, high school teachers! The Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) are partnering again this year to educate, empower and engage students and teachers nationwide to become “Agents of Change” in improving their communities through the  Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge .  This year the Challenge expands to high […]

  7. Have You Heard? Spread the Word!

    Enter every day to increase your chances of winning. Enter the 9th annual Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes for your chance to win one of three grand prize wireless computer labs for your school, including 20 notebook or tablet computers, interactive whiteboard, mobile cart, projector, printer, wireless access points, portable document camera, digital camcorder, and […]