Daily Archives: April 1, 2010

EdTechConnect with Dr. Temple Grandin

EdTechConnect with Dr. Temple Grandin

With a sunny 72 degree day finally to arrive in PA, I could not resist posting a summer photo. It isn’t often that your avocation and vocation merge, when your passions for educating students, working with technology integration, and llamas all seamlessly come together. That convergence does not happen often, and my excitement is all

Last Chance to Register for Leadership 3.0 Symposium

See how Discovery Education is Helping Districts Move Beyond the Textbook Time is running out to register for… Leadership 3.0 Symposium April 15 – 17, 2010 Santa Clara Marriott Keynote Speaker: Yong Zhao, Author of “Catching Up or Leading the Way” The Leadership 3.0 Symposium is a unique event designed by school administrators, for school administrators. It features ways that

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 04/01/2010

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Learn to Grab Your Students’ Attention at LEEF 2010

Harrisburg University in PA is hosting the Learning and Entertainment Evolution Forum (LEEF) June 17-18, 2010. LEEF explores how games, simulations, and virtual worlds can be effective tools for enhancing learning.  This event is designed to inspire innovation and is intended for teachers, administrators, curriculum designers, technology integrators, and any learning professional interested in using

Science Interactives

I recently stumbled upon this awesome website for interactive science resources.  Learning Science is a free open learning community for science teachers to share interactive resources.  The site is framed by the National Science Standards and shows screen clips of various interactive tools grouped by grade level standards.

Celebrate Earth Day with Philippe Cousteau!

On Wednesday, April 14 at 1pm EDT, Philippe Cousteau will be hosting a very special Earth Day celebration for you and your students. Philippe is the grandson of Jacques Cousteau and he will be presenting “Earth Day: Celebrating Our Past and Future Efforts to Conserve Our Oceans.” During the webinar, he will share his experiences

Summer DEN Conference

Summer Institute 2010 (This is a re-post from the National DEN Blog via Lance Rougeux) The DEN Summer Institute for 2010 will take place from July 18-23, 2010 at Bentley University in Waltham, MA just twenty minutes west of Boston.  Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with fellow STAR Discovery Educators from all over

Can we put the hardcopy text aside?

Discovery offers great opportunities for teachers. Science teachers at Edward Little are investigating ways to go without a textbook.  They are exploring the great opportunities Discovery has to offer. For teachers the Science packages and the builders will help enhance the curriculum, for students it will help each of them as they incorporate their space in the