Archives for April 8, 2010

  1. Your Invitation to a Geocaching Happy Hour in Tucson

    Tucson teachers (STARs and those soon-to-be) will be learning about the happy hunting fun of Geocaching from 4:30-7:30 on April 22nd.  Please fill out this quick form to join us at La Placita Village.Geocaching (pronounced geo-cashing) is a worldwide game of hiding and seeking treasure. A geocacher can place a geocache anywhere in the world, pinpoint its location […]

  2. DEN Summer Institute: Application Extension

    Since we are still finalizing the attendance list for the DEN LC Symposium, we have extended the application deadline for the DEN Summer Institute to April 26.  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 […]

  3. World Wide Telescope – an out of this world view!

    I recently received a link to Microsoft Research’s World Wide Telescope – www.worldwidetelescope.org.  According to the user guide:  “The WorldWide Telescope is a software environment that enables your computer to function as a virtual telescope—combining terabytes of imagery from such famous telescopes as Hubble, Chandra and Spitzer into one vast panorama of the universe. WorldWide […]

  4. Storyboarding

    I got to kick off Discovery Education’s 4 week series of webinars for the NetGenEd Project yesterday. Hall Davidson and I will be taking turns every Wednesday in April talking about various aspects of student video making. My webinar on writing and good  preparation through storyboarding is already archived on their site. I know it […]

  5. Den Spring Training

    DEN Spring Training 2010 (This is a re-post from the National DEN Blog via Lance Rougeux)   Welcome to DEN Spring Training 2010!  From now until May 21st STAR Discovery Educators have the opportunity to show how active they are in the DEN.  Below are twenty challenges that test whether you are still working your way […]

  6. Summer Institute

    Summer Institute 2010 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 during an exclusive, intensive, week-long networking and professional development event.  Apply today! […]