Monthly Archives: April 2010

An Apple for a DEN Member

An Apple for a DEN Member

The New Jersey DEN Leadership Council is pleased to present an exciting morning of professional development that will highlight creative ways to engage students and invigorate curriculum using 21st century digital resources and tools. The event will begin at 9:00 AM at the Apple Store in the Promenade at Sagemore in Marlton, NJ. We will

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 04/29/2010

QlipBoard – Voice anything. Share anywhere. Tags: screencast, web2.0, presentation, tools, audio, software, freeware, slideshow – By Dean Mantz The iPod Touch Classroom – An online community for schools using iPod Touches in the classroom Tags: touch, IPOD, education, Ning, IPODTouch, Ipod Touch, classroom, web2.0 – By Dean Mantz iPod and iPhone | Teaching and

DEN VC Wrap Up

The DEN Spring Virtual Conference hosted in New Berlin was….dare I say excellent!  About 25 educators from around southeastern Wisconsin gathered to share in learning from the experts.  As we settled in to enjoy some fantastic learning experiences and collaboration we enjoyed a light continental Saturday morning breakfast.  Discovery is so very good to us!

Sacramento Area Educators: Join us for a Day of Discovery!

Sacramento Area Educators Discovery Education invites you to A Day of Discovery To register, go to: When:  Saturday, May 22, 2010 9 AM – 3:30 PM Check-in begins at 8:30 AM Where:  Joseph Sims Elementary School 3033 Buckminster Drive, Elk Grove, CA 95758 Cost: FREE! Dive into digital media with Discovery Education to build

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 04/28/2010

Check for Plagiarism On the Web For Free – Plagiarism checker-free Tags: plagiarism, writing, research – By Gail Braddock SortFix – Improve your Search Tags: search, searchengine, web2.0, sortfix, tools, technology, google, search engines TitanPad TitanPad is essentially a clone of the original EtherPad. With TitanPad anyone can instantly create a collaborative document. You

Past event reviews…future event reminders

Four f2f sites in Arizona recently hosted the DEN National (global actually!) Virtual Conference on Saturday, April 24th. Participants attended at Cartwright, Deer Valley, Flagstaff and Snowflake. If you missed the event, or wanted a review from a session you particularly enjoyed, the following links may be helpful.  Scroll to the bottom of the

Rumsey Historical Maps with Google Earth

Google Earth is a sophisticated imaging tool that can be used quite powerfully when teaching history. The visual perspective can illuminate a viewpoint not easy to convey through words. Maureen Festi shared how to use the Rumsey Historical Maps in Google Earth at the April 27th Teaching American History session. David Rumsey has made his

Upcoming Discovery Student Adventures Events

ARE YOU A TEACHER?? You are invited to a FREE Happy Hour!!!The Celtic Knot 626 Church Street Evanston, IL May 7th from 5-7pm Please RSVP by May 2nd by visiting Enter to WIN a $2,500 Travel Scholarship to award to the student of your choice! To find out more about the Adventure of a