Daily Archives: May 5, 2010

Massachusetts New Literacies Institute June 21-25, 2010

Massachusetts New Literacies Institute June 21-25, 2010

  “Changing the World of Teaching and Learning” The Massachusetts New Literacies Institute, running this June 21-25 at the Microsoft New England Research and Development Center in Cambridge, MA, will focus on helping Massachusetts educators prepare students for the online literacy skills required in the 21st century.  This week-long session, facilitated by leaders in the

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 05/05/2010

Where to Find Sound Effects Tags: podcasting, audio, sounds, soundeffects, podcast, effects Steve Hargadon: New Ning Plans: The Good, The Bad, and the Unknown Tags: ning The Good: The Bad: API access to networks will be a plus to organizations really wanting to research the value and use of educational social networking.  Several graduate students

DEN Family Social at JPL Open House

Join the DEN on Sunday, May 16, for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Open House and experience STEM hands-on! We’ll gather to explore JPL together, then meet-up for a picnic lunch (bring your own lunch or purchase at JPL). Discovery Education will raffle off prizes, and we’ll all have a few sweet treats! Sign up so

DEN Teacher Appreciation Week: Day Three

ATTENTION: Today’s winners of Frames from Tech4Learning are listed at the bottom of this post.  Please check for your name. Today we celebrate DEN Teacher Appreciation Week with two special treats for our STARs. A Special Offer from LabelDaddy LabelDaddy’s labels are a huge hit with the DEN team.  I have one on my blackberry.  Steve has one

Fight Childhood Obesity with Energy Balance 101

Discovery Education and the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) announced today an unprecedented, innovative alliance to help parents, educators, and children address the problem of childhood obesity. Energy Balance 101 is a web-based outreach campaign to encourage and promote physical activity and healthy eating, especially among children. The online campaigns address rising levels of childhood