Archives for June, 2010

  1. Webinars for Next Year

    Did you know that we provide hundreds of webinars each year for free through the DEN?  This year has been a landmark year as we hosted some of our biggest and best online events to date.  Over 87,000 students were online for the Spotlight on the Gulf webinar with Philippe Cousteau! We are in the process […]

  2. Are You ISTE Bound?

    Passing this along from ISTE: Are you a veteran of ISTE Conferences and willing to share? Are you a newbie to ISTE 2010? Do you have questions? Do you want hints and tips from the vets of ISTE Conferences? If the answer is YES to any of these questions please join us at Red Rocks […]

  3. WI DEN Update

    The 2010-2011 Wisconsin DEN Leadership Council has been finalized.  It looks very similar to last year’s team.  Look for more information soon about the team members and the roles they will be playing to help spread the word about technology use in education.

  4. Gettingthingsdone

    Forget printing on the iPad. And forget file sharing too, for the moment. What you really want is to retrieve your files and get to work on your iPad.   Until today the only way to do this was to e-mail them to myself or transfer them through iTunes.  And then you’re in format Hell, because […]

  5. Check it out!

    If you are looking for an excellent way to spend your summer while also enhancing your professional teaching and learning, look no further.   Jeff Utecht has completed his first book, Reach, and is offering it as a free download. Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn about building communities and networks for professional development.          […]

  6. Reminder: Deadline to Submit Hands-On CUE Workshop is Tonight

    Greetings, DENners – A last-minute reminder that tonight at midnight is the deadline to submit a Hands-On Workshop for the CUE 2011 Conference, “Ignite, Inspire & Innovate Learning”, March 17-19, in Palm Springs: As a primary Workshop presenter you receive a complimentary conference registration and a stipend.  In an uncertain budget year, presenting is […]

  7. Hey, There’s an App for That!

    Yesterday, Discovery Education hit the iTunes App store with U.S. Geography by Discovery Education. The app is intended for 5th grade students studying U.S. Geography in the classroom, but is enjoyable and informative for people of all ages. Available through the App Store, the U.S. Geography by Discovery Education app offers educators and students videos, […]

  8. Introducing our Canadian DEN Star Sarah Thompson

    Hello! My name is Sarah Thompson and I am a Grade 5/6 teacher at Chief Poundmaker School in central Saskatchewan. I am teaching through my first year in a wonderful community that is very supportive and welcoming. I am very excited that the school is registered with Discovery Education.I became a DEN member after attending […]

  9. Congratulations to 2010-2011 LC Members

    The new members of the Leadership Councils have been announced. Congratulations to everybody and let’s make this 25th anniversary year one to remember. You can view all the Leadership Council members on this document. I’d like to welcome back Susan Tompkins as the chair for our LC here in Louisiana. I’d also like to warmly welcome […]

  10. LC DEN: Plans for 2010-11

    On Saturday, members of Discovery Ed’s New England LCs (Leadership Councils) met to lay some terrific plans for the upcoming school year. And from where I was sitting, it looks like we did.   Lance set the stage with an impressive virtual appearance where he clearly framed the LC’s role: the link for teachers to […]

  11. Repost: It's Party Time!

    Why not send those end of the year and summer party invitations in style. We are all familiar with Evite, but below are a few other options guaranteed to make your party planning go smoothly. Doodle is a great online date decider. It eliminates all of those back and forth emails when you are […]

  12. SL'ip#2 An Introduction to Viewer 2

    Time for another Second Life Tip and this time we take a general look at Viewer 2 in preparation for our upcoming orientation session on June 16 at the DEN.If you are fairly new to SL (maybe you decided to jump in after the “getting started” post) you have already installed Viewer 2. For some of you […]

  13. Northeast Regional DEN LC and the New Year

    This weekend, the NY DEN LC joined with other regional LCs to plan a great year ahead.  We worked hard, with, of course, lots of laughs in between.  Jeanine Shields, LC Chair, Lisa Parisi, Blog Coordinator, Christine Southard, Events Coordinator, Nancy Sharoff, Shannon Mulqueen, and Dawn Huston planned some fantastic events for around the NY […]