Monthly Archives: July 2010

Grant’s Tomb or Grant Writer’s Heaven?

Grant’s Tomb or Grant Writer’s Heaven?

Writing grant applications over the years, I collected a nice graveyard of dead grants. Partially, my limitation at the time was the lack of grant sources that really fit our needs. Finding good sources for grants can help keep your grants out of Grant’s Tomb. Tech and Learning has a great website that lists grants

USADA True Sports Awards Program

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), in partnership with Discovery Education, announce the kick-off of the second year of The USADA True Sport Awards , promoting honesty, respect, teamwork, and healthy choices. The USADA True Sport Awards program encourages teachers, coaches, school administrators, and other youth program leaders to motivate young people to lead safe

Links to the Past DENLC2010

Image by Ludwig Gatzke via Flickr There were so many links shared at the DEN Symposium, that I want to be sure that you have them too! Most of these are found from within the group as well, but I found it easier to see them in this format. – to create a


You remember Hypermedia, that crazy 80”s dream of an info-age future where newspapers would just know your info interests and deliver them to some kind of tablet, always current, and totally personalized?   Well that’s Flipboard, new software (circa Wednesday) for the iPad that publishes people and subjects you follow from place like Facebook, Twitter,

T-Pack: Technology, Pedagogy, Content

This is a creative video developed about T-Pack.  T-Pack stands for technology, pedagogy, and content.  As educators, we need to think about the content that we teach, the most effective ways to teach our content, and how to use technology in innovative ways to further learning in an interdisciplinary and collaborative manner. TPACK Radio/Video Show

The $35 Dollar Tablet?

One of the great things about summer is that you have more time to spend with newspapers and other paper media. So it was last Saturday when while enjoying a second cup of coffee that I ran into the article in about India’s announcement of a prototype tablet computer that they believe will market for

DEN Summer Institute 2010 Comes to a End

  It’s so sad to admit it, but yes, the Summer Institute at Bentley University has ended. The pillows, blankets, sheets and towels are off to the laundry. Keys were turned in. Sharing resources, networking, attending workshop sessions comprised the bulk of the DEN Summer Institute. The Canadian DEN Stars who attended the conferences blogged

First Impressions of Windows 7

I’ve seen the ads, I’ve read the reviews, and I couldn’t wait to get a copy of Windows 7 to see how it worked for myself.  Admitedly, I was nervous about upgrading my computer (from Vista), worried that something would go wrong and I’d no longer be able to connect to my home wireless network,

Edmodo: Classroom Social Network

Edmodo is a FREE, safe and secure social networking site designed specifically for education. Teachers can share ideas, files and assignments. Once you have an account, you can create groups for both classroom and professional needs. Edmodo provides tools for grading and polling. Teachers can also share resources in their library. Teachers have control over