Monthly Archives: July 2010

Weekly Web Wonder : Live Binders

Weekly Web Wonder : Live Binders

I love three-ring binders. I’m truly an organization junkie. I used to spend time fixing binders for everything that I teach, but now I’m moving towards a more paperless learning and planning atmosphere. When I heard about LiveBinders, I was thrilled! LiveBinders are a virtual 3-ring binder! Check out this one shared by Dorene Bates, an

Leadership Day 2010

Are you a blogger? Have you thought about starting a blog as a place to share, reflect and grow personally and/or professionally? Blogging is an increasingly growing way to do all of these things.   On July 31, 2010, Scott McLeod is organizing Leadership Day 2010, where bloggers around the world are invited to write open posts

Come Connect in Columbia

The summer workshops with ETV will be taking place this week from July 27-29. Registration has been closed and workshop sessions are full, so we hope you remembered to register early! Whether or not you’re attending one of the workshops, we would like you to connect with the DEN. If you are not a part

King Tut Until August 31st

It’s not too late!  Teachers have until August 31st to take advantage of the King Tut exhibit at the Discovery Times Square Exposition on 44th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues.  Every TUESDAY, if you purchase 1 ticket, you get 1 ticket FREE with a valid teacher ID. 

DEN Summer Institute 2010

This week I was privileged to attend the Discovery Educator Network Summer Institute at Bentley University in Waltham, MA. It was an incredible learning experience! I it just such an uplifting experience being among so many amazing educators who share a similar vision for education as I do. To be able to converse and share

Today's Webinar with Don Tapscott

Discovery Education continues to bring amazing authors and thinkers to us via Webinars!  Today I participated in a webinar with Don Tapscott, author of  Wikinomics and the soon to be released MacroWikinomics.  Tapscott stated that, “We are at a punctuation point in human history.”  “While institutions are collapsing, people are self-organizing.”  One of the collapsing

Summer Fun, Summer School

Let’s face it….IF you have to go to school in the summer, then the DEN Summer School is the place to go!There are lots of ‘courses’ being offered between August 2nd and August 19th.  The first week will focus on digital storytelling, where I’m certain you’ll get many great ideas to implement digital storytelling in