In reading through my Google Reader subscriptions I came across a Google Docs blog posting talking about tutorial videos for several of their applications. The applications include spreadsheets, forms, documents, presentations as well as functionality within each application. Additionally, I feel there are two great features available on the Google Docs YouTube channel. The first feature is how the
One of the fun sessions for me at the DEN Summer Institute was “Media Mashups.“For a webinar follow-up, folks requested a step-by-step on how to do it. Here it is, later in this post. Basically, it is how to go to a Web2.0 content creation site, like Blabberize or Gizmoz, screen capture the self-created content
Be it know that this is a semi-formal call out for any and all Michigan STAR’s to be a guest blogger on this site. You’ve read us. Now it’s your turn. Do you have a topic of great importance (or not that important)? Do you have a great idea to share? A best practice? Just
I use Audiobooks and Podcasts to get through all my mundane tasks and roadtrips. I use them in the classroom as a center. They are great to put on your classroom computers and create an easily navigated listening lab. Many of these accompany their books with the pdf so students can read along. While I
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All of us at the VA DEN are very excited to begin a new school year. The DEN has some very exciting events coming so please keep your eye on the blog. We have a new leadership council and we will be introducing ourselves over the next few weeks. With students just coming back from
Mark your calendar! Next Tuesday, September 14, 2010, is the 5th annual Discovery Education Streamathon. Community Manager Steve Dembo, Discovery Educator Network Directors Justin Karkow and Matt Monjan, have put together 10 hours of information-packed sessions that will provide strategies for integrating digital content into your curriculum. Join Online any time from
As conference season is cranking up in North Carolina, be sure to check out some of these learning opportunities around the state: NCCTM – North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics October 28 & 29, 2010 Annual Conference, Greensboro, NC NCSTA – North Carolina Science Teachers Association November 11 & 12, 2010 Annual Conference, Greensboro,