Daily Archives: September 20, 2010

DENSI Project: PowerPoint, SMART and Discovery Education

DENSI Project: PowerPoint, SMART and Discovery Education

This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from Canadian STAR Discovery Educator, Sarah Thompson and Florida STAR Discovery Educator Cheryl Watford on PowerPoint, SMART and Discovery Education. Download it here. All Discovery Educators have access to the

Recognize an Outstanding Science Educator

Nominate an Outstanding Science Educator for an NCSTA Award       Do you know of a colleague who is outstanding in their classroom? Is this teacher someone who has exciting lessons? Is this educator a true leader and source of inspiration for other science teachers? This is the time to honor him/her with a

Tech Overload?!?!

At our monthly technology committee meeting today, there was a theme that resounded among everyone present: we just might be experiencing technology overload! I have to admit that I did not fully believe that this could happen, because I love my technology. I am a Media Specialist, for Pete’s sake! Suddenly, however, it seems like

Spotlight on the Carter Center Library and Museum

The Carter Center Library and Museum has recently undergone a $10 million dollar renovation. In a previous blog post I profiled the free field trip sponsorships available with this museum.Each week I will spotlight a museum, zoo, aquarium, or park in Georgia with educational offerings. The information will also be listed on the corresponding blog page. If

Canadian Membership Drive

We want to award the most loyal school! Between now and October 15, 2010 participate in any of the following free activities and your school may be considered to be a host site of the 2010 Fall Virtual Conference. Attend any webinar and receive one point Bring 2 friends to any webinar and receive two

Streamathon Archives

If you missed the Streamathon or just want to review a session you attended, the archived sessions are now available. Porter Palmer posted this on the national blog. Streamathon 2010 The 5th annual Discovery Education Streamathon was September 14, 2010. We had a full day of information-packed sessions on how to integrate DE streaming and