Daily Archives: September 29, 2010


3. Discovery Education Streaming and….

Award Winning Books! Discovery can be a great cross-curricular tool.  Use subject area videos to coordinate with award winning literature for across the curriculum learning. First, some sites for finding award winning titles:   Texas Library Association —  http://www.txla.org/reading-lists— for Bluebonnet Award Nominees and more American Library Association — http://www.ala.org/ala/awardsgrants/index.cfm — for Caldecott, Newbery, and many more Other


Yudu: Read & Publish

  YUDU: “It’s a free library of digital content to read and explore. Find eBooks, magazines, and other documents as well as photos, music, podcasts and bookmarks to add to your own library.” {http://www.yudu.com/} Upload pdf or other types of documents and create a free published document. You can then share this document via Email,



It’s probably too late for you to formally join this project but you might find a lot of inspiration in it for your classes. The One Day on Earth project is a great way to raise your students’ global awareness. They even have a page of resources specifically tailored for education. What could students learns


Web 2.0 Tool of the Week: History Pin

History Pin is a unique Web 2.o tool that lets you embed historic photos on maps and tell a story. Explore the map, add your photos, and tell a story! This unique tool allows you to compare a historic photo of a place to what it looks like now. History Pin is currently seeking historic Civil


Welcome New DEN STARs!

Please welcome these new DEN STARs: Carol Boehmler, AK Anne Boers, MI Jeanne Bonn, FL Elaine Chalup, AK Kay Conners, VA Rachel Hanson, GA Krista Heldenbrand, AK Kimberly Johnson, AK Tim Johnson, Alberta Amelia Keeney, FL Eric Knudtson, AK Angelique Kwabenah, MD Claudia McIvor, FL Chris Normandin, AK Tammie Rutkowski, FL Marcella Spitznagel, FL Theresa


NC TIES Conference Proposals

Each year, the North Carolina Technology in Education Society (NC TIES) puts on an amazing conference for educators. The 2011 Conference is scheduled for March 2-4 in Raleigh. They have just opened up applications for presentations and proposals. Come show off what you are doing with technology in your classroom. DEN will be there!  Proposals are due