Monthly Archives: October 2010

Tech or Treat 2010: Out of This World Ideas for Showcasing Student Work with Porter Palmer

Tech or Treat 2010: Out of This World Ideas for Showcasing Student Work with Porter Palmer

This post was created by Patti Ruffing during the Virtual Conference. DEN Virtual Conference attendees were wowed in session two by Porter Palmer’s Out of This World Ideas for Showcasing Student Work. She directed us to research from Chris Weber’s Publishing with Students: A Comprehensive Guide, especially his information on web-based publishing for students. She

Virtually Yours: A Second Chance @ DEN 10 Tech or Treat VirtCon

A Second Chance, Virtually! Everyone deserves a second chance, especially when it comes to tech treats from Discovery Education‘s Virtual Conference. If you did not attend the DENs Second Annual Virtual Conference, or if you could not stay the day, here’s a second chance, virtually yours, to learn. You can find webinar descriptions and session

Welcome New DEN STARs!

Please welcome these new DEN STARs: Kari Baransky, CT Andrea Bills, TX Jeffrey Bird, TN Alissa Black. AZ Nancy Brennan, FL Tamara Campana, FL Carol Campbell, TX Beth Cavallaro, FL Erma Costner, OK Marty Creech, NC Anna Czekaj, NC Denise De Clair, FL Valerie Favel, Saskatchewan Sarah Fischer, SC Patricia Fuentes, FL Pamela Giles, FL

Join the DEN on Edmodo!

While Edmodo is primarily known as a filter-friendly, safe way to do microblogging and social networking within schools, they’ve slowly been introducing features that make it a great tool for collaboration in general. We’ve been using it quite a bit at our various institutes and have found it to be incredibly effective for managing group

Global Education Conference

Bienvenue! Welcome!! Willkommen! Benvenuto! Seja bem-vindo(a)! Bienvenido! That’s the greeting you’ll find when you visit the homepage of the upcoming Global Education conference. It’s a virtual conference, not unlike the K12 Online Conference, or even our own VirtCon, except that it runs nearly 24 hours a day for the duration of a week. There are

Digital Media Workshops from LACOE

Los Angeles-area educators, two hands-on workshops on classroom digital storytelling are available from Los Angeles County Office of Education. Lights, Camera, Learn!: Opening the Door to Video in the Classroom In this hands-on workshop, teachers and administrators of all grade levels and subjects will learn how to use ?lmmaking as a tool to engage student

4. Discovery Streaming and…

Special Education Having taught special education for some years, this is still an area close to my teacher heart.  Some ways to use Discovery to help this special set of students: > Closed captioning videos can provide a visual – auditory link to help with reading, whether for general reading or for specific content areas.