Daily Archives: March 11, 2011

A Rising STAR in Kansas

A Rising STAR in Kansas

The Kansas Discovery Education Leadership Council would like to welcome Pamela Amott, from Wichita USD #259 Public Schools, to the DEN STAR family.  When you see Pam be sure to congratulate her for successfully completing her membership process.  If you are not a DEN STAR yet please consider joining our fantastic family and PLN.  After

Be a STAR!

Already a STAR? Maintain Your STAR Status for 2011-2012! Make sure you keep your STAR status. We’ve added a couple other options to help you demonstrate how you actively contribute to the community.There are several ways to stay active: Report at least two events from this past school year Report one event and upload a


  Tech4Learning will be at the following New Jersey Conferences: 25th Annual NJECC Conference – Tuesday, March 15th  Facilitating Student-Led Projects in the Elementary Classroom University Hall Room# 1142 Hands On Workshop: Pre-registration required. Ms. Joan Gundy, Millburn BOE and Denise MacDevette, Tech4Learning 10:45-12:15 P.M. Digital Storytelling Montclair State University University Hall Room #2009 Denise MacDevette, Tech4Learning

eWeek – free technology journal

eWeek is a great technology journal for technology professionals. They cover enterprise level technology, use of technology in corporate and personal arenas, and even cover some educational issues. There are times when eWeek has covered a technology and it’s use in education before many educational technology journals. If you are involved in technology in anyway, you

Upcoming Conferences for Educators

by David Andrade http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy Here are some great upcoming conferences for educators. Day of Discovery, sponsored by Discovery Education, held around the US (free, and not just about DE Resources) Next one is March 26th in Brockton, MA. http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/category/den-events/ Discovery Education Spring Virtual Conference April 30, 2011      9 AM to 3 PM ET

iGoogle as an educational and organizational tool

I love iGoogle. It is my main start up page and I use it to stay organized. I have my Google Bookmarks, Google Reader feed, Google Notebook, Google Tasks, Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Finance stock prices, Evernote, Google Docs, Google Voice, Contacts, Weather, and Google Translate and Twitter Gadget all on my iGoogle page. This allows me to quickly select