Archives for March 30, 2011

  1. DEN March Madness Final Four

    Many of you may not know this, but I used to be quite the b-ball player.  As you’ll see to the left, I won a lot of contests in my day.  Unfortunately, I didn’t grow much after that picture so despite my killer crossover and shooting prowess, my hoops career went from NBA dreams to […]

  2. Explore the Blue Essay Contest Winner

    The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s Take Me Fishing campaign and Discovery Education announced the grand prize winner of the ‘Explore the Blue‘ essay contest. Students were asked to compose a short essay describing an outdoor fishing or boating experience and touch upon the importance of protecting and conserving our nation’s waterways. Grand prize winner, […]

  3. Administrator’s Day of Discovery in Silver Spring, MD: Registration Now Open

    Discovery Education is pleased to present the 2011 Administrator’s Day of Discovery at Discovery Education’s World Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD on May 6, 2011. This event has been specifically designed for area Administrators including: Building Administrators; District Administrators; District Personnel; and Curriculum Coordinators and Supervisors, and it will be framed by the following essential […]

  4. iSpy with SciSpy!

    If you’re a fan of the natural world (who isn’t?) and have an iOS device, there’s a new app from the Science Channel that you’ll want to check out.  It’s called SciSpy and it’s akin to your own personal game of Eye Spy that you can play in your own backyard.  The app provides a […]

  5. Evernote – great app gets better with web app updates

    by David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy Evernote, the “remember everything” app has made updates to their web app. Evernote allows you to take and share notes, clip web pages or parts of web pages, upload files, upload photos and search text in photos, and much more. I’m a huge fan and user of Evernote. There are downloads for Windows […]

  6. Blindness isn’t Black

    Hello Educators! I want to extend a special invitation to those of you in the KC area to attend our exhibit, “Blindness Isn’t Black,” a VSA Missouri statewide touring exhibit of work by nine artists with disabilities. In 2009 VSA Missouri published Blindness isn’t Black, an anthology of work by 23 Missouri artists and writers […]

  7. Spring has Arrived!!

    Let’s talk about some Web 2.0 Tools that will inspire Creative and Colorful Projects to pop up in your Classroom! Students love to learn new ways of expressing themselves and finding new creative outlets.  We have heard of some of the popular Web 2.0 tools that are classroom friendly like Wordle, Voicethread, and Animoto. Prezi […]

  8. National Poetry Month

    It is almost National Poetry Month!  Take some time out to read some poetry! I have enclosed 30 ways to share poetry in your classroom from Poets.org.. If you have more ideas please share. Have a great Poetry Month! Enjoy! 30 Ways to Celebrate         Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day The idea […]