Monthly Archives: March 2011

DEN March Madness Elite Eight

DEN March Madness Elite Eight

The Sweet Sixteen results are in! In Game 1, Movie Maker/iMovie defeated cloud-based movie editor JayCut (Teach42’s new favorite thing) 59 to 41. In Game 2, social networking tool Edmodo brought the heat, beating collaborative media space VoiceThread 60 to 40. Game 3 featured video slideshow creators  Animoto and Photo Peach. Although a powerful competitor

Join us in Georgia for Spring VirtCon 2011 at the Tellus Museum!

Register for this in person event in Georgia here: *Virtual Sessions (All times are eastern) 9 AM Time, Differentiation and Online Publishing: Dr. Lodge McCammon Dr. Lodge will discuss practical strategies that can be implemented to increase valuable classroom time while meeting the needs of diverse learners. He will show samples of how low-barrier

Verona Students & the Apple Store

On Wednesday, March 23, approximately 30 students and their Science Instructor, Ms.  Hope Mikkelson, along with VAHS Technology Coordinator and DEN STAR/LC Member, Ms. Rita Mortenson, arrived at the Apple Store in Madison, Wisconsin ready to showcase some student created science videos. For the past month, students in Ms. Mikkelson’s Biology 2 classes have been

Bye-bye Blackboard

For many educators in Michigan, July will mark the end of Blackboard’s “reign” as our primary e-learning platform. I am one of those users and, if you are familiar with my articles in the MACUL Journal, you know that I have been a very avid Blackboard supporter. When the potential change was discussed, I have

DEN March Madness Mashup

ESPN has NOTHING on the DEN. We’re bringing you DEN March Madness Mashup. We asked the DEN team and our amazing group of professional development specialists for some of their favorite tools to use with Discovery Education. Here are their choices and your opportunity to select the Elite Eight, the Final Four, and the Champion.

Get Creative with Tech4Learning!

Tech4Learning has great creative tools for 21st century learners! Enable your students to create interactive presentations, PDF and Flash® files, and web sites with Share. Share lets students combine text, graphics, original illustrations, animations, movies, and interactivity to demonstrate understanding and mastery. Engage your students with Pixie, award winning, educational software elementary students can use to