Archives for May 10, 2011

  1. Scoop.it Up Day of Discovery 2011 Resources

    Porter Scooped.it in Session 1 What a week! Solid Teacher Appreciation from the DEN, some great new tools, capped by a Day of Discovery at Discovery Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD. The first session I attended was Porter Palmer‘s Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age. She had already curated her presentation in Scoop.it, our newest […]

  2. It’s Geocaching Time!

    The History Trail GeoChallenge kicks off May 14! Georgia’s new geocaching game highlights 14 state historic sites and challenges kids and families to learn more about Georgia history. To learn more about this event visit: http://www.muscogeemoms.com/2011/04/27/history-trail-geochallenge-kicks-off-may-14/ More information on geocaching can be found at these sites: http://www.geocaching.com/ http://www.geocaching.com/guide/default.aspx http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/2011/03/16/geocaching-day-2011-2/ http://www.educaching.com/

  3. Spring Virtual Conference

    Thanks to everyone who joined the GA DEN at the Tellus Museum for the Spring Virtual Conference! Everyone had a great time and learned a lot. There were hands-on activities to complement the virtual sessions. For those who were unable to attend, follow this link to the archive of some great sessions! http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/tag/spring-virt-con-11/

  4. May Webinar Series Begins This Week!

    Join us this May as we look back at the 2010-2011 enhancements to Discovery Education STREAMING while showcasing integration strategies for leveraging the new tools, content, and resources in the classroom. During this live event, we will also highlight upcoming, compelling content and provide a sneak peak into the 2011-2012 back to school enhancements from […]

  5. Artpad Digital Canvas – wow!

    Oh my! This tool came to me this morning on my Diigo bookmarks list. Extremely intuitive, allows the artist to save and send. So easy to use, I can hardly wait to share it with my nieces and nephews. Please try it and tell us how you could use it. Create bookcovers – illustrate scientific […]

  6. Days of Discovery at Discovery Education’s World Headquarters!

    On May 6, 2011, the Discovery Education team hosted more than 80 Administrators from Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C. and North Carolina for an Administrator’s Day of Discovery. The day was framed by two essential questions: How can digital content and tools from Discovery Education be leveraged to meet the needs of educators while increasing student […]

  7. Geocaching SmartPhone Apps

    Below you will find some apps that we have found that can be downlaoded onto various SmartPhones.  Some listed are free, while others do have a small charge. FREE – WINDOWS MOBILE touchscreen models – direct download link: http://1942.rocketspace.net/PQzII/GCzII_20110212_1000_0235_71_GS.cab ANDROID -  http://www.geocaching.com/android/default.aspx iPHONE – http://www.geocaching.com/iphone/default.aspx BLACKBERRY -http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/reviews/2083?lang=en Android: http://cgeo.carnero.cc/ Windows  Mobile Phones:  http://www.freewarepocketpc.net/ppc-tag-geocaching.html  

  8. The Best Technology Masters Program!

    Inspiring, Energizing, and Practical! Have you been looking for ways to keep up with the rapidly changing environment of teaching in the 21st century? Are you searching for ways to engage your tech savvy students, motivating them by incorporating technology resources into your lessons and curriculum? You are already a forward thinking educator by being […]

  9. FL DEN GEOCACHING DAY 2011

    On May 21, 2011 we will host DEN Geocaching Day! Every Discovery Educator is encouraged to venture out with some colleagues on May 21 and have some fun geocaching as you connect with your fellow educators one more time before the summer. Do you want to join us? For muggles (non-geocachers) and pros alike, we’re […]