Monthly Archives: August 2011

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Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 08/31/2011

21st century teaching tips for teachers Tags: education, technology Get Stumble Upon Traffic Tactics StumbleUpon is a big network that has actually millions of users. People all over the place are using this resource as a strategy to grow their online traffic. Tags: stumble, upon, traffic, stumbleupon, digg, more, than, for, blog, get, to –

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Global Corporate Challenge Update

About 15 weeks ago, 7 Discovery Education employees formed “Team Stream” to compete in the Global Corporate Challenge.  In summary, the GCC consists of the team tracking each of their steps with use of a pedometer and together trying to get the most steps and travel the furthest on the virtual map. We started out

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Discovery and 21st Century Teaching and Learning

According to the website: The Partnership for 21st Century skills, teaching and learning have become all about collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking. Discovery and DEN offer all of these skills to teachers and students through Discovery Streaming and the many DEN events that are offered through out the year to the DEN and the

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Livebinders Workshop in St Louis

Featuring LiveBinders Join Discovery Education and the Missouri DEN Leadership Council on Thursday, September 15 from 4:00-5:00 pm Kratz Elementary 4301 Edmunson Rd. St. Louis, MO 63134 Back to School Event featuring: *Discovery Education’s Student Center *LiveBinders Introduction ht *Common Core Overview Cost: Free Limit: 20 Participants Registration:            http://lrougeux.wufoo.com/forms/organize-your-discovery/ or contact Melissa Robison 314-223-7700

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Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 08/30/2011

Flocabulary Kids can learn about English, Current Events, American History and more by listening to these video raps.  Tags: vocabulary, music, english, rap, education, resources, flocabulary, language – By Dean Mantz SMART Exchange – USA – Search lessons by keyword Tags: no_tag Storybird – Blooming Questions Tags: questions, storybird, digitalstorytelling, learning, bloomstaxonomy, writing, storytelling Figment:

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Do you think, “The Classroom Is Obsolete: It’s Time for Something New”?

As I read the following article by Prakash Nair from Education Week, it began to make me wonder just where are we in education. Are we limiting our students’ growth and learning experience? Will technology change the obsolete classroom? Is there a need for those four walls? Can public education handle a transformation such as

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Nominate a Science Educator

Do you know a great teacher who deserves to be recognized for excellence in the classroom and beyond?   Nominate them for a North Carolina Science Teachers Association (NCSTA) award today at ncsta.org! The deadline for nominations is September 15.   Awards include: – Outstanding Student Teacher in Science Award – District Outstanding Science Teacher

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Bloggers U-Write!

DE is hosting a series of general blogging webinars (maybe with Steve Dembo?) which will include basic information on how to: customize the look and feel of the blog, create posts and pages, add multimedia and embedded objects, as well as general strategies for successful blogging. If you are new to DE blogging, want to

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Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 08/29/2011

Free Online Picture Resizer – Crop and Resize photos, images, or pictures online for FREE! resize pics online Tags: resize, image, tools, photos, images – By Carolyn Rains Collaborize Classroom – Online Education Technology for Teachers and Students Free online tool for collaborative discussions; includes voting tool, graphing of results, and participation reports Tags: classroom,

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