Daily Archives: September 7, 2011

9-11 Resources On-Line

9-11 Resources On-Line

In gathering resources for my lessons on 9-11, these are some that I have come across. BrainPop’s September 11 page Teach+Learn: National 9/11 Memorial Scholastic’s 9/11 page History Channel has 3 pages: Ten Years Later: 9/11 Attacks, 102 Minutes that Changed America Discovery Education also has their page with links to resources: Rise: Reconnect &

4th Annual We Can Change the World Challenge

The Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education, the National Science Teachers Association, and the College Board announce the fourth annual Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge, in which students use scientific investigation and web-based curriculum tools powered by Discovery Education to replicate a green solution. The national sustainability challenge encourages all students, from kindergarten through twelfth

iTransform the Future

Hosted by members of Discovery Education’s Leadership Councils from Texas and Arkansas, this conference will focus on providing participants with effective strategies for transforming their teaching and student engagement through meaningful and effective integration of digital media content and web tools. Saturday, September 24, 2011 8:00-11:30 a.m. Hosted at Metropolitan Career-Technical Center 7701 Scott Hamilton

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 09/07/2011

DocsPal – Free online file Converter and Viewer Tags: converter, pdf, tools, web2.0, docspal, word Authors Speaking Here is another site for finding authors to visit with your students virtually. Tags: authors, speaking, bookclubs, Skype – By Dean Mantz Zubaida Apa Funny SMS – Zubaida Aapa SMS : Funny sms, funny sms of zubaida aapa,

Things I Think You Should Read

Here’s a back to school edition of the Wisconsin DEN Blog feature “Things I Think You Should Read.” Award winning educator/author Ron Clark wrote an article that appears on CNN.com – What teachers really want to tell parents.  What do you think? Simple K12 tells us 10 Reasons to Attend an EdCamp.    These are great

Summary of Great Web 2.0 Resources for Students

Summary of Great Web 2.0 Resources for Students All are free.    1. Evernote – take notes, collect web clippings, upload files, share notes with classmates, get organized. It is one of the best ways to stay organized and an indispensable tool for students.     2. Trackclass – is a great, free resource for