Archives for September 21, 2011

  1. Comic Strips for Reluctant Writers

     One of my favorite blogs is “Free Technology for Teachers” by Mark Byrne.  Everyday he shares an interesting tool or classroom resource. He also explains how the tool may be useful in an educational setting. For example, today (9/21) there is a 5-minute video posted explaining the Aurora Borealis and vocabulary building resources and widgets.  While perusing other […]

  2. Streamathon 2011 Archives

    Here are the archives from the 6th annual streamathon. Enjoy! Just click on the title to be taken to the video. Bend it, Break it, Bust it Loose: 10 easy ways Discovery Education STREAMING can change the way you teach Matt Monjan Jim Morrison once encouraged his fan base to “break on through to the […]

  3. Back to School: New Content now available for streaming users!

    Our content team is continuously working to update content available to all Discovery Education users. Here are some of our most recently added series for streaming users… The PBS NewsHour: Bin Laden Death a ‘Very Big Victory,’ But Not ‘Happily Ever After’ Jim Lehrer discusses the impact of Osama bin Laden’s death on U.S. foreign […]

  4. A Day of Learning

       Simple K12 is offering a FREE day of professional development on Saturday, September 24, 2011. If you have Internet access, you can attend the information packed sessions all about integration and technology in the classroom. With 7 sessions to choose from, you are bound to find something to spark your interest. The keynote session […]

  5. Share Your Inner Rock Star!

    Are you an ed tech guru? Enthusiast or advocate? Maybe you’re a newbie who’s excited about learning and sharing new ideas? No matter what your background, you are needed at ISTE 2012! The call for presenters/proposals is now open! Submit your proposal online through October 5. You’ll find all information and instructions on the website.