Archives for October 12, 2011

  1. Do I or Do I Not Update to iOS 5?

    Were you one of the millions updating their iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad today once Apple released their iOS 5 update? I was and with mixed results. In updating our new iPads at school, I was successful in updating 1 of 3 without issues. Thus, I did not update the other 22 iPads. Upon Tweeting […]

  2. Edutopia Shares Grants & Resources

    The George Lucas Educational Foundation is a nonprofit operating foundation and is not a grant-making organization. However, in order to realize the potential of 21st-century education, we are fully aware that our community needs to secure grants and be aware of other exciting opportunities in education, such as the following: The George Lucas Educational Foundation […]

  3. Fall VirtCon 2011 Tech or Treat: Camden, NJ In-Person Event

    Fall Virtual Conference: “Jersey STARS” are inviting you to join us for a day of professional development and networking as we “Tech or Treat” with the Discovery Educator Network. Participants Will Leave With: -Deep exploration of the rich variety of digital content available within Discovery Education. -Integration strategies and exemplar learning experiences to bring digital […]

  4. New Stuff!

    12:01 PM It’s official. You can start to download iOS 5 promptly at “18:00:00 BST”, according to a British website (no one else knew). Once we sleuth what BST means, we’ll continue. (Don’t you just hate help that makes things worse?) While you say you got the BS part, BST actually stands for British Summer […]

  5. Connecticut Day of Discovery – Agenda – space is running out to register!

      The Connecticut Day of Discovery is just over a week away and there is still space for you to join us!   The Discovery Educator Network Pre-CECA Conference Day of Discovery will be held on Saturday, October 22 from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm at the Lincoln Middle School in Meriden, CT.  This is […]

  6. Looking for ‘Treats’…

    Image Source: janineomg I’m SUPER PSYCHED to be part of the Virtual Conference this year.  I’ll be presenting at 10 a.m. (EST), so set those alarm clocks! My session is titled, ‘No Tricks, Just Treats’ and I’ll be featuring goodies from my tech bag.  And since one of DEN’s mottos is, ‘We Are Our […]

  7. NASA Mission Science – another awesome resource for educators from NASA

      NASA Mission: Science is another awesome resource for educators from NASA. Mission: Science is provided by NASA to engage students in NASA Science and showcase educational resources from NASA and its partners.   It is a great place to start when looking for science resources from NASA. There are links to what NASA is studying, science careers, […]

  8. Tech or Treat in NC

      Two “in person” events for the 2011 DEN Tech or Treat have been announced. Join us for one of these fun events geared toward learning and sharing with fellow educators!   Chocowinity, NC (near Greenville) – REGISTER HERE   Madison, NC (Rockingham County) – REGISTER HERE  

  9. New Stuff? (addendum)

    3:00 AM Yawn!  Still clicking the Update button to get iOS 5 (this might be a dream) and the message states, “This version of the iPad software (4.3.5) is the current version”! So much for Pacific time.    9:26 AM Still waiting for the iOS 5 update. It was a long night. Big article in […]