Archives for November 1, 2011

  1. A Veritable Treasure Trove of Children’s Stories available from DE

    Just this past summer I became aware that Discovery Education offered subscribers access to the whole collection of the wonderful Weston Woods retelling of famous children’s stories and picture books. The studio, located in Weston, CT, I believe, uses narration, music, and animation to bring important children’s books to life through multimedia. Even though the […]

  2. Why not try a Tweet?

    I have had several conversations with teachers recently about using Twitter in the classroom.  Most of the conversations had a negatively slant to any use of Twitter.  I want to try and help teachers understand that although Twitter may not be a tool for every situation it certainly has a place in education both as […]

  3. Support Spooktacular

    To celebrate Halloween, the Support team dressed up (well, some of us)  and got together to share delicious home and store bought treats and most importantly, Halloween Candy! Michael and Erica dressed up for the day: Featuring Green Hornet and Kato… HAPPY HALLOWEEN!  How did you celebrate in your classroom?  

  4. Greetings from storm ravaged Connecticut where the Halloween Nor’easter still has many folks living without power.  However with the openning of my school district I now have reliable access to wifi and wanted to share these pictures of the CT Day of Discovery CECA/CASAL Pre-Conference  event from last weekend. Many thanks to all who attended […]