Do you have a New Year’s Eve ritual? Spending time with family or loved ones? Celebrating out on the town? Watching the famous ball drop in Time Square? Let’s take a look at how the ball dropping tradition began… December 31, 1907: First time ball drops at Times Square to signal new year Since 1907,
2011 is on its way out and we welcome 2012 with open arms and a hopeful heart. We hope that you all have a joyous New Year with family and friends! -The Discovery Education Team
Wildlife & Nature Videos | Clips | Photos | Programmes – itvWILD Tags: animals, wildlife, itvwild iPads and the Embarrassment Factor – ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education “News that all the graduate students in my Future of Media seminar would receive iPads for the semester generated a flurry of excitement. Then something odd
I have been mulling over this post for a little over a month. When I became a DEN LC blog member I had so many ideas that I wanted to share, write about, and post. However, the reality of this year set in. Changing schools, changing classes, and just change in general made everything
It’s winter break, and I’m so happy to finally have time to play a bit with my iPad. I was scanning through some tweets from the top educators that I follow on Twitter, and I came across a recommendation from Vicki Davis for the Splashtop app that allows you to connect remotely to your computer or laptop
Maybe you missed Emily’s comment on the last post, but it was all about your LC’s latest venture to share the classroom expertise in Arizona. Using our AzTEA connection, we’ll be able to connect to you on January 30th. Read all about it – download the handout and pass it around! In other news, Alison
From Differentiated Instruction to Differentiated Assessment « The Whole Child Blog « Whole Child Education Tags: assessment, differentiation, differentiatedinstruction, education, ASCD, wholechild Posted from Diigo. The rest of Discovery Educator Network group favorite links are here.
So here is a little fun using Discovery Encyclopedia articles and the wonderful word cloud creator Tagxedo. Step 1: Find a resource from DE and encyclopedia Step 2: Copy and paste part of the article into Tagxedo Step 3: Choose a shape and edit the words Step 4: Choose the colors and share ________________________________________________________________________ Citation
That Used To Be Us: How America Fell Behind In The World It Invented and How We Can Come Back by Thomas L. Frieman and Michael Mandelbaum (2011) was the book that made the biggest impression on me this year. I see this book to be an honest analysis of the America we are living
There are quite a few webinars coming up soon, so start off the new year fresh by learning about what Discovery Education has to offer! Fear Factor: Taking The Fear Out of Blogging featuring Lee Kolbert January 3rd, 6:00 pm A blogging primer for yourself or your classroom. Good for beginners and tips for pros.