Archives for December 20, 2011

  1. Getting SMARTer….

    For the past several years, I have been fortunate enough to have a media cart in my classroom…  Her name is Louse and with her, I have learned countless strategies and creative ways for integrating the laptop, projector, speakers, and document camera into my everyday routine. I have presented many workshops for teachers, and offered […]

  2. DEN SCIcon 2012


    DEN SCIcon focuses on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their science classes through the meaningful and effective integration of digital media content. Join thousands of educators from around the world for an amazing day of professional development sessions, networking and sharing. Register for the online sessions at: or […]

  3. DE streaming: More Than Just Video

    When most folks think of DE streaming, naturally they think of our expansive library of video titles. Not everyone knows that we have some excellent non-video resources as well. Today, we’ll show you an easy way to highlight and browse for these resources. If you read last Monday’s blog post, you’re already familiar with how […]

  4. Weebly in the Media Center

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       I recently purchased a yearly subscription to Weebly (  for several reasons– 1-  to allow my students to submit library book suggestions to me via email, 2- to give my students a place to ask technical questions via email, 3- to create an online “form” for staff members to submit purchasing requests. What I […]

  5. We have a winner!

    Congratulations to Shelley Addis! Shelley is the winner of the Discovery Education Canada Fellowship Drive. Shelley is a DEN Star from St Paul Education Regional Division #1 in Alberta, teaching at Ecole St. Paul Elementary School. Earlier this year, during the Alberta Road trip, we held our first Fellowship Drive for Canada. Educators from across […]