Daily Archives: January 30, 2012

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WI DEN iPad Event Feb 18!

Join us at the Apple Store in the West Towne Mall, Madison, WI on Saturday, February 18 at 8:00 a.m. to learn about how the iPad is being used in education. In addition, STEM integration ideas, the Discovery Mobile App., and a variety of other educational apps. will be shared. Discovery Education members are invited as we

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Discovery Education’s Science Techbook: Scientific Explanations in Action

One of the most powerful tools within the Discovery Education Science Techbook is the Scientific Explanations Worksheet, which can be found under the Explain Tab within each concept.  This amazing tools provides a unique insight into the thought process of our students while providing students the opportunity to analyze and interpret data to construct meaning

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NC DEN SciCon

On Saturday, January 28, a group of educators from western North Carolina gathered at the Kimmel School  at Western Carolina University for an exceptional in-person event surrounding DEN SciCon 2012. After working through the morning sessions of SciCon together, we enjoyed an amazing tour of the Kimmel School with two of their esteemed professors. Talk

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Florida Test C To Predict Student Proficiency On FCAT 2.0

Just a note for our partners in the “Sunshine State.” The Florida Department of Education has formally set the new FCAT 2.0 state assessment achievement level cut scores. Since the predictions made by Discovery Education interim benchmark assessments are based on these decisions the Florida Test C interim benchmark will be a predictive measure of

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DEN SCIcon 2012 – what a great event!

  The 3rd Annual DEN SCIcon was held this past Saturday, January 28th. The DEN SCIcon provides participants with effective strategies for transforming science classes through effective integration of digital media content. The conference was broadcast live and online so many people joined in from home. There were also in-person events around the country, hosted by

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NICE Resources

Northern Illinois Computing Educators held their Mini-Conference on Saturday, January 28th.  The Keynote speaker was Steve Dembo of Discovery, and his presentation of cutting edge Web 2.0 apps provided an energetic beginning to the event.  Would we expect any less?  The crowd was enthused, and Steve was dynamic – his breadth of knowledge and ability

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Are you Pinterested?

Oh my… Another Internet addiction has hit, and I am working hard to balance it with my Words with Friends, Facebook, and all of my Google habits. The website is called Pinterest.com, and it is a visual buffet of anything and everything that might interest you. They describe themselves as an online pinboard, where users

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