Daily Archives: February 24, 2012

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Dave Salmoni Rocked the VIP Reception

Dave Salmoni Rocked the VIP Reception

TCEA attendees got to attend a VIP reception to meet and mingle with Discovery’s  Animal Planet host, Dave Salmoni. Dave Salmoni is going to host a live virtual field trip in March and bring the world of animals and the African savannah into the classrooms around the globe. Students will get to interact virtually with

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Mythbuster’s Own Tory Belleci is TCEA’s Opening Keynote

During the week February 6-10, 2012, the Texas Computer Educator Association’s convention was held in Austin, Texas. The opening keynote was Discovery’s own Mythbuster’s co-host, Tory Belleci. He provided a poignant, hilarious look at his own struggle at education and explained why he not only desired to learn science but to ‘do’ science. Tory explained

DEN STAR Matthew Strine

Meet DEN STAR (Sharer) Matthew Strine

Matthew Strine is the Director of Instructional Technology for Propel Schools in Braddock Hills, PA. He is also one superb DEN STAR and super sharer. He volunteered to share out the Google Docs he and his colleagues used as they attended DEN PreCon sessions. As you can see, there’s a wealth of resources, and I

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Tell Me a Smorie…

Smories are original short stories written and read by children.  They were thought of by a pair of sisters who enjoyed reading and recording stories for each other.   The website is super simple.  Its just a collection of pictures of the children who have written recorded the stories.  Clicking on the picture takes you

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