Daily Archives: March 5, 2012

Reflection App

Reflection App

By Linda Rush Using the $15 Reflection App on an Apple computer, it’s now possible to MIRROR the screen of an iPad2 or iPhone4S right on your screen.   AirPlay mirror your iPhone 4S or iPad 2 to any Mac running OS X 10.6+, wirelessly. This  makes your Apple computer function like an AppleTV for iOS mirroring, except

Hall Davidson

Hall Came to SC!

I had the honor of attending the 35th anniversary of the South Carolina Middle School Association conference. Discovery Education was well represented – Hall Davidson kept a full house during the Closing Session.  For those who have misplaced his presentations: linkyy.com/HallDavidsonHandouts and/or linkyy.com/MDLA. I know my colleagues will soon be using his tools. Thanks DEN

NASA – All Alone in the Night

In preparation for our coming Seasonal Science Stream I found this great video compilation from the International Space Station.  In this breathtaking video you can see the cities of the world at night, lightning, and the aurora borealis.

STAR Presentations at NC TIES

This week, we kick off the annual NC TIES Conference in Raleigh, NC. This year, lots of North Carolina DEN STARS will be presenting at this excellent technology in education conference. Don’t miss them!   In order of appearance: Location:  303 Thursday 11:20am-12:20pm Tra-Digital Storytelling Learn how to blend traditional  storytelling through puppetry with today’s

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 03/05/2012

Create interactive charts and infographics – Infogr.am Tags: infographics, infographic, charts, interactive, tools, graphs Save and Transfer YouTube Videos to an iPad | iPad with Wes Tags: ipad, youtube, transfer, download, save, app 20 Cases Solved by Facebook Tags: no_tag Posted from Diigo. The rest of Discovery Educator Network group favorite links are here.

What does it take to be a leader?

What does it take to be a leader? Here’s a young student’s perspective, mentioned in Patti Ruffing’s post, Mush!. The concepts are unique; see if you agree with her. A musher is someone who drives a dog sled. To drive a sled, a musher needs to have leaders on the team. Leaders are the dogs

Mush! + MT Trek = Inspiring Journeys

Inspiration is like an unexpected gift; it meets and greets you in unsuspecting ways, energizing. So it was that I settled down with 2 romping kittens, a galumphing black Lab, and my laptop in the sun room (glorious with sun today) and morning coffee, off to troll the DEN blogs. The joys of retirement–working on


The DEN hosted an event at the ICE Conference on Leap Day!  Approximately 100 educators received a little taste of the DEN.  The Minute to DEN It event was a great time, with plenty of networking, information sharing about the DEN, and fun times for all.  Attendees were given the challenge to complete 9 Minute to