A Message from Dr. Lodge… Hello DEN Community! A number of you have contacted me and mentioned your interest in the contest, but have found it difficult to participate due to the timing. In fact, over 500 of you have visited my Friday Institute FIZZ site to watch and download the kinesthetic lectures! Due to
I had the unique pleasure of being invited to attend a Day of Discovery in Scottsdale, AZ. This is a new experience for the Tech Support team. I was amazed to see that the educators were real, live people and not just voices over a phone line. I’m sure the amazement was returned when
TodaysMeet is a free service that allows you to create a back channel for your meeting, class, or presentation. You name it, create the hash tag (for Twitter) and select how long you want it to be kept before being deleted, and you are all set. You can also export/archive the conversation. It is
LearnBoost is an online grade book and lesson planner that is available for free to educators. It has a grade book, lesson planner, attendance, reporting and calendar. It is easy to use, visually appealing, and you can share information with students and parents. The lesson planner is integrated with state standards and you
I have always thought that games made an excellent learning tool when done right, with the right support by the teacher. Many video games teach students actual content knowledge, but most of them teach critical thinking and problem solving techniques. Research has shown that video games are effective as learning tools and many companies
Google has just announced Google Play. Google Play will combine the Android Market, Google Music and the Google eBookstore. Google is describing Google Play as a “digital entertainment destination” combining apps, games, movies, music and books into one place. All of your musics, movies, books and apps are stored online, always available on any device through Google Play. Google
A List of The Best Free Resources of Educational Android and iOS apps for Educators and students Tags: no_tag Education World: Twister! Understanding–and Surviving–Tornadoes Tags: education, tornado, lessonplan Posted from Diigo. The rest of Discovery Educator Network group favorite links are here.
Let me just say first that I’m not very bright. I recorded this podcast over a week ago and when I imported it into Audacity for a little post production (by “a little” I mean very little) it somehow only recorded my voice. Thinking the recording was pooched I left it and apologized to Steve
Today marks a pretty busy day in the edtech conference world. Four conferences are in the works and the learning is right there for the taking. Cloning isn’t possible yet and since time travel hasn’t been perfected, we’re stuck with no way to experience all of the learning at once. Or are we? Hello Twitter!
Everyone has a Heart. Everyone has Feelings. Every person is a gift and has a purpose in this world. Take time to learn of the Special Olympics and Federal initiatives. Join in the End the R word Campaign Pledge your support here. Enough Said… but you may want to check out these touching Youtube videos