Daily Archives: March 15, 2012

Teaching with Contests?

Teaching with Contests?

We are so fortunate as DEN members to have access to so many great contests sponsored by Discovery Education! We can find ways to motivate and challenge our students and ourselves through K – 12 DE Contests like Dr Lodge’s Video Challenge through songs, CWD- G  spread the word and win a wireless lab sweepstakes, Siemens

No Place For Hate! A Challenge

Defined by StopBullying.gov, “Bullying can happen anywhere: face-to-face, by text messages or on the web. It is not limited by age, gender, or education level. It is not a phase and it is not a joke. Bullying can cause lasting harm.” Unfortunately, bullying exists, and school systems throughout the country attempt to face the problem

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 03/15/2012

Dabbleboard – Online whiteboard for drawing & team collaboration – Interactive whiteboard software Another amazing looking teaching device Tags: whiteboard, collaboration, web2.0, tools, interactive, web, smartboard, dabbleboard – By Luke Simon The Comprehensive Guide to Google Free Tools for Teachers and Students Tags: no_tag Posted from Diigo. The rest of Discovery Educator Network group favorite

Seasonal Science Stream Lesson Plan Webinar: Mars Madness, A Lesson on the Eath, Moon and Solar System Archive

Each month the Techbook Instructional Implementation team brings you the Seasonal Science Stream, a live broadcast of classroom activities, demonstrations and digital resources. We precede the Live Stream with a Lesson Plan Webinar. This month’s topic is the Earth, Moon and Solar System. The lesson plans can be found on our Seasonal Science Stream wiki,

NCIS Star Promotes Science, Engineering and Technology

Pauley Perrette is probably one of the COOLEST television scientists around in her role as Abby on NCIS. It is awesome that she has connected herself to this campaign. This spot is an awesome way to send the message to EVERYONE about the importance of Science Engineering and Technology education. To find out more about

Blended Learning is “Sblended”

This past week, I had the privilege of hosting a session on blended learning at the 2012 Michigan Association of Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) Conference in Grand Rapids, MI. I thought I would share the PowerPoint shows that I used for the introduction and for the body of my presentation. They contain some quotations