Daily Archives: March 16, 2012

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 03/16/2012

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Energize… find an PadCamp or EdCamp!

It is the last day of our school districts spring break.  I have had a chance to spend a ton of hours in bed (if you know me.. this is NOT a common occurrence at all)  I am trying to get energized for the next few months of school.    How do you energize yourself to be

25 Free Resources from Discovery Education

25 Free Resources from Discovery Education 1. New Teacher Survival Central – http://www.discoveryeducation.com/survival/index.cfm 2. Curiosity – explore and learn a variety of topics – http://curiosity.discovery.com/ 3. Clip Art Gallery – free clip art – http://school.discoveryeducation.com/clipart/?pID=clipart 4. Energy Balance 101 – get and keep students healthy – http://energybalance101.com/ 5. The Road Ahead – energy lessons and

Social Learning Summit – free virtual conference April 21, 2012

  Discovery Education’s Discovery Educator Network runs a variety of professional development sessions each year. These are usually online sessions with live meet-ups also planned. For this Spring, they are doing something different instead of the normal Spring Virtual Conference. The DEN is partnering with Classroom 2.0 to present the Social Learning Summit. Steve Hargadon, of Classroom 2.0,

List of What Makes a Good Teacher – created by students

This “what makes a good teacher” created by a group of high school students.   treat students with respect be enthusiastic know your stuff be available for extra help use multimedia resources and multiple resources for students connect with students/ form relationships interact with students- outside school activities, talk about their personal lives real life connections

Google Plus adds Google Docs to Hangouts

    Google has announced that Google Docs are now included in Hangouts on Google Plus. When in a Hangout, you just click on the new “Docs” button and you can add an existing document, upload a new one, and switch between and collaboratively edit multiple documents at once.   This is another great feature of Google+

Business/Manufacturing ideas applied to education

  Business and Manufacturing Practices in Education. It’s not a new idea, but I’m not talking about treating students like a product. I’m talking about some business and manufacturing processes that can help with other aspects of education. I’ve written about this before, but covering different ideas.   United Technologies Corporation has a quality program called

New England Aquarium Supports Teachers – STEM Activities

The March issue of the New England Aquarium’s Teacher Resource Newsletter is filled with resources, teacher workshops, field trip ideas and STEM conference information. I just wanted to share with other  New England DEN members… just as a reminder of the great resources and hands-on experiences available at the Aquarium. Don’t forget to check out