Daily Archives: March 23, 2012


DE Streaming Plus won’t leave you starving for content…

DE Streaming Plus won’t leave you starving for content…

Most people with their finger on the pulse of pop culture could tell you that today is the nationwide release of the Hunger Games movie, based on the best-selling first book in the trilogy by Suzanne Collins.  But how many of you are aware that the first two books in the series are available in

An impressive DE presence at ASCD


Are you curious about the DEN’s presence at ASCD? Wonder no longer. Here’s the schedule of featured and concurrent speakers and what’s going on in the Discovery Corporate Room. They include a stellar list with Opening Keynote Reed Timmer, Hall Davidson, Steve Dembo,  Jannita Demian, Shanika Hope, Susanne Meixsell, Brad Fountain, Jason Altman, and Ginny Washburne.


Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 03/23/2012

Smithsonian Wild Welcome to Smithsonian WILD! This site is designed to showcase some of the exciting research conducted by the Smithsonian Institution and its collaborators around the world, and to highlight the incredible diversity of wildlife that exists in a range of habitats across the globe.  The use of motion-triggered ‘camera traps’ has become an


Newsmap: A Visual of Today’s News

Newsmap is a site that provides a visual representation of the news as aggregated  from Google News.  What I like about Newsmap is the how color is used to differentiate between types of new stories.  For example, the blue headlines are all sports related while the gradients of those colors also show you how recent the


Edmodo Has Gone Google!!

I have been continually impressed with edmodo but now they have really done it! Edmodo has tied into google docs! If you haven’t embraced edmodo as a teacher, you are really missing out on a great way to keep your students and yourself organized and communicating! Now, with the power of Google Docs you can


The Fifth Podcast

Catchy title hey? Actually this is a pretty significant podcast for a number of reasons. 1. First one Steve and I have done together live. 2. No one was in an airport. 3. I nearly got through the podcast without mentioning the “p” word. 4. We went over 17 minutes. The real reason this was


Expanding Your Horizons

About Expanding Your Horizons This career conference is designed to increase young women’s interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by giving seventh grade girls from North Carolina the opportunity to interact with female role models in related fields. Each year, professional women across NC volunteer their time for this conference to foster awareness