Archives for March 26, 2012

  1. DEAF STEM

    Interpreter from DEAF site

     DEAF Educational Access for Computational Science Are you looking for STEM resources to engage hearing impaired students? The Shodor Education Foundation has what you need to support all of your students in STEM curriculum content. Click here to view the Deaf Educational Access For Computational Science  (DEAF CS) website. Here you can view ASL annotated […]

  2. The Power of Glass Schools

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    Featured Distinguished Presenter from Discovery Education and Director of Social Media and Online Presence, Steve Dembo explored The Power of Glass Schools leading with Marc Prensky‘s term, digital natives. Defining them as multi-taskers preferring graphics before text, nonlinear learners functioning best when networked, preferring games to serious work, Steve asked what does a tribe of […]

  3. Welcome to a new Massachusetts DEN Star

    At the recent New England Day of Discovery, I briefly met Greg Limperis from Lawrence. He has a lot to offer the DEN community, so I was thrilled to learn that he became a DEN Star. Thank you, Greg, for sharing a little about yourself, your experiences, and your interests. Greg writes: My name is […]

  4. You’re Invited! VA Spring Virtual Conference Event

    The Virginia Leadership Council would like to invite you to attend the Spring Virtual Conference with us! The day will be about sharing digital media tools that make learning engaging and fun. It will be a day of  connecting you with your most valuable resource… each other! The Discovery Educator Network is mixing it up […]

  5. Matt’s Tips and Tricks 3-26

    I recently learned about this really cool and simple site called http://iPiccy.com. The site is a simple photo-editing tool. But when you pair it up with one of our 28K images and a digital storytelling technique, the six-worded story, you can really generate some great content. This week I’m highlighting the six-worded story, a lesson […]

  6. The Book Was Better….

    Movies that are based on best-selling books are not a new thing. It’s proven to be a popular and enduring practice since Hollywood’s golden age and the film industry counts on the popularity of the book to pull in viewers for the movie adaptation. However, many people do realize that there can be significant differences […]

  7. Here is Imformation for Educators and Leaders to Ponder and I HOPE ACT Upon

    The Learning Leader

    Are the issues of poverty, the lack of English as a first language and the fact that a student is labeled as a Special Education Student reasons why we, in America have many school systems that are experiencing static or regressive achievement results? Does it matter how educators approach the reality of today’s students? Can […]

  8. Steve Dembo: iThink iNeed iPads in the Classroom

    Steve Dembo, Director of Social Media & Online Community

    Bright, learning device, technology leverager, iApps savvy. Think I’m describing the new iPad? Rethink–and meet Steve Dembo, Discovery Education‘s Director of Social Media and Online Community, Mr. iPad Mavin and today’s (1 – 2:30 PM Terrace Ballroom B) Featured Distinguished Presenter. Steve began his presentation with a confession: his initial bias against the iPad. But […]