Monthly Archives: April 2012

1 Week Left to Enter the DEN’s Dr. Lodge Video Challenge

1 Week Left to Enter the DEN’s Dr. Lodge Video Challenge

That’s right, this Friday, May 4th is your last chance to submit your videos! Looking for more info?  Check out the contest website or keep on scrolling…   What’s the Dr. Lodge Video Challenge? Simply select one of Dr. Lodge McCammon’s pre-selected, standards-based songs, learn the corresponding moves from the kinesthetic lectures, film your music

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 04/30/2012

Embedding creative commons licences into digital resources – SCA briefing paper : JISC Tags: creativecommons, copyright, OER, jisc, cc, licensing A Lesson at the Zoo: Enhancing Field Trips with iPads « Tags: iPad, zoo, lessonplan, iMovie Free Tools to Easily Record and Share Audio Messages with your Students Tags: no_tag Ceiling Mount PIR Occupancy

Matt’s Tips and Tricks 4-30

Good Monday Morning to you all. This week we’ll check out how to find and use the interactive simulations, games, and skill builders inside Discovery Education. We’ll explore a cool mulitplayer game app for students using one iPad. And, of course, we’ll highlight this week’s webinars. Please enjoy and share. Open publication – Free

Share Your Skills

Arlington Public Schools will be hosting a Technology for Learning Symposium JULY 25-27. This event is a great opportunity to share your skills, ideas or lessons by submitting a proposal. Call for Proposals – Deadline May 4, 2012 The Technology for Learning Symposium is a three-day professional learning event focused on educational technology. Click this

Family Night at Suntree Elementary School in Brevard

For today’s post, Technical and Customer Operations Manager Payal Gulia was kind enough to share her recent experience in Brevard, Florida: A few weeks ago I had the privilege of attending a Family Night event at Suntree Elementary School in Brevard, FL. I have never experienced such a fun filled, cheerful and exciting environment like

Egg Farm To Table Virtual Field Trip

  With budget cuts, increasing rigor, and time that always runs away from us a virtual field trip is a great way to get “out” of the classroom.  I was super excited to see the email from Discovery Education Network about the Egg Farm to Table Virtual Field Trip.  I automatically forwarded it onto my

Shoot out in KC

Join us for lunch at The Pizza Shoppe and share your favorite ways to use DISCOVERY Education in your classroom. Also, we will share favorite websites, programs and technology that enhance your curriculum. Who knows, you may find an exciting project for the end of the year. Cost: free TIME: Noon to 2:00pm DATE:

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 04/29/2012

BBC – A History of the World – Location – North America Tags: history, world, bbc, timeline, socialstudies New education platform from TED could help power ‘flipped learning’ | eSchool News Tags: TED, flipped, flippedclassroom, TED-Ed Classroom Game Design: A Great TEDx Talk Tags: no_tag Blog post Top 10 startup tools to make a killer

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 04/28/2012

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