Archives for April 17, 2012

  1. Velocity, Discovery Education and Mecum Auctions join forces to support STEM education

    On Friday, April 13th, Discovery Education and Velocity joined forces with Mecum Auctions for the very first “Mecum Challenge” in Houston, TX. I was incredibly lucky to help host the event for twenty-five middle school students from Houston ISD. Prior to the challenge, we sent the students a series of assignments to familiarize themselves with […]

  2. DE Techbook Access for DEN STARs

    Discovery Education is thrilled to provide STAR Discovery Educators with access to the Discovery Education Science Techbook for the remainder of the school year. To access your state’s version of the Discovery Education Science Techbook you will need to log into http://community.discoveryeducation.com and click on Discovery Education Science Techbook Access for STAR Educators, which will […]

  3. Help Build Hall’s Keynote for the Social Learning Summit

    The Social Learning Summit is quickly approaching and the Keynote Speaker, Hall Davidson, is looking for some wisdom from the crowd.  Part of his presentation, titled “The First Truly Collaborative, Impromptu, Online Social Keynote in the History of The World” will include user generated content to confirm three statements:  I. Why Kids are Different 2. Why […]

  4. Now You’re Cooking! Delicious Web Apps

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      Check out these Delicious Web Apps!          Bake up a Time Line                                            Simmer those Keyboarding Skills!           Stir up a STORY w/ Zimmer Twins!                                 Sautee a MOVIE with DVOLVER!                              Share a Delicious Feast of Knowledge w/ Qwiki!     

  5. Interdependence is and ought to be as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency

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                      As I reflecting upon being in India I am reading and thinking about Gandhi and his contributions to India and to the world. Gandhi talks about the importance of connectedness between and among people.   He says, “Interdependence is and ought to be as much the ideal […]