Daily Archives: April 17, 2012

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

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

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

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

Now You’re Cooking! Delicious Web Apps

  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!     

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 04/17/2012

50 Awesome Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom | Teaching Degree.org Here is a variety of ways to use Skype in education. Many are specific to certain professionals. Tags: Skype, collaboration, education, classroom, skypeproject, ideas, web2.0, teaching – By Dean Mantz Kids’ Corner | Rainforest Alliance Tags: Rainforest, animals, kids, education, games, students, elementary,

Tustin Tech-Beau-logy Fair!

Discovery Ed was invited to participate in Tustin USD’s technology fair on April 11-13th.  Naturally, we sent in our best man for the job, the Tech Guru (people still won’t call me that).  Nevertheless, it was a fun, personal event where I was able to meet with administrators, teachers, parents, and students all on the