Daily Archives: May 14, 2012

Been Looking At….

Been Looking At….

Been looking at a few new things:   1. Teachers Paying Teachers– browse this computer science-technology section;  buy the lessons, etc created by educators  2. Vook — a new twist on ebooks — http://vook.com/ 3. Vidinstructor — ecommerce but could haveeducational applications — http://vidstructor.com/  What are you investigating?

Rising Stars

I am so excited about the DEN Rising Stars.  If you are in any of the cadres please be sure to check your Edmodo group and follow Discovery Education on Twitter.  There is a lot of information and fun to be had!

School Technology That a Child Born Today Will Never Use

Yeah, that title is a mouthful. I’ll let you take it in for a moment before making you nostalgic for the school technology of yesteryear. I was reading an article today on what current technology newborns will not be using once they are old enough. Some of it I can see happening (slow-booting computers, landline phones)

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 05/14/2012

Teacher’s Guide to The Importance of Learning from Mistakes and Failures Tags: no_tag Foto Korban Sukhoi Superjet 100 Foto Korban Sukhoi Superjet 100 – Akhir-akhir ini foto korban Sukhoi Superjet 100 mendadak beredar luas di dunia maya. Dalam foto tersebut, tampak jenazah korban kecelakaan pesawat dengan kondisi yang memprihatinkan. Namun setelah diselidiki, rupanya foto-foto tersebut

NC Geocaching Day`

If you are near the mountains of North Carolina, or just want to take a beautiful day trip, join Mark Jankowski, NC DEN Star and LC Member, for an awesome event for National Geocaching Day! This event is for pros and muggles alike. Don’t worry if you don’t have your own handheld GPS device either.

Matt’s Tips and Tricks 5-14

Who knew we had news? This week we’ll check out three different sources of “News” within Discovery Education. We’ll link to Lance Rougeux’s 62 page Summer Packet kit, check out a way to save video for offiline use on an iPad, and of course, we’ll highlight this week’s webinars. http://issuu.com/mmonjan/docs/monday_morning_media_tips_5-14_pages?mode=window&viewMode=singlePage Open publication – Free publishing

Bully – the movie. I recommend it to all educators and school leaders!

Bullying is potentially brutal.  So, when the topic of Bullying is presented in a documentary movie the movie cannot be made without tackling the ugly facts and patterns of this serious issue.  The movie Bully is not a ‘sugar coated’ covering of the topic.  It is a serious movie about a serious topic! My wife

Quick Survey for DEN STARs!

We need a favor from our STAR Discovery Educators.  We’re looking to gather your thoughts on the DEN.  Please take a few minutes, less than 5, to complete this very brief questionnaire about the Discovery Educator Network.

Last Chance for STAR Discovery Educators

DEN Teacher Appreciation Week Unfortunately, Teacher Appreciation Week is over, but we’d like to give our STAR Discovery Educators one more chance to take advantage of the incredible offers from last week.  Each of the offers, detailed below, were sent out last week, but in your busy schedule, you might have missed one.  These are