Daily Archives: May 21, 2012

We have a winner!

We have a winner!

Did you catch the DENny Awards last Thursday night?  If not, take a look at the archive here, or read a quick recap by David Andrade.  It was a fun evening of recognizing and giving thanks to what’s best about the DEN – the members! Dr. Lodge joined us for the evening to discuss the

Texas DENnys Winners!

Texas Stars shown at the 2012 DENnys awards, streaming live from Discovery HQ in Maryland.  In the Most Creative/Best DEN event category was  Howard Martin, from Austin, with his SXSiPad event. “We did a South By Southwest-themed iPad event called, South By South iPad.   Almost 50 people converged for a full day of concurrent sessions

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 05/21/2012

with iPads – Learning Continuity Tags: apps, education, ipads, resources, learning, teaching Social Networking Part 3: Teachers Guide to The Use of Linkedin Tags: no_tag Tebak-tebakan Lucu (Humor Lucu) TNY : Kenapa lambang apotik ular sama gelas?JWB : Karena kalau gajah, gelasnya pecah TNY : Kenapa kapal terbang nggak bisa mundur?JWB : Karena kapal terbang

DEN Geocaching Day

This weekend (May 19, 2012) I had the chance to participate in the DEN Geocaching Day in Dallas, Texas.  Laura Gonzalez set up the FANTASTIC event in our area! What is Geocaching you ask? “Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and

Matt’s Media Tips and Tricks 5-21

This week we’ll check out the who, what, when, where and why of Digital Storytelling.  We’ll link to a presentation that includes web 2.0 tools and mobile apps for delivering stories, and of course, we’ll highlight this week’s webinars. I hope you enjoy and share this week’s edition!   Open publication – Free publishing –

Evaluate Happy Students Using Games

Did you know that you may have as many as 165 educational games available to you through your Discovery Education Streaming Plus service? Just search by “games” using the media type filter. These games span all subject areas, including literature, fine arts, and science, and were developed with the differing needs of our youngest students,

Making PowerPoint More Powerful

PowerPoint has always been my presentation tool of choice.  I have explored many others and enjoy the different effects, but I always return to PowerPoint.  Being the “Grand Dame” of presentation tools, PowerPoint has been a tool a novice can use, but has also has many possibilities for the advanced user.  Many of the effects