Archives for February 19, 2014

  1. METC14 Resources & Presentations

    I had the good fortune of visiting St. Louis, Missouri last week for their Midwest Education Technology Conference (#METC14).  Below are the presentations and resources I shared in my sessions.  Thanks for sharing them with your colleagues!   Spelunking for Resources – Free Tools from Discovery Education   Shared Intelligence – Building your PLN with […]

  2. On this day… Thomas Edison patents the Phonograph!

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    On this day in 1877, Thomas Edison patented the phonograph. Phonographs were among the first devices to both record and play audio recordings. Phonographs record audio using needles, which use sound waves to create etches into a foil-covered cylinder. As the cylinder rotates, a second needle runs along these etches and plays the recorded audio. […]

  3. Register Today: Live Virtual Field Trip with the Google Doodlers

      Meet the team of illustrators and engineers who design the Google homepage logos From Sketches to the Google Homepage Wednesday, March 5 @ 1pm ET Discovery Education is traveling to the Google headquarters to meet the team of illustrators and engineers who design the Google Doodles- Google’s playful and fun homepage illustrations. Join us for […]