Posts By Barbara Haeffner

  1. Write On!

    Monthly Leadership Council meetings always bring about new resources or remind us of resources that we need to revisit. Hub Discovery Education is a great storytelling website for K-5 teachers. This site offers a comprehensive set of lesson plans for K-2 and 3-5 as well as a step-by-step guide to the writing process. All lessons […]

  2. Web 2.0 Guides for Teachers

    Web 2.0 provides teachers with a means to integrate free tools into their classrooms. If you have felt you have been out of the Web 2.0 loop this summer is your chance to explore. Web 2.0 – A New Way to Lecture and Tools for the 21st Century Teacher have been created by Michael Zimmer, […]

  3. Groton Public Schools are moving to Digital Content

    Groton Public Schools is turning to powerful digital content from Discovery Education to engage students across the curriculum. During the 2009-2010 school year, GPS rolled-out Discovery Education streaming to the entire district and incorporated Discovery Education Science into the elementary and middle schools. Instead of depending solely on static textbooks, GPS educators are using digital […]

  4. Spring Time at the DEN

    Spring has sprung and DE has many events planned.  Saturday, April 24, 2010 join educators at the Spring Virtual Conference. Log on for a session or stay for the day. The complete schedule and conference registration can be found here.   DEN Teacher Appreciation Week is May 3-7. Check out the DEN National Blog to view […]

  5. 50+ Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story

    Join other educators in an EdTech Connect webinar featuring Alan Levine (CogDogRoo) on Wednesday; February 17, 2010 at 7:00 PM. EdTech Connect is a free webinar series to help teachers integrate media and technology into the classroom. Discovery Education connects you with the experts who will answer your questions and bring you new insights. This session […]

  6. Brace for Impact

      The CT DEN Leadership Council was invited to the world premiere screening of the new TLC special “Brace for Impact: The story behind the miraculous landing of U.S. Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson.”  The CT Leadership Council was able to meet members from neighboring Leadership Councils and share in the excitement. Receptions were held […]

  7. iSpring- PowerPoint to Flash Converter

    iSpring Free is a free download that allows you to convert your PowerPoint to Flash with a click of a button. iSpring creates web-friendly Flash (.SWF) movies from your PowerPoint keeping its animation effects, slide transitions, audio narrations, video and Flash objects after conversion. iSpring is compatible with any PowerPoint version 2000/XP/2003/2007 installed on a Windows […]