Posts By Christine Southard

About Christine Southard

I’m the technology integration facilitator at Denton Avenue Elementary School on Long Island, NY. I’m also a NYS certified Local Assistive Technology Specialist and AT Evaluator for my district. I’m the blog coordinator for the New York DEN Leadership Council and I’m also the VP of Communications for the International Society for Technology in Education for the Special Education Special Interest Group.

  1. EdCamp Hudson Valley 8-14-12

    Edcamp Hudson Valley (, an education unconference, will be held at Ulster BOCES in New Paltz, NY on Tuesday, August 14. Edcamp Hudson Valley will bring together educators and students from around the region for a day of sharing, learning, and innovating. For more information about Edcamp Hudson Valley please visit: Register here:

  2. Long Island Day of Discovery 8/22/2012

    Power to Learn, Discovery Education, and The Hub HD are pleased to invite educators to the Long Island Day of Discovery Designed specifically for New York area educators, this interactive day of free professional development will showcase creative ways to motivate your students and transform your lessons using the latest innovations in teaching. We will […]

  3. Games in Education Conference: August 2012

    The Games in Education conference is a multi-day symposium which focuses on the topic of using video games to supplement and inspire in-classroom education!  Participants span early childhood through post secondary educators in New York’s Capital District and surrounding regions who are interested in finding ways to use video games and related technology to enrich […]

  4. Hey Teachers! Register Now for EdmodoCon 2012

    Hey teachers!  Have you heard?  Registration is now open for EdmodoCon 2012! Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in our highly anticipated, annual educator conference – Reserve your spot now. On Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 educators from across the globe will gather online for a one-day professional development extravaganza. Throughout the day, teachers will share, inspire […]

  5. Hey NYers! Registration for EdCamp Connecticut is open!

    Great news New York educators!  Registration for EdCamp Connecticut is open!  It’s  just a hop, skip and a jump over the state line!  You can register for tickets here: You’ll see that you have three ticket options: Free! An optional $10 donation that includes a t-shirt pre-order An optional donation of any amount to support […]

  6. The Suffolk ASSET Conference is Next Week!

    Have you registered yet? The ASSET 14th Annual Conference Rebooting Education: Common Core 2.0 with a Special Keynote Address by Dr. Howard Gardner is next week!   Attend the ASSET Conference on Monday, March 12, 2012 at the Huntington Hilton, Long Island! Register now to join the conversation at the BEST and most affordable technology […]

  7. NYDEN: Hudson Valley NYSCATE

    Save the date!  The 2012 NYSCATE Hudson Valley Conference has been scheduled for March 3, 2012.  They are requesting proposals for this conference until December 1, 2011.  Follow this link for the RFP:

  8. Target Field Trip Grants

    FYI – There are only 11 days left to apply for a Target Field Trip Grant!  If you’re looking for $ to support a field trip for your students/school, then you’d better act fast and complete the request.  You can find more information here:

  9. NYDEN Fall Virtual Conference – Saturday, Oct 22, 2011

    Spend the afternoon connecting. Come connect in-person with fellow NYDEN friends. Together we will connect to the DEN Fall Virtual Conference,   Join us for an afternoon of professional development and networking as we “Tech or Treat” with the Discovery Educator Network.   Participants Will Leave With: -Deep exploration of the rich variety of […]

  10. NYDEN Star Party – Saturday, October 1st

    Come join the NYDENLC as we attend Starway to Heaven with the Westchester Amateur Astronomer’s Association. The Westchester Amateur Astronomer’s Association meets monthly to view the night sky. They have kindly agreed to help lend their expertise to us. What a wonderful opportunity for DEN stars to mingle with each other and learn a new […]

  11. Free Webinar Series Through ISTE

    [As seen in the NYSCATE News] ISTE is pleased to offer a K-12 teacher and teacher leader free webinar series running January through May. This series, underwritten by ISTE 100 corporate partners, offers teachers engaging project ideas, teacher professional development resources and focuses on helping teachers integrate technology in effective and relevant ways across the […]

  12. The Biggest User

    Cindy Lane and Lee Kolbert presented a session on web 2.0 at FETC 2010 called ‘The Biggest User.’ Here is the session description: What Web 2.0 Tools do you use in your classroom? Come and help us decide which tools belong in the “Biggest User.” A wiki will be provided to the audience of this […]