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. Ypulse 2009 Totally Wired Teacher Award

    The Ypulse 2009 Totally Wired Teacher Award (sponsored by Dell) will honor a public school teacher from grades 3 to12 who is successfully using technology (the internet/social media, mobile technology, gaming) in the classroom.The award is inspired by Ypulse founder Anastasia Goodstein’s book, Totally Wired: What Teens & Tweens Are Really Doing Online, and the […]

  2. Educator Resource Fair at Lincoln Center

    Thanks to Heather Sullivan from the NJ DEN LC for Sharing This:  IN CELEBRATION OF THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF LINCOLN CENTER Image: ‘BIG PLEASURE POINT‘ www.flickr.com/photos/46983348@N00/183793271 Please join representatives from 12 resident art organizations: THE SCHOOL OF AMERICAN BALLET NEW YORK CITY BALLET THE METROPOLITAN OPERA LINCOLN CENTER INSTITUTE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC THE JUILLIARDSCHOOL NEW […]

  3. Dear Mr. President

    Note: Copied the Pennsylvania DEN Blog (Thanks to RJ Stangerlin) Our friends at Tech4Learning are sponsoring a timely contest–Dear Mr. President. With today’s struggling economies and natural resource questions, the government needs your help. President Obama has named you as his chief student adviser. What issue would you like him to address in the near […]

  4. Join the New York DEN LC

    Note: Copied from the National Blog. We’re looking for a few good DEN (sorry, couldn’t resist)! Seriously, the DEN has doubled in size since last year and this amazing growth has a lot to do with our incredible DEN Leadership Councils. We are in awe of the work they have volunteered to do to make […]

  5. DEN Spring Training

    DEN Spring Training is here! We’ve had a lot of new recruits in the past year and we expect big things from the community this spring. Last year the stat we focused on the most was ESA (Earned STAR Average). This year we are looking for STARs who put up solid numbers in the RS […]

  6. DEN Virtual Conference – April 25th

    Spring Into Action with the DEN and join thousands of educators who are passionate about integrating media into their instruction and collaborating with each other to improve student achievement. During this unique (and free) professional development event you have the flexibility to attend online or in-person at one of many regional events hosted by the […]

  7. Embracing Our Differences Art Exhibition

    Attention Long Island teachers and students! You are encouraged to submit a piece of work for the Embracing Our Differences Art Exhibition. Artists are encouraged to submit works relevant to Long Island. The works that are chosen must address the themes below, but they will also be evaluated on how effectively they will be read […]

  8. Go Dark for Earth Hour

    On March 28, 2009 the World Wildlife Fund is asking individuals, businesses, governments and organizations around the world to turn off their lights for one hour – Earth Hour – to make a global statement of concern about climate change and to demonstrate commitment to finding solutions. This is an ideal opportunity for teachers and […]

  9. DEN National Institute

    The DEN National Institute for 2009 will take place from July 13-17 at the Headlands Institute just north of San Francisco in the beautiful Golden Gate National Recreation Area.  You’ll have the opportunity to connect with your colleagues from all over the country and discuss the best ways to use media in your classroom AND […]

  10. CTL Recap

    Just in case you weren’t able to attend the Celebration of Teaching and Learning, I wanted to introduce you to some of the keynote speakers you may have missed. When you have time, indulge in a little bit of professional self-development. As an educator, you were the main and most important topic of conversation at […]