Posts By Lisa Parisi

  1. Celebration of Teaching and Learning

    We have a fabulous opportunity for DEN Stars in the tri-state area.  We are giving away 2 tickets to the Celebration of Teaching and Learning! This amazing two day conference takes place March 18th and 19th in New York City.  And our very own Guru, Nancy Sharoff will be presenting.  If you’re around on Saturday, […]

  2. Proposals Wanted

    Hello DEN members.  Teaching the Hudson Valley is looking for proposals for their summer institute, Place and the Digital Native.  This institute, which runs in July at Hyde Park, will explore the idea of how, when and why we use technology and social media when teaching about place. Let’s see if we can get some […]

  3. NewsdaySchool Journalism Awards

    NewsdaySchool Journalism Awards To Recognize and Encourage Excellence in Student Journalism on Long Island Long Island Educators – Have your students try their hand at writing for a newspaper.  This student journalism contest, sponsored by Newsday, gives middle and high school students an opportunity to have their work judged by Newsday reporters, photographers, and editors. […]

  4. 1001 Inventions

    Free Preview for Educators: “Discover the secret behind how we write.  Understand how we see.  Trace the origins of algebra.  Uncover the history of everyday items like coffee, toothbrushes and soap.  Plus, view a 13-minute film starring Oscar-winning actor Ben Kingsley, and enjoy over60 interactive exhibits that reveal the scientific legacy of Muslim civilization in our modern […]

  5. The Twenty-First Annual Literacy and Learning Institute

    Lucy Caulkins, author of Units of Study for Primary Writing and Units of Study for Teaching Writing, Grades 3–5, is coming to Long Island this April.  The 21st Annual Literacy and Learning Institute will feature Lucy Caulkins, children’s author Carmen Agra Deed, and many other featured reading and writing specialists.  Find out more about this Eastern Suffolk […]

  6. Teaching the Hudson Valley

    In these difficult economic times, many of us are finding that field trips are fast becoming a thing of the past.  Teaching the Hudson Valley set up a page for grants we can apply for that will give us the money needed to bring our students to one of their fabulous sites.  You can find […]

  7. Celebration of Teaching and Learning

    Coming soon: The Celebration of Teaching and Learning for 2011.  This amazing two day conference, run by PBS, enables educators in the tri-state area to hear top educators, top politicians, and top authors in the comfortable setting of the Hilton New York on Avenue of the Americas.  This year, keynote speakers are Oliver Sacks and […]

  8. Bits and Pieces from NYSCATE

    This past Saturday through tomorrow is the New York State Computers and Technology in Education conference. In keeping with the theme of “Sharing the Responsibility of Tomorrow”, I wanted to share with you some useful resources I learned about. Check out these Wild Wacky Worthy Web 2.0 Tools at http://wildwackyworthy.wikispaces.com/. Some of the tools you will  find  on this […]

  9. Clear Off Your Plans for This Evening! It’s Global Education Conference Time!

    If you don’t already know it, Steve Hargadon and Lucy Gray have assembled an UNBELIEVABLE line-up for the Global Education Conference which is currently going on (November 15 – 19, 2010), it’s online and free.  Check out the numbers:  370 sessions from 62 countries!  63 keynote speakers!  219 moderator volunteers have signed up to help […]

  10. Global Education Conference

    Starting tomorrow, the amazing Global Education Conference will be running for the whole week.  This conference is totally free, totally online, and totally accessible to us all. From the GEC site: “The 2010 Global Education Conference is being held November 15 – 19, 2010, online and free.  Sessions will take place in multiple time zones and multiple […]

  11. Edmodo in the Classroom

    This summer, I was reintroduced to Edmodo at the DEN LC Symposium.  I first learned about Edmodo at another conference but never saw it as more than another Twitter and I didn’t see the point.  But at the symposium, we actually used it.  We created small groups for each session, had discussions, added links, made connections, […]

  12. Tech or Treat Virtual Conference Live Event

    Tech or Treat: Fall Virtual Conference ( N.Y. )Join us for a free day of professional development and networking as you “Tech or Treat” with the Discovery Educator Network.Participants Will Leave With:-Exploration of the rich variety of digital content available within Discovery Education..-Integration strategies and exemplar learning experiences to bring digital content alive in your […]

  13. October Webinars

    In New York, October brings changing leaves, lighting fires in fireplaces and stoves, apple picking, and new DEN webinars.  Come join us for some informational webinars and learn how to use DE streaming, get an introduction to the Administrator site, learn about Student Access, and explore the Builder Tools and Teacher Center in depth. You can […]

  14. Streamathon 2010 Archived

    Did you enjoy the DE Streamathon?  Of course you did!  But just on the off chance that you didn’t attend all ten hoursworth of webinars, we’ve archived them all and have posted them on the Streamathon 2010 page.  So head over there and check out some of your favorite presentations as shared by some of your favorite presenters […]

  15. King Tut Free Open House

    FREE Open House for Educators and Administrators! We invite you and a guest to preview the King Tut Exhibition. Please follow the RSVP instructions below.  We look forward to meeting you!DATE: Tuesday, Sept. 21TIME:  4-9:30 pm (last entry by 8pm)LOCATION:  Discovery Times Square Exposition, 226 West 44th Street, NYC (between 7th and 8th Avenues)NOTE: For complimentary admission, you must RSVP […]

  16. 5th Annual Discovery Education Streamathon

    The 5th annual Discovery Education Streamathon is September 14, 2010. There is a full day of information-packed sessions on how to integrate DE streaming and the newest online technologies used by today’s media-savvy students into classroom instruction. Come join us in the learning! The link to register is: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/streamathon2010 Here’s the schedule…. Come for an hour […]