Posts By Lisa Parisi

  1. 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 […]

  2. DEN SciCon Virtual Conference

    The NY Events Team is putting together alive event for you during the DEN SciCon Conference.  It will be at the East Fishkill Library in the town of East Fishkill in Dutchess County on January 22nd from 10:30 a.m. – 3 pm. There you can participate in the DEN SciCon Virtual Conference and have f2f sessions […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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, […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]

  11. 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 […]

  12. 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 […]

  13. 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 […]

  14. Webinar with Build it Bigger's Danny Forster

    Mark your calendars! At 1pm ET on Monday, September 13thDanny Forster from the Science Channel’s Build It Bigger is joining us for a special webinar event “A New Way to Look at Architecture.” Danny loves architecture, from the curve of a building’s roof line to the mathematics at its foundation, and he’s excited to share! As the host […]

  15. DEN Summer School Webinars

    Hey! The first two weeks of DEN Summer School sessions have been archived and are available. There are two easy ways to find them. You can click on the Summer School 2010 tab on the DEN blog. OR you can click on the category Webinar Archives to see all of the archives even from webinars that aren’t part of […]

  16. Discovery Education August Featured Webinars

        Come join the learning for Discovery’s FREE Webinars.   Webinar Topics Include: 1. DEN Summer School Webinar Series - Devoted to Digital Storytelling, Personal Learning Networks and Project Based Learning.  To see a full list of times and dates and to register for this session, click here: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/DENSummerSchool 2.  Back to School with Discovery Education […]

  17. Staples Teacher Appreciation Day

    Staples is once again holding a Teacher Appreciation Day.  This is a great opportunity to get free gifts, sign up for the Staples Rewards Teachers Program, and shop for back to school items. (Yes, I said it.  I’m sorry.)  Most NY Staples stores will have this special day in August so be sure to check […]

  18. DEN LC 2010 Symposium

    The DEN Leadership Council Symposium was held at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts this past week.  I had the pleasure of attending and thought I would share my highlights. Edmodo was my favorite new tool. Used throughout the week, it was the most useful way of connecting and collecting information. I was easily able to […]

  19. Mashable US Summer Tour in NYC

    “Founded in July 2005, Mashable is the world’s largest blog focused exclusively on Web 2.0 and Social Media news.  With more than 17 million monthly page-views, Mashable is the most prolific blog reviewing new Web sites and services, publishing breaking news on what’s new on the web.” During the summer, Mashable is touring the United […]