Posts By Lisa Parisi

  1. 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 The first two weeks of DEN Summer School sessions have been archived and are available.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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. STAR Spotlight: Vickie Ahearn

    We have some amazing DEN STARs in NY.  They have so much to teach us.  Periodically, we are going to spotlight them here so we can find out what others are doing with Discovery material.  Vickie Ahearn is our first spotlight. Who? Vickie Ahearn, Teacher and Instructional Technology Staff Developer Where?  Massapequa School District, Massapequa […]

  7. Northeast Regional DEN LC and the New Year

    This weekend, the NY DEN LC joined with other regional LCs to plan a great year ahead.  We worked hard, with, of course, lots of laughs in between.  Jeanine Shields, LC Chair, Lisa Parisi, Blog Coordinator, Christine Southard, Events Coordinator, Nancy Sharoff, Shannon Mulqueen, and Dawn Huston planned some fantastic events for around the NY […]

  8. Tigers: The Exhibition

    TIGERS – The Exhibition:  Tracking a Legend South Street Seaport Pier 17 Third Floor Atrium (East River view) New York City To do so, CLICK HERE and complete the RSVP form.  Please print out and present your confirmation email along with your school or district ID upon check in.  (Additional guests are welcome to purchase tickets at the Box […]

  9. DEN Teacher Appreciation Week – Day 4

    Are all you STARS taking advantage of the DEN Teacher Appreciation Week give-aways?  So far, we have been appreciated by Prezi, Discovery Education, LabelDaddy, and TechforLearning.  Today is Glogster!  Enjoy!   “Have you got your glog on yet?  If not, now’s the time. As part of the DEN’s Teacher Appreciation Week celebration our friends at […]

  10. Free BrainPop Webinars

    BrainPop is holding weekly webinars, taking place every Wednesday at 4:30 pm EDT.  These webinars offer some great ideas for using video in the classroom.“This month, special guests cover a range of topics beginning with “Student Teachers: Using BrainPOP for Studying for Certification Tests” (May 5). Next up is “Special Tactics for Adapting Resourceful Tools” (May […]

  11. Dyslexia Lecture

       The International Dyslexia Association-New York and Parents in Action are co-sponsoring a lecture about dyslexia in Manhattan on June 2, 2010.  The discussion topics are “Dyslexia and Creativity: Two Sides of the Same Coin” and “A Conversation About Living with Dyslexia and ADD.”  Educators should benefit from hearing about some of the students we encounter […]