Posts By Nancy Sharoff

  1. DEN Summer Institute – THANK YOU!!!

    Let’s face it, gather over 100 educators, stir in some DEN-tastic professional development and you have the makings of a fairly AWESOME week. It’s taken me a while to process the tips and tricks I picked up from my colleagues (and I’m still finding notes hidden in various iPad apps!). The purpose of this post […]

  2. Looking for ‘Treats’…

    Image Source: Flickr.com janineomg I’m SUPER PSYCHED to be part of the Virtual Conference this year.  I’ll be presenting at 10 a.m. (EST), so set those alarm clocks! My session is titled, ‘No Tricks, Just Treats’ and I’ll be featuring goodies from my tech bag.  And since one of DEN’s mottos is, ‘We Are Our […]

  3. GeoCaching in NY at Locust Grove on May 21

    Image Source: Flickr.com cachemania Register here for the New York Discovery Educator Network Geocaching Day at Locust Grove in Poughkeepsie, New York. This event will run from 9:00 a.m – 1:00 pm on May 21, 2011. The Educational Staff from Locust Grove will share information about their programs during this event. Then we will learn […]

  4. September 25th – Check Out World Maker Faire

    Yes, that would be ‘Faire’ (with an ‘e’).  Regardless, you might be interested in the upcoming (YIKES! THIS SATURDAY!) event at the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens.  The Hall of Science is a hands-on science and technology center with over 400 exhibits.  WOW! (That’s A LOT of exhibits!)This […]

  5. Great Offer!!!

    As you know, DEN in SL is located on one of the EduIslands.  What you might not know is that we have a fabulous and fantastic ‘landlord’, Fleet.  If you’ve attended some of our major galas you might have had the opportunity to glimpse this ‘furry’ — his avatar is a squirrel.  Anyway, we just […]

  6. King Tut Until August 31st

    It’s not too late!  Teachers have until August 31st to take advantage of the King Tut exhibit at the Discovery Times Square Exposition on 44th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues.  Every TUESDAY, if you purchase 1 ticket, you get 1 ticket FREE with a valid teacher ID. 

  7. Back By Popular Demand – Back-to-School Day of Discovery at Cablevision

    The response was soooooooooooo overwhelming for the Day of Discovery that we are now opening registration for a SECOND Day of Discovery. Due to the overwhelming response for our first event on August 24th, Discovery Education and Cablevision’s Power to Learn are pleased to announce a second Back?to?School Day of Discovery at Cablevision’s Headquarters in […]

  8. Are You ISTE Bound?

    Passing this along from ISTE: Are you a veteran of ISTE Conferences and willing to share? Are you a newbie to ISTE 2010? Do you have questions? Do you want hints and tips from the vets of ISTE Conferences? If the answer is YES to any of these questions please join us at Red Rocks […]

  9. Come Get Your Groove On! Concert at ISTE Denver Metaverse

    Hot of the press, and shared with you! Thursday, June 10, 2010, 5 PM SLT/8PM Eastern Tracer Mankind performs in ISTE Denver Metaverse Celebrate summer… celebrate ISTE 2010 conference…celebrate ISTE Denver Metaverse! Come early and stay late! Explore the ISTE Denver conference build in SL, visit with friends, and listen to Tracer Mankind concert at […]

  10. Helen Keller Day in Second Life ™

    Virtual Helping Hands is hosting Helen Keller Day in Second Life on June19th. “Named for a true innovator in accessibility, Helen Keller Day is a community-event that explores how and why to employ, educate, entertain, and engage everyone through virtual worlds.” If you would like to find out more (the wheres, the hows, the whats), […]