Posts By Nancy Sharoff

  1. Save the Date – September 30th

    Join us this Wednesday as Smellslike Magic (Mike Bryant – RL) presents ‘Power to the Students:  Student Access for Discovery Education Streaming’.   Join us to learn all about Student Access to Discovery Education’s services.  We’ll dive into the Classroom Manager and Student; showcasing the many ways you can easily assign Discovery resources to your students. […]

  2. Save the Date – September 30th

    Join us on Wednesday, September 30th as Smellslike Magic (aka Mike Bryant – RL) presents, ‘Power to the Students: Student Access for Discovery Education Streaming’. Join us to learn all about Student Access to Discovery Education’s services. We’ll dive into the Classroom Manager and Student; showcasing the many ways you can easily assign Discovery resources […]

  3. It's a Wrap – Creative Online Projects for PreK – 6th Classrooms

          Macsmom Alcott (Jennifer Wagner – RL) of www.jenuinetech.com presented on creative online projects for the PreK-6th classroom.        Why does Macsmom do projects (and why should you consider doing online projects)? 1.    Creativity – projects breath new life into lessons 2.    Collaboration – let’s face it, we all work better when we work […]

  4. Save the Date – September 16th

    The DEN in SL is thrilled to have Macsmom Alcott (Jen Wagner – RL) shareing her ‘Online Projects for PreK-6′. Jenuinetech.com‘s 2009/2010 year of projects have just begun.  Come and hear about three current projects!!  All projects come with worksheets, expansion ideas, standards, and the opportunity to collaborate with classrooms all over the USA and […]

  5. Save the Date – September 2nd

    Join us this Wednesday for “Chatting it Up with EdTechTalk.”  Presenters include: Leesa Biedermann (Lisa Parisi) Edith Halderman (Lisa Durff) and Hoser Rhode (Jose Rodriguez) EdTechTalk is the premiere online site for free live shows by educators for educators. This home-grown webcasting site has weekly shows dealing with a variety of educational issues.  Come learn […]

  6. Is it Botox? Nah….It's Just a Facelift!

    If you haven’t been in Second Life lately, you’re in for a pleasant surprise — Second Life just got a ‘facelift’.  I suggest you head on over and see for yourself, but if you want to find out what has changed, head on over to the Second Life blog.  I think you’ll be pleased with […]

  7. Gentle Reminder – Get Your 'Og On! Rescheduled

    Unfortunately this workshop will need to be rescheduled. Please watch for it being offered at a date coming up soon. Please join us for Predator/Prey The Hunt for Freebies at the same time. Join us as we ‘Get Our Ogs On!’ as Clio Jacobus (Jennifer Dorman – RL) shares about blogs, glogs and vlogs.  And […]

  8. Gentle Reminder – Pack Your Curiosity and GO!

    Don’t forget to join us as Demb Oh (Steve Dembo – RL) and other ‘pioneers’ regale us with their experiences on Discovery Student Adventures.  Three trips, nine teachers, 36 students, and the adventure of a lifetime!  Two of the three pilot trips for Discovery Student Adventures have now concluded, and have we got some stories […]

  9. Gentle Reminder – Newbie Workshop

    Did you check out the SL Playground at NECC?  Did you create an avatar and venture inworld?  Do you still have questions (don’t worry, we all STILL have questions! LOL)  Stop on by tomorrow.  We’ll be around to help new avatars.  Just come and we’ll answer your questions and give you tips and tricks to […]

  10. GREAT Opportunity!!!

    As some of you might know, the DEN in SL is situated on one of the EduIslands.  What you might not know is that we have an absolutely wonderful and fabulous ‘landlord’, Fleet — if you’ve attended one of our major galas you might have seen him around, he’s that adorable squirrel avatar.  ANYWAYS…………………….  I […]

  11. Mark Your Calendar – July 15th

    Three trips, nine teachers, 36 students, and the adventure of a lifetime!  Two of the three pilot trips for Discovery Student Adventures have now concluded, and have we got some stories to tell!  From the Australian outback to the African bush, come see what happened to STAR Discovery Educators as they journeyed around the world […]

  12. Mark Your Calendar – Newbie Workshop

    We have a lot of newcomers to Second Life and as such the DEN in SL will be hosting another Newbie Workshop.  We’ll be around to help new avatars. Just come and we’ll answer your questions and give you tips and tricks to make your SL experience a success. We look forward to seeing you […]

  13. Gentle Reminder – June 22nd

    Join Riptide Furse and others on Monday, June 22nd, who are from the Washington DC area and can help with your questions, concerns and general tidbits about how to make the most of your visit to the Nation’s Capital. We’ll go over last minute things to pack. A few hidden secrets of what to see, […]

  14. Gentle Reminder – June 18th

    UPDATE!!! We’ll be doing this ‘NECC Newbie’ session with ISTE.  We’ll be meeting here. Don’t forget to join us for a ‘NECC Newbie’ session. If you’ve got questions or if you’ve ‘been there, done that’, then please join us tonight, Sunday, June 14th and Thursday, June 18th as the DEN in SL hosts a ‘NECC […]

  15. June 14th and 18th – NECC Newbie

    Can you believe that NECC 2009 is just a couple of weeks away?!?!  Are you packed yet?  Is your planner brimming with conflicting sessions (I know mine is!)?  Are you already hyperventilating from the thought of navigating the conference center?  And how and when will you get to visit all the exhibitor’s booths?  If you’ve […]

  16. It's a Wrap! – Ideas for a Greener Tech

    Yesterday’s workshop presented by Augustine Writer was extremely colorful!  Green colorful that is!  The focus was on tips to make your technology ‘go green’. Tip #1 – Try using Blackle instead of Google for your search.   Seems that the black background requires less power than a white background.  (Hmmmmm, wonder if that applies to […]

  17. Gentle Reminder – June 10th

    Augustine Writer (Lance Rougeux – RL), presents ‘More and Muir Tech Tips for Teaching About a Greener Tomorrow’.  Let’s face it, the green revolution is here and our students are helping to lead this movement.  Sustainability is an engaging topic for every grade level and subject area.  Join us, this Wednesday, to find out how […]

  18. Gentle Reminder – June 3rd

    Join us Wednesday night as Smellslike Magic  (Mike Bryant – DEN Manager RL)  presents, “Discover the UnDiscovered”.  We’ll get a quick look at recent additions to Discovery Education streaming and a preview of the many exciting additions happening this summer. As always, 5 p.m. SLT (7 p.m. CST, 8 p.m. EST)

  19. Save the Date – June 3rd

    Come and join us as we begin our Summer Series of Wednesday Workshops!  We’ll be kickin’ off the season with Smellslike Magic  (Mike Bryant – DEN Manager RL) as he presents, “Discover the UnDiscovered”.  Smellslike will give us a quick look at recent additions to Discovery Education streaming and a preview of the many exciting […]

  20. Gentle Reminder – May 27th

    Don’t forget to join us this evening (5 p.m. SLT, 7 p.m. CST, 8 p.m. EST) as Pennelope Riggles (Creative Director for the Smithsonian LatinoVirtual Museum in Second Life and DEN STAR educator Telos String give us aguided tour of the new museum and discussion on the current development of an interactive in-world game on […]

  21. Gentle Reminder – May 13th

    Join us on Wednesday, May 13th as Brad Draken (Brad Fountain – RL) presents, “Sleuthing with Discovery Education Science”. With Discovery’s new program “Investigation Discovery” could there be a better time to learn about Discovery Education Science?  In addition to learning about the great curriculum resources, we will work with the Science Sleuths application, which […]

  22. Save the Date – May 13th

    Join us on Wednesday, May 13th as Brad Draken (Brad Fountain – RL) presents, “Sleuthing with Discovery Education Science”. If you love Discovery Education streaming, you must experience how Discovery Education Science takes teaching with multimedia to an entirely new level.  Through connecting hands-on experiments with amazing flash based interactives and other multimedia content students […]