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Double Dutch Treat

Looking for something to do in NYC this coming week?  Then check out the showing of "Doubletine" at the TriBeCa Film Festival. These program notes were taken directly from their website: If seeing is believing, watching these kids Double Dutch elicits double-takes and disbelief. Chronicling the world of competitive jump roping, this energetic documentary follows

In Memory Of…

It is with a heavy heart that I write/share this post with you… To honor those killed in the tragedy at Virginia Tech, DEN has changed its color scheme for the blogs to orange and maroon. Steve D. (via Kevin Johnson) has shared the following: Virginia Tech family members across the country have united to

It's Gonna Be Outta This World!

DEN has put together the ‘Earth and Space Virtual Project’, a six-week project enabling your students to collaborate with classrooms from across the country.  Not only will your students be engaged in a series of challenges, known as ‘DEN Missions’, but they’ll be able to attend a number of webinar (1 p.m. EST) tutorials focusing

A BANG for your Buck

And best of all it’s ***FREE***!!! What am I talking about?  Why DEN’s EdTechConnect webinars of course!  I just finished an hour with Lance as he presented UnitedStreaming 24/7 and let me tell you I’d get that man to pack my suitcase any day (referring, of course, to how information he can ‘pack’ in an

Did You Get Your Confirmation?

Confirmation of National Institutes If you have already applied, you should have received a confirmation email.  If you have not, please email Jannita at Jannita_Demian@discovery.com ASAP. Good Luck!  We are looking forward to seeing you at the institutes! ‘Stay Tuned and Stay Connected!’

My Wallet

Just thought I’d give you a peek (and an incentive to get your images to me) of what’s in my ‘wallet’ that is techie in nature. I’ve got my flash drive (compliments of Discovery Education, of course!), my Exilim camera for those spur-of-the Kodak (in this case, Casio) moments, my cell phone, my Olympus digital

Friday the 13th

No this isn’t a ‘scary’ post.  I just want to make sure that our New York DEN members are ‘gently’ reminded that this Friday is the deadline to apply for the DEN National Institutes for Summer 2007. Look at the fabulous locations in store for us this summer: Discovery Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD during

What's in Your "Wallet"?

Yeah, I thought that title would get your attention!  (Actually, it’s a take on a credit card ad.) I was reading the Fall 2006 (I know, I know…I’m a little behind in my reading.) issue of Savvy, the magazine put out by Women in Technology International and ran across a blurb on technology gadget ownership

Meet Your New York Leadership Council

WELCOME!!!  I understand that we (this blog) is going *L*I*V*E* on Wednesday!  That’s soooo exciting.  I’d like to take this post to introduce you to your New York Leadership Council: (drumroll please!) Starring:  Loren Nowak – Chair and co-starring: Dahlia McGregor (as the co-Chair for the downstate/NYC area) (applause, applause) and featuring: Jeanine Rousseau as

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