Posts By Nicole Gray

  1. EdTechConnect Series – Tim Magnar…

    On Wednesday, Sept. 17th at 7pm EST, EdTechConnect will be kicking off their monthly EdTechConnect series with none other than the Director of the Office of Educational Technology, Tim Magnar.  Tim coordinates the development and implementation of the Department’s educational technology policies.  Many will remember his presentation at NECC 2007 where he outlined what School 2.0 would look […]

  2. Discovery Education and Wilkes University

    Did you know that Discovery Educatin is teaming up with Wilkes University for an Online Master’s Degree in Instructional Media The online master of science degree in instructional media is a joint effort of Wilkes University and Discovery Education. This 30-credit program in instructional media will prepare teachers to engage today’s students in learning through […]

  3. Back to School!

    As we prepare for our students to return, just thought we’d share some wonderful resources from our very own NCWiseOwl website and other Back to School sites.  Add a comment and share a great resource that you use!! – August Featured Websites – September Featured Websites – Top 20 Professional Websites Resources from Discovery Educators and […]

  4. More Web 2.0

    Some of my wonderful teammates added more web 2.0 resources (Onslow County Tech Facilitators are awesome!)  Check out the newly added links.  Can you think of any more to add?  Post a comment and let us know… A-Animoto, Audacity B-Blabberize, blogger, Blackboard, Beautiful Society, Bubbleshare C-Comics Sketch, Comic Life , Chatzy, chats, Digg, Doodle E-Evernote, Edublogger, Elluminate, […]

  5. ABC's of Web 2.0

    How many of these do you know?? A-Animoto B-Blabberize C-Comics Sketch E-Evernote G-Google Even More H-Hotchalk I- itunes J- Jott K -Kerpoof I -Levelator – post production podcast clean up M-Mogulus N-Ning O-Our Story P-PBWiki Q-Quizlet R-RSSfwd S-Skype T-Twitter U-Ustream V – VoiceThread W-Wetpaint X-Xoost – a great new search engine Y-Yelp […]

  6. Discovery Educator Network – National Institute

    WOW!!  The National Institute for DEN STAR educators is this week in Silver Springs, MD at Discovery’s Headquarters!  The Institute is PHENOMINAL!!  What a treat – from Hall Davidson’s amazing tips for adding media/streaming into Google Earth to Steve Dembo’s animated keynote on the wonderful, free social networking, video broadcasting, & web 2.0 resources (such […]

  7. Discovery's Planet Green

    How big is your carbon footprint???  Have you heard about Discovery’s Planet Green –   Check out Discovery’s global initiative that includes a television network, interactive tools and “how-to” resources. Planet Green is the first and only 24-hour eco-lifestyle television network with a robust online presence and community. Launched in June 2008, our on-air content reaches 50 million […]

  8. North Carolina's Project K-nect at NECC 2008

      Another great year at NECC – there are so many great sessions this week.  For me, it started off even before reaching San Antonio.  On my connecting flight from North Carolina (in Atlanta), we were in line with Kathy Schrock – WOW…an honest to goodness techno-star!!! And then today, I had the pleasure of attending a wonderful exhibitor’s session […]

  9. NECC 2008 is around the corner…Will You Be There?

    So who’s heading to San Antonio??  Any session in particular you want to attend?  Maybe you want to hear North Carolina’s very own, David Warlick talk about “Our Students  Our World” or Kathy Schrock discuss online communities.  You can’t miss Alan November’s session on designing rigorous and globally connected assignments or Tammy Worcester’s integrated technology projects.   […]

  10. NC Revamps Computer Skills Test

    Framework for Change: The Next Generation of Assessments and Accountability North Carolina educators…have you heard the latest news on the NC Computer Skills??  The current NC computer skills test is to be reviewed and revised to ensure it measures 21st century ICT literacy, including understanding of systems of technology. The testing window for students to […]

  11. You wanted more videos…you got more videos!!!

    Have you heard?????  This week Discovery Education announced the beginning of an initiative to expand their extensive media library of its premier product:  Discovery Education streaming. By the end of 2008, Discovery Education will grow Discovery Education streaming’s digital library, already the largest digital media library available to educators anywhere, to more than 5,000 videos, an […]