1. Bits and Pieces from NYSCATE

    This past Saturday through tomorrow is the New York State Computers and Technology in Education conference. In keeping with the theme of “Sharing the Responsibility of Tomorrow”, I wanted to share with you some useful resources I learned about. Check out these Wild Wacky Worthy Web 2.0 Tools at http://wildwackyworthy.wikispaces.com/. Some of the tools you will  find  on this […]

  2. Clear Off Your Plans for This Evening! It’s Global Education Conference Time!

    If you don’t already know it, Steve Hargadon and Lucy Gray have assembled an UNBELIEVABLE line-up for the Global Education Conference which is currently going on (November 15 – 19, 2010), it’s online and free.  Check out the numbers:  370 sessions from 62 countries!  63 keynote speakers!  219 moderator volunteers have signed up to help […]

  3. Global Education Conference

    Starting tomorrow, the amazing Global Education Conference will be running for the whole week.  This conference is totally free, totally online, and totally accessible to us all. From the GEC site: “The 2010 Global Education Conference is being held November 15 – 19, 2010, online and free.  Sessions will take place in multiple time zones and multiple […]

  4. Edmodo in the Classroom

    This summer, I was reintroduced to Edmodo at the DEN LC Symposium.  I first learned about Edmodo at another conference but never saw it as more than another Twitter and I didn’t see the point.  But at the symposium, we actually used it.  We created small groups for each session, had discussions, added links, made connections, […]

  5. Tech or Treat Virtual Conference Live Event

    Tech or Treat: Fall Virtual Conference ( N.Y. )Join us for a free day of professional development and networking as you “Tech or Treat” with the Discovery Educator Network.Participants Will Leave With:-Exploration of the rich variety of digital content available within Discovery Education..-Integration strategies and exemplar learning experiences to bring digital content alive in your […]

  6. October Webinars

    In New York, October brings changing leaves, lighting fires in fireplaces and stoves, apple picking, and new DEN webinars.  Come join us for some informational webinars and learn how to use DE streaming, get an introduction to the Administrator site, learn about Student Access, and explore the Builder Tools and Teacher Center in depth. You can […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. Streamathon 2010 Archived

    Did you enjoy the DE Streamathon?  Of course you did!  But just on the off chance that you didn’t attend all ten hoursworth of webinars, we’ve archived them all and have posted them on the Streamathon 2010 page.  So head over there and check out some of your favorite presentations as shared by some of your favorite presenters […]

  9. King Tut Free Open House

    FREE Open House for Educators and Administrators! We invite you and a guest to preview the King Tut Exhibition. Please follow the RSVP instructions below.  We look forward to meeting you!DATE: Tuesday, Sept. 21TIME:  4-9:30 pm (last entry by 8pm)LOCATION:  Discovery Times Square Exposition, 226 West 44th Street, NYC (between 7th and 8th Avenues)NOTE: For complimentary admission, you must RSVP […]

  10. 5th Annual Discovery Education Streamathon

    The 5th annual Discovery Education Streamathon is September 14, 2010. There is a full day of information-packed sessions on how to integrate DE streaming and the newest online technologies used by today’s media-savvy students into classroom instruction. Come join us in the learning! The link to register is: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/streamathon2010 Here’s the schedule…. Come for an hour […]

  11. NY Heads Back to School

     Discovery provides teachers, students and parents and the entire school community with all kinds of tools for a successful school year. From clip art  and homework help, to eating healthy and being safe; Discovery’s  Classroom Resources and Homework help make going back to school fun! Check out these free resources at http://school.discoveryeducation.com/index.html.“Clip art licensed from […]

  12. Webinar with Build it Bigger's Danny Forster

    Mark your calendars! At 1pm ET on Monday, September 13thDanny Forster from the Science Channel’s Build It Bigger is joining us for a special webinar event “A New Way to Look at Architecture.” Danny loves architecture, from the curve of a building’s roof line to the mathematics at its foundation, and he’s excited to share! As the host […]

  13. 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 […]

  14. 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 […]

  15. Digital Classroom Media from Vital NY Teacher's Domain

    Vital NY Teachers Domain  is a repository of public television resources. The resources include videos, audio, images, Flash interactives, documents, lesson plans and more.  The resources are aligned to the NY State Learning Standards and Core Curriculum.  You can organize the content within ”My Folders” and “My Groups”  and easily share with colleagues.Click Here to register for […]

  16. 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 […]

  17. 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.