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What Do Your Students Know About Google? Part 2

What Do Your Students Know About Google? Part 2

Advanced Search under “Search Picking up where I left off on my last post, What Do Your Students Know About Google, Jennifer Brinson toured Google’s main menu features. Let’s continue with NEWS. If you are, for example, researching STEM cells, you have the option to create an ADVANCED NEWS SEARCH. The benefits: your results are

Google Sketch Up STEM Webinar

If you are not attending the DEN Leadership Symposium at Bentley University in Waltham, MA, you might want to attend this Google SketchUp STEM Webinar. PA DEN STAR Linda Nitsche delivered a related presentation at PETE&C 2010 and shared a wealth of resources. If you are planning to attend this webinar, in addition to downloading

May Days' Webinars

The DEN has an amazing lineup of webinars to wrap this month of exciting May Days’ webinars. The Science of Food Thursday, May 13, 2010 1 PM ET Register today! Let’s start with a Siemens STEM offering. You do want to check out this wonderful webinars, blogs, and STEM resources that our PA DEN GURU

DEN Opportunities and Deadlines

The poets claim that April is the cruelest month, but those of us in the DEN know April is the BUSIEST month. With that in mind, her is your list of opportunities and deadlines. Upcoming Webinars: Register at: http://community.discoveryeducation.com/webinar. The Way I See It with Dr. Temple Grandin Tuesday, April 13 at 7 PM ET

Geek Logik: How Math Can Solve Your Everyday Problems

Yesterday, Hall Davidson‘s webinar’s design targeted educators. Tonight’s webinar, presented by Garth Sundem focuses on the classroom. Can I whet your math appetite? Register now and please join us tonight at 7 PM (ET). Self-professed math geek and author of Geek Logik Garth Sundem will use humor to show students how they can use math

Using Technology to Create New Knowledge

Please join us and register today! From the Siemens STEM Academy comes a great webinar Monday, March 8, 2010, at 7 PM (ET). Our very own inimical Hall Davidson is the presenter, and that alone should pack the virtual house. Here’s another reason (well, several) why you should attend this webinar (it’s not all about

Great DEN Doings

There’s so much going on in the DEN and Discovery. Here’s your to-do list for the next week. My favorite (since I cannot do the Institute with a baby cria hitting the ground in early June) is Take the Stress out of the Test. Very cool ideas. DEN National Institute: Application Opens Next Friday We

10 Ideas 4 Using Tech in the Science Classroom

Patti Duncan, Siemens STEM Academy science coordinator and PA LC Event Chair, presented 10 Ideas 4 Using Tech in the Science Classroom. STAR DEN Kristin Hokanson blogged the session on The Connected Classroom, and Patti captured the USTREAM. Streaming Video by Ustream.TV Talk about multitasking and the power of the DEN! USTREAM #petec2010 Patti Duncan

Beyond the Textbook: Multimedia Einsteins

Among the many hats that Patti Duncan wears, in the summer she teaches young boys in a Science Camp doing hands-on activities. Recently, Discovery has her on the road doing PD for science teachers and is home about 3 days a month (she’s even been to Anchorage). Her switch from the science world to the

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