1. Day of Discovery at Biltmore!

    Yes, our first ever tri-state Day of Discovery at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC, is officially over.  But the impact of that day continues! Over 140 educators from three states began their day at 8:30 playing DENgo and getting to know one another a little better.  By 9, Jennifer Dorman and Justin Karkow were […]

  2. Virtual Conference 2010

    Spring Virt Con 2010 Connect the Thoughts! Saturday, April 24, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ET Cost?  FREE Register for the virtual sessions     Tennessee is not hosting a live event for the Virtual Conference this spring.  However, the beauty of a Virtual Conference is that you can attend virtually!  Here is a […]

  3. DoD at the Biltmore Live!

    We will be broadcasting live today from the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC!  You can find us on Ustream.TV here.  Here is the agenda for our day: 9:00 – Welcome and Introduction (Justin Karkow and Jennifer Dorman) 9:10 – Spring Forward with Discovery Education (Jennifer Dorman) 10:00 – Back to School in 2010 (Justin Karkow) […]

  4. DEN Apple Store Event a Big Success!

    Today the TN DEN Leadership Council hosted an event at two Apple stores, one in Germantown and the other in Knoxville.  It is fantastic to finally have LC members at both ends of this very wide state! Both events offered basic training in iMovie 09.  Then, personalized instruction was offered from the Apple store staff […]

  5. Apple Events Tomorrow!

    This is just a quick reminder to those who registered and were accepted that our Apple Store Events in Germantown and Knoxville take place tomorrow, March 20th.  Both start at 8 AM in their respective time zones.  If you have questions about tomorrow, please feel free to post them as comments to this post and […]

  6. Summer Institute Announced!

     DEN Summer Institute: Apply Today (This just in from the National Blog.  STAR DEN members are eligible to apply.  Please read all the information in the FAQ page before filling out the application.  It will be most helpful.) The DEN Summer Institute for 2010 will take place from July 18-23, 2010 at Bentley University in […]

  7. Publishing to AudioBoo from an iPhone

    (Cross-posted from Clif’s Notes) As I’ve previously mentioned AudioBoo is a service that makes podcasting and audio blogging a snap. Here’s my quick demonstration. Your “boo” (That’s what they call your audio file) will be uploaded to your AudioBoo profile. You can take a look at my profile page to get an idea of what […]

  8. New Diigo Group for TN DEN Members

    I have been using Diigo as my preferred social bookmarking tool for some time now.  You can see my links here.  It appears that many DEN members also use this site to keep track of websites they find interesting or even indispensable. There is a national DEN Group that was started by Jennifer Dorman, and […]

  9. SciCon 2010 in Knoxville January 9th

    Saturday, January 9, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ETRegister for the live event in Knoxville sponsored by our DEN Leadership Council. Click Here to Register for the Knoxville Event! DEN SCIcon 2010 is an online conference (with a twist) focused on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their science […]

  10. SciCon 2010

      Saturday, January 9, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ET Drop by for an hour or stay for the whole day! It’s virtual and it’s FREE! Register for the online sessions at: http://links.discoveryeducation.com/denscicon or Register for the live event in Knoxville sponsored by our DEN Leadership Council.  Click here to see the list of in-person […]

  11. EdTechConnect Tonight

    EdTechConnect with Gail Lovely Webinar – Tools for Engagement and Collaboration in the Elementary Grades.  December 16 at 7 PM EST. In the session we will explore online tools and the powerful ways they can be used to engage young students in learning environments and activities. The emphasis will be on collaboration and curriculum integration. […]

  12. WolframAlpha

    If you haven’t tried WolframAlpha, you really need to head over there immediately after reading this post. The great thing about this site is its ease of finding computational data.  Do you have an algebraic equation you need solved?  Type it in the search box and watch the magic happen.  Ask for the population of […]

  13. More From Alan November

    One of the great things about an Alan November keynote is that he gives you more questions to consider than he does answers.  Perhaps that the sign of a good teacher.  Hmmm.  So, here are some random thoughts I jotted down in my notes while Alan was speaking at the Mid-South Technology Conference last week […]