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What Do Your Students Know About Google? Part 3

What Do Your Students Know About Google? Part 3

Remember, you can change your background If you have never dug deeper than the more feature on Google, you are in for a pleasant surprise with the even more category at the end or the drop down menu. Clicking it takes you to a different world of applications, and that’s where the real fun begins.

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What Do Your Students Know About Google?

Jen Brinson: Google Apps ~ More & Even More Did you know that last month the United States government conducted 4200 Google searches? Do you wonder what they did before Google? On that note, Jennifer Brinson, STAR DEN Leadership Council Events Member and Salisbury High School‘s Instructional Coach, spent the day teaching my 10th and

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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

On Monday, October 18th schools across the country will be celebrating 50 days until the 50th anniversary of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in the far northeastern corner of Alaska by flying kites (mark your calendar for the Refuge’s anniversary on December 6th!). And they would love to have your students be a part of

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Registration Open for FREE CECA Pre-Conference Day of Discovery, Saturday, October 16, 2010

Discovery Education, Glastonbury Public Schools, and the Connecticut DEN Leadership Council are proud to present a CECA Pre-Conference Day of Discovery at Smith Middle School in Glastonbury, CT on October 16, 2010. Designed specifically for Connecticut educators, this exciting and interactive day of professional development will highlight creative ways to engage students and invigorate curriculum

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Dr. Larry Rosen ~ Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and the Way They Learn

From Discovery Education comes yet another great webinar in their EdTechConnect series featuring Larry D. Rosen, Ph.D. on what parents and educators should expect, socially and academically, from their wired children and adolescents? Virtual attendees include continental United States and Australia. Nice global representation for this hour’s foray into understanding the rewired iGeneration with over

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Free History Poster

Teaching History is giving away a poster for teachers. This colorful Historical Thinking Poster illustrates use of primary and secondary sources as if you are solving a mystery. This poster also includes questions students should ask when reading primary source documents. Tips for locating reliable secondary sources are also included in the double-sided poster. There

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Adventures in Parenting Week: September 13 – 17, 2010

Discovery Health Adventures in Parenting: A Must View! From my favorite classroom and beyond professional development resource, and a site I just love to visit because of its daily relevance, Discovery Health offers a wonderful resource for parents and educators alike, Adventures in Parenting. This site is my safety net in the classroom because everything

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PD from DE: What a Week!

White tab for DE Webinar Calendar Webinar Calendar on PA Blog Discovery Education Webinars has its mojo working with a week of terrific professional development opportunities. Your PA bloggers want to make your access easy, so you might want to check our DE Webinars tab on our blog for a complete and updated list of

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A History Lesson

One of the things I like to do is to research the history of the holidays and other special days we celebrate.  With today being Labor Day, I thought I would share what I have learned about this holiday that marks the unofficial end of summer and celebrates the American worker.  As educators, many of

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Streamathon 2010

http://tinyurl.com/3a5fhem If there’s a down side to summer vacation, it would have to be its end.Whether you’ve been to Alaska, Europe, or just camped out in your own back yard, chances are you have at least a week in at school, with or without students. Some of you made life-changing decisions, added or subtracted something

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