Tag archives for FYI

  1. Free BrainPop Webinars

    BrainPop is holding weekly webinars, taking place every Wednesday at 4:30 pm EDT.  These webinars offer some great ideas for using video in the classroom.“This month, special guests cover a range of topics beginning with “Student Teachers: Using BrainPOP for Studying for Certification Tests” (May 5). Next up is “Special Tactics for Adapting Resourceful Tools” (May […]

  2. Dyslexia Lecture

       The International Dyslexia Association-New York and Parents in Action are co-sponsoring a lecture about dyslexia in Manhattan on June 2, 2010.  The discussion topics are “Dyslexia and Creativity: Two Sides of the Same Coin” and “A Conversation About Living with Dyslexia and ADD.”  Educators should benefit from hearing about some of the students we encounter […]

  3. ISTE Web 2.0 Toolkit

    ISTE has been posting a monthly information blog about various Web 2.0 tools.  They started with Google in January, moved into podcasting for February, and privacy issues for March.  They plan on posting one per month.  This is a great resource for all of us who use Web 2.0 tools.  You must be a member […]

  4. PBS Teachers Webinars

    Two great webinars are scheduled for the beginning of April.  The first is April 5th, Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day.  The second is on April 7th, A Fresh Look at Teaching the Diary of Anne Frank.  These webinars are free, open to any K-12 educators.For more information, go to the PBS Teachers website.  You […]

  5. Mystic Seaport Educator's Weekend

    On April 10th and 11th, the Mystic Seaport: Museum of America and the Seas is having an Educator’s Weekend.  From 9 -5 each day, educators and their families are admitted for free to check out the venue for possible field trips.  What a great way to take your family on an outing and learn about […]

  6. SUNY Conference on Instructional Technologies

    Registration is now open for the 19th Annual Conference on Instructional Technologies (CIT 2010).  SUNY CIT brings together faculty and instructional support professionals, providing them with an opportunity to share experiences and expertise, discuss common problems, brainstorm solutions, and explore innovative avenues for improving the learning environment with technology. The conference theme is Classroom, Continents […]

  7. DEN Spring Training 2010

    There’s great excitement happening with the DEN.  DEN Spring Training 2010! As originally posted by Lance Rougeux, on the National DEN blog, STAR Discovery Educators have from now until May 21st to show how active they are in the DEN.  Let’s see if we can get all our New York DEN STARs to become Hall of […]

  8. Discovery Education Streaming in Times Square!

    The Discovery Education team is proud to present its streaming overview and training series at the Discovery Times Square Exposition! Come and learn new ways to use and embed Discovery Education streaming media into your curriculum and then go explore media in a whole new way by visiting the Titanic, DiVinci, and, coming soon, the […]

  9. Brace for Impact Screening in NYC

    *Originally posted on the National DEN blog by Lance Rougeux   We have 8 tickets to give away to STAR Discovery Educators for the world premiere screening of Brace for Impact: The story behind the miraculous landing of U.S. Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson. Tuesday, January 5 at 6:30 pmThe Walter Reade Theater70 Lincoln Center Plaza […]

  10. Live Event for the DEN SciCon

    The DEN SciCon is coming soon!January 9th the DEN is hosting a wonderful online conference.“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 classes through the meaningful and effective integration of digital media content.”For our New York area DEN […]

  11. NEH Summer Professional Development Opportunities

    Wondering how to spend your summer?  Looking for some great professional development opportunities?  The NEH (National Endowment for Humanities) is sponsoring teachers for it’s week long history professional development workshop this summer. The workshops center around a time and place in history.  They take place all around the country, depending on the topic. Click here […]

  12. King Tut Returns to NYC

    Don’t miss this great opportunity from National Geographic: TUTANKHAMUN AND THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE PHAROAHS April 2010 – January 2011 Witness over 130 priceless objects from the tomb of King Tut and other Egyptian pharoahs…See the iconic coffinette constructed out of gold and semi-precious jewels…Learn about the discovery and excavation of Tut’s tomb and the mystery […]

  13. Leonardo DaVinci's Workshop – Free Premiere

    Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity for DEN Educators! Presenting Leonardo DaVinci’s Workshop A Free Premiere for DEN Educators. Discovery Times Square Exposition 226 West 44th Street Monday, Nov. 30th from 4 – 10p for a Free Preview of this World Premier Exhibit! Plus, book your class field trip and receive: • Discounted student tickets just […]

  14. The Celebration of Teaching and Learning

    The fifth annual Celebration of Teaching and Learning is coming back to Manhattan. This amazing two day conference, run by Channel 13 for tri-state area teachers, has top speakers, amazing presentations, wonderful workshops, and incredible sponsors.  This is the conference that got me started on my journey into educational technology.  Although an expensive conference, it […]

  15. SPECIAL STUDENT GROUP OFFERS FOR DISCOVERY EDUCATORS!

    Discovery is pleased to extend educators a special offer for your student groups to the Discovery Times Square Exposition in NYC now featuring Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition and Da Vinci’s Workshop: Inventor, Artist, Dreamer. – Student Tickets just $14 plus receive 1 free chaperon ticket with every 10 tickets purchased – Free downloadable teachers guides […]

  16. National Geographic Student Summit

    “What if your students could experience the nation’s capital through the eyes of a National Geographic explorer, scientist, or photojournalist? They might capture the character of the city through a camera’s lens or interview a park ranger and get his perspective on preserving our national monuments.” Middle School and High School classes have an opportunity […]

  17. NNYLN Choices/Challenges

    The Northern New York Library Network is hosting a 2009 Conference: “Choices & Challenges” on October 5 and 6, 2009 at the Cheel Center, Clarkson University, Potsdam. The special pricing for all attendees is $40.00 for the entire conference, or $25.00 per day. There are sessions about Digitization, gaming, and Digitizing History.  To find out […]

  18. Summer School Archives

    *Originally Written and Posted on the DEN blog by Steve Dembo We’ve been busy converting and uploading all the archives from our incredible Summer School webinar series. While we still have quite a few to go, nearly half the webinars have been posted and are ready for you to download and share them with others! […]