Tag archives for Presentation

  1. METC14 Resources & Presentations

    I had the good fortune of visiting St. Louis, Missouri last week for their Midwest Education Technology Conference (#METC14).  Below are the presentations and resources I shared in my sessions.  Thanks for sharing them with your colleagues!   Spelunking for Resources – Free Tools from Discovery Education   Shared Intelligence – Building your PLN with […]

  2. Who Am I?


    Who Am I is a great activity for students.  This activity requires students to synthesize their learning into several concise statements which build upon one another.   The result is an activity for one of their peers to solve too. Try this creative way for students to demonstrate what they have learned.   How? Decide how many clues the students […]

  3. Tech Tip of the Week:How to embed DE videos in PowerPoint!

    Did you know that you can download Discovery Education videos for use in your classroom PowerPoint presentations? In recent years, embedding DE videos in PowerPoint has become one of the most popular uses of our content for student users. It’s quick and easy to do! First, locate the video you want to use, and verify […]

  4. It's A Wrap – The Virtual Pioneers- Exploring History Through Virtual Worlds

    Wowie kazowie! If you weren’t able to join us last night, you missed a great presentation that included field trips to places in Second Life that I have never seen before. Spiff Whitfield introduced many of us to The Virtual Pioneers. They are a group located on sim Lighthouse Learning in the Wnyric building. They […]

  5. Book Talk – Brain Rules

    I am thrilled to announce a new Book Talk series.  During the month of October we will be discussing John Medina’s ‘Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School’.  I’m giving you the ‘heads up’ now so you will have plenty of time to order the book and read it.  […]

  6. Inside Moodle – Cal Kjeller

    This is a cross post from my personal blog AKA Riptide Furse with a bit more added. Cal did a great job last night. He has shared his slideshow with everyone at the following link http://hostmyclass.net/insidemoodle/inside_moodle_second_lilfe_040908_2008.html Learning about Moodle WOW Cal Kjeller is doing a great job showing people Moodle at the Discovery Educator Network […]