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Start The New Year With Technology

Start The New Year With Technology

I was on Pinterest the other night just looking through classroom pins and, of course, many teachers were pinning ideas for the beginning of the school year.  But what became apparent to me was that none of the ideas that I saw used any technology, but each idea could so easily be transformed into a technology-rich lesson.  (Don’t

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STARs: Tip-Toe Through the DE Techbook

Discovery Education is giving STARS exclusive access to the New Techbook! Not only can you surf the Techbook to discover all the great resources and tools for you and your students, but Discovery Education Team will give you a complete tour, showing features that you otherwise would maybe overlook if  browsing the Techbook on your

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Geocaching: “The Sport Where You Are The Search Engine”

Geocaching for Educators In prepping for a geocaching event at SHS with DEN STAR Jennifer Brinson, I did my homework by checking DEN STARS who are known as the gurus of geocaching, Bridget Belardi, Chris Champion, and Kristin Hokanson. In the process, Champion shared with me the Creative Commons site that Hokanson and he created

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DENSI Project: Using Discovery Resources in a Wiki

This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from Maryland STAR Discovery Educators, Carmella Doty and Renee Henderson on Using Discovery Resources in a Wiki. All Discovery Educators have access to the DENSI projects and more via the

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DENSI Project: Using DE Videos on Portable Devices

This year at the DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), participants created projects to be included as professional development assets for use by Discovery Educators. Here’s one from Wisconsin STAR Discovery Educator, Karie Huttner. Discovery Educators have access to the DENSI projects and more via the Educator Resources section. Simply search for DENSI2010.

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Special Webinar with Betselling Canadian Author Don Tapscott

  Bestselling author, Don Tapscott, adjunct Professor of Management at the University of Toronto, hosts a special Webinar, part of EdTechConnect Webinar series, where he will discuss MacroWikinomics, its impact on the world of education and the implications it holds for the future. MacroWikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World is the sequal to the groundbreaking

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Hey, There’s an App for That!

Yesterday, Discovery Education hit the iTunes App store with U.S. Geography by Discovery Education. The app is intended for 5th grade students studying U.S. Geography in the classroom, but is enjoyable and informative for people of all ages. Available through the App Store, the U.S. Geography by Discovery Education app offers educators and students videos,

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