Tag Archives: Tips and Tricks

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Streamathon 2010

Streamathon 2010

Mark your calendar!   Next Tuesday, September 14, 2010, is the 5th annual Discovery Education Streamathon.   Community Manager Steve Dembo, Discovery Educator Network Directors Justin Karkow and Matt Monjan, have put together 10 hours of information-packed sessions that will provide strategies for integrating digital content into your curriculum.   Join Online any time from

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Science Fair Central

Science Fair. Mutter those words to students and they will either jump for joy or groan. Mention the words to parents and they often will groan louder. Somehow over the years science fair has gotten a bad name. Could it be that students are expected to conduct an experiment at home with little time spent

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Let's Build Something Together – Writing Prompt Builder

Ok so here we are on Friday and, as promised, here is the third of three postings on The Builders (Assignment, Quiz and Writing Prompt). Today we’re going to tackle the Writing Prompt Builder. The Writing Prompt Builder is a tool that allows you to tie together any image that you find on unitedstreaming with

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Let's Build Something Together – Quiz Builder

True or False – within unitedstreaming you can find three great tools to help you integrate technology into the classroom? True of course!  Way to go you passed the Pop Quiz! And speaking of Pop Quizzes – let’s dive a little deeper into unitedstreaming’s Quiz Builder. The Quiz Builder is a tool that allows you

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Let's Build Something Together – Assignment Builder

As you all know by now unitedstreaming is much more than a video library.  It is also full of tools and applications that you can use in the classroom. This week we’re going to tackle three of those tools, the Assignment Builder, the Quiz Builder, and the Writing Prompt Builder. Let’s start by saying right

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ToonDoo

I posted this on my personal blog and wanted to share it with all my DEN friends as well. It never fails, after I click publish something REALLY COOL comes up. Again, thanks to Tech Crunch for showing this off. As described on their website, “ToonDoo is a wacky way to get creative with comics.

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Tuesday's Tips and Tricks

Have you ever wondered how to increase the size of the close captioning text when viewing it full screen?  This tip comes to us via Jeff Smith at the Erie County Technical School in Pennsylvania. Increasing the Close Caption Text SizeWhen using closed captioning, the text may not be as large as you would like

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Implementation

There is a very important team in Bethesda, MD that works with our teachers and tech coordinators to help make sure that unitedstreaming is running smoothly and to answer any questions. They have helped me in more ways than I can count and are just awesome! They are the ones who put together those GREAT

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