Tag archives for Web 2.0 Tools

  1. Virtual Conference Archives Posted

    About the DEN’s Fall Virtual Conference Thousands of educators online and in-person congregated together, as the DEN team went house to ‘house to house’ to explore the many digital treats available to educators today.  During this unique professional development event, attendees had the flexibility to attend online or in-person at one of many regional events […]

  2. Western TN Day of Discovery Still Available

    This Saturday over 100 teachers are scheduled to meet together at St. George’s Independent School located at: 1880 Wolf River Boulevard Collierviille, TN  38017 8:30 to 3:30 There are still spaces available!  You can register here. You can see the agenda for the workshop here as well. This is going to be an exciting day […]

  3. It's Not Too Late!

    Our Punt, Pass, Kick workshop is scheduled for this Saturday, September 19th.  It is not too late to register!  We will cover DE Streaming and Web 2.0 Tools for the Classroom in the half-day session. Don’t fear! You WILL get to see the TN vs. FL game in the afternoon! You can register by following […]

  4. Virtual Conference Live!

    The DEN Virtual Conference is getting ready to launch on Saturday, April 25th.  Hey! That’s NEXT Saturday! The Knoxville Conference will be held at the Sarah Simpson Technology and Professional Development Center.   The Cleveland Conference will be at the Bradley County Schools Board Room. You must register for the Virtual Conference.  This is so we […]

  5. A Movie of our "Movie"ing Experience

    Last Saturday the TN DEN Leadership Council had the pleasure of taking 32 DEN members on an amazing trip down the TN River.  It was a great day of photography training! We began the day in the Think Tank room of the IMAX Theater.  After some brief introductions, Tim did a run down on ways […]

  6. SlideShare Does Video

    One of the limitations of SlideShare has now been eliminated.  According to their last online newsletter, you can now embed videos into SlideShare presentations. SlideShare Newsletter January 2009 via kwout  Once your slideshow and YouTube video have been uploaded to SlideShare, you simply pick the spot in your presentation where you want the video to […]

  7. Finding Great Web2.0 Tools

    At my school, I frequently send out emails and printed tech updates that contain information on some new cool Web2.0 site I discovered.  Naturally, they are all free (teachers don’t have any money).  Without fail, I get more than a few questions that all sound alike, “Where do you find this stuff?”  Usually that’s followed […]

  8. TETC is Just Around the Corner

    The Tennessee Educational Technology Conference (TETC) will be held in Nashville, TN, from December 10 to 12 at the Nashville Convention Center.  This year we have the wonderful opportunity to have THE Hall Davidson as a keynote speaker.  Yes, the DEN’s original Rock Star will be our very special guest.In addition, I just received word […]

  9. DEN 2nd Annual Virtual Conference Announced

    Registration begins today for locally hosted Discovery Education conferences around the country to be held on October 25th.  These conferences combine live workshops conducted by local trainers with online webinars led by the Discovery Educator Network Dream Team.Even if you can’t attend the local event, you can still attend the Virtual Conference online from the […]

  10. DEN Southern Regional Conference Update Part Deux

    This afternoon we took time to look at things other than DE Streaming.  Brad took us through some nifty tricks in PowerPoint.  My favorite was creating a scrolling bar across the bottom of a slide much like the news feeds you see on the cable news shows.  Very simple trick, but it will have your […]

  11. Day of Discovery in Brentwood, TN

    We have finalized the plans for a June “Day of Discovery” at Woodland Middle School (thanks to Principal Fizer and her staff) in Brentwood, TN on Friday, June 20th. Our Day of Discovery is being held in conjunction with the Tennessee Association of Middle Schools (TAMS) state conference at the Cool Springs Marriott. TAMS has […]

  12. Picturing America

    The National Endowment for the Humanities is sponsoring a program called Picturing America.  Schools accepted into the program will receive reproductions of 40 famous paintings by American artists that cover a broad spectrum of history and culture for our country.  In addition, lesson plans are provided to use the artwork as a launching point for […]

  13. PQ Talking Photo Software

    I first saw this over on the Second Life blog. I had to go check it out for myself. And yep, it’s true. You can make a photo appear to talk using PQ Talking Photo Software. For a limited time (to January 15), they are offering the software free to anyone who posts a blog […]

  14. Social Networking Session Highlights

    This session from TETC is titled, “Social Networking: It’s More Than MySpace.” Online social networking differs from non-online in that the boundaries of time and space are removed. Common features of social network sites include: A profile feature A list of friends that are identified as part of your online social network Some type of […]

  15. PingMe Please

    Okay, I am horrible at keeping things written down that I should do. I spent over a hundred dollars on a Franklin Planner. I can’t remember the last time I took it out of the trunk of my car. However, I’ve found a solution that works for me. Enter PingMe. PingMe is a free website […]

  16. Okay, I'm Impressed with Phonevite

    Recently, I set up iGoogle as my homepage on my computer.  I decided to do this so I could have better access to my gmail account, blogs I read, news items, and other such important necessities of life.  I also added a widget that tracks my del.icio.us tags.  I didn’t pay much attention to it […]