Tag archives for Web-Tech

  1. Microsoft Excel For Educators: Segment 4

    Welcome all to a new week of Excel for Educators where I’ve tried to take some of the things that I do in my work with the Analytics, Research and Evaluation team here at Discovery Education and frame them in the perspective of the classroom teacher, and then divide them into 15-20 minute segments. This […]

  2. Microsoft Excel For Educators: Segment 3

    Welcome all to a new week of Excel for Educators where I’ve tried to take some of the things that I do in my work with the Analytics, Research and Evaluation team here at Discovery Education and frame them in the perspective of the classroom teacher, and then divide them into 15-20 minute segments. This […]

  3. Microsoft Excel For Educators: Segment 2

    Welcome all to a new week of Excel for Educators where I’ve tried to take some of the things that I do in my work with the Analytics, Research and Evaluation team here at Discovery Education and frame them in the perspective of the classroom teacher, and then divide them into 15-20 minute segments. This […]

  4. An Open Infinite Canvas Where To Collect Anything You Want: Murally

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    Curated by Giuseppe Mauriello on Scoop.it, and if you are not following this social media curation guru, you should, comes a multi-tasking curation tool. Welcome to one of the newest reinventions of Pinterest. From Robin Good: Mural.ly is an infinite visual canvas that can be used to create visual maps, digital posters, collections of information […]

  5. Intriguing Students through the DE Techbook

    I just completed my first week of integrating the DE Science Techbook with a group of STEM middle school students, through  UW- Marshfield/ Wood County Continuing Education, who wanted to explore the wonders of weather, delving into how tornadoes and hurricanes gain their destructive potential. Now, I am a math teacher who integrates science and […]

  6. Spring Virtual & Live Social Summit in WI

    Saturday April 21st 8:00AM – 1:00 PM Join us Live  or Virtually!   The Discovery Educator Network is mixing it up a little this spring and trying something different. Instead of the typical Spring Virtual Conference, the DEN has partnered with Classroom 2.0 to present the Social Learning Summit. This event will take the place of the […]

  7. 60 in 60 – 60 Web Tools in 60 Minutes with Brandon Lutz

    Flying solo, DEN STAR Brandon Lutz #60in6012

    Last year’s P.A.E.C.T. Advocate of the Year, this year’s P.A.E.C.T. Southeast Regional Director, and always a DEN (super) STAR, Brandon Lutz is a legend at PETE&C any year. His name is synonymous with 60 in 60, a presentation that packs an overflowing full house eager to cheer him as he achieves the superman impossible: 60 […]

  8. APP ATTACK! 60 Apps in 60 Minutes with Brandon Lutz & Scott Snyder

    Supermen Scott Snyder & Brandon Lutz: 60 Apps in 60 Minutes

    Are you ready for the fastest 60 minutes on the planet? Is there a faster conference session anywhere? Yes, if you count Brandon Lutz‘s legendary 60 in 60 crowd pleaser, possibly the most popular session at PETE&C any year. Lutz and his co-presenter Scott Snyder, both DEN STARS, have achieved legend status, famous for a […]

  9. Scoop.it Up Day of Discovery 2011 Resources

    Porter Scooped.it in Session 1 What a week! Solid Teacher Appreciation from the DEN, some great new tools, capped by a Day of Discovery at Discovery Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD. The first session I attended was Porter Palmer‘s Teaching Humanities in the Digital Age. She had already curated her presentation in Scoop.it, our newest […]

  10. Teaching Humanitites in the Digital Age: Porter Palmer #DOD2011

    L2R: Porter Palmer & Kyle Schutt, DEN Managers Porter Palmer, DEN Manager, is a wonderful friend and a great addition to the DE team. I met her years ago at a Summer Institute and have been following her ever since. Did you know that Discovery Education has hundreds of speeches with speech guides and transcripts […]

  11. JB + JC + FB + GE3D = A Better Mousetrap for Teaching Julius Caesar

    “So, your teaching Julius Caesar and that means you’re in Rome. What do you eat in Rome — Italian Ice, right?” Jen Brinson in AM Class So Jennifer Brinson began her Google Earth Tour with 8 varieties of Italian Ice for my tenth grade students who are currently working on putting the characters from the […]

  12. Learning on Facebook from Former Students & Discovering Fabulous Things

    Up early on Sunday morning, reading Facebook and came across a repost from a former Salisbury High School student, Mike Wohlberg. He was ahead of his time in many ways, especially good in the fine arts, and an expert in technology, media production, almost anything tech related. I learned so much from him. So I […]

  13. Lunch & Learn: Fast-Food Takeout for the Classroom

    Jennifer Brinson, SHS IT Can learning be fun, engaging, and collaborative. Absolutely, especially when DEN STAR Jennifer Brinson explores engagement strategies with teachers–during lunch. If you are a coach looking for a new way to reach, teach and learn with teachers, Lunch & Learn is an innovative way to sandwich interactive instruction into 25 fun […]

  14. Same Campus + Real Time = Prezi Meeting

    Real time collaboration Nothing beats opening your email to find a whole new way of collaborating. Whether your students are engaged in Project or Challenge-Based Learning, or you want to collaborate locally or globally, Prezi Meeting just made learning better. For web-based presentations, Prezi Meeting reinvented desktop sharing. Up to 10 people can work together […]

  15. DEN Virtual Conference Is Here!

    Fall VirtCon 2010 Saturday, October 23, 2010 9AM to 3 PM ET Download the flyer Cost: FREE Register for the virtual sessions (Beginning at 8am ET, you can click this same link to join the event!) Schedule: 9-9:50 AM It’s Not the Technology, It’s the Education Gail Lovely Web 2.0 tools are cool. iPads, cell […]

  16. Virtual Visit With Jennifer Dorman: Transforming Student Learning

    Will our students be ready for a global workplace?   Transforming Student Learning with CBL Last year, Salisbury Township School District implemented Professional Learning Communities K-12 as a way for teachers to model the District’s Mission Statement: Inspire, Think, Learn, Grow ~ Together. And together we have learned and taught, researched and studied, traveled in […]

  17. What Do Your Students Know About Google?

    Jen Brinson: Google Apps ~ More & Even More Did you know that last month the United States government conducted 4200 Google searches? Do you wonder what they did before Google? On that note, Jennifer Brinson, STAR DEN Leadership Council Events Member and Salisbury High School‘s Instructional Coach, spent the day teaching my 10th and […]

  18. Webinar with Build It Bigger’s Danny Forster

    (Reposted from Porter Palmer on the DEN National blog) Mark your calendars! At 1pm ET on Monday, September 13th Danny Forster from the Science Channel’s Build It Bigger is joining us for a special webinar event “A New Way to Look at Architecture.” Danny loves architecture, from the curve of a building’s roof line to […]

  19. DEN Book Club Part 2

    DEN Book Club Part 2…. We are several weeks into the Book Club, reading the book ‘Wikinomics – How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything’ by Don Tapscott & Anthony Williams.  The reading of each chapter has brought a bigger understanding of how business entities need to change with the tide, or in a sense, change with […]

  20. Diigo 5.0 Buzz!

    Image via Wikipedia July 1, 2010 seems to be the new release day. I found this article while trying to Diigo something and the interface looked SO different, so I did some fast clicking and found out why. Since the news is barely 20 hours old (unless you were at #ISTE10), thought I would share […]

  21. NING Mini Free for Educators K-12

    Image via CrunchBase If you have been using NING, then you already received an email from the folks at NING and you know about Ning Minis. But if you are new to NING and are considering creating one (or several) for your classes, then you need to register for your NING’s sponsorship from Pearson to […]