Tag archives for Web-Tech

  1. Mashups at ISTE: Got Projects! + MovieMaker Chromakey

    At ISTE 2010 (the conference formerly known as NECC), I will doing a few presentations but the most mediamaking-fun will be the Web 2.0 videos+original videos+curriculum mashups.  Basically, it’s creating content on Web 2.0 sites, like Gizmoz, Blabberize, Wordle, etc., then video-screen capturing it, and editing it with student work and/or DES videos.  Living on the […]

  2. Blog Trolling + Connecticut DEN = Brizzly+

    Trolling the DEN blogs is something I simply do not do enough; on this one I would fall into the who has time essential life question. But at 5 AM, I just could not bring myself to grade a set of essays, so I blog trolled and got as far as Connecticut. They stopped me […]

  3. Beyond the Textbook: Homework Gone Digital

    We’re in Period 2 and the session I’m blogging is with my guidance counselor and Discovery Manager Matt Monjan. Homework Gone Digital ~ Creating Student Access will change the way you think about constructing homework that students will do gladly. In order to assign content, you need to build content in your Discovery Education account […]

  4. Top 10 Ways to Pop Your Blog ~ Beyond the Writing

    Beyond the Writing, Top 10 Ways to Pop Your Blog: 1. First Impressions Count: Header and Tag Line If you are Steve Dembo, aka Teach 42, his domain name (and yes, his son has one too), you really do not need a tag line explaining what a reader can expect to find on your blog. […]

  5. Publishing to AudioBoo from an iPhone

    (Cross-posted from Clif’s Notes) As I’ve previously mentioned AudioBoo is a service that makes podcasting and audio blogging a snap. Here’s my quick demonstration. Your “boo” (That’s what they call your audio file) will be uploaded to your AudioBoo profile. You can take a look at my profile page to get an idea of what […]

  6. Discovery Education Classes from Orange County Office of Education!

    Do you guys know about the great classes the Orange County Department of Education is offering?  They have a ton of sessions on everything from Grant Writing to Digital Storytelling to Interactive Whiteboards in the classroom, just to name a few.  They also happen to be offering some great, in-depth, in-person classes on Discovery Education […]

  7. SciCon 2010 in Knoxville January 9th

    Saturday, January 9, 2010 9 AM to 4 PM ETRegister for the live event in Knoxville sponsored by our DEN Leadership Council. Click Here to Register for the Knoxville Event! DEN SCIcon 2010 is an online conference (with a twist) focused on providing participants with some of the most effective strategies for transforming their science […]

  8. EdTechConnect Tonight

    EdTechConnect with Gail Lovely Webinar – Tools for Engagement and Collaboration in the Elementary Grades.  December 16 at 7 PM EST. In the session we will explore online tools and the powerful ways they can be used to engage young students in learning environments and activities. The emphasis will be on collaboration and curriculum integration. […]

  9. The New Permanent Record with Steve Dembo

    Steve Dembo’s slides from Media Share for The New Permanent Record In partnership with Comcast from Discovery Education, this newest partnership is geared to students, teachers, and parents in Indiana, to provide great resources for this state. Available for Comcast subscribers, this service provides a web-based, online, on-demand library of DE resources of local, national, […]

  10. The STARS Are Shining Tonight

    In this very special edition of Shining STARs, tonight at 7 PM we are featuring students from the Wilkes/Discovery Education Instructional Media program, who will be sharing some of the best projects that they’ve created during their coursework. Be prepared to be dazzled! You still have time to register. Vince Hill is the Director of […]

  11. Complete Guide to Google Wave

    In lieu of a Common Craft Google Wave in Plain English (soon, please, Lee LeFever), here’s one you might enjoy. The Complete Guide to Google Wave is a comprehensive user manual by Gina Trapani with Adam Pash. As a follow up to the Google Wave post, here’s the complete guide to Google Wave. Through the […]

  12. Google Wave

    Image by curiouslee via Flickr I posted about Google Wave a while ago, but now happily am using it and must say I really love it. The Wave promise was that it would redefine email and web communication. You might want to try it yourself to see if it lived up to the hype and […]

  13. Animoto in Education

    One of the more recent features of Animoto’s full-length video version (what you and your students get when you apply) is short video footage insertion. I tried this new feature and it works best when you select half-time for your video, another reason why you want Animoto in Education. It gives you speed features you […]

  14. Livestream Goes BETA

    If you were a Mogulus user, then you already know that it changed its name a while ago to Livestream, and you probably received the same email that I am copying and pasting.  (If you get a login screen from owa.cliu, just click it closed and read on–a glitch we’re working on to remove permanently). […]

  15. Tom Barrett's Creative Ways To Use….

    Wikis can be used for many things by different people. Even with the limited editing tools, there is enough available to create some online content for any purpose. There is a blog post on the smarttech.com site that offers 50 Ways to Use Wikis for a More Collaborative and Interactive Classroom. When you are finished […]

  16. Animoto Adds Video Clips

    If I could only use 3 Web 2.0 tools with my students, I would choose VoiceThread, Ustream.tv, and Animoto. Three days ago, Animoto made huge inroads, and in my opinion, just got even better by giving its clients the opportunity to add short video segments. According to the folks from Animoto, you do not need […]